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About 9 hours ago

US Ready to Use Force to Defend Taiwan

US President Joe Biden indicated on Monday that Washington is willing to use military force to defend Taiwan if necessary. Speaking at a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo, he said the US sees the idea of China “going in” with its troops as unacceptable. When asked if the US would become directly involved in a conflict between China and Taiwan, including through the use of military ...
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Al Manar
About 12 hours ago

US Set to Keep 100,000 Troops in Europe, Increasing Tensions

According to various sources, the US will retain 100,000 soldiers stationed in Europe for the foreseeable future. Officials said the numbers may rise if NATO holds further military drills in the region and if the security situation shifts. The measures are being reviewed following a meeting of NATO's military commanders in Brussels on Thursday, according to authorities. The military chiefs will provide their recommendations to NATO defense ministers in June, and NATO ...
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Al Manar
About 1 day ago

Biden, Blinken, Burns Permanently Banned Entry to Russia

US President Joe Biden, Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and CIA chief William Burns have been banned from entry to Russia as relations between the two world powers continue a constant downward spiral over the crisis in Ukraine. The Russian Foreign Ministry on Saturday published a blacklist containing 963 US nationals, including Biden, Blinken and Burns, banned from entering the country due to anti-Russian activities. “In response to the continuously imposed anti-Russian ...
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Al Manar
About 3 days ago

Biden: US Fully Backs Sweden and Finland NATO Bids

President Joe Biden says that Finland and Sweden have the 'full, total, complete backing' of the US for their application to join NATO amid resistance from Turkey. Biden made the remarks on Thursday as Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson and Finnish President Sauli Niinistö are in Washington to discuss their historic bids to join NATO. The Nordic countries submitted their applications on Wednesday to be part of the alliance, despite opposition by ...
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Al Manar
About 3 days ago

US Senate Passes Whopping $40 Billion in Aid for Ukraine

The US Senate has approved more than $40 billion in new “aid” for Ukraine, which has been the site of a Russian military operation since February. The legislative body gave its blessing to the monumental package on Thursday, with 86 votes in favor and 11 against, the Bloomberg news agency reported. “The message this sends is that the United States is committed, that we are going to stand with any country that ...
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Al Manar
About 4 days ago

George Bush Mistakenly Decries Invasion of Iraq: Freudian Slip Exposes Acknowledgement of Guilt (Video)

Former United States President George W Bush has decried the “wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq” in a gaffe during a speech in the US state of Texas. The former president, who launched the 2003 invasion of Iraq under the false pretense that the country was developing weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), meant to decry the Russian invasion of Ukraine during the speech in Dallas on Wednesday. Instead, while criticizing Russia’s ...
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Mehr News
About 4 days ago

Raeisi stresses using capacities to boost Tehran-Cuba coop.

TEHRAN, May 19 (MNA) – Tehran-Havana relations are strategic, president Raeisi said, calling for developing cooperation between Iran and Cuba in all fields by using the numerous capacities and potential of the two countries.
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Al Manar
About 5 days ago

US Training Daesh Terrorists at Syria’s al-Tanf Base to Be Sent to Ukraine: Russia’s SVR

The US has been “actively recruiting” terrorists to fight in Ukraine, Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service [SVR] reported on Tuesday, saying that it illustrates Washington’s readiness “to use any means to achieve its geopolitical goals.” The SVR revealed in a statement that, according to the intelligence it is receiving, the United States is actively recruiting even members of international terrorist organizations, including Daesh [Arabic for ‘ISIS/ISIL’] terrorist group banned in the Russian Federation, ...
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Mehr News
About 6 days ago

Iran, Cuba ink commodity bartering coop. roadmap

TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA) – Iran and Cuba signed commodity bartering roadmap in Tehran on Tuesday concurrent with 18th meeting of Iran-Cuba Joint Economic Cooperation Commission.
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