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E3 agree to establish non-dollar trade with Iran: Russia’s Lavrov

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SHAFAQNA - ISNA : Major European countries party to nuclear negotiations with Iran – France, Germany, and the UK – have agreed to maintain trade with Tehran independent from the US dollar, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. European…

Trump claims a lot of progress has been made in Middle East

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SHAFAQNA - US President Donald Trump claimed that a lot of progress had been made in the Middle East during a meeting with King Abdullah of Jordan on Monday in their third summit since Mr Trump took office and the first since US pulled out…

USA called Bahrain government to release Shaikh Ali Salman

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SHAFAQNA - The detention of Shaikh Ali Salman led to widespread protests across the Bahrain Kingdom, which has been criticized by rights groups and governments alike, including Washington.   Washington has called upon the government of Bahrain…

US Foreign Policy in Crisis

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SHAFAQNA - Iranian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote in response to Mike Pompeo's claims about Iran:  Following the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Paris Climate Accord, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)…

Trump’s loose talk about Muslims gets weaponized in court against travel ban

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SHAFAQNA - Throughout Donald Trump’s campaign and now into the first weeks of his presidency, critics suggested that he cool his incendiary rhetoric, that his words matter. His defenders responded that, as Corey Lewandowski said, he was being…

Washington sharpens tone towards Erdogan

SHAFAQNA - The US has warned Turkey against "public insinuations" of American involvement in a failed military coup, saying such claims are "utterly false and harmful" to their relations. US Secretary of State John Kerry was speaking after…

Washington says "has to work with Russia" in Syria

SHAFAQNA - The US leadership appears to have finally understood that Washington and Moscow should join efforts to stop the bloodshed in and bring lasting peace to Syria, James Jatras, a former US Senate foreign policy analyst, told PressTV.…

#SAVEALBAQEE – The Baqee Organization takes to Washington to denounce cultural genocide

SHAFAQNA - On July 13th, 2016 the Baqee Organization will take to the streets of Washington DC to denounce the disappearing of Islam’s holy sites. Since Wahhabism (Saudi Arabia’s state religion) first rose its head in the desert of Nejd…

Ahrar al-Sham's top figure visits US without trouble

SHAFAQNA - A top figure from the al-Qaeda-linked Ahrar al-Sham terrorist group has been allowed to pay a visit to the US on a European passport, despite the group’s deadly military campaign in Syria, a report says. Labib al-Nahhas, who calls…

Why Syrian Kurds Prefer Moscow to Washington?

SHAFAQNA - The Kurdish Democratic Union Party which is the largest political umbrella for the Syrian Kurds, opened its first European representation office on Thursday, 11 February in Moscow, a move that does not seem to please Washington and…

A Brave New World: America’s bombing list and nuclear strategy

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SHAFAQNA - The United States is sitting once more in the middle of a fierce debate over both its foreign policy and “penchant” for over militarization of diplomatic disputes - only this time it appears it is Washington’s past strategies…