31 August 2015 9:10
A prominent industrial union in the United States has endorsed the international movement of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) to support the Palestinians against Israel, calling on Washington to cut off financial support to Tel Aviv.
The United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America union voted in favor of a resolution entitled “Justice and Peace for the Peoples of Palestine...
30 August 2015 23:09
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan underlined that his country will show a firm and strong reaction to the world powers' possible violation of the recent nuclear agreement.
"If the other side wants to breach its undertakings, we will give them a strong response," Dehqan said in an interview with Arabic-language al-Mayadeen news network on Sunday.
Also, addressing a ceremony in...
29 August 2015 12:58
An Iranian official has ruled out petrochemical exports to the US, saying the country nevertheless has the American market under watch.
“Due to high transportation costs from the Middle East to North America, Iran’s petrochemical products exports to the US are not economically viable,” Iranian Petrochemical Commercial Company (IPCC) Executive Director Mehdi Sharifi Niknafs said on Friday.
There are better markets for Iran’s petrochemical products...
29 August 2015 12:50
US President Barack Obama has once again expressed full American support for Israel, saying everybody should know that “we’re all pro-Israel.”
Obama made the comments on Friday speaking during a webcast hosted by the Jewish Federations of North America and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations.
The US president said he is committed to maintaining Israel's military edge in...
28 August 2015 14:16
A university student has been killed in a shooting attack in the Savannah State University in Georgia amid growing gun violence in the United States.
Christopher Starks, 22, was taken to a local hospital after he got shots following an altercation at the students union of the historically black Georgia University Thursday evening.
Investigators are trying to identify the shooter and are appealing...
28 August 2015 11:51
A lockdown at the Savannah State University in the US state of Georgia has been lifted after a shooting in which a man was injured, a report said.
Police had been called to the scene of the shooting at the campus and the university had been put in lockdown, with students told to stay in place and cooperate with officers, Sky...
28 August 2015 11:33
Since the onset of 2015, there has been an average of one mass shooting per day in the United States, according to a website called Mass Shooting Tracker.
As of August 26, the year’s 238th day, there have been 247 instances of mass shootings reported in the US.
The shocking revelation comes hot on the heels of the on-air shooting of Reporter...
27 August 2015 14:45
Asian stocks take heart from a sharp rebound in US shares, breaking a six-day losing streak which plunged global markets into mayhem.
The turnaround came after carnage on global markets which shaved $2.2 trillion off US stocks, with China being at the epicenter of the financial tremors.
China’s Shanghai Composite Index on Thursday rose 2.2% to reclaim the critical 3,000 mark. The benchmark’s steep...
26 August 2015 16:30
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said Tehran is not concerned to see if its nuclear agreement would receive a green pass at the US Senate.
"We are not concerned about this issue and we have paved a path which was fully wise. The agreement was a win-win agreement and a proper opportunity for the international community which was used by...
26 August 2015 10:36
Another Senate Democrat has voiced support for a nuclear deal with Iran, putting the administration of US President Barack Obama five votes away from approval of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) by the Congress.
"I support this deal because I believe it puts us in a better and stronger position,” said Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) on Tuesday.
She is the...
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