Iran has summoned the British ambassador to Tehran over the recent meddlesome remarks made by UK Prime Minister Theresa May against the Islamic Republic. Speaking at the annual summit of the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council [GCC] in the Bahraini capital of Manama on Wednesday, May said Britain would help the GCC states “push back” against what she claimed to be Iran’s “aggressive regional actions.”
May speaking in interest of US, Israel rather than UK: Analyst
China National Petroleum Corporation is interested in more projects in Iran and to step up cooperation with National Iranian Oil Company in the future, CNPC senior official said.
CNPC says keen to continue NIOC cooperation
Native Americans have been oppressed by the US government for centuries, an analyst in Virginia says, pointing to the ongoing pipeline protests in North Dakota as an example.
US government subjecting Native Americans to oppression: Analyst
Malaysia’s premier has called on the global community to help stop the “genocide” of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, slamming the country’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, for her inaction on the bloodletting against the minority community.
Muslim world must act to stop Rohinya genocide: Analyst
Israel is continuing its illegal and criminal actions against the people of Palestine despite the international community's efforts to halt them. Iran says the international community’s measures vis-à-vis the Tel Aviv regime have “mostly failed or proven inadequate.”
World needs to take different approach to Israel: Commentator
Some 867 hate crimes have been reported in 10 days immediately following the surprising victory of President-elect Donald Trump in the US presidential election, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. Approximately 40 percent of the hate crimes involved people explicitly invoking the president-elect’s name or his campaign slogan, SPLC says. African Americans, Muslims, immigrants, women and other communities have all been targeted in different ways and occasions.
Donald Trump scapegoating policy emboldens extremists: Pundit
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ICRC official: Iran’s best feature is its people
An Iranian official has warned the United States that the Islamic Republic has different alternatives to respond to possible violations of the nuclear deal between Iran and the P5+1 group dubbed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Iran’s Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said the Iranians’ maneuvering power is enough to act as deterrent to prevent other parties from ignoring their obligations under the accord.
US cannot be trusted with Iran nuclear deal: Academic
Iran has announced that the military presence of US forces in the Persian Gulf is the main source of problems in the region. The came after the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy ruled out Washington’s claim that an Iranian vessel had pointed its weapon at a US helicopter in the Strait of Hormuz. The IRGC has said that the US officials occasionally level such false accusations against the Islamic Republic to pursue their goals in the region.
Persian Gulf does not need US military presence: Academic
The majority of Cubans around the world had a very favorable view of their country’s late revolutionary leader Fidel Castro, despite the recent media coverage in the West that appeared to show Cuban Americans in Florida celebrating his death, a British academic says.
Cubans talk of Fidel Castro as a father figure: Dr. Denise Baden

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