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Major powers to push Saudis, Iran to stop interfering in Lebanon

Major powers to push Saudis, Iran to stop interfering in Lebanon

Published 08/12/2017

FILE PHOTO: Hezbollah and Syrian flags flutter on a military vehicle in Western Qalamoun, Syria August 28, 2017. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki/File PhotoPARIS (Reuters) - Major powers [more…]

France should know that Iran’s missiles are not negotiable: spokesman

France should know that Iran’s missiles are not negotiable: spokesman

Published 04/12/2017

A display featuring missiles and a portrait of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is seen at Baharestan Square in Tehran, Iran September 27, 2017. [more…]

Weightlifting: Surprise win for Chilean, world records for Iran’s Moradi

Weightlifting: Surprise win for Chilean, world records for Iran’s Moradi

Published 04/12/2017

ANAHEIM (Reuters) - Chile’s Arley Mendez returned from more than four years of international competitive exile to defeat Iran’s Olympic champion Kianoush Rostami in the [more…]

Weightlifting: New Zealand transgender lifter bids for gold at worlds

Weightlifting: New Zealand transgender lifter bids for gold at worlds

Published 04/12/2017

ANAHEIM (Reuters) - A New Zealand transgender lifter will go for gold against an American Olympic medalist when the super-heavyweight classes bring the weightlifting World [more…]

Syrian, Russian jets bomb residential areas in eastern Ghouta: witnesses, monitor

Syrian, Russian jets bomb residential areas in eastern Ghouta: witnesses, monitor

Published 04/12/2017

People are seen during shelling in the town of Hamoria, eastern Ghouta in Damascus, Syria, December 3, 2017. REUTERS/Bassam KhabiehAMMAN (Reuters) - Jets believed to [more…]

U.S. allies fret as ‘guillotine’ hangs over Tillerson

U.S. allies fret as ‘guillotine’ hangs over Tillerson

Published 03/12/2017

On the eve of his trip to Europe, Rex Tillerson gave a speech last week that European allies had waited months to hear: an "ironclad" promise of U.S. support to its oldest allies. [more…]

Markets ignore best European factory data in 17 years

Markets ignore best European factory data in 17 years

Published 01/12/2017

A man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Toru HanaiLONDON/MILAN (Reuters) - European shares fell on [more…]

Syrian negotiator threatens to pull out of Geneva talks

Syrian negotiator threatens to pull out of Geneva talks

Published 01/12/2017

United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura (2R) sits opposite to Syria's U.N. ambassador and chief negotiator Bashar al-Ja'afari during a meeting of [more…]

Turkey hopes gold trader Zarrab will ‘turn back from mistake’, PM says

Turkey hopes gold trader Zarrab will ‘turn back from mistake’, PM says

Published 01/12/2017

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Friday he hoped a gold trader cooperating with U.S. prosecutors in the trial of a Turkish banker will "turn back from his mistake", saying the Iran sanctions-related case targeted Turkey and its economy. [more…]

Oil prices rise after OPEC extends output curbs

Oil prices rise after OPEC extends output curbs

Published 01/12/2017

A oil pump is seen at sunset outside Scheibenhard, near Strasbourg, France, October 6, 2017 . REUTERS/Christian HartmannLONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices rose on Friday, [more…]