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Egypt releases students held after exams protests

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Authorities reportedly released the students after about 12 hours The Egyptian authorities have released dozens of high school students detained for several hours after protesting against a new electronic exam system. Students had gathered outside schools in a number of provinces, saying their futures were being jeopardised. Egypt has […]

Fifa drops plan to expand Qatar World Cup

France won the 2018 World Cup in Russia Plans to expand the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams have been abandoned by Fifa. Fifa president Gianni Infantino said last year the expansion from 32 teams could be brought forward from 2026 to the 2022 tournament in Qatar. The change would have required Qatar to share […]

Iranian threats ‘put on hold’, says US defence chief

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said the US had been “very prudent” Potential attacks by Iran have been “put on hold” by US counter-measures, acting US Defence Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Tuesday. The US has warned in recent weeks of a threat from Iran but has not given […]

Trump’s ‘genocidal taunts’ will not end Iran – Zarif

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mohammad Javad Zarif has insisted that Iran does not want a war Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed US President Donald Trump’s “genocidal taunts” and warned him not to threaten the country. Amid rising tensions, Mr Trump tweeted on Sunday: “If Iran wants to fight, that will be […]

Trump’s ‘genocidal taunts’ will not end Iran – Zarif

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mohammad Javad Zarif has insisted that Iran does not want a war Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed US President Donald Trump’s “genocidal taunts” and warned him not to threaten the country. Amid rising tensions, Mr Trump tweeted on Sunday: “If Iran wants to fight, that will be […]

Trump’s ‘genocidal taunts’ will not end Iran – Zarif

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mohammad Javad Zarif has insisted that Iran does not want a war Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed US President Donald Trump’s “genocidal taunts” and warned him not to threaten the country. Amid rising tensions, Mr Trump tweeted on Sunday: “If Iran wants to fight, that will be […]

Trump’s ‘genocidal taunts’ will not end Iran – Zarif

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mohammad Javad Zarif has insisted that Iran does not want a war Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed US President Donald Trump’s “genocidal taunts” and warned him not to threaten the country. Amid rising tensions, Mr Trump tweeted on Sunday: “If Iran wants to fight, that will be […]

Trump’s ‘genocidal taunts’ will not end Iran – Zarif

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mohammad Javad Zarif has insisted that Iran does not want a war Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed US President Donald Trump’s “genocidal taunts” and warned him not to threaten the country. Amid rising tensions, Mr Trump tweeted on Sunday: “If Iran wants to fight, that will be […]

Trump’s ‘genocidal taunts’ will not end Iran – Zarif

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mohammad Javad Zarif has insisted that Iran does not want a war Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed US President Donald Trump’s “genocidal taunts” and warned him not to threaten the country. With tensions rising, Mr Trump tweeted on Sunday: “If Iran wants to fight, that will be […]

US president says war would be ‘end’ of Iran as tensions rise

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Tensions have risen between Iran under President Hassan Rouhani and the US under President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has issued a stern warning to Iran, suggesting it will be destroyed if a conflict breaks out between the two countries. “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the […]

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