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Iran’s president says Tehran watches US closely, but won’t star...

04 April, 2020 5:59 pm 5:59 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that Tehran was closely following US activities, but would never initiate a conflict in the region. Rouhani’s comments, which come at a time of rising tension between Washington and Tehran, were made during a telephone call to Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, Iranian … Read More

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UN nuclear watchdog admonishes Iran for denying access to two sites

03 March, 2020 8:45 am 8:45 am

VIENNA/PARIS (Reuters) – The UN watchdog policing Iran’s troubled nuclear deal with major powers admonished Tehran for failing to answer its questions about past nuclear activities at three sites and for denying it access to two of them. Reuters first reported on Monday that the IAEA planned to issue a second report in addition to … Read More

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Rouhani says Iran will never yield to US pressure for talks

02 February, 2020 11:00 am 11:00 am

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran will never hold talks with the United States under pressure, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday, adding that Tehran’s help was essential in establishing security in the Middle East. Relations between Tehran and Washington reached crisis point in 2018 after US President Donald Trump abandoned a 2015 pact between Iran and … Read More

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Mission of de-escalating tensions: FM leaves for Iran, Saudi Arabia

01 January, 2020 12:34 pm 12:34 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Mission to reduce tensions in the region, Foreign Minister (FM) Shah Mehmood Qureshi has left for Iran and Saudi Arabia visit. It is pertinent to mention here that the foreign minister is visiting Iran and Saudi Arabia for peace in region on the direction of Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan. During … Read More

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US ready for serious negotiations with Iran

01 January, 2020 7:08 pm 7:08 pm

WASHINGTON (92 News) – The US has said that it is ready for unconditional and serious negotiations with Iran following the countries’ exchange of hostilities. In a letter to the United Nations (UN), the US justified the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani as an act of self-defence. Iran retaliated by firing missiles at airbases … Read More

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No US troops hurt in Iran strikes, says Trump

01 January, 2020 10:35 pm 10:35 pm

BAGHDAD/WASHINGTON/DUBAI (92 News/Reuters) – US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that no US troops hurt in Iranian missile strikes on bases in Iraq. While addressing to the nation, the US president maintained that the Iranian missiles had not harmed any US troops stationed there and damage was minimal, an outcome he said showed Tehran … Read More

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Iran not to observe restrictions on uranium enrichment

01 January, 2020 11:00 am 11:00 am

TEHRAN ( 92 News ) – Iran has announced that it will no longer abide by any of the restrictions imposed by 2015 nuclear deal. The announcement followed a meeting of the cabinet in Tehran. According to the announcement, Iran would not observe limitations on enrichment. On the other hand, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas … Read More

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Iran condemns Trump as ‘terrorist in a suit’ after attack threa...

01 January, 2020 5:50 pm 5:50 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran condemned Donald Trump on Sunday as a “terrorist in a suit” after the US president threatened to hit 52 Iranian sites hard if Tehran attacks Americans or US assets in retaliation for the killing of military commander Qassem Soleimani. As the two countries assailed each other in a war of words, … Read More

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Iranian hackers breach US govt website after Soleimani’s assassination

01 January, 2020 2:42 pm 2:42 pm

TEHRAN (AFP) – Iranian hackers breached the website of a little-known US government agency and posted messages vowing revenge for Washington’s assassination of top military commander Qasem Soleimani. The website of the Federal Depository Library Program was replaced with a page titled Iranian Hackers! that displayed images of Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and … 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

US threatens to down any nearby Iranian drones, Tehran denies incident

07 July, 2019 4:30 pm 4:30 pm

WASHINGTON/DUBAI (Reuters) – The United States threatened on Friday to destroy any Iranian drones flying too closely to its ships and said it had “clear evidence” that it shot one down in a festering stand-off with Tehran in the world’s most important oil shipping zone. Iran earlier on Friday denied losing one of its drones … Read More

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Iran summons UK ambassador in oil tanker seizure row

07 July, 2019 10:55 am 10:55 am

TEHRAN (Web Desk) – Iran has summoned the British ambassador in Tehran to complain about what it says was the illegal seizure of an Iranian oil tanker. British Royal Marines helped the authorities in Gibraltar seize the ship because of evidence it was heading to Syria in breach of EU sanctions. Spain’s acting foreign minister … Read More

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Trump warned Tehran a US attack was imminent, called for talks: Iranian off...

06 June, 2019 4:52 pm 4:52 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian officials told Reuters on Friday that Tehran had received a message from US President Donald Trump warning that a US attack on Iran was imminent but saying he was against war and wanted talks on a range of issues. News of the message, delivered through Oman overnight, came shortly after the … Read More

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Saudi Arabia blames Iran for oil tanker attacks

06 June, 2019 10:24 am 10:24 am

RIYADH (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia’s crown prince blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and called on the international community to take a “decisive stand” but said in an interview published on Sunday that the kingdom does not want a war in the region. Attacks on two oil tankers … Read More

FM Qureshi meets Chinese counterpart, discusses bilateral relations

12 December, 2018 2:51 pm 2:51 pm

BEIJING (92 News) – Pakistan and China have reiterated their support to Afghan-led and Afghan-owned peace process in Afghanistan. The agreement came during a meeting between Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Beijing. The two sides had an in-depth exchange of views on the entire spectrum of bilateral relations … Read More