برچسب مطالب ‘monday’

EU fails to agree on new Iran sanctions

The European Union on Monday failed to agree on new sanctions against Iran, Reuters reported.

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Iran will respond to Israeli attack

Deputy Hezbollah leader Naim Qassem warned on Monday that Iran would respond to an air strike on a military base in Syria which was attributed to Israel and in which seven Iranian personnel were killed.

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Maldives unrest: Ex-President banned from election despite UN demands

THE MALDIVES rejected a demand by the UN Human Rights Committee on Monday that former president Mohamed Nasheed be allowed to stand for office, including in a presidential election later this year.

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Iran condemned strongly the air strike by the Israel

Iran on Monday accused Israel of “flagrant” aggression in Syria after an air strike hit a base in Homs.

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Iran condemned strongly the air strike by the Israel

Iran on Monday accused Israel of “flagrant” aggression in Syria after an air strike hit a base in Homs.

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Putin warns of provocation, speculation on alleged chemical attack in Syria

President Vladimir Putin said Monday that Russia will not accept “provocation and speculation” around the latest suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria.

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Oil prices firm, but trade dispute and Syria keep market on edge

Oil markets stabilized on Monday after slumping around 2 percent last Friday on concerns over an intensifying trade dispute between the United States and China, as well as increased U.S. drilling activity.

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U.N. to hold dual meetings about alleged chemical attack in Syria

The U.N. Security Council is set to hold two emergency meetings Monday about Syria following the apparent deadly chemical weapons attack Saturday: One meeting was called by the U.S. and eight other members of the Council to hold those accountable and to demand an investigation and access to victims; the second meeting was called by Russia on threats to international peace and security, presumably to set a course to deflect international condemnation.

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Syrian State Media Has Reported an Attack on an Air Base in Homs, Says Eight Missiles Were Shot Down

Missiles struck an air base in central Syria early Monday, its state-run news agency reported. Although the agency said it was likely “an American aggression,” U.S.

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Japanese ministry proposed cover story on land sale at heart of scandal – official

Japan’s Finance Ministry proposed crafting a cover story with a school operator at the heart of a political scandal to justify a discount in the price of public land sold to the school, a ministry official said on Monday.

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Russia expects deal with major rebel group in Syria’s Ghouta

Russia’s military said Monday it expects to reach an agreement with a major Syrian rebel group to arrange its exit from the last rebel-held town in eastern Ghouta in another key victory for President Bashar Assad’s forces as they push to gain control of the region on the edge of Damascus.

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Barclays: Iran Could Find Other Buyers For Its Oil If Sanctions Tighten

Iran could do a lot of different things to kind of skirt possible tighter sanctions on its oil sector, such as sending oil to different places, Michael Cohen, head of energy commodities research at Barclays, told Bloomberg on Monday.

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UAE spent $ 2.5 million to demonise Qatar in the US

طOn Monday, Associated Press reported that US businessman Elliott Broidy received millions of dollars from George Nader, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s adviser.

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U.S. to add citizenship question in 2020 Census – Commerce Dept.

A question about citizenship status will be reinstated on the 2020 Census to help enforce the Voting Rights Act, federal officials said on Monday, amid concerns that the change will compromise the accuracy of the population count.

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UAE says Qatari fighter jets intercept civilian aircraft

Two Qatari fighter jets flew dangerously close to two civilian aircraft from the United Arab Emirates while they were in Bahraini airspace on Monday, the UAE’s state news agency WAM quoted its civil aviation authority as saying.

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AP Interview: UN food agency boss warns of migrant crisis

The collapse of the Islamic State group’s self-described caliphate in Syria and Iraq has led to extremists mounting a recruitment drive in sub-Sahara Africa that threatens to trigger a new European migrant crisis, the head of the United Nations food agency said Monday.

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