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U.S. does not respect international law, atmosphere not right for talks: Iran’s U.N. envoy

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Iran’s United Nations ambassador accused the United States on Monday of showing no respect for international law by imposing new sanctions on Iran, describing tensions between the pair as “really dangerous” and not the right atmosphere for talks. Iranian Ambassador to the United Nations Majid Takht-Ravanchi …

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‘Slightly illusory’: Low expectations for US-led Bahrain workshop | Israeli–Palestinian conflict News

As officials and businessmen from the United States, Israel and several Arab states head to Bahrain for a US-led economic workshop on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, expectations for constructive outcomes are low. The two-day conference, which begins on Tuesday and will see White House senior adviser Jared Kushner present the economic …

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Pompeo discusses ensuring stability of energy markets with Saudi king and crown prince

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman at Al Salam Palace in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia June 24, 2019. Jacquelyn Martin/Pool via REUTERS RIYADH (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held discussions on Monday with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin …

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Woman, three children found dead near US-Mexico border in Texas | US-Mexico border News

US Border Patrol agents have discovered the bodies of four people, including three children, within a wildlife management area near the US-Mexico border in south Texas, according to a sheriff. Eddie Guerra, Hidalgo county sheriff, told the McAllen Monitor newspaper that the dead appeared to be two infants, a toddler …

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Iran’s Zarif says ‘B-Team’ wants war, not diplomacy, with Tehran

FILE PHOTO: Iranian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during a news conference in Baghdad, Iraq, May 26, 2019. REUTERS/Khalid Al-Mousily/File Photo (Reuters) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in a tweet after U.S. imposed new sanctions on Tehran, said on Monday hawkish politicians close to U.S. President Donald …

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