EU ministers support Iran deal, fear IS resurgence

European foreign affairs ministers reiterated their support for the nuclear deal brokered with Iran and expressed concerns Friday that the escalating tensions in the region could lead to a resurgence of the Islamic State’s activities. BRUSSELS — The EU reiterated … Read More

Germany, other Nato members, stop arms sales to Turkey over Syria operation

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Smoke billows following Turkish bombardment on Syria’s northeastern town of Ras al-Ain in the Hasakeh province along the Turkish border on 9 October 2019. Germany said Saturday it will halt sales of weapons to Turkey over its widely criticized operation … Read More

Can the EU save the Iran nuclear deal?

European leaders must continue to resist US pressures to isolate Iran. Earlier this month, for the first time since the signing of the nuclear deal, Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif, has blamed the EU for “appeasing” the US [Francois Lenoir/Reuters] … Read More