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US extends waiver for Iraq to import energy from Iran

The US administration extended its sanction waiver for Iraq to import energy from Iran for three more months, an Iraqi official said Saturday.

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US extends waiver for Iraq to import energy from Iran

The US administration extended its sanction waiver for Iraq to import energy from Iran for three more months, an Iraqi official said Saturday.

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Chabahar port project won’t be impacted by sanctions on Iran: US

The Chabahar port project, being developed by India in Iran, will not be impacted by US President Donald Trump’s decision not to renew exemptions that let eight countries including India to buy Iranian oil without facing American sanctions, a State Department official said.

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EU says Poland cannot build Baltic canal without approval

Poland should refrain from building a canal on its Baltic coast before it gets approval from European Commission, an EU official said, after Warsaw failed to assuage the bloc’s concerns about the project during talks in Brussels on Friday.

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China Invites Foreign Diplomats, Agencies to Visit Xinjiang Training Centres

China’s Foreign Ministry extended its invitation to “any party who abides by China’s laws and regulations and does not interfere with its internal affairs,” as a Xinjiang official said Monday that diplomats from 12 countries visited vocational training centres in Xinjiang upon China’s invitation.

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No one wants to be Trump’s chief of staff

President Donald Trump abruptly tapped Mick Mulvaney, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, to become his next White House chief of staff after growing frustrated that none of his top candidates would accept the position, a senior White House official said in a Washington Post report on Friday.

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Yemen’s conflict shuts a third of schools: UNICEF

The conflict in Yemen has forced over a third of all schools there to close, with 15 located on the frontline and others badly damaged or being used as shelters for displaced families, a UNICEF official said.

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Donald Trump cancels $25M in aid for Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals

U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered that $25 million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid, a State Department official said on Saturday.

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Afghan policeman launched attack that killed American soldier, US official says

An attack on U.S. troops in Afghanistan that killed one American was carried out by a member of the Afghan national police who is now in Afghan government custody, a U.S. official said Tuesday.

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Iran Maintains Presence in Syria

Iran will maintain its military presence in Syria despite U.S. pressure for its withdrawal, a senior Iranian official said on Tuesday, revealing more details about a military cooperation deal that Tehran and Damascus signed this week.

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U.S. urging allies to halt Iran oil imports by Nov. 4

The U.S. administration is urging Japan and other allies to suspend all oil imports from Iran by Nov.

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IS claims responsibility for Afghanistan Eid car bomb that killed 26

car bomb killed at least 26 people at a gathering of Taliban and Afghan armed forces in the eastern city of Nangarhar on Saturday, an official said, as soldiers and militants celebrated an unprecedented Eid ceasefire.

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UN Says Assault on Yemeni Port Could Cost 250,000 Civilian Lives

A long-anticipated assault on Yemen’s port city of Hodeidah by the Saudi-led coalition could cost up to 250,000 lives, a senior U.N. humanitarian official said Friday.

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Koreas discussing possible non-aggression pledge, peace treaty talks ahead of North Korea-U.S. summit

North and South Korea are discussing a possible non-aggression pledge by the United States to the North and a start of peace treaty talks to address Pyongyang’s security concerns before a North Korea-U.S. summit, a senior South Korean official said on Sunday.

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South Korea, U.S. expected to hold summit in mid-May – South Korean official

South Korea and the United States are likely to hold a summit in mid-May, a South Korean presidential official said on Wednesday.

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