United Kingdom

page 7
Pompeo: EU put constraints on U.S.-UK relationship

The U.S.-UK relationship in the economic and security sectors will grow stronger after Brexit, U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said, speaking to radio interviewer Hugh Hewitt. Answering the question if the …

Read
Johnson suspends UK parliament

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will limit parliament’s opportunity to derail his Brexit plans by cutting the amount of time it sits between now and EU exit day on October 31. Johnson said he would set …

Read
Johnson encouraged by talks on Brexit with Merkel

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has met French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris for Brexit talks today. Before the meeting, Johnson said that he was powerfully encouraged by his conversations …

Read
Date of Macron-Johnson talks revealed

French President Emmanuel Macron will meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on August 22 to discuss Brexit as well as the crises in Iran and Syria, an official from Macron’s office said. …

Read
Merkel plans to meet Johnson

A meeting between Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is planned soon, a spokesman for the German government Steffen Seibert said, adding that details would be …

Read
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% …

Read
British-Iranian academic detained in Tehran

British-Iranian anthropologist Kameel Ahmady has been detained in Tehran on unspecified allegations. Ahmady, an Iranian Kurd who was born in Mahabad, was granted British citizenship in 1994 but had been living in Iran for …

Read
British warship deployed to the Gulf - media

  A Royal Navy warship has set sail to join a US-led taskforce to protect merchant ships from Iranian forces in the Gulf. Type-23 frigate HMS Kent left Portsmouth Naval Base to take over duties in the Strait of …

Read
IRGC: Iran can detain any ship, it wants to

The commander of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corp (IRGC) navy Alireza Tangsiri has said Iran will assure the security of the Strait of Hormuz as long as it is able to export oil. Tangsiri in an interview with …

Read
UK to ease visa restrictions on top scientists

Britain will relax its immigration rules to attract more elite scientists after Brexit by seeking to fast-track visas, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said. "To ensure we continue to lead the way in the …

Read
UK foreign secretary pledges commitment to JCPOA

The United Kingdom upholds its commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, UK foreign secretary Dominic Raab said at the press conference after his meeting with U.S. secretary of state Mike Pompeo. …

Read
UK blames Russia for INF Treaty collapse

Russia is to blame after the United States withdrew from the landmark nuclear missile pact (INF) between the two countries, British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said. "Russia has caused the INF Treaty to …

Read

Populars