Military Conflicts

Iran has not ruled out talks to end nuclear dispute, says official

Iran has not ruled out talks to end nuclear dispute, says official

Published 20/01/2020

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Monday that it had not closed the “door to negotiations” in efforts to resolve a dispute over its nuclear [more…]

In next war, soldiers will leave their smartphones at home: Peter Apps

In next war, soldiers will leave their smartphones at home: Peter Apps

Published 14/01/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - As the 1st Brigade Combat Team of the U.S. 82nd Airborne Division departed for the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, [more…]

Rival Libyan leaders to hold Moscow peace talks on Monday: news agencies

Rival Libyan leaders to hold Moscow peace talks on Monday: news agencies

Published 13/01/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Libya’s warring rival leaders will hold peace talks in Moscow on Monday alongside representatives from Russia and Turkey, Russian news agencies cited [more…]

Warren, Sanders campaigns spar in rare show of discord between progressive Democratic contenders

Warren, Sanders campaigns spar in rare show of discord between progressive Democratic contenders

Published 12/01/2020

DAVENPORT, Iowa/MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa (Reuters) - A rare sign of discord emerged on Sunday between progressive Democratic presidential contenders Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders over a [more…]

Oil steadies a day after Iranian missile strike knocks prices

Oil steadies a day after Iranian missile strike knocks prices

Published 09/01/2020

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices steadied on Thursday a day after tumbling on concerns raised by an Iranian missile strike on Iraqi bases hosting U.S. [more…]

Asian shares rebound as U.S. and Iran stand down, yen retreats

Asian shares rebound as U.S. and Iran stand down, yen retreats

Published 09/01/2020

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Asian stocks had their best session in weeks on Thursday, as the United States and Iran backed away from the brink of [more…]

Militant attack in Nigerian town kills 20 soldiers, displaces 1,000 residents

Militant attack in Nigerian town kills 20 soldiers, displaces 1,000 residents

Published 09/01/2020

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - About 20 soldiers were killed and nearly 1,000 people made homeless in a militant attack on a town in northeastern Nigeria, [more…]

U.S. House to vote this week to limit Trump’s military actions on Iran: Pelosi

U.S. House to vote this week to limit Trump’s military actions on Iran: Pelosi

Published 08/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Wednesday the House would vote on a resolution intended to limit President Donald [more…]

Oil falls 1% as investors reassess Middle East risks

Oil falls 1% as investors reassess Middle East risks

Published 07/01/2020

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices fell almost 1% on Tuesday, surrendering some recent gains as investors reconsidered the likelihood of immediate supply disruptions in [more…]

Secretary of State Pompeo postpones Ukraine trip to focus on Iraq

Secretary of State Pompeo postpones Ukraine trip to focus on Iraq

Published 02/01/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday postponed a trip to Ukraine so he could focus on the situation in Iraq [more…]