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United Nations expects fruitful co-op with Iran during Rouhani's second term

United Nations expects fruitful co-op with Iran during Rouhani's second term

Although he was not among us in the election, he predicted these days well, telling me what great religious, national and revolutionary duties I had", Dr Rouhani added. On May 17, 2017, the US Administration upheld the Iran sanctions waiver, keeping the nuclear deal alive. But in a reminder of the worldwide pressure that Iran faces, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said yesterday Teheran must stop supporting armed groups in Syria and Iraq that destabilise the Middle East if it wants ...


Trump's Saudi embrace, Iran disdain upend Obama's vision

Trump's Saudi embrace, Iran disdain upend Obama's vision

At the Tehran press conference, Rouhani also defended Iran's ballistic missile program, something heavily criticized by Trump's new administration. "We are waiting for this new USA government to be settled in terms of their stances, posture and future plans", Rouhani said.



The 7 most awkward moments from Trump's Israel trip

And therein lies the catch: The willingness of the Sunni coalition to normalize relations with Israel and the Gulf states is predicated on the resolution of the Palestinian conflict. Husam Zomlot, Abbas's ambassador to Washington, described their talks as "a constructive meeting between friends", adding that "for Palestine to be on the first global trip on the American president's agenda, that has a high significance".



Gowdy Grills Ex-CIA Chief John Brennan on Russia Claims

During his first public remarks since he left his post in January, Mr Brennan told legislators he was so concerned about Moscow's efforts to interfere in the 2016 election and recruit Americans that he convened a group of officials from the CIA , FBI and National Security Agency in late July to focus on the issue.



Trump calls meeting with Pope Francis an 'honor'

The Catholic leader and the President held a cordial, if subdued meeting at the Vatican on Thursday morning (AEST), with no reprise of the criticism they aimed at each other during the USA presidential election. The pontiff has been a vocal advocate for aiding refugees, particularly those fleeing the violence in Syria, deeming it both a "moral imperative" and "Christian duty" to help.



Trump wraps up Israel trip without announcement on U.S. embassy move

Trump uses Israel visit to champion "ultimate deal" for peaceU.S. President Donald Trump is on a quest for 'the ultimate deal .' Trump has pledged to work with Israelis and Palestinians to negotiate a peace agreement. But guys, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania (couple nickname "Medonia") just held the hell out of each other's hands. Despite the optimistic words, there were signs that finally inking a long term peace deal will be hard.