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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.

US urges India to 'protect and respect right of peaceful assembly'

Washington/IBNS: In view of the attack on protesting students of Jamia Millia University and later Aligarh Muslim University, the United States has urged India 'to protect and respect the right of peaceful assembly'.

2008 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed’s indictment: US welcomes move

Islamabad/IBNS: The United States has welcomed the Pakistan court's move of indicating 26/11 Mumbai attack mastermind Hafiz Saeed and three of his top aides Hafiz Abdul Salam bin Mohammad, Mohammad Ashraf and Zafar Iqbal on terror financing charges.

US to develop 3 to 5 anti-drone systems for different attack scenarios: Pentagon Official

Washington/Sputnik: The US Defense Department has put the Army in charge of developing defences against drones with the goal of creating three to five weapon systems designed for different types of attacks, Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition Ellen Lord told reporters on Tuesday.

DPRK officials warn US over Trump words, actions

Pyongyang/Xinhua/UNI: Senior officials of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) on Monday issued a warning to the United States over the recent actions and words of US President Donald Trump.

Saudi Crown Prince says Riyadh ready to cooperate on probe into Florida shooting – Reports

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud held a phone conversation with US President Donald Trump, pointing out Riyadh’s readiness to cooperate on investigating the shooting at the Pensacola naval air base in Florida, the state-run Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.

US, Iran swap prisoners

Washington/UNI: The United States and Iran completed a prisoner swap on Saturday, freeing one scholar from each country.

Pensacola US Naval base shooting: Saudi student kills three

Pensacola /IBNS: At least four people, including the gunman, were killed during a shooting incident at a US naval base in Pensacola city, Florida, officials said.

US Envoy to Coalition Fighting Islamic State Visits Iraq to Keep Up Pressure - State Dept

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: The US Special Envoy charged with maintaining the Coalition to fight the Islamic State terrorist group (IS, outlawed in Russia) is visiting Baghdad to ensure continued alliance coordination, the Department of State said in a media note on Friday.

Three US soldiers killed in National Guard helicopter crash

Washington/Xinhua/UNI: Three US National Guard soldiers were killed Thursday after a helicopter crashed southwest of the St Cloud city in northern US state of Minnesota, military authorities said.

Iraqi security forces detain late al-Baghdadi's deputy commander

Damascus/Sputnik/UNI: Iraqi security forces said they detained in the country's north the deputy of the late Islamic State (banned in Russia) chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, a police statement, seen by Sputnik, said.

China says trade deal with US must be mutually beneficial, unburdened by time constraints

Beijing/Sputnik/UNI: China does not intend to set a deadline to reach a trade agreement with the United States, because it wants the deal to be mutually beneficial and acceptable to both sides, Hua Chunying, the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman, said on Wednesday.

I can't fund my own campaign, I am not a billionaire: Kamala Harris quits 2020 presidential race due to cash-crunch

Washington/IBNS:  Kamala Harris, the first Indian American woman to run for the White House, on Tuesday announced that she is not a 'billionaire' and she decided to quit the presidential race as she is unable to 'fund' her own campaign.

US-Led coalition drone attack kills Tahrir Al-Sham Commander in Syrian Idlib - Reports

Damascus/Sputnik/UNI: A drone attack in Syria's Idlib province by the US-led international coalition killed Abu Ahmad al-Muhajir, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham terrorist group (formerly known as the Nusra Front, banned in Russia) commander, Syrian media reported on Tuesday.

State Dept launches anti-terror training to protect US embassies in Africa: Statement

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: The United States and Senegal launched a five-day antiterrorism training event for law enforcement teams throughout Africa assigned to protect embassies, the State Department announced in a press release.