The heads of US State and Defense Departments, Rex Tillerson and James Mattis, say they are pushing for a “peaceful pressure campaign” on North Korea, breaking with President Donald Trump who has warned Pyongyang of “fire and fury” amid an ongoing standoff.
US Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer warns of a “cataclysm” in Washington if President Donald Trump instructs the Justice Department to dismiss special counsel Robert Mueller.
US President Donald Trump has turned into the subject of a cartoon exhibition in the Iranian capital Tehran. Trumpism is the name of the show and scores of cartoonists have participated in that. Our correspondent Yusef Jalali has visited the exhibition and filed this report.
Brzezinski’s death, at a hospital in Northern Virginia, was announced on Friday night by his daughter, Mika, on social media.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is to blame for the way she has allowed US President Donald Trump to treat her, suggests her rival in the upcoming election. Merkel’s top opponent in the September election, Martin Schulz, said Monday that Trump’s behavior towards the chancellor has been “unacceptable” and no country’s leader must “allow him or […]
A recent alleged hacking of Qatar’s official state news agency has sparked a row with its Arab neighbors in the Persian Gulf, with analysts predicting that it could even fuel old tensions in the region.
Editor’s note for readers who are either non US residents or live in the internet world: If the election were held today, Hillary would beat Trump by more than the 3 million she officially won the popular vote by. Trump is in the 30s in popularity in the US with a huge, using his term, “hate his friggin’ guts” majority, according to all but Rasmussen polls. Rassmussen is crap.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi addresses reporters in Tehran in this file photo. Iran has urged the US to stop supplying arms to “main sponsors of terrorism” after President Donald Trump clinched a massive military deal with Saudi Arabia on his first visit to the Middle East. Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi called on Washington on Monday to […]
US President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump is a danger to the world who must be removed from the White House before things get even worse, German news magazine Der Spiegel has argued. “Donald Trump is not fit to be president of the United States. He does not possess the requisite intellect and […]
US Senator John McCain (file photo) Senator John McCain has urged the expulsion of Turkey’s ambassador to the US following a violent confrontation between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s bodyguards and protesters in Washington, DC. “We should throw their ambassador the hell out of the United States of America,” McCain said on Thursday. “This kind of […]
Britain’s opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers a speech on his party’s foreign policy at Chatham House in central London on May 12, 2017. (Photo by AFP) US President Donald Trump has made the world a more dangerous place “by recklessly escalating the confrontation” with North Korea and Syria, Jeremy Corbyn has said. […]
Ousted FBI Director James Comey reportedly told associates in March that US President Donald Trump was “outside the realm of normal,” even “crazy.”
US President Donald Trump’s proposed tax cuts for individuals and businesses could add trillions of dollars to the country’s budget deficit and would significantly benefit the wealthy, according to fiscal experts and lawmakers.
This file photo taken on February 17, 2017 shows trraffic queuing in central London on February 17, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Sixty percent of Britain’s population lives in areas where air pollution levels are life-threatening. According to a study published in The Guardian, 59% of Britons are living in towns and cities where nitrogen […]
The Israeli minister for military affairs, Avigdor Lieberman (R) welcomes US Defense Secretary James Mattis US Defense Secretary General James Mattis has arrived in Israel for talks expected to focus on Iran and Syria as well the strategic relations between Tel Aviv and Washington. Mattis arrived in Tel Aviv Thursday afternoon from Cairo on […]
Pakistan is deploying a brigade of combat troops to Saudi Arabia as the kingdom is struggling to keep its southern borders from retaliatory attacks conducted by Yemeni forces, security sources say.
US Vice President Mike Pence speaks during the Latino Coalition 2017 Policy Summit March 9, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by AFP) US Vice President Pence has said the Trump administration will “use the full force of the law” to go after those involved in WikiLeaks’ latest episode after the whistleblower website released thousands […]
Turkish Prime Minister and the leader of Turkey’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AK Party) Binali Yildirim gives a speech during an AK Party’s group meeting at the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) in Ankara, on February 21, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim says his country will not plan […]
Iran has successfully tested the Russian-made S-300 surface-to-air missile defense system, which the Islamic Republic has purchased from Russia and integrated into the defense system of the country. The Iranian Fars news agency reported on Sunday that the missile system successfully detected, tracked, and intercepted a ballistic missile during the test launch. The test-firing was […]
The Pentagon has quietly ordered fresh deployments of Special Operations troops to the Middle East and North Africa as the US intensifies its military engagement in Yemen, according to a report.
Despite remarks by Defense Secretary James Mattis, US presence in Iraq is aimed at “stealing oil,” an analyst says. Gordon Duff, senior editor at Veterans Today, made the statement while commenting on Monday remarks by Mattis ahead of an unannounced visit to the war-ravaged country. In an apparent attempt to distance himself from recent remarks by […]
More troops in Poland and more ICBMs fired off China won’t cover for Trump going full “Alex Jones” and then some. Congrats for making the US the laughing stock of the world. US President Donald Trump has sparked a new controversy by citing a non-existing terror attack in Sweden to promote his anti-Islamic agenda. Speaking […]
PressTv User The Tel Aviv regime does not want peace and tranquility in Syria in order to pursue its agenda, which is “balkanization” of the Arab country, says Jim W. Dean, a managing editor of the Veterans Today from Atlanta. “The Israelis want to keep [the insurgency and violence in Syria] going because they were […]
Last month, Trump told Russian leader Vladimir Putin he does not want to renew a 2010 nuclear arms reduction treaty between Washington and Moscow because the deal was bad for the United States.
UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has questioned the role of the United States and its so-called military engagement against terrorist groups in the Middle Eastern country, saying Washington’s new administration is still working on its conflicting priorities in tackling the six-year-long crisis. De […]
Raza Rabbani, the chairman of the Pakistani Senate (photo by AP) A delay by US authorities to issue a visa for a Pakistani parliament member has angered Pakistan’s Senate, prompting it to order a boycott of the inter-parliamentary event in the US that the lawmaker was supposed to take part in. Chairman of the […]
Newly-elected German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (2nd R) is congratulated by German Vice Chancellor and Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel after the presidential election at the Bundesversammlung federal assembly Bundestag (lower house of parliament)on February 12, 2017 in Berlin. (Photo by AFP) Former German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, known for his fierce opposition to US President Donald […]
Saudi Arabia has pounded the port of Hudaydah in Yemen to stop the shipping of humanitarian aids into the war-ravaged country. Saudi forces have also prevented ships from entering the Yemeni port for over 20 days. The United Nations has voiced concern about the severe consequences of a long-term Saudi-imposed blockade on Yemen, which is […]