Iran threatens US with counter measure if oil exports are blocked

News Analysis | Iran foreign ministry spokesperson Baharam Qassemi has said that Iran will retaliate with reactionary measures if the country’s oil exports are embargoed...

Trump, Iran drama escalates — via Twitter

AFP | Tensions are mounting between Donald Trump and Iran -- the US president's raw tweet threatening Tehran was met Monday with a similarly bilious...

Iran lodges complaint against US over renewed sanctions

AFP | Iran has called on the UN's top court to order the United States to immediately lift sanctions re-imposed by President Donald Trump in...

The battle for Iran: Policy or regime change?

James M Dorsey | Iran, in the latest of a series of incidents on its western and south-eastern borders, said it had disbanded a Pakistan-based...

Iran says Trump ‘destabilising’ oil market

AFP | Iran on Saturday accused US President Donald Trump of destabilising the oil market with his flurry of tweets taking aim at the OPEC...

World powers back Iran oil exports despite US sanctions threat

AFP | Iran's remaining partners in the 2015 nuclear deal vowed Friday to keep the energy exporter plugged into the global economy despite the US...

Iran talks aim to save nuclear deal after US pullout

AFP | The top diplomats of Iran and five world powers meet Friday as Tehran seeks assurances it will benefit economically from the nuclear deal...

Israel ex-minister goes on trial on charges of spying for Iran

AFP | A former Israeli government minister went on trial on Thursday on charges of spying for arch-foe Iran in a case which has been...

US sticks to goal of cutting Iran oil exports to zero

AFP | The United States remains determined to force Iran to change its behavior by cutting its oil exports to zero, the State Department said...

Arrests in Europe over plot to attack Iran opposition rally

AFP | Belgium, France and Germany have detained six people, including an Iranian diplomat, over an alleged plot to bomb a weekend rally by an...

Hassan Rouhani in Europe to support for nuclear deal

AFP | Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Switzerland on Monday at the start of European trip billed as of "prime importance" after the US...

US supports Iranian protesters against their own regime

News Desk | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent a message of support on Wednesday to Iranians taking part in strikes and protests against...

US presses UN Security Council to sanction Iran

News Desk | The United States urged fellow UN Security Council members Wednesday to punish Iran for "malign behavior" in the Middle East, at a...

U.S demands boycott of Iranian oil; threatens further sanctions

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China’s Xi backs nuclear deal in talks with Iran leader

AFP | Chinese leader Xi Jinping called for the Iran nuclear deal to be "earnestly" implemented as he met the country's president following the US...

Saudi effort to isolate Iran internationally produces results

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Amid U.S. sanctions against Iran, India aims to salvage Chabahar port

News Analysis | India will soon begin talks with Iran on a trade accord just as the US has turned hostile toward the Persian Gulf...

Iran defiant as it holds day of anti-Israel protests

AFP | Iran held its annual day of protest against Israel on Friday, determined to show defiance at a time of mounting pressure from the...

Trump says walking out of nuclear deal has tamed Iran

News Analysis | Talking to the media in a joint press conference with the Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump asserted that abandoning...

China hosts summit with Russia and Iran as nuclear deal wobbles

AFP | Iran, China and Russia may seek ways to salvage the nuclear deal ditched by Donald Trump when their leaders meet this weekend at...

Iran opens enrichment facility at Natanz, 2015 nuclear deal in jeopardy?

News Analysis | Iran has announced on Tuesday that a new enrichment facility has been built in Natanz nuclear site which will enhance its ability...

Netanyahu warns Germany: Stop Iran or expect more refugees

AFP | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday warned Germany that it could see many more Syrian refugees if Berlin fails to adopt a...

Iran’s supreme leader warns Europe of nuclear ‘dream’

AFP | Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday warned European leaders against their "dream" of Tehran continuing to curb its nuclear programme while...

Netanyahu heads to Europe seeking about-face on Iran

AFP | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu embarks Monday on a three-day European tour in Germany set to be dominated by strategic differences on Iran,...

The Indian Illusion: Denying Anti-Iranian Sanctions While Implementing Them

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China to host Iran leader amid nuclear deal upheaval

AFP | Iran's president will attend a summit with his Chinese and Russian counterparts next month, officials in Beijing said Monday, as they try to...

Iran expects measures to save nuclear deal by end of May

AFP | European countries have until the end of May to propose ways to mitigate the effects of the US withdrawal from a landmark nuclear...

Iran’s first female manufacturer, a victim of Trump

AFP | She fought through a male-dominated world to become perhaps Iran's first female manufacturing boss, and was on the cusp of major success with...

Iran nuclear deal signatories meet for first time since US pullout

AFP | Signatories of the Iran nuclear deal meet with the Islamic republic in Vienna on Friday in a bid to save the agreement two...

Speculation mounts over US push for Iran regime change

AFP | Speculation is swirling over the prospect of US willingness to push regime change in Tehran, as US officials including Washington's top diplomat urge...

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