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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 9 hours ago

US Sanctions Erdogan, Foreign Entities Involved in Defense Cooperation with Turkey

US lawmakers have introduced a bill imposing sanctions on Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and foreign entities engaged in defense cooperation with Turkey. US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Monday stipulating wide-ranging sanctions against Turkey in response to its military operation in northeastern Syria. Meanwhile, US Ambassador to the UN, Kelly Craft, said that the US urges Turkey to halt its offensive in Syria and declare a ceasefire immediately. ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 12 hours ago

Candidate for US Presidency Tulsi Gabbard Accuses Trump of Supporting Terror: I Will End Draconian Sanctions on Syria

Tulsi Gabbard and Pete Buttigieg – the two military veterans among Democratic candidates for the 2020 nomination – clashed at the latest debate over Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw American troops from northern Syria. Hawaii congresswoman Gabbard, who has long been a vocal critic of the US presence in Syria, said that the slaughtering of Kurds was a consequence of what she called the 'regime-change war' in Syria. She suggested that not ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 19 hours ago

US House Passes Bills Targeting China over Hong Kong, Huawei

The US House of Representatives has passed four pieces of legislation, one targeting China and three pertaining to Hong Kong which has seen widespread unrest in recent months. All the four measures passed by unanimous vote on Tuesday as both Democrat and Republican members of Congress said they planned to take an aggressive stand on China and show support for Hong Kong. One of the measures, a non-binding House resolution, praises Canada ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 20 hours ago

'No Requirement': House Dems Won't Vote on Trump Impeachment Inquiry 'At This Time'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced during a Tuesday evening press conference that a full vote on the House of Representatives floor concerning US President Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry has not been scheduled. “There is no requirement that we have a vote and so at this time we will not be having a vote,' Pelosi told reporters following a 6 p.m. meeting with fellow House Democrats. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, who ...
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Mehr News
Mehr News
About 1 day ago

Senior assistant to Zarif expresses regret about obstructions in Stockholm agreement

TEHRAN, Oct. 14 (MNA) – Naming Stockholm Agreement a vital step in improving the political status quo of Yemen, Senior Assistant to Iran's Foreign Minister in Special Political Affairs Ali-Asghar Khaji expressed regret about the obstructions put by the other party on the way of having the agreement implemented.
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 1 day ago

US Imposes Sanctions on Turkey over Syria Offensive

The United States has imposed sanctions on two Turkish ministries and three senior government officials over the country's military offensive against Kurdish militants in northern Syria. The US Department of the Treasury said in a statement on Monday that it has imposed sanctions on Turkey's Ministry of National Defense and the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, as well as the heads of the two ministries and the minister of the interior ...
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 1 day ago

House Speaker Pelosi Blames Trump for ‘Betraying’ Kurds in Syria, Says Sanctions Not Enough

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi says US sanctions against Turkish officials and entities will do little to improve the situation in northern Syria, where Turkey has launched an operation having received a 'green light' from US President Donald Trump. 'President Trump has unleashed an escalation of chaos and insecurity in Syria. His announcement of a package of sanctions against Turkey falls very short of reversing that humanitarian disaster,' Pelosi said ...
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Mehr News
Mehr News
About 1 day ago

‘Each Other’ goes to ANIMAGE filmfest. in Brazil

TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (MNA) – Iranian short animated piece ‘Each Other’, directed by Sara Tabibzadeh, has been accepted into the competition program of 10th ANIMAGE International Animation Festival of Pernambuco in Brazil.
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Al Manar
Al Manar
About 2 days ago

Pentagon Says up to 1,000 US Troops to Withdraw from Northern Syria

AThe Pentagon said Sunday President Donald Trump had ordered the withdrawal of up to 1,000 troops from northern Syria almost the entire ground force in the war-torn country amid an intensifying Turkish offensive on Kurdish forces. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the move came after the US learned that Turkey was pressing further into Syria than expected. 'We have American forces likely caught between two opposing advancing armies and it's ...
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