Iran’s Revolutionary Guards issue warning as protests over woman’s death spread

Register now for free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register The Revolutionary Guards warned of unrest Reports of security forces being attacked A Kurdish woman did after being detained by moral police The Iranian government has promised to investigate her death DUBAI, Sept 22 (Reuters) – Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards called on the Islamic Republic’s judiciary … Read more

Five killed in Iran during protests over death in custody – rights group

The Kurdish woman was detained by Iran’s morality police last week The police denied any wrongdoing, saying that Mahsa Amini fell ill The US says Amini died of injuries sustained in custody Leading Iraqi Kurd sends condolences to family DUBAI, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Five people were killed in Iran’s Kurdish region on Monday when … Read more

German tourist detained in Iran – Berlin

BERLIN, Aug 27 (Reuters) – A German tourist has been detained in Iran, the German Foreign Ministry said on Saturday, declining to give further details beyond saying the man was receiving consular assistance. Iran’s Interior Ministry was not immediately available to comment on the arrest. A string of foreigners and dual nationals have been arrested … Read more

Saudi PIF buys shares in Alphabet, Zoom and Microsoft in U.S. shopping spree

DUBAI, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund (PIF) has bought shares in Alphabet. (GOOGL.O)Zoom video (MO OF) and Microsoft (MSFT.O) As part of a broader selection of U.S. stocks, the market value of the sovereign wealth fund’s investment portfolio at the end of the second quarter was about $40.8 billion. PIF acquired … Read more

Iran responds to EU nuclear text, seeks U.S. flexibility

DUBAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Iran on Monday responded to the European Union’s “final” draft text to save the 2015 nuclear deal, an EU official said, as Iran’s foreign minister urged the United States to show flexibility in scrapping the remaining three. problem After 16 months of tense, indirect US-Iranian talks, including shuttling between EU … Read more

U.S. adversaries could exploit former Afghan commandos, Republican report says

WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Former Afghan security personnel with sensitive knowledge of U.S. operations left behind by U.S. deportation operations are vulnerable to recruitment or coercion by Russia, China and Iran, Republican lawmakers said on Sunday, with President Joe Biden’s administration prioritizing their removal. failed. “This is particularly true given reports that some former … Read more

Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Holding invests in Russian energy companies

Aug 14 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s state holdings (4280.SE) Invested in Russian energy group Gazprom (GAZP.MM)Rosneft (ROSN.MM) and Lukoil (LKOH.MM) Between February 22 and March 22, Twitter said on Sunday. Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, several Western nations have imposed sanctions on Russian energy companies and their executives. The Kingdom Holding investment … Read more

Taliban cleric killed in blast in Kabul – officials

KABUL/PESHAWAR, Aug 11 (Reuters) – Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani, a prominent Taliban cleric, was killed at a seminary in Kabul on Thursday when an assailant detonated explosives hidden in a plastic prosthetic leg, officials and Taliban sources said. Bilal Karimi, a spokesman for the Taliban administration, said, “It is with great regret that the respected cleric … Read more

Sri Lanka’s ousted president seeking entry to Thailand after weeks in Singapore

More than eight months before the economic crisis and widespread protests prompted him to flee Sri Lanka, President Gotabaya Rajapaksa delivered his national statement at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, UK on November 1, 2021. By Andy Buchanan/Pool REUTERS/File photo Register now for free unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BANGKOK, Aug … Read more

Away from Gaza, Islamic Jihad digs in against Israel on West Bank

The arrests in Jenin sparked the Gaza conflict Islamic Jihad has a strong presence in the West Bank The movement targets young recruits, claiming the mantle of resistance JENIN, West Bank, Aug 9 (Reuters) – For masked gunmen in the Jenin refugee camp, Israel’s undeclared strike against Islamic Jihad in Gaza on Friday came as … Read more