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Envoy: Iran’s Arms Ban Expiration, New Failure for US

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to Vienna-Based International Organization Kazzem Qaribabadi said that termination of arms sanctions against his country marked a fresh defeat for...

Iran has opportunity to buy weapons in foreign countries from Sunday

The embargo on supplies to Iran and on Iranian export of conventional weapons expired on Sunday, the fifth anniversary from the effective time of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of...

Thousands of US troops have come home from Iraq

The U.S. military has completed its drawdown from about 5,200 to fewer than 3,000 troops in Iraq, said Army Col. Wayne Marotto, a spokesman for the U.S.-led...

Ultimatum signals modest US goal in Iraq: Avoid defeat

The threat by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo seemed extreme. The United States would shutter its own embassy in Baghdad if Iraq didn’t rein in Shiite militia...

New batch of Syrian mercenaries to head to Azerbaijan after suffering heavy losses

BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:00 P.M.) – A new batch of corpses belonging to the Syrian mercenaries killed in the Karabakh region have arrived in Syria this week, the Syrian Observatory...

Syrian Army eliminates ISIS group in powerful counter-assault in Hama

Following a series of attacks by the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) terrorist organization in central Syria, the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) launched a powerful counter-assault to eliminate a group of...

Arab Media: US Desperately Asking Iraqi Resistance Groups to Stop Attacks

The Arabic-language al-Mayadeen news channel reported on Monday that the US has sent desperate messages to the Iraqi resistance groups, calling on them to stop attacks against...

Turkey accuses Syrian Army of being behind protests at Idlib military posts

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:15 P.M.) – Turkish security sources told RT Arabic that members of the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) are behind the demonstrations that took place in...

Over 100 Syrian mercenaries killed fighting for Azerbaijan: report

BEIRUT, LEBANON (5:20 P.M.) – The total number of Syrians killed in the Karabakh region has exceeded 100 after more than a week of fighting.According to the...

Russia began modernizing Syrian Army 2 years ago: Assad

BEIRUT, LEBANON (1:10 P.M.) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that the Syrian Arab Army (SAA) is completely dependent on Russian weapons, and that it will...

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US Intel Chief Says No Evidence That Hunter Biden Laptop Is Part Of Russian...

John Ratcliffe, the director of national intelligence, said Monday that the intelligence community does not have evidence that the release of emails from Hunter...

Mayor says no need to tighten restrictions in Moscow, ‘point solutions’ possible

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin does not see the necessity to tighten the restrictive measures due to the coronavirus yet doesn’t exclude "point solutions." "Many people...

Israel, Bahrain formalize diplomatic relations during joint US-Israeli visit to Gulf state

Bahrain has become the fourth Arab nation to formally establish diplomatic ties with Tel Aviv as officials from both states signed a joint communique...

Defense Minister says Iran will sell weapons to countries despised by US

According to Press TV, Brigadier General Amir Hatami said Iran will sell arms to the countries despised by the Americans if they...

Germany continues to expand its military presence in Lithuania

The German Air Force is setting up a Deployable Control and Reporting Centre (DCRC) at Šiauliai Air Base, Lithuania, supplemented by additional...