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OIC chief: Afghanistan not a safe haven for terrorists

The secretary general of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation has warned about Afghanistan turning into a safe haven for terror groups like Daesh.

Russia: Military cooperation with Iran priority

Chief of the Russian General Staff Valery Gerasimov says military cooperation with Iran is a priority for the Russian Federation.

EU: No meeting with Iran Thursday

The European Union (EU) has announced it will not hold talks with Iran in Brussels on Thursday on restarting nuclear negotiations. Tehran said on Monday the two sides, in the coming days, will hold discussions on the issues raised in Tehran.

China rejects FT report about ‘hypersonic missile test’

Beijing has refuted a recent report by The Financial Times which says China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August. China says it was a "routine test" for reusable space rocket technology.

Colin Powell, former US Secretary of State, dies of Covid

Colin Powell, former US Secretary of State under President George W. Bush, has died from coronavirus complications. He had pushed faulty intelligence before the United Nations (UN) to advocate for the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003.

UK MPs facing ‘out of control’ online hate

The UK Justice Secretary says online hate poses ‘out of control’ threat against the country’s parliamentarians. Dominic Raab’s comments follow the recent stabbing to death of a British lawmaker.

Raeisi: Iran seeks to expand ties with Latin America

Iranian President Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi says Tehran's policy is to develop relations with Latin American countries especially Venezuela.

NATO chief raises the alarm over ‘Rise of China’

NATO secretary-general says countering ‘the security threats’ from the rise of China will be an important part of the alliance’s future rationale. Jens Stoltenberg has predicted Beijing rising will impact NATO’s security.

Several injured in Kuwait oil refinery fire

A massive fire broke out Monday at an oil refinery in Kuwait. The blaze has wounded several workers. Export operations were not affected.

EU optimistic about fresh round of Iran nuclear talks

The European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell has declined to confirm if the EU and Iranian diplomats would meet in Brussels on Thursday over reviving the nuclear negotiations. But, the top diplomat says he hopes a meeting would be held soon.