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‘If Iran can't export oil no-one in Middle East will,’ Tehran warns

Iran has once again threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz, a vital artery for oil coming from the Middle East. The latest warning was issued by the supreme leader’s senior adviser for international affairs, Ali Akbar Velayati. Read more “The most transparent, complete and prompt response was given by Mr [Hassan] Rouhani, the Iranian president, in his last trip ...

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‘Will America wake up?’ Republican congressman retweets anti-immigration post from white supremacist

Iowa congressman Steve King has attracted a backlash after apparently endorsing a Twitter post from a prominent British far-right activist. “65% of Italians under the age of 35 now oppose mass immigration. Europe is waking up…” Mark Collett tweeted on Tuesday, citing a recent public opinion poll in the country. Collett came to prominence as the leader of the youth ...

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‘Will use if needed’: Erdogan says Turkey didn’t buy S-400 from Russia ‘to keep them in store’

Turkey didn’t acquire the Russian-built S-400 air defense systems for them to collect dust and may use them, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said, adding the purchase was to reduce Ankara’s dependency on US arms supplies. “We will not just buy the S-400s and place them in a storehouse. We will use them if need be,” Turkish President Recep Tayyip ...

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‘If Mueller doesn’t get you, Stormy will’ – Maxine Waters to Trump after ‘low-IQ’ jab

Democratic congresswoman Maxine Waters says she’s “not intimidated” by Donald Trump and forecasts his impeachment, as the pair continued exchanging barbs in one of the most vitriolic running feuds on Capitol Hill. Waters, 79, went on MSNBC and insisted that Trump’s impeachment was a matter of time, saying that “if for some reason Mueller does not get him, Stormy will. ...

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‘Will no one think of straight white men?’ Labour defends equalities conference ban

Labour has defended its decision to ban heterosexual white men from its equality conference. The party is facing a backlash for saying attendees must self-define as disabled, LGBT, a woman, or from an ethnic minority background. The one-day event will allow delegates to vote for women’s, black and ethnic minority (BAME), disabled and LGBT representatives to the Young Labour National ...

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Qatari royal claims he is being ‘held against his will’ in UAE (VIDEO)

An obscure member of the Qatari royal family released a video Sunday in which he alleges that he is being held against his will in Abu Dhabi, a claim which Emirati authorities have vehemently denied. “I am currently in Abu Dhabi. I was a guest of Sheikh Mohammed. I am no longer a guest; I am a prisoner,” Sheikh Abdullah ...

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US ‘will be taking names’ during UNGA vote on Jerusalem move, envoy Haley warns

Published time: 20 Dec, 2017 01:58 Edited time: 20 Dec, 2017 02:01 The US is ready to “take names” of its critics, America’s ambassador to the UN has warned, ahead of a GA session to debate Washington’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and move its embassy there. The US is ratcheting up its rhetoric and its threats ...

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Tillerson vows Taliban ‘will never win,’ urges Pakistan to meet US ‘conditions’ for support

In a secretive trip to Afghanistan, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson doubted Pakistan’s ability to fight the Taliban. But he also denied the Taliban has any path to victory, despite the Pentagon chief saying they were “surging.” Tillerson arrived at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul on Monday, following an earlier trip in the day to ...

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United Ireland referendum ‘WILL HAPPEN’ thanks to Brexit, Irish senator warns

GETTY A poll on a United Ireland will take place due to Brexit, an Irish senator has predicted Economic incentives and uncertainty caused by Brexit means a border poll “will happen”, an Irish government committee has claimed.  The report, entitled ‘Brexit and the Future of Ireland: Uniting Ireland and its People in Peace and Prosperity’, was compiled by an Irish ...

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Donald Trump ‘will confront North Korea’ as US plan first test of missile defence system

It will be the first operational test of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) system to defend against a simulated attack, following Kim Jong–un’s claim that Pyongyang has successfully developed a devastating missile. The interceptor will be fired from Alaska and will take place “in the coming days”. THAAD interceptors are positioned in Guam which are meant to help ...

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