TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The man behind the London terror attack was born in Britain and had been investigated for violent extremism “some years ago” by the MI5 intelligence service, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has directed US diplomatic missions to identify “populations warranting increased scrutiny” and toughen screening for visa applicants in those groups, according to diplomatic cables seen by Reuters.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – China and the Philippines do not and will not have a dispute over Benham Rise, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, referring to a vast area the United Nations has declared to be part of the Philippines’ continental shelf.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Khwaja Shams-ud-Din Muhammad Hafez-e Shirazi, the great sonneteer, known by his pen name Hafez, was born in the early eighth century of Hijri calendar (1321 AD) in Iran’s southern city of Shiraz.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Jay Clayton, the Wall Street attorney tapped by President Donald Trump to lead the US Securities and Exchange Commission, will face questions on his vision for the agency at his confirmation hearing on Thursday before the Senate Banking Committee.
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – China said on Thursday the United States should respect its air defense identification zone (ADIZ), after CNN reported China had warned a US bomber it was illegally flying inside China’s self-declared zone in the East China Sea.