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DIPLOMACY

Lebanese businessmen to invest Armenia’s economy

Lebanese businessmen are showing increased signs of interest in investing Armenia’s construction, agriculture and energy sectors. Building on the previous visit by Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun to Armenia in February 2018 and Armenia’s Prime Minister...
Iran, Iranian, China, Chinese, cooperation, economic, trade, ties,

Cooperation with Iran will continue: China

Cooperation and relations with Iran will continue, said China’s state news agency Xinhua citing a statement from Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi. The stance is diametrically opposite to the Trump Administration’s diplomatic approach with Iran,...
Syria, stabilize, war, rebuild, U.S., funding, foreign policy, donations, rebuild syria,

Rebuild Syria efforts garner $300 million

In order to rebuild Syria, U.S. President Donald Trump has demanded that allies contribute to the cost of the war effort, including stabilizing and rebuilding parts of Syria that have been retaken from the...
Iran, France, U.S., United States, Washington, beef, cattle, exports, sanctions,

Cattle exports from Normandy to Iran comes to a grind

The export of cattle from Normandy to Iran has come to a standstill thanks to U.S. sanctions on Iran. According to a Senator from France, Washington’s economic policy is taking a toll on its...

Natural gas and crude to dominate Turkey-Iran ties

Natural gas continues to play a significant role in Turkey-Iran relations despite threats from U.S. President Donald Trump that it will not allow any country to do business with America if it continues to...

Turkey U.S. relations hit road bump following diplomatic spat

As per a source, the newly appointed deputy foreign ministry of Turkey, Sedat Onal, is set to lead a delegation to the United States in order to discuss tensions between the NATO allies. Turkey-U.S. relations...
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Saudi Arabia freezes trade relations with Canada

Saudi Arabia has frozen its trade relations and investments with Canada following the latter’s call to release Samar Badawi, an anti-government activist from prison. The Kingdom has also declared the Canadian ambassador to Riyadh...
Iran, Rial, economic difficulties, economy, U.S., sanctions,

Depreciation of the Rial will be eased: Iran’s central bank

The Iranian Rial has halved its value since April 2018. In a bid to place a plank under its bottom especially since U.S. sanctions are likely to be imposed sometime this week, Iranian state...

Economic difficulties puts Iranian President under pressure to perform

Facing increasing economic difficulties, Iran’s lawmakers have given President Hassan Rouhani one month to appear before the parliament in order to answer queries on his government’s handling, reported Iran’s state media. The development marks the...
Qatar, blockade, UAE, families, property, students, lives,

ICJ rules – UAE-led blockade violates Qataris’ rights

The economic blockade imposed by the United Arab Emirates and its allies against Qatar amounts to racial discrimination. This was what the United Nations' top court pronounced in its provisional ruling in what is...