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August 19, 2018 8:25 AM Iran says no OPEC member can take over its share of oil exports

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran told OPEC on Sunday no member country should be allowed to take over another member’s share of oil exports, expressing Tehran’s concern about Saudi Arabia’s offer to pump more oil in the face of U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil sales. In a meeting with OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Barkindo, a senior Iranian diplomat urged him to keep the group 63

August 17, 2018 9:34 AM Yemeni government and Houthi movement invited to Sept 6 peace talks: U.N

GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations has invited the Yemeni government and the Houthi movement that controls most of the north to peace talks in Geneva on Sept. 6, a U.N. spokeswoman said on Friday. U.N. Special Envoy for Yemen Martin Griffiths is trying to negotiate an end to the three-year conflict, which has killed more than 10,000 people and pushed 46

August 13, 2018 11:19 AM Iran will not change regional policies under U.S. threats: foreign minister

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran will not rein in its influence in the Middle East despite mounting U.S. pressure on Tehran to curb its regional activities, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Qatar’s al Jazeera TV. “Iran will not change its policies in the region because of U.S. sanctions and threats,” al Jazeera on Monday quoted Zarif as saying. In May, President 45

August 10, 2018 1:17 AM Airstrikes Kill Dozens Including Children in Yemen

Iran-allied Houthi rebels blame Saudi-led coalition for the attack Airstrikes on a market in northern Yemen on Thursday killed dozens of people, including at least 29 children in a school bus, drawing international condemnation and putting a spotlight on a U.S.-backed Saudi military coalition accused of carrying out the attack. The International Committee 71

August 9, 2018 10:19 AM Dozens killed, including children, in Yemen air strikes

DUBAI (Reuters) - Air strikes killed dozens of people, including children, in Yemen’s Saada, Yemeni medical sources and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) said on Thursday. “Scores killed, even more injured, most under the age of 10,” Johannes Bruwer, head of delegation for the ICRC in Yemen, said in a twitter post. Saudi Arabia and Sunni 53

July 26, 2018 4:51 PM Factbox: Risks to Middle East oil and gas shipping routes

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia said on Thursday it was suspending oil shipments through the Red Sea after Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthis attacked two crude tankers, underscoring risks caused by the conflict in the world’s top oil exporting region. Iran, in its row with the United States over sanctions, has also threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz 70

July 24, 2018 6:26 PM Trump says U.S. ready to make a 'real deal' on Iran’s nuclear program

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday kept open the possibility of negotiating an agreement to denuclearize Iran, two days after he rattled his saber at the nation on Twitter. “We’ll see what happens, but we’re ready to make a real deal, not the deal that was done by the previous administration, which was a disaster,” he said during 53

July 24, 2018 12:26 AM GOP Donor Sues Ex-U.N. Official, Alleging Qatari Campaign

The lawsuit marks an escalation of Mr. Broidy’s multipronged legal battle against Qatar Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy on Monday sued a former high-ranking United Nations official, alleging he was an unregistered agent of Qatar who participated in a campaign against Mr. Broidy as part of an operation by the Persian Gulf state to silence its critics 72

July 16, 2018 11:49 AM Iran's Khamenei criticizes Saudi Arabia over management of haj pilgrimage

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran’s top authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has criticized Saudi Arabia over its management of the haj pilgrimage and called for a fresh investigation into a 2015 crush that killed hundreds, Iranian state TV reported on Monday. The criticism comes ahead of this year’s haj and amid tension between Tehran and Riyadh over proxy 56

July 15, 2018 9:40 AM Jordan's state airline suspends flights to Iraqi city of Najaf: statement

AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan’s state airline said on Sunday it had suspended four weekly flights to the Iraqi city of Najaf due to the “security situation at it’s airport, a company statement said. Royal Jordanian said Najaf is the ninth destination in the region - from Mosul in Iraq to Aden and Sanaa in Yemen - to which it has suspended flights due to turmoil 57