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Militants must be 'cleaned out' of Syria's Idlib, Iran says

Sep 4, 2018

Militants must be 'cleaned out' of Syria's Idlib, Iran says

Iran called on Monday for militants to be "cleaned out" of Syria's Idlib province, as it prepared for talks with Syria and Russia about confronting the last major enclave held by rebels opposed to President Bashar Assad. Syrian government forces are planning a phased offensive ...

Aug 29, 2018

U.S. energy firms fume over rejected steel tariff exemptions

The U.S. Commerce Department recently granted a tariff exemption to oil major Chevron for its imports of 4.5-inch Japanese steel tubes for oil exploration. But the department rejected a similar request from Borusan Mannesmann Pipe to exclude 4.5-inch steel pipes imported from Turkey for casing ...

Turkey crisis risks souring military ties with U.S.

Aug 14, 2018

Turkey crisis risks souring military ties with U.S.

The crisis in U.S.-Turkish relations, which already has put Turkey's economy under massive strain, also risks souring military ties between the two NATO allies, unleashing unknown geopolitical consequences. U.S. President Donald Trump last week announced new tariffs on Turkish steel and aluminum, causing the country's ...