Monday, December 17, 2018

Iran, Russia, Turkey to Meet U.N. Envoy Next Week on Syria – Statement

GENEVA, Dec 14 (Reuters) - The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura will hold talks with high-level officials from Iran, Russia and Turkey in Geneva early next week on setting up...

UN Chief Joins Yemen Peace Talks as Pressure Builds for Port Deal

By Aziz El Yaakoubi RIMBO, Sweden, Dec 13 (Reuters) - The United Nations' chief will join the final day of peace talks on Thursday between Yemen's warring parties that have brought agreement on reopening Sanaa...

U.S. Wants U.N. to Ban Nuclear Ballistic Missile Work by Iran

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Dec 12 (Reuters) - The United States will push the U.N. Security Council to toughen its stance to prevent Iran from working on ballistic missiles capable of delivering nuclear weapons and carrying...

OPEC Offsets Iran Oil Loss, Sees Lower 2019 Demand

By Alex Lawler LONDON, Dec 12 (Reuters) - OPEC said on Wednesday it had offset a drop in sanctions-hit Iranian oil exports and lowered the 2019 forecast of demand for its crude, underlining the challenge the...

Iran’s Khamenei Calls for Unity, Warns of U.S. Plots in 2019

DUBAI, Dec 12 (Reuters) - Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged Iranians on Wednesday to stay united, saying the United States would exploit divisions and was likely to launch plots against Iran in 2019. Iran is struggling with the...

Iraq Seeks Exemption from U.S. Sanctions on Iran, PM Says

By John Davison and Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD, Dec 11 (Reuters) - Iraq will send a delegation to the United States seeking an exemption from sanctions against Iran that would allow it to keep importing Iranian gas, Prime Minister...

Two Missile Launchers Found in Yemen Appear to Be from Iran: U.N.

By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, Dec 11 (Reuters)- Two launch units for anti-tank guided missiles recovered by a Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen appear to have been manufactured in Iran during 2016 and 2017, according to a confidential...

Iran Confirms Missile Test in Defiance of U.S.

By Babak Dehghanpisheh GENEVA, Dec 11 (Reuters) - A senior Iranian military commander has confirmed that Tehran recently carried out a ballistic missile test, to the anger of the United States, the Fars news agency said...

Huawei CFO Back in Canada Court as Bail Hearing Set to Wrap

By Julie Gordon VANCOUVER, Dec 11 (Reuters) - A top executive at Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies is set to return to a Vancouver courtroom on Tuesday, as the judge weighs final issues in determining...

U.S. Energy Secretary Discussed Iran Sanctions with Iraqi Officials

By John Davison BAGHDAD, Dec 11 (Reuters) - U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday he had discussed his country's sanctions against Iran with Iraqi energy officials and signalled an intention to step up...