Fijivillage
NEWS SPORTS
ACCF
ACCF

Trump says 'Iran appears to be standing down' following its retaliatory attacks against Iraqi bases housing US troops

Trump says 'Iran appears to be standing down' following its retaliatory attacks against Iraqi bases housing US troops

By Naveel Krishant
Thursday 09/01/2020

US President Donald Trump says Iran "appears to be standing down" after it targeted air bases housing US forces in Iraq.

Trump says there were no US or Iraqi casualties in the attacks, and the bases suffered only minimal damage.

Iran said the attacks were a retaliation for the assassination of top Iranian General Qasem Soleimani last week.

Trump also said the US would immediately impose additional financial and economic sanctions on Iran, which would remain until it "changed its behaviour".

He says Iran must abandon its nuclear ambitions and end its support for terrorism.
 

[Source: BBC]

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
Budget Debate 2020 - 2021
Members of parliament will deliver their response to the 2020/2021 National Budget. 2020-2021 Budget ResourcesAddressEstimatesSupplementRevenue ...
11 days ago

National Budget 2020-2021
Full coverage of 2020-2021 National Budget including budget consultation from different sectors. Major changes announced in the 2020/2021 ...
23 days ago

SODELPA spectacle
With SODELPA going through changes and opposition within the party, we give you all the stories that covered these ...
35 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
CCTV cameras to be installed in Nausori Town to fight illegal drug trade and prostitution
CCTV cameras will soon be installed in locations around Nausori Town to help Police deal with growing concerns about the increasing number of criminal...
1 hour ago
LATEST NEWS
Fiji nominates Ratu Inoke Kubuabola to be Secretary-General of the Pacific Islands Forum
Fiji’s seasoned diplomat and former Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola has been nominated as Fiji’s candidate for the position of ...
30 minutes ago

Niece to give evidence for the prosecution in the uncle’s rape trial
A 19-year-old woman will give evidence in her uncle’s rape trial which will begin next Wednesday. Suva High Court Judge Justice Salesi Temo was ...
1 hour ago

Donald Trump bans transactions with TikTok's Chinese owner
US President Donald Trump has issued an executive order banning any transactions with ByteDance, the Chinese company that owns the video-sharing app ...
2 hours ago

PNG suffers third COVID-19 death
One more person has died from COVID-19 in Papua New Guinea, bringing the total to three. Authorities said the latest victim is a 62-year-old man ...
2 hours ago

Unemployed Fijians turn up in numbers to sell their products at Open Market Day
Unemployed Fijians took advantage of Open Market Day 2020 today at Sukuna Park which was initiated to provide a platform to showcase and sell their ...
2 hours ago

TOP