US Soccer briefly removed emblem from Iran flag to show support for protesters

US Soccer briefly removed emblem from Iran flag to show support for protesters

AL RAYYAN, Qatar, Nov 27 (Reuters) – The United States Soccer Federation temporarily displayed Iran’s national flag on social media without the emblem of the Islamic Republic as a show of solidarity with protesters in Iran ahead of the two teams’ World Cup clash on Tuesday. A now-deleted graphic of the Group B standings posted … Read more

Niece of Iran’s Supreme Leader urges world to cut ties with Tehran -online video

Niece of Iran's Supreme Leader urges world to cut ties with Tehran -online video

DUBAI, Nov 27 (Reuters) – Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s niece, a well known rights activist, has called on foreign governments to cut all ties with Tehran over its violent crackdown on popular unrest kindled by the death in police custody of a young woman. A video of a statement by Farideh Moradkhani, an … Read more

Iran acknowledges drone shipments to Russia before Ukraine war

Iran acknowledges drone shipments to Russia before Ukraine war

Nov 5 (Reuters) – Iran acknowledged for the first time on Saturday that it had supplied Moscow with drones but said they were sent before the war in Ukraine, where Russia has used drones to target power stations and civilian infrastructure. Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian said a “small number” of drones had been supplied … Read more

U.S. targets Chinese, UAE firms in new Iran oil sanctions

U.S. targets Chinese, UAE firms in new Iran oil sanctions

Model of petrol pump is seen in front of US and Iran flag colors in this illustration taken March 25, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register WASHINGTON, Aug 2 (Reuters) – The United States on Monday imposed sanctions on Chinese and other firms it said helped to sell tens … Read more

Ukraine’s ports to reopen under deal to be signed Friday, Turkey says

Ukraine's ports to reopen under deal to be signed Friday, Turkey says

UN, Turkey worked to broker Ukraine-Russia grains export deal Hopeful sign global food crisis could be eased Ukraine’s Zelenskiy sees potential for battleground gains July 22 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine will sign a deal on Friday to reopen Ukraine’s Black Sea ports to grain exports, Turkey said, raising hopes that an international food crisis … Read more

Russia restarting major gas pipeline, expands Ukraine war goals

Russia restarting major gas pipeline, expands Ukraine war goals

Nord Stream pipeline restarts with reduced capacity Moscow says southern Ukraine is also in focus now US says any annexations would not go unchallenged US estimates 15,000 Russian forces killed in war so far July 21 (Reuters) – Russia is resuming supplies of gas via a major pipeline to Europe on Thursday, the pipeline operator … Read more

Putin forges ties with Iran’s supreme leader in Tehran talks

Putin forges ties with Iran's supreme leader in Tehran talks

Russian leader also meets Iranian president Raisi Discuss Ukraine grain exports with Turkey’s Erdogan Turkish threat of Syrian operation also in focus LONDON/DUBAI, July 19 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin had talks with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Iran on Tuesday, the Kremlin leader’s first trip outside the former Soviet Union since Moscow’s … Read more