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Deafening silence on Kashmir, writes Bernie Sanders in ‘Houston Chronicle’ article

U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders said on September 22 in a newspaper article that the Narendra Modi-Donald Trump rally is happening at a time when Kashmir remains under lockdown. “When President (Donald) Trump meets with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Houston, “We will hear much about the friendship between the American and […]

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Rouhani asks West to stay out of Gulf

Iran’s President called on Sunday on Western powers to leave the security of the Persian Gulf to regional nations led by Tehran, criticising a new U.S.-led coalition patrolling the region’s waterways as nationwide parades showcased the Islamic Republic’s military arsenal. President Hassan Rouhani separately promised to unveil a regional peace plan at this week’s upcoming […]

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Iran to release British-flagged tanker

Stena Impero, the British-flagged tanker detained by Iran on July 19, may be released within hours, the head of the Swedish firm that owns the vessel said on Sunday. The Stena Impero was detained by Iran’s Revolutionary Guards in the Strait of Hormuz waterway for alleged marine violations, two weeks after Britain seized an Iranian […]

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‘Won’t back Netanyahu or Gantz for PM’

Israeli ex-Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Sunday he will not endorse either Benjamin Netanyahu or Benny Gantz for Prime Minister following last week’s deadlocked elections. Mr. Lieberman, who could potentially play a kingmaker role, spoke to journalists as President Reuven Rivlin began consulting political parties on who they will back for Prime Minister. A […]