Wednesday, July 17, 2019
According to the US officials, the oil tanker stopped transmitting its location as it passed near to Qeshm Island, the home of the Islamic Republic’s Revolutionary Guard on Tuesday. The latest event comes after Iran’s failed seizure of another oil tanker last week and two separate attacks on...
Tensions have grown critical between the two nations following the dispute after a third warship was sent by the Royal Navy this summer. According to The Sun, Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei made the allegations after the tanker was taken by British naval officers on July 5. The...
The Speaker saw her comments ruled out of order by House Majority leader Steny Hoyer, who technically banned Ms Pelosi from speaking on the House floor for a period of time. According to Fox News, the Democratic-controlled House then backed their speaker by vetoing the plan to strike...
He was speaking after the European signatures to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal announced their intention to stick with the agreement. Tensions soared after President Trump withdrew the US from the agreement in May 2018. The European Union, along with member states Germany, the UK and France, says...
The Canadian Prime Minister was asked what he thought of the US President’s tweets at a press conference. Mr Trudeau said: “Canadians and indeed people around the world know exactly what I think about those particular comments.” But some people have hit out at the leader for his...
Member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are currently drafting a code. Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs David Stilwell said the Philippines is "well-positioned" to do so, Philstar reported. Manila added the code will protect the "freedom of navigation and...
Kim Hyok Chol was responsible for the botched nuclear negotiations between his leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump. He was appointed as the country’s chief negotiator for Pyongyang’s special envoy in the build-up to February’s historic summit between the two nations in Vietnam. But according...
President Trump used Twitter to point out China’s second-quarter growth was the lowest it has been in 27 years. He later claimed that companies wanted to leave China as a result as a result of tariffs. Mr Trump wrote: "This is why China wants to make a deal with...
The First Daughter to US President Donald Trump has been found to be using her personal correspondence to communicate with government Cabinet members. Ivanka sent hundreds of emails to the members, White House aides and her assistants, The Washington Post reported last year. The investigation into senior advisers...
The country’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Zarif has recently spoken of the tense relations in the region as both Washington and Tehran have exchanged a series skirmishes. On Monday, Mr Zarif told the BBC that the “no one would be safe” if a conflict were to occur in the...