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06 March 2017 Military News

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  • White House Aides Defend Claim That Obama Wiretapped Trump Tower VOA 06 Mar 2017 -- White House aides are defending President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claim that former President Barack Obama ordered a wiretap on telephones Trump used at his Trump Tower headquarters in New York.
  • Kremlin Comments on Trump's Wiretapping Claims Sputnik 06 Mar 2017 -- The Kremlin spokesman commented on claims made by US President Donald Trump, who accused his predecessor of ordering Trump Tower's wiretapping prior to the 2016 election.
  • Congress will investigate Trump's wiretap claims against Obama Press TV 06 Mar 2017 -- Republican leaders in Congress have appeared willing to honor US President Donald Trump's request for an investigation after he claimed that his predecessor had his telephones wiretapped during the 2016 presidential campaign.
  • FBI challenges Trump's Obama wiretap claim: Report Press TV 06 Mar 2017 -- FBI Director James Comey has reportedly challenged US President Donald Trump's wiretapping claims against his predecessor Barack Obama, advising the Justice Department to publicly refute the charges.
  • FBI Director Asks Department of Justice to Refute Trump's Wiretap Claims Sputnik 06 Mar 2017 -- FBI Director James Comey has asked the US Department of Justice to publicly deny the president's assertion that his predecessor ordered his phones tapped - and so far, the Justice Department has not.
  • Trump signs new executive order on immigration Press TV 06 Mar 2017 -- US President Donald Trump has signed a new executive order on immigration banning citizens of six Muslim-majority countries from entering the US, but removing Iraq from the original list.
  • Trump Signs Revised Travel Order RFE/RL 06 Mar 2017 -- U.S. President Donald Trump has signed a revised executive order that temporarily bars entry into the United States of citizens from six Muslim-majority countries after his original order was blocked by U.S. federal judges.
  • Trump Signs New Executive Order on Immigration Sputnik 06 Mar 2017 -- US President Donald Trump signed a new executive order on immigration after after his January order suspending immigration from seven predominantly-Muslim nations, all of which are considered to be hot spots for terrorism, was frozen by the courts.
  • Trump Signs New Travel Ban Order VOA 06 Mar 2017 -- U.S. President Donald Trump signed a new executive order Monday, barring travelers from six countries to the United States for three months, and all refugees for four months, after federal appeals judges blocked a similar order last month.
  • Supreme Leader: Enemy's military move to unify nation IRNA 06 Mar 2017 -- Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Monday that enemy's military move will unify one nation but cultural inroads weaken their wills and deviate the young generation.
  • Amano reaffirms non-diversion of nuclear material declared by Iran IRNA 06 Mar 2017 -- Director-General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Yukiya Amano says the IAEA will continue to verify the non-diversion of nuclear material declared by Iran under its Safeguards Agreement.
  • European countries support JCPOA: Spokesman IRNA 06 Mar 2017 -- Spokesman of Foreign Ministry Bahram Qasemi said here on Monday that the European countries support nuclear deal inked between Iran and the six world powers.
  • Some regional states pave way for foreign presence: Dehqan Press TV 06 Mar 2017 -- Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says some regional countries are paving the way for the presence of foreign military powers in the region, stressing that the provision of security cannot be entrusted to others.
  • IAEA verifies Iran's adherence to JCPOA for over one year Press TV 06 Mar 2017 -- The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has once again verified Iran's adherence to its commitments under a July 2015 nuclear agreement between the Islamic Republic and six global powers.
  • Iran Formally Charges Member Of Nuclear Negotiating Team RFE/RL 06 Mar 2017 -- Iran's judiciary has laid formal criminal charges against a member of the team that negotiated the 2015 agreement with world powers on Tehran's nuclear program.
  • FM spokesman rejects Bahraini officials' latest anti-Iran claims IRNA 06 Mar 2017 -- Spokesman of Foreign Ministry Bahram Qasemi refused latest claims of Bahraini rulers that allegedly related Iran to internal affairs of Bahrain.
  • South Korea quadruples reward for defectors from North Press TV 06 Mar 2017 -- South Korea has quadrupled its reward for North Korean defectors who have secret information about their reclusive home country.
  • Pyongyang Slams South Korean Foreign Minister Over Calls to Penalize North Sputnik 06 Mar 2017 -- North Korea on Sunday hit out at South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se, who called for his northern neighbor's leadership to be punished for its alleged involvement in the murder of its ruler's exiled half-brother.
  • Expelled DPRK ambassador says "extreme measures" by Malaysia to harm bilateral ties People's Daily 06 Mar 2017 -- The ambassador of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea in Malaysia (DPRK), who has been expelled by the Malaysian government, on Monday expressed "grave concerns over the extreme measures taken" by Malaysia which will harm bilateral ties.
  • N Korea expels Malaysian ambassador in tit-for-tat move Press TV 06 Mar 2017 -- North Korea has labelled the Malaysian ambassador to Pyongyang as "persona non grata" and ordered him to leave the country "within 48 hours," in an apparent tit-for-tat move after the Southeast Asian nation expelled the North's top envoy in an unprecedented diplomatic row, which broke out between the two sides over the recent bizarre assassination of the North Korean leader's half-brother in Kuala Lumpur.
  • S. Korean special prosecutors say President Park ordered support for Samsung power transfer People's Daily 06 Mar 2017 -- South Korean special prosecutors, who wrapped up their independent investigation last week into a corruption scandal embroiling President Park Geun-hye, said on Monday that President Park had ordered support for the power transfer of Samsung Group.
  • China will not tolerate Taiwan independence bid: PM Li Press TV 06 Mar 2017 -- China has once again ruled out the notion of independence for Taiwan, saying it will not tolerate any form of activity which attempts to separate the self-ruled island from the Chinese mainland.
  • Ties with Caribbean allies under control: foreign minister CNA 06 Mar 2017 -- Foreign Minister David Lee (李大維) admitted Monday that relations with one or more of the Republic of China's diplomatic allies in the Caribbean are "kind of unstable" but said they are still under control.
  • China Taking Political Risks for Economic Reforms, Foreign Investments VOA 06 Mar 2017 -- China is responding to international criticism that it gives favorable treatment to state-owned enterprises (SOEs) while neglecting of the needs of foreign companies, and even foreign markets that buy Chinese goods.
  • UN Court Reports Turkey to Security Council VOA 06 Mar 2017 -- A United Nations court has referred Turkey to the Security Council for failing to release a judge imprisoned for suspected involvement in last year's failed coup.
  • German-Turkish Tensions Escalate VOA 06 Mar 2017 -- A steady flow of German politicians has angrily condemned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan over his comments accusing Berlin of returning Germany to its Nazi past. Justice Minister Heiko Maas described the remark as "absurd, disgraceful and outlandish."
  • Bahraini officials file lawsuit to dissolve largest leftist political party Press TV 06 Mar 2017 -- Bahraini authorities have filed a lawsuit to dissolve the country's largest leftist political party as part of the ruling Al Khalifah regime's heavy-handed crackdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy campaigners in the tiny Persian Gulf kingdom.

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