Oil settles below $90 as recession fears grow

An oil pump jack pumps oil in a field near Calgary, Alberta, Canada, July 21, 2014. REUTERS/Todd Korol/File Photo Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sep 7 (Reuters) – Oil prices slumped on Wednesday, falling below levels seen before Russia invaded Ukraine as downbeat Chinese trade data fueled investor worries about recession … Read more

Saudi woman gets 45 years in prison for her social media posts, rights group says

Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register RIYADH, Aug 30 (Reuters) – A Saudi court has sentenced a woman to 45 years in prison for social media posts, a rights group said, in the latest example of a crackdown on female activists following the visit of US President Joe Biden. to the kingdom. … Read more

Sadr calls on his supporters to end Baghdad protests after violent clashes

Sadr calls on his supporters to end the protests Iran closes border ahead of Shiite pilgrimage next month 22 people killed in clashes in Baghdad; worst in years Violence erupted after Sadr announced his retirement from politics BAGHDAD, Aug 30 (Reuters) – Powerful Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr on Tuesday ordered his supporters to end their … Read more

Explosions hit Crimea, Russian missile injures 12 near nuclear power plant in southern Ukraine

Aug 20 (Reuters) – Fresh explosions erupted across Russia’s annexed Crimean peninsula on Saturday and a Russian missile hit a residential area in a southern Ukrainian town not far from a nuclear power plant, injuring 12 civilians, Russian and Ukrainian officials said. This strike at the Pivdennukrainsk nuclear power plant (southern Ukraine) and the new … Read more

Islamic State militant sentenced to life in US for killing US hostages

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Aug 19 (Reuters) – A U.S. federal judge on Friday sentenced a member of an Islamic State cell known as “The Beatles” to life in prison for his involvement in a plot to take of hostages which led to the murder of Americans. journalists and aid workers in Syria. Families and friends of … Read more

Salman Rushdie attack suspect pleads not guilty to attempted murder and assault

MAYVILLE, NY, Aug 18 (Reuters) – The man accused of stabbing novelist Salman Rushdie last week in western New York pleaded not guilty to attempted second degree murder and assault on Thursday and has been held without bail. Hadi Matar, 24, is accused of injuring Rushdie, 75, on Friday just before the author of ‘The … Read more

Germany and Israel condemn Palestinian president’s Holocaust comments

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attend a news conference, in Berlin, Germany August 16, 2022. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Outrage against Abbas accuses Israel of committing ’50 holocausts’ German chancellor and Israeli prime minister lead condemnation In response, Abbas calls the Holocaust ‘the most … Read more

Iran reacts to EU nuclear text, seeks US flexibility

DUBAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – Iran on Monday responded to the European Union’s “final” draft text to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal, an EU official said, as Iran’s foreign minister Foreign Affairs called on the United States to show flexibility in resolving the three remaining agreements. problems. After 16 months of back-and-forth US-Iranian talks, with … Read more

Iran says Rushdie and his supporters are responsible for the attack

Don’t blame Tehran, says Foreign Ministry spokesperson According to the novelist, “red lines crossed” for Muslims Rushdie stabbed multiple times on Friday Attack condemned by writers, politicians around the world DUBAI, Aug 15 (Reuters) – No one has the right to bring charges against Iran for Friday’s attack on Salman Rushdie, for which he is … Read more

Salman Rushdie still hospitalized as attack suspect pleads not guilty

Aug 13 (Reuters) – Acclaimed author Salman Rushdie remained hospitalized on Saturday with serious injuries a day after he was repeatedly stabbed during a public appearance in New York state as police sought to determine the motive for an attack that drew international condemnation. The accused assailant, Hadi Matar, 24, of Fairview, New Jersey, pleaded … Read more