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Tehran, Moscow to Keep Up Anti-Terror Fight: Russian Defense Minister

“Today, we examined key issues in the area of bilateral military-technical cooperation (between the two countries), which has reached a high level in the past few years,” Shoygu said after a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Brigadier General Amir Hatami in Moscow on Wednesday evening, according to the Tass news agency. Heading a high-ranking delegation, Brigadier General Hatami has traveled to the Russian capital at the official invitation of the Russian minister to attend the Eighth Moscow Conference on International Security

China, Russia to Hold Joint Navy Drills Next Week

The drills will be held off the northern port city of Qingdao, Defense Ministry spokesman Ren Guoqiang said at a monthly briefing. Taking place from Monday to Saturday, they will feature ships and submarines along with fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters and marine units, AP reported.

Environmentalists Block London’s Financial Center

They stood in front of London Stock Exchange (LSE), blocking its entrance in the morning, as it opened for trading. At least four protesters climbed on a light railway train at Canary Wharf, a busy station at the heart of financial district. Police later removed protesters from the scene, to enable smooth functioning of the LSE — one of world’s largest trading centers

Iran Urges Peaceful Transition of Power in Sudan

In comments about the recent political unrest in Sudan and the overthrow of its president Omar al-Bashir after 30 years in power, Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said Tehran is closely monitoring the developments and the public protests in the African country.

CIA, Mossad behind Sudan Coup: US Analyst

“I suspect the CIA and maybe Israel’s Mossad are behind al-Bashir’s removal – even though his forces are aiding the Saudis in Yemen,” Chicago-based Stephen Lendman told Tasnim in an interview. Stephen Lendman is a writer, syndicated columnist, activist, News TV personality, and radio show host. He currently writes for and and hosts, since 2007, a progressive radio show at The Progressive Radio News Hour on The Progressive Radio Network