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Iran sanctions: US can’t stop our oil exports, says minister

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Iranian rial has lost half its value since April Iran’s foreign minister has said the United States will not be able to prevent the country from exporting oil. Mohammad Javad Zarif told the Iran newspaper that President Donald Trump’s goal of forcing the rest of the world not to […]

Asma al-Assad: Syria’s first lady treated for breast cancer

Image copyright Getty Images The wife of the Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Officials confirmed on Wednesday that Mrs Assad was receiving treatment for an early-stage malignant tumour. Born and raised in London, the Syrian first lady has been a highly controversial figure. She was one of twelve people placed […]

Welsh tourist ‘stuck in Dubai’ over £36k speeding fine

Image copyright Wales News Service Image caption Farah Hashi was visiting friends in Dubai when he was repeatedly caught speeding The family of a Welsh tourist who was fined £36,000 ($46,000) for speeding in a Lamborghini say he is being forced to stay in Dubai. Farah Hashi, 25, from Newport, cannot afford the fines, his […]

Israeli air strikes ‘kill pregnant woman and baby’

Image copyright AFP Image caption Smoke could be seen over Gaza city following the Israeli air strikes Air strikes by Israel’s military on the Gaza border have killed three people including a pregnant woman and her baby, the Gaza Health Ministry says. Israel launched strikes on Wednesday after dozens of rockets were fired into Israeli […]

Iran sanctions: US can’t stop our oil exports, says minister

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Iranian rial has lost half its value since April Iran’s foreign minister has said the United States will not be able to prevent the country from exporting oil. Mohammad Javad Zarif told the Iran newspaper that President Donald Trump’s goal of forcing the rest of the world not to […]

Asma al-Assad: Syria’s first lady treated for breast cancer

Image copyright Getty Images The wife of the Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Officials confirmed on Wednesday that Mrs Assad was receiving treatment for an early-stage malignant tumour. Born and raised in London, the Syrian first lady has been a highly controversial figure. She was one of twelve people placed […]

Welsh tourist ‘stuck in Dubai’ over £36k speeding fine

Image copyright Wales News Service Image caption Farah Hashi was visiting friends in Dubai when he was repeatedly caught speeding The family of a Welsh tourist who was fined £36,000 ($46,000) for speeding in a Lamborghini say he is being forced to stay in Dubai. Farah Hashi, 25, from Newport, cannot afford the fines, his […]

Iran sanctions: US can’t stop our oil exports, says minister

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Iranian rial has lost half its value since April Iran’s foreign minister has said the United States will not be able to prevent the country from exporting oil. Mohammad Javad Zarif told the Iran newspaper that President Donald Trump’s goal of forcing the rest of the world not to […]

Asma al-Assad: Syria’s first lady treated for breast cancer

Image copyright Getty Images The wife of the Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, has been diagnosed with breast cancer. Officials confirmed on Wednesday that Mrs Assad was receiving treatment for an early-stage malignant tumour. Born and raised in London, the Syrian first lady has been a highly controversial figure. She was one of twelve people placed […]

Iran sanctions: US can’t stop our oil exports, says minister

Image copyright AFP Image caption The Iranian rial has lost half its value since April Iran’s foreign minister has said the United States will not be able to prevent the country from exporting oil. Mohammad Javad Zarif told the Iran newspaper that President Donald Trump’s goal of forcing the rest of the world not to […]