Simon Kent

Simon Kent

Iran's Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (R) and European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini arrive for a press conference after a meeting on April 16, 2016 in the capital Tehran.

E.U. Launches Iran Trade Mechanism to Evade U.S. Sanctions

Britain, France and Germany on Thursday launched a long-promised joint trade mechanism designed to evade U.S. sanctions on Iran, drawing applause from the Islamic republic — and an immediate warning from Washington.

Iran's Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (R) and European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs, Federica Mogherini arrive for a press conference after a meeting on April 16, 2016 in the capital Tehran. Mogherini arrived in Tehran on her first visit since a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers …

E.U. Finalizes Deal with Iran to Evade U.S. Trade Sanctions

The European Union (E.U.) is ready to open an alternative channel to drive trade and finance with Iran that would sidestep U.S. sanctions against the Islamic republic, Germany’s foreign minister said Monday.

A picture taken on April 3, 2018 shows vehicles of US-backed coalition forces driving in the northern Syrian town of Manbij. - On the outskirts of Syria's Manbij, Kurdish-led fighters have dug trenches and US-led coalition soldiers patrol from land and sky after Turkey threatened to overrun the northern city. …

Report: U.S. Soldiers Killed in Islamic State Syria Attack

A U.S.-led coalition patrol in Syria’s disputed northern Manbij was attacked by an Islamic State suicide bomber on Wednesday, claiming the life of at least two American soldiers, according to local reports.