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After emir’s visit, Qatari foreign minister says U.S. refuses to budge on Iran sanctions

“What we have sensed from the United States is, they don’t want a war,” the minister said in an interview. But describing a “stalemate,” he said “Iran can’t com...

After emir’s visit, Qatari foreign minister says U.S. refuses to budge on Iran sanctions

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02:56 2019-06-20

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19:28 2019-06-27

Mnuchin says sanctions must be working for Iran leadership to be so upset Trump is willing to talk with Iran, but he's "also determined to enforce the U.S. and our allies' interests in the region," Mnuchin tells C...
18:56 2019-06-27

U.S. Plans New Iran Sanctions as Europe Tries to Defuse Tensions President Trump and his aides have indicated they are prepared to wait for the economic vise on Tehran to tighten further, but didn’t elaborate on wh...
00:14 2019-06-24

Iran Will Not Give Europe More Time To Shield It Against US Sanctions Iran said on Wednesday it will start enriching uranium at a higher level in July and won't give European powers any more time to prevent this move by...
17:56 2019-06-19

Iran gas pipeline deal with Pakistan hampered by US sanctions Pakistan has backed out of a joint gas pipeline deal with Iran due to the threat of US sanctions. Pakistan could face a heavy financial penalty, as i...
16:14 2019-05-21

Iraq gets new extension for Iran energy sanctions waiver BAGHDAD (AP) — Two Iraqi officials say the United States has given Iraq a new 90-day extension for an Iran sanctions waiver allowing Baghdad to impor...
14:28 2019-06-15

German business with Iran down sharply as US sanctions bite BERLIN (AP) — A German business group says German companies’ trade with Iran has declined sharply as the United States turns up the economic he...
13:28 2019-05-26

Ash Carter: Iran 'feeling the pressure' of Trump sanctions Iran's government is feeling the pressure of sanctions, though relations are still tense between Washington and Tehran, according to former Defense S...
07:14 2019-06-15

Rouhani says Iran ready to talk to U.S. if sanctions lifted Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian Pres...
22:42 2019-07-14

Squeezed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Shifts From Patience to Confrontation Tighter new U.S. sanctions have proven more punishing than Iran’s leaders expected, driving Tehran to hit back militarily and breach limits it had ag...
07:01 2019-07-05

Iran's Rouhani suggests U.S. talks possible if sanctions lifted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signaled on Wednesday that talks with the United States might be possible if Washington lifted sanctions, days after...
12:56 2019-05-29

US imposes sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group PGPIC hit with economic penalties because of its ties to Revolutionary Guards, US treasury saysThe United States has hit Iran’s Persian Gulf Petroche...
12:28 2019-06-08

Rouhani says Iran ready to talks to U.S. if sanctions lifted: TV Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it exited last year, Iranian Pr...
17:14 2019-07-14

Iran may pull further away from nuclear deal after latest sanctions Comments follow US warning not to ‘mistake prudence and discretion for weakness’Iran has announced it may take further steps to pull away from its nu...
17:28 2019-06-23

Trump to impose 'major additional sanctions' on Iran US President Donald Trump has said he will impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapo...
05:00 2019-06-23

U.S. slaps sanctions on Hezbollah officials for aiding Iran A U.S. official said the Trump administration is taking a “gloves off” approach to the powerful militia, which counts Iran among its primary backers....
18:56 2019-07-09

Trump Warns Iran "Sanctions Will Soon Be Increased, Substantially" President Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soon,...
22:00 2019-07-10

Iran says it could consider talks with U.S. only if sanctions lifted and Khamenei permits Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
11:42 2019-07-04

Iran says they are ready to negotiate if Trump lifts sanctions ​Iran’s foreign minister signaled that the Islamic Republic would be willing to return to the bargaining table with the US if President Trump ​...
21:01 2019-07-16

Iran says it will confront any U.S. threat, Trump eyes new sanctions Iran said on Saturday it would respond firmly to any U.S. threat, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported, amid escalating tension between Tehr...
19:14 2019-06-22

Trump threatens to 'substantially' increase sanctions on Iran President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions on Iran would be increased "substantially" soon, as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held an ...
19:56 2019-07-10

U.S. Accuses Iran of ‘Nuclear Extortion’ and Vows More Sanctions Maneuvering over the nuclear deal was punctuated by U.S. accusations of Iran extortion, French attempts to start talks and Trump’s vow of more sancti...
21:56 2019-07-10

U.S. sanctions five people, seven entities over Iran nuclear program: Treasury The United States imposed new sanctions on Thursday on five people and seven entities in connection to Iran's nuclear program and non-proliferation m...
20:56 2019-07-18

Iran Ready For Talks With US If Sanctions Lifted, Supreme Leader Allows Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
17:14 2019-07-04

U.S. sanctions network selling materials for Iran nuclear program The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on an international network of companies and their agents it said were involved in the procurement of...
00:00 2019-07-19

Eyes on Iran as Britain seizes oil tanker over Syria sanctions British Royal Marines seized an oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday accused of bringing oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step th...
17:28 2019-07-04

U.S. sanctions Iraq-based company, says it backs Iran's IRGC The United States on Wednesday sanctioned an Iraqi company and two of its associates, which it said had helped Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Cor...
17:42 2019-06-12

Iran scrambles to lift petrochemical sales as sanctions hammer oil Iran has been racing to step up exports of petrochemicals and tap new markets to compensate for sliding oil sales, Iranian and international industry...
09:28 2019-06-12

Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, ...
18:14 2019-06-22

Constrained by Iran sanctions, India seeks to boost the US oil economy As the United States continues to come down hard with sanctions on Iran – coupled with harsh penalties for those countries that continue to do busine...
20:14 2019-07-16

Iran is ready to talk if the US lifts sanctions, says President Rouhani "We have always believed in talks ... if they lift sanctions, end the imposed economic pressure and return to the deal, we are ready to hold talks wi...
03:00 2019-07-15

Iran says no talks with U.S. until sanctions lifted and supreme leader approves Iran's intelligence minister has said Tehran and Washington could hold talks only if the United States ended its sanctions and Iran's top authority, ...
13:28 2019-07-04

| Trump vows new Iran sanctions, Tehran warns US against attack US President Donald Trump has pledged to hit Iran with "major" new sanctions as Tehran warned Washington that any attack would see its interests acro...
12:28 2019-06-23

To Evade Sanctions on Iran, Ships Vanish in Plain Sight Empty tankers, arriving in the Strait of Hormuz, suddenly stop reporting their whereabouts. When they re-emerge on the grid, their tanks appear full....
11:56 2019-07-02

Trump says Iran nuclear deal achievable as sanctions sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear program was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activities ...
01:28 2019-05-28

US imposes sanctions on Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Guard WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on an Iraq-based affiliate of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard. The Treasury Departm...
17:42 2019-06-12

Iran breaks nuclear deal and puts pressure on EU over sanctions Further breaches could follow as Tehran seeks help in increasing trade with EuropeIran has broken the terms of the nuclear deal for the first time si...
16:14 2019-07-01

U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Hezbollah Officials Accused of Supporting Iran The sanctions were the first to directly target members of Lebanon’s Parliament and underscored the White House’s intention to ratchet up pressure on...
23:28 2019-07-09

US To Hit Iran With 'Major' New Sanctions Starting Monday: Donald Trump President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States would impose "major" new sanctions on Iran in two days, just hours after saying he would ...
00:56 2019-06-23

Iran ready to talk if U.S. lifts sanctions, Pompeo skeptical Iran is ready to hold talks with the United States if Washington lifts sanctions and returns to the 2015 nuclear deal it quit last year, Iranian Pres...
09:00 2019-07-15

Trump warns Iran sanctions to be increased ‘substantially’ on Twitter On Twitter, Donald Trump accused Iran on Wednesday of secretly enriching uranium for a long time and warned that U.S. sanctions will be increased soo...
19:28 2019-07-10

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite tourist shops For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines, accepting whatever currency was offe...
09:56 2019-05-26

Iran central bank: U.S. sanctions aren't harming oil exports The leader of Iran's central bank on Wednesday downplayed the impact of existing and new U.S. sanctions -- retaliatory measures by the Trump administ...
00:00 2019-06-28

Iran denies drone was downed, offers inspections to end sanctions IRAN’S DENIAL: Iran is denying the U.S. account of an encounter between a U.S. warship and an Iranian drone near the Strait of Hormuz, insisting all ...
18:14 2019-07-19

Iran says it came to help of disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf Iranian navy vessels came to the assistance of a disabled foreign oil tanker in the Gulf that needed repairs, Iran's foreign ministry spokesman was q...
22:56 2019-07-16

Iran says it has seized foreign oil tanker in Gulf Report on state TV says ship was smuggling oil but does not say which country crew are fromFears for maritime security in the strait of Hormuz, a vit...
15:14 2019-07-18

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guard told state TV the foreign tanker was smuggling fuel through the Persian Gulf. Recent incidents involving vessels in the re...
21:42 2019-07-18

Trump doubles down on backing Boris Johnson as next British prime minister ahead of UK visit President Trump, in an interview published Saturday, doubled down on his backing of former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to replace outgoing Prime ...
17:14 2019-06-01

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging econom...
20:00 2019-06-23

President Trump Announces New Iran Sanctions, Days After Calling Off Airstrikes President Donald Trump said the U.S. will impose major new sanctions on Iran Monday, days after he abruptly called off a plan for airstrikes against ...
21:00 2019-06-23

Crushed by U.S. Sanctions, Iran Pins Economic Hopes on Mall Developer Faced with a U.S. campaign to choke Iran of capital and investment, Saeed Mohammed of the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is trying to fi...
14:42 2019-07-09

EU powers resist calls for Iran sanctions after breach of nuclear deal Focus is on averting further breaches and UK says it remains committed to 2015 dealEuropean leaders have resisted calls to start reimposing sanctions...
22:00 2019-07-01

Donald Trump Says Iran Nuclear Deal Achievable As Sanctions Sting U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday a deal with Iran on its nuclear programme was possible, crediting economic sanctions for curbing activitie...
11:42 2019-05-28

Israel urges snapback sanctions on Iran if it breaches uranium limit Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Monday to step up sanctions against Iran swiftly should it go through with a plan to ...
15:14 2019-06-17

French Envoy In Iran Talks As Donald Trump Threatens To Up Sanctions French President Emmanuel Macron's top diplomatic advisor met with Iran's president Wednesday winding up a day of talks in Tehran aimed at saving a l...
09:28 2019-07-11

US and European allies may have avoided sanctions clash over Iran trade vehicle A European financial entity created to circumvent U.S. sanctions on Iran might not run afoul of the law after all, following talks between Secretary ...
02:28 2019-06-01

Trump says new sanctions on Iran to start Monday, dials back rhetoric U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging econom...
00:28 2019-06-23

UPDATE 2-Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table U.S. President Donald Trump said Saturday he will impose additional sanctions on Iran in an effort to prevent Tehran from obtaining nuclear weapons, ...
20:28 2019-06-22

Trump, Netanyahu discuss Iran threat, sanctions in call: statements President Donald Trump spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about Iran on Wednesday, the White House said, the same day the U.S. pres...
19:28 2019-07-11

White House did not impose new Iran sanctions Thursday, despite Trump’s claim The White House did not impose new sanctions against Iran on Thursday in response to its downing of a U.S. military drone, contrary to President Trum...
01:42 2019-06-22

Factbox: A breach of Iran nuclear deal could trigger sanctions snapback Iran could within days breach part of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, a move that could eventually culminate in the return of all internatio...
00:28 2019-06-28

Iran makes 'substantial' nuclear offer in return for US lifting sanctions Plan would allow enhanced, permanent nuclear inspectionsForeign minister: ‘It’s not about photo ops. We want substance’Iran has offered a deal with t...
00:56 2019-07-19

U.S. places sanctions on international network involved in Iran nuclear program The United States imposed sanctions on Thursday on five people and an international network of companies the U.S. Treasury said are involved in the ...
21:28 2019-07-18

Turkish banker jailed over Iran sanctions scheme released from US prison Mehmet Hakan Atilla was arrested in 2017 after a witness said he helped organize a multi-billion dollar scheme to bypass US oil sanctions against Ira...
12:28 2019-07-20

US Sanctions Firms Acting As 'Supply Network' For Iran Nuclear Enrichment The US Treasury named a group of companies in Iran, Belgium and China to its sanctions blacklist Thursday for acting as a supply network for Tehran's...
05:42 2019-07-19

Oil rises after Iran says it seized foreign tanker in Gulf Oil prices rose on Thursday after Iran said it had seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf amid rising tensions between Tehran and the West over the ...
15:14 2019-07-18

Couchsurfing in Iran: close encounters in a foreign country Many consider Iran a dangerous travel destination. But the Iranians are probably some of the most hospitable people in the world. Join us on a trip t...
18:14 2019-06-07

E.U. Foreign Ministers Scramble to Save Iran Deal The British foreign secretary, Jeremy Hunt, said that there was a “small window” left to salvage the nuclear deal but that the opportunity wouldn’t l...
16:56 2019-07-15

Iran sees no prospect of negotiations with U.S.: foreign ministry Iran's foreign ministry spokesman said on Tuesday it saw no prospect of negotiations with the United States, a day after U.S. President Donald Trump ...
09:28 2019-05-28

Oil rises 1% after Iran says it seized foreign tanker in Gulf Oil prices rose about 1% on Thursday after Iran said it had seized a foreign oil tanker in the Gulf amid rising tensions between Tehran and the West ...
14:14 2019-07-18

Iran says it seized foreign tanker for allegedly smuggling oil Iran has seized a foreign tanker and its crew for allegedly smuggling fuel into the Gulf, state television said Thursday, quoting Iran’s Revolu...
14:42 2019-07-18

Iran is ready for any threat to territory, says foreign ministry Iran showed no sign of backing down Saturday in the standoff with the United States over the downing of a drone, insisting that it was ready to count...
15:28 2019-06-22

In First Official Visit, Irish Prime Minister Declines to Meet With Trump on a Golf Course Owned by the President (SHANNON, Ireland) — For the backdrop to his first official visit to Ireland, President Donald Trump wanted to promote his golf course on the n...
03:56 2019-06-06

Zarif: Iran offers United States enhanced inspections for lifting of sanctions Iran will accept enhanced inspections of its nuclear program in return for the lifting of U.S. sanctions, Iranian foreign minister Minister Mohammad ...
06:28 2019-07-19

Newt Gingrich says Iran is 'very close to breaking' under tough sanctions: 'This is a very shaky regime' Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Tuesday that he believes the Iranian regime is "shaky" and "very close to breaking" under the weight of tough...
17:14 2019-07-02

Trump administration sanctions Hezbollah officials for supporting Iran's 'malign activities' The Trump administration applied sanctions against three high-ranking Hezbollah officials, accusing them of supporting Iran's "malign activities" fro...
09:14 2019-07-10

Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s president says Japan wants to continue buying Iranian oil, though Tokyo has stopped due to US sanctions. The post Ir...
19:00 2019-06-12

Trump vows to ‘substantially’ increase sanctions on Iran in response to uranium enrichment President Trump announced Wednesday that he will add to existing sanctions on Iran, after the Islamic republic admitted on Monday that it surpassed u...
21:42 2019-07-10

Gen. Jack Keane: Trump sanctions 'crippling' Iran, trying to curb 'aggressive behavior' The Trump administration's Iran sanctions are hurting the country's economy and recent events are exposing Tehran's "strategy" to deal with the matte...
07:56 2019-06-18

Gen. Keane: Suspected attack on oil tankers intended to ‘put pressure’ on US to ‘ease off’ Iran sanctions Retired four-star general Jack Keane said Thursday two oil tankers were damaged in a suspected attack in the Gulf of Oman off the coast of Iran becau...
20:56 2019-06-13

Iran Says It Seized Foreign Tanker, Escalating Regional Tensions A video released by the Revolutionary Guards showed the ship’s name as the Riah — the same as a missing Emirati tanker — and said it was smuggling fu...
19:28 2019-07-18

Punching Iran Over Its Foreign Policy Could Lead to a Faster Path to War Wrestling with Iran’s diplomacy and military activity could prompt a confrontation between Washington and Tehran well before any showdown over a nucl...
03:42 2019-05-30

Iran Seizes Foreign Tanker It Accuses of Smuggling Fuel Iranian forces seized a foreign tanker, the country’s Revolutionary Guard said, pushing oil prices up on fears that the Islamic Republic could furthe...
15:56 2019-07-18

Japan PM Abe considering visit to Iran as early as mid-June: NHK Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is considering a visit to Iran as early as mid-June, NHK national television said on Friday, the first such trip i...
11:42 2019-05-24

GOP senators urge Trump to reject Iran's ‘nuclear blackmail,’ seek to ‘snapback’ sanctions at the UN Three top GOP senators this week urged President Trump to reject what they describe as Iran’s ‘nuclear blackmail’ in the wake of the rogue nation’s v...
01:14 2019-07-07

Trump's latest Iran sanctions target $200B economic empire of supreme leader The Trump administration's latest sanctions against Iran reinstate an embargo on some of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei's front companies that President...
06:14 2019-06-28

UK says it will release seized Iranian oil tanker if Iran guarantees the vessel won't breach European sanctions Stringer/REUTERS Britain will facilitate the release of a seized Iranian tanker if Iran can provide guarantees the vessel would not breach European ...
08:42 2019-07-15

U.S. prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gu...
21:42 2019-06-23

Iran's Revolutionary Guards impound foreign ship in the Gulf: state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards has seized a foreign ship smuggling fuel in the Gulf, state television quoted Iran's elite force as saying in a statement...
17:56 2019-07-18

Japan Intervenes in U.S.-Iran Dispute With Abe's Visit to Tehran Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who has built a close rapport with President Trump, will make a rare international diplomatic move by a Japanese leader wi...
13:42 2019-06-06

The Latest: UK official to visit Iran hoping to de-escalate DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 5 p.m. A British Forei...
17:14 2019-06-22

Bahrain foreign ministry strongly condemns Iran's seizure of British tanker Bahrain said on Saturday it "strongly condemned" Iran's seizure of a British flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, asking Iran to immediately relea...
16:14 2019-07-20

Iran seizes foreign tanker, U.S. vows to protect vital Gulf waterway Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the U.S. military commander in the region said the United States...
17:56 2019-07-18

Biden wants Obama-era foreign policy — including return to Iran nuclear deal Joe Biden will rewind the clock on American foreign policy back to the Obama administration if he’s elected president, the former veep said during a ...
03:56 2019-07-12

Iran won't talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit Iran's Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country's landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be discussed during high-stakes diploma...
09:56 2019-06-10

Iran won’t talk missiles, only nuke deal as officials visit TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Foreign Ministry says nothing else but the country’s landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers will be disc...
12:01 2019-06-10

'A form of extortion': Iran to charge foreign ships a toll to cross Strait of Hormuz Iran is planning to charge foreign ships a toll in exchange for "protection" across the Strait of Hormuz, a key trade route and a flashpoint in the e...
01:00 2019-07-09

Iran seizes foreign oil tanker in Persian Gulf, 12 on vessel, state media reports Twelve crews members were on the Panamanian-flagged vessel when it was captured near the Strait of Hormuz.        ...
14:14 2019-07-18

Japan PM Abe to meet Iran's Khamenei, Rouhani during visit this week: Suga Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Iran on June 12-14 and hold talks with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouha...
03:56 2019-06-11

Owners of seized tanker preparing formal request to visit crew in Iran Stena Bulk, the Swedish-based owners of the UK-flagged tanker detained by Iran, said on Saturday they were preparing a formal request to visit its 23...
19:14 2019-07-20

Pompeo grants visa to Iran’s top diplomat to visit New York but limits his movements Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was given a visa to honor U.S. commitments to the United Nations, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said i...
07:28 2019-07-15

Iran oil minister: 'OPEC might die' OPEC announced on Monday it will restrict the supply of oil for another nine months in a bid to support prices pressured by weakening economic growth...
07:14 2019-07-02

Trump vows more sanctions on Iran, says military action is still 'on the table' President Donald Trump said Saturday that the United States will place additional sanctions on Iran in a bid to force Tehran to the bargaining table ...
05:28 2019-06-23

The Saudi-Qatari Breach, Explained When four Arab states led by Saudi Arabia cut diplomatic ties and transportation links with Qatar in June 2017, there were expectations that the rule...
18:14 2019-07-09

Shinzo Abe arrives in Tehran to ease US-Iran tensions, first Japanese premier to visit since 1979 Islamic Revolution TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Shinzo Abe arrives in Tehran to ease US-Iran tensions, first Japanese premier to visit since 1979 Islamic Revolution. The post Sh...
14:42 2019-06-12

Iran government has no plans to remove oil minister: spokesman Iran's government has no plans to remove Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh from his post, a government spokesman said on Sunday, according to the Iranian S...
18:28 2019-06-16

Oil Minister Zanganeh says hopeful Iran's oil exports to improve - TV Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was "very hopeful" about an improvement in the country's crude exports, state TV reported, ...
21:14 2019-07-07

| Iran diplomat calls talks with UK minister 'repetitive' A top Iranian diplomat expressed disappointment on Sunday after meeting a minister from Britain's Foreign Office amid escalating regional tensions, s...
10:14 2019-06-24

Iran has no plans to leave OPEC despite tensions: oil minister Iran has no plans to leave the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries despite being treated like an enemy by some fellow members, Oil Mini...
17:56 2019-06-08

Iran tanker detention by Britain was threatening act, minister says Britain's detention of an Iranian tanker last week was a threatening and incorrect action, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Monday in a sp...
08:56 2019-07-08

Qatari president of PSG under graft investigation in France The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption re...
20:28 2019-05-23

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F. Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships...
01:56 2019-05-23

Qatari Executive Is Charged With Corruption in I.A.A.F Scandal Yousef al-Obaidly, chief of the beIN Media Group, was accused of making a payoff to secure hosting rights for the track and field world championships...
18:00 2019-05-22

UPDATE 2-Oil Minister Zanganeh says hopeful Iran's oil exports will improve - TV Iran's Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Sunday that he was very hopeful of an improvement in the country's crude exports, state TV reported, in sp...
03:56 2019-07-08

Iran says minister’s missile remarks meant to challenge US The Foreign Ministry’s spokesman, Abbas Mousavi, tweeted late on Tuesday that Mohammad Javad Zarif’s comments “threw the ball into ...
12:00 2019-07-17

Japan's prime minister set to meet with Iran's Rouhani this week Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on a visit this week that aims at easi...
08:14 2019-06-11

Iran's defense minister says Britain's seizure of oil tanker was threatening act Britain's seizing of an Iranian oil tanker last week was a threatening act that will not be tolerated, Iran's Defence Minister Amir Hatami said on Mo...
09:56 2019-07-08

German minister lands in Iran in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with President Hassan Rouhani on Monday, as part of a concerted European effort to pre...
23:14 2019-06-09

U.S. cyber attacks on Iranian targets not successful, Iran minister says U.S. cyber attacks against Iranian targets have not been successful, Iran's telecoms minister said on Monday, within days of reports that the Pentago...
08:28 2019-06-24

Xavi Hernandez to coach Qatari champion Al-Sadd DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Barcelona great Xavi Hernandez will begin his coaching career with Qatari club Al-Sadd. Al-Sadd says Xavi is takin...
18:14 2019-05-28

Qatari president of PSG under investigation in France for graft: source The Qatari president of French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain, Nasser al-Khelaifi, is under formal investigation in France for alleged corruption re...
17:28 2019-05-23

Iran committed to nuclear deal as long as other parties stay committed: Foreign Ministry spokesman Iran will stay committed to a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with world powers at the same level that the other signatories stay committed, Iran's Foreig...
17:00 2019-07-15

U.S. envoy for Iran meets Saudi deputy defense minister in Riyadh U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook met Saudi Arabia’s deputy defense minister Prince Khalid bin Salman in Riyadh on Friday, the minister...
08:00 2019-06-21

Israeli minister says Iran's enrichment ramp moderate but a 'march' towards bomb Israel's energy minister described as moderate on Sunday an announced increase of Iranian uranium enrichment but accused Tehran of breaking out of in...
11:14 2019-07-07

German minister upbeat on Iran trade vehicle before Rouhani talks All the formal requirements for a European payment system for barter-based trade with Iran designed to circumvent U.S. sanctions are now in place and...
09:14 2019-06-10

Trade war and Iran tensions creating a 'very unstable' oil market, Russia minister says Current geopolitical tensions are making it harder and harder for oil-producing nations to make decisions that will help stabilize crude prices, Russ...
14:42 2019-05-21

German minister to meet Iran's Rouhani in bid to save nuclear pact Germany's foreign minister will meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran on Monday, a German diplomatic source said, as part of a concerted Eu...
16:42 2019-06-09

Qatari envoy delivers aid to Gaza in cease-fire effort A Qatari envoy has delivered $25 million to the Gaza Strip to help shore up a cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinian territory's Hamas rulers....
14:42 2019-06-17

| Ex-Athletics boss and Qatari TV director investigated over Doha Worlds The boss of Qatari television channel and an ex-athletics chief are under investigation since over alleged corruption in regards to the World Athleti...
03:00 2019-05-22

Iranian foreign minister: U.S. 'cannot expect to stay safe' because of 'economic war' "Whoever starts a war with us will not be the one who finishes it," said Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's foreign minister.     ...
14:56 2019-06-10

Iran, Venezuela to complicate global oil deal talks - Kazakh energy minister Talks between OPEC and its allies next month over whether to extend their global oil output cut deal will be complicated by uncertainties over Iran a...
09:28 2019-06-24

Japanese prime minister and Trump ally Shinzo Abe visits Tehran to help ease US-Iran tensions Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe landed in Iran on Wednesday in a bid to ease tensions between Washington and Tehran, just hours after Iran-backed ...
19:00 2019-06-12

Trump Invites Business Leaders (Including Robert Kraft) to Meet With Qatari Emir “This is a who’s who of people in business,” the president said of the group, which included the New England Patriots owner, who this year was charge...
05:28 2019-07-09

Trump hosts US airline executives — and their Qatari rival — amid tensions over Gulf state subsidies Executives from United Airlines and American Airlines were "shocked" that state-owned airline Qatar Airways CEO Akbar Al Baker was also invited to th...
23:56 2019-07-19

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls for ‘more patience’ amid US-Iran tensions as nuclear deal hangs in balance TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe calls for ‘more patience’ amid US-Iran tensions as nuclear deal hangs in balance. ...
19:00 2019-06-12

Donald Trump visit: US President compares Brexit backstop issue with US-Mexico border during Ireland visit Donald Trump appeared to compare the backstop issue to the US-Mexico border as he expressed confidence that the Brexit logjam over the Irish border w...
01:00 2019-06-06

Saudi Arabia agrees Iran was behind tanker attacks: Saudi minister Saudi Arabia agrees with the United States that Iran was behind the suspected attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, Saudi Minister of State...
02:14 2019-06-14

Quit If You Can't Work With Chief Minister, Navjot Sidhu Told By Minister Strongly criticising his Cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for his comments against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, Punjab minister...
21:28 2019-05-21

Will Order No-Deal Brexit Budget If Elected Prime Minister: UK Minister British interior minister Sajid Javid said he would order the preparation of a "no-deal budget" to convince the European Union that Britain was serio...
04:14 2019-06-01

Rajasthan Chief Minister Rejects Resignation Of Minister Lalchand Kataria Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has rejected the resignation of Agriculture Minister Lalchand Kataria, who had offered to quit following the po...
12:14 2019-06-01

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace May as prime minister: Sky Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime mini...
13:28 2019-05-26

South Africa minister says Mozambique ex-finance minister to be extradited home Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang will be extradited to his home country where he is wanted on charges related to a $2 billion debt s...
23:14 2019-05-21

South African minister aims to revoke extradition of ex-Mozambique finance minister: document South Africa's new justice minister will apply to have his predecessor's decision to extradite former Mozambican finance minister Manuel Chang to his...
01:14 2019-07-13

UPDATE 1-British health minister Hancock joins race to replace May as prime minister British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate...
10:42 2019-05-25

UK health minister Hancock pulls out of contest to be next prime minister Health minister Matt Hancock pulled out of the contest to be the next British prime minister on Friday, leaving six candidates remaining in the fight...
13:14 2019-06-14

Two aides to Lebanese minister killed as convoy hit by gunfire: minister Two aides to a Lebanese Druze minister were killed on Sunday when his convoy came under fire as it passed through an area loyal to a rival Druze fact...
20:56 2019-06-30

The Sicilian ghost town that refuses to die Half a century ago, the Sicilian town of Poggioreale was hit by an earthquake that caused most of its citizens to flee for good. Now a local mayor wa...
11:00 2019-07-06

NASA’s Spitzer telescope refuses to die NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope is finally nearing the end of an absolutely incredible journey. The spacecraft has been peering deep into space ...
07:28 2019-06-14

Jared Kushner Refuses to Say Whether Birtherism Was Racist In an interview with Axios on HBO, President Trump’s son-in-law and White House senior advisor Jared Kushner refused to say whether he believes the b...
08:00 2019-06-03

Ivy league ‘dad killer’ refuses to attend his own trial for second day Accused daddy killer Thomas Gilbert Jr. refused to attend his murder trial Wednesday for the second day in a row. The trial was delayed a half-hour w...
03:14 2019-06-06

Koscielny refuses to travel with Arsenal on US tour Arsenal says captain Laurent Koscielny has refused to travel with the team for its preseason tour to the United States      ...
13:42 2019-07-11

California racing course refuses to close after two more horses die The Santa Anita Park horse racing track near Los Angeles will not close before season-end as requested by regulators, its owners said on Sunday, afte...
11:14 2019-06-10

Trump refuses to negotiate policy with Democrats President Donald Trump says he won't negotiate policy with congressional Democrats while they continue to investigate him. (May 21)   ...
20:56 2019-05-22

Bill de Blasio refuses to help Amazon return to NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is giving Amazon the cold shoulder, saying the retail giant won’t get any help from the city if they close on plans to mov...
19:42 2019-05-28

Ruiz refuses to entertain Fury’s “bum” attack Andy Ruiz Jnr responds to criticism the same way he responded to Anthony Joshua's third-round knockdown on June 1 - with class The post Ruiz refuses ...
18:42 2019-06-22

Trump refuses to say sorry to Central Park Five over wrongful conviction Donald Trump has refused to apologise to five men wrongly convicted of raping a female jogger in New York City's Central Park 30 years ago, saying "t...
11:00 2019-06-19

China refuses to speak about detained Canadians: Freeland Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland says she wants to talk to China's foreign minister about the two detained Canadians China has accused of u...
22:14 2019-05-28

Fan will win $100,000 if Blues win Stanley Cup, refuses to sell ticket or hedge his bet In January, when the Blues were near last place, Scott Berry was in Las Vegas when he noticed that the Blues were listed as 250-1 longshot  ...
19:14 2019-06-08

Another athlete slams testosterone rules, refuses medication NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Another Olympic medalist has criticized the IAAF’s testosterone regulations and is refusing to take hormone-reducing medi...
11:28 2019-05-22

Supreme Court refuses to hear challenge to U.S. gun silencer law The U.S. Supreme Court declined requests Monday to consider a challenge that says firearm silencers are protected under the Second Amendment, and the...
22:28 2019-06-10

Supreme Court Refuses To Entertain Plea Against Article 15 The Supreme Court this morning refused to entertain a plea seeking cancellation of certificate issued by the Central Board of Film Certification to m...
10:28 2019-07-08

UPDATE 1-UK's Fox says would be surprised if EU refuses to renegotiate Brexit terms British trade minister Liam Fox said on Tuesday he would be surprised if the European Union did not agree to attempts to renegotiate the country's ex...
14:28 2019-05-28

Lebanon refuses investment at expense of Palestinian cause: Berri Lebanon does not want investment at the expense of the Palestinian cause, its parliament speaker Nabih Berri said on Sunday after the White House unv...
10:56 2019-06-23

Taiwan: China refuses to rule out force over reunification Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said the army had a "sacred duty" to defend Chinese territory. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory...
06:56 2019-06-02

China refuses to rule out force over Taiwan reunification Chinese Defense Minister Wei Fenghe said the army had a "sacred duty" to defend Chinese territory. Beijing still sees Taiwan as part of its territory...
14:42 2019-06-02

Court refuses to block Alabama execution set for Thursday MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals court is refusing to block Alabama’s bid to execute an inmate convicted of killing a country preacher...
03:28 2019-05-30

Klobuchar refuses to take sides on segregationist spat between Biden and Harris Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., defended both former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., in their war of words over the former’s ...
21:28 2019-07-07

Mike Pence repeatedly refuses to say climate crisis is a threat to US Trump VP resists direct questioning in CNN interviewEPA moved this week to roll back Obama Clean Power PlanAt the end of a week in which the Trump ad...
21:56 2019-06-23

Alabama Republican Refuses to Apologize for Ranting About 'Freaking Queers' A local Republican official in Alabama has some thoughts he’d like to share this Pride month, which he recently posted on the Mobile County Republic...
17:42 2019-06-18

Supreme Court Refuses To Interfere With Notice To Disqualify AAP Lawmaker The Supreme Court today declined to interfere with a notice of disqualification issued by the Speaker of the Delhi Assembly to rebel AAP leader Devin...
09:56 2019-06-28

Iowa Supreme Court refuses to stop Branstad trial DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court has denied a request by the attorney for former Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to stop a civil trial in whic...
01:28 2019-06-08

Jared Kushner refuses to say whether Trump's birtherism was racist – live Asked about birtherism, Kushner says: ‘I wasn’t involved in that’President Trump meets Queen on state visit to United KingdomSign up for the US brief...
19:28 2019-06-03

Judge Refuses To Block Subpoenas For Trump Bank Records NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge in New York refused Wednesday to block congressional subpoenas seeking financial records from two banks that did busi...
23:14 2019-05-22

Another judge refuses Donald Trump request to block subpoenas A second judge has declined to block subpoenas that seek financial records from President Donald Trump, moving congressional Democrats one step close...
16:42 2019-05-23

'We Are Where We Belong': Rep. Ilhan Omar Refuses to Allow Trump and His Supporters to Silence Her One day after the Trump rally in Greenville, N.C., where he allowed his supporters to shout “send her back” in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar, the Minn...
09:28 2019-07-19

No regrets for Konta as Briton refuses to use court-switch as an excuse "Johanna Konta said her 7-5 7-6(2) defeat by Czech Marketa Vondrousova had not felt like a French Open semi-final after it was played 24 hours late a...
20:00 2019-06-07

‘We Can’t Do It.’ Trump Says He Refuses to Talk Policy With Democrats Unless They Stop Investigation (WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump abruptly quit a meeting with congressional Democrats Wednesday with a flat declaration he would no longer...
21:00 2019-05-22

R&A chief executive refuses to condone or condemn Portrush march • Martin Slumbers: ‘Our job is to respect fact that we are guests’• Tourist firm owner says march an ‘unnecessary provocation’The R&A has refused to ...
09:00 2019-07-18

Ivy League ‘dad killer’ Thomas Gilbert Jr. refuses to attend his trial The Princeton graduate accused of fatally shooting his father after his allowance was slashed by $100 refused Thursday to attend his own murder trial...
01:42 2019-06-05

Lawyer who intervened in Jussie Smollett case refuses subpoena A former top aide to Michelle Obama refused to be served a subpoena Wednesday related to her contact with Chicago prosecutor Kim Foxx in the Jussie S...
18:14 2019-05-23

Cowardly Cats featurette refuses to show us the damn cat people The first trailer for Cats, Tom Hooper’s film adaptation of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s classic musical, arrives on an internet near you this Friday. Unfor...
17:56 2019-07-17

Turkey's President Erdogan refuses to give up Istanbul without a fight There's an old saying in Turkish politics: "Who wins Istanbul, wins Turkey." The country's biggest city and commercial heart is undoubtedly its bigge...
22:28 2019-05-21

US refuses to sign global pledge to curb online extremism PARIS — The White House is not endorsing a global pledge to step up efforts to keep internet platforms from being used to spread hate, organize extre...
14:38 2019-05-21

Hong Kong leader refuses to step down after mass protests Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive, has said she wants time to "continue to work hard" for the people of Hong Kong. But activists have promised t...
16:56 2019-06-18

Judge refuses earlier release for post-Katrina shooter NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has denied a request to order an earlier release date for a former New Orleans police officer convicted in deadly ...
02:14 2019-06-12

Algeria coach refuses to discuss Bensebaini self-slapping incident "Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi has refused to discuss a remarkable incident where defender Ramy Bensebaini used an opponent\u0027s arm to hit himself ...
15:42 2019-07-13

Johnson refuses to rule out shutting parliament to get no-deal Brexit Boris Johnson, the favourite to become the next British prime minister, refused on Tuesday to rule out suspending parliament to force through a no-de...
00:28 2019-07-10

Larry The Cat Takes Shelter Under Trump's Limo, Refuses To Move Larry the Downing Street cat, perhaps the most famous executive feline since the Clintons' Socks, took shelter from the rain under President Donald T...
07:42 2019-06-05

Laurent Koscielny refuses to travel on Arsenal’s pre-season US tour • Arsenal ‘very disappointed’ by defender’s actions• Gunners’ captain was expected to be part of squadLaurent Koscielny has refused to travel on Arse...
13:00 2019-07-11

Jacob Zuma refuses to testify before major corruption inquiry Former South African president claims he was treated unfairly during cross-examination The former South African president Jacob Zuma has refused to t...
19:01 2019-07-19

Alabama Public Television Refuses to Air Episode of Arthur Featuring a Gay Wedding Alabama’s public television network has banned an episode of the PBS cartoon series Arthur that features a same-sex marriage. The episode, enti...
17:28 2019-05-21

Japan court says forced sterilizations unconstitutional, refuses compensation: media The forced sterilization of two women decades ago as teenagers was unconstitutional, a Japanese court said on Tuesday, but rejected their demands for...
09:28 2019-05-28

Biden refuses to apologize for high deportation numbers during Obama years Presidential candidate Joe Biden refused to apologize for the nearly three million deportations carried out during his tenure as vice president in th...
21:00 2019-07-14

Hong Kong leader suggests end to extradition bill, refuses to resign Amid violent demonstrations protesting an extradition bill, Hong Kong’s leader Wednesday refused to say the bill would be withdrawn but said it would...
22:28 2019-06-20

Top Court Refuses To Hear Plea For Marital Rape As Ground For Divorce The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea seeking a direction to the centre to frame appropriate guidelines for registration of FIR for...
19:00 2019-07-01

| Hong Kong leader refuses to scrap extradition bill despite rally Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader has refused to scrap a controversial plan to allow extraditions to the Chinese mainland, a day after record crowds cam...
23:14 2019-06-11

Donald Trump Refuses To Criticise Turkey Over Russia Missile Deal US President Donald Trump declined Tuesday to criticize Turkey's acquisition of a Russian missile system assailed by the Pentagon and NATO, making no...
08:28 2019-07-17

Boris Johnson refuses to answer questions over party in Lebedev mansion Potential PM will not say whether he had police protection during weekend in Italy while foreign secretaryBoris Johnson is refusing to give details o...
17:56 2019-07-18

Hong Kong leader signals end to extradition bill but refuses to quit Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam on Tuesday signaled the end of a controversial extradition bill that she promoted and then postponed after some of the mo...
17:56 2019-06-18

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was...
07:42 2019-05-25

Alabama Public Television refuses to air Arthur’s lovely gay wedding episode The long-running children’s TV show Arthur recently opened its 22nd season with a groundbreaking episode that featured the kids’ longtime teacher Mr....
20:28 2019-05-21

Trump attacks Mueller after special counsel refuses to exonerate him – live Trump appeared to admit Russia aided his presidential campaign, saying: ‘I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected’Sign up for the US...
18:14 2019-05-30

Angela Merkel Trembles Again At Event, Offered Glass Of Water, Refuses German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday suffered another episode of uncontrolled trembling, a week after a similar incident that sparked question...
19:56 2019-06-27

Megan Rapinoe refuses to back down over Donald Trump and White House • USA midfielder urges teammates to ‘think hard’ about a visit• Administration ‘doesn’t fight for the same things we fight for’Megan Rapinoe has urge...
21:42 2019-06-27

Appeals Court Refuses to Block Trump Rule That Would Cut Planned Parenthood Funding In a major setback for Planned Parenthood, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a Trump ban on funding clinics that refer women to abortion pr...
14:14 2019-07-12

OIC refuses to accept any decision to change legal status of Syria's Golan Heights The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit in Mecca refused to accept any decision to change legal and demographic status of Syria's Golan ...
06:14 2019-06-01

Rep. Crenshaw: AOC 'getting bolder with her lies' about border crisis, refuses to offer illegal immigration fix Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., hasn't told the truth about her visit to a border detention facility and refuses help alleviate the crisis, ac...
07:28 2019-07-03

US coach Jill Ellis refuses to respond to Hope Solo's criticism Former US goalkeeper Hope Solo criticized Jill Ellis' management style, tactical decisions and ability to handle pressure. But Ellis didn't...
23:42 2019-06-10

St Louis prosecutor refuses to accept cases from police officers accused of racism Attorney refuses to advance investigations of officers who have allegedly posted racist and violent comments on social mediaThe top prosecutor in St ...
11:28 2019-06-20

BREAKING: Boris Johnson painfully refuses to answer questions about police callout to row BORIS Johnson painfully refused to answer questions about the explosive "plate-smashing" row at his partner's flat which resulted in a police callout...
18:14 2019-06-22

Disney reportedly refuses to allow Spider-Man engraving on tombstone of dead boy who loved superhero A grieving English father who lost his 4-year-old son last year claims Disney is not allowing him to include an etching of Spider-Man on the boy's to...
16:14 2019-07-11

Pelosi refuses to engage with White House aide Kellyanne Conway over wealth The White House counselor — who lives in a $7.7 million mansion — took aim at Pelosi’s wealth after the speaker said she would negotiate with the pre...
21:56 2019-05-23

Joe Biden Refuses to Apologize for Remarks on Working With a Senate That Included Segregationist Senators Joe Biden refused calls to apologize Wednesday for saying that the Senate “got things done” with “civility” even when the bod...
05:14 2019-06-20

Megan Rapinoe Refuses To Apologize For The USWNT's Crime Of Being Happy After Doing Cool Things The United States beat Thailand by a 13-0 scoreline on Tuesday, setting a new World Cup record for the largest margin of victory. In the process of m...
18:42 2019-06-12

Gove refuses to confirm vote on Brexit bill will take place in early June Environment secretary says it is time to ‘reflect’ on May’s ‘new deal’ and consider all optionsAll today’s Brexit news - live updatesMichael Gove has...
10:56 2019-05-22

Facebook refuses to delete fake Pelosi video spread by Trump supporters Footage of House speaker deliberately slowed down to make her appear drunk or illFacebook says it will continue to host a video of Nancy Pelosi that ...
15:56 2019-05-24

Harry Kane fit to start for England but Gareth Southgate refuses to confirm Netherlands selection Gareth Southgate has warned he needs to make last-minute checks on several England players involved in the Champions League Final but insisted Harry ...
22:14 2019-06-05

Andy Ruiz refuses to commit to rematch with Anthony Joshua in aftermath of his stunning victory Andy Ruiz and Eddie Hearn address the media after one of the biggest shocks in boxing history The post Andy Ruiz refuses to commit to rematch with An...
13:42 2019-06-02

Hong Kong leader says China extradition bill 'is dead' but still refuses to formally withdraw it Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam has said that a controversial extradition bill, which has spurred weeks of protests in the semi-autonomous Chinese city, ...
05:00 2019-07-09

Prosecutor refuses to work with St. Louis cops over alleged racist social media posts Nearly two dozen St. Louis police officers have been added to a list of officers banned from bringing cases to the city circuit attorney’s office — a...
17:28 2019-06-19

Kremlin refuses to reveal details about fatal Russian submarine fire, declares it 'state secret' Two days after a mysterious fire aboard a Russian submersibles killed 14 people, little details have emerged as the Kremlin continued Wednesday to sh...
14:56 2019-07-03

Manhattan District Attorney Refuses to Reopen Cases Handled by Central Park Five Prosecutor Linda Fairstein Since the release of Netflix’s haunting masterpiece When They See Us, karma has been working overtime to derail the lives and careers of former prose...
23:28 2019-06-18

Pentagon acknowledges burn pits exposes veterans to health risks but refuses to close them, report shows The Department of Defense has seemingly acknowledged the dangers of Burn Pit exposure in a new report recently filed with Congress, but fall short of...
18:28 2019-07-12

9th Circuit refuses Trump request to block judge's ruling to stop military funds for border wall An appeals court denied the Trump administration's emergency request to block a federal judge's ruling that prevents President Trump from using $2.5 ...
03:56 2019-07-04

Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Iran if it did TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s Khamenei says while Tehran doesn’t want an atomic bomb, ‘America could not do anything’ to stop Ir...
14:56 2019-06-13

U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, Iran rejects assertion The United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday that drove up oil prices and raised concerns about a new...
02:14 2019-06-14

Iran drone strike: Escalating Iran crisis looks a lot like the path US took to Iraq war The U.S. went to war in Iraq in 2003 based on flawed intelligence supported by hawkish policy makers. Is it doomed to repeat the error with Iran? &#...
15:56 2019-06-20

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran without 'pre-conditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norm...
19:42 2019-06-02

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in Hormozgan province: Iran media Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards have shot down a U.S. "spy" drone in the southern province of Hormozgan, the Guards' news website Sepah News said ...
07:56 2019-06-20

Iran's Revolutionary Guards say they captured British oil tanker: Iran state TV Iran's Revolutionary Guards said they have captured British oil tanker Stena Impero in the Strait of Hormuz, Iranian state television reported on Fri...
20:42 2019-07-19

U.S. prepared to talk to Iran with 'no preconditions', Iran sees 'word-play' The United States is prepared to engage with Iran without pre-conditions about its nuclear program but needs to see the country behaving like "a norm...
21:28 2019-06-02

Trump Suggests Iran Mistakenly Shot Down a U.S. Drone. Iran Says It Was Very Much on Purpose President Donald Trump downplayed the likelihood of U.S. military action against Iran after a military drone was shot down Thursday during a reconnai...
05:56 2019-06-21

Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker incidents UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s U.N. Mission says Iran “categorically rejects” U.S. claims it was responsible for latest oil tanker in...
03:56 2019-06-14

Britain says Iran seizes two oil tankers in Gulf, Iran says captured one Britain said Iran seized two oil tankers in the Gulf on Friday and told Tehran to return the vessels or face consequences in the latest confrontation...
00:56 2019-07-20

"Firing One Bullet At Iran Will Set Fire To US Interests": Iran General Tehran warned Washington Saturday that any attack would see its interests across the Middle East go up in flames after US President Donald Trump said...
18:00 2019-06-22

Prosecutor calls for Kevin Spacey 'groping' case to dropped after accuser refuses to testify A man who accused Kevin Spacey of groping him at a resort island bar in 2016 has refused to give evidence, prompting the actor's lawyer to call for t...
01:00 2019-07-09

Huckabee on Iran tanker attacks: 'Ridiculous' to believe Iran 'had nothing to do with it' It was absurd for the Iranian government to claim they were not involved in attacks on oil tankers in the Middle East region, according to Mike Hucka...
07:14 2019-06-15

Trump warns Iran not to fight the US: 'That will be the official end of Iran' Trump's threat, posted on Twitter, comes amid rising international tensions in the Middle East as the U.S. has dispatched a carrier strike group...
15:56 2019-05-21

Iran shoots down US drone: What Iran and the United States are saying The rising tensions between the United States and Iran continued on Thursday morning, when a U.S. surveillance drone was shot down by Iran.  &#...
22:14 2019-06-20

Iran's Zarif says U.S. should respect Iran if it wants to negotiate: TV Iran will never succumb to U.S. pressure and if Washington wants talks with Tehran it should show respect, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said...
09:28 2019-07-01

Iran is not looking for war with any country: Iran army chief Iran is not looking for war with any country, Iranian army chief Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said on Monday, according to the semi-official Mehr...
08:56 2019-07-08

EU is preparing for more Venezuela sanctions The European Union is preparing to impose more sanctions on Venezuela targeting officials who are accused of being involved in torture and other huma...
15:14 2019-07-16

U.S. not looking at sanctions on Turkey right now: Trump The United States is not currently looking at sanctions on Turkey after its purchase of Russian air defense systems, U.S. President Donald Trump said...
20:56 2019-07-18

Tory leadership race: Michael Gove 'prepared to delay Brexit' until late 2020... as Sajid Javid refuses to rule out extension Tory leadership hopeful Michael Gove has told cabinet colleagues he is prepared to delay Brexit until the end of next year rather than leave without ...
17:56 2019-06-02

Ex-NFL star Kellen Winslow's rape trial: Witness refuses to look at 'rapist' in court Day 3 in the rape trial of former NFL tight end Kellen Winslow II featured a homeless woman accusing him of raping and choking her.   ...
06:00 2019-05-23

Turkey to retaliate against any US sanctions over S-400 deal Turkey's foreign minister says his country will retaliate against any possible U.S. sanctions over its deal with Russia for the purchase of the S-400...
13:28 2019-06-14

U.S. Sanctions Syrian Businessman Samer Foz, Others The Treasury Department sanctioned a top Syrian businessman and more than a dozen individuals and companies for their alleged financial support of Pr...
08:00 2019-06-12

HRW calls for sanctions on Nicaragua’s Ortega WASHINGTON (AP) — Human Rights Watch is calling on governments in the Americas and Europe to impose sanctions on Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega a...
15:42 2019-06-19

Facebook To Cut Off Huawei To Comply With US Sanctions Facebook said Friday it would cut off Huawei from its popular social networking apps to comply with US sanctions, further isolating the Chinese tech ...
05:42 2019-06-08

U.S. slaps sanctions on two former Venezuelan officials An ex-Venezuelan electricity minister and another former official at the country's electricity ministry on Thursday were placed under U.S. sanctions ...
00:28 2019-06-28

U.S. Sanctions Iranian Petrochemical Company The U.S. sanctioned one of Iran’s biggest petrochemical companies, hitting a top revenue earner as the Trump administration attempts to strong-arm Te...
08:14 2019-06-08

U.S. tightens Venezuela oil sanctions, indicates more actions to come The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday tightened its pressure on Venezuela's state-owned oil company by making clear that exports of diluents by in...
05:28 2019-06-07

Greek PM says may seek sanctions against Turkey in gas row Greece and Cyprus will push their EU partners to penalize Turkey, including the possible option of sanctions, if Ankara is verified to have started d...
21:56 2019-06-16

Iranians say their ‘bones breaking’ under US sanctions TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — In Iran it’s the average person who feels it the most as the U.S. piles sanction after sanction on the country — the lack o...
08:42 2019-06-24

Crude Oil Prices & the Sanctions Effect: It's Not What You Think In October 2018, Iran sanctions led some forecasters to predict crude oil prices of "$200 per barrel." In fact, prices soon FELL by 42 percent. See h...
14:32 2019-05-21

Huawei sanctions: Who gets hurt in dispute? Trump administration sanctions against Huawei have begun to bite even though their dimensions remain unclear.        ...
15:42 2019-05-21

Lebanon PM: US sanctions won't affect government Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri said on Wednesday that U.S. sanctions targeting Hezbollah MPs moved in a "new direction" from existing measure...
16:42 2019-07-10

US Tech Firms to Take Hit From Huawei Sanctions The tough sanctions imposed on Huawei by President Donald Trump could deal a blow to the many US firms that make up the Chinese tech giant's supply c...
14:38 2019-05-21

How Huawei Might Handle the Latest US Sanctions The Trump administration barred US companies from doing business with Huawei, forcing the Chinese firm to find new chips and software for its product...
02:56 2019-05-22

Turkey: EU sanctions over gas drilling ‘worthless’ Turkey has downplayed as “worthless” an initial set of sanctions approved by the European Union against Ankara and vowed to reinforce its efforts to ...
15:14 2019-07-16

'You don't exist to me': Mariah Carey refuses FaceApp aging challenge In classic Mariah Carey fashion, the pop diva said she refuses to acknowledge viral existence of FaceApp, which makes users look old.   &#...
23:56 2019-07-18

Home Depot is charging into Target's home-decor territory, but the home-improvement retailer refuses to copy one of its winning strategies (HD, TGT) ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images Home Depot is ramping up its home decor offerings. Business Insider spoke with merchandising EVP Ted Decker and mercha...
23:14 2019-07-03

U.S. places sanctions on Maduro’s son, Nicolasito, says he is ‘complicit’ Maduro's son has been involved in propaganda and censorship, has profited from Venezuelan mines, and helped pressure the military to keep humanitaria...
03:28 2019-06-29

Hezbollah: New sanctions widen U.S. assault on Lebanon Lebanon's Hezbollah said on Thursday that new U.S. sanctions against three of its officials, including two MPs, have widened Washington's assault on ...
16:56 2019-07-11

Erdogan says Trump can waive sanctions on Turkey U.S. President Donald Trump has the authority to waive sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of Russian air defense systems and should find a "middle ...
22:42 2019-07-14

The Latest: Hezbollah official says US sanctions spiteful Hezbollah lawmaker says U.S. sanctions targeting two of the group’s members in the Lebanese parliament are spiteful and won’t force a change in their...
17:42 2019-07-11

Turkey says would retaliate against U.S. sanctions over Russian S-400s Turkey will "take reciprocal steps" if the United States imposes sanctions over the purchase of Russian S-400 defense systems, Turkish Foreign Minist...
09:56 2019-06-14

Here’s How North Korea Gets Luxury Goods Despite Sanctions A new report which maps out how North Korea obtains luxury goods says that the country obtains the items through sophisticated networks, despite sanc...
16:14 2019-07-17

U.S. sanctions on Hezbollah are an 'assault' on Lebanon: Berri New U.S. sanctions against Hezbollah, including two Lebanese lawmakers, amount to an assault on the country and its parliament, Speaker Nabih Berri s...
12:14 2019-07-10

U.S. Sanctions Iraqi Militia Leaders, Former Governors The U.S. Treasury Department sanctioned two Iraqi militia leaders and two former Iraqi governors in separate cases for alleged human-rights abuses an...
00:00 2019-07-19

A First: US Puts Hezbollah Lawmakers On Sanctions Blacklist The US Treasury placed two Hezbollah members of Lebanon's parliament on its sanctions blacklist on Tuesday -- the first time Washington has taken aim...
03:42 2019-07-10

EU leaders prolong economic sanctions against Russia BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have agreed to prolong economic sanctions against Russia for another six months over its continued destabiliza...
22:56 2019-06-20

U.S. announces new sanctions on Iranian petrochemical company The U.S. Treasury on Friday announced new sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical company and its subsidiaries over its financial support to the Is...
23:28 2019-06-07

EU readies sanctions on Venezuelan security officials The European Union is preparing new sanctions against Venezuelan security forces involved in human rights violations, the bloc's foreign policy chief...
22:56 2019-07-16

New North Korea sanctions would tell Chinese banks: It's us or them A new round of sanctions targeting North Korea would force Chinese banks to choose between doing business with the United States and doing business w...
06:14 2019-06-28