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  • *Hariri criticises Iran and Hezbollah in resignation. BEIRUT, Nov 4- Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday, saying he believed there was an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world. It thrust Lebanon into the front line of a regional competition between Sunni...

  • *Hariri criticises Iran and Hezbollah in resignation. BEIRUT, Nov 4- Lebanon's prime minister Saad al-Hariri resigned on Saturday, saying he believed there was an assassination plot against him and accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of sowing strife in the Arab world. It thrust Lebanon into the front line of a regional competition between Sunni...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 13- Iran, U.S. allies in Europe and Russia on Friday defended the 2015 nuclear agreement with Tehran and said they would stick by it, after U.S. Trump said in a Washington speech that he would not certify that Iran is complying with its agreement with six world powers and the European Union, despite a determination by the U.N.' s nuclear watchdog that...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 13- Iran, U.S. allies in Europe and Russia on Friday criticized U.S. Trump said in a Washington speech that he would not certify that Iran is complying with its agreement with six world powers and the European Union, despite a determination by the U.N.' s nuclear watchdog that Tehran is meeting the deal's terms. Trump's actions appeared to leave the...

  • President Donald Trump's threat to end the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and the European Union defended the pact as Israel and Saudi Arabia hailed Trump's confrontational stance toward Tehran. In a widely expected speech, Trump said he would not certify Iran is complying with its agreement with six world powers and the European Union under which Tehran promised to...

  • JERUSALEM, Oct 12- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that any Palestinian reconciliation deal must abide by international agreements and terms set by the Middle East Quartet, including the recognition of Israel and disarming of Hamas.

  • JERUSALEM, Oct 12- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that Israel was preparing to pull out of UNESCO, the U.N.' s cultural and educational agency, hours after the United States made a similar announcement. The Israeli leader called the U.S. decision to exit UNESCO "brave and moral," according to a statement. The statement added that Netanyahu...

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    President Donald Trump is expected to announce soon that he will decertify the landmark international deal to curb Iran's nuclear program.

  • *Other world powers strongly support Iran deal. *Trump faces Oct. 15 deadline on certifying Iran compliance. *U.S. official says Trump mulls confrontational stance on Iran.

  • *Other world powers strongly support Iran deal. *Trump faces Oct. 15 deadline on certifying Iran compliance. The prospect that Washington could renege on the pact, which was signed by the United States, Britain, France, Germany, Russia, China, the European Union and Iran, has worried some of the U.S. allies that helped negotiate it.

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 5- President Donald Trump is expected to announce soon that he will decertify the landmark international deal to curb Iran's nuclear program, a senior administration official said on Thursday, in a step that potentially could cause the 2015 accord to unravel. If Trump declines to certify Iran's compliance, U.S. congressional leaders would have...

  • Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and US President Donald Trump shake hands before a meeting at the Palace Hotel during the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 18, 2017, in New York.

    Donald Trump expressed optimism about an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal ahead of a meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

  • Israel's PM Netanyahu holds interest in revisiting Iran nuclear deal

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the highlights of President Trump meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the United Nations General Assembly.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 15- President Donald Trump will pummel foes and embrace friends in his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly next week, keeping pressure on Washington's adversaries North Korea and Iran, U.S. Briefing reporters ahead of the annual U.N. meeting, Haley and White House national security adviser H.R. McMaster took a tough line on North...

  • JERUSALEM, Sept 3- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday his office would soon publish a multi-year infrastructure spending plan worth more than 100 billion shekel. Speaking at the start of Israel's weekly cabinet meeting, Netanyahu said the planned projects would include private sector investment. Bank of Governor Karnit Flug told the...

  • Hamas' new leader in the Gaza Strip said Monday his group has repaired relations with Iran after a five-year rift and is using its newfound financial and military aid to gear up for new hostilities with Israel.

  • *Signing of $2 bn deal delayed due to corruption probe. JERUSALEM, July 19- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday said he believed that a $2 billion submarine deal with Germany will be signed after a police investigation into corruption allegations in the affair is completed. The German Defence Ministry and Israeli Foreign Ministry have...

  • TEL AVIV, July 5- In the months leading up to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic visit to Israel, India signed two arms deals, spending $2.6 billion on Israeli missile defense systems. Yet since Modi arrived on Tuesday, military ties-- for decades the secretive bedrock of India- Israel relations-- have taken a back seat. Under Arab pressure, India kept its...

  • TEL AVIV, July 5- In the months leading up to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's historic visit to Israel, India signed two arms deals, spending $2.6 billion on Israeli missile defense systems. Yet since Modi arrived on Tuesday, military ties-- for decades the secretive bedrock of India- Israel relations-- have taken a back seat. Under Arab pressure, India kept its...

  • Nicolas Blarel from Leiden University says Israel has shown itself to be a strong and stable defense supplier to India, even in times of duress.