Iran arrests Europeans accused of role in unrest

Death of woman in morality police custody kindled protests Widening revolt against clerical establishment Iran blames hostile West for stoking unrest Official says 19 killed during attack on police station DUBAI, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Iran, which has blamed “foreign enemies” for protests that swept the country after the death of a woman in morality … Read more

Iran protests over young woman’s death continue, 83 said killed

DUBAI, Sept 29 (Reuters) – Protests continued in several cities across Iran on Thursday against the death of young woman in police custody, state and social media reported, as a human rights group said at least 83 people had been killed in nearly two weeks of demonstrations. Mahsa Amini, 22, from the Iranian Kurdish town … Read more

Iran president says Amini’s death is ‘tragic incident’, but ‘chaos’ unacceptable

Raisi says Amini’s death has saddened everyone Says “chaos” is unacceptable, backs security forces Growing death toll as protests spread to over 80 cities Death of woman in morality police custody kindled protests DUBAI, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Wednesday said that the death of a young woman in custody had … Read more

Oil prices jump after U.S. crude, fuel stocks drop, dollar weakens

NEW YORK, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Oil prices rose on Wednesday for a second day, rebounding from recent losses as the U.S. dollar eased off recent gains and U.S. fuel inventory figures showed larger-than-expected drawdowns and a rebound in consumer demand. Brent crude futures settled up $3.05, or 3.5%, at $89.32 per barrel. U.S. West … Read more

Slovak parliament approves NATO membership for Finland, Sweden

Sept 27 (Reuters) – Slovakia’s parliament on Tuesday ratified the entry of Finland and Sweden to NATO, becoming one of the last countries to back the military alliance’s expansion. Finland and Sweden sought to join NATO this year in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. NATO’s 30 members have been ratifying their entry since accession … Read more

Saudi king names crown prince as prime minister

RIYADH, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdulaziz named his son and heir Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the kingdom’s prime minister and his second son Prince Khalid as defense minister, a royal decree said on Tuesday. The reshuffle kept another son, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, as energy minister, the royal decree, … Read more

Iran says US attempting to use unrest to weaken country

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Calls for teachers and students strike Iran says will respond to U.S. action Germany summons Iranian ambassador DUBAI, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Iran accused the United States on Monday of using unrest triggered by the death of a woman in police custody to try to destabilise … Read more

Oil prices fall for a second day on concerns for expected recession

Model of Oil barrels are seen in front of rising stock graph in this illustration, July 24, 2022. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 26 (Reuters) – Oil prices fell for a second day on Monday on fears of lower fuel demand from an expected global recession sparked by … Read more

Iran protests Western stance on mass protests over woman’s death

British ambassador summoned over coverage by London-based media Norwegian envoy called in over ‘interventionist’ speaker Teachers’ union calls for strikes Monday and Wednesday Iranian TV says 41 people killed in more than a week of unrest DUBAI, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Iran summoned the British and Norwegian ambassadors over what it called interference and hostile … Read more

Zelenskiy says he is shocked by Israel’s failure to give Ukraine weapons

Demonstrators gather in support of Ukraine following Russia’s invasion, and watch Zelenskiy’s speech as it is broadcasted to the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, and projected at Habima Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, March 20, 2022. REUTERS/Corinna Kern/File Photo Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Sept 24 (Reuters) – Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said … Read more