Exclusive: Iran escalates enrichment with adaptable machines at Fordow, IAEA reports

Exclusive: Iran escalates enrichment with adaptable machines at Fordow, IAEA reports

A number of new generation Iranian centrifugals are seen on display during Iran’s National Nuclear Energy Day in Tehran, Iran April 10, 2021. Iranian Presidency Office/WANA (West Asia News Agency)/Handout via REUTERS Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Move breaches 2015 deal as talks to revive it are stalled Iran had made … Read more

EXCLUSIVE United Arab Emirates set to run Kabul airport in deal with Taliban, sources say

EXCLUSIVE United Arab Emirates set to run Kabul airport in deal with Taliban, sources say

Members of the Taliban stand on the runway of the international airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, September 9, 2021. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS – THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY./File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register UAE set to beat rival joint Qatar-Turkey bid … Read more

US tightens sanctions on Iran, targets Chinese, Emirati firms over oil

US tightens sanctions on Iran, targets Chinese, Emirati firms over oil

WASHINGTON, July 6 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on a network of Chinese, Emirati and other companies that it accused of helping to deliver and sell Iranian petroleum and petrochemical products to East Asia, pressing Tehran as it seeks to revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. The US Treasury Department said … Read more

Israel says it will test bullet that killed reporter, Palestinians disagree

Israel says it will test bullet that killed reporter, Palestinians disagree

A Palestinian woman takes pictures at the scene where Al Jazeera reporter Shireen Abu Akleh was shot dead during an Israeli raid, in Jenin, in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Raneen Sawafta Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register JERUSALEM/RAMALLAH, West Bank, July 3 (Reuters) – Israel said on Sunday it … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Disney/Pixar’s ‘Lightyear,’ with same-sex couple, will not play in 14 countries; China in question

EXCLUSIVE Disney/Pixar's 'Lightyear,' with same-sex couple, will not play in 14 countries;  China in question

LOS ANGELES, June 13 (Reuters) – Walt Disney Co (DIS.N) has been unable to obtain permission to show its new Pixar movie “Lightyear” in 14 Middle Eastern and Asian countries, a source said on Monday, and the animated film appeared unlikely to open in China, the world’s largest movie market. A “Lightyear” producer told Reuters … Read more

IAEA warns of ‘fatal blow’ to nuclear deal as Iran removes its cameras

IAEA warns of 'fatal blow' to nuclear deal as Iran removes its cameras

Tehran had warned of retaliation at IAEA board resolution Iran now removing IAEA cameras installed under 2015 deal IAEA chief Grossi sees 3-4 week window of opportunity If that window is not seized, 2015 deal is dead, he says VIENNA, June 9 (Reuters) – Iran on Thursday dealt a near-fatal blow to chances of reviving … Read more

India tightens security after activists threaten attacks over anti-Muslim remarks

India tightens security after activists threaten attacks over anti-Muslim remarks

LUCKNOW, India, June 8 (Reuters) – India tightened public security on Wednesday after the circulation of a letter warning of Islamist militant attacks to avenge derogatory remarks about the Prophet Mohammad by an official of the ruling Hindu nationalist party. Several Indian media groups shared the June 6 letter attributed to al Qaeda’s branch in … Read more

UN nuclear watchdog urged to reject Iran, a US, European draft shows

UN nuclear watchdog urged to reject Iran, a US, European draft shows

The Iranian flag waves in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in Vienna, Austria May 23, 2021. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register IAEA reported scant progress with Iran on uranium traces Report came after three-month process to revive dialogue … Read more

Price protests turn political in Iran as rallies spread

Price protests turn political in Iran as rallies spread

DUBAI, May 15 (Reuters) – Spreading protests across Iran over a cut in state subsidies on food have turned political with slogans calling for top leaders to step down, according to posts on social media, and unconfirmed reports said at least four protesters were killed . Protests began in some cities last week sparked by … Read more

UAE President and pro-West modernize Khalifa dies

UAE President and pro-West modernize Khalifa dies

Khalifa has rarely been seen in public since 2014 Death not expected to change domestic, foreign policy De facto ruler MBZ expected to be chosen president Biden lauds Khalifa as a true partner of US ABU DHABI, May 13 (Reuters) – United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, a pro-Western moderniser who … Read more