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The US sanctions have already damaged Iran's currency, the rial, as oil is Iran's main source of income. The Iranian currency has declined more than two third of its value since May.

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Thursday said that it “certainly” seems that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared two weeks ago in Istanbul, is dead, adding that if this is confirmed there will be very serious consequences. “It certainly looks that way… Very sad,” said the President when asked by a reporter whether Khashoggi, who …

Washington: One of the suspects identified by Turkey in the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a frequent companion of the kingdom’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the media reported. Three other suspects were linked to Prince Mohammed’s security detail and a fifth was a forensic doctor, holding senior positions in the Saudi Interior Ministry …

Washington: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has condoled former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s death and praised his vision for famously characterising US-India ties as a natural partnership of shared endeavours. In a statement issued by the State Department on Thursday, Pompeo extended his heartfelt condolences to the people of India on losing Vajpayee. Recounting …