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Iran issues 'battlefield' warning as US deploys troops

Tehran - Any country that attacks Iran will become the "main battlefield", the Revolutionary Guards warned Saturday after Washington ordered reinforcements to the Gulf following attacks on Saudi oil installations it blames on Tehran.

Iran warns any country that attacks will be 'main battlefield'

Tehran - Iran's Revolutionary Guards commander on Saturday warned any country that attacks the Islamic republic will see its territory become the "main battlefield" as he opened an exhibition of captured drones.

US sending more troops to Gulf, Trump announces Iran sanctions

Washington - The United States announced Friday that it was sending military reinforcements to the Gulf region following attacks on Saudi oil facilities that it attributes to Iran, just hours after President Donald Trump ordered new sanctions on Tehran.

Trump threatens to release IS captives at European borders

Washington - US President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to release Islamic State prisoners at European borders if France, Germany and other countries don't take back their captured nationals.

Trump slams 'partisan' whistleblower, Biden pushes back

Washington - US President Donald Trump on Friday vigorously rejected a whistleblower's claim of wrongdoing, amid reports he used a call with Ukraine's president to pressure him to investigate the son of Trump's Democratic rival Joe Biden.

Trump announces sanctions but says won't strike Iran

Washington - US President Donald Trump on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran that he said were the toughest-ever against another country but indicated he did not plan a military strike, calling restraint a sign of strength.

Trump, backed by Australia's Morrison, talks tough on China

Washington - President Donald Trump said Friday that only a "complete" deal with China on trade will be acceptable and his tough approach won support from visiting Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison."I'm not looking for a partial deal.

Trump denies 'dicey' conversation with foreign leader

Washington - US President Donald Trump again denied Friday that he did anything wrong during a mysterious phone call with an as-yet unidentified foreign leader after a whistleblower in the intelligence services sounded the alarm.

Top N. Korea negotiator praises Trump's 'new method' suggestion

Seoul - North Korea's chief negotiator in talks with the United States welcomed Donald Trump's suggestion of trying a "new method" in negotiations, and hailed the exit of his hawkish national security advisor.

Malaysia bans hit stripper movie 'Hustlers'

Kuala Lumpur - Malaysia has banned the hit Jennifer Lopez movie "Hustlers", authorities said Friday, criticising the film about strippers as packed with "obscene content" not suitable for cinema-goers in the conservative country.

Zuckerberg meets Trump, senators; nixes breaking up Facebook

Washington - Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg met Thursday with US President Donald Trump and members of Congress on a political reconnaissance mission to Washington, where he rejected calls to break up the world's biggest social network.

Cuba pesticides may have caused Canada diplomats' injuries: study

Ottawa - Neurotoxins in pesticides used to fumigate against mosquitoes may be behind mysterious health complaints of Canadian diplomats in Cuba that had been blamed on suspected sonic attacks, according to a new study Thursday.

Congress, intel leaders clash over whistleblower report on Trump

Washington - The US intelligence watchdog briefed lawmakers Thursday about the handling of a whistleblower complaint on alleged behavior by President Donald Trump, and a senior Democrat expressed alarm that the administration refuses to share the complaint with Con...

Two members of Cuba's UN mission ordered to leave US

Washington - Two members of Cuba's UN mission have been ordered to leave the United States after allegedly engaging in activities harmful to US national security, triggering a sharp denial from Havana.

'Still lots to sort out' before any Rouhani-Trump meeting: France

Paris - France sounded a downbeat note Thursday on the prospects of direct talks between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and US counterpart Donald Trump on the nuclear crisis, saying the recent attacks on Saudi oil facilities had created a "new context".

Jerry becomes Category 1 hurricane swirling in Atlantic

Miami - Jerry, a storm swirling in the Atlantic Ocean, became a Category 1 hurricane Thursday, but so far posed minimal threat of landfall as it made its way northwest, forecasters reported.

Citing corruption, US slashes Afghan aid days before election

Washington - The United States on Thursday accused Afghanistan's government of failing to fight corruption and cut more than $160 million in direct funding, little over a week before the country's elections.

US congressional panel examines whistleblower complaint involving Trump

Washington - A senior US intelligence official was appearing before a congressional committee on Thursday to discuss a whistleblower complaint which The Washington Post said involves behavior by President Donald Trump.

US accuses Afghan govt of not fighting corruption, cuts aid

Washington - The United States on Thursday accused Afghanistan's government of failing to fight corruption and cut more than $160 million in direct funding, little over a week before the country's elections.

Clooney calls for global action as unveils S.Sudan corruption report

London - Hollywood star George Clooney on Thursday urged the international community to "step up" as he unveiled a report alleging links between global corporations, tycoons and governments and rampant corruption in South Sudan which has extracted billions of d...

Iranian FM warns US or Saudi attack would trigger 'all-out war'

Tehran - Iran's foreign minister has said a military strike on Iran would trigger "all-out war", as the United States and its Gulf allies accuse Iran of being behind attacks on Saudi oil facilities.

Civil rights pioneer Chief Standing Bear honored in US Capitol

Washington - Chief Standing Bear, the courageous Ponca leader whose 19th century defense of Native American equality made him a civil rights hero, was honored Wednesday with a statue in the US Capitol.

Venezuela calls on US to reopen diplomatic ties

Caracas - Venezuela's socialist government on Wednesday called on the United States to restore diplomatic ties with Caracas after it opened talks with fringe opposition parties.

Trump names hostage negotiator O'Brien national security advisor

Washington - US President Donald Trump on Wednesday named his pointman for hostage situations, Robert O'Brien, to replace his hawkish national security advisor sacked just as relations with Iran are entering a new crisis point.

Trump says 'many options' on Iran response

Los Angeles - US President Donald Trump said Wednesday he has "many options" in addition to military strikes against Iran and that details of newly announced sanctions will come within 48 hours.

UN sends experts to probe Saudi blasts, warns on escalation

New York - UN experts have left for Saudi Arabia to probe weekend blasts at oil installations, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday, as he warned of "devastating" consequences if the crisis escalates.

Trump revokes California's authority to set auto emissions limits

Los Angeles - President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set its own stricter emissions standards, days before a major UN summit on averting climate change disaster.

Saudi says oil attacks from north, sponsored by Iran

Apo - Saudi Arabia said Wednesday that strikes on its oil infrastructure came from the "north" and were "unquestionably" sponsored by Iran, but that the kingdom was still investigating where exactly they were launched from.

Trump names hostage negotiator O'Brien national security advisor

Washington - US President Donald Trump on Wednesday named his pointman for hostage situations, Robert O'Brien, to replace his hawkish national security advisor sacked just as relations with Iran are entering a new crisis point.

Saudi to unveil 'proof' linking Iran to attacks as US tightens sanctions

Apo - Saudi Arabia said it would unveil evidence on Wednesday linking regional foe Iran to attacks on key oil installations, as US President Donald Trump sought to intensify pressure on Tehran by announcing new sanctions.
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