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December 23, 2018 3:45 PM Benjamin Netanyahu Says U.S. Withdrawal From Syria Will Not Affect Israel

(JERUSALEM) — Israel’s leader says the American decision to withdraw its forces from Syria will not affect Israeli policy. Benjamin Netanyahu says Israel will “continue to act against Iran’s attempts to entrench itself militarily in Syria, and to the extent necessary, we will even expand our actions there.” Israel, like others, was caught off-guard by President 110

December 22, 2018 6:49 AM Iran executes businessman for economic crimes: state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran on Saturday executed a businessman sentenced to death by a fast-track court set up to fight economic crimes, state television reported, following an outcry against profiteering and corruption that has seen dozens of people jailed. The new Islamic revolutionary courts — whose rulings cannot be appealed, except in the case of death 109

December 19, 2018 3:41 PM Republican Senator Graham says Syria withdrawal would be 'a mistake'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, a frequent defender of the president, said a decision by President Donald Trump to withdraw troops from Syria would be “a mistake”. “An American withdrawal at this time would be a big win for ISIS, Iran, Bashar al Assad of Syria, and Russia. I fear it will lead to devastating consequences for our nation 149

December 18, 2018 2:04 AM US 'bans Yemen mum from visiting dying toddler in California'

The Yemeni mother of a dying boy in California is being prevented from seeing him due to a US ban on visitors from her country, the family says. Two-year-old Abdullah Hassan was born with a brain disease that doctors say he will not survive. His relatives say his mother wants to see him one last time before they take him off life-support. His father 115

December 13, 2018 4:39 PM Imprisoned Iranian Activist Dies After 60-Day Hunger Strike

An Iranian political activist, detained in Qom Prison, died in his cell on Wednesday after a 60-day hunger strike. Vahid Sayadi Nasiri was jailed in 2015 and sentenced to eight years after he was accused of insulting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and spreading “propaganda against the state” on his Facebook account, according to the advocacy group 95

December 12, 2018 7:12 PM Pompeo says Iran defying U.N. Security Council resolutions

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that Iran is defying U.N. Security Council resolutions on its missile program and called on council members to take action to protect against the malign activity. “This threat is real and upon us. We clearly see that the JCPOA (Iran nuclear deal) didn’t succeed in stopping 68

December 11, 2018 11:38 PM Canadian Judge Grants Huawei CFO $7.5 Million Bail as U.S. Seeks Extradition

Huawei Technologies Co. Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was granted bail by a Canadian court, allowing the executive to stay in her Vancouver home as she awaits a possible extradition to the U.S. over fraud charges. Justice William Ehrcke of the British Columbia Supreme Court agreed to release Meng after four former colleagues and friends joined 85

December 9, 2018 7:13 AM Future Yemen should hold no Iranian-backed threat: U.S. official

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - The United States believes that the Yemen that emerges from civil war should not contain any Iranian-backed threat to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, a U.S. State Department official told a conference in Abu Dhabi on Sunday. The United States is encouraging the Yemeni government, backed by the Saudi-led coalition, and the Iran-aligned 85

December 7, 2018 8:08 PM Russia says detention of China's Huawei CFO shows U.S. arrogance

MILAN (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday that the detention of Chinese technology giant Huawei’s HWT.UL chief financial officer in Canada was an example of “arrogant” U.S. policy abroad. Speaking at a news conference in Milan, Lavrov said the detention showed how Washington imposes its laws beyond its jurisdiction 142

December 7, 2018 3:32 PM Kudlow says does not see Huawei issue spilling into trade talks with China: CNBC

(Reuters) - White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow told CNBC on Friday that he does not see the recent controversy surrounding China’s Huawei Technologies Co Ltd spilling into the trade talks between the United States and China. Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou, who is under arrest in Canada, is set to appear in a Vancouver court on Friday 138