Tag Archives: War

  • Thousands protest in Iraq to demand ouster of US troops

    Thousands of supporters of populist Iraqi cleric Moqtada Sadr gathered in Baghdad on Friday for a rally to demand the ouster of US troops, putting the protest-hit capital on edge. ...

  • US won’t grant Iran foreign minister visa for UN visit

    The US won't issue Iran's foreign minister a visa to travel to the United Nations later this week, contending there was not enough time to process the request. ...

  • Iran will respond ‘proportionately’ to US killing of general: Zarif

    The killing of a top Iranian general by the United States was an act of state terrorism and Iran will respond proportionately, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an interview with CNN on Tuesday. ...

  • Iran vows revenge after US kills top general

    A furious Iran threatened to avenge a US strike that killed a top Iranian commander at Baghdad's international airport Friday, raising fears of a wider regional conflict between the arch-foes. ...

  • India-Pakistan nuclear war may kill 125 million people: Study

    An India-Pakistan nuclear war could kill 50-125 million people in less than a week -- more than the death toll during all six years of World War II, and lead to global climate catastrophe. ...

  • Saudi prince says war with Iran would gut world economy

    Saudi Arabia's crown prince said in an interview aired Sunday that war with Iran would devastate the global economy and he prefers a non-military solution to tensions with his regional rival ...

  • China warns of war in case of move toward Taiwan independence

    China warned on Wednesday it was ready for war if there was any move toward Taiwan’s independence, accusing the United States of undermining global stability and denouncing its arms sales. ...

  • Iran ‘never seeks war’ with US, says Rouhani

    President Hassan Rouhani said Iran "never seeks war" with the US, state media reported Wednesday amid a spike in tensions between the two countries. ...

  • Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack

    US President Trump on Saturday pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames. ...

  • China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount

    China’s Defence Minister Wei Fenghe said on Sunday that a war with the United States would be a disaster for the world while issuing a warning to Washington not to meddle in security dispute ...