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Iran slams United States arms deal with Saudi 'dangerous terrorists'

Iran slams United States arms deal with Saudi 'dangerous terrorists'

Hassan Rouhani , who was returned as Iranian president in weekend elections, later said: "You can't solve terrorism just by giving your people's money to a superpower". 'The Iranian people voted for moderation as they know a prosperous economy and jobs can only happen through investment, and investment through freedom and interaction with the world, ' he said.


Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as President Hassan Rouhani wins Iran

Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as President Hassan Rouhani wins Iran

After the reelection success of moderate President Hassan Rouhani , the comments from president Trump came thick and fast, saying that Iran has "fueled the fires of sectarian conflict and terrors". Some said the pattern was all too familiar from Rouhani's first victory four years ago and Khatami's victories the previous decade. "Maybe it will help if Saudi leaders let their people to decide over their country's fate by casting their vote ..." Iran, he declared, "is ready to expand its ...


Putin: Russia will Develop Partnership Relations with Iran

Putin: Russia will Develop Partnership Relations with Iran

Minister Al-Jubeir praised U.S. President Donald Trump's attendance at the summit and his efforts to promote dialogue between the U.S. and Muslim-majority countries. According to Trita Parsi, president of the National Iranian American Council, the more moderate "Rouhani's convincing win is a sharp rebuke to Iran's unelected institutions that were a significant brake on progress during Rouhani's first term".



G-7 leaders meet in Italy amid discord over trade

May is expected to leave a day early, following Monday's suicide bombing at a concert in northern England that killed 22 people and was allegedly carried out by a young Islamist militant of Libyan descent who grew up in Britain. Officials acknowledge the summit is effectively about damage limitation against a backdrop of fears among U.S. partners that the Trump presidency could undermine the global order in place since World War II.


INEC talks tough on Yahaya Bello's double registration, vows to sanction staff

INEC talks tough on Yahaya Bello's double registration, vows to sanction staff

Dino Melaye, during a briefing in Abuja on Friday. Sir, INEC sincerity towards the good people of Kogi state and his Excellency Governor Yahaya Adoza Bello is in serious doubt and one cannot but plead for an end to this illegality. "INEC also said that the Government House in Lokoja was not a designated registration centre, meaning that either through corruption, cohesion or diabolical means, the governor must have taken INEC (officials) to the government house to do the "bojuboju" ...


Weather warnings in place for bank holiday weekend

Weather warnings in place for bank holiday weekend

Joggers and sunbathers were seen making the most of the uncharacteristically warm temperatures with a few seen enjoying an early summer ice-cream. But temperatures will dip as showers move in across the country over the long weekend. Around 30mm to 40mm of rain could fall in a short time in these areas, creating a risk of surface flooding, he added. However, temperatures tomorrow are still expected to rise to the mid-20s Celsius, possibly high-20s Celsius in the east.