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Trump says Beijing working hard to conta

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump said in a statement that China is working hard to contain the novel coronavirus and expressed appreciation of the United States for Beijing’s efforts and transparency.

US: Two confirmed dead in Houston explos

Houston/Xinhua/UNI: At least two people were confirmed dead in the large explosion at an industrial facility in the US city of Houston early on Friday morning, according to Houston police.

US imposes visa rules to restrict "birth

Washington/Xinhua/UNI: US State Department on Thursday announced new visa rules aimed at restricting "birth tourism" - trips foreigners take with the purpose of obtaining US citizenship for their children.

US sentences terrorist to 19 years for B

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: A Libyan national has been sentenced in a US federal court to 19-and-a-half years in prison on terror charges stemming from the attack in Benghazi that killed the US Ambassador to Libya in 2012, the Department of Justice said in a statement.

US police arrest 1 suspect in connection

San Francisco/Xinhua/UNI: One suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting that killed one woman and injured seven others, including a nine-year boy, in downtown Seattle in Washington state, police said Thursday.

US envoy threatens Solemani's successor

Moscow/Sputnik: The successor of Iranian top general Qasem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds special forces unit of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) who was killed in a US strike earlier in January, will face a similar fate if they continue to kill US nationals, the US special representative for Iran, Brian Hook, told Arabic-language daily Asharq al-Awsat.

US Senate Sets Procedure for Trump Impea

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: The US Senate approved early on Wednesday the rules for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in a 53-47 vote along party lines.

Iranian lawmaker offers $3mln reward for

Tehran/Sputnik/UNI: An Iranian lawmaker Ahmad Hamzeh from the southeastern city of Kerman, on Tuesday announced a three million dollar reward to anyone who kills US President Donald Trump.

McConnell unveils draft schedule for Tru

Washington/Xinhua/UNI: US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday proposed a draft resolution on schedules of the upcoming impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the Republican led upper chamber.

Pompeo hopes Berlin conference will help

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo hopes that the conference on Libyan settlement in Berlin will help at least reduce arms deliveries to Libya, as stipulated by the UN embargo.

Venezuelan President Maduro Says Ready f

Moscow/Sputnik: Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said he was ready for a direct dialogue with the United States, as well as with opposition leader Juan Guaido

Pompeo will meet with representatives of

Washington/Sputnik: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with representatives of the European Union, Egypt, Turkey, Germany and the United Arab Emirates on the sidelines of the conference on Libyan settlement in Berlin, the US State Department said.

Trump Impeachment: Legal team call charg

Washington/UNI: The White House legal team slammed House Democrats' impeachment effort against President Donald Trump as "brazen and unlawful" in its first formal response.

Donald Trump warns Khamenei to be 'caref

Washington/UNI: US President Donald Trump on Saturday warned Iran's supreme leader Ali Khamenei to be careful with his choice of words.

US Treasury Chief, Iraqi President to ho

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is scheduled to hold a bilateral meeting with Iraqi President Barham Salih on the sidelines of next week's World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, the department said in a statement.

US house to send articles of Trump impea

Washington/Sputnik: The House of Representatives will send the articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump to the Senate on Wednesday, House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries said during a press conference on Tuesday.

Pompeo, Omani counterpart reaffirm relat

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a telephone call with Omani Foreign Affairs Minister Yusuf bin Abdullah discussed maintaining cooperation to advance peace and security in the Persian Gulf region following the death of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a press release.

Donald Trump authorized killing of Solei

Washington/Sputnik: US President Donald Trump approved the assassination of Iranian Quds Force commander Qasem Soleimani seven months ago, NBC News reported on Monday, citing five current and former senior administration officials.

Over dozens of Saudi trainees to be expe

Tallahassee/Sputnik/UNI: More than a dozen Saudi Arabian military personnel trained in the United States will be deported from the country following December's deadly shooting at a military base in Florida, the CNN broadcaster reported on Sunday, citing sources.

Donald Trump Tells Iranian Authorities t

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: US President Donald Trump called on Iranian authorities to "stop the killing" of protesters, alleging that thousands were already murdered or imprisoned in Iran and that the international community was monitoring the situation.

Trump extends support to Iranian protest

Washington/IBNS: US President Donald Trump has extended his support to the protesters in Iran who are demanding the resignation and prosecution of those responsible for the Ukrainian Boeing 737 plane crash with 176 people on board in Tehran.

UK envoy arrest: US state department wan

Washington/UNI: US State department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus has condemned Iran's move to detain UK Ambassador Rob Macaire's and called for a public apology by the Iranian regime.

Police disperse student protesters in Ir

Tehran/Moscow/Sputnik: Hundreds of students gathered on Saturday outside the Amirkabir University of Technology in Tehran to honor those killed in the fatal Ukrainian plane crash in Iran, which resulted in a rally that the police eventually dispersed, media reported.

Trump's security aide sees higher chance

Washington/Sputnik: US National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien believes that Tehran is more inclined to dialogue with the United States after US operation to assassinate Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani than before.

US House passes resolution to rein in Tr

Washington/UNI: US House of Representatives approved a resolution aiming at restraining President Donald Trump's power to take military actions against Iran without congressional approval.

Hundreds of New York activists demand US

New York/Sputnik/UNI: Hundreds of people took to the streets of New York on late Thursday to protest a potential US military action against Iran.

Pompeo, Iraqi Prime Minister discuss Ira

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdel-Mahdi over the telephone Iran's ballistic missile attacks on two military bases in Iraq, State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a statement.

US believes Iran may have 'mistakenly sh

Washington/IBNS: United States officials on Thursday said they believe that Iran may have mistakenly shot down the Ukrainian International Airlines Boeing 737-800 with 176 people on board, media reports said.

Iran will never be allowed to have nucle

Washington/IBNS: Amid ongoing tensions in the global arena, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday claimed that no Americans were hurt during the last night attack by the Iranian regime and that Iran will never be allowed to have a nuclear weapon.

US Senate has enough votes for Trump imp

Washington/Xinhua/UNI: US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he has enough votes to set rules for the upper chamber's trial of President Donald Trump's impeachment.

Canada's troops in Iraq safe after Tehra

Moscow/UNI: Canadian troops are all safe and their whereabouts is known following Tehran's strikes on US military facilities in Iraq, Gen Jonathan Vance, the chief of Defense Staff, said Wednesday.

All is well: Trump after Iran's missile

Washington/IBNS: US President Donald Trump posed unperturbed even after two Iraqi military bases hosting U.S. military and coalition personnel were fired by Iran.

Trump, Merkel discuss middle east, Libya

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: US President Donald Trump has held a phone conversation with German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the situation in the Middle East and Libya, a White House spokesman said on Wednesday.

Iraq: Iran fires ballistic missiles at 2

Baghdad/Washington/Tehran/IBNS: The US Department of Defence on Wednesday said more than a dozen ballistic missiles, which were fired by Iran, hit at least two airbases housing US troops in Iraq.

Russian Defence Min, Iran official discu

Moscow/Sputnik/IBNS: Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu held a phone conversation with the chief of staff for the Iranian armed forces, Mohammad Bagheri, to discuss steps for preventing escalation in Syria and the Middle East after the killing of Iranian top military commander Qasem Soleimani, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday.

Trump threatens Baghdad with sanctions a

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: US President Donald Trump threatened Iraq with "sanctions like they’ve never seen before ever," saying US troops will not leave the country unless Tehran pays for a "very extraordinarily expensive airbase" of the United States located there.

US denies reports alleging Iranian-Ameri

Washington/Xinhua/UNI: The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on Sunday denied reports that its agents were detaining Iranian-Americans at the nation's border.

Netanyahu hails US for killing Iranian c

Jerusalam/Xinhua/UNI: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised on Sunday the United States for killing Qassem Soleimani, commander of the Quds Force of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps.

Thousands stage anti-war protest in San

San Francisco/Xinhua: Holding placards reading "No War on Iran" and "U.S. Troops out of Iraq," about 2,000 protesters rallied near a metro station downtown here Saturday to oppose the U.S. killing of a top Iranian military leader in Iraq.

US warns of potential cyber attacks from

Washington/Xinhua/UNI: The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a bulletin, telling Americans to be prepared for "cyber disruptions, suspicious emails, and network delays," amid heightened tensions between Washington and Tehran.

Iranian army commander says US has no co

Tehran/Sputnik/UNI: Washington has no courage to attack 52 Iranian sites, which US President Donald Trump has recently spoke about, the commander of Iran's army said on Sunday.

Canada warns nationals against risks of

Ottawa/Xinhua/UNI: Canada updated a travel advisory on Saturday for its citizens travelling to the Middle East due to intensified US-Iran conflicts after Iran's top general was killed by a US airstrike.

Anti-war protesters rally in NYC followi

New York/Xinhua: Hundreds of anti-war protesters rallied Saturday in Times Square of New York City (NYC), in the wake of a US airstrike near Baghdad International Airport, which killed an Iranian commander and resulted in Iran vowing to retaliate.

One killed in small plane crash in Los A

Los Angeles/UNI: A single-engine small plane crashed in the Santa Clarita area in Los Angeles County on Saturday, killing one person, local authorities said.

Trump warns of attack on 52 Iranian targ

Washington/IBNS/Sputnik: United States President Donald Trump has warned of attacks on 52 Iranian sites if the latter strikes any US citizens or assets.

US-led coalition confirms 2 attacks near

Moscow/Sputnik: The US-led international anti-terrorist coalition confirmed that two attacks happened near bases that host its servicemen in Iraq on Saturday.

US lawmakers from Bay Area slam Trump's

San Francisco/Xinhua/UNI: Some U.S. lawmakers from San Francisco Bay Areas on Friday criticized U.S. President Donald Trump's order to kill top Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani, fearing a new war in the Middle East.

Qassem Soleimani contributed to terroris

Washington/IBNS: A day after a US strike killed the top Iranian commander, President Donald Trump has defended the action saying Qassem Solaimani had contributed to terrorist plots as far as New Delhi and London.

Canada calls for restraint after Iranian

Ottawa/Xinhua/UNI: Canadian Foreign Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne on Friday called on all sides to exercise restraint and pursue de-escalation after a U.S. airstrike near Baghdad International Airport killed Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani.

US strike on Soleimani was legally autho

Washington/Sputnik/UNI: The US strike that killed top Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani in Iraq was done in accordance with constitutional authority, White House National Security Adviser Robert O'Brien said during a conference call.

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