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Pro-Palestinian protesters gather in Travis Wednesday against Israel-based shipping company

Pro-Palestinian protesters rallying against an Israeli-based shipping company with an office on Staten Island gathered in Travis Wednesday afternoon to disrupt what they said is support of overt oppression. Activists from a collective of organizations,…
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Blinken Says ‘Hundreds’ of Sanctions Will Remain on Iran Despite Talks

On Tuesday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said even if the US rejoins the Iran nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, “hundreds” of sanctions would still remain on Iran, including Trump-era measures. “I would anticipate that, even in the…
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Five rockets fired at Iraq base housing US contractors

Five rockets were fired at Iraq's Balad airbase on Wednesday evening, with two of them falling near an area used by US contractors but without causing casualties, a security official said. "There were no victims or damage," the official said.…
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US will maintain strong diplomatic presence in Afghanistan, says Blinken

The US is only withdrawing its troops from Afghanistan, not withdrawing from the country, and it is determined to maintain a strong diplomatic presence there to extend economic and humanitarian support, Secretary of State Antony Blinken has…
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Zarif says had ‘fruitful’ talks with UN envoys on Yemen, Afghanistan

Zarif met on Tuesday with UN Secretary-General's Personal Envoy on Afghanistan Jean Arnault and Martin Griffiths, the UN special envoy for Yemen. He discussed with the two UN officials the latest developments in Afghanistan and Yemen. “Fruitful…