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Russia earns nearly $1 bln thanks to U.S. sanctions

U.S. oil sanctions against Iran and Venezuela increased demand for oil from Russia, which allowed Russian exporters to earn at least $905 million in additional revenues between November and July, according to Bloomberg’s calculations. …

Pobeda Airlines resumes selling tickets to Armenia

Russia's Pobeda low-cost carrier will resume selling air tickets to Armenia’s Gyumri, the airline's press service said. "Today we resume selling flights to Gyumri: the airport promised to take all necessary measures …

Iran's tanker Grace 1 to leave Gibraltar under new name

Iran's oil tanker Grace 1, released yesterday from Gibraltar after being held there for over a month, will head to the Mediterranean Sea under a new name, Adrian Darya, deputy head of Iran's Ports and Maritime Organization Jalil …

Turkey's Malatya hit by 3.1 magnitude quake

A 3.1 magnitude earthquake hit the Turkish province of Malatya today. The quake struck the Arguvan district at 03:12 local time at a depth of 3.3 kilometers, according to Turkish media. No damage or …

Zarif: detention of Grace1 tanker was unlawful

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that the detention of Iran's Grace 1 tanker by Gibraltar was illegal, despite the fact that it was released. "Nothing changes the fact: detention was 100% …

UEFA Europa League: Pyunik 0-4 Wolves

The UK football club Wolverhampton Wanderers have once again thrashed Armenia's Pyunik 0-4 in the second leg of the UEFA Europa League third qualifying round yesterday evening at Molineux. Wolves' goals came from Pedro Neto …

Israel bars Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib from visiting

Israel is blocking two US Democratic lawmakers and prominent critics of Israel from visiting, BBC reports. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib were due to visit the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem next week. Both have supported …