Beach Soccer: Sand Eagles prepare for return to world stage

Ahead of the 2017 FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup coming up from April 27 to May 27 in Bahamas, Super Sand Eagles who did not make it to the previous two editions of the tournament, are set for their return to the world stage. The beach soccer team of Nigeria, who are one of Africa’s…

Iran bars U.S. visitors in retaliation to Trump’s revised ban

Iran will not issue visas to Americans as long as the U. S. refuses to issue visas to Iranians, Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht-Ravanchi said in Tehran on Tuesday. Tehran said it was unperturbed by the renewed ban on Iranian visitors under US President Donald Trump’s revised executive order from Monday, which had been forced……

Trump signs new travel ban, excludes Iraq

Controversial US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order on revised travel ban targeted at six mainly Muslim dominated countries except Iraq. The dictates of the revised travel ban states that people from six Muslim-majority nations who are seeking new visas are temporarily halted from entry into the U.S even as it also suspends…

Iran steps up war of words with US, warns of ‘dark days’

Nuclear war head makers Iran has stepped up its war of words with the United States after it issued a threat through an influential adviser to the supreme leader who warned of a return of “dark days to come” in case of a military attack on his country. The threat was issued by Ali Akbar…

Iran lifts entry ban on American wrestling team

Iran has lifted a ban on the American wrestling team from entering the country for a World Cup competition. The development was the sequel to a court ruling in the U.S which suspended a travel ban imposed by President Donald Trump. Iranian foreign ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, confirmed the new decision to the ISNA news……

Do Not Test Trump’s Resolve – US Vice President Pence

US Vice President Mike Pence, in an interview on Sunday Feb 5th, warned Iran “not to test the resolve” of the Donald Trump administration, days after Washington slapped new sanctions on Tehran following a ballistic missile test launch. Relations between the two sides have deteriorated abruptly since Trump took office last month, promising a tough……

Iran Dares the US and Trump: Initiates short range missile tests

Iran is to deploy missiles for a Revolutionary Guards exercise on Saturday in a show of defiance a day after the United States imposed sanctions over a ballistic missile test launch last weekend. The Guards’ Sepah news website said the manoeuvres in the northeastern province of Semnan were aimed at demonstrating their “complete readiness to……

Trump’s travel ban halted by US federal judge

The executive order banning Muslim immigrants which was signed by President Donald Trump at the Pentagon about a week ago has been blocked nationwide by a US federal judge. US District Judge James Robart in Seattle on Friday said the temporary restraining order will remain valid nationwide pending a full review of a complaint by…

Iran responds to Trump Ban by denying US wrestling team visas

Iran has refused visas for US athletes due to compete in an international wrestling tournament, in response to President Donald Trump’s travel ban on predominantly Muslim countries. “Considering the policies adopted by the new US administration, the foreign ministry was inevitably forced to refuse travel by the US wrestling team to Iran,” Bahram Ghasemi, Iranian Ministry of……