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Trump designates North Korea as a state sponsor of terror

US President Donald Trump has designated North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, a move designed to punish the Asian nation over its nuclear and missile programs. “Should have happened a long time ago. Should have happened years ago,” Trump declared on Monday while speaking about the designation at ...

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Qatar slams Saudi Arabia for repression at home, subversion abroad

Qatar has harshly criticized Saudi Arabia for its domestic repression and subversive foreign policy, declaring that Riyadh is most recently interfering in the domestic affairs of Lebanon. Qatar’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani made the remarks in Washington on Monday. “It seems these powers are willing to ...

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Iran only fights terrorism in Syria: Russia envoy to Israel

Russia’s Ambassador to Israel Alexander Shein has defended Iran’s presence in Syria, saying the Islamic Republic solely battles terrorism gripping the Arab country. Writing on the Russian embassy’s Facebook page on Monday, Shein echoed Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s remarks on November 14, who described the Iranian and Russian military presence ...

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US Treasury slaps sanctions on ‘IRGC-linked’ individuals, entities

In yet another hostile measure against Tehran, the US has slapped sanctions on several individuals and companies for their alleged links with Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC). According to a statement issued by the US Treasury Department on Monday, two Iranian companies and their directors were placed on the latest ...

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