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