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Daily Archives: September 14, 2017

Myanmar’s regime is a US puppet: Iran’s Velayati

A senior Iranian official says Muslim countries will not remain silent on a deadly crackdown launched by the US-backed regime in Myanmar on minority Rohingya Muslims in the Southeast Asian state. “Myanmar’s regime is a US puppet,” Ali Akbar Velayati, senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on international ...

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Syria moving steadily towards victory: President Assad

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says despite suffering from foreign-sponsored terrorism for the past seven years, his country is moving steadily towards victory, a day after the Russian military announced that government troops were in control of 85 percent of the whole Syrian territory. The Syrian leader made the remarks in ...

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North Korea developing nuclear capability to deter US aggression: Analyst

North Korea is developing a nuclear capability in order to deter the United States which is threatening to attack the country, an American author and investigative journalist in Philadelphia says.   Dave Lindorff, a columnist for Counter Punch and a contributor to Business Week and other news organizations, made the remarks on while commenting on former ...

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Iraqi parliament votes to dismiss Kirkuk governor over independence vote

Iraqi parliament has voted to dismiss the governor of the northern oil-rich province of Kirkuk after the provincial council voted to take part in the upcoming Kurdish independence referendum irrespective of the central government’s strong opposition to the planned vote. An unnamed parliamentary source told Arabic-language al-Sumaria television network on Thursday that ...

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US House votes to block aircraft sales to Iran

The US House of Representatives has voted in favor of new measures that block sales of commercial aircraft to Iran, ignoring some lawmakers’ warnings that the hostile move would undermine the 2015 nuclear agreement between the Islamic Republic and the six world powers. The lawmakers held a voice vote on ...

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Public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire opens in London

A public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire opens in London three months after the devastating blaze tore the 24-stories high-rise and claimed dozens of lives. The head of the investigation, retired judge Sir Martin Moore-Bick, will give a 45-minute statement later today, which will be watched by residents and victims. The Thursday ...

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