Middle East

U.S. sees strong shared interests with EU on Iran concerns

U.S. sees strong shared interests with EU on Iran concerns

Published 21/05/2018

WASHINGTON/BERLIN (Reuters) - The United States on Sunday said it hopes to use strong shared interests that have emerged with its European Union partners in [more…]

Iran says Europe’s support for nuclear deal not enough

Iran says Europe’s support for nuclear deal not enough

Published 21/05/2018

TEHRAN (Reuters) - The European Union is not doing enough to preserve the benefits for Iran from the 2015 international nuclear pact following the withdrawal [more…]

Paraguay opens its Israel embassy in Jerusalem, second country to…

Paraguay opens its Israel embassy in Jerusalem, second country to…

Published 21/05/2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Paraguay opened its Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, the second country to follow the United States in making the politically sensitive [more…]

Syrian army resumes offensive in south Damascus: state TV

Syrian army resumes offensive in south Damascus: state TV

Published 21/05/2018

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army resumed its offensive against Islamic State militants in south Damascus on Monday after a short ceasefire to allow women, [more…]

Oil rises as U.S. says trade war with China is ‘on hold’

Oil rises as U.S. says trade war with China is ‘on hold’

Published 21/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil rose on Monday, lifted by a rally across stocks and other commodities, after the United States said it had put a [more…]

Trump to ask Justice Department to look into campaign surveillance…

Trump to ask Justice Department to look into campaign surveillance…

Published 20/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump demanded on Twitter on Sunday that the Justice Department look into whether his 2016 presidential campaign was infiltrated [more…]

U.S. Justice Department asks watchdog to check for political…

U.S. Justice Department asks watchdog to check for political…

Published 20/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department asked its inspector general to expand a review of the National Security Agency’s surveillance application process to determine [more…]

Trump Jr. met Gulf princes’ emissary in 2016 who offered campaign help

Trump Jr. met Gulf princes’ emissary in 2016 who offered campaign help

Published 20/05/2018

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump Jr., the U.S. president’s eldest son, met in August 2016 with an envoy representing the crown princes of United Arab [more…]

Japan’s ‘Shoplifters’ steals the show to win Cannes Palme d’Or

Japan’s ‘Shoplifters’ steals the show to win Cannes Palme d’Or

Published 19/05/2018

CANNES, France (Reuters) - Japanese director Hirokazu Kore-eda won the Palme d’Or at Cannes on Saturday for “Shoplifters”, a critically acclaimed family drama with unguessable [more…]

‘The Power of Love’: address by U.S. bishop at Harry and Meghan’s…

‘The Power of Love’: address by U.S. bishop at Harry and Meghan’s…

Published 19/05/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Following is the address by U.S. Episcopalian bishop, Michael Bruce Curry, at the wedding of Britain’s Prince Harry and American actress Meghan [more…]