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Comment: Trump's dealings with North Korea and the G7 reveal his deal-making strategy - and it's even more disturbing than you might think, writes Wilson Dizard.

Comment: After Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal, Oman's relationship with Iran and its regional neighbours is coming under mounting pressure, writes Camille Lons.

Iran looks to India, China, Russia after US pullout

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Iran looks to India, China, Russia after US pullout

Iran will be strengthening its ties with India, China and Russia, following Trump's decision to pull out of the landmark 2015 nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions.

China to host Iran's president, discuss nuclear deal

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China to host Iran's president, discuss nuclear deal

Iran's president will attend a Shanghai summit next month along with his Russian and Chinese counterparts, with discussions about the nuclear ...

China demands all mosques to raise national flag

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China demands all mosques to raise national flag

Flags should be hung in a "prominent position" in all mosque courtyards, the China Islamic Association said.

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EU commissioner in Iran aiming to preserve trade ties

European leaders are scrambling to preserve their business interests in Iran after US President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear accord.

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Iran, EU meet to try to save nuclear deal

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is completing charm offensive to Europe, Russia and China, after the US pulled out of a nuclear ...

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Iran FM lands in Moscow to save nuclear deal

Javad Zarif's arrival in Moscow follows a trip over the weekend in Beijing and an upcoming stint in Brussels to discuss the 2015 ...

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Syria talks renew in Astana amid growing regional fears

Negotiators from Iran, Russia and Turkey gathered in Kazakhstan's capital Astana Monday, hoping to make progress on a political settlement in ...

Iran: Europe has 60 days to give nuclear 'guarantees'

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Iran: Europe has 60 days to give nuclear 'guarantees'

An Iranian official has given Europe 60 days to "safeguard Iranian interests" following the US withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.

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Iran top diplomat visits China to save nuclear deal

The trip is part of FM Javad Zarif's multi-country diplomatic tour to save the Iran nuclear deal following US President Donald Trump's ...

Iran FM on diplomatic tour to salvage nuclear deal

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Iran FM on diplomatic tour to salvage nuclear deal

Zarif's delicate diplomatic mission has been complicated by reports of clashes between Iranian and Israeli forces in Syria.

How world leaders reacted to Trump's Iran decision

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How world leaders reacted to Trump's Iran decision

World leaders have responded to Trump's announcement that the US would pull-out of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement. This is what they have to ...

Can India and Pakistan draw inspiration from Korean peacemaking?

Umar Lateef Misgar

Can India and Pakistan draw inspiration from Korean peacemaking?

Comment: An independent Kashmir could minimise military confrontation between rivals India and Pakistan, and aid the process of ...

Qatar rescues Russian oil giant after China deal breakdown

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Qatar rescues Russian oil giant after China deal breakdown

Qatar will purchase a nearly 20 percent stake in Russian energy company Rosneft, after a deal with a Chinese company breaks down.

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Kuwait seeks to calm Philippines crisis over workers

Kuwaiti officials have appealed for calming of the crisis with the Philippines over treatment of migrant workers.

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Ban on Filipino workers to Kuwait now permanent: Duterte

The row between Kuwait and the Philippines escalated further as President Duterte announced that Filipinos are now permanently banned from ...

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N.,S. Korea commit to denuclearisation in historic summit

The leaders of North and South Korea agreed on Friday to pursue a permanent peace and the complete denuclearization of the divided peninsula

Esfandyar Batmanghelidj

Having wounded Iran deal, Macron must travel to Tehran

Comment: Macron should use his good relations with Trump to visit Tehran, rather than bypassing the Iranians in any attempt to renegotiate the ...

CIA chief 'engaging in secret talks with North Korea'

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CIA chief 'engaging in secret talks with North Korea'

CIA chief Mike Pompeo was reportedly in secret talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ahead of a summit due to take place in the next few ...

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Conflict fuelling arms exports to Middle East, Asia: Report

Weapons exports to the Middle East have more than doubled in the last five years, according to a new study.

Interview: Even under Trump, 'American isolationism' is a myth

Sylvain Cypel

Interview: Even under Trump, 'American isolationism' is a myth

Interview: Contrary to popular belief, US policy is not isolationist. It is characterised by permanent military interventions, just like the ...

Is Pakistan's loss America's gain?

Naveed Ahmad

Is Pakistan's loss America's gain?

Comment: Pakistan's military has been ready for the US refusal to sell arms or provide assistance for about a decade, writes Naveed Ahmad.

China leverages Belt and Road investment to influence Pakistan

James M. Dorsey

China leverages Belt and Road investment to influence Pakistan

China's massive investments in its neighbourhood and the world are being used to shape the political environment in key countries in its ...

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