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M K Bhadrakumar |With the “2+2” dialogue between India and the United States due to begin in New Delhi on Thursday, the Modi government...
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AFP |The presidents of Iran, Russia, and Turkey meet Friday in Tehran for a summit set to decide the future of Idlib province amid...
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Pakistan once again opts to stand with a friend, Iran, over the USA

News Analysis |Foreign Minister of Iran, Javad Zarif, visited Pakistan as the first foreign dignitary to meet with Prime Minister Imran Khan and Foreign...
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Iran rejects French call for wider talks

AFP |Iran rejected France's call for talks on issues beyond the nuclear dossier on Friday, saying it was impossible so long as Western powers...
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Iran to open lawsuit against US sanctions at ICJ

AFP |Iran will argue Monday against renewed sanctions imposed by the United States, as a bitter legal battle between Tehran and Washington opens before...
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Renegotiating Iran’s nuclear deal- Sabena Siddiqi

Sabena Siddiqi |Preparing for the long haul of U.S. sanctions ahead, Iran is trying to insulate itself and keep a “resistance economy” afloat. Already...
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Time is running out and Iran still has no dependable option to come out...

News Analysis |Iranian President Hassan Rouhani urged the French President Emmanuel Macron to keep up the promises made in the nuclear deal while talking...
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Four questions on Iran’s legal challenge to US sanctions

AFP |Iran's legal challenge against renewed sanctions by the United States goes before the UN's International Court of Justice on Monday. Here are four key...
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Tehran museum lionises war in which Iran took on ‘world’

AFP |With its air raid simulator and battlefield reconstructions, the state-of-the-art Holy Defence Museum in Tehran seeks to glorify the Iran-Iraq war as a...
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Amid ethnic protests, Iran warns of foreign meddling

James M. Dorsey | Iran has raised the specter of a US-Saudi effort to destabilize the country by exploiting economic grievances against the backdrop of...
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Caspian Sea nations sign landmark deal

AFP |The leaders of the five states bordering the resource-rich Caspian Sea signed a landmark deal Sunday on the legal status of the inland...
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Amid soaring ties with Canada, Saudi Arabia trying to better relations with Iran

News Analysis |In a breakthrough move, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has decided to allow an Iranian official in Riyadh to administer Iranian interest in...
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Iraq caught in crossfire of US sanctions on Iran

AFP |Caught in the crossfire between its key allies Tehran and Washington, Iraq's economy could suffer the heaviest collateral damage from the US reimposing...
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Saudi Arabia and Iran woo incoming Pakistani prime minister

James M Dorsey |An offer by a Saudi-backed bank to lend financially strapped Pakistan US$4 billion is likely intended to bolster Saudi influence when former international...
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Afghans return home in record numbers as Iran currency plunges

AFP |Migrant workers squeezed into battered taxis pull into the Four Seasons of Freedom hotel in western Afghanistan, part of a wave of Afghans...
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Trump warns world against business with Iran as sanctions return

AFP |US President Donald Trump warned the world Tuesday against doing business with Iran as Washington reimposed "the most biting sanctions ever" on the...
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‘My life is being destroyed’: Iranians react to sanctions return

AFP |Many Iranians blame their own government for the return of US sanctions, but they also fear it could be the "final nail in...
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European losers in new Iranian sanctions game

AFP |US President Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out of the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran and reimpose a raft of...
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Rouhani summoned by Iranian lawmakers to answer their questions as the economy deteriorates

News Analysis |Iranian lawmakers have summoned the President Hassan Rouhani to appear before the parliament and answer their concerns about the issues related to...
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Iran volatile on eve of US sanctions

AFP |Iranians are hunkering down for the return of US sanctions on Monday with a run on gold and hard currency as they scramble...
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Can the US make Iran sanctions stick?

James M Dorsey |Recent Iranian trade figures suggest that the United Arab Emirates, a strong backer of US efforts to squeeze Iran economically, could emerge...
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Talking to Rouhani: Is Trump shooting from the hip or following a script?

James M Dorsey |Message to Abu Dhabi, Riyadh and Tel Aviv: Not to worry, US President Donald J. Trump has no intention of meeting...
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Trump predicts Iran talks pretty soon

AFP |US President Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that talks with arch-foe Iran were imminent, despite silence from the Islamic republic's leaders to his offer...
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Iran’s currency crisis triggers corruption crackdown

AFP |With its currency plummeting ahead of the reimposition of US sanctions, Iran has responded with dozens of arrests and claims of an enemy...
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Iran replaces central bank chief as economy faces crisis

AFP |Iran replaced its central bank chief on Wednesday, local media reported, amid the fallout over banking scandals and the crisis facing the country's...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...

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