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Russia has no idea yet why Washington blames Assad for chemical attacks

Russia has not comprehended yet why Washington is confident that Syrian President Bashar Assad is guilty of chemical attacks in Khan Shaykhun in April this year and in East Ghouta on August 21, 2013,...
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US asks if Iran military sites to be checked under nuclear deal

The US wants to know if the UN atomic watchdog plans to inspect Iranian military sites to verify Tehran’s compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal, the US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, said...

Pakistan rejects role of ‘scapegoat for US failures’ in Afghanistan

Pakistan has rejected US criticism of its efforts to fight terrorism, saying it should not be made a scapegoat for the failure of the US military to win the war in Afghanistan. Pakistan’s powerful military...

United Nations condemned US-led airstrikes in Syria’s Raqqa

The United Nations has condemned the US-led coalition airstrikes in Syria’s Raqqah, following reports of a large number of civilian deaths in the city. The spokesman for the UN Secretary-General says the new reports...

US urges Pakistan to adopt a different approach toward terrorism

The U.S. has urged Pakistan to adopt a different approach toward terrorism a day after accusing the South Asian country of harboring militant groups. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US could consider...

Police clashed with anti-Trump protesters in Phoenix in Arizona

Police have clashed with anti-Trump protesters in the US city of Phoenix in Arizona State. The clashes broke out outside the venue, where President Donald Trump wrapped up a speech. Police used gas to disperse...

China, Russia slam US sanctions

Moscow and Beijing have warned the United States over the recent sanctions targeting Russian and Chinese individuals and entities for allegedly doing business with North Korea. Russia says that it is working on a...

New US penalties on Chinese, Russian firms over North Korea

The Trump administration on Tuesday imposed sanctions on 16 mainly Chinese and Russian companies and people “for assisting North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs and helping the North make money to support those...

US sanctions 16 entities, individuals over North Korea’s nuclear program

The United States on Tuesday announced new sanctions on 16 entities and individuals, mainly from China and Russia, for their alleged ties to North Korea's nuclear weapons program. The designations are in line with a...

Taliban can’t win militarily, US commander

Gen. John Nicholson, top U.S. and NATO commander in Afghanistan, on Tuesday said that the Taliban cannot win the war in Afghanistan by military means. He made the comments in the wake of U.S. President...

South Korea urges DPRK not to conduct provocation amid joint war game with US

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Monday urged the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) not to conduct any provocation as the joint war game with the United States kicked off. Moon told a cabinet...

US drone crashes in SE Turkey

A US drone crashed in southeast Turkey on Monday, according to a statement on the website of the Incirlik air base in Turkey. The drone, an MQ-1 Predator, was being remotely piloted when it crashed...

9/11 survivors blast May for hiding Saudi report

Survivors of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks have lambasted UK Prime Minister Theresa May for “shamefully” rejecting their request to publish a high-profile government report on Saudi Arabia’s funding of terror groups, which...

Top US general says China needs to increase pressure on North Korea

There is a growing urgency for China to increase pressure on North Korea and the US has the resolve to use the full range of military capabilities to defend itself and its allies, the...

2 US service members killed, five injured in northern Iraq

Two US service members were killed and five injured during combat operations in northern Iraq on Sunday, the military said. In a statement, the military said initial reports indicated the incident was not due to...

US airstrikes kill key IS commander in Afghanistan

Several senior members of Islamic State's central Asian affiliate were killed in a U.S. air strike in Afghanistan, officials said on Sunday, as cited by Reuters. https://twitter.com/VOP_Today/status/896646860127035393 The attack on Thursday killed Abdul Rahman, identified by...

South Korea, US ready for war games, military

Military officials said they plan to move ahead with large-scale US-South Korea exercises later this month that North Korea claims are a rehearsal for war, told Associated Press on Friday. The exercises are an annual...

US-led airstrike in Afghanistan killed 16 civilians

Afghan officials say at least 16 civilians have been killed by the latest US-led airstrike in the country’s east. A spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province said women and children were among the fatalities....

China should remain neutral if North Korea launches an attack on US

China should remain neutral if North Korea launches an attack that threatens the United States, a Chinese state-run newspaper said on Friday, sounding a warning for Pyongyang over its plans to fire missiles near...

Russian spy plane flies over Washington

A Russian surveillance aircraft has made a low altitude flight over the Pentagon, the Capitol and other US government buildings in Washington, reported Press TV. The Russian Air Force Tupolev Tu-154 made its flight on...