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US Capitol on High Alert as Pro-Trump Demonstrators Converge for Rally

US Capitol on High Alert as Pro-Trump Demonstrators Converge for Rally

Hundreds of police officers will be on duty around the US Capitol on Saturday braced for a rally by supporters of the hundreds of people who breached the building on Jan.

Photos Show North Korea Expanding Uranium Enrichment Plant

Photos Show North Korea Expanding Uranium Enrichment Plant

Recent satellite images shows North Korea is expanding a uranium enrichment plant at its main Yongbyon nuclear complex, a sign that it’s intent on boosting the production of bomb materials, experts say. The assessment comes after North Korea recently raised tensions by performing its first missil

Abu Dhabi Cancels COVID-19 Entry Testing for UAE Travelers

Abu Dhabi will cancel COVID-19 testing requirements to enter the emirate for travelers from the UAE starting on Sunday, the United Arab Emirates' state news agency WAM said on Saturday. The UAE's capital had restricted entry into the emirate to those with a negative PCR test.

Gulf-Iraqi-Yemeni Agreement on Coordination to Reduce Regional Tension

Gulf-Iraqi-Yemeni Agreement on Coordination to Reduce Regional Tension

A Gulf ministerial meeting in the presence of the foreign ministers of Iraq and Yemen underlined the importance of easing tension and achieving peace and stability in the region, through dialogue and joint coordination. The 149th session of the GCC Ministerial Council concluded its meeting on Th

Iran’s Petrochemical, Fuel Sales Boom as Sanctions Hit Crude Exports

Iran’s Petrochemical, Fuel Sales Boom as Sanctions Hit Crude Exports

Iranian fuel and petrochemical exports have boomed in recent years despite stringent US sanctions, leaving Iran well placed to expand sales swiftly in Asia and Europe if Washington lifts its curbs, trading sources and officials said.

UN Meet to Test Whether Iran Nuclear Deal Can Be Saved

UN Meet to Test Whether Iran Nuclear Deal Can Be Saved

After months of difficult negotiations, can the United States and Iran find a way to salvage the 2015 nuclear accord? Next week's annual summit at the United Nations could offer clues as Iran's new hardline government makes its international debut. - Where are the negotiations at?

Amnesty Condemns ‘Impunity’ Over Deaths in Custody in Iran

Amnesty International has condemned the climate of impunity that prevails in Iran over more than 70 deaths in custody reported in the past 10 years. "Iranian authorities have failed to provide accountability for at least 72 deaths in custody since January 2010, despite credible reports that they