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November 5, 2018 11:58 AM Britain regrets imposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran: PM May's spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain said on Monday it regretted a U.S. decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran. “We regret the reimposition of sanctions by the U.S. We continue to believe that the Iran nuclear deal makes the world a safer place and our position remains that as long as Iran continues to meet its obligations under the deal by respecting strict limits 95

November 5, 2018 10:30 AM Swiss talk with U.S., Iran about humanitarian payment channel for food, drugs

ZURICH (Reuters) - Switzerland is holding talks with the United States and Iran about launching a humanitarian payment channel to help ensure food and drugs keep flowing to the Islamic Republic as Washington re-imposes economic sanctions, the government said. “Switzerland is committed to safeguarding Swiss economic interests and closely follows the development 100

November 5, 2018 9:25 AM Turkey orders arrest of gold trader Zarrab over villa restoration: Anadolu

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish authorities have ordered the arrest of gold trader Reza Zarrab, a prosecution witness in the New York trial of a Turkish banker, over unlawful building work, Anadolu news agency said on Monday. Zarrab, 34, a dual national of Iran and Turkey, was a government witness in the trial of Mehmet Hakan Atilla, a former deputy general 82

November 5, 2018 8:41 AM EU opposed to U.S. resumption of sanctions on Iran: Moscovici

PARIS (Reuters) - The European Union is opposed to the United States’ decision to reimpose oil and financial sanctions against Iran, European Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Monday. “The European Union does not approve of it,” Moscovici told franceinfo radio, hours after further U.S. sanctions on Iran came into force 81

November 4, 2018 6:35 PM Iraqi Kurds say upgrade raises oil pipeline capacity to 1 million bpd

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - An oil export pipeline in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region has been upgraded to a capacity of 1 million barrels per day from 700,000 bpd, the Kurdish regional government’s natural resources ministry said on Sunday. The pipeline carries crude across Iraqi Kurdistan and connects to a metering station in Fish-Khabur near the Turkish 100

November 4, 2018 9:54 AM Iranian marchers chant 'Death to America' on eve of U.S. oil sanctions

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranians chanting “Death to America” rallied on Sunday to mark both the anniversary of the seizure of the U.S. Embassy during the 1979 Islamic Revolution and the imminent reimposition of U.S. sanctions on Iran’s key oil sector. Thousands of students in the government-organized rally in the capital Tehran, broadcast live by state television 95

November 4, 2018 7:08 AM Iranians rally to mark anniversary of US Embassy takeover

In this picture released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei waves to the crowd during a meeting in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018. Khamenei says on the eve of the anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran that the Islamic Republic is the "victorious party" 77

November 3, 2018 5:25 PM 'Game of Thrones' stars and HBO slam Trump for tweet promoting Iran sanctions

Trump administration says new sanctions targeting Iran's economy are the toughest ever against the regime; Rich Edson reports from the State Department. President Donald Trump has landed himself in hot water with "Game of Thrones" cast after sharing a "GOT" inspired meme advocating for Iran sanctions. On Friday afternoon, the president shared a photo 131

November 3, 2018 3:25 PM Iranian military commander responds to Trump's casual sanctions announcement with combative 'Game of Thrones' meme

The commander of the Iranian Quds Forces fired back at President Trump on Saturday over his lighthearted social media sanctions announcement, posting a “Game of Thrones”-inspired image on Instagram pledging to not succumb to U.S. pressure. “I Will Stand Against You,” reads Gothic lettering superimposed across an ominous photo of Major General Qasem Soleimani 125

November 3, 2018 1:38 PM UAE blames Iran's 'aggressive policies' for U.S. sanctions

DUBAI (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates’ minister of state for foreign affairs, Anwar Gargash, said on Saturday that Iran’s “aggressive policies” were “largely responsible” for the reimposition of U.S. sanctions on Tehran. Washington will on Monday reintroduce far-reaching sanctions on Iran’s vital oil sales and banking sectors to try to force the Islamic 120