Iran says Rushdie and supporters are responsible for attack

Do not blame Tehran, Foreign Ministry spokesman says Says novelist ‘crossing red lines’ for Muslims Rushdie stabbed multiple times on Friday Attack condemned by writers, politicians around the world DUBAI, Aug. 15 (Reuters) – Iran’s foreign ministry said on Monday that no one had the right to make accusations against Tehran over Friday’s attack on … Read more

Salman Rushdie off ventilator and ‘road to recovery has begun’, says officer

Aug 14 (Reuters) – Salman Rushdie, the acclaimed author who was stabbed repeatedly during a public appearance in upstate New York on Friday, 33 years after Iran’s then Supreme Leader summoned him to be killed, is off ventilator and his health is bad. improve, his agent and a son said on Sunday. “He is off … Read more

Suspect’s father refuses to talk about Salman Rushdie attack

A New Jersey police officer stands guard outside the building where Salman Rushdie’s alleged attacker, Hadi Matar, lives in Fairview, New Jersey, US, Aug. 12, 2022. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BEIRUT, Aug. 14 (Reuters) – The father of a man accused of attempted murder of writer Salman Rushdie … Read more

Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Holding Invests in Russian Energy Companies

Aug 14 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s Kingdom Holding (4280.SE) invested between February 22 and March 22 in Russian energy groups Gazprom (GAZP.MM), Rosneft (ROSN.MM) and Lukoil (LKOH.MM), on Twitter on Sunday. Many Western countries have imposed sanctions on Russian energy companies and their executives following the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24. Kingdom Holding’s … Read more

US accuses Iranian of conspiracy to kill ex-Trump adviser Bolton

WASHINGTON, Aug. 10 (Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday charged a member of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards with plotting to assassinate John Bolton, a national security adviser to former President Donald Trump. The Justice Ministry claimed Shahram Poursafi, also known as Mehdi Rezayi, 45, from Tehran, was likely motivated to kill Bolton in retaliation … Read more

Airstrikes, rocket attacks push Israel and Gaza into second day of fighting

Fourteen dead, at least 110 injured – Palestinian Ministry of Health At least 160 rockets fired at Israel – military Israel killed Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza on Friday GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug. 6 (Reuters) – Israel struck Gaza on Saturday and Palestinians fired rockets into Israeli towns after an Israeli operation against the militant Islamic Jihad … Read more

Greece, Saudi Arabia sign data cable deal, discuss link to power grid

RIYADH/ATHENS, July 26 (Reuters) – Greece and Saudi Arabia signed a deal on Tuesday to lay a submarine data cable that will connect Europe to Asia and discussed the possibility of interconnecting their electricity grids to supply Europe with cheaper green energy . Greece and Saudi Arabia agreed in May the key terms of a … Read more

Ukraine’s ports to reopen under deal to be signed Friday, Turkey says

UN, Turkey teamed up to broker Ukraine-Russia grain export deal Hopeful sign that global food crisis can be alleviated Ukraine’s Zelenskiy sees potential for battlefield gains July 22 (Reuters) – Russia and Ukraine will sign an agreement Friday to reopen Ukraine’s Black Sea ports to grain exports, Turkey said, raising hopes that an international food … Read more

Russia restarts major gas pipeline, expands war targets Ukraine

Nord Stream pipeline restarts with reduced capacity Moscow says southern Ukraine is now also in focus US says any annexations would not go unchallenged US estimates 15,000 Russian troops killed in war so far July 21 (Reuters) – Russia will resume supplying gas to Europe via a major pipeline on Thursday, the pipeline operator said, … Read more

Turkey declines responsibility for attack on Iraqi Dohuk that killed eight people

SULAIMANIYA, Iraq, July 20 (Reuters) – The Iraqi government will recall the Iraqi chargĂ© d’affaires in Turkey for consultations after accusing Ankara of carrying out an attack on a mountain resort in northern Dohuk province, state news agency INA reported. . read more Turkey refuted Iraq’s claims that it carried out a strike that killed … Read more