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Khamenei backs threat to stop Gulf exports if oil sales halted

Rouhani's apparent threat earlier this month to disrupt oil shipments from neighbouring countries came in reaction to looming United States sanctions and efforts by Washington to force all countries to stop buying Iranian oil. During the past week, with Khamenei and other hard-liners questioning whether Tehran should continue honoring its obligations under the nuclear deal after Trump's decision, Iran announced it is continuing to acquire uranium and is close to finishing a plant where it ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Egypt rejects Israeli law on ‘racial segregation’

Egypt rejects Israeli law on ‘racial segregation’

It gives only Jews the right to self-determination, discriminating against one-fifth of the population that includes almost two million Arab Israelis and other minorities. Does this sound like Apartheid to you. Barry Trachtenberg, presidential chair of Jewish history at Wake Forest University in the United States, told Al Jazeera the law is reminiscent of how Jews were treated in the 20th century. Consulte Mais Informação

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Trump says Fed tightening hurts, accuses China of currency manipulation

Trump says Fed tightening hurts, accuses China of currency manipulation

Markets around the world lost ground on the comments . The Dow was down 0.2 per cent to finish at 25,042. The markets are very risk-off. "That is going to boost the dollar in and of it itself". Following the financial crisis, the United States indirectly used low interest rates to keep the dollar low, he said. In an address to Congress this week Fed Chair Jerome Powell repeated his view that rates would keep rising slowly now that the unemployment rate was at the lowest since the 1960s and ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Spanish court drops extradition request for former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

Spanish court drops extradition request for former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont

Puigdemont is one of 13 separatist leaders accused of the most serious charge rebellion over their role in Catalonia's failed secession bid last October. The Spanish judiciary's decision to withdraw the arrest warrants demonstrated the "weakness" of its charges, Puigdemont said. Llarena canceled the worldwide arrest warrant for the former head of the government of Catalonia Carles Pokdemon, who fled to Belgium to avoid arrest, and then went to Germany where he was arrested. Consulte Mais Informação

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Senate blocks Flake resolution seeking answers on Trump-Putin summit

Senate blocks Flake resolution seeking answers on Trump-Putin summit

The day before taking to the Senate floor to criticize Trump, Flake joined Democratic Delaware Sen. "I was surprised that a senator objected". On Tuesday, Trump tried to walk back a comment he made at the Helsinki news conference where he said he saw "no reason to believe" Russian Federation hacked the Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in 2016. Consulte Mais Informação

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U.S. tariffs could raise auto prices by $83 bln

U.S. tariffs could raise auto prices by $83 bln

Dozens representing domestic and worldwide companies and labor groups voiced their concerns along with officials from Korea, Japan and the European Union. The Center for Automotive Research says USA consumers would see the price of new vehicles rise by US$455 to US$6,875 depending on the level of tariff or quota, where the vehicle was assembled and if Canada and Mexico were exempted. Consulte Mais Informação

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Secret Service agent dies after stroke at Turnberry resort

Secret Service agent dies after stroke at Turnberry resort

Noel Remagen, 42, was found unresponsive Saturday while on duty, protecting U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton during the President's visit of Scotland . His body is to be flown to the United States on Wednesday. The talks led to another crisis for the president, after Trump appeared to give more credence to Putin's denial of Russian interference in the 2016 election than he gave to his own intelligence services who say Russian involvement had taken place, before Trump backtracked ... Consulte Mais Informação

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Grandfather arrested after California boy shoots cousin, 2

Grandfather arrested after California boy shoots cousin, 2

There were, however, adults present when it happened. They confirmed that both children lived at the house and there were adults in the property at the time of the tragedy. A neighbour said: "When they brought her out, she had a little patch right here over her chest". Several adults, including the girl's mother, who were in the home at the time of the shooting were taken in for questioning by police. Consulte Mais Informação

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I can't believe Michael Cohen would do this with me

Lawyer Rudy Giuliani said no campaign funding was involved in the discussion between Trump and Cohen, who has distanced himself from Trump in recent months as the FBI investigates Cohen's business dealings. David Pecker, the CEO and chairman of the National Enquirer's publisher American Media Inc, is a Trump supporter who has reportedly described the president as a "personal friend". Consulte Mais Informação

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Charlie Rowley: Novichok victim released from hospital after poisoning

Charlie Rowley: Novichok victim released from hospital after poisoning

Sturgess, 44, died in the hospital on July 8, eight days after she became violently ill at Rowley's home in Amesbury in southwestern England. Poisoning victims Dawn Sturgess and Charlie Rowley. 'We wish him the best with his ongoing recovery. Police initially thought the two had taken contaminated heroin or crack cocaine but tests indicated they were poisoned by Novichok. Consulte Mais Informação

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