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(Reuters) - Iran’s financial and military support for Shi’ite proxy paramilitary groups in Iraq, a linchpin of its regional foreign policy, has been dramatically disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic and U.S. sanctions, according to people familiar with the matter.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. prosecutors late on Wednesday filed a lawsuit to seize the gasoline aboard four tankers that Iran is shipping to Venezuela, the latest attempt by the Trump administration to increase economic pressure on the two U.S. foes.
ROME (Reuters) - Italian police said on Wednesday they had seized about 14 tonnes of amphetamine pills worth around 1 billion euros ($1 billion) arriving from Syria, in what they described as the world's single largest operation of its kind.
The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented cooperation among pharmaceutical companies to accelerate the development of potential vaccines.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday to extend an arms embargo on Iran before it expires in October, prompting Russia to slam Washington's policy toward Tehran as like "putting a knee" to the country's neck.
Communication and digital services fuel growth
PETALING JAYA: Green Packet Bhd, an international technology and telecommunications company, reported a 50% rise in revenue for first quarter of its 2020 financial year to RM147mil.
BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) has called on Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government to repeal a recent tightening of the Hungarian asylum system, provisions of which it says could violate international laws.
RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi and U.S. officials on Monday urged the global community to extend a U.N. arms embargo on Iran, saying that failing to do so would allow Tehran to further arm its proxies and destabilise the Middle East.
BODRUM, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkey's coastguard said on Monday it had rescued 35 migrants and was searching for four more missing from a boat found half sunken in the Aegean Sea.