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Rockets hit Baghdad Green Zone after deadly protest

Rockets hit Baghdad Green Zone after deadly protest

Several rockets fired from inside Baghdad on Saturday struck the capital's fortified Green Zone area that houses most of Iraq's key institutions and main embassies, officials said. "Several Katyusha rockets fired from the …

Wall Street pouring money back into oil and gas

Wall Street pouring money back into oil and gas

More pipelines are needed to carry the larger flows of oil

Donald Trump considers issuing new travel ban

Donald Trump considers issuing new travel ban

US President Donald Trump is considering a new executive order to ban citizens of certain countries from travelling to the US after his initial attempt was overturned in the courts, BBC reports. Trump told reporters on …

Trump to Iran#039s Rouhani: Better be careful

Trump to Iran's Rouhani: Better be careful

U.S. President Donald Trump said that Iran President Hassan Rouhani "better be careful" after Rouhani was quoted as saying that anyone who speaks to Iranians with threats would regret it, Reuters …

Mogherini expresses doubt about Trump#039s commitment to sanctions policy

Mogherini expresses doubt about Trump's commitment to sanctions policy

The European Union's foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, signaled doubt about Donald Trump's commitment to U.S. policy towards Russia. Republicans and Democrats in Congress have expressed …

Turkish hacker behind cyber heists gets 8 years in U.S. prison

Turkish hacker behind cyber heists gets 8 years in U.S. prison

A Turkish hacker was sentenced to eight years in a U.S. prison on Friday for his role as one the masterminds behind three cyber attacks that enabled $55 million to be siphoned from automated teller machines globally, Reuters reported. …

Abe#039s riddle in U.S.

Abe's riddle in U.S.

Selling Japan to Trump and Trump to Japan

America#039s strategy against ISIS takes shape

America's strategy against ISIS takes shape

The world is not interested in another crusading global war on terrorism

Will The US Leave NATO?

Will The US Leave NATO?

Trump Could Anger Russia By Expanding American Involvement In The Military Alliance

Middle East Crude Could Lose Market Share To U.S. Shale

Middle East Crude Could Lose Market Share To U.S. Shale

Flows of U.S. crude oil to Asia become more commercially profitable

EU ready to help China fight protectionsim

EU ready to help China fight protectionsim

EU trade commissioner welcomed China's support of globalisation and multilateralism

Clash with Iran helps U.S. turn to Turkey

Clash with Iran helps U.S. turn to Turkey

Trump is aware of Turkey's strong presence in the Middle East as he focuses on determining the U.S.'s road map in the region

Oil Markets On A Knife Edge

Oil Markets On A Knife Edge

Despite 91% OPEC Compliance

Pentagon says no dialogue with Russia on joining forces in Syria

Pentagon says no dialogue with Russia on joining forces in Syria

The US Department of Defense is not considering a possibility of joining forces with Russia in Syria, Air Force Chief of Staff General David Goldfein told reporters at a Defense Writers Group breakfast, TASS reports. …

Russia expects Trump administration to achieve greater results in war on terror

Russia expects Trump administration to achieve greater results in war on terror

Moscow is confident that the results of the war on terror under the administration of US President Donald Trump will be more significant than under Barack Obama, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov …

Turkey says Erdogan and Trump to hold telephone conversation

Turkey says Erdogan and Trump to hold telephone conversation

Turkish officials say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will hold a telephone conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump — their first since the American leader took office, Yahoo News reported. …

Three threats to the US according to diplomat-consultant’s point of view

Three threats to the US according to diplomat-consultant’s point of view

Stanley Escudero believes the main opponents of the US are ‘jihadists', Russia and China

Investors warm to Russia as bond fund inflows hit record

Investors warm to Russia as bond fund inflows hit record

Investors have warmed to Russian assets, welcoming the country in from the cold. Russian bond funds counted record inflows in the week to February 1 as higher crude prices and improving relations with the US prompted an investor rotation …

You think our country is so innocent? – Trump asks after O’Reilly calls Putin ‘a killer’

"You think our country is so innocent?" – Trump asks after O’Reilly calls Putin ‘a killer’

The US is not as innocent as it may seem, according to President Donald Trump. When Fox News host Bill O’Reilly called Vladimir Putin “a killer,” Trump responded: …

State Department reverses the cancellation of 60,000 visas

State Department reverses the cancellation of 60,000 visas

The State Department says it's reversed the cancellations of visas for foreigners after a federal judge put on hold President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration, TIME reports. The department had said up to 60,000 …

Iranian baby girl in need of heart surgery gets waiver to enter US after travel ban

Iranian baby girl in need of heart surgery gets waiver to enter US after travel ban

A four-month-old Iranian girl in need of an emergency heart surgery has received an emergency waiver for Donald Trump’s 90-day travel ban on Iranian citizens, New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced late Friday. “This …

Trump blasts #039so-called#039 federal judge#039s block of travel ban

Trump blasts 'so-called' federal judge's block of travel ban

President Trump, in a Saturday morning tweetstorm, personally challenged the credentials of the "so-called" federal judge in Seattle who issued a nationwide temporary restraining order blocking the travel ban Trump put in …

Why China won#039t replace the U.S. as the world#039s superpower

Why China won't replace the U.S. as the world's superpower

It takes more than a power vacuum and rising economic status to establish a global hegemony

Iran’s response will be ‘effective  immediate’ if Trump tears up nuclear deal

Iran’s response will be ‘effective & immediate’ if Trump tears up nuclear deal

Hostile rhetoric and actions of the new US president Donald Trump will not be left unanswered, a senior Iranian official said, adding that Iran seeks stability and peace in the region and only tests new weapons to bolster the …

Seattle judge blocks Trump#039s immigration ban nationwide

Seattle judge blocks Trump's immigration ban nationwide

A federal judge in Seattle temporarily blocked US President Donald Trump’s executive order banning entry into the United States from seven Muslim-majority countries, The Independent reports. US District …

Zarif: Iran unmoved by threats

Zarif: Iran unmoved by threats

“Iran unmoved by threats as we derive security from our people. We'll never initiate war, but we can only rely on our own means of defense,” Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted back in response …

Iranian Foreign Ministry slams US new sanctions

Iranian Foreign Ministry slams US new sanctions

Iranian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that inclusion of new Iranian and non-Iranian people and institutes to the list of illegitimate sanctions by the US under the excuse of missile tests is inconsistent with the country’s …

When Will ISIS End?

When Will ISIS End?

yrian Army, Russia Bomb Islamic State In Aleppo As Iraqi Troops Battle For Mosul

Arabs Are Thrilled At Trump’s Rhetoric On Iran

Arabs Are Thrilled At Trump’s Rhetoric On Iran

Trump's statements after Iran tested a ballistic missile are heartening Arabs who resent Iran's growing influence in the region

Kosachev lists spheres for Moscow#039s cooperation with Washington

Kosachev lists spheres for Moscow's cooperation with Washington

Russia should initiate the implementation of economic and energy cooperation as well as cybersecurity into the bilateral agenda with the United States, which may be beneficial to the relations between the two countries, the chairman of the …