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Iran denounces Israel allegations as “worthless show”

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TEHRAN, May 1 (Xinhua) — Iranian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday denounced Israeli prime minister’s nuclear allegations against Iran as “worthless show.” Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Baharm Qasemi, said in a statement that “the ridiculous propagandist presentations of the premier of the Zionist regime (of Israel) is one of the latest shameful and worthless shows about Iran’s […]

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UK reiterates support for Iran nuclear deal

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LONDON –The latest presentation by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shows the necessity of implementing a deal on Iran’s nuclear capability, British foreign secretary said Tuesday. Boris Johnson said Netanyahu’s presentation on Iran’s past research into nuclear weapons technology “underlines the importance of keeping the Iran nuclear deal’s constraints on Tehran’s nuclear ambitions”. Pointing out […]

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US is open for new nuclear accord with Iran: Trump

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WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Monday said he would be open to negotiating a new nuclear agreement with Iran, ahead of his decision on whether to pull out from the deal on May 12. “You know in seven years, the deal will have expired and Iran is free to go ahead and create nuclear weapons. […]

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UK ‘concerned’ over killings by Israeli troops in Gaza

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LONDON  : The U.K. is “concerned” by the rising number of deaths of Palestinians by Israeli soldiers’ fire in Gaza, according to the Foreign Office. Responding to a question from Anadolu Agency, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) said they are “deeply concerned by the recent increase in violence and by the resulting high number of […]

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Trump delays steel, aluminium tariffs for Canada, Mexico, EU

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Washington, May 1 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has announced he will again postpone imposing tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from Canada, Mexico and the EU for another 30 days, giving key allies a reprieve. The move on Monday gave key trading partners — and three of Washington’s four largest trading partners time till June […]

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Abbas rejects Trump’s peace plan for resolving Israeli-Palestinian conflict

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RAMALLAH,  (Xinhua) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday reiterated that the Palestinians reject U.S. President Donald Trump’s upcoming peace plan for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Addressing the opening session of the four-day meeting of the Palestinian National Council (PNC), the parliament in exile of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Abbas said that the Palestinians […]

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Pompeo says U.S. to work with allies to counter Iran’s “malign” influence

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AMMAN,  (Xinhua) — The U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday said the United States will work with allies to counter Iran’s “malign” influence and activity in the region. The newly-appointed U.S. official made the remarks during a press conference with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi in Amman, saying “both of our countries know […]

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Israeli parliament gives PM authority to declare war

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JERUSALEM : Israel’s parliament, or Knesset, voted Monday in favor of a bill that would allow the country’s prime minister to declare war in ‘extreme situations’, the Haaretz daily reported. The prime minister will only need the defense minister’s approval, it said. The report did not say how many lawmakers voted in favor of the bill. […]

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N.Korea’s nuclear test site fully operational: Report

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Pyongyang, May 1 (IANS) North Korea’s nuclear test site is fully operational, despite Pyongyang’s announcement last month that it would shut down the facility, a specialised website said in a report on Tuesday. Pyongyang offered to permanently close down the Punggye-ri nuclear test site in the presence of international observers and journalists after the two Koreas […]

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U.S. millennials’ support for Democrats wanes with eye to midterm elections: poll

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WASHINGTON, (Xinhua) — U.S. Democrats appear to have lost visible support among millennials with an eye to midterm elections scheduled in November, according to a new poll released Monday. As many as 46 percent of U.S. voters aged between 18 to 34 said they would vote for the Democratic candidate over the Republican in their […]

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