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June 18, 2018 11:07 PM The Latest: Senate backs bill blocking deal with firm ZTE

The Senate has approved a defense policy bill that includes a pay raise for the military while blocking a White House plan to allow Chinese telecom giant ZTE to buy component parts from the U.S. FILE - In this May 8, 2018, file photo, a woman passes by a ZTE building in Beijing, China. Chinese tech giant ZTE Corp.'s chairman promised no further compliance 16

June 18, 2018 10:02 AM Rebels shell village in central Yemen, killing 8 civilians

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Witnesses say Yemen's Houthi rebels have shelled a village in the center of the country, killing at least eight civilians and wounding 15. Residents say the Iran-backed rebels bombarded the Haglan Maris village late Sunday, and that most of the dead belong to one family. They spoke on condition of anonymity because of security fears 21

June 15, 2018 10:40 AM Putin welcomes world to an 'open, hospitable and friendly' Russia as his World Cup gets underway

Vladmir Putin welcomed the world to 'an open, hospitable and friendly' Russia before his country's victory over Saudi Arabia tonight. Russia's triumph marked the biggest win in any World Cup opening game. The hosts defeated Saudi Arabia 5-0 — beating the 4-0 scoreline between Brazil and Mexico in 1950. 'Football is truly loved here and it is called love at first 20

June 7, 2018 12:47 AM Mike Pompeo THREATENS Iran over nuclear weapons development

US SECRETARY of State Mike Pompeo has declared the US will not allow Iran to develop a nuclear weapon following reports Iran intends to increase its uranium enrichment capacity. Iran’s nuclear chief, Ali Akbar Salehi, said Iran intends to complete the construction of a facility in its Natanz nuclear plant to produce advanced centrifuges within a month 66

June 4, 2018 8:24 PM 'Why are you so obsessed with me?' Israel's US Embassy posts mocking Mean Girls response after Iran's Ayotollah Khamenei said it was a 'cancerous tumor that needed to be removed'

Israel's embassy to the USA posted a mocking response featuring a quote from Mean Girls in response to a series of vitriolic tweets from Iran's Supreme Leader. Khamenei leveled harsh criticism at Israel for its handling of the recent deadly protests on the Gaza border in which 121 Palestinians were killed. 'For Iran, the Palestinian cause is not a tactical 40

May 26, 2018 10:36 PM Yemeni officials say airstrike in Sanaa kills at least 4

SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemeni security officials say a Saudi-led coalition airstrike in the capital has killed at least four civilians and wounded over 10 others. The officials said Saturday's airstrike hit a site near a gas station belonging to an oil company in Sanaa, Yemen. They said the casualties were civilians who were near the site or driving close 19

May 23, 2018 4:51 AM Putin set to 'EXPLOIT weak' Macron as France negotiates 'without a carrot or stick'

VLADIMIR Putin is set to “exploit” a “weak” Emmanuel Macron as France desperately attempts to negotiate on matters concerning Syria, Ukraine and Iran “without a carrot or a stick”, it has been claimed. The director of the Russia centre at the Paris-based Institute for International Relations, Tatiana Kastoueva-Jean, insisted Donald Trump’s decision to remove 69

May 17, 2018 10:13 AM 'We respond with one voice': French president Macron talks up close alliance with May and Merkel amid tensions with US over Israel, Iran nuclear deal and steel tariffs

Emmanuel Macron heaped praise on his close links with Theresa May and Angela Merkel today - saying they would respond to global threats with 'one voice'. The French president posted a picture of himself deep in conversation with his British and German counterparts at a summit in Sofia. Amid mounting tensions with the US over the Iran nuclear deal, Mr Macron 29

May 17, 2018 9:47 AM European stocks higher as Brent crude breaches $80 a barrel

LONDON (AP) - European stocks brushed aside earlier losses in Asia to rise solidly Thursday with oil companies in demand as the international measure of oil struck its highest level in three-and-a-half years after French oil giant Total threatened to pull out of Iran. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, Britain's FTSE 100 was up 0.3 percent to 7,754 while France's 41

May 17, 2018 7:36 AM Iran says China group ready to replace Total on gas deal

Chinese state-owned oil company CNPC will replace Total on a major gas field project in Iran if the French energy giant pulls out over renewed US sanctions against Tehran, Iran's oil minister has said. "Total has said that if it doesn't get an exemption from the United States to continue its work, it will begin to pull out of the deal," Bijan Namdar 19