ANKARA A U.S. delegation of Treasury and State Department officials will meet Turkish authorities on Friday to discuss sanctions targeting Iran, an official from Turkey's foreign ministry said.
PARIS France's envoy for Yemen met the leaders of the Iran-aligned Houthis in the Yemeni capital on Wednesday as part of Paris's efforts to help alleviate the humanitarian crisis in the country, diplomatic and aid sources said.
DUBAI The Iranian-aligned Houthi movement in Yemen said it had attacked a Saudi Aramco refinery in Riyadh on Wednesday using a drone, but the oil company said a limited fire at the plant was due to "an operational incident".
Iran has built a factory that can produce rotors for up to 60 centrifuges a day, the head of its atomic agency said on Wednesday, upping the stakes in a confrontation with Washington over the Islamic Republic's nuclear work.
AMMAN Syrian rebels and Iranian-backed negotiators have reached a deal to evacuate thousands of people from two rebel-besieged Shi'ite villages in northwestern Syria in return for the release of hundreds of detainees in state prisons, opposition sources said.
AMSTERDAM Iran has filed a lawsuit against the United States alleging that Washington's decision in May to impose sanctions after pulling out of a nuclear deal violates a 1955 treaty between the two countries, the International Court of Justice said on Tuesday.
LONDON Iran's oil exports could fall by as much as two-thirds by the end of the year because of new U.S. sanctions, putting oil markets under huge strain amid supply outages elsewhere in the world.
WASHINGTON The United States in certain cases will consider waivers for countries that need more time to wind down imports of oil from Iran as it seeks to avoid disrupting global oil markets while reimposing sanctions against Tehran, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said.
BEIRUT Lebanese President Michel Aoun said on Monday the U.S. withdrawal from world powers' 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran would have negative consequences for Middle East stability.
DUBAI Iran's oil minister told his Saudi Arabian counterpart that last month's OPEC supply pact does not give member countries the right to raise oil production above their targets, according to a letter reported by Iran's news agency Shana.
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