Yemen’s Houthis launch drone attacks on Saudi’s Abha airport: military spokesman

CAIRO (Reuters) – Yemen’s Houthis launched two drone attacks on Saudi Arabia’s Abha airport, Al Masirah TV quoted the group’s military spokesman as saying on Thursday. There was no... Read more »

U.S. Pressure Is Weakening Iran's Regime

We look forward to the day we can help bring the Iranians and their neighbors the peace and prosperity they deserve, writes Michael R. Pompeo. Source Real Clear Politics Read more »

PRESS DIGEST-New York Times business news – Aug 5

Aug 5 (Reuters) – The following are the top stories on the New York Times business pages. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their... Read more »

Saudi energy minister says he discussed oil markets with Russian counterpart

FILE PHOTO: Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih speaks during the Saudi-India Forum in New Delhi, India, February 20, 2018. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis/File Photo CAIRO (Reuters) – Saudi energy minister Khalid... Read more »

Europe, U.S. Must Unite Against Iran’s Maritime Misadventures

(Bloomberg Opinion) — European nations, alarmed by Iran’s capture of a British oil tanker, are mounting a response to protect their commercial shipping in the Strait of Hormuz and... Read more »

India urges Iran to free all its crew after nine released

NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Iran has freed nine Indian crew members of a Panama-flagged tanker it seized this month, the Indian foreign ministry said on Saturday, and it appealed... Read more »

Lebanon secures release of American citizen from Syria

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Syrian authorities have released a U.S. citizen and he has been handed back to his family, thanks to the mediation of Lebanon, a Lebanese security official... Read more »

UPDATE 1-Brazil court orders Petrobras to refuel Iran grain vessels

(Adds comments from Petrobras, foreign minister, company source, details of ruling and context, bylines) By Lisandra Paraguassu and Rodrigo Viga Gaier BRASILIA/RIO DE JANEIRO, July 25 (Reuters) – Brazil’s... Read more »

U.N. nuclear watchdog chief Amano dies aged 72

FILE PHOTO: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director General Yukiya Amano addresses a news conference during a board of governors meeting at the IAEA headquarters in Vienna, Austria March... Read more »

Iran's Eye-for-an-Eye Strategy in the Gulf

The latest escalation between the United States and Iran is of a pattern with many of the Islamic Republic’s confrontations with regional and international adversaries since the 1979 revolution.... Read more »