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Pompeo meets with Oman's new ruler amid US pressure on Iran

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met Friday with the new ruler of Oman, a Gulf Arab country...

Coronavirus updates: South Korea reports big jump in cases, virus spreading...

• Two more deaths and new cases in Iran• South Korean city declared 'special management zone' following spread from church• Total number of infections...

2 passengers die after leaving 'chaotic' cruise ship

• Ukrainians protest over evacuees returning from China• South Korea reports first coronavirus death as infections linked to church rise• 2 people who were...

Iran election: Ayatollah makes desperate plea as low turnout threatens leader

And Amirali Hajizadeh, who as head of the aerospace unit with the Iranian Revolutionary Guards, is a former colleague of military commander Qassem Soleimani,...

Trump’s Fury at Intel Briefing Shows Putin’s Bet on Him Keeps...

AFP ContributorIntelligence officials warned House lawmakers last week that Russia is interfering in the 2020 campaign to try to get President Donald J. Trump...

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day

(Bloomberg) --Good morning. More coronavirus cases sent stocks lower, the European Union’s budget meeting is under way and the race to be the U.K....

New virus has infected more than 76,000 people globally

A viral outbreak that began in China has infected more than 76,000 people globallyFebruary 21, 2020, 4:34 AM2 min read A viral outbreak that began...

Conservative resurgence on the cards as Iran votes

Tehran (AFP) - Iran votes Friday in key elections which conservatives are expected to dominate, capitalising on public anger against moderate President Hassan Rouhani...

New virus outbreaks in China, abroad rekindle concerns

Beijing (AFP) - An eruption of new virus cases in South Korea, Iran and Chinese hospitals and prisons rekindled concerns Friday about the spread...

Acting intelligence head Grenell's push to decriminalize homosexuality has yielded little

Donald Trump became the first president to name an openly gay person to a Cabinet-level position Wednesday when he announced that Richard Grenell would...

Iran Votes With Hard-Liners Set to Extend Control Over State

(Bloomberg) -- Iranian hard-liners looked set to take control of parliament on Friday in an election dominated by the country’s turbulent standoff with the...

Iran hardliners set to sweep parliamentary polls

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Experts Call BS on Bernie’s Russian Bot Theory

Adam Glanzman/BloombergBernie Sanders on Wednesday raised the possibility that social media accounts harassing his critics may, in fact, be Russian bots operating in disguise....

South Korea city deserted after coronavirus 'super-spreads' through church

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - The streets of South Korea’s fourth-largest city were abandoned on Thursday, with residents holed up indoors after dozens of people caught...

Execution for a Facebook post? Why blasphemy is a capital offense...

Pakistani Islamists march to protest the Supreme Court lenient treatment of Asia Bibi, a Christian Pakistani woman accused of blasphemy, in Karachi, Feb. 1,...

Iraq bans border crossings by Iranians amid coronavirus fears

CAIRO (Reuters) - Iraq banned border crossings by Iranian nationals for three days from Thursday amid fears of the coronavirus, Iraq’s state news agency...

NC soldiers return home from sudden Middle East deployment

Nearly two months after a U.S. Army rapid-response force was activated amid tensions with Iran, instantly deploying 3,000 soldiers to the Middle East, some...

South Korea city deserted after coronavirus 'super-spreads' through church

SEOUL/BEIJING (Reuters) - The streets of South Korea’s fourth-largest city were abandoned on Thursday, with residents holed up indoors after dozens of people caught...

Iran crisis: Tehran leaders face backlash at election – ‘People are...

The Islamic Republic faces growing isolation on the world stage and simmering discontent at home over devastating economic hardships. Observers say the size of...

US sanctions Iran clerics for vetoing election candidates

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday ratcheted up pressure on Iran by slapping sanctions on top members of a powerful clerical body...

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Election Officials Who Bar Candidates

(Bloomberg) -- The U.S. said it has sanctioned members of an Iranian government agency that it says rigs elections in the country by disqualifying...

Mobile phone market facing crunch amid coronavirus scare

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