By Kambakhsh Khalaji & Farzam Vanaki
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
Syrian forces are on the brink of winning eastern Aleppo. Almost half of the region has already been freed from the clutch of terrorists and is under the army’s control. Many observers believe that terrorist outfits will be reined in once eastern Aleppo is reclaimed completely, unless the US and its regional allies want to continue their incendiary measures. In this episode of The Debate, Press TV has spoken to James Jatras, a former US Senate foreign policy analyst from Washington, and Jim Walsh, with MIT's Security Studies Program from Boston, to revisit the Syrian army’s latest advancements in Aleppo and see how this might change Washington's approach.
Aleppo liberation to tilt balance of war in Syria army's favor: Commentator
The US establishment’s attempts to put Hillary Clinton in the White House based solely on her popular vote may seem to be the right thing to do, but it would make a mockery of an already disreputable American electoral system, according to Myles Hoenig, an American political analyst and activist.
Replacing Clinton with Trump in White House will make mockery of US system: Analyst
Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said that Iran would respond if the US proceeded to renew the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) which expires at the end of 2016. Iran has already warned that a possible extension of ISA would breach the 2015 nuclear accord, dubbed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Iran Sanctions Act in violation of UN Resolution 2231: Analyst
Bahraini people have held protest rallies across the tiny Persian Gulf country to show their support for prominent Shia cleric, Sheikh Issa Qassim, who was scheduled to stand for trial on Wednesday, but the trial was later adjourned to December 4. Clashes broke out in Akr, where security forces fired tear gas and rubber-coated bullets to disperse the protesters.
Bahraini regime ready to commit genocide: Activist
Saudi Arabia has once again raised controversy by first declaring a 48-hour truce in Yemen and then violating it by launching multiple airstrikes against targets across several Yemeni provinces. The fresh aggression has promoted the Yemeni army and allied Houthi forces to retaliate by firing rockets and ballistic missiles at Saudi military bases. Press TV has asked author and Middle East expert Saeb Shaath to shed more light on Riyadh’s true intentions in continuing the war against its southern neighbor.
US, Arab allies fear independent Yemen: Commentator
The secretary-general of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) has expressed confidence that president-elect Donald Trump would live up to all US commitments to the military alliance. Jens Stoltenberg made the remarks after US President Barack Obama said the president-elect would maintain America’s commitment to NATO. Trump showed a hawkish stance toward NATO where the business mogul called the organization an “obsolete” military alliance.
NATO has no option but to work with US: Analyst

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