Date: February, 21, 2018
Service: Other Media
Found: 8 News
Hawaii Report: US State Wasn't Ready to Handle Ballistic Missile Threat Alert
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Hawaii's false missile alert scare in mid-January showed that the US state began testing drills prematurely, before fully developing a plan to address such threats, according to a report released by Hawaii's Department of Defense.
Air France Says Long-Haul Flights Impacted by Strike Action
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Air France says that half of its long-haul flights departing from Paris will not operate for 24 hours during a strike over pay.
Moscow: US Threats with New Sanctions Seek to Escalate Tensions before Election
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The US Department of State stated that it did not rule out potentially introducing sanctions against the 13 Russian individuals charged last week for alleged election meddling.
Florida Shooting Survivors in Capital, Demand Action on Guns
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Students who survived the Florida shooting prepared to flood the Capitol Wednesday pushing to ban the assault style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't persuade lawmakers to change laws before their legislative session ends.
3 Chinese Ships Enter Japanese Waters
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Japan's Coast Guard says 3 Chinese patrol ships temporarily entered Japanese territorial waters near the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea on Wednesday.
Over 76,400 Afghan Refugees Return to Homeland Since Beginning of 2018: UN Agency
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Over 76,400 Afghan refugees have returned or been deported from neighboring Pakistan and Iran since the beginning this year, the UN Migration Agency (IOM) reported Wednesday.
US State Department Approves $1.1Bln Sale of Apache Helicopters to Netherlands
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - The US State Department has approved a potential sale of 28 remanufactured or upgraded Apache AH-64D attack helicopters to the Netherlands for more than $1.1 billion, the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a press release.