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US Imposes New Iran Sanctions, But Waives Others

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WASHINGTON – The US said it imposed sanctions on the Iranian construction sector and trade in four materials used in its military and nuclear programs on Thursday, even as it suspended sanctions to allow foreign companies to pursue non-proliferation work in Iran, reports Reuters. The decisions announced by the US …

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Afghanistan is Safer Than Chicago: Trump

Afghanistan is Safer Than Chicago: Trump

CHICAGO – US President Donald Trump is feuding with Chicago Police Chief, calling the city an embarrassment and saying “Afghanistan is a safe place by comparison”. US President Donald Trump has used a conference of police chiefs to describe host city Chicago as “embarrassing” under the leadership of its top …

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Japan and France offer Iran loan to fully comply with JCPOA

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TEHRAN – Japan and France have proposed a joint plan to provide Iran with a loan of about $18.4 billion to be secured by oil if the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Tehran’s nuclear program was fully respected, Japanese media agencies reported Monday. According to the Mainichi newspaper, …

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US Democrats Protest Transferring $200M to Fund Border Wall

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WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump has quietly transferred more than $200 million from Pentagon counterdrug efforts toward building his long-promised wall along the US-Mexico border. That’s according to Democrats protesting the move, which would shift $129 million to wall construction from anti-drug efforts in Afghanistan — the source of …

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US Officials Meet Taliban to Revive Talks

US Officials Meet Taliban to Revive Talks

WASHINGTON – American officials have again met Taliban envoys to discuss ways to revive talks after Donald Trump killed off a potential deal last month. Zalmay Khalilzad, Mr Trump’s chief negotiator, met the leader of the Taliban’s representatives, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, in Pakistan earlier this month. Officials discussed either …

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US Sends 3,000 More Troops to Saudi Arabia

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WASHINGTON – The Pentagon confirmed Friday that 3,000 more US troops are being deployed to Saudi Arabia to defend the monarchy led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and prepare for war against Iran, sources said quoting International committee of fourth International (ICFI). The deployment includes two fighter squadrons, one …

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