World / Politics Sep 24, 2019

Iran vows to 'destroy' any attacker

Iran's armed forces chief of staff on Tuesday vowed to destroy any enemy that attacks the country, a news agency reported. "The result of any aggression will be destruction" and "captivity," the Fars news agency reported Mohammad Bagheri as telling parliament. Iran has "no animosity towards ...

Host UAE, Bahrain play to draw in Asian Cup opener

Soccer Jan 6, 2019

Host UAE, Bahrain play to draw in Asian Cup opener

Asian Cup host United Arab Emirates needed a late penalty from a handball to salvage a 1-1 draw with Bahrain on Saturday in the opening match of a tournament taking place against the backdrop of a regional diplomatic crisis. Bahrain was close to snatching a ...

Japan advances to final against South Korea

Soccer Aug 30, 2018

Japan advances to final against South Korea

Japan made it to the Asian Games men's soccer final for the first time since winning in 2010 with a 1-0 semifinal victory over United Arab Emirates on Wednesday night. In Sunday's final, Japan will play South Korea, after the defending champion beat Vietnam 3-1 ...