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France says G7 mostly agreed except on Iran, Israel-Palestine issue

DINARD (FRANCE) Foreign ministers of the Group of Seven nations broadly agreed on issues during a two-day meeting, but were unable to bridge differences on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and how to deal with Iran, France’s top diplomat said on Saturday. “Despite the crisp air of Dinard, we couldn’t overcome some …

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Blast kills at least three at Iran military shipyard: Report

DUBAI A submarine battery exploded in an Iranian military shipyward on Saturday, killing three workers, state broadcaster IRIB said. “Three Defence Ministry staff were martyred after a submarine battery exploded at the Shahid Darvishi shipyard in (the Gulf port of) Bandar Abbas…, which builds and repairs military ships and submarines,” …

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Iran Supreme Leader Khamenei urges Iraq PM to force out US troops ‘as soon as possible’

DUBAI Iran’s top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged Iraq on Saturday to demand U.S. troops leave “as soon as possible”, during a visit by Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi that showed off Tehran’s strong influence in Baghdad despite U.S. pressure. Iran and the United States have been competing for …

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Rouhani says Iran ready to expand gas, power trade with Iraq

DUBAI President Hassan Rouhani called on Saturday for Iran and neighboring Iraq to expand their gas and electricity dealings and boost bilateral trade to $20 billion, state TV reported, despite difficulties caused by U.S. sanctions against Tehran. “The plans to export electricity and gas and hopefully oil continue and we …

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Clashes erupt as Greek police stop Syrian migrants from reaching border

DIAVATA (GREECE) Greek police fired teargas on Saturday as angry migrants hoping to travel to northern Europe hurled stones and bottles after being barred from reaching a nearby border crossing, witnesses said. Spurred by a false rumour about border openings that spread on social media, hundreds of migrants and refugees …

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US to declare Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as “terrorist group”: Report

WASHINGTON The United States will designate Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organization, an unprecedented move that would ramp up pressure on the elite force, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday. The newspaper, quoting unnamed officials, said President Donald Trump’s administration would announce the long-mulled decision as soon as Monday …

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Iran to blacklist US military if Washington designates Revolutionary Guards as “terrorists”

DUBAI Iran may put the U.S. military on its terror list if Washington designates the Iranian elite Revolutionary Guards as terrorists, a senior Iranian lawmaker said on Saturday. The United States is expected to designate the Revolutionary Guards a foreign terrorist organization, three U.S. officials told Reuters, marking the first …

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