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Suez megaship owner haggles over $900m release demand

Suez megaship owner haggles over $900m release demand

The Japanese owner of a megaship seized after blocking the Suez Canal has said it is negotiating with Egyptian authorities after they demanded $900 million in compensation for its release.

Iran's Zarif warns US against sabotage, sanctions

Iran's Zarif warns US against sabotage, sanctions

Iran's foreign minister warned Tuesday that "acts of sabotage" and sanctions will give the United States no extra leverage in talks on reviving a troubled 2015 nuclear deal.

Oman reports 1480 new coronavirus cases, 13 deaths in past 24 hours

Oman reports 1480 new coronavirus cases, 13 deaths in past 24 hours

The Omani Ministry of Health announced on Monday that 1480 new cases of coronavirus (Covid-19) were recorded in the Sultanate, with 13 deaths and 1202 recoveries.

Natanz nuclear site hit by terrorism, says Iran

Natanz nuclear site hit by terrorism, says Iran

An incident at Iran’s Natanz nuclear facility yesterday was caused by an act of “nuclear terrorism”, the country’s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said, according to state TV, adding that Tehran reserves the right to take action against the perpetrators.

Iran orders 10-day shutdown amid 4th wave of Covid-19

Iran orders 10-day shutdown amid 4th wave of Covid-19

Iran imposed a 10-day lockdown across most of the country yesterday to curb the spread of a fourth wave of the coronavirus pandemic, state media reported. The lockdown affects 23 of the country’s 31 provinces, health ministry spokesman Alireza Raisi said.

Tunisian president holds talks with Sisi in Cairo

Tunisian president holds talks with Sisi in Cairo

A handout picture provided by the Tunisian Presidency Facebook page yesterday shows Tunisian President Kais Saied meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo.

Egyptologists uncover ‘lost golden city’ buried under the sands

Egyptologists uncover ‘lost golden city’ buried under the sands

Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of an ancient city in the desert outside Luxor that they say is the “largest” ever found in Egypt and dates back to a golden age of the pharaohs 3,000 years ago.

Parties to Iran nuclear talks see progress despite sanctions clash

Parties to Iran nuclear talks see progress despite sanctions clash

Talks to bring Iran and the United States fully back into the 2015 nuclear deal are making progress, delegates said yesterday, but Iranian officials indicated disagreement with Washington over which sanctions it must lift.

Egyptologists uncover 'lost golden city' buried under the sands

Egyptologists uncover 'lost golden city' buried under the sands

Archaeologists have uncovered the remains of an ancient city in the desert outside Luxor that they say is the ‘largest’ ever found in Egypt and dates back to a golden age of the pharaohs 3,000 years ago.

Iran releases seized South Korean tanker: Seoul foreign ministry

Iran releases seized South Korean tanker: Seoul foreign ministry

Iran on Friday released a South Korean-flagged tanker it seized amid a dispute over billions in frozen oil funds, and the vessel's captain, the foreign ministry in Seoul said.

UNRWA welcomes US restoration of $150 million to support Palestine refugees

UNRWA welcomes US restoration of $150 million to support Palestine refugees

The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) welcomed the announcement made by the United States that it is contributing US $150 million to the Agency ...

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