Category: Middle East Online

Middle East Online

Iraq’s former PM Abadi looking for comeback

Iraqi ex-prime minister Haider al-Abadi may be eyeing a sequel to his turbulent … Read More

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New Kurdish PM says the priority is stronger Baghdad ties

Two years after a failed independence bid plunged Iraq’s Kurdistan … Read More



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Iraq launches battle against IS for Syria border desert

Iraq’s military announced a new operation Sunday in an attempt to … Read More

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Iranian tanker crew interviewed as witnesses in Gibraltar

The crew on a giant Iranian oil tanker detained in Gibraltar are … Read More



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Oil supertanker bound for Syria detained in Gibraltar

Gibraltar said on Thursday it had detained the supertanker Grace 1 on … Read More

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Defiant Iran to exceed uranium enrichment limit

President Hassan Rouhani said Iran will exceed on Sunday the uranium enrichment limit … Read More



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Russia plays role in shaping OPEC policies

When Vladimir Putin announced at the weekend that OPEC would extend oil production … Read More

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Iraq sets up a mechanism to buy Iranian gas

Iraq is establishing a financial “loophole” to continue buying vital gas … Read More



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Macron warns Iran against further uranium enrichment

French President Emmanuel Macron called on Iran Tuesday to “immediately” reduce its enriched … Read More

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China disapproves of Iran’s uranium limit shun

China said Tuesday it regrets Iran’s decision to exceed a limit on enriched … Read More



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Iran welcomes EU bypass of US sanctions, but not enough

The mechanism set up by European powers to help Iran … Read More

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Trump says Saudi crown prince doing ‘spectacular job’

US President Donald Trump praised Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman … Read More



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Turkey committed to missile deal, Trump says sanctions possible

Turkey said on Saturday there was no setback in its plan … Read More

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Trump says ‘no rush’ to resolve US-Iran tensions

There is “no rush” to resolve tensions between the United States and … Read More



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Iran nuclear deal unraveling before Europe’s eyes

The 2015 Iranian nuclear deal, hailed at the time as a historic boost … Read More