March 20 (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Russia's siege of the port city of Mariupol was "a terror that will be remembered for centuries to come". read more
Iran Envoy Drops Appeal To Jail In Belgium, No Prisoner Swap Seen
Reuters- An Iranian diplomat sentenced to 20 years in prison for planning a bomb attack in France has dropped an appeal in Belgium and will serve his sentence, his representative said on Wednesday.
Islamic Republic Arrested French Tourist Nine Months Ago
DUBAI, Feb 24 (Reuters) - The Islamic Republic has detained a French tourist in Iran for nine months and his lawyers have been denied access to him, one of the lawyers, Saeid Dehghan, told Reuters on Wednesday.
Trump Seeks Return To Spotlight With Address To Conservative Meeting
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Donald Trump will seek to return to the political spotlight in an address to a major meeting of conservatives, a source familiar with his plans said on Saturday, as the Republican plots his post-White House moves.
Iranian Nuclear Scientist Killed By One-Ton Automated Gun In Israeli Hit: Jewish Chronicle
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Iranian nuclear scientist assassinated near Tehran in November was killed by a one-ton gun smuggled into Iran in pieces by the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad, according to a report by The Jewish Chronicle on Wednesday.
In First For Europe, Iran Envoy Faces Sentencing Over Bomb Plot
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - An Iranian diplomat accused of planning to bomb a meeting of an exiled opposition group is to be sentenced on Thursday in the first trial of an Iranian official for suspected terrorism in the European Union since Iran’s 1979 revolution.
Iran Says Has 2 Cascades Of 348 Advanced Centrifuges At Natanz Nuclear Site
DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has now two cascades of advanced centrifuges with almost four times the enrichment capacity of earlier ones running at its Natanz nuclear site, its envoy to the U.N. atomic watchdog said on Tuesday.
Iran MP Says Unfreezing Funds May Help Release Of South Korean Ship
(Reuters) - A move by South Korea towards releasing $7 billion in frozen Iranian funds may help spur Iran's judiciary to resolve the seizure of a Korean ship being held for alleged environmental pollution, a senior Iranian lawmaker said on Friday.
Biden Administration Temporarily Holds Some U.S. Weapons Exports: Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Joe Biden’s administration has temporarily paused some pending arms sales to U.S. allies in order to review them, a U.S. State Department official said on Wednesday.
Trump Pardons Ax-Aide Bannon But Not Himself Or Family
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump granted clemency to former White House aide Steve Bannon as part of a wave of pardons and commutations issued in his final hours in office, but did not pardon himself, members of his family or lawyer Rudy Giuliani.