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Roadside bomb hits US Army vehicle

US Army vehicle in southern Afghanistan has been hit a Taliban roadside bomb, officials reported on Saturday with no immediate details of casualties. Provincial police spokesman Jamal Nasir Barkzai told AFP that the incident occurred in Dand district of southern Kandahar. “Foreign forces were patrolling near the Kandahar airport when they were hit by a […]

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Ukranian Plane crash: President Rouhani blames US for death of 176, reveals next action

Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, has released a statement where he explained why his military shot down Ukrainian passenger airline with 176 onboard. Iran, on Saturday morning, acknowledged that the Ukraine International Airlines flight that crashed on Wednesday was shot down by its military. President Rouhani said bodies of victims of the crash would be returned […]

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Russia reacts as Iran says it shot down crashed Ukrainian airliner

Russia has reacted to Iran’s admission that its military actually shot down the Kiev-bound Ukrainian international airliner on Wednesday. The plane crash which killed all 176 passengers and crew members happened near Tehran, the Iranian capital. Iran admitted on Saturday that it accidentally shot down the plane. But before then, Russian legislators had warned US […]

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Trump impeachment: US House Speaker blows hot, reveals next action

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives will send formal impeachment charges against President Donald Trump to the Senate next week. Reuters reports that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said this on Friday. In a letter to House lawmakers, Pelosi said she has asked House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler to “be prepared to bring to the […]

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Israel bombs Iranian interests

An Israeli airstrike on eastern Syria has killed more than eight fighters from Iraq’s Iran-backed Hashed al-Shaabi (Popular Mobilization Force – PMF). A US drone strike also killed Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani and Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis, the PMF head, last week. Israel launched the attack on areas considered Iranian interests Friday morning. “Unidentified aircraft targeted […]

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US vs Iran: What Trump, NATO agreed on

The details of NATO and US President Donald Trump recent meeting on Middle East tension have emerged. The Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg had a phone call with US President Donald Trump on developments in the Middle East. In a tweet on its verified page, NATO said Trump and Stoltenberg discussed the situation in […]

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Trudeau says Iran’s missile brought down ill-fated Ukrainian plane

Like the USA, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has also said Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner after it took off from Tehran, killing all 176 on board, including 63 Canadians. Trudeau’s comments on Thursday came as images posted on social media increasingly pointed to a catastrophic mistake by Tehran’s air defense batteries bringing the […]

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Iran reveals how Ukrainian airliner with 176 passengers crashed, apportion blames

The Iranian Civil Aviation Organisation, has revealed how the Ukrainian air plane with 176 passengers on board crashed. It said the crew refused to call for help during the crisis. Investigations are ongoing to unveil the reason behind the tragic incident and the Aviation Organisation has claimed that witnesses, including the crew of another passing […]

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China sets date for signing trade deal with U.S

China’s Vice Premier Liu He, head of the country’s negotiation team in Sino-U.S. trade talks, will sign a “Phase 1” deal in Washington next week, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday. Liu will visit Washington on Jan. 13-15, said Gao Feng, spokesman for the commerce ministry. Negotiating teams from both sides remain in close communication […]

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Why Pope Francis kissed a nun

Roman Catholic Church’s leader, Pope Francis was caught kissing a nun just a week after he was filmed slapping the hands of a woman who grabbed his hands. The Pope kissed a nun on the cheek on Wednesday while walking through a large hall before his weekly general audience. Earlier this month, the Pope had […]

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Iran speaks on suspicion over plane crash amid battle with US

Iranian Transport Minister Mohammed Eslami on Thursday rejected speculation that Wednesday’s plane crash was suspicious. The crash happened hours after Iran launched a ballistic missile attack on two Iraqi bases housing United States soldiers. There are suspicions that the incident was caused by external forces but Iran disagrees. “The plane caught fire due to a […]

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Iran vows not to release black boxes of Ukrainian plane that crashed in Tehran

Iran has vowed not to release the black box of Ukrainian Boeing-737 with 180 people on board which crashed in the country. The aircraft belonging to Ukraine International Airlines crashed just after take-off from Iran’s Imam Khomeini airport. The crash happened at a time when Iran was threatening to go to war with the United States […]

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Iran vs US: America reportedly withdraws troops from Kuwait

Kuwait’s Defense Minister on Wednesday said it has received a letter from the Commander-in-Chief of a U.S. military camp in Kuwait “declaring imminent withdrawal of all U.S. military forces in three days,” The state news agency, KUNA quoted the minister as saying, “Receiving such [a] letter from Camp Arifjan was unexpected and we are communicating […]