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Russia Launches Controversial Satellite For Iran (5)
8/9/2022 Russia launched a controversial Iranian satellite into space Tuesday from its Baikonur space station in Kazakhstan as planned, government media in Iran reported. The satellite called Khayyam after a 12th-century Persian polymath sparked controversy last week The Washington Post quoted two Western security officials as saying that Moscow intends to use the space platform for its war effort in Ukraine.
Blasts rock Russian airbase in Crimea (12)
Explosions suggest America may have supplied Ukraine with longer-range weapons new Maxim Tucker , Kyiv | Larisa Brown , Defence Editor Tuesday August 09 2022, 7.15pm , The Times Videos showed flames and clouds of smoke rising from the airbase Maxim Tucker , Kyiv | Larisa Brown , Defence Editor Tuesday August 09 2022, 7.15pm , The Times A series of spectacular blasts at a Russian airbase 200km into occupied
Hezbollah warns Israel over border dispute with Lebanon (2)
BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press Aug. 9, 2022Updated: Aug. 9, 2022 3:35 a.m. This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 5 1of5Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah speaks via a video link, as his supporters raise their hands, during the Shiite holy day of Ashoura, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Aug.
Iran Space Agency confirms proper functioning of Khayyam Satellite systems (3)
Tehran, IRNA -Iranian Space Agency confirmed the proper functioning of the entire systems of Iran's Khayyam Satellite that was successfully launched into space on August 9, 2022, on a Russian Soyuz from Baikonur Station successfully. Iranian satellite "Khayyam" launched from a station in Kazakhstan in cooperation with Russia. The Khayyam satellite was launched by Soyuz rocket from Kazakhstan Baikonur Cosmodrome.
EU expects decision 'very quickly' on Iran deal (3)
by Naharnet Newsdesk 09 August 2022, 16:03 The EU said Tuesday it expects Tehran and Washington to "very quickly" respond to a "final" text aimed at salvaging a 2015 deal meant to curb Iran's nuclear program. "There is no more space for negotiations," a foreign policy spokesman for the bloc, Peter Stano, told journalists in Brussels. "We have a final text.
Oil prices dip after industry data shows U.S. crude stockpiles rising (4)
ReutersLast Updated: Aug 10, 2022, 06:53 AM IST Share Synopsis oil prices settled slightly lower after a choppy trading session that saw investors weigh recessionary concerns with news that some oil exports had been suspended on the Russia-to-Europe Druzhba pipeline that transits Ukraine. Agencies Oil prices edged lower on Wednesday, after industry data showed U.S.
30 Palestinians wounded as Israel mounts West Bank raid (8)
09/08/2022 - 08:22 Nablus (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - At least 30 Palestinians were wounded in heavy clashes Tuesday as Israeli troops raided a house in the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, two days after deadly fighting in Gaza was halted by a truce. "Israeli army and special forces are surrounding the house of a wanted man in Nablus.
Oil slips amid chance of Iran nuclear deal supply boost (1)
Oil dropped over $1 a barrel on Tuesday, approaching a multi-month low hit last week. By Alex Lawler 08/09/22 AT 11:57 AM Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share on Reddit Share on Flipboard Sticker reads crude oil on the side of a storage tank in the Permian Basin in Mentone, Loving County, Texas, U.S.
4 killed in Turkish drone attack in Syria's Qamishli (1)
Tuesday, 09 August 2022 19:53 Qamishli (IP) Б─" Turkish forces launched a drone attack on northeastern Syria on Tuesday, killing four people. Iran Press/ Middle East: Turkish forces attacked north of Qamishli, located northeast of Syria. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the Turkish drone strike on Tuesday killed at least four people. The Northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli is under Kurdish forces' control.
Iran ignores West's "threats, empty deadlines" in nuke talks: advisor (4)
Last Updated: 2022-08-10 08:09 | Xinhua Iranian negotiators in the nuclear talks have been ignoring "threats and empty deadlines" by the West in order to protect Iranian people's rights and the long-term interests of the country, an advisor to the Iranian team said Tuesday. The Iranian negotiators have pressed hard on the Americans and European governments to back down from their irrational positions, both in the