Daily Archive: Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Tory MP Labels Theresa May’s Government “Dull, Dull, Dull” And Calls For Bolder Leadership
A senior Conservative MP branded Theresa May’s vision “dull, dull, dull” in the latest outbreak of public sniping about her leadership.

Winston Churchill’s grandson, Sir Nicholas Soames is the latest Tory MP to voice unease about the style of Mrs May’s administration, after former minister Nick Boles warned of “timidity and lack of ambition”. “It really …

US presence in Syria is illegal enough – Turkey shouldn’t make the situation worse
The Iranian foreign ministry has called on Ankara to immediately end military operations against the Syrian border city of Afrin which is controlled by Kurds, warning that the invasion could create the needed chaos for the terrorist groups to resume operations in the region.

Likewise, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri says Turkish military operations in Afrin must not harm the Arab country’s territorial integrity, independence and national sovereignty. Turkey launched “Operation Olive …

Iran’s FM calls for dialogue among Persian Gulf states
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called for a regional dialogue forum among Persian Gulf states, noting that “dialogue and other confidence-building measures” can help move the West Asia region from turmoil to stability.

“To move from turmoil to stability, we must first and foremost turn to dialogue and other confidence-building measures,” Zarif said in a piece on Sunday for Financial Times. He added, “As a first step, the …