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  • Budapest-Tehran train trip is newest luxury pursuit

    BUDAPEST (Reuters) - A luxury train connecting the capitals of Hungary and Iran left Budapest for the first time on Wednesday, with 70 passengers set to cross the Balkans, the Bosphorus and Kurdistan on the way to Persia aboard a set of deluxe railcars....
  • Saudi Arabia and Iran swap accusations as tensions persist

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Senior Saudi and Iranian officials have renewed criticism of each other's interventions in the Middle East in a sign that tensions between the rival Gulf powers remain high despite top-level meetings this summer. Saudi Foreign Minister...
  • Yemen on the brink as rebels oust the old guard

    SANAA/DUBAI (Reuters) - The Houthi rebels who stunned the Arab world with the sudden seizure of Yemen's capital will have to strive to cement their power in the face of well-armed rivals, a test of strength that could tip the unstable country deeper...
  • Facing new oil glut, Saudis avoid 1980s mistakes to halt price slide

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Still haunted by its failed attempt to prevent a steep drop in oil prices by slashing production by almost three quarters in the 1980s, the world's top oil exporter Saudi Arabia is determined not to make the same mistake again. The...
  • David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State

    David Rothkopf: How Malala can help defeat the Islamic State
    The Nobel Peace Prize committee rightly cited the work that Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi did to lead the "struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education," but it was Malala's work...
  • U.S. says no talk about extending Iran nuclear negotiations

    VIENNA (Reuters) - World powers and Iran are not discussing extending a late November deadline for reaching an accord over Tehran's nuclear program, a senior U.S. official said on Wednesday, adding there was still time to strike a deal. However, the...
  • 'Republic of Imagination' makes a case for literature in U.S. schools

    "The Republic of Imagination: America in Three Books" by Azar Nafisi; Viking (338 pages, $28.95) What does Huck Finn have to do with the Iranian revolution? Azar Nafisi makes a strong case for the answer "everything" and also with democracy in...
  • India prepares to pay $400 million under interim deal to Iran: sources

    NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Iran has sought payment of $400 million from India under an interim deal with six world powers that allows the OPEC nation to recover part of its overseas frozen oil revenues, industry sources said in Wednesday. Iran and the...
  • Iran releases journalist, American husband still in jail

    DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran has released an Iranian journalist on bail after more than two months held without charge, but her husband, a dual nationality Iranian-American who reports for the Washington Post, remains in jail, her family said on Monday....
  • Iranian banking newcomer struggles as fear of sanctions hits humanitarian deals

    LONDON (Reuters) - International banks are shying away from processing humanitarian deals with Iran for fear being fined for breaking Western sanctions, despite moves intended to facilitate the trade, a senior Iranian banker said. The sanctions regime,...
  • Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions

    Oil price drop threatens to hit Russia, Iran harder than sanctions
    A drop in global oil prices, driven in part by a boom in U.S. shale oil production, is threatening to hit the economies of energy-exporting Russia and Iran harder than Western economic sanctions have done. Prices have fallen about 20% on world markets...