Now that former President of Yemen Ali Abdullah Saleh is dead, Iran’s direct support for the Houthis can grow in importance in the coming months.
Iraqi forces “liberated Rawa entirely, and raised the Iraqi flag over its buildings”.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a project manager with the Thomson Reuters Foundation, was sentenced to five years after being convicted by an Iranian court of plotting to overthrow the clerical establishment. She denies the charges.
The attacks, the deadliest on French soil since World War Two, prompted the country to strike back, joining international military operations targeting ISIS and other Islamist militant groups in Iraq, Syria, Libya and elsewhere.
The coordinated defence is part of attempts to shore up Theresa May’s government, which has been weakened by a series of scandals and gaffes involving her top team of ministers as she negotiates the Brexit.
A key Western ally and host to the US Fifth Fleet, Sunni Muslim-ruled Bahrain has for years grappled with protests and sporadic violence coming from its Shi’ite majority.
Part of the reason that war no longer helps to build nations is simply that few new nations are waiting to be built.
The government is giving off the whiff of terminal decline. But it’s not yet in free fall.
Putin met Iranian political leaders in an effort to nurture a warming relationship strengthened since US President Donald Trump threatened to abandon the international nuclear deal with Iran reached in 2015.
Technical problems caused leakage of oil that led to explosion and fire.
The train was travelling from Baluchistan’s capital of Quetta to the eastern metropolis of Lahore when a blast on the main railway track damaged one of its cars.
She voiced deep outrage over the harassment of journalists and added that progress on women’s rights was extremely slow as well.
While Tillerson did not directly demand that India should snap all ties with North Korea, sources claim that Indian officials are aware that Washington would like New Delhi to take the step based on indirect feelers.
The Trump administration will temporarily delay the processing of most refugees from 11 countries identified as high-risk, while resuming refugee admissions for other countries, government officials said on Tuesday.
Homs province governor Talal Barazi said, “More than 60 were dead, while more than 100 others are missing, either kidnapped or killed”.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan region on Monday to resolve their conflict over Kurdish self-determination and disputed territories through dialogue.
Donald Trump’s bellicose long-term Iran strategy would certainly create a rift between the US and European powers. Even more perhaps than the one that followed George W. Bush’s decision to invade Iraq in 2003.
A path toward reconciliation will be a long, arduous test of nerves that could expose the US-backed war effort in Iraq to risks from insurgents and militants.
Nikki Haley said the US was not saying that Iran was in breach of the agreement, but she raised concerns about its activities that are not covered by the pact.
The US president is also expected to roll out a broader US strategy on Iran that would be more confrontational.
Amid fears the proposed independence will stoke separatism among their own Kurdish populations, Iran and Turkey vowed to work closely together.
US does not provide non-humanitarian, non-trade-related foreign assistance to any country that fails to comply with minimum standards for eliminating trafficking.
Trump is considering whether to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers including the US
The Kurds consider Monday’s referendum to be a historic step in the generations-old quest for a state of their own.
US President Donald Trump is weighing whether the 2015 deal serves US security interests as he faces a mid-October deadline for certifying that Iran is complying with the pact.
President Donald Trump, who must make a decision by mid-October that could undermine the agreement, said Iran is violating “the spirit” of the 2015 deal.
Despite US threats, Iran seems to have emerged more powerful than ever, expanding its sphere of influence in the Gulf region and in the Levant.
The report was the third since Trump’s inauguration, who has called the 2015 agreement between six major powers and Iran “the worst deal ever negotiated”.
Though both are fighting ISIS, Moscow backs the Syrian government, whereas the US military backs a collection of Kurdish and Arab forces.
The group killed at least 18 people in attacks on parliament in Tehran and the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini on June 7.
Rouhani has intensified efforts to protect the deal – the biggest achievement of his first term – against Washington’s return to an aggressive Iran policy.
Dozens of Yemenis and Iranians who won the chance to immigrate to the US sued the US State Department on Friday for not processing their visa applications after President Donald Trump’s temporary travel ban was reinstated.
Iran had already said it would complain to the body that oversees the 2015 deal, under which curbed its nuclear programme in return for sanctions relief.
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also said he and President Trump discuss how to use the international agreement to advance administration policies.
Iran’s former president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, faces sentences on seven verdicts of misusing billions of dollars in government funds while in office, the public prosecutor at Iran’s Supreme Audit Court said.
Iran boycotted the haj last year after hundreds of people, many of them Iranians, died in a crush at the pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia in 2015.
The move came after Iran announced it had successfully tested rocket technology to put satellites into space, which the US claims breaches UNSC resolutions as the technology can be used to develop missiles.
Vladimir Putin, who has repeatedly denied the conclusions of US intelligence agencies that Moscow interfered using cyber warfare methods, has threatened retaliation against the legislation.
Iranian defence minister Hossein Dehghan and his Iraqi counterpart Erfan al-Hiyali signed a memorandum which covered border security, logistics and training.
Iranian defence minister Hossein Dehghan announced the launch of the Sayyad 3 missiles with improved altitude and range, as a response to arms acquisitions by its middle east neighbours.