The US president’s announcement that Saudi Arabia has agreed to his request for a rise in the oil output is tantamount to an American order for the kingdom to bow out of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Iran’s OPEC envoy said.
Turkey’s top diplomat on Friday threatened punitive measures against Greece after the Greek Supreme Court ruled against extraditing eight Turkish officers who escaped from their country by helicopter after the failed coup attempt.
Egyptian judiciary officials have refused to provide Italy with phone records of subscribers in a probe related to a slain Italian student, saying the request runs counter to the Egyptian constitution.
The US Central Intelligence Agency has rejected a journalist’s FOIA request to view a porn collection purportedly recovered from the compound of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan.
A senior Iranian official said that if the Americans do not want to negotiate with Iran, that would be up to them, but they wanted to talk and Iran responded to their request based on international law.