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Iran Accuses Pompeo Of Living In An 'Imaginary World'

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:26
In a series of tweets, the Islamic Republic foreign ministry officials have dismissed the U.S. Secretary of State's Mike Pompeo's remarks about returning the international sanctions on Iran.
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Iran Security Forces Disperse Gathering To Mark 32nd Anniversary Of Mass Executions

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:26
Friday August 28 marked the 32nd anniversary of the mass execution of political prisoners in Iran.
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Iran Proposes Bill For Tighter Online Censorship, 'Military Control' Of Internet

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:25
A group of 40 Iranian lawmakers has submitted a controversial draft bill to the parliament that could result in harsher online censorship by giving control of the country's Internet gateways to the armed forces, including the notorious Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC).
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CBI: US lawsuit to seize Iran's assets in Germany doomed to failure

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:25
The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) dismissed a lawsuit filed in the United States to force a European financial provider to transfer Iranian assets to the US.
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US walks alone in Iran sanctions, EU goes other way

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:25
The European Union remains committed to implementing the Iran nuclear deal as a matter of respecting international agreements and of the bloc's shared international security, EU Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Spokesperson Peter Stano said.
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EU remains committed to Iran nuclear deal as key security element: Spokesperson

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:25
A spokesman for the European Union says the bloc remains committed to implementing a landmark nuclear deal Iran signed with major world powers in 2015 in order to observe international agreements and respect EU's shared international security.
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Two Turkish Soldiers Die in Clash With PKK Members, Defence Ministry Says

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:24
Two Turkish soldiers were fatally wounded during an operation against the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which Ankara considers a terrorist group, in the eastern Agri province near the border with Iran on Saturday, the Defence Ministry said.
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UAE revokes law boycotting Israel, allows first direct flight

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:24
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has officially canceled a law that boycotted Israel and prevented trade as well as financial agreements with Tel Aviv after signing a deal to normalize relations.
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Tripoli Power Struggle Prompts Egypt Visit by UN Special Libya Envoy

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:24
A week of protests in the Libyan capital, Tripoli, and an apparent power struggle inside the National Unity Government that controls the west of the country have both the U.N. and regional power brokers Egypt and Turkey jockeying to resume stalled political talks inside the country.
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Russia's Khabarovsk Holds 50th Protest In Defense Of Arrested Ex-Governor

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:23
Locals in the Russian Far Eastern city of Khabarovsk have held their 50th protest against the July arrest of the region's popular former governor, Sergei Furgal.
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Russia Fires Outspoken Chief Of Anti-Doping Agency

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:23
The outspoken chief of Russia's Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) has been fired, a move that the World Anti-Doping Agency said only reinforced its ongoing concerns about the agency.
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Russia Sends Two Su-27 Fighters to Intercept US B-52H Bomber Over Baltic Sea

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:23
The Russian military reported multiple incidents over the Baltic Sea and the Black sea in August, with dozens of NATO aircraft approaching Russian borders in a major spike of reconnaissance activity.
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Navalny Associate: Kremlin Involved in Opposition Leader's Poisoning

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:23
A close ally of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says authorities in Moscow are reluctant to investigate Navalny's alleged poisoning, because the Kremlin was behind it, despite its denials.
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Russia lambasts U.S. sanctions amid Washington's own suspicious research

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:22
The Russian Foreign Ministry on Friday condemned the U.S. decision to blacklist Russian research institutes, recalling that Washington itself was carrying out suspicious research both in the United States and abroad.
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Turkey Launches Shooting Exercises in Eastern Mediterranean Amid Drilling Tensions With Greece

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:22
The development comes as Ankara is engaged in a bitter territorial dispute with Greece and Cyprus. The European Union has threatened to slap sanctions on Turkey if it continues with what Brussels has called "illegal drilling".
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Turkey starts new drills in Mediterranean as tensions rise

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:22
The Turkish military has launched fresh war games in the eastern Mediterranean region, as tensions between Ankara and Athens mount over maritime borders and gas drilling rights.
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'Hypocritical': Turkey Scolds EU's Threat of Sanctions Over Tensions in East Mediterranean

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:22
Already fraught relations between Greece and Turkey worsened this month after Ankara dispatched its Oruc Reis oil and gas seismic survey vessel to a disputed area of Mediterranean Sea also claimed by Athens.
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Backed by Lockheed Martin, Taiwan Unveils Asia's First Repair Hub for F-16 Fighter Jets

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:19
A maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) center for Taiwan's fleet of F-16 fighter jets has officially opened on the island amid growing tensions between Taiwan and China.
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Syrian Talks on New Constitution End on Amicable Note

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:19
Weeklong negotiations in Geneva aimed at drafting a new constitution for Syria have ended with an agreement to meet for further talks at an as yet unspecified date.
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UN envoy welcomes 'commonalities' shared by Syrians in Geneva talks

Globalsecurity.org - Sun, 30/08/2020 - 02:19
Syrian opponents meeting in Geneva as part of efforts to find a peaceful end to nearly a decade of conflict in their country have found common ground on which to pursue further discussions, UN Special Envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen said on Saturday.
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