Iran summons Brazil's charge d'affaires in Tehran after Soleimani comments
Tuesday, 7 January 2020 Iran has summoned Brazil's Chargé d'Affaires in Tehran after the government in Brasilia expressed support for the United States in the "fight against the scourge of terrorism" following the death of an Iranian general in a U.S. drone strike.
The Foreign Secretary has defended the US over its killing of Iran's top military leader as Tehran ramped up its criticism amid soaring tensions in the Middle East. Dominic Raab was speaking on BBC's Andrew Marr Show where he accused hardliners in Tehran of "nefarious behaviour", described General...
Iran has issued an arrest warrant for U.S. President Donald Trump and 35 others over the killing of top general Qassem Soleimani and has asked Interpol for help, Tehran prosecutor Ali Alqasimehr said on Monday, according to the Fars news agency. Edward Baran reports.
The lead vessel of a five-tanker flotilla carrying fuel supplied by Iran to gasoline-thirsty Venezuela neared one of its state-run ports as President Nicolas Maduro thanked Tehran on Sunday. Libby Hogan reports.
On Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump vetoed the Iran war powers resolution, which would have limited the president's ability to wage war against Iran as he wages a campaign of maximum pressure against the country. Gloria Tso reports.
A thousand crosses placed in front of Brazil's Congress to honour people who have died from COVID-19 and to denounce President Jair Bolsonaro's handling of the pandemic, set against Bolsonaro supporters demonstrating in Brasilia on Sunday, showcased a divided country. Soraya Ali reports.
US Army Warns of Fraudulent Military Draft. The warning has been issued following a wave of fake text messages telling Americans they have been drafted. The texts instruct recipients to report to the..
A Ukraine International Airlines 737-800 crashed just minutes after takeoff from the Tehran airport in Iran on Wednesday morning; there were nearly 180 people on... Mediaite Also reported by •USATODAY.com •Seattle Times