Category: Global News

Syria’s President Assad ‘to visit North Korea’

BBC News reports: “Syrian President Bashar al-Assad plans to make a state visit to North Korea, the North’s state news agency says. It would be the first time North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has hosted […]

Iran ready to thwart US anti-Iran measures

The Islamic Republic News Agency reports: “Iranian parliament speaker said on Friday that Islamic Republic is quite ready to thwart the US’s anti-Iran measures. Today, the country is quite ready for countering the US’ wrong […]

Iran rejects US report on religious freedoms in Iran

The Islamic Republic News Agency reports: “Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Friday rejected a US report on the situation of religious freedoms in Iran as politically motivated and unreal. Speaking in reaction to […]

Report: Iran, Hezbollah preparing to retreat from Israeli border

Israel National News reports: “Iranian forces are preparing to withdraw from southern Syria, pulling back away from the Israeli border, an anti-government monitoring group claimed Thursday. According to the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, […]

China rejects US accusations it seeks hegemony in Asia reports: “China on Thursday rejected accusations from top US officials that it seeks hegemony in Asia and is pushing militarisation in the South China Sea. Outgoing US Navy Admiral Harry Harris, set to become […]

Kim says committed to denuclearisation of Korean peninsula reports: “North Korean leader Kim Jong Un told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov he was committed to denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula, the official KCNA news agency reported Friday. ‘Kim Jong Un said that […]

Report: Russia gives Israel ‘green light’ to strike Iranian targets in Syria

The Times of Israel reports: “Israel and Russia have reached an agreement granting Israeli jets a ‘green light’ to strike Iranian targets in Syria, as well as the withdrawal of Iran-backed troops from Syria’s border […]

Syria’s Assad Threatens to Attack Area under US-Backed Kurds

Voice of America News reports: “Syrian President Bashar Assad threatened to attack a region held by U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters in northeastern Syria, saying in an interview broadcast on Russia Today channel on Thursday that American […]