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War risk insurance soars for Middle East tankers after attacks in Gulf of Oman

Oil tanker owners face spiraling insurance costs to load cargoes from the world’s largest crude-export region after the latest round of attacks on vessels.

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US Defense Secretary unveils plans to phase Turkey out of F-35 program

The acting head of the Pentagon has sent a letter to a Turkish defense minister, detailing the US plan to exclude Ankara from the F-35 stealth fighter jet program over its acquisition of the Russian S-400 air defense systems.

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Deal of the century a betrayal of the Muslim world – Ayatollah Khamenei

As a principled policy, the Islamic Republic has, from the very first days of its establishment, supported the Palestinian resistance against the Israelis. Now that the US is trying to advance the so-called “deal of the century” to the detriment of the Palestinians, Iran reiterates its opposition to any breach of the rights of the Palestinian nation.

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Swedish Assange hearing to decide on extradition request

A Swedish court will hear arguments on Monday to decide whether prosecutors can proceed to request Julian Assange’s extradition from the UK, after a 2010 rape probe was re-opened in May.

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Migrants force entry in Spain’s Melilla exclave

Around a hundred migrants on Sunday tried to climb the fence that separates Morocco from the Spanish exclave of Melilla.

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What you need to know about Iran’s latest decision on the nuclear deal

After one year of patience in face of Washington’s unilateral withdrawal from the nuclear deal and its hostile policy of maximizing pressures on the Islamic Republic, Iran has officially announced it would reduce some of its commitments under the deal. Iranian officials emphasize that this doesn’t main Iran’s withdrawal from the JCPOA.

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Disaster strikes twice: 160,000 at risk as floods follow Cyclone Kenneth

A second disaster has unfolded in northern Mozambique in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth as raging flood waters killed one person and began to cut off the region’s main city from the outside world.

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Leaving nuclear treaty, one of ‘many options’ after US sanctions – Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday said that withdrawing from the nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT) is one of the “many options” Tehran has to retaliate against re-imposition of US sanctions.

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Death toll rises to 359 in Sri Lanka bombings, more arrested

The death toll from the Easter suicide bombings in Sri Lanka rose to 359 and more suspects have been arrested, police said Wednesday.

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Philippines earthquake: Death toll rises to 9

The death toll from the 6.1 magnitude earthquake that struck the Philippines’ Luzon Island on Monday (local time) has risen to nine.

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India politician killed with four others in central bomb attack

Five people, including a local politician from the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), were killed in a bomb attack in central India yesterday, according to police.

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Iran Orders New Evacuations As Deadly Floods Worsen

Iranian authorities have ordered the evacuation of more towns and villages threatened by floods, as the official death toll from the flooding reached 70.

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France says ‘Non!’ to Brextension deal

France on Friday maintained its tough stance on Britain’s revised exit from the European Union after the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, asked for a 10 week extension to the 12 April departure.

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Crude Games: Why US Attempt to Flood Oil Market to Hurt Iran Will Backfire

Last week, the Department of Energy announced plans to sell off up to 6 million barrels of crude stocks from the US’ Strategic Petroleum Reserve, with deliveries expected to take place between April and May, just as Washington’s ‘temporary waivers’ on Iranian oil to major importers, including China, India and Japan, are expected to expire.

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Italy plans to join China’s Belt and Road Initiative – Financial Times

Italy plans to sign a memorandum of understanding to become a part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) by the end of March, a move which has drawn critical reaction from the United States, the Financial Times reported on Tuesday.

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