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EU and US Increasingly Divided Over Iran Nuclear Deal

Washington D.C. (MEE) – A rift between the Trump administration and the EU, over whether to stick to the Iran nuclear agreement, has deepened. The European Union’s foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said on Wednesday that all parties to the landmark 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers were complying with the agreement. However, […]

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Iran, Germany Discuss Closer Cooperation in Rail, Sea Transport

Tehran (TNA) – High-ranking officials from Iran and Germany held talks on ways to boost cooperation between the two countries in various fields, including rail and sea transport. Iran’s Minister of Road and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi, who is on an official visit to Germany, attended meetings of the joint working groups of the two countries on […]

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Netanyahu’s Lawyer Could Have Received Cut in Defense Deal

Tel Aviv (MEM) – A state witness has told investigators that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s lawyer would have been paid $9 million if he ensured a submarine defence deal went ahead. David Shimron, who is also Netanyahu’s cousin, is suspected of lobbying defence officials whilst also standing to personally profit from the deal, according to the Times of […]

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Turkey: German Arms Sales Frozen; Travel Warning Issued for German Citizens

Berlin (AHT) – Germany has frozen all arms deliveries to Turkey, the Bild newspaper reported on July 21, amid a row between the NATO partners that has sharply worsened since the arrest of several rights activists in Istanbul, according the Turkish Newspaper Hurriyet Daily News. Berlin stepped up its travel advisory for Turkey on July 20 and warned it would review […]

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Trump’s Missteps Cause China and Germany to Forge Stronger Economic Ties

Berlin (GPA) – US President Donald Trump’s increasingly protectionist trade policy is paving the way for a “new phase” in global relations according to Chinese President Xi Jinping. This morning a meeting to place between President Xi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the opening of a garden in the Berlin Zoo. Despite the unique setting, the […]

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Germany: Protesters Demand G-20 Address Humanitarian, Environmental Concerns

Hamburg (TeleSUR) – Protests ensue combating social and environmental issues in Hamburg preceding G-20 meeting with world leaders. Activist groups lead thousands in protests in the German city of Hamburg preceding the July G-20 meeting to demand world leaders confront growing humanitarian and environmental issues. Almost 100,000 demonstrators are expected to march through the peaceful city of Hamburg […]

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Merkel Is Angry with America over Russia Sanctions but Will Do Nothing

Berlin (SCF) – The tenure of Angela Merkel as Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany has been a disaster for her country and for Europe. That’s why it’s a refreshing change finally to have an issue where it is possible to agree with her. Merkel, along with other voices in Germany and Austria, has denounced a bill […]

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ISIS Fighters Hijack Fuel Trucks in Libya

ISIS IN ACTION On 14 May, three fuel trucks were seized by ISIS fighters on the road from Abu Grien to Jufra, the same road where the ISIS attack on Misratan fighters took place on 7 May. The hijacking took place near the Great Man Made River crossing at Wadi Bey, south west of Sirte, […]

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Merkel Calls for End to Saudi Airstrikes in Yemen

Berlin (Tasnim) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for an end to Saudi Arabian airstrikes in Yemen, during a visit to the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah on Sunday.  “We do not believe that there can be a military solution to this conflict,” Merkel said, expressing support for the UN-led attempt to find a diplomatic solution. […]

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Turkey, NATO: Getting Closer to Divorce

Ankara, Turkey (SCF) Turkey has been a NATO ally since 1952, and US aircraft have used Incirlik Air Base in the south during the operations in Afghanistan and Iraq. The base is home to a stockpile of US tactical nuclear weapons. A perusal of media reports leads to the conclusion that Turkey and NATO are heading […]

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