Press TV’s chief says the Iranian English-language news network will take any necessary legal action to secure the release of its anchorwoman, Marzieh Hashemi, who has been imprisoned in Washington on unspecified charges, holding the US responsible for her health.
A report has revealed that Israel’s former Military Intelligence Director Major General Aviv Kochavi once advocated toppling the incumbent Syrian government and even proposed the assassination of President Bashar al-Assad over his staunch support for the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement.
Former Irish president and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson, has landed herself in a controversy over accusations that she acted as a “pawn” of the United Arab Emirates by posing for pictures with a princess who was forcibly returned home after fleeing the Persian Gulf state.
Outgoing United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis has rejected an appeal made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to approve an Israeli sale of US-manufactured F-16 fighter jets, a report says.
England’s chief medical officer called on the government to consider imposing taxes on foods high in sugar and salt, as it has done with sugary drinks, and accused the food industry of failing to help deliver healthier diets.
The president of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) says the chief of staff of the Israeli military, Gadi Eisenkot, secretly traveled twice in November to the United Arab Emirates, where he met with senior officials, as a number of Arab countries in the Persian Gulf region are warming their relations with the Tel Aviv regime after clandestine contacts.
Secretary General of the United Nations Antonio Guterres once again described the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as an achievement of multilateral diplomacy, urging regional and international players to ensure the continuation of the international deal.
White House chief of staff John Kelly is set to announce his resignation from the post in the coming days after reaching a “stalemate” in his relationship with President Donald Trump, according to a CNN report.