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  • JERUSALEM, July 22- The rise in new suppliers of oil and gas has reduced the ability of Iran to influence global oil markets, U.S. Perry was in Israel to meet his Israeli counterpart, Yuval Steinitz, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on a variety of issues and will head to Egypt later this week for a natural gas forum to discuss international energy cooperation.

  • Iran, prefer more diplomacy- EU@. *FACTBOX- Responses to Iran enrichment plans. She spoke at the end of an European Union foreign ministers meeting after Britain said there was only a "small window" of time to salvage the deal, while Iran warned it would ramp up uranium enrichment if the EU failed to do more to that end.

  • *Iran defies U.S. pressure, breaches nuclear deal. *Trump warns Tehran, says " Iran better be careful". DUBAI, July 7- Iran said on Sunday it will shortly boost its uranium enrichment above a cap set by a landmark 2015 nuclear deal, prompting a warning' to be careful' from U.S.

  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks on during a weekly cabinet meeting on November 4, 2012 in Jerusalem, Israel.

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Europe to impose sanctions on Tehran after an announced increase of uranium enrichment.

  • Jared Kushner participates in a panel discussion during the TIME 100 Summit 2019 on April 23, 2019 in New York City.

    The first stage of U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bid to begin drumming up $50 billion in investment.

  • U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo holds a press conference as he attends the NATO Foreign Ministers' meeting in Brussels, Belgium on December 04, 2018.

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following a week of crisis that saw the United States pull back from the brink of a military strike on Iran.

  • RIYADH/ AMMAN/ CAIRO, June 23- Arab politicians and commentators greeted U.S. Set to be presented by Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, at a conference in Bahrain on Tuesday and Wednesday, the blueprint envisions a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighbouring Arab economies and is part of broader efforts to revive the Israeli-Palestininan...

  • RIYADH/ AMMAN/ CAIRO, June 23- Arab politicians and commentators greeted U.S. Set to be presented by Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner at a conference in Bahrain on June 25-26, the blueprint envisions a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighboring Arab economies and is part of broader efforts to revive the Israeli-Palestininan peace process.

  • RIYADH/ AMMAN/ CAIRO, June 23- Arab politicians and commentators greeted U.S. Set to be presented by Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner at a conference in Bahrain on June 25-26, the blueprint envisions a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighbouring Arab economies and is part of broader efforts to revive the Israeli-Palestininan peace process.

  • *$50 billion plan to be discussed next week in Bahrain. In Israel, Tzachi Hanegbi, a cabinet member close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, called Palestinians' rejection of the $50 billion "peace to prosperity" plan tragic. But the lack of a political solution, which Washington has said would be unveiled later, prompted rejection not only from Palestinians but...

  • JERUSALEM, June 18- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised on Tuesday a U.S.-led conference on the Palestinian economy in Bahrain, and a source said a former Israeli general would be among the participants. The White House decided against including the Israeli government in the June 25-26 event in Manama after the Palestinians boycotted it, making do...

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

    Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Friday accused the U.S. of jumping "to make allegations against Iran."

  • DUBAI, June 14- Iran's foreign minister said on Friday that the U.S. allegations against Iran over the Gulf of Oman tanker attacks were part of "sabotage diplomacy" adopted by a so-called B Team, which he has said includes U.S. national security adviser John Bolton. #PlanB: Sabotage diplomacyincluding by zAbeShinzoand cover up its# EconomicTerrorism against Iran, "...

  • JERUSALEM, June 13- Israel's Finance Ministry proposed some temporary fixes on Thursday to curb the country's budget deficit, but said its hands are tied in taking stronger action that is needed until a permanent government is in place. For months Israel has been facing calls from its own central bank and organizations like the International Monetary Fund to...

  • JERUSALEM, May 30- Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government before a midnight deadline. Netanyahu preferred a new ballot, set for Sept. 17, to the alternative, under which President Reuven Rivlin could have asked another politician to...

  • JERUSALEM, May 30- Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline. Netanyahu preferred a new ballot, set for Sept. 17, to the alternative, under which President Reuven Rivlin could have asked another...

  • *Election set for Sept 17; Prior election was April 9. *Israel budget deficit reaches 3.8% of GDP in April. TEL AVIV, May 30- Israel's budget deficit problem is about to get bigger as the country heads for its second election this year, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a new government.

  • JERUSALEM, May 30- Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition government before a midnight deadline. Netanyahu preferred a new ballot, set for Sept. 17, to the alternative, under which President Reuven Rivlin could have asked another...

  • MELBOURNE/ SYDNEY, May 19- Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison thanked his fellow Pentecostal churchgoers on Sunday after a miraculous election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls and bruised a Labor opposition that had been widely expected to win. Morrison's Liberal-led conservative coalition has won or is leading in 76 seats, the...

  • MELBOURNE/ SYDNEY, May 19- Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison thanked his fellow Pentecostal churchgoers on Sunday after a miraculous election victory that defied years of unfavorable opinion polls and bruised a Labor opposition that had been widely expected to win. Morrison's Liberal-led conservative coalition has won or is leading in 76 seats, the...