Iran News Update: Iran’s election campaign heats up as presidential poll nears

Iran News Update: Iran’s election campaign heats up as presidential poll nears

Iran’s election campaign heats up with the six presidential hopefuls vying for the position of the country’s chief executive.   In an address to his female supporters in a stadium in the capital Tehran on Tuesday, President Hassan Rouhani, who is seeking reelection, said his performance obviously reflects his opposition to “gender discrimination” and “gender […]

Russia says US inviting terrorists to attack its cities

Russia says US inviting terrorists to attack its cities

Russia has denounced a US projection of possible attacks on Russian cities by terrorists fighting in Syria, saying the statement amounts to invitations to terrorism.  Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov was outraged on Thursday after US State Department spokesman John Kirby said terrorists in Syria could launch attacks “against Russian interests, perhaps even Russian cities.” “We cannot interpret this as anything […]