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Iran, Zarif, Gulf states, security, deprived

Iran’s Zarif: Either all Gulf states have security, or all will be de...

10 October, 2019 1:49 pm 1:49 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Either all Gulf countries enjoy security, “or they will all be deprived of it,” Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday in an opinion piece in the Kuwaiti Al Rai newspaper. Saudi Arabia, which is locked in several proxy wars in the region with arch foe Iran, has blamed Tehran … Read More


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Turkish forces push deeper into northeast Syria: ministry

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

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish commandos pushed deeper into Syrian territory east of the Euphrates river on the second day of a offensive against Kurdish militia, as a withdrawal by US forces opened up a dangerous new phase in the region’s eight-year-old conflict. Ashamed of Washington’s role in making way for the Turkish incursion, senior members … Read More


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‘Childish’ of US to sanction Iran foreign minister Zarif: Rouha...

08 August, 2019 1:28 pm 1:28 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused the United States of “childish behaviour” and acting out of fear on Thursday after Washington imposed sanctions on Iran’s foreign minister Javad Zarif amid rising tensions between the two countries. The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, blocking any property … Read More


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US puts sanctions on Iranian FM Zarif

08 August, 2019 8:21 am 8:21 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The US imposed sanctions on Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, targeting the country’s top spokesman and potentially hurting chances of diplomatic talks amid rising tensions between the two countries. Zarif, a critical figure in the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, dismissed the action and said it would not affect him. US President … Read More


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Iran’s Zarif warns US of ‘consequences’ over oil sanction...

04 April, 2019 8:54 pm 8:54 pm

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The United States must be prepared for consequences if it tries to stop Iran from selling oil and using the Strait of Hormuz, Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned on Wednesday, while also offering to negotiate prisoner swaps with Washington. The United States on Monday demanded buyers of Iranian oil … Read More


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Iran’s Rouhani rejects resignation of ally Zarif, says he is not alon...

02 February, 2019 12:02 am 12:02 am

DUBAI/GENEVA (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani rejected the resignation of his foreign minister on Tuesday, standing by a leading moderate ally long targeted by hardliners in internal factional struggles over a 2015 nuclear deal with the West. Zarif – a US-educated veteran diplomat who helped craft the pact that curbed Iran’s nuclear programme in … Read More


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Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif resigns

02 February, 2019 1:19 pm 1:19 pm

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, the urbane, US-educated architect of its 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, announced his resignation unexpectedly on Monday on Instagram. “Many thanks for the generosity of the dear and brave people of Iran and its authorities over the past 67 months. I sincerely apologise for the … Read More