برچسب مطالب ‘tuesday-’

US may issue Iran sanctions waivers

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said on Tuesday that Washington may grant waivers to the countries that seek relief from strict oil sanctions that the Trump administration intends to impose on Iran from Nov 4.

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US slaps additional tariffs on $200b of Chinese goods

The trade war between the US and China escalated on Tuesday as US President Donald Trump’s administration announced a package of tariffs targeting Chinese exports worth USD 200 billion.

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Pakistan’s army denies meddling, to deploy 371,000 troops to guard vote

Pakistan’s army said on Tuesday it will deploy about 371,000 troops to ensure a “fair and free” election on July 25, denying it was rigging the poll to tip the scales in favour of former cricketer Imran Khan.

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U.S. government says it would release hundreds of migrant families wearing ankle bracelets into United States

The government said Tuesday that it would release hundreds of migrant families wearing ankle bracelet monitors into the United States, effectively returning to the “catch and release” policy that U.S. President Donald Trump promised to eliminate.

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Suicide bombing kills 13 at Pakistan election rally

A suicide bombing at an election rally killed at least 13 people, including a politician, in northwestern Pakistan on Tuesday, police said, amid concerns about security ahead of national polls later this month.

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Abadi Vows to Continue to go After ISIS Terror Gangs in Iraq and Beyond

Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi on Tuesday vowed to continue pursuing ISIS terrorists — both inside Iraq and beyond its borders.

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Iran criticises India for not making promised investments in Chabahar port

Iran on Tuesday criticised India for not fulfilling its promise of making investments in the expansion of the strategically located Chabahar port and said New Delhi will stand to lose “special privileges” if it cuts import of Iranian oil.

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Arab-Sino forum’s ministerial meeting opens in Beijing

The 8th session of the ministerial meeting of the China-Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF) kick-started in the Chinese capital, Beijing, on Tuesday.

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Iran can handle fresh US sanctions – Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani promised Iranians on Tuesday the government would be able to handle the economic pressure of new US sanctions amid reports of a second day of demonstrations in protest at financial hardship and a weakening rial.

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Judge bars separation of immigrants from children, orders reunification

A federal judge on Tuesday ruled that U.S. immigration agents could no longer separate immigrant parents and children caught crossing the border from Mexico illegally, and must work to reunite those families that had been split up in custody.

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Trump congratulates Erdogan on election victory

US President Donald Trump congratulated his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his success in Sunday’s presidential and parliamentary elections in a phone call, Turkey’s presidential press office said Tuesday.

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Israel hits airport in Syria, war monitor says

Israel hit Damascus International Airport, said a UK-based monitor on Tuesday.

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US quits UN Human Rights Council over anti-Israel bias

he United States withdrew from a “hypocritical and self-serving” United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday over what it called chronic bias against Israel and a lack of reform, a move activists warned would make advancing human rights globally even more difficult.

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‘Going to Make Changes’: Trump Vows to Alter US Immigration Policy

US President Donald Trump during a speech on Tuesday said he is going to amend his immigration policy after consultations with Congress because he does not want children “taken away from their parents”.

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Iraqi Oil Minister Hopes OPEC to Reach Final Deal on Friday

Iraqi Oil Minister Jabar Luaibi said on Tuesday that Baghdad was not considering an increase in oil production in the framework of the OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) and non-OPEC oil output cut deal.

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Three dead in Swedish gang shooting

Three people were killed and three others injured in a gang shooting in the southern Swedish city of Malmo, plagued by rival criminal gangs, police said Tuesday.

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