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To Dotard, love Rocketman? Kim & Trump confirmed ‘friendly’ pen pals despite disagreements

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“Excellent,” “beautiful,” “friendly,” Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s letters show that some things are bigger than politics. As tensions rise over stalling Korea nuclear talks, the leaders’ epistolary relationship is going strong. While we can’t be sure that US President Trump spent the last two weeks since he received North Korean Chairman Kim’s “beautiful” letter Read More

Trump signs off sanctions ‘targeting Iran’s supreme leader’

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US President Donald Trump has signed off fresh sanctions on Iran which he says will target the country’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. The moves comes amid escalating tensions between the two countries after Tehran shot down an American drone last week. Speaking in the Oval Office at the White House, Mr Trump said he Read More

Oman denies helping Trump to warn Iran about impending US attack

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Omani authorities have denied reports that they relayed a message to Iran from President Donald Trump, warning them of an impending US strike. The aborted attack followed Iran shooting down a US surveillance drone. Responding to the report on Monday, Oman’s Foreign Ministry tweeted that rumors of them conveying a message from Trump were untrue, Read More

Trump tells countries to PAY UP if they want US protection in Strait of Hormuz

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Ever the businessman, US President Donald Trump saw something in the ongoing crisis in the Strait of Hormuz most others didn’t: a chance to rake in some cash by demanding foreign nations pay for “protection.” Trump took to Twitter Monday to, once again, call out world governments for supposedly freeloading off the US, this time Read More

Sanctions level 90? US embargoes popular VIDEO GAME in Iran & Syria

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Washington’s economic war against Iran took a turn for the petty this weekend, as gamers in Iran and Syria found themselves unable to play popular video game ‘League of Legends’ due to new “restrictions” by the US government. First, they came for the politicians, then, the businessmen… and now, they have come for the gamers. Read More

Russia says it will counter ‘illegal’ US sanctions on Iran

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By Tom Gillespie, news reporter Russia says it will counter “illegal” sanctions Donald Trump plans to impose on Iran after the downing of a US drone. Deputy foreign minister Sergei Ryabkov has not revealed what steps Russia would take in response to the measures taken by Donald Trump aimed at stopping the country from obtaining Read More

Trump warns of more Iran sanctions with fewer targets remaining

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By Saleha Mohsin and Ladane Nasseri on 6/24/2019 WASHINGTON and DUBAI (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump is threatening Iran with additional sanctions on Monday, but there’s not much left for the U.S. to target because most of the Islamic Republic’s economy has been crippled by earlier penalties. The U.S. is already sanctioning significant sectors including Read More

US deploying missiles along Russia’s borders could lead to ‘new Cuban crisis’ – Russia’s deputy FM

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Washington will provoke explosive tensions, reminiscent of the darkest moments of the Cold War, if it sends missiles close to Russia’s border after suspending the INF Treaty, a senior diplomat in Moscow warned. If Washington deploys short or mid-range ground-based missiles along Russia’s borders, the situation “will not only become complicated, it will escalate to Read More

‘They tried hard, but failed’: Iran foiled all US attempts to carry out cyber-attacks

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Iran successfully prevented US cyber-attacks that targeted its infrastructure, the country’s information minister said after Washington was reported to have crippled Tehran’s missile control sites with a retaliatory cyber-strike. Minister for Information and Communication Technology Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi appeared to deny reports in the US media that a massive cyber-offensive had disabled Iranian computer systems Read More

‘Jihadi Jack’: I’d love to come home, I won’t blow up Brits

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A suspected Islamic State militant from the UK, dubbed “Jihadi Jack”, has told Sky News he regrets what he did and feels guilty for what he put his parents through. Speaking from the prison in Syria where he is being held by Kurdish authorities, Jack Letts urged mum Sally Lane, 57, and dad John Letts, Read More