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Trump Impeachment to Go to Senate Monday, Triggering Trial

Trump Impeachment to Go to Senate Monday, Triggering Trial

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that she will send the article of impeachment against Donald Trump to the Senate on Monday, triggering the start of the former president's trial on a charge of incitement of insurrection over the deadly Capitol Jan.

China Authorizes Coast Guard to Fire on Foreign Vessels if Needed

China Authorizes Coast Guard to Fire on Foreign Vessels if Needed

China passed a law on Friday that for the first time explicitly allows its coast guard to fire on foreign vessels, a move that could make the contested waters around China more choppy. China has maritime sovereignty disputes with Japan in the East China Sea and with several Southeast Asian countr

UAE Confirms it Inked $23 Billion Deal to Buy F-35 Jets, Drones from US

The United Arab Emirates confirmed that it signed agreements with the United States on former President Donald Trump’s last full day in office to purchase up to 50 F-35 jets, 18 armed drones and other defense equipment in a deal worth $23 billion. The UAE embassy in Washington said in a statement

Saudi Arabia Condemns Twin Suicide Bombings in Baghdad

Saudi Arabia Condemns Twin Suicide Bombings in Baghdad

Saudi Arabia condemned on Thursday the twin suicide bombings in Baghdad that left scores of people dead and injured. The Kingdom rejects all forms of terrorism and stands by Iraq against anything that threatens its security or stability, the Saudi Foreign Ministry said.

Iran's Zarif Urges Biden to Act First in Returning US to Nuclear Deal

Iran's Zarif Urges Biden to Act First in Returning US to Nuclear Deal

Iran urged new US President Joe Biden on Friday to "choose a better path" by returning to a 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and global powers, but said the opportunity would be lost if Washington insists on further Iranian concessions up front. Under Biden's predecessor Donald Trump, Washington

Twitter Suspends ‘Fake’ Account that Carried Link to Iran Supreme Leader’s Website

Twitter Suspends ‘Fake’ Account that Carried Link to Iran Supreme Leader’s Website

Twitter said on Friday it had suspended what it said was a fake account that carried a link to the website of Iran’s Supreme Leader on Friday, hours after it carried the image of a golfer resembling former US President Donald Trump apparently being targeted by a drone. The post, on a Persian-lang

Divisions Emerge in Iran over How to Approach Biden Administration

Divisions started to emerge in Iran over the expected negotiations with the new US administration, following the inauguration of US President Joe Biden. President Hassan Rouhani blasted those criticizing the government’s efforts to preserve the nuclear deal, stressing the importance of diplomacy