Trump decertifies Iran nuclear deal, imposes 'tough sanctions' on Revolutionary Guard Corps
US President Donald Trump has announced that his administration will not certify Iran’s compliance with the nuclear agreement and deferred it to Congress to establish new conditions on the deal. He also announced new US sanctions against Tehran.
Russia says Trump's 'aggressive' stance on Iran doomed to fail
Russia’s foreign ministry said on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump imposed unilateral sanctions on Iran that there was no place in international diplomacy for threatening and aggressive rhetoric, and such methods were doomed to fail.
'We've buried many like Trump': Iranian general warns Tehran knows how to 'fight against US'
The senior commander of Iran's Quds Force has reportedly warned that any action against his country will be "regretted," stressing that Tehran has "buried many…like Trump" and knows how to "fight against America," according to Tasnim news agency, as cited by Reuters.
Catalan Leftists, National Assembly Members Want Puigdemont to Declare Independence
Catalan National Assembly members are meeting with Puigdemont to formulate a response to Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy.
Iraqi Government Affirms it Won’t use Military Force against Kurdistan
The Iraqi government also said it would not hold talks unless the Kurds commit to “Iraq’s unity”.
‘Mass Hysteria’ not Sonic ‘Attacks’ Could Explain US Diplomats' Cuba Incidents
“If it is mass hysteria that would clarify all the mystery – and presumably normalize U.S.-Cuban relations again,” Mark Hallett, neurologist.
ISIS now controls less than 8% of Syrian territory – Russian General Staff
The area controlled by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in Syria has been reduced to less than 8 percent as Syrian government troops, backed by Russian Airspace Forces, continue their successful advance in Deir ez-Zor Province.
SA President Zuma must face corruption charges, court rules
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma must face charges of corruption, fraud, racketeering and money laundering, the Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled.
Trump's Latest Obamacare Killer Will Cost Uncle Sam $194 Billion
President Donald Trump is halting some Obamacare subsidies. The move could mean that the government will end up spending almost $200 billion more on health insurance.
San Francisco’s Air Quality Matches Beijing’s
Air quality in San Francisco sank to the level of smog-choked Beijing this week, as soot from more than a dozen wildfires in California’s wine country blanketed the Bay Area.
NFL: League not seeking mandate for players to stand during anthem
The NFL said on Friday it has no plans to mandate players stand for the U.S. national anthem, but will rather present a possible solution on how to end the controversial protests when it meets with team owners next week.
Lawyer and LGBT Activist to be Uruguay's First Transgender Senator
Michelle Suarez, Uruguay's first trans lawyer, will use her position as a substitute senator for the Communist Party of Uruguay to fight for LGBT rights.