Category Archives: Middle East

Mueller Report Delivered to Attorney General

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Friday evening delivered a report to attorney general William Barr detailing his nearly two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign.Barr will now be tasked with deciding what information from the report will be made available to Congress and what will subsequently be shared with the public.“I may be in a position to advise you of the special counsel’s principal conclusions as soon as this weekend,” Barr wrote in a letter to the leadership of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees obtained by the Associated Press.White House …read more

Iran will boost defense capabilities despite U.S. pressure: Khamenei

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Iran will boost defense capabilities despite U.S. pressure: Khamenei

“We need to take Iran to a point that enemy understand that they cannot threaten Iran … America’s sanctions will make Iran self-sufficient,” Khamenei said in a speech broadcast live on state TV. President Donald Trump withdrew the United States last May from a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six major powers, saying it gave too much away to Iran, and reimposed far-reaching U.S. sanctions.

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Trump Abruptly Scraps New North Korea Sanctions

President Trump announced Friday that he had cancelled new sanctions on North Korea.> It was announced today by the U.S. Treasury that additional large scale Sanctions would be added to those already existing Sanctions on North Korea. I have today ordered the withdrawal of those additional Sanctions!> > — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 22, 2019Trump said in a tweet that he had “ordered the withdrawal” Friday of “additional large scale sanctions” which would have been added to the existing heavy sanctions on North Korea. Neither the Treasury Department nor the Justice Department announced new sanctions Friday, leading to confusion …read more

Trump Abruptly Scraps New North Korea Sanctions

President Trump announced Friday that he had cancelled new sanctions on North Korea.> It was announced today by the U.S. Treasury that additional large scale Sanctions would be added to those already existing Sanctions on North Korea. I have today ordered the withdrawal of those additional Sanctions!> > — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 22, 2019Trump said in a tweet that he had “ordered the withdrawal” Friday of “additional large scale sanctions” which would have been added to the existing heavy sanctions on North Korea. Neither the Treasury Department nor the Justice Department announced new sanctions Friday, leading to confusion …read more

Fox and Friends co-host criticises Trump for attacks on John McCain: ‘It makes absolutely no sense’

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Co-host Brian Kilmeade went after Mr Trump on Thursday for the jabs, saying that the president diverted attention away from his accomplishments in order to unearth his feud with a dead man. “The problem is he swapped his own message by going after George Conway and in that speech inexplicably segueing to go after John McCain,” Mr Kilmeade said Thursday morning, reviewing a speech Mr Trump made in Ohio where he attacked the late senator and the husband of White House adviser Kellyanne Conway.

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Nokia phones caught mysteriously sending data to Chinese servers

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Nokia fans waited for years for the first Nokia-Android handsets to arrive, and it finally happened two years ago, when HMD Global unveiled its first Nokia 6 handset, after acquiring the right to use the brand. Since then, HMD unveiled a variety of Nokia handsets, culminating with the Nokia 9 PureView a few weeks ago.However, the old Nokia has nothing to do with the Nokia phones we’re seeing today, and all these devices are made in China by Foxconn. This brings us to HMD’s first China-related issue, as some Nokia phones have apparently sent data to servers in the region …read more

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