Wednesday 17th of July 2019
Portugal suspends visas for Iranians, cites security reasons
Portugal has suspended the issuance of entry visas for Iranian nationals for unspecified security reasons, Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva told a parliamentary committee on Tuesday
Two leaders of Mali al-Qaeda affiliate put on US terrorism list after attacks
The United States added two leaders of al-Qaeda's affiliate in Mali to its global terrorism list on Tuesday, accusing them of engaging in destabilizing attacks across the West African country, the US...
UK to send third warship to Gulf, says ‘escalation not in anyone’s interest’
Britain will send a third warship and a navy tanker to the Gulf but the move is not related to the Iran crisis, according to the Ministry of Defence
Protests planned against Iranian American council accused of lobbying for Tehran
Members of the Iranian diaspora are planning to protest against the National Iranian American Council (NIAC) in Washington DC on Friday, with the hashtag #ProtestAgainstNIAC gaining traction as protes...
Ambassador announces Iraqi-Saudi border crossing to reopen on October 15
The Saudi ambassador to Iraq has announced the official reopening of the Saudi-Iraqi border crossing on October 15
Panama-flagged oil tanker stops transmitting signal in the Strait of Hormuz
A Panamanian-flagged oil tanker stopped transmitting its signal more than two days ago after straying into Iranian waters while it was traveling through the Strait of Hormuz, Al Arabiya English has le...
Regime air raids kill 9 civilians in northwest Syria: Monitor
Regime airstrikes on Tuesday killed nine civilians in opposition-held northwest Syria the target of months of regime and Russian bombardment, a war monitor said
Boeing jet trouble leads to cuts at Europe’s busiest airline
Europe’s biggest airline, budget carrier Ryanair, will cut flights and close some of its bases beginning this winter because of the delay to deliveries of the Boeing 737 Max plane, which has been grou...
Pakistan hopes to ‘refresh’ US ties with PM Khan’s visit
Pakistan expressed hopes Tuesday that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s maiden trip to the White House later this month would help repair its acrimonious relationship with Washington as the US seeks its hel...
Italy seizes air-to-air missile that belonged to Qatar in raids on neo-Nazis
Italian police have seized a large arsenal of weapons, including an air-to-air missile that belonged to Qatar’s armed forces, in raids on neo-Nazi sympathizers, they said on Monday
Khamenei warns that UK’s seizure of Iran oil tanker won’t be ‘left unanswered’
Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei warned on Tuesday that the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker on July 4 in Gibraltar will not be left unanswered, the semi-official Fars news agency reported
Turkish FM: No need to take EU steps against Turkey seriously
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday there is no need to take very seriously decisions made by the European Union to curb contacts and funding for Ankara over its drilling for gas...