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Trump and Tariffs: Déjà vu

Trump and Tariffs: Déjà vu

TEHRAN, Mar. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – The recent slew of tariffs imposed by the U.S. has sparked fears, and rightly so, whether this is the start of another trade war? We can almost feel a sense of Déjà vu.These are interesting times we are living in. But, then, when is it that the “times” are not interesting at all? The European glue seems to weaken. China is flexing her muscles....

ICAPP 29th meeting opens in Tehran

ICAPP 29th meeting opens in Tehran

TEHRAN, Feb. 02 (Press Shia Agency) – Featuring a host of political figures from all around Asia, the 29th meeting of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) opened at the Hall of the Heads of states Summit.The 29th meeting of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP) kicked off in Tehran on Friday at the venue of the Hall of the Heads of states...

China welcomes ASEAN summit statement 

China welcomes ASEAN summit statement 

BEIJING, May 02 (Press Shia) – China on Tuesday welcomed a statement from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit and reaffirmed cooperation with ASEAN on the South China Sea issue."We read the chairman's statement from the 30th ASEAN summit concerning the South China Sea issue. With the joint efforts, the situation is becoming more positive," said Foreign Ministry...

US aircraft carrier strike group heads toward Korean Peninsula 

US aircraft carrier strike group heads toward Korean Peninsula 

LOS ANGELES, Apr. 09 (Press Shia) – The US Carl Vinson Strike Group has departed from Singapore and sailed northward to the Western Pacific ocean near the Korean Peninsula, the United States Pacific Fleet Commander announced Saturday.The deployment came amid rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea test-fired another ballistic missile recently, and...

US defense chief pledges to strengthen alliance with Japan

US defense chief pledges to strengthen alliance with Japan

TOKYO, Feb. 04 (Press Shia) – US Defense Secretary James Mattis wrapped up a two-day visit to Japan on Saturday, during which he reiterated his country's defense commitment to Japan and pledged to strengthen the US-Japan alliance with his Japanese counterparts.Mattis said after his meeting with Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada on Saturday the new US administration under Donald Trump...