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Daily Archives: October 19, 2017

US push to sell Trump’s policy on Iran walloped at UN

US Ambassador Nikki Haley’s push to derail a UN Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East towards Iran’s nuclear deal has been met with backlash as most of the participants seek to focus on Israeli-Palestinian issues, especially Israel’s illegal settlements in the West Bank. During the meeting ...

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Iraqi Kurdistan vote postponed as ‘civil war’ looms large

Iraq’s Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) has decided to postpone the presidential and legislative elections in the northern semi-autonomous region amid spiraling tensions with the Baghdad government in the wake of last month’s Kurdish independence referendum and a dire “threat of civil war” there. The KRG’s Independent High Electoral Commission announced on Wednesday ...

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UAE set to announce cabinet reshuffle Thursday: PM

The vice-president and prime minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) says the country is set to announce a government reshuffle soon. “Today we will reveal changes in the UAE cabinet to refresh blood and to be as a motivation to change as well as a preparation for the next ...

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Is Trump going to be impeached?

US President Donald Trump will not be impeached because he is doing the bidding of the actual ruling class of the United States, according to American writer and political analyst Daniel Patrick Welch. Welch made the remarks in an exclusive interview with Press TV on Tuesday while commenting a recent ...

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Catalonia defiant as Madrid-set deadline arrives

Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has threatened to formally declare independence if Spain moves to suspend the region’s autonomy, a regional government source says, as a Madrid-imposed deadline arrives for Catalonia to unambiguously drop its secession bid. Puigdemont told members of his Catalan Democratic Party (CUP) on Wednesday that he would ...

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Tillerson praises India, but calls China a destabilizing force

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says China poses a threat to stability in the region and the world order, while praised India, calling it a responsible nation. Tillerson made the remarks while speaking at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, a foreign policy think tank, in Washington, DC ...

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