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  • Militants in Lebanon seek to emulate Islamic State

    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The success of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria has emboldened like-minded militants in Lebanon who believe they can emulate it, the interior minister said, confirming the militant Sunni group had now appeared in Beirut for the first...
  • Russia hopeful of Iran nuclear deal despite 'difficult' talks

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Thursday talks between world powers and Iran were "extremely difficult" but Moscow still hoped a long-term deal to end the standoff over Tehran's nuclear program could be reached by July 20. Iran and the six powers -...
  • Hundreds of U.S. lawmakers seek role in Iran nuclear talks

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - More than three-quarters of the U.S. House of Representatives signed a letter sent to President Barack Obama Wednesday, insisting that lawmakers play a role in any decision to offer Iran long-term sanctions relief in connection with...
  • For specialists in Middle East affairs, no consensus on what the future holds

    WASHINGTON In a sign of the complexity of the crisis in Iraq, where Islamic radicals have declared a modern caliphate that stretches across century-old borders and politicians appear deadlocked on who should lead a new government in Baghdad, scholars who'...
  • Exclusive: Commerzbank may pay $600 million-$800 million to settle U.S. probe - sources

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Germany's second-biggest bank Commerzbank AG is expected to pay $600 million to $800 million to resolve investigations into its dealings with Iran and other countries under U.S. sanctions, sources familiar with the matter said. The...
  • India pays $550 million in oil dues to Iran: sources

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India paid a second instalment of $550 million in oil dues to Iran on Tuesday under an interim deal that has allowed Tehran access to $4.2 billion in blocked funds globally, two industry sources said. Asian buyers such as Japan...
  • EU says powers united on Iran after France suggests splits

    VIENNA (Reuters) - The six world powers negotiating with Iran over its nuclear programme are "completely united", an EU spokesman said on Wednesday, a day after France suggested there were differences between Russia and some of the others. The group of...
  • Iran says offers ways to ease impasse over underground nuclear plant

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Wednesday it had offered ways to address foreign concerns over its underground Fordow uranium enrichment plant, hinting at flexibility on a serious obstacle to a nuclear deal with big powers as a self-imposed July 20...
  • France says Russia, other powers have differences over Iran talks

    PARIS (Reuters) - France's foreign minister said on Tuesday "differences in approach" between Russia and some of the other five world powers negotiating with Iran over its nuclear programme had appeared in the past few days. Speaking to parliament's...
  • Worried who else might hear it, US weighs what advisers can tell Iraq

    WASHINGTON The United States finds itself confronting a delicate issue as it opens two joint operations centers in Iraq to help that nation's forces battle Sunni Muslim extremists who've seized much of the countryside: How much information can U.S....
  • Kerry, ministers may join struggling Iran nuclear talks: diplomats

    PRAGUE/PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other foreign ministers from the six powers negotiating with Iran on its nuclear program may travel to Vienna soon to join the talks, which have failed so far to produce a deal, diplomats...
  • Amid push for Iran nuclear deal, 2 sides maneuver to shift any blame

    Amid push for Iran nuclear deal, 2 sides maneuver to shift any blame
    Six world powers and Iran began a three-week push Wednesday to complete a deal aimed at stopping Tehran from building a nuclear bomb, but they also started positioning themselves to deflect blame if negotiations collapse. With the talks in Vienna...