Tag archive for ‘Middle East’
By news On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Defying Trump, Iran says will boost missile capabilities

LONDON (Reuters) – Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities and will not seek any country’s permission, President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday in a snub to demands from U.S. President Donald Trump. More...

By news On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Iran leader Hassan Rouhani condemns Donald Trump’s United Nations speech | World | News

Mr Rouhani was responding to Mr Trump’s fiery address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York in which he described the Islamic republic as “a corrupt dictatorship” and accused it of supporting More...

By news On Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
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France defends Iran nuclear deal, which Trump calls deeply flawed

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – France made a new plea on Monday for the United States to preserve the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and suggested its provisions expiring after a decade could be strengthened, as U.S. More...

By news On Thursday, September 14th, 2017
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Democrats probe whether Flynn pushed nuclear project as Trump aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers are investigating whether retired U.S. General Michael Flynn secretly promoted a U.S.-Russian project to build dozens of nuclear reactors in the Middle East after More...

By news On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Democrats investigating whether Flynn promoted reactor project as Trump aide

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic lawmakers are probing whether retired U.S. General Michael Flynn secretly promoted a U.S.-Russian project to build dozens of nuclear reactors in the Middle East after becoming More...

By news On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Top EU court seen denying eastern states’ refusal to host refugees

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The EU’s top court is expected on Wednesday to dismiss a challenge by eastern European countries against taking in refugees coming from Africa and the Middle East, a dispute that has More...

By news On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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Trump ‘very committed’ to Mideast peace, envoy Kushner says

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump remains “very committed” to achieving Israeli-Palestinian peace, his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, told Israeli Prime Minister More...

By news On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Meeting between Egyptian foreign minister and Jared Kushner canceled: ministry

CAIRO (Reuters) – Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry is no longer meeting U.S. President Donald Trump’s advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner on Wednesday, a copy of his schedule sent out to journalists More...

By news On Thursday, August 3rd, 2017
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Beached ship restaurant fuels Gazans’ longing for the sea

GAZA (Reuters) – For decades, Palestinians have dreamed of having their own port on the Mediterranean, from where they could sail the world. Instead, they are making do with a wooden ship run aground on More...

By news On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Immigrant population hits new high in Germany

BERLIN (Reuters) – The number of people with an immigrant background in Germany rose 8.5 percent to a record 18.6 million in 2016, largely due to an increase in refugees, the Federal Statistics Office said More...