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Iran says 200,000 took to streets in anti-government protests

11 November, 2019 11:55 am 11:55 am

GENEVA (Reuters) – Iran gave a glimpse on Wednesday into the scale of what may have been the biggest anti-government protests in the 40-year history of the Islamic Republic, with an official saying 200,000 people had taken part and a lawmaker saying 7,000 were arrested. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in his strongest remarks since … Read More

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Iraq protesters torch Iran consulate in Najaf, curfew imposed

11 November, 2019 8:00 am 8:00 am

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi protesters stormed the Iranian consulate in the southern city of Najaf and set fire to the building on Wednesday bringing a new level of violence to demonstrations aimed at the downfall of a government backed by Tehran. It was the strongest expression yet of the anti-Iranian sentiment of Iraqi demonstrators, who … Read More

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US to no longer waive sanctions on Iranian nuclear site

11 November, 2019 9:31 am 9:31 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US said it will no longer waive sanctions related to Iran’s Fordow nuclear plant after Tehran resumed uranium enrichment at the underground site. “The right amount of uranium enrichment for the world’s largest state sponsor of terror is zero … There is no legitimate reason for Iran to resume enrichment at … Read More

Iran’s Guards warn protesters of ‘decisive’ action if unr...

11 November, 2019 6:01 pm 6:01 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards warned anti-government protesters of “decisive” action if unrest over gasoline price hikes do not cease, state media said, in a hint that a harsh security crackdown could be on the cards. The protests have spread across the Islamic Republic since Friday, turning political with demonstrators demanding that top … Read More

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Govt allows import of tomatoes from Iran

11 November, 2019 7:39 pm 7:39 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The government has allowed the import of tomatoes from Iran to overcome the crisis of tomatoes. Sources in the Customs Department said that exporters have imported tomatoes on a large scale. They said that hundreds of trailers will be cleared in five days. Adviser for Commerce and Textile Abdur Razzaq Dawood … Read More

Khamenei: Iran not calling for elimination of Jews, wants non-sectarian Isr...

11 November, 2019 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran is not calling for the elimination of the Jewish people, but believes people of all religions should decide Israel’s future, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Friday. Since its Islamic Revolution in 1979, Iran has refused to recognize Israel and has backed militant Palestinian groups. Israel has long accused … Read More

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Iran adds to breaches of nuclear deal with enrichment push: IAEA report

11 November, 2019 8:53 am 8:53 am

VIENNA (Reuters) – Iran is enriching uranium at its underground Fordow site and rapidly accelerating enrichment more broadly, a report by the UN atomic watchdog showed on Monday, outlining Tehran’s latest breaches of its 2015 nuclear deal with major powers. Iran is overstepping the deal’s limits on its nuclear activities one after the other in … Read More

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Iran says it will inject gas into centrifuges at Fordow on Wednesday

11 November, 2019 5:39 pm 5:39 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – Iran will take a new step in reducing commitments to a landmark 2015 nuclear deal on Wednesday by injecting gas into 1,044 centrifuges at its Fordow plant, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday in a speech broadcast live on state TV. All of the steps Iran has taken to reduce its commitments … Read More

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Three killed as Iraqi protesters try to break into Iran consulate in Karbal...

11 November, 2019 4:20 pm 4:20 pm

BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Three protesters were shot dead by Iraqi security forces who opened fire on a crowd trying to storm the Iranian consulate in the Shi’ite Muslim holy city of Kerbala overnight, security and medical sources said on Monday. The incident was the latest sign of anti-Iranian anger that has emerged during the biggest … Read More

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Iran’s Zarif calls on US to return to 2015 nuclear deal

11 November, 2019 9:37 pm 9:37 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States should return to a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and major powers, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday, saying the new US sanctions imposed on Tehran showed failure of Washington’s policy. “Rather than dig itself deeper, US should abandon failed policies & return to #JCPOA (the … Read More

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US carried out secret cyber strike on Iran in wake of Saudi oil attack: off...

10 October, 2019 4:45 pm 4:45 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States carried out a secret cyber operation against Iran in the wake of the Sept. 14 attacks on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities, which Washington and Riyadh blame on Tehran, two U.S. officials have told Reuters. The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the operation took place in late … Read More

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Imran Khan says Donald Trump does not believe in wars

10 October, 2019 9:04 am 9:04 am

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan has said that in his understanding US President Donald Trump does not believe in wars. In an interview with CNN, the prime minister said that during his visit to New York, the US president had asked him to play a role for cordiality in relations between … Read More

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PM visits Madina, pays respect at Roza-e-Rasool (PBUH)

10 October, 2019 8:42 am 8:42 am

MADINA (92 News) – Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan along with his delegation visited Madina Munawwara after holding meetings with Saudi leadership in Riyadh and paid respect at at Roza-e-Rasool (PBUH). Governor of Madina Munawwara Prince Faisal Bin Salman Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud received him at the airport.  Imran Khan along with his delegation … Read More

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PM will visit Saudi Arabia today to defuse rising tensions in Gulf

10 October, 2019 8:15 am 8:15 am

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – After successful visit of Iran, Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan will visit Saudi Arabia on Wednesday (today) on a mission to act as a “facilitator” between Tehran and Riyadh and try to defuse rising tensions in the Gulf. The prime minister will hold key meetings with Saudi leadership to devise solutions … Read More

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Pakistan doesn’t want any conflict between Iran, Saudi Arabia: PM

10 October, 2019 4:53 pm 4:53 pm

TEHRAN (92 News) – Prime minister (PM) Imran Khan has emphasized that Pakistan does not want any conflict between Iran and Saudi Arabia while recognizing that it is a complex and complicated issue. Addressing a joint news conference along with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani after their meeting in Tehran today, Imran Khan said in today’s … Read More