Security

Haley to UN Security Council: Don't turn a blind eye to Iran

(Worthy News) – The UN Security Council must not ignore Iran’s aggressive behavior, its ballistic missile testing and its violation of this body’s resolutions regarding its military activity, US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Wednesday. She urged the 15-member body in New York to follow in the footsteps of the United…

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U.S. wants quick vote on Syria chemical weapons inspectors

(Worthy News) – U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Wednesday the United States is circulating a resolution that would extend by another year the work of inspectors seeking to determine who is behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria. Haley told reporters the United States wants a quick vote so the Joint Investigative Mechanism is renewed before…

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Hawaiian judge blocks latest version of Trump's travel ban

(Worthy News) – A federal judge in Hawaii has blocked President Trump’s revised travel ban – just hours before it was expected to go into effect across the United States. Tuesday’s decision from U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu stops the administration’s third attempt to indefinitely ban entry into the country by most nationals…

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Netanyahu warns Syria Israel prepared to strike ‘as needed’

(Worthy News) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday warned Syria that Israel would continue to carry out airstrikes “as needed” after the Israeli Air Force destroyed a Syrian anti-aircraft battery in response to the firing of an interceptor missile at Israeli reconnaissance planes. “Our policy is clear: Anyone who tries to hurt us, we…

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Trump says 'total termination' of Iran deal possible

(Worthy News) – President Donald Trump on Monday renewed his threat to fully withdraw the United States from the landmark Iran nuclear deal, while holding out the possibility that fixes to the accord may prevent an American pullout. Justifying his decision last week to decertify the 2015 pact under U.S. law, Trump said the United…

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Report: Hamas agrees to halt terrorist attacks from West Bank

(Worthy News) – As part of the intra-Palestinian reconciliation, Hamas has pledged not to perpetrate terrorist attacks from Judea and Samaria, the London-based pan-Arab daily Asharq Al-Awsat reported on Sunday. Hamas and Fatah signed a deal on Thursday aimed at ending the 10-year rift between the two Palestinian factions. Under the deal, signed in Cairo,…

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Could Cyberattacks Knock Out Lights in the US? Not So Easily

(Worthy News) – Hackers likely linked to the North Korean government targeted a U.S. electricity company late last month, according to a security firm that says it detected and stopped the attacks. John Hultquist, director of intelligence analysis for FireEye, said Wednesday that phishing emails were sent on Sept. 22 to executives at the energy…

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UK reaffirms commitment to Iran nuclear deal in call with Trump

(Worthy News) – Prime Minister Theresa May has reaffirmed Britain’s commitment to a 2015 Iran nuclear deal in a telephone conversation with US President Donald Trump ahead of a key US decision on whether Tehran has stuck to the terms of the pact. Trump has cast doubt on the future of the Joint Comprehensive Plan…

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