Iraq

Rockets hit military base near Baghdad airport, six wounded: military statement

Rockets hit military base near Baghdad airport, six wounded: military statement

Published 09/12/2019

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Four Katyusha rockets struck a military base next to Baghdad International Airport on Monday wounding “six fighters”, a statement from the military [more…]

Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

Burst of social unrest tests emerging market risk models

Published 02/12/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - A wave of social unrest across developing countries this year has caught many investors off-guard and is challenging models designed to gauge [more…]

Saudi Arabia wants OPEC+ to deepen oil cuts due to Aramco IPO

Saudi Arabia wants OPEC+ to deepen oil cuts due to Aramco IPO

Published 02/12/2019

DUBAI/LONDON (Reuters) - OPEC and its allies plan to deepen oil cuts and have the deal in place so it runs at least until June [more…]

U.S. Navy chief fired over handling of SEAL saga involving Trump

U.S. Navy chief fired over handling of SEAL saga involving Trump

Published 25/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper fired the Navy’s top civilian on Sunday over his handling of the case of a Navy SEAL [more…]

Pentagon chief wants Navy secretary to resign over SEAL case

Pentagon chief wants Navy secretary to resign over SEAL case

Published 24/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of Defense Mark Esper asked for Navy Secretary Richard Spencer’s resignation after losing confidence in him over his handling of [more…]

U.S. Navy Secretary says he did not threaten to resign in dispute with Trump

U.S. Navy Secretary says he did not threaten to resign in dispute with Trump

Published 24/11/2019

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy Secretary said on Saturday he did not threaten to resign amid a disagreement with President Donald Trump [more…]

Iran warns regional states of consequences if they stoked unrest

Iran warns regional states of consequences if they stoked unrest

Published 24/11/2019

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri on Saturday warned regional countries of consequences if it is proven that they meddled to stoke recent [more…]

Turkey starts repatriation of captured Islamic State militants

Turkey starts repatriation of captured Islamic State militants

Published 11/11/2019

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey said on Monday it had deported two Islamic State militants — a German and an American — beginning a programme to [more…]

Germany does not yet know identity of people Turkey deporting: spokesman

Germany does not yet know identity of people Turkey deporting: spokesman

Published 11/11/2019

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany does not yet know the identity of seven people Turkey plans to deport on the grounds that they have fought for [more…]

Defying PM, thousands of Iraqis continue to flood Baghdad square

Defying PM, thousands of Iraqis continue to flood Baghdad square

Published 04/11/2019

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Thousands of anti-government protesters gathered in central Baghdad on Monday, defying the prime minister’s plea to end protests which he says are [more…]