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Israel shoots down Iranian-made drone over Syrian frontier: military.

JERUSALEM - Israel shot down a pilotless plane over the Golan Heights on Tuesday and said it was probably an Iranian-built aircraft on a reconnaissance mission for the Lebanese Hezbollah militant group along Israel's frontier with Syria.

- Reuters - US

Iran says Trump's U.N. remarks 'shameless, ignorant': Fars news agency.

UNITED NATIONS - Iran denounced U.S. President Donald Trump's U.N. remarks as "shameless and ignorant" and said his speech on Tuesday showed his lack of knowledge about Tehran's fight against terrorism, the semi-official Fars news agency reported.

- Reuters - US

Trump Calls On Iran To 'End Pursuit Of Death And Destruction'.

Speaking to the UN General Assembly in New York on September 19, U.S. President Donald Trump said the deal reached with Iran on its nuclear program was "an embarrassment to the United States." Trump said other nations should join the United States in pressuring Iran to give up its pursuit of nuclear weapons.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Iraqi forces launch assault for last IS bastions in Anbar.

Operation involves army, police and Iran-trained militias

- The Hindu - IN

John Bolton declares Trump's U.N. debut his 'best' speech ever.

John Bolton, a United Nations ambassador under former President George W. Bush, deemed President Trump's debut address Tuesday before the U.N. General Assembly "the best of the Trump presidency." Bolton, known for his neoconservative views, heaped praise on Trump for vowing to "totally destroy" North Korea if it threatens ...

- The Week - US

Special Report: Trump addresses U.N. General Assembly.

In his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, President Trump told world leaders they meet at a time of "immense promise and great peril." He made an argument for sovereignty and global order. Mr. Trump rebuked North Korea, saying if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against the ...

- CBS NEWS - US

Donald Trump says the US could 'totally destroy' North Korea.

Donald Trump has said America would "totally destroy" North Korea if it is attacked by Kim Jong-un's regime. The President of the United States made the pledge in his first address to the UN General Assembly, which also focused on international terrorism, migration and Iran. 

- City AM - UK

Coalition accuses Yemen rebels of hindering food imports.

The Saudi-led military coalition fighting on the side of Yemen's government on Tuesday accused Iran-backed rebels of delaying vital food and other imports through a major Red Sea port

- The Daily Star - LB

Britain, Saudi Arabia sign military cooperation deal: state media.

Britain and Saudi Arabia signed a framework deal on military and security cooperation, Saudi state news agency SPA said Tuesday, redoubling efforts to counter Iran in the Gulf region and defeat Daesh .

- The Daily Star - LB

US will forfeit trust if exits nuclear deal: Rouhani.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned Tuesday that the United States would forfeit the trust of the international community if it abandons a nuclear accord with Tehran.

- The Daily Star - LB

Azerbaijani, Iranian, Turkish FMs to meet in Baku.

- Today.Az - AZ

Donald Trump vows to 'totally destroy' North Korea if provoked

Donald Trump threatened to "totally destroy North Korea" if the US is forced to defend itself or allies against aggression in a strongly worded address to the general assembly of the United Nations. Mr Trump, speaking in his home city of New York, also took aim at Iran in his speech at the world body's headquarters. The US ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Chinese tourists can wield influence over Azerbaijan's economy

Azerbaijan found a new way to attract tourists to discover its beauties, which recently opened to the world. After attracting thousands of tourists from Persian Gulf countries for the last two years, the country is keen to beckon tourists from Eastern Asia to help the tourism drive.

- AzerNews - AZ

Iran unveils its foreign debts

Iran's foreign debts reached ‎$9.122‎ billion by July 21, 2017, the country's Central Bank said in its latest monthly report on Sept. 14.

- AzerNews - AZ

Trump calls Iran deal 'an embarrassment' in UN speech, warns 'I don't think you've heard the last of it'

Associated Press/Evan VucciPresident Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed the Iran nuclear deal during his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, calling the pact an "embarrassment" and "one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into." "I don't think you've heard the last ...

- Business Insider - US

Trump used the most controversial phrase inside his administration during his major address to the UN

Spencer Platt/Getty ImagesDespite the warnings of some of his top staffers, President Donald Trump railed against "radical Islamic terrorism" during his first address to the United Nations on Tuesday. In a wide-ranging speech, Trump singled out what he viewed as foreign policy threats, saying he may "have no choice than to ...

- Business Insider - US

Israel Shoots Down Hezbollah Drone

Israel’s military on Tuesday shot down an Iranian-made drone being operated by members of the Hezbollah militant group as the drone approached the Golan Heights, the military said. According to the Israeli military, the drone was shot down with a Patriot interceptor missile over the Golan de-militarized zone after ...

- Voice of America - US

Trump warns of 'rogue regimes' in America First-focused U.N. address

In his debut address before the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, President Trump doubled down on his America First outlook as he warned of the threats posed by "rogue regimes." He declared that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who he referred to as "Rocket Man," is "on a suicide mission," and noted that the U.S. ...

- The Week - US

US military closes outpost in southeastern Syria, ceding territory to Iranian proxies

The U.S. military acknowledged it has closed an outpost in southern Syria in recent days amid reports that American forces and their contingent of Syrian proxies had pulled out from an important base in the area.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Iran Looks To Ramp Up Production

Iran's crude oil production is expected to grow to 4 million bpd by the end of the current Iranian year, March 20, 2018, the chief executive of the National Iranian Oil Company , Ali Kardor, told Iran's news agency Tasnim on Tuesday. Iran is currently pumping over 3.8 million bpd of oil, the manager added. Exports of crude ...

- OilPrice.com - US

The Latest: Trump slams Iran at United Nations

NEW YORK — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations :

- Billings Gazette - US

Trump slams North Korea, Iran deal in UN General Assembly -- live updates

In his speech, Trump called the North Koreans a "depraved regime" and a "band of criminals"

- CBS NEWS - US

Trump to Criticize Rogue Nations in Highly-anticipated UN Speech

U.S. President Donald Trump, in his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, is to double down on criticisms of North Korea, Iran and Venezuela.   * Watch LIVE on Facebook and on our home page  “He will speak in extremely tough terms about the North Korean menace and the threat it poses to our security ...

- Voice of America - US

With eye on North Korea and Iran, Trump makes first appearance at United Nations

UNITED NATIONS - U.S. President Donald Trump urged United Nations member states on Tuesday to turn up the pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, using his maiden speech to the world body to address what he has said is the top global challenge.

- Reuters - US

Netanyahu: Trump Willing to 'Fix' Nuclear Deal

NEW YORK — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented US President Donald Trump with a detailed plan on how to fix' the nuclear agreement with Iran during a meeting Monday, he said.

- Breitbart - US

Trump to call out 'shared menace' of Iran, North Korea in UNGA address

Trump will outline his "America First" ideology to a global audience.

- ABC News - US

Trump delivers address to UN General Assembly -- live updates

In his speech, Trump will talk about North Korea, the Iran nuclear deal, and shared global threats

- CBS NEWS - US

Donald Trump to call for more pressure on N Korea in first UN speech

The US president will also criticise Venezuela, Iran and Islamist militants, officials say.

- BBC - UK

Israel shoots down Iranian-made drone over Syrian frontier: Military

Israel shot down a pilotless plane over the Golan Heights on Tuesday and said it was probably an Iranian-built aircraft on a reconnaissance mission for the Lebanese Hezbollah militant group along Israel`s frontier with Syria.

- Zee News - IN

WATCH LIVE: Donald Trump to embrace nationalist tone in address to United Nations General Assembly

US President Donald Trump will take aim at Iran and North Korea and strike a stridently nationalistic tone in his maiden address to the UN General Assembly Tuesday, rejecting the half-century-old drive toward global governance. Trump is scheduled to speak at 10:30 a.m. . Watch live video below A...

- The Raw Story - US

Israel and US Open First American Military Base in Israel

Israel and the U.S. inaugurated the first American military base on Israeli soil on Monday, which will serve dozens of soldiers operating a missile defense system. The move comes at a time of growing Israeli concerns about archenemy Iran's development of long-range missiles. Together with the U.S., Israel has developed a ...

- Voice of America - US

Romania braces for migrant influx

Romania is transforming into the next big gateway to Europe for desperate migrants. Nearly 500 migrants have made the dangerous 200km journey across the Black Sea. Last week, a small boat carrying 157 migrants from Iraq and Iran was found off the Romanian coast. The coast guard also intercepted a boat with 97 migrants, ...

- Novinite - BG

World leaders anxious to hear Trump as UN assembly kicks off

United Nations, United States, Sep 19 - World leaders open their annual debate at the United Nations on Tuesday, eager to hear US President Donald Trump deliver his maiden address amid global anxiety over North Korea and Iran. Trump takes the podium at the General Assembly just after Brazil's Michel Temer, presenting his ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Trump To Single Out North Korea, Iran 'Threats' In First Speech At UN General Assembly

U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to use his first address to the UN General Assembly to call for a harder line on North Korea and Iran.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Trump's debut U.N. address will aim to square 'America First' with global cooperation

President Trump will make his maiden address before the United Nations General Assembly in New York City on Tuesday, and the speech, drafted by hard-line policy aide Stephen Miller, is expected to focus on North Korea, Iran, and other shared perceived threats. After urging broad U.N. reforms with the U.S. as a partner on ...

- The Week - US

Trump's first address to the UN Assembly: all countries will be listening

United States President Donald Trump, in his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, will harshly criticize North Korea, Iran and Venezuela. "He will speak in extremely tough terms about the North Korean menace and the threat it poses to our security and the security of all the nations in that room," according ...

- MercoPress - FK

Orhan Pamuk's The Red-Haired Woman is playful and unsettling

At times, the novel seems to owe as much to Dostoevsky as to the epics of the long-distant past. When cultures collide or begin to merge, what happens to their myths? In Orhan Pamuk's psychodramatic and psychogeographic tale of fathers and sons, the protagonist Cem mentally collects versions of the Oedipus story from across ...

- New Statesman - UK

World anxious to hear Trump as UN assembly begins

World leaders open their annual debate at the United Nations on Tuesday, eager to hear US President Donald Trump deliver his maiden address amid global anxiety over North Korea and Iran.

- The Daily Star - LB

U.S. Unexpectedly Allied with Iran Against Kurdish Referendum

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- Albawaba - UK

J Street: Trump, Netanyahu's opposition to Iran deal is reckless

The leftist advocacy group J Street slammed Netanyahu and Trump's intention to redo the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Netanyahu Is Meeting Trump To Push For War With Iran

Today, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet with Donald Trump at the White House and push the U.S. to withdraw from the nuclear accord with Iran. Netanyahu will present an argument that Trump already has come to accept: America's adherence to the nuclear deal cannot solely depend on Iran's compliance with the ...

- Antiwar.com - US

Tajikistan: Saudis Brag About Pushing Out Iran

Middle Eastern rivalries are being felt as far away as Tajikistan. Saudi Arabia's ambassador to Tajikistan spoke in an interview last week of his satisfaction at successfully pursuing diplomatic overtures that culminated with the expulsion of Iran and its agents from the country.' This is a great victory for the Kingdom of ...

- EurasiaNet - US

Russia Crosses the Euphrates: Implications

The Russian Ministry of Defense announced today that "Syrian government troops" crossed to the east bank of the Euphrates River using a Russian pontoon bridge and amphibious vehicles. Although the situation remains fluid, the crossing by what appeared to be elements of Syria's Iranian-trained and Russian-supported "5th ...

- The Washington Institute - US

In first speech at UN, Donald Trump to single out North Korea, Iran

Senior White House officials said Trump would also target Iran's nuclear program, single out Venezuela for criticism and refer to Islamist militants as "losers," in his first appearance in the green-marbled UN General Assembly hall, where applause from world leaders is generally muted.

- Times Of India - IN

Azerbaijani, Iranian, Turkish FMs to meet in Baku

Baku will host a trilateral meeting of foreign ministers of Azerbaijan, Iran and Turkey.

- AzerNews - AZ

In first speech at UN, Trump to single out North Korea, Iran

Trump will urge United Nations member states to turn up the pressure on North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons The post In first speech at UN, Trump to single out North Korea, Iran appeared first on The Express Tribune.

- The Express Tribune - PK

Trump's UN Speech to Bluntly Criticize North Korea, Iran, Venezuela

U.S. President Donald Trump, in his first address to the United Nations General Assembly, will harshly criticize North Korea, Iran and Venezuela. "He will speak in extremely tough terms about the North Korean menace and the threat it poses to our security and the security of all the nations in that room," according to a ...

- Voice of America - US

Trump's First Day at UN Focuses on Reform, Iran, Climate Change

U.S. President Donald Trump launched into a whirlwind round of bilateral and multilateral discussions Monday at the beginning of his four-day diplomatic marathon in New York for the annual United Nations General Assembly debate, and many meetings on its sidelines. In his first U.N appearance Monday morning, a day before the ...

- Voice of America - US

Towards Kurdistan Referendum: Harsh Statements from Iran, Iraq, Turkey

Iran has toughened its stance in its latest statements; Saudi Arabia has proposed to be the mediator; Iraqi central government has reiterated its objection to the constitution referendum; Erdoğan has issued a statement saying Iraq cannot be divided'.

- Bianet - TR

Iraqi forces capture area on Syria border from Islamic State: military

Iraqi armed forces on Saturday dislodged Islamic State from a natural gas-rich border area with Syria, according to the military. Iranian-backed forces fighting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's army simultaneously announced the start of an offensive to reach the same border area from the opposite side. An Iraqi ...

- Iraq Oil Report - US

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