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Special Counsel Robert Mueller delivered to Attorney General his final report on Russia probe

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS/REUTERS) -- Special Counsel Robert Mueller has delivered his final report on the Russia probe to the Attorney General. Mueller submitted the report to Attorney General William Barr, the top U.S....

Trump: Further sanctions on Pyongyang have been lifted

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- US President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he had canceled additional US sanctions planned for North Korea. "Today, the US Treasury has announced that additional large sanctions will...

Trump may officially recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan during Netanyahu’s visit

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- President Donald Trump may sign an official document recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights during a visit by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Washington, a US...

Bolton beats Trump in a glee around the Syrian Golan

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- John Bolton, the US national security adviser, said it was unacceptable for Syria or Iran to control the occupied Golan. "To allow the Syrian or Iranian regime to control...

Statement: Two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Two NATO soldiers were killed on Friday during an operation in Afghanistan, the NATO-led heavy-handed operation in Kabul said. The operation did not elaborate in its statement. The names...

US is imposing new sanctions on Iran on 14 individuals and 17 entities

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United States on Friday imposed new sanctions linked to Iran on 14 individuals and 17 entities in connection with Tehran's weapons of mass destruction programs, a statement...

US threatens to punish anyone who deals with an Iranian defense research organization

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United States warned on Friday that any entity or individual linked to an Iranian arms and research organization would be subject to US sanctions. The US Treasury earlier...

Syria pledges to restore Golan amid international criticism of Trump’s statements

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Syrian government vowed on Friday to restore the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, while Damascus's allies and rivals condemned US President Donald Trump's comments that it was time to...

Pompeo: Pressure on Iran and Hezbollah is a success

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- US financial pressure on Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah is a success, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday during a visit to Beirut. Pompio called...

Source: US preparing official document on recognition of Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- US officials are preparing an official document recognizing Washington's sovereignty over the Golan Heights and is likely to be signed by US President Donald Trump next week, a...

Russia: Changing the status of the Golan is a violation of UN resolutions

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Changing the status of the Golan Heights would be a direct violation of UN resolutions, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova was quoted as saying on Friday. Zakharova was...

US fuels tensions in region – Kremlin

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Kremlin accuses the United States of stirring up tensions by sending bombers over its borders. The Kremlin spokesman said on Thursday (March 21st) that the US strategic B-52...

United States would lose the battle for Europe against China

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Angela Merkel has again openly spoken out against Donald Trump, this time in the context of the dispute over the company Huawei. The German Chancellor has promised that Germany...

US B-52 bomber intercepted in Russian border (VIDEO)

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Russian Defense Ministry has broadcast the video of the escort of a US strategic bomber B-5 at the border by two Russian fighter planes. The images taken...

Washington lists Islamic State media on its list of terrorist organizations

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Amaq, the Daesh news agency and the Al-Hayat media and communication department, have been listed by the United States as terrorist organizations because of their links to the...

Still more billions for US intelligence against China and Russia

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The US government is preparing to increase the budget allocated to secret services for operations in Russia and China. US secret service funding could increase by 6% to $...

United States loses its primacy in space, according to the Pentagon

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Washington cedes its primacy in space to China, announced the US Secretary of Defense, stating that the US government had launched only half of the number of rockets...

Russia will have to respond to US deployment of medium-range missiles

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Russia has to be ready to deploy medium-range missiles, the Russian foreign ministry said on Tuesday. "The United States is continuing to design new medium-range missile systems, so Russia...

Washington slams Venezuelan company and deletes 12 Venezuelans from its black list

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United States has imposed a sanctions package on Venezuelan miner Minerven and its director, Adriana Antonio Perdomo Mata, while lifting restrictions on 12 more Venezuelans. The US Treasury...

US is seriously considering the possibility of Brazil’s membership in NATO: Trump

UNITED STATES (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United States is seriously considering the possibility of Brazil’s membership in NATO or any other alliance. This was announced on Tuesday by US President Donald Trump during...

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