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Iraqi Analyst: Sadr ‘withdrawal from politics’ attempt to pressure federal court on his demands

An Iraqi political analyst says the “withdrawal” of the leader of the country’s Sadr bloc from politics is an attempt to attract public support to exert pressure on the federal court to dissolve the parliament.

Official reaffirms Iran SCO, BRICS partnership in intl. decision-making

Iran’s deputy foreign minister for political affairs says presence in Shanghai Cooperation Organization and BRICS Plus will make Tehran a partner to major international political, security and economic decision-making.

Iran envoy calls for end to US occupation of Syria

The United States has unlawfully stationed its military forces in the energy-rich northeastern parts of Syria under the pretext of "combating terrorism", Iran’s deputy permanent representative to the United Nations said. Zahra Ershadi urged an end to the US occupation of Syria and its support for terrorism.

Chinese ambassador to Tehran says Beijing does not seek war to retake Taiwan

Chinese Ambassador to Tehran Chang Hua says the US has no right to meddle in the Taiwan issue, adding Beijing seeks to resolve the issue peacefully.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 188

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Pakistan rejects that US drones flew over its airspace to kill Al-Qaeda chief

Islamabad has hit out at the Taliban over claim that American drones had used Pakistan's airspace in operation to kill Al-Qaeda chief Ayman al-Zawahiri in Kabul.

Putin says west seeking to discredit Russia’s nationalities policy

Western countries have always been seeking to discredit Russia’s nationalities policy, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday.

Muqtada al-Sadr ‘withdraws’ from Iraqi politics

The Iraqi Shia leader Muqtada al-Sadr has announced that he is quitting political life and closing his political offices in a move that could further inflame tensions in the Arab country.

Russia says west actions not to stop multipolarity

The West is seeking to disregard objective historic processes, which may slow down the forming of a multipolar world but will never stop it, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said in an interview with the Zvezda television channel.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 187

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Taliban say Pakistan allowing US drones into Afghan airspace

Taliban's acting defence minister said on Sunday Pakistan had allowed American drones to use its airspace to access Afghanistan. Islamabad has recently denied such claims following an American air strike on Kabul.

Thousands of Yemeni children suffer from acute malnutrition: Health ministry

Yemen's Ministry of Public Health and Population has recounted the drastically fatal effects that Saudi-led blockade of the country is having on the lives of people, particularly in the health sector. It announced the siege has caused acute malnutrition among more than 632,000 children under the age of five.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 186

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

US judge says victims not entitled to seize Afghan assets

A United States judge has recommended that victims of the September 11 attacks not be allowed to seize billions of dollars of assets belonging to Afghanistan’s central bank to satisfy court judgements against the Taliban.

Saudi-led coalition seizes 3 Yemen-bound oil tankers

The Saudi-led coalition forces are holding three Yemen-bound oil tankers carrying thousands of tons of fuel for the crisis-stricken country in flagrant breach of a UN-brokered ceasefire, a Yemeni official confirmed.

Iran envoy calls for strong position against Israel over NPT

Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi has urged all nations across the globe to take a strong position at the 2022 NPT Review Conference against Israel.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 185

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Pakistan says floods affected over 30 million, killing hundreds

Historic monsoon rains and flooding in Pakistan have affected more than 30 million people and killed at least 900 over the last few weeks, the country’s climate change minister has confirmed.

Taliban say over 180 killed in Afghanistan floods

Flooding in Afghanistan this month has killed more than 180 people as torrential rains caused widespread devastation in central and eastern Afghan provinces, the Taliban announced.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 184

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Former Afghan FM: Unthinkable Taliban will cut ties with Qaeda

Afghanistan's former foreign minister Salahuddin Rabani has-dismissed the possibility of Afghanistan's Taliban rulers cutting ties with the al-Qaeda terrorist group.

Report: US president ‘rejects’ Israeli PM phone call request over JCPOA

The White House is said to have rejected a request by Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid for an emergency phone call with US President Joe Biden regarding the 2015 Iran nuclear deal in an apparent last-minute push by Tel Aviv to derail the talks on a revival of the multilateral agreement.

US confirms soldiers injured in Syria attacks

Three American troops were injured in two rocket attacks in Syria and the United States responded with strikes from attack helicopters, US Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a statement.

Live Update: Russia’s “Special Operation” in Ukraine; Day 183

Russia, wary of NATO’s eastward expansion, began a military campaign in Ukraine on February 24 after the Western-leaning Kiev government turned a deaf ear to Moscow’s calls for its neighbor to maintain its neutrality. In the middle of the mayhem, Moscow and Kiev are trying to hammer out a peaceful solution to the conflict. Follow the latest about the Russia-Ukraine conflict here:

Iran strongly condemns US Syria attacks, denies link with targeted groups

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani has strongly condemned the US Army’s aggression on Wednesday morning against the people and infrastructure of Syria as a violation of the country’s sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity.

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