NEW ZEALAND'S NATIONAL TERRORISM THREAT LEVEL HAS MOVED FROM HIGH TO MEDIUM- PM OFFICE.
With Iran's economy already resembling that of a basket case, how much does this really change things?
The new law would see tech firms fined up to 4% of their global turnover if they "systematically and persistently" fail to comply.
There are "real consequences" arising from the U.S. naming Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist group, but the tensions are unlikely to lead to military conflict, says Richard Schmierer of the Middle East Policy Council.
Trump's designation of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist group will make future negotiations with Tehran "more difficult," according to Stratfor's Emily Hawthorne.
Emily Hawthorne of Stratfor says the U.S. designation of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist organization is part of a continuing "tightening sanctions strategy," but creates a "tangle" of legislation that the two countries will have to get through in future.
Brent and WTI oil futures are at their highest price since November last year.
The designation marks the first time Washington has formally labeled another country's military a terrorist group.
Speaking in Jordan at the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa, the minister said Lebanon was a "mosaic country" that had to be dealt with in a different way.
WASHINGTON, April 5- The United States is expected to designate Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards Corps a foreign terrorist organization, three U.S. officials told Reuters, marking the first time Washington has formally labeled another country's military a terrorist group. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, a strident Iran hawk, has advocated for the change in...
The Australian man accused of killing 50 Muslim worshippers in gun attacks on two mosques in Christchurch will face 50 murder charges and 39 attempted murder charges, New Zealand police said on Thursday.
It makes things awkward for Washington's Arab allies, whose populations oppose Israeli seizures of Arab lands.
Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, warned Tuesday that not joining the Financial Action Task Force, the international coalition that combats money laundering and terrorist financing, would "harm the national interests of the country."
The bodies of two victims from New Zealand's mosques mass shooting were carried in open caskets on the shoulders of mourners into a large tent at Christchurch's Memorial Park Cemetery on Wednesday — the first burials of the 50 victims.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has called for a global crackdown on social media in the wake of the attacks on two Christchurch mosques.
Philip Alpers of the Sydney School of Public Health's GunPolicy.org says the gun lobby in New Zealand is very active and "powerful," but the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch could make "all the difference" in efforts to change gun laws.
Scott Stewart, vice president for tactical analysis at Stratfor, said terrorists used to rely on mass media to propagate their messages, but the internet has made it easier for them to spread their agenda.
Scott Stewart of Stratfor says, with the help of the internet, terrorists now have the ability to become their own "mass media," and more needs to be done to take this ability away from them.
Mick Mulvaney, the acting chief of staff, said Sunday that President Donald Trump "is not a white supremacist" and attempts to tie him to the alleged New Zealand mosque shooter are "absurd."
49 dead, more than 40 wounded in Friday prayer attacks.