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Iran Pressures Europe To Speed Up Plans To Save Nuclear Deal

VIENNA – Major powers and Iran agreed on Friday to move quickly to offset the U.S. pullout from its nuclear deal and Washington’s renewed sanctions, with...

Putin Macron Bond Over Shared Unease At Trumps Actions

ST PETERSBURG, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Friday found a common cause in their shared unease at U.S....

Iran Sets May 31 Deadline In Scramble To Salvage Nuclear Deal

VIENNA – European powers have until May 31 to present Iran with a plan to offset the U.S. pullout from its nuclear deal and Washington’s renewed sanctions, a...

Lawfare Syrian Development Plan Alarms Refugees And Host Nations

BEIRUT – A new law allowing the Syrian government to redevelop areas devastated by war has alarmed refugees and the countries that host them, prompting fears that...

Macron Says Eu Committed To Defense And Security Alliance With United States

ST PETERSBURG – French President Emmanuel Macron told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday that Europe was not going to turn its back on its alliance with...

Russias Putin Us Enforcement Of Own Laws Abroad Unacceptable

ST PETERSBURG, Russia – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday it was unacceptable for the United States to apply its own rules beyond its borders....

East African Migrants Escape From Captors In Libyan Smuggling Hub

TRIPOLI – About 140 East African migrants escaped from smugglers holding them captive near the Libyan town of Bani Walid earlier this week, according to a local...

Un Urges Saudi-led Coalition To Speed Yemen Imports Avoid Starvation

GENEVA – The United Nations aid chief urged the Saudi-led military coalition which controls Yemen’s ports to expedite imports of vital food and fuel...

Algerian Blogger Accused Of Espionage Sentenced To Ten Years In Prison

ALGIERS – An Algerian blogger arrested last year over social media posts has been sentenced to 10 years in prison on espionage and other charges, a human rights...

Saudi Minister Falih Says Aramco Ipo Likely In 2019

ST PETERSBURG – Saudi Arabia is most likely to hold the initial public offering (IPO) of oil giant Aramco in 2019, Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said on Friday,...