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Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister says US possibly downed own drone

Moscow, Jul 19 (Sputnik/UNI) Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araghchi said on Friday that the United States had possibly downed its own drone instead of an Iranian one.

China rules out nuclear arms talks with US, Russia

Beijing, Jul 16 (Sputnik/UNI) China sees no conditions for engaging in talks with the United States and Russia on nuclear arms controls, a Foreign Ministry spokesman said at a briefing on Tuesday.

Following discussions of possible US sanctions against Russia's state debt: Kremlin

Moscow, July 12 (Sputnik): The Kremlin is closely following the discussion of possible US sanctions against Russia's state debt, but notes that the draft law still has to go through many stages, presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday.

UK ambassador to US Kim Darroch resigns after scandal with leaked cables

London, July 10 (Sputnik): Simon McDonald, the head of the Diplomatic Service at the UK Foreign Office, accepted the resignation of UK Ambassador to the United States Kim Darroch, which came after a scandal with leaked diplomatic cables that contained unvarnished assessments of the US administration.

China urges US to withdraw arms sales to Taiwan

Beijing, Jul 9 (Xinhua/UNI) China on Tuesday urged the United States to immediately withdraw arms sales to Taiwan and sever military ties with the island.

Trump's Iran nuclear deal u-turn shows US lacks clear mideast policy: Syrian Ambassador

New Delhi, Jul 8 (Sputnik): The United States' reversal on the 2015 Iran nuclear deal clearly shows that Washington not only does not honour its own commitments but also does not have a concrete Middle East policy, Syrian Ambassador to India Riad Abbas said in an interview with Sputnik.

Trump administration is 'inept and insecure', says UK ambassador

Washington, July 7 (UNI): The Trump administration has been labelled "inept", insecure and incompetent in leaked emails from the UK ambassador to Washington.

By exceeding nuclear deal limit, Iran is playing with fire: Donald Trump

Washington, July 2 (UNI): US President Donald Trump said on Monday that Iran was 'playing with fire' after Tehran announced it had exceeded its limit for low-grade enriched uranium allowed under a 2015 nuclear deal.

US: Private plane crash in Texas kills 10

Houston, July 1 (UNI): Ten people were killed after a twin-engine plane crashed into a hangar while it was taking off from Addison Airport in the US state of Texas on Sunday morning.

Khashoggi's fiancee says Washington's 'nothing happened' attitude after murder shameful

Geneva, Jun 27 (Sputnik): Hatice Cengiz, the fiance of slain Saudi-born journalist Jamal Khashoggi, told Sputnik that US State Secretary Mike Pompeo's behaviour during his visit to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, where he failed to make any mention of the reporter's high-profile murder as though it never happened, was truly disgraceful and that US citizens would likely want to hold Washington accountable for such inaction.

US announces new sanctions targeting Iran supreme leader, IRGC commanders

Washington, Jun 25 (Sputnik) President Donald Trump said he approved new US sanctions on Iran to hold Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and his associates responsible for the country's "hostile conduct."

Security Council urges ‘maximum restraint’ around Gulf region as Iran and United States trade diplomatic blows in New York

New York, June 25 (IBNS): There is a need for “genuine regional dialogue” to address rising tensions in the Gulf, Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations said on Monday, calling on Secretary-General António Guterres “to play a role” in bringing countries to the table.

White House on lockdown after suspicious package found outside gate

Washington, Jun 24 (Xinhua) The White House in the United States was on lockdown on Monday after a suspicious package was found outside the gate, local media reported.

Two shootings left 1 dead, 2 injured in Dallas, US

Houston, June 24 (Xinhua/UNI): Two shootings happened Sunday in Dallas, Texas, the United States, left one dead and two injured, local police said.

Iran says to file legal action against US over drone issue

Tehran, Jun 23 (Xinhua/UNI) Iran will take legal action against the United States for "violating the country's airspace" by its drone, Tasnim news agency quoted an Iranian presidential official as saying on Sunday.