Iran-US nuclear negotiations to resume ‘in the coming days’, say Iran FM and EU’s Borrell

  • DUBAI: Iran’s indirect talks with the US on reviving the 2015 nuclear pact will resume soon, the Iranian foreign minister said on Saturday amid a push by the EU’s top diplomat to break a months-long impasse. “We are prepared to resume talks in the coming days. What is important for Iran ...
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Mike Pence salutes Iranian resistance movement during visit to its HQ in Albania

  • CHICAGO: Former US Vice President Mike Pence visited the headquarters of Iran’s main opposition movement, in Tirana, Albania, on Thursday, where he paid tribute those who have been murdered by the Iranian regime and the continuing efforts of the resistance. He also condemned President Joe Bid...
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Attacks in Sudan’s Darfur bring new surge in people fleeing their homes

  • KHARTOUM: Violence in western Sudan this month alone has displaced more than 84,000 people, doubling the number of those driven from their homes so far this year, according to UN reports. The numbers are the highest since January 2021. Last year, at least 440,500 were displaced, five tim...
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Wildfire rages on Turkish coast where officials warned of vulnerabilities

  • ISTANBUL: Firefighters were tackling a wildfire for a third day on Friday in southwest Turkey, where municipal officials have warned that national authorities are unprepared even after last year’s devastating fires revealed a lack of planes and personnel. Scenes of burning woodland near the Ae...
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UN to hold new talks between Libya rivals

  • TRIPOLI: The United Nations said Thursday it will broker new talks between rival institutions from war-torn Libya next week to try to break a deadlock on the rules for long-awaited elections. “(Parliament speaker) Aguila Saleh and President of the High Council of State Khaled Al-Mis...
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Tripoli factions on edge as Libya stalemate festers

  • TRIPOLI: A sudden shootout between factions in the Libyan capital this month provided a vivid demonstration of how a political stalemate could trigger fighting between rival groups and end two years of comparative peace. Much of Libya has for years been dominated by armed forces that con...
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Egypt planning new investments with Qatar, says minister

  • CAIRO: Egypt and Qatar are holding talks to expand investments in new areas and increase their volume, especially in the energy sector, said Egyptian Minister of Trade and Industry Nevin Gamea. During her participation in the Qatar Economic Forum in Doha, Gamea said: “During my current visit ...
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Saudi-Jordanian cooperation ‘a role model’ for the entire Middle East

  • AMMAN: Saudi Arabia’s longstanding relationship with Jordan is a tale of the two kingdoms becoming a “role model” for regional and pan-Arab cooperation, that is expected to be strengthened with several new initiatives on the political and economic fronts, according to experts. Ahead of Crown ...
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Egypt and Saudi Arabia stress importance of upcoming Arab-American Summit in Riyadh

  • CAIRO: Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman have stressed the importance of the upcoming Arab-American Summit in Riyadh. Their remarks came during a meeting between the president, the crown prince, Egypt’s deputy prime minister, and its defense min...
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UN says Libya’s rivals fail to reach deal in election talks

  • CAIRO: Rival Libyan factions failed to reach an agreement after wrapping up a third round of UN-mediated talks in Egypt, the United Nations said Monday, further complicating international efforts to find a way out of the country’s decade-old chaos. According to the UN special adviser on Libya,...
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