U.S. sanctions on Iran violate international law: Mahathir

DOHA- The American sanctions imposed on Iran violate the United Nations charter and international law, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad told a conference in Qatar on Saturday. ‘’Malaysia does not support the reimposition of the unilateral sanctions by the US against Iran,’’ he told the Doha Forum, also attended by Qatar

Greece to expel Libyan ambassador over Turkey-Libya accord

ATHENS - Greece said on Friday it was expelling the Libyan ambassador, angered by an accord between Libya and Turkey signed on Nov. 27 that maps out a sea boundary between the two countries close to the Greek island of Crete. Libya called the move unacceptable. Turkey dismissed it as outrageous. Greek

Iran deal limps on as Europeans delay sanctions blow

VIENNA - European powers demanded at talks on Friday that Iran stop violating their nuclear deal, but stopped short of triggering a mechanism that could renew U.N. sanctions and kill the 2015 accord, officials said. The meeting came amid heightened friction between Iran and the West. Tehran has rolled back its

Turkey says Greek expulsion of Libyan envoy is ‘outrageous’

ISTANBUL - Turkey condemned on Friday a decision by Greece to expel the Libyan ambassador in response to an accord between Libya and Turkey that maps out a sea boundary between the two countries close to the Greek island of Crete. “Expelling an ambassador just because of the (agreement) that we

U.S. says Iran may have killed more than 1,000 in recent protests

WASHINGTON- Iranian security forces may have killed more than 1,000 people since protests over gasoline price hikes began in mid-November, U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said on Thursday, adding that many thousands were also wounded in the unrest. “As the truth is trickling out of Iran, it appears the

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