Tag archive for ‘Iran’
By news On Thursday, November 30th, 2017
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Turkish gold trader details money laundering scheme for Iran

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A Turkish-Iranian gold trader described in a U.S. court on Wednesday how he ran a sprawling international money laundering scheme aimed at helping Iran get around U.S. sanctions and spend More...

By news On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Turkey news: Trump accused of jailing Reza Zarrab to impose trade sanctions | World | News

The Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said the case against the trader, Reza Zarrab, who is accused of evading US sanctions on Iran was an “indisputable plot against Turkey” and it had no legal basis. Speaking More...

By news On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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World War 3 tensions: Iran leader branded ‘new Hitler’ by Saudi Arabia Crown Prince | World | News

Referring to attempts to make a peace deal with Nazi leader Adolf Hitler before the outbreak of the Second World War the Crown Prince appeared to rule out peace. Prince Mohammad bin Salman said: “We learned More...

By news On Monday, November 6th, 2017
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Saudi-led coalition calls missile ‘dangerous escalation’ of Yemen conflict

RIYADH (Reuters) – A Saudi-led coalition accused Yemen’s Houthi militia of a “dangerous escalation” on Sunday after Saudi air defense forces intercepted a ballistic missile fired towards Riyadh. A More...

By news On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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BBC name change stirs language row in Afghanistan

KABUL (Reuters) – The BBC is facing an angry reaction in Afghanistan after it changed the name of one of its local language Facebook pages to BBC Dari, the official name of the Afghan version of Persian or More...

By news On Sunday, November 5th, 2017
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Saudi Arabia intercepts missile from Yemen near Riyadh | World | News

Saudi air defence forces were quoted by local media as saying they intercepted a missile north-east of the capital, which is thought to have come from Houthi rebels in Yemen, although this has not yet been confirmed. Saudi state-owned More...

By news On Saturday, November 4th, 2017
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Lebanese prime minister resigns, saying his life in danger

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Lebanese prime minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday in a televised broadcast, saying he feared a plot to target his life and criticizing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah. FILE More...

By news On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Iran says no need to increase missile range as can already hit U.S. forces

LONDON (Reuters) – Iran has no need to increase the range of its ballistic missiles as they could already reach U.S. forces stationed in the region, the head of the Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday. A More...

By news On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
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Qatar news – Sheikh accuses Saudi Arabia of two-faced politics over Gulf crisis blockade | World | News

Sheikh Tamim said he had no reason to believe Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain would launch a crippling economic and political crackdown against Qatar.  Insisting “nobody told me anything” More...

By news On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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No role for Assad in Syria’s future: Tillerson

GENEVA (Reuters) – President Bashar al-Assad and his family have no role in the future of Syria, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday ahead of peace talks aiming at a political transition More...