Middle East

Scrambling to limit damage, Trump tells Turkey to stop its Syria invasion

Scrambling to limit damage, Trump tells Turkey to stop its Syria invasion

Published 15/10/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday demanded Turkey stop its military incursion in Syria and imposed new sanctions on the NATO ally [more…]

Volkswagen postpones final decision on Turkey plant: spokesman

Volkswagen postpones final decision on Turkey plant: spokesman

Published 15/10/2019

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) has postponed the final decision whether to build a car plant in Turkey, a company spokesman said, amid international criticism [more…]

U.S. demands Syria ceasefire, slaps sanctions on Turkey over incursion

U.S. demands Syria ceasefire, slaps sanctions on Turkey over incursion

Published 15/10/2019

WASHINGTON/BEIRUT/ANKARA (Reuters) - President Donald Trump imposed sanctions on Turkey on Monday and demanded the NATO ally stop a military incursion in northeast Syria that [more…]

China urges Turkey to halt military action in Syria-foreign ministry

China urges Turkey to halt military action in Syria-foreign ministry

Published 15/10/2019

BEIJING (Reuters) - China’s foreign ministry urged Turkey on Tuesday to stop military action in Syria and “come back to the right track”. Chinese Foreign [more…]

Oil prices extend fall on China, global demand concerns

Oil prices extend fall on China, global demand concerns

Published 15/10/2019

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices fell on Tuesday, after heavy losses in the previous session, as two days of weak Chinese data added to worries [more…]

Turkey says Kurdish forces emptied Islamic State prison in northeast Syria

Turkey says Kurdish forces emptied Islamic State prison in northeast Syria

Published 15/10/2019

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Monday Syrian Kurdish YPG fighters had emptied a jail holding Islamic State prisoners in a [more…]

U.S. Senator Graham says he strongly supports Trump on Turkey sanctions

U.S. Senator Graham says he strongly supports Trump on Turkey sanctions

Published 14/10/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham, who has been critical of President Donald Trump’s decision to pull American troops out of northeast Syria, [more…]

Britain reviews all weapons export licenses with Turkey: FT

Britain reviews all weapons export licenses with Turkey: FT

Published 14/10/2019

(Reuters) - The United Kingdom is reviewing all weapons exports licenses to Turkey as it faces mounting pressure over its military offensive in northern Syria, [more…]

Brexit extension, election still most likely, says UBS

Brexit extension, election still most likely, says UBS

Published 11/10/2019

LONDON (Reuters) - UBS Wealth Management said on Friday it still expects the UK government to ask for an extension to the deadline for exiting [more…]

Accelmed seeks to raise $100 million for fourth health tech fund

Accelmed seeks to raise $100 million for fourth health tech fund

Published 07/10/2019

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Accelmed, a U.S.-Israel group of funds investing in medical device and digital health companies, said on Monday it was establishing a new [more…]