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G7-summit

France, Britain aim to show unity on Iran as G7 looms

08 August, 2019 12:41 am 12:41 am

BIARRITZ, France (Reuters) – France and Britain aimed on Friday to present a united front on how to deal with Iran, where they have been at odds with the United States, as world powers prepare to discuss tensions on the issue during the G7 leaders’ summit. European states have been scrambling to save a 2015 … Read More



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Iran unveils new missile defence system, calls US talks ‘useless̵...

08 August, 2019 7:31 am 7:31 am

TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has inducted a locally built air-defence system into the country’s missile defence network at an unveiling ceremony in the capital, Tehran. The display of the new system, Bavar-373, on Tuesday came amid heightened tensions with the United States, which last year unilaterally withdrew from a multinational nuclear deal signed between world powers … Read More



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Macron will take up Kashmir with Modi on the sidelines of G-7 summit

08 August, 2019 7:28 am 7:28 am

PARIS (92 News) – France has too stepped into the shoes of United States and United Kingdom for announcing to take up the matter of atrocities being committed by Indian army in the occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IoK) with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi. French president Emmanuel Macron will convey his reservations to PM Modi … Read More



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Protests held in Tehran to condemn Indian atrocities in Iok

08 August, 2019 9:29 am 9:29 am

TEHRAN (92 News) – Hundreds of people from all walks of life and communities held protests and rallies at Tehran in capital city of Iran against Indian atrocities in Indian Occupied Kashmir (IoK). Protest demonstrations continued all over the world to express solidarity with the innocent Kashmiri people and severe violations of human rights in … Read More



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Iran says Britain might free oil tanker soon: IRNA

08 August, 2019 4:58 pm 4:58 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran said on Tuesday that Britain might free its oil tanker Grace 1 soon in a maritime saga that has exacerbated frictions between Tehran and the West. But a source for the government of British Mediterranean territory Gibraltar, where marines seized the tanker on July 4 on suspicion of violating European sanctions … Read More



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Merchant vessels: Britain joins US for maritime security mission in Gulf

08 August, 2019 2:53 am 2:53 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain on Monday joined the United States in a maritime security mission in the Gulf to protect merchant vessels travelling through the Strait of Hormuz after Iran seized a British-flagged vessel. British officials stressed that there was no change to London’s policy on Iran but joining the United States is the most … Read More



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Iran seizes Iraqi oil tanker smuggling fuel in Gulf: State TV

08 August, 2019 2:06 am 2:06 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian Revolutionary Guards seized an Iraqi oil tanker in the Gulf which they said was smuggling fuel and detained seven crewmen, Iran’s state media reported on Sunday, in a show of power amid heightened tension with the West. The vessel was intercepted near Iran’s Farsi Island in the Gulf, Iran’s semi-official Fars … Read More



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Houthi attack kills more than 30 in Yemen’s Aden, Saudi blames Iran

08 August, 2019 11:03 pm 11:03 pm

ADEN (Reuters) – Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi movement launched missile and drone attacks on Thursday on a military parade in Aden, the seat of government and a stronghold of the Saudi-led military coalition, killing 36 people according to the interior ministry. An explosion hit a military camp belonging to the Yemeni Security Belt forces backed by … Read More



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Britain tells Iran: release ship to come out of dark

07 July, 2019 10:24 pm 10:24 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain told Iran on Monday that if it wants to come of the dark it must follow international rules and release a British-flagged oil tanker seized by its forces in the Gulf. Iranian commandos seized the Stena Impero near the Strait of Hormuz, the world’s most important waterway for oil shipments, on … Read More



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Iran says meeting with parties to nuclear deal constructive

07 July, 2019 8:23 pm 8:23 pm

VIENNA (Reuters) – An emergency meeting with parties to Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with major powers was “constructive”, Iranian official Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday, but said Tehran would continue to reduce its nuclear commitments if Europeans failed to salvage the pact. “The atmosphere was constructive. Discussions were good. I cannot say that we resolved … Read More



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Iran is ready to negotiate but not for surrender: President Rouhani

07 July, 2019 2:04 pm 2:04 pm

GENEVA (Reuters) – Iran is ready for just negotiations but not if they mean surrender, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, without saying what talks he had in mind. Rouhani seemed to be referring to possible negotiations with the United States. US President Donald Trump withdrew from a landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran … Read More



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Iran issues fresh alert against international naval coalition in the Gulf

07 July, 2019 9:49 am 9:49 am

TEHRAN (Web Desk) – Senior Iranian officials have warned against any attempt to form an international coalition to protect shipping in the Gulf, with its first vice president saying the move will only bring insecurity to the region. The alert response comes after Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands and France backed UK’s proposal for a European … Read More



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Britain calls for European naval mission to counter Iran’s ‘pir...

07 July, 2019 8:52 am 8:52 am

LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) – Britain called on Monday for a European-led naval mission to ensure safe shipping through the Strait of Hormuz, days after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker in what London described as an act of “state piracy” in the strategic waterway. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt outlined the plans to parliament after a meeting of … Read More



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Standoff: UK calls oil ship seizure ‘hostile act’ as Iran relea...

07 July, 2019 12:36 pm 12:36 pm

GENEVA/LONDON (Reuters) – The United Kingdom has denounced Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a “hostile act” and rejected Tehran’s explanation that it seized the vessel because it had been involved in an accident. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards posted a video online showing speedboats pulling alongside the Stena Impero tanker, its … Read More



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Twitter suspends Iran news agencies over ‘harassment of Baha’is...

07 July, 2019 10:46 am 10:46 am

(Web Desk) – Twitter has suspended several Iranian news accounts over alleged harassment of people who follow the Baha’i faith. Young Journalists Club (YJC), run by state broadcaster IRIB, state-run IRNA, and Mehr were among the Farsi-language accounts suspended on Saturday. Some agencies, including Fars agency and English-language Press TV, remained active on the site. … Read More



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