US Students Walk Out of Israeli Envoy Talk
TEHRAN (defapress) – Israeli Consul General to New York Dani Dayan was left shocked as at least a hundred students staged a walkout during a talk he was about to give at the US’ Harvard Law School.
Russia Intel Chief Says Cannot Confirm Death of Baghdadi
TEHRAN (defapress) – The director of the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service made room for doubt about the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the former ringleader of Daesh.
Pentagon Chief Says South Korea Should Pay More for US Troops
TEHRAN (defapress)- US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said South Korea “is a wealthy country” and should pay more for the cost of stationing some 28,500 US troops in the East Asian nation.
Three Takeaways from Trump Impeachment Hearing on Friday
TEHRAN (defapress) – US President Donald Trump launched a Twitter attack on a former ambassador to Ukraine on Friday while she was testifying to an impeachment hearing in Congress, an extraordinary moment that Democrats said amounted to witness intimidation.
Saudi Arabia Intensifying Talks with Yemen’s Houthis
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TEHRAN (defapress) – Saudi Arabia is intensifying informal talks with the Houthi Ansarullah movement to reach a ceasefire agreement in Yemen, sources familiar with the discussions said.
UN adopts eight resolutions in condemnation of Israeli crimes in Palestine
TEHRAN (defapress) – The UN Fourth Committee approved eight resolutions on Friday in condemnation of Israeli regime’s crimes in Palestine.
Morales Warns Bolivian Leaders Not to 'Stain Themselves with Blood' as Protesters Take to Streets
TEHRAN (defapress) – Former Bolivian president Evo Morales has warned government officials not to "stain themselves with the blood of the people," after his supporters took to the streets in support of the embattled former leader.
US Appeals Court Again Backs House Request for Trump Tax Documents
TEHRAN (defapress) – A US appeals court said on Wednesday it would not revisit an October decision backing a US House of Representatives subpoena issued to President Donald Trump's accounting firm for his financial records.
US to Ease Firearm Export Rules Next Month
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TEHRAN (defapress) – US firearms makers will be able to more easily export guns, including assault rifles and ammunition, as early as mid-December under rules set to be finalized by the Trump administration, people briefed on the matter said on Tuesday.
Trump Extends National Emergency against Iran
TEHRAN (defapress) – The US government is renewing the state of emergency it first imposed on Iran 40 years ago, President Donald Trump announced in a White House proclamation.
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