Persian Gulf Incidents Pit Europe Against Brexit, US, and Boris Johnson

Berlin (TT) – These days, Germany is receiving many requests from the United States and Britain to join an international coalition to control the Strait of Hormuz and take part in joint navy projects in the Persian Gulf. This, however, doesn’t seem like the perfect time to make such aContinue Reading

Caracas (TSN) – The Venezuelan Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jorge Arreaza, published Tuesday a communiqué on his Twitter account denouncing and rejecting statements made by the High Representative of the European Union (EU), Federica Mogherini, as she threatened the South American country with new sanctions if there was no progress in talks betweenContinue Reading

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Ankara (TM) -Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said Turkey’s decision to purchase a Russian-made S-400 missile defense system doesn’t mean that it is seeking “alternatives” to its relations with the West. Erdoğan was speaking Monday during a NATO meeting in Ankara attended by alliance Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg. The comments came amidContinue Reading

Algiers (OR) – Once in 1956, a student of Algiers University Abdelaziz Bouteflika led the protests of his fellow students against the colonial dictatorship of France in his country. Today the new generation of students and their professors fight against Bouteflika and his ring generals’ dictatorship. The protests are gaining momentum engulfing the landContinue Reading

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Tehran (GPA) – Iran’s influence is growing, regardless of the steps the US is taking although the EU will follow Washington according to Tehran Times editor Mohammad Ghaderi. An interview conducted by contributor Damir Nazarov. Damir: How effective do you think the American policy of sanctions has been on Iran? Would you say itContinue Reading

Tehran (TNA) – European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini, after a meeting with Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi, reiterated the bloc’s resolve to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers. “They equally expressed their determination to preserve the nuclear agreementContinue Reading

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Ankara (TM) – The blatant abuse of Interpol mechanisms in a staggeringly high number of cases by the government of President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in Turkey in recent years in order to harass, intimidate and persecute political opponents abroad apparently hit the wall when an investigation by the Interpol Secretariat, launched at theContinue Reading

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Brussels (MEMO) – The European Union has rejected accusations made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that it interferes in Israeli legislation, Arab48.com reported on Friday. “The way that Israel defines itself is an internal issue,” said the EU Mission in Israel. “We respect the internal discussions.” However, it stressed that “Democracy and equality areContinue Reading

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Tehran (TNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Europe has guaranteed that the country will be able to sell its crude. Addressing a meeting of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce in Tehran on Sunday, Zarif commented on the future of Iran’s economy under mounting pressures from the enemies. Iran has gotten usedContinue Reading