Russia and Turkey accuse US of destabilizing Middle East

Russia and Turkey have accused the US of destabilizing Middle East and wiping out any prospect for Israeli – Palestinian peace. Russian president Vladimir Putin has ended a one-day three-nation tour with a stop in Ankara, where he joined President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in criticizing the US over Jerusalem. “Russia assumes that any peace agreement […]

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Most detainees in Saudi Arabia anti-corruption drive pardoned

Most detainees in the Saudi Arabia anti-corruption drive have been offered pardon. This was disclosed by an attorney general. Prominent figures, including princes, ministers and businessmen, were taken into custody last month. A statement said that 320 people have been called in for questioning while 159 are currently being detained. Those who denied the allegations […]

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South Korea: North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile is capable of reaching Washington, D.C

North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile fired this week potentially has the capability of reaching targets as far as 8,100 miles away, putting Washington, D.C., within reach. That is according to South Korean officials. South Korea’s Defense Ministry said the North’s Hwasong-15 is considerably larger than the regime’s previous ICBM, the Hwasong-14, and is designed to […]

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Washington and Seoul condemn North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test launch

Washington and Seoul have both condemned North Korea’s latest ballistic missile test launch. Both governments say the rogue state poses a worldwide threat. The suspected intercontinental ballistic missile splashed down near Japan but scientists say its steep trajectory indicates Pyongyang could theoretically reach the US capital. North Korea’s media has claimed the latest test was […]

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Several Foreign ministers meet to discuss Iran’s nuclear agreement with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

A clutch of foreign ministers from Germany, France, China, Iran and the EU, among others, have met to discuss Iran’s nuclear agreement, with America’s Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. This follows the fallout from President Trump’s speech at the UN General Assembly. It was Tillerson’s first meeting with Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif, the highest-level meeting […]

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