DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The lifting of crippling international sanctions linked to Iran’s nuclear program and the flurry of diplomacy that led to the release of Americans held by Tehran suggests a new era could be dawning. But anyone hoping for rapid change is likely to be disappointed.
13 November, 2013 Hezbollah leader makes rare public appearance BEIRUT (AP) — Failure to reach a deal between Iran and world powers over Tehran's nuclear program could lead to a war in the Middle East, the leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group said Wednesday.
27 May, 2018 Iran sanctions shadow falls on smaller German banks Germany's biggest lenders have shied away from business with Iran after past penalties for breaching US sanctions, but smaller banks have leapt on opportunities afforded by the nuclear deal rejected by Donald Trump. There are just months to go until a...
4 August, 2017 Fire put out at 87-story residential skyscraper in Dubai DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Dubai reopened the streets around one of the world's tallest residential skyscrapers after firefighters put out a blaze that erupted early Friday in the high-rise, forcing residents to evacuate in the middle of the night and sending […]
6 November, 2013 FACT CHECK: Israeli claims on Iran nuclear program DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Israel has said it is ready to stand alone if needed to stop moves by Iran toward possessing nuclear weapons. Iran, which says its atomic program is only for energy and medical applications, has called this scare-mongering that seeks to undermine […]
23 March, 2016 US diplomat looks to market Iran deal to wary firms DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two months after the implementation of last year's landmark nuclear agreement, a U.S. diplomat is on an unlikely mission — promoting the Iran deal to firms that want to tap into its massive market but fear other sanctions, or that the next […]