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US strike on Soleimani was legally authorized - National Security Adviser

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: The US strike that killed top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani in Iraq was done in accordance with constitutional authority, White House National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien said during a conference call.

Trump says US took action against Iran's Soleimani to stop war, not start one

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: US President Donald Trump said during a press conference on Friday that his decision to kill top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani aimed to prevent war rather than start one.

Pakistan: Punjab Assembly resolution seeks most stringent anti-blasphemy laws, USCIRF condemns

Washington/IBNS:  The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on Friday condemned the resolution passed by the Punjab Assembly in Pakistan which asked the federal government to make new or improve existing laws to sternly punish blasphemers and set up a Saudi Arabia like central screening or filtration system to intercept blasphemous material on social media.

Iran to respond to Soleimani's killing Soon: Authorities

Tehran/Sputnik/UNI:  Tehran will respond to the killing of Iran's Quds commander Qasem Soleimani by a US airstrike in the near future, Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei said Friday.

China slams US strike on Iraq, says opposes military force use in international relations

Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: The Chinese Foreign Ministry has slammed the US strike on Iraq that killed Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani and said that it opposed the use of military force in international relations.

Damascus strongly condemns killing of Soleimani: Syrian Foreign Ministry

Beirut/UNI/Sputnik: Syria has slammed the US airstrikes in Iraq that resulted in the killing of Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani, the Syrian Foreign Ministry said on Friday, as cited by the SANA news agency.

Iran warns US of 'consequences' after strike kills Quds force leader Qasem Soleimani

Tehran/Washington/IBNS: After a US strike killed Iran's top military general Qasem Soleimani, Tehran has slammed Washington and also warned of "consequences" for undertaking a "rogue adventurism", media reports said.

Terrorism: US issues advisory to its carriers to avoid Pakistan airspace

Washington/IBNS: Fearing terror attack, the United States has issued advisory to all its air carriers and commercial operators to exercise caution as they fly into, out of, within or over the territory and airspace of Pakistan.

US President Donald Trump praises 'heroes', Texas laws for saving lives in Church shooting

Washington/UNI/IBNS:  US President Donald Trump has credited Texas gun laws, which allow residents to carry arms into places of worship, for saving more than 240 people during a shooting in a White Settlement, Texas, church on Sunday.

At least 15 injured in U.S. aviation plant explosion

Washington/Xinhua/UNI: At least 15 people were injured and no one was reported dead Friday in an explosion at an aviation plant in Wichita, the U.S. state of Kansas, according to U.S. media reports.

Pakistan rejects US step of placing it on list of countries violating religious freedoms

Islamabad/IBNS: The Pakistan Foreign Office on Tuesday rejected the US step of placing it on a list of countries violating religious freedoms.

Las Vegas: Six killed in apartment fire, 13 injured

Washington/UNI: At least six people were killed and 13 sustained injuries when a fire broke out in an apartment in the American city of Las Vegas.

Iranian President urges all countries to counter US 'Economic Terrorism'

Tehran/Sputnik/UNI: Countries committed to the fight against terrorism must stand against the US economic terrorism as well, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said during his meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday.

US took custody of 15 Islamic State children, 6 adults in war on terror – Senior Official

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: The US government has taken custody this year of 15 American children of parents associated with the Islamic State terrorist group (outlawed in Russia) and of eight adults of whom six are being prosecuted for terror-related offenses, a senior Trump administration told a Department of State briefing.

Iran and US both undermining nuclear deal says UN political affairs chief

New York/IBNS: Both Iran and the United States have been putting strain on the groundbreaking 2015 deal to monitor Iran’s nuclear programme, which remains a “cornerstone of international peace and security”, said the UN’s political affairs chief on Thursday.