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Iran's Khamanei says sanctions failed, no talks with Trump

Iran's Khamanei says sanctions failed, no talks with Trump

Iran will not open talks with the United States that will only benefit Donald Trump, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Friday, insisting the US president's sanctions policy had failed.

Trump says he could meet Iran's Rouhani within weeks

Trump says he could meet Iran's Rouhani within weeks

US President Donald Trump declared Monday that he would be willing to hold a historic meeting with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani within weeks

China lodges representations with US over end to Iran sanction waivers

China lodges representations with US over end to Iran sanction waivers

China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Tuesday it has lodged representations with the United States over its decision to end waivers on sanctions on Iranian oil imports.

US names three killed in Syria blast claimed by Islamic State

US names three killed in Syria blast claimed by Islamic State

A US Navy servicewoman and a former Navy SEAL are among the four Americans killed in a suicide bombing this week in northern Syria that the United States believes was likely carried out by Islamic State, US officials said on Friday.

Kim-Trump summit: N.Korean officials visit US, Singapore

Kim-Trump summit: N.Korean officials visit US, Singapore

North Korea's Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of the ruling Workers' Party's Central Committee, was scheduled to fly to the United States on Wednesday.

China says ready to defend its interests in US trade spat

China says ready to defend its interests in US trade spat

The United States has flouted trade rules with an inquiry into intellectual property and China will defend its interests, Vice Premier Liu He told US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in a telephone call on Saturday, Chinese state media reported.

US accuses Russia of breaching treaties with 'invincible' weapons

US accuses Russia of breaching treaties with 'invincible' weapons

The United States has accused Moscow of openly breaching Cold War-era treaties by developing what Russian President Vladimir Putin called a new generation of "invincible" hypersonic weapons and submarines.

US anti-Muslim bias incidents increased in 2016, group says

US anti-Muslim bias incidents increased in 2016, group says

When the Masjid Al-Kareem mosque in Providence, Rhode Island, received a threatening letter in November calling Muslims a "vile and filthy people," its members were frightened enough they asked for and got extra police protection.

Iran warns US against creating tensions over missiles

Iran warns US against creating tensions over missiles

Iran on Tuesday warned the United States against fuelling tensions over its ballistic missile tests as the UN Security Council prepared for urgent talks on the issue at Washington's request.