Posts Tagged ‘presence’

Gov’t agrees on women’s presence at stadiums

IRNA – Iran’s Vice-President for Legal Affairs Laiya Joneidi stated on Wednesday that women’s presence at stadiums is authorized, adding the government supports this issue. She told reporters on the sidelines of cabinet session, noting the government has created the needed conditions regarding the issue so far and will do the same in the future. […]

Timeline: US military presence in Afghanistan

As the United States and the Taliban edged closer to reaching an agreement in a bid to bring peace in Afghanistan, the group’s fighters launched a series of attacks across the country including in the capital, Kabul. At least 100 people were killed last week in the-Taliban claimed attacks, including a US soldier […]

‘We’ll Always Have a Presence’: Trump Says 8,600 US Troops Will Stay in Afghanistan

US President Donald Trump said that Washington plans to leave 8,600 American troops in Afghanistan, but suggested further cuts could follow – over 15 years after President Bush boasted major victories against terrorists there. President Trump announced the possible drawdown on Thursday morning in an interview with Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade. Even if an agreement […]

Presence of foreign forces in region root cause of problems: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has described the presence of foreign forces in any regional country as the root cause of more problems for the entire region. “The presence of foreign forces in any regional country will only serve to create problems,” Iran’s president said in a meeting with new Afghan Ambassador to Tehran Abdulghafour Lival […]

American and British naval presence in Gulf brings insecurity – Iranian commander

“The presence of America and England in this region means insecurity,” Alireza Tangsiri cautioned on Sunday, according to Iranian media. He also suggested that Iran could form a coalition with neighboring states to guarantee security in the Gulf. Tangsiri’s remarks coincide with Gibraltar’s decision to release ‘Grace 1,’ an Iranian oil tanker that was boarded […]

Iran Reserving The Right To Counter Israeli Presence In US Led Coalition In Persian Gulf

Iranian troops in the Persian Gulf | Illustration: AFP Iran has warned Israel against aiding a US -led maritime coalition in the Persian Gulf, saying that it reserved the right to confront such a “clear threat to its national security“. Israel’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Israel Katz had confirmed in a closed-door meeting on Tuesday […]

Iran warns Israeli regime over illegal presence in Persian Gulf

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi slammed on Friday the US-proposed coalition as a move that only increases to the tensions in the region, saying that the Israeli regime’s presence in this coalition will be deemed as a clear threat both to the security, sovereignty and integrity of the Islamic Republic and the Persian […]

As US Beefs Up Military Presence in the Gulf, Yemen’s Houthis Turn to Russia for Support

MOSCOW — Yemen’s Houthi movement has reacted with concern to an announcement by Washington that the U.S. is pursuing an increased military presence in the Persian Gulf. U.S. Central Command announced Operation Sentinel on July 19, claiming that a multinational maritime effort is needed to promote “maritime stability, ensure safe passage, and de-escalate tensions in […]

Russia’s Presence In Venezuela Helped Scale Down US Aggression

“I would say that Russia is playing a role of a geopolitical mediator in Latin America. We think that we can find a balanced framework for the relationships in the region, with Russia and China. I think the most important example at the moment is the Russian-Venezuelan relationship. Russia’s very presence in Venezuela helped diminish […]

Russia Warns It will Not Stand Idly By As US Boosts Its Military Presence In Poland

Russia has warned that a build up of US troop in Poland ‘undermines stability in Europe’ and it will not stand idly by. This week US President Donald Trump told the Polish President Andrzej Duda that he was sending an additional 1,000 troops to Poland to join the 4,000 forces already there. Press TV reports: […]

US in ‘weakest’ regional presence in history: IRGC commander

A senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the United States’ presence in the Middle East is at its “weakest in history” of Washington’s military presence in this region, amid spiraling tensions between the two countries. “The Americans have been present in the region since 1833 and they are currently at the weakest […]

Karam Abad storage dam starts filling in president Rouhani’s presence

President.ir – The filling of Karam Abad Dam in Poldasht County, West Azerbaijan Province began at President Hassan Rouhani’s order. In the ceremony that was held on Tuesday at the site of the dam, President Rouhani was briefed by engineers and managers of the project on the construction processes. An irrigation and dredging system was […]

Eric Schmidt Defends Dragonfly Project — China Presence Helps Country be “More Open”

May 15, 2019 By Daniel Taylor Schmidt told the BBC, “There are many, many benefits interacting, among other things, with China.” In a recent BBC interview, Schmidt defended Google’s position in China. Schmidt was pushed on the issue of the morality of a censored search engine. In a textbook example of Orwellian doublespeak, Schmidt responded […]

Skilled Army Remote Viewer Reveals Details About The ET Presence On Earth

The Facts: Julian Assange was arrested early this morning in London at the Ecuadorian Embassy. This event provides us the opportunity to examine and question many aspects of the world we live in. Reflect On: Will Julian’s arrest wake up millions to the reality of what truth is trying to be hidden from our world? […]

Rendition Plane, Increased Police Presence Raise Fears For Assange

Rendition Plane, Increased Police Presence Raise Fears For Assange Above Photo: winkletweb/Flickr A mysterious flight of a U.S. rendition plane to London and increase of plainclothes British police outside the Ecuador embassy has heightened concern for the WikiLeaks founder March 27, 2019 “Information Clearing House“ – In four days, it will be a full year since WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange […]

No threat, but ready to respond: Presence of US carrier in the Persian Gulf ‘insignificant’ – Iran

“The presence of this warship is insignificant to us,” Iran’s deputy army chief for coordination affairs, Habibollah Sayyari said. He promised that the military won’t allow the Nimitz-class warship to come near Iranian territorial waters in the Persian Gulf. The high-ranking official explained that the US navy was allowed to sail in international waters near […]

NASA chief shoots for constant moon presence in 10 years

NASA chief shoots for constant moon presence in 10 years Washington Examiner November 30, 2018 NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine predicted Thursday that the U.S. will have a constant lunar presence in about the next 10 years. The bold prediction came on the same the day the space agency announced nine U.S. industry partners who will […]

Iran continues presence in open seas: Senior Cmdr

IRNA – Iran’s navy fleet will continue its presence in the free waters in order to safeguard the country’s national interests, said the Deputy Commander of Iran’s Navy. “Iran will dispatch as much navy fleets to open seas as it is required to secure national interests,” said Rear Admiral Mahmoud Mousavi in an interview with […]

Merkel & Macron’s presence at Syria talks will seal Putin’s diplomatic triumph – on one condition

While all parties in the so-called quadrilateral talks have been given equal billing, Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron’s role will be to salvage the best deal for Europe from the accord that was struck without them by Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan last month. In 2018, sitting at the table headed by the Russian and […]

Illegal US Presence in Syria Assures Endless War

Illegal US Presence in Syria Assures Endless War by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) Wherever US forces show up, mass slaughter, destruction, and human misery follow – the same thing happening in all its war theaters, endless violence continuing, what imperial rage is all about. Syria risks becoming another Afghanistan. US aggression […]

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