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    The son of Jordanian MP leaves the Faculty of Medicine and joins ISIS
    Jul09

    The son of Jordanian MP leaves the Faculty of Medicine and joins ISIS

    ISIS elements. File photo.(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – The son of the Jordanian MP Mazen Aldilain joined the ranks of ISIS in Syria, leaving the Faculty of Medicine in Ukraine, after infiltrating through the border with Turkey. ISIS said in a statement posted on sites belonging to it, IraqiNew.com couldn’t verify the validity of it, “The son...

    Russia wants Iran arms embargo ‘lifted as soon as possible’
    Jul09

    Russia wants Iran arms embargo ‘lifted as soon as possible’

    UFA, RUSSIA // The UN arms embargo on Iran should be lifted as soon as possible, Russia’s foreign minister said on Thursday, pledging to help Tehran contribute to the fight against terrorism. The arms embargo is among stumbling blocks at talks in Vienna between Iran and six major powers, including Russia, on curbing Tehran’s nuclear...

    Russia confirms it opposes UN tribunal for MH17 culprits
    Jul09

    Russia confirms it opposes UN tribunal for MH17 culprits

    Russia said it will oppose a draft UN resolution circulated by Malaysia on establishing an international tribunal to prosecute those behind the downing of Flight MH17 over Ukraine …read more Source: The Daily...

    Joint Chiefs nominee: Arming Ukraine is ‘reasonable’
    Jul09

    Joint Chiefs nominee: Arming Ukraine is ‘reasonable’

    The nominee to be the next top U.S. military officer said that it is ‘reasonable’ to supply lethal arms to Ukrainians fighting against Russian-backed rebel …read more Source: The Daily...

    Brazil questions legitimacy of western sanctions against Russia
    Jul09

    Brazil questions legitimacy of western sanctions against Russia

    Brazil does not recognize the sanctions imposed against Russia over its alleged involvement in the Ukrainian crisis as they hurt the economic situation in the region and their legitimacy raises doubts, Brazilian Minister of External Relations Mauro Vieira said. Vieira said on Wednesday that Brazil “considers unilateral sanctions (against...

    Iran nuclear deal close; impasse over weapons, missiles persists
    Jul09

    Iran nuclear deal close; impasse over weapons, missiles persists

    US Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz and Head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi (L) meet at a hotel in Vienna, during negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, on July 9, 2015. (Carlos Barria/Pool Photo via AP) Vienna and London, Reuters/Asharq Al-Awsat—Iran and six world powers were close to an historic nuclear...

    INSIGHT: With funds and people power, charities globally face government crackdown
    Jul09

    INSIGHT: With funds and people power, charities globally face government crackdown

    Vinuta Gopal, acting head of Greenpeace India, has had more than a few sleepless nights over the past year worrying about the future of her organisation.The Indian government labelled the group “anti-national” for its campaigns against coal mining, genetically modified crops and nuclear power, and blocked its bank accounts, deported...

    Iran nuclear deal close; impasse over weapons, missiles persists
    Jul09

    Iran nuclear deal close; impasse over weapons, missiles persists

    By Louis Charbonneau and Parisa Hafezi Iran and six world powers were close to an historic nuclear agreement on Thursday that could resolve a more than 12-year dispute over Tehran’s nuclear ambitions, but they remained deadlocked on the issue of Iranian arms and missile trade. Over the past two weeks, Iran, the United States, Britain,...

    Europe lawmakers condemn Russian actions in Crimea, Ukraine
    Jul09

    Europe lawmakers condemn Russian actions in Crimea, Ukraine

    Some 100 lawmakers, mainly from Europe, have condemned Russia’s actions in Crimea and Ukraine at a meeting honoring a 1975 accord seen as a milestone in reducing tensions between the East and West during the Cold War …read more Source: The Daily...

    Malaysia Asks UN to Set Up MH17 Tribunal
    Jul09

    Malaysia Asks UN to Set Up MH17 Tribunal

    TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Malaysia on Wednesday circulated a draft UN resolution on establishing an international tribunal that it said would guarantee an independent trial for those behind the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine. …read more Source: Tasnim News...

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