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Merkel confirms EU deal on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Merkel confirms EU deal on Nord Stream 2 pipeline

Published 08/02/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - European Union countries have reached an agreement on how to regulate Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Friday, [more…]

Ebadi urges world action to weaken Iran rulers on revolution…

Ebadi urges world action to weaken Iran rulers on revolution…

Published 08/02/2019

PARIS/LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner Shirin Ebadi said she first had doubts about the 1979 Islamic Revolution when members of the Shah’s [more…]

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker begins hunger strike

Jailed British-Iranian aid worker begins hunger strike

Published 14/01/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - A British-Iranian aid worker who has been jailed in Tehran is going on hunger strike in protest at her treatment, her employer [more…]

Exclusive: New documents link Huawei to suspected front companies…

Exclusive: New documents link Huawei to suspected front companies…

Published 08/01/2019

LONDON/HONG KONG (Reuters) - The U.S. case against the chief financial officer of China’s Huawei Technologies, who was arrested in Canada last month, centers on [more…]

Syrian army enters Manbij after Kurdish calls to deter Turkey

Syrian army enters Manbij after Kurdish calls to deter Turkey

Published 28/12/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army said it entered Manbij on Friday for the first time in years, after the Kurdish YPG militia urged Damascus [more…]

Syrian army enters town of Manbij and raises flag – statement

Syrian army enters town of Manbij and raises flag – statement

Published 28/12/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army entered Manbij on Friday for the first time in years, it said in a statement, after the Kurdish YPG [more…]

Iraqi PM discusses U.S. withdrawal from Syria with Pompeo

Iraqi PM discusses U.S. withdrawal from Syria with Pompeo

Published 22/12/2018

CAIRO (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo assured Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that the U.S. is still committed to fighting Islamic [more…]

Iran says U.S. presence in Syria was a mistake from the start

Iran says U.S. presence in Syria was a mistake from the start

Published 22/12/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said that the U.S. military presence in Syria had been “a mistake, illogical and a source of tension”, in Tehran’s first [more…]

Head of U.N. team to monitor Hodeidah ceasefire arrives in Yemen

Head of U.N. team to monitor Hodeidah ceasefire arrives in Yemen

Published 22/12/2018

ADEN (Reuters) - The head of a United Nations advance team tasked with monitoring a ceasefire between the Iranian-aligned Houthi group and Saudi-backed government forces [more…]

Iran Guards hold war games as U.S. carrier enters Gulf

Iran Guards hold war games as U.S. carrier enters Gulf

Published 22/12/2018

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards launched war games in the Gulf on Saturday, state television reported, after a U.S. aircraft carrier entered the [more…]