<![CDATA[ILNA - iranian labour News Agency]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en Tue, 15 Oct 2019 09:19:35 +0000 Zend_Feed http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss <![CDATA[Trump hits Turkey with sanctions, calls for ceasefire]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-823139 /Section-world-8/823139-trump-hits-turkey-with-sanctions-calls-for-ceasefire
US President Donald Trump on Monday imposed sanctions on Turkey over Ankara's military operation in northeast Syria, and called for an immediate ceasefire.
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Tue, 15 Oct 2019 05:43:50 +0000
<![CDATA[Trump prepares to drop sanctions hammer on Turkey]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-822613 /Section-world-8/822613-trump-prepares-to-drop-sanctions-hammer-on-turkey
President Donald Trump’s administration is set to impose economic sanctions on Ankara, potentially as early as this week, for its incursion into northern Syria, one of the few levers the United States still has over NATO-ally Turkey.
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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 06:15:34 +0000
<![CDATA[Turkish-led forces advance into Syrian border town, fighting rages]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-822096 /Section-world-8/822096-turkish-led-forces-advance-into-syrian-border-town-fighting-rages
Turkish-backed Syrian rebels advanced into the border town of Ras al Ain in northeast Syria on Saturday but it was unclear how far, with Turkey saying it had taken the town center, and Kurdish-led forces denying that and saying they were counter-attacking.
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Sun, 13 Oct 2019 06:30:53 +0000
<![CDATA[U.S. says deploying more forces to Saudi Arabia to counter Iran threat; Reuters]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-821621 /Section-world-8/821621-says-deploying-more-forces-to-saudi-arabia-to-counter-iran-threat-reuters
The United States announced the deployment of additional American military forces to Saudi Arabia on Friday to bolster the kingdom’s defenses after the Sept. 14 attack on its oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh have blamed on Iran, ILNA reports citing Reuters.
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Sat, 12 Oct 2019 06:04:09 +0000
<![CDATA[SDF says Turkey shelling position near border]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-820768 /Section-world-8/820768-sdf-says-turkey-shelling-position-near-border
Turkey is preparing to launch a long-threatened military operation in northeast Syria to remove Kurdish-led forces from the border area and create a "safe zone" to resettle millions of Syrian refugees.
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Wed, 09 Oct 2019 08:45:50 +0000
<![CDATA['Buckle up': Abrupt Syria policy shift is sign of Trump unchained]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-820040 /Section-world-8/820040-buckle-up-abrupt-syria-policy-shift-is-sign-of-trump-unchained
Over the span of just a few hours, U.S. President Donald Trump upended his own policy on Syria with a chaotic series of pronouncements, blindsiding foreign allies, catching senior Republican supporters off guard and sending aides scrambling to control the damage.
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Tue, 08 Oct 2019 05:38:17 +0000
<![CDATA[For the People: DPR Korea]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-819739 /Section-world-8/819739-for-the-people-dpr-korea ​Minju Joson Monday carries an article about the people-first principle of Workers’ Party of Korea in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on the occasion of its 74th founding anniversary.]]> Mon, 07 Oct 2019 09:58:15 +0000 <![CDATA[Ex- Ambassador: Corruption in Iraq was institutionalized in American era]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-819592 /Section-world-8/819592-ex-ambassador-corruption-in-iraq-was-institutionalized-in-american-era
Iran's former Ambassador to Iraq Hassan Danaeifard believes that during the American era some kind of corruption was institutionalized in Iraq.
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Mon, 07 Oct 2019 07:10:54 +0000
<![CDATA[U.S. forces will not support Turkish operation in Syria: White House]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-819529 /Section-world-8/819529-forces-will-not-support-turkish-operation-in-syria-white-house
Turkey will soon move forward with its long-planned military operation to create what it calls a “safe zone” in northern Syria and U.S. forces will not support or be involved in it, the White House press secretary said on Sunday.
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Mon, 07 Oct 2019 04:58:22 +0000
<![CDATA[North Korea breaks off nuclear talks with U.S. in Sweden]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-819024 /Section-world-8/819024-north-korea-breaks-off-nuclear-talks-with-in-sweden
Working-level nuclear talks in Sweden between officials from Pyongyang and Washington have broken off, North Korea’s top negotiator said late on Saturday, dashing prospects for an end to months of stalemate.
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Sun, 06 Oct 2019 06:21:18 +0000
<![CDATA[The murder of Victoria Marinova no related to her work as a journalist; Vladimir Mitev tells ILNA]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-819003 /Section-world-8/819003-the-murder-of-victoria-marinova-no-related-to-her-work-as-journalist-vladimir-mitev-tells-ilna
The murder of women is part of the greater problem for domestic violence and violence against women. These are problems, which are related to the strong traditionalism of a part of Bulgarian population. The structures are related to the patriarchal, conservative and traditional thought.
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Sun, 06 Oct 2019 06:12:58 +0000
<![CDATA[Powerful cleric urges Iraq government to quit as protests rage]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-818545 /Section-world-8/818545-powerful-cleric-urges-iraq-government-to-quit-as-protests-rage
One of Iraq’s most influential clerics called on Friday for the government to resign as the death toll rose to 65 in three days of violent national protests against official corruption.
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Sat, 05 Oct 2019 05:30:00 +0000
<![CDATA[Yemen’s Ansarullah: US lead attack on Yemen’s people]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-817604 /Section-world-8/817604-yemen-ansarullah-us-lead-attack-on-yemen-people
The member of Yemen’s Ansarullah politburo Hazzam Al-Assad highlighted the results of the massive military operation which destroyed several Saudi-led brigades.
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Wed, 02 Oct 2019 07:53:13 +0000
<![CDATA[Taliban to visit Pakistan, discuss failed Afghan peace talks]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-817549 /Section-world-8/817549-taliban-to-visit-pakistan-discuss-failed-afghan-peace-talks
An Afghan Taliban delegation will visit Pakistan on Wednesday, the insurgent group said, the latest stop on a tour of regional powers after an Afghanistan peace process broke down.
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Wed, 02 Oct 2019 05:53:13 +0000
<![CDATA[Trump sought Australia's help on Russia inquiry origins]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-817038 /Section-world-8/817038-trump-sought-australia-help-on-russia-inquiry-origins
US President Donald Trump recently asked Australia's prime minister and other foreign leaders to help Attorney General William Barr with an investigation into the origins of the Russia inquiry that shadowed his administration for more than two years, the Justice Department said on Monday.
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Tue, 01 Oct 2019 05:34:01 +0000
<![CDATA[Saudi crown prince denies ordering Khashoggi killing: Interview]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-816559 /Section-world-8/816559-saudi-crown-prince-denies-ordering-khashoggi-killing-interview
Crown prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS), Saudi Arabia's de facto ruler, denied in an interview broadcast on Sunday that he ordered the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi by Saudi operatives nearly a year ago but said he ultimately bears "full responsibility" for what happened because he is the country’s leader.
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Mon, 30 Sep 2019 07:17:04 +0000
<![CDATA[Houthis claim capture of thousands of troops in Saudi raid]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-815983 /Section-world-8/815983-houthis-claim-capture-of-thousands-of-troops-in-saudi-raid
Yemen's Houthi movement has said it carried out an attack near the border with the southwestern Saudi region of Najran and captured "thousands" of enemy troops including several Saudi army officers but there was no immediate confirmation from the authorities in Saudi Arabia.
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Sun, 29 Sep 2019 05:02:47 +0000
<![CDATA[Afghan voters brave attacks as presidential election begins]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-815474 /Section-world-8/815474-afghan-voters-brave-attacks-as-presidential-election-begins
Voting began on Saturday to elect a president for Afghanistan with more than 9 million registered voters potentially heading to the polls amid attacks in several cities.
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Sat, 28 Sep 2019 05:19:24 +0000
<![CDATA[Khashoggi murder 'happened under my watch,' Saudi crown prince tells PBS]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-815026 /Section-world-8/815026-khashoggi-murder-happened-under-my-watch-saudi-crown-prince-tells-pbs
Saudi Arabia’s crown prince said he bears responsibility for the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi last year by Saudi operatives “because it happened under my watch,” according to a PBS documentary to be broadcast next week.
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Thu, 26 Sep 2019 06:10:35 +0000
<![CDATA[British MPs to return to work as Johnson faces calls to resign]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-814395 /Section-world-8/814395-british-mps-to-return-to-work-as-johnson-faces-calls-to-resign
British parliamentarians will return to work on Wednesday after the nation's highest court decreed on Tuesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's controversial five-week suspension of Parliament was unlawful.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2019 06:15:34 +0000
<![CDATA[House begins Trump impeachment inquiry over call to Ukraine leader]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-814372 /Section-world-8/814372-house-begins-trump-impeachment-inquiry-over-call-to-ukraine-leader
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, accusing him of seeking foreign help to smear Democratic rival Joe Biden ahead of next year’s election.
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Wed, 25 Sep 2019 04:52:13 +0000
<![CDATA[Ansarullah: We'll continue if coalition not ended its aggression]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-814196 /Section-world-8/814196-ansarullah-we-ll-continue-if-coalition-not-ended-its-aggression
A member of Ansarullah's Political Council warned that attacking vital targets in Saudi Arabia is the indisputable right of Yemen.
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Tue, 24 Sep 2019 12:24:23 +0000
<![CDATA[Trump denies pressuring Ukraine, will not commit to transcript release]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-813850 /Section-world-8/813850-trump-denies-pressuring-ukraine-will-not-commit-to-transcript-release
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday denied trying to coerce Ukraine into investigating his Democratic rival Joe Biden, but wavered about whether he would release a transcript of a phone call that some Democrats say is grounds for his impeachment.
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Tue, 24 Sep 2019 05:28:14 +0000
<![CDATA[Israel's Arab party support pushes Gantz ahead of Netanyahu]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-813374 /Section-world-8/813374-israel-arab-party-support-pushes-gantz-ahead-of-netanyahu
Israel’s Arab-dominated Joint List party moved on Sunday to back the center-left bloc of Benny Gantz, who is challenging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing alliance, to form a new government.
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Mon, 23 Sep 2019 05:51:08 +0000
<![CDATA[Rights group calls for 'immediate release' of Egyptian protesters]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-812903 /Section-world-8/812903-rights-group-calls-for-immediate-release-of-egyptian-protesters
A leading rights group has called for the "immediate release" of those arrested in Egypt following rare protests on Friday demanding the resignation of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
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Sun, 22 Sep 2019 05:31:48 +0000
<![CDATA[United States sending troops to bolster Saudi defenses after attack]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-812404 /Section-world-8/812404-united-states-sending-troops-to-bolster-saudi-defenses-after-attack
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday approved sending American troops to bolster Saudi Arabia’s air and missile defenses after the largest-ever attack on the kingdom’s oil facilities.
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Sat, 21 Sep 2019 04:43:39 +0000
<![CDATA[Gantz rejects joining Israeli coalition led by Netanyahu]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-812293 /Section-world-8/812293-gantz-rejects-joining-israeli-coalition-led-by-netanyahu
Israel's Blue and White alliance leader Benny Gantz rejected a request from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form a governing coalition after Sept 17's general election resulted in no clear winner.
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Fri, 20 Sep 2019 08:59:59 +0000
<![CDATA[Italy and France agree migrants must be distributed around the EU]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-811874 /Section-world-8/811874-italy-and-france-agree-migrants-must-be-distributed-around-the-eu
The European Union must introduce a new, automatic system of taking in migrants saved from the Mediterranean, the leaders of Italy and France said on Wednesday, as they sought to patch up bruised bilateral relations.
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Thu, 19 Sep 2019 04:36:28 +0000
<![CDATA[Israel election: Exit polls show Netanyahu trails rival Gantz]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-811326 /Section-world-8/811326-israel-election-exit-polls-show-netanyahu-trails-rival-gantz
Polls have closed in Israel and ballots are being counted after millions took part in an election widely seen as a referendum on the fate of incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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Wed, 18 Sep 2019 03:34:44 +0000
<![CDATA[Israel's Netanyahu fights for record fifth term in do-over election]]> https://www.ilna.ir/en/en/tiny/news-810963 /Section-world-8/810963-israel-netanyahu-fights-for-record-fifth-term-in-do-over-election
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a battle for political survival in a closely fought election on Tuesday that could end his 10-year domination of national politics.
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Tue, 17 Sep 2019 05:27:24 +0000