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September 1, 2018 11:01 PM Migrants forge new path to EU: Police step up patrols as £225 smuggler route emerges

MIGRANTS from Syria, Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan are carving out a new route to EU territory costing just £225. Bosnian police are stepping up patrols as thousands of migrants have already made the journey into the country via the Serbian border. From there, they head to the border with Croatia, which is a member of the EU. Up to 50 migrants were stopped 50

August 27, 2018 1:15 PM Iran takes control of major oil shipping route warning US: You DON'T belong here

OIL prices could soar after Iran claimed it had taken full control of the Persian Gulf, a key oil shipping route in the Middle East. In a provocative statement, Tehran announced it had "full supervision over the Persian Gulf" and said the US navy does not belong there. The Iranian regime has repeatedly threatened to take military action in the Gulf to block 75

August 26, 2018 12:15 AM Huge 6.1 earthquake hits Iran and Iraq

A STRONG 6.1 earthquake has hit Western Iran, near the border with Iraq. Last year a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck in the province of Jermansheh, near the border with Iraq. According to the Richter scale, the effects may include damage to a moderate number of well-built structures in populated areas and severe damage to poorly designed structures 45

August 25, 2018 11:01 PM Hopes fade of Iran jail reprieve

She is set to return today but relatives had hoped her release would be extended for a further two weeks. It was the first time the 40-year-old mother had seen her daughter since 2016, when she was jailed and sent to Evin prison in Tehran after being found guilty of spying. Yesterday her husband Richard, 43, who remains in Britain, described how Mrs Zaghari-Ratcliffe 29

August 24, 2018 8:11 PM Iran ISOLATED as Air France and BA SCRAP air route following Trump sanctions

AIR France and British Airways revealed yesterday they will stop flights to Tehran from September for business reasons, just months after US President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement. Both airlines reinstated the route in the wake of the Obama-era nuclear deal, which lifted economic sanctions on Tehran in return for curbs on its nuclear 62

August 20, 2018 3:33 PM Iran crisis: Total SCRAPS £750million project and quits country in HUGE blow to Tehran

FRENCH oil giant Total has pulled out of Iran and scrapped plans for a billion-dollar project in the country as new US sanctions on Tehran continue to bite. The energy firm’s departure was announced by Iran’s oil minister who reportedly told state media the company is leaving in response to threats from Washington to sanction companies that do business 46

August 19, 2018 1:14 AM US-Turkey row: Pastor a 'pawn in personal feud'

The US is increasing pressure on Turkey to try to secure the freedom of American pastor Andrew Brunson. While the leaders of the two Nato allies clash with each other, Mr Brunson's fate hangs in the balance. US President Donald Trump tweeted earlier this week that Mr Brunson was being held "hostage" in Turkey. Mr Brunson should be released, he said. Mr Brunson 51

August 14, 2018 1:39 AM Iran news: Iraq DEFIES Trump as country announces it may IGNORE US sanctions against Iran

IRAQI Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has dramatically refused to say that Iraq will honour new US sanctions on Iran, despite saying last week that it would. Speaking at a news conference in Baghdad, Mr al-Abadi said: “I did not say we would abide by the sanctions. Asked whether Iraq will halt imports of equipment and commodities from Iranian state-owned 40

August 13, 2018 7:26 PM Holiday with ex-beauty queen costs Norway minister his job

Norway's fisheries minister has resigned after breaching security protocol during a holiday to Iran last month with his Iranian-born girlfriend. Per Sandberg, 58, admitted he had gone with Bahareh Letnes, 28, without informing the prime minister and had taken a government phone to Iran. The trip risked exposing Mr Sandberg to Iranian spies, as he should 31

August 12, 2018 6:46 PM Iran threatens to confront US ‘ENEMY’ over ECONOMIC war

IRAN has threatened to fight back against the “economic war” waged by its “enemy” the US as more than 60 people were arrested in a drive against financial crime. Special Islamic revolutionary courts were being set up to try suspects quickly after supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called for "swift and just" legal action to confront an "economic war" by foreign 51