برچسب مطالب ‘monday’

۱ Killed, More Than 20 Wounded, in Massive Gaza Rocket Barrage Against Southern Israel

One person was killed and at least 20 others were wounded in a massive Palestinian rocket barrage targeting southern Israel on Monday.

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North Korea missile base ‘active’ despite agreements, U.S. analysts say

A North Korean missile base is active as of November and has stayed “well maintained” despite agreements from Pyongyang to denuclearize, according to U.S.

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North Korea ‘hiding missile bases’, US researchers say

North Korea is operating at least 13 undeclared bases to hide mobile, nuclear-capable missiles, a new study asserted Monday, as progress stalls on US President Donald Trump’s signature foreign policy initiative.

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Swiss cryptocurrency firm X8 obtains Islamic finance certification

Switzerland-based financial technology firm X8 AG has obtained certification from Islamic scholars for its digital currency, with plans to expand its business in the Middle East, a senior executive said on Monday.

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Italy to host Libyan conference in fresh push for elections

Many of Libya’s leading factions will meet on Monday in Palermo, southern Italy, in an effort to reunite the country’s institutions and find a new path to elections that a previous French-convened conference failed to achieve.

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Iran urges UN to act against US sanctions

Iran on Monday urged the United Nations to hold the United States accountable for reimposing sanctions on Tehran, AFP reported.

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Election Eve — Facebook and Feds reveal ‘foreign entities’ are attempting to influence midterm elections

Facebook issued an ‘election update’ on Monday evening, revealing a Sunday evening visit from law enforcement.

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Cuban president meets North Korea’s Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Cuba’s President Miguel Diaz-Canel — both hoping to get out from under U.S. economic sanctions — have agreed to expand and strengthen their strategic relations, North Korea’s state media reported Monday.

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Xi Calls on World States to Resist Trade Protectionism Together

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on the international community on Monday at the opening ceremony of the first China International Import Expo (CIIE) to resist trade protectionism and policy of unilateral actions together, avoiding confrontation.

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Xi pledges to open China’s markets wider to an impatient world

President Xi Jinping on Monday pledged to widen access to China’s economy, while delivering a veiled rebuke to Trumpism, as he kicked off an import fair amid growing foreign accusations his government was backtracking on grand reform promises.

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Japan in close communication with U.S. on Iran sanctions – spokesman

Japan is in close communication with the United States on Iran sanctions, Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said on Monday.

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Series of Explosions Leave 8 People Dead, 16 Injured in Baghdad – Reports

Eight people were killed, and 16 others suffered injuries in a series of explosions in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad, local media reported on Monday, citing a source in local security forces.

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UK to urge Security Council action over Yemen

Britain on Monday announced it was urging UN Security Council to act over the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, saying there now “appears to be a window” for a peace deal.

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After US relief, India works to pay for Iran oil in rupees – Times of India

With the US granting a 180-day exemption on Iranian oil sanctions to India ahead of the restrictions kicking in from Monday, India and Iran are finalising details of a mechanism that will allow New Delhi to pay Tehran entirely in Indian currency, at a bank in India.

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Sanctions On Iran May Be Tricky To Enforce – Analysis

America’s second stage sanctions will come into effect on Monday, prohibiting transactions with Iran’s ports and shipping companies; the purchase of petroleum and petrochemical products from Iran; transactions between foreign financial institutions and the Central Bank of Iran and other Iranian financial institutions; and the provision of underwriting services, insurance, or reinsurance.

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Open to new deal with Iran: Trump

US President Donald Trump has suggested he was open to a new comprehensive deal with Iran, saying that till then the toughest-ever sanctions on the Middle-East country that kicks off on Monday would continue.

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