The United States said Monday it would start imposing sanctions on friends such as India that buy Iranian oil, in its latest aggressive step to counter Tehran that could jeopardize US relationships. The announcement sent global crude prices...
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Since the arrival of the Trump administration, Washington has been taking a harsh approach towards Iran in its foreign policy. The US notably withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal on 8 May 2018 and imposed hefty sanctions against Tehran's oil, banking...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - The labelling of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organisation by the United States will entail consequences and Tehran is going to warn all foreign ministers about them through letters, Iranian Foreign...
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After reportedly signing agreements with Saudi Arabia worth $20 billion during a visit of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to Pakistan this February, Islamabad is turning towards Riyadh’s regional adversary, Tehran.
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The Israeli military has previously carried out airstrikes in Syria, claiming they were targeting Iranian forces in the Arab Republic. Tehran, for its part, has stressed that Iran's military presence in Syria was limited to military advisors and...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Tehran opposes any interference in the domestic affairs of Sudan, spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry Bahram Ghasemi said on Thursday, expressing his hope for the stabilisation of the situation in the African nation.
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Iran strongly condemns Saudi Arabia and Bahrain for supporting the United States' decision to designate Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organisation, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said on...
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On Monday, President Donald Trump announced that the United States designated Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist group. In response to the US move, Tehran accused Washington of supporting terrorism and recognised the US Central...
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An Iranian delegation landed in Venezuela on Monday to discuss launching direct flights between the two countries, Venezuela's foreign minister said, as Tehran voices support for President Nicolas Maduro against the opposition backed by most Western...
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Who would win?
With the United States withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear deal with Iran, a war with Tehran seems to be a distinct possibility. In the event of a military conflict between...
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Tensions between Tehran and Tel Aviv remain high over Syria, with the Israeli military claiming to have carried out 200+ attacks on 'Iranian targets' in the war-torn Arab country over the past few years.
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Is that possible?
Could Israeli air strikes in Syria trigger war between Israel and Russia?
Israel remains determined to continue pounding Iranian forces in Syria in a bid to keep Tehran’s forces away from...
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An Iranian official says deadly floods that hit some of Iran’s provinces this week have caused heavy financial losses to the Islamic Republic’s agriculture sector.
A Friday report by Tehran-based state-approved newspaper Hamshahri quoted the...
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The Iranian foreign minister issued a measured response to the US secretary of state, who claimed this week that it was "possible" that Donald Trump had been divinely sent to Earth by God in order to save Israel from the "Iranian menace."
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According to Press TV, the Iran Air plane with 100 passengers on board heading to Tehran had to perform an emergency landing at Mehrabad International Airport due to landing gear failure.
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An airplane with 100 passengers on board has caught fire at Tehran's Mehrabad Airport, Fars news agency reported, citing the head of Tehran's emergency department. All of the passengers have been evacuated and emergency services have started to...
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Authored by Sharmine Narwani, commentator and analyst of Mideast geopolitics based in Beirut
It took a country-wide power outage in Venezuela, whispers of a cyberattack, and smug tweets from US officials to make me suddenly recall the...
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MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Some states in the Middle East are investing in suspicious nuclear projects and this fact will make Tehran review its own defence strategy, Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said on...
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A group of Iranian lawyers has added its voice to international criticism of Tehran for sentencing a female colleague to additional years in prison in relation to her work in defending Iranian rights activists.
In an open letter to the Iranian...
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