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Lesley Wroughton

Exclusive: Iran's Zarif believes Trump does not want war, but could be lured into conflict

Apr 24 2019

NEW YORK Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif does not believe U.S. President Donald Trump wants war with Iran, but he told Reuters on Wednesday that Trump could be lured into a conflict. | Video

Iran's Zarif warns U.S. of 'consequences' over oil sanctions, offer prisoner swap

Apr 24 2019

NEW YORK The United States must be prepared for consequences if it tries to stop Iran from selling oil and using the Strait of Hormuz, Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned on Wednesday, while also offering to negotiate prisoner swaps with Washington. | Video

U.S. to end all waivers on imports of Iranian oil, crude price jumps

Apr 23 2019

WASHINGTON The United States on Monday demanded that buyers of Iranian oil stop purchases by May 1 or face sanctions, a move to choke off Tehran's oil revenues which sent crude prices to six-month highs on fears of a potential supply crunch. | Video

Trump schürt mit Drohungen gegen Iran Sorgen am Ölmarkt

Apr 23 2019

- von Susan Cornwell und Henning Gloystein und Lesley Wroughton

REFILE-UPDATE 5-U.S. to end all waivers on imports of Iranian oil, crude price jumps

Apr 22 2019

* Market concerned about reduced supply, oil price at 6-month high

Exclusive: U.S. carves out exceptions for foreigners dealing with Revolutionary Guards

Apr 21 2019

By Lesley Wroughton, Arshad Mohammed, Jonathan Landay and Phil Stewart

U.S. urges Sudan's military to step aside, make way for civilian-led transition

Apr 18 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Thursday called on Sudan's military to step aside and make way for a peaceful civilian-led transition, as protesters in Khartoum kept up demands for the country's transitional military council to hand over power to civilians.

U.S. urges Sudan's military to step aside, make way for civilian-led transition

Apr 18 2019

WASHINGTON The U.S. State Department on Thursday called on Sudan's military to step aside and make way for a peaceful civilian-led transition, as protesters in Khartoum kept up demands for the country's transitional military council to hand over power to civilians.

Trump's Cuba hawks try to squeeze Havana over Venezuela role

Apr 18 2019

MIAMI/WASHINGTON The Trump administration on Wednesday imposed new sanctions and other punitive measures on Cuba and Venezuela, seeking to ratchet up U.S. pressure on Havana to end its support for Venezuela's socialist president, Nicolas Maduro. | Video

Trump lifts ban on U.S. lawsuits against foreign firms in Cuba

Apr 17 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is lifting a long-standing ban against U.S. citizens filing lawsuits against foreign companies that use properties seized by Cuba’s Communist government since Fidel Castro’s 1959 revolution, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday. | Video

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