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December 6, 2018 8:57 PM Trump did not know about Huawei extradition request before Xi dinner: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump did not know about a U.S. request for the extradition of Huawei’s chief financial officer from Canada before he met with Chinese President Xi Jinping over dinner last weekend, a White House official said on Thursday. Huawei Technologies Ltd’s CFO Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of the company’s founder, was arrested 135

December 6, 2018 8:32 AM Iranian TV: Terror attack kills 3 in southeastern port city

TEHRAN, Iran – Iranian state television says a "terrorist attack" has killed at least three people and wounded several others in the southeastern port city of Chabahar. The TV reported there were sounds of explosions and shooting in the city on Thursday. Details were sketchy as the situation was still developing. Chabahar, near Iran's border with Pakistan 81

December 6, 2018 6:37 AM UAE says Gulf Arab bloc still strong despite Qatar row

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday the Gulf Cooperation Council remained valid despite a bitter row with Qatar that has fractured the bloc ahead of an annual summit next week. Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and non-GCC member Egypt have imposed a diplomatic and economic boycott on Qatar since June 2017 over allegations Doha supports 104

December 4, 2018 10:15 AM U.S. will not stop Iran exporting oil, Iranian president says

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United States will not be able to stop Iran exporting its oil and any move to prevent Iranian crude shipments passing through the Gulf would lead to all oil exports through the waterway being blocked, Iran’s president said on Tuesday. The United States has imposed sanctions on Iran and U.S. officials say they aim to reduce Iran’s 101

December 3, 2018 9:42 PM Israel's Netanyahu, U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo meet to talk Iran

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Brussels on Monday to discuss Iran and other regional issues. Pompeo, like Netanyahu, is an outspoken critic of Iran’s nuclear program and he condemned on Saturday the latest missile test by the Islamic republic. “I look forward to discussing with you how we can together 83

December 3, 2018 5:36 PM Iran backs Yemen peace talks, wants end of crisis: state TV

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran supports U.N.-sponsored Yemen peace talks and is ready to help find a political solution, Iranian state television reported on Monday. “Iran welcomes the talks in Sweden...Tehran is ready to help international talks to end the crisis and underlines the importance of accelerating providing humanitarian aid to the people,” the Foreign 78

December 3, 2018 4:49 PM Iran says OPEC members who increased output should take lead on cuts

LONDON (Reuters) - Qatar’s decision to quit OPEC shows the frustration of small producers at the dominant role of a Saudi and Russia-led panel, a top Iranian official said, adding that any supply cuts should come only from countries that had increased output. The comments underline tensions within the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries 91

December 1, 2018 8:02 PM Saudi Crown Prince to visit Algeria after G20 summit

ALGIERS (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will arrive in Algeria on Sunday for a two-day visit, Algerian state news agency APS said, resuming his tour of Arab countries after the G20 summit in Argentina. Before the G20 summit the heir to the throne of the world’s top oil exporter visited the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt 103

November 29, 2018 10:58 AM U.N. says Astana meeting on Syria a missed opportunity, no progress

GENEVA/ASTANA (Reuters) - Russia, Turkey and Iran failed to make any tangible progress in setting up a Syrian constitutional committee at a meeting in the Kazakh capital Astana, the office of U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said in a statement on Thursday. “Special Envoy de Mistura deeply regrets ... there was no tangible progress in overcoming the ten-month 97

November 28, 2018 1:28 AM Tunisians stage first Arab protests against visiting Saudi crown prince

TUNIS (Reuters) - Hundreds of Tunisians staged the first protests of the Arab world against Saudi Arabia’s crown prince as he arrived on a visit on Tuesday, denouncing him as a murderer involved in the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. The protests were a rare occurrence for Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the kingdom’s de facto ruler who faces 114