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Sunday, January 5th, 2020

 

Iraqi parliament votes to end foreign troop presence in the country

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Iraq’s parliament voted on Sunday to end foreign troop presence in the country, including thousands from the US, and to lodge a complaint with the United Nations over the killing of Gen Qassem Suleimani, the head of Iran’s elite forces. On Friday, regional tensions were dramatically escalated after Suleimani was killed by a US drone strike in Baghdad. The extraordinary session on Sunday was led by outgoing Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, who resigned following the protests, but is in office until a replacement has been decided on. Parliament votedRead More


Saudi King, Iraqi president review regional situation after US strike

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RIYADH (DNA News) – Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud on Sunday has telephoned Iraqi president Barham Salih and discussed regional situation after United States (US) strike that killed Iranian military commander. During conversation, they reviewed latest developments in region, affirming the Kingdom’s keenness on security and stability of Iraq and the need to make efforts to calm situation and de-escalate tensions in the region. “The kingdom of Saudi Arabia was not consulted regarding the US strike,” a Saudi official told, requesting anonymity. It is to be mentioned hereRead More


Pakistan will not allow its soil to be used against anyone: ISPR

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RAWALPINDI, JAN 05 (DNA) – Major General Asif Ghafoor, the director general of Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), has asserted that under no circumstances Pakistan’s land would be allowed to use against anyone. Mr Ghafoor referred to the U.S. drone strike on Iranian General Qassim Soleimani at Baghdad Airport on Friday by stating that after the attack geopolitical changes have emerged in the region. Importantly, he quoted Prime Minister Imran Khan and maintained that Pakistan will not be party to anyone or anything but will be a partner of peace andRead More


Americans Protest against killing of General Qassem Soleimani

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  Protests in the USA against the government decisions about Iran and the Middle East. American people came to the streets with the mottos like “No War with Iran”, “Trump/Pence out Now” and “Stop Bombing Iraq”. American protesters are rallying in the streets near the white house and other government agencies and demand for stopping the policies which is leading to a new war in the Middle Easte. They also condemn the US attacks on Iraq that resulted in martyrdom of 10 Iranian and Iraqi commanders and military personnel. AmericanRead More


PM IMRAN KHAN MESSAGE ON JAN 5

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Every year, the 5th of January reinforces our commitment to uphold the fundamental human rights of the people of Jammu and Kashmir. On this day, in 1949, the United Nations made a commitment for the realization of the right to self-determination of the Kashmiri people through a free and impartial plebiscite under the auspices of the United Nations. This day reminds the international community, especially the United Nations, of the imperative of honouring its commitment towards the people of Jammu and Kashmir. The importance of the inalienable right to self-determinationRead More


Soleimani assassination marks end of US presence in region: IRGC Commander

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Tehran, Jan 5, — Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) Commander Major General Hossein Salami on Saturday described Lieutenant General Qasem Soleimani as architect of US strategic defeats over the past decades, saying that his assassination marks the end of the US presence in the region. Vowing severe revenge for Soleimani assassination, he said that the IRGC will certainly take a painful and regrettable revenge from America, but its timing and scale are not known. Soleimani put the Zionist regime on the verge of death, as the Palestinians can hit everyRead More