Iran imposes sanctions on former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, several others

Iran said on Saturday it had imposed sanctions on 61 more Americans, including former secretary of state Mike Pompeo, for backing an Iranian dissident group, as months of talks to revive a 2015 nuclear deal are at an impasse. Others blacklisted by Iran’s Foreign Ministry for voicing support for the exiled dissident group Mujahideen-e-Khalq (MEK)… Read More Iran imposes sanctions on former U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, several others

North Macedonian lawmakers approve deal to end dispute with Bulgaria

Lawmakers in North Macedonia on Saturday passed a French-brokered deal aimed at settling a dispute with Bulgaria and clearing the way to long-due European Union membership talks. With 68 votes, the 120-seat parliament voted in favour of the agreement. Opposition lawmakers did not participate in the vote and left the room. “Today we are opening… Read More North Macedonian lawmakers approve deal to end dispute with Bulgaria

U.S. President Joe Biden says he confronted Saudi’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Friday he told Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman he held him responsible for the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi, shortly after exchanging a fist bump with the kingdom’s de facto ruler. On a trip to reset relations with a country he had called a pariah… Read More U.S. President Joe Biden says he confronted Saudi’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi

U.S., Saudi Arabia agree to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons

The United states and Saudi Arabia agreed on the importance of stopping Iran from “acquiring a nuclear weapon”, during a visit by U.S. President Joe Biden, a joint statement carried by the Saudi state news agency (SPA) said. The statement said Biden also affirmed the United States’ continued commitment to supporting “Saudi Arabia’s security and… Read More U.S., Saudi Arabia agree to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons