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In America
May 9, 2018 4:59 am gmt |
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President Donald Trump said on Tuesday (May 8) he was reimposing economic sanctions on Iran and pulling the United States out of an international agreement aimed at stopping Tehran from obtaining a nuclear bomb. The decision is likely to raise the risk of conflict in the Middle East, upset America...
In Britain
May 8, 2018 6:18 am gmt |
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was in Washington on Monday (May 7) to appealed to U.S. President Donald Trump not to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement, saying the deal had weaknesses but they could be addressed given time. Johnson and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks at th...
In Britain
January 22, 2018 5:19 am gmt |
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson landed in London on Sunday (January 21) for the UK leg of a Europe trip that will also include Paris and where Iran will reportedly “dominate” many discussions, and aid said. With President Donald Trump warning of a last chance for “the worst de...
In World
December 20, 2017 6:02 am gmt |
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A missile fired from Yemen at the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh, bears the hallmarks of a weapon provided by Iran, the US ambassador to the UN has said. Nikki Haley said Iran’s actions threatened to drag the world “deeper into a broadening regional conflict”. The missile was shot do...
In Britain
December 10, 2017 6:07 am gmt |
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British foreign minister Boris Johnson held talks on Saturday (December 9) with his Iranian counterpart and other officials, during a visit to Iran where he is expected to seek the release of jailed Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe. After meeting Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Za...
In Uncategorized
November 13, 2017 5:36 am gmt |
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A 7.3-magnitude earthquake has shaken the northern border region between Iran and Iraq, killing at least 221 people and injuring more than 5,660. One Iranian aid agency said 70,000 people needed shelter after the quake, one of the largest this year. At least 207 of those who died were in Iran’s...
In America
October 19, 2017 4:23 am gmt |
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The United States accused Iran on Wednesday (October 18) of violating several United Nations Security Council resolutions, saying it would no longer “turn a blind eye” and asking the 15-member council of Tehran’s behavior: “where’s the outrage?” U.S. President Dona...
In Canada
October 17, 2017 9:39 am gmt |
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A delegation from Global Affairs Canada has traveled to Tehran and held talks with Iranian officials in the continuation of efforts to re-establish diplomatic relations between the two countries. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that the Canadian diplomatic team’s trav...
In World
October 14, 2017 5:32 am gmt |
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People in Tehran watched with bated breath as U.S. President Donald Trump announced during a live broadcast on Friday (October 13) a major shift in U.S. policy towards Iran. Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement in defiance of other world powers, choosing not to certify that Teh...
In America
October 14, 2017 3:53 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement on Friday (October 13) in defiance of other world powers, choosing not to certify that Tehran is complying with the deal and warning he might ultimately terminate it. Trump announced the major shift in U.S. policy in a ...
In America
October 12, 2017 3:54 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday (October 11) appeared to confirm he had North Korea in mind last week when he described a gathering of military leaders as “the calm before the storm.” In an interview with U.S. network Fox News, Trump was asked what he meant with the cryptic phras...
In America
October 7, 2017 5:02 am gmt |
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White House spokesman Sarah Huckabee Sanders defended the administration’s birth control decision and was asked repeatedly on Friday (October 6) to explain President Trump’s “calm before the storm” remark. After discussing Iran and North Korea with U.S. military leaders on Thu...
In World
November 25, 2016 5:29 am gmt |
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Some 100 people, most of them Shia pilgrims from Iran and Afghanistan, have been killed in a truck bomb attack in Iraq, officials say. The blast struck at a petrol station and restaurant near Hilla, some 100 km (60 miles) south of Baghdad. Busloads of pilgrims had stopped there on their way home from...
In Europe
June 23, 2016 12:23 pm gmt |
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Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Wednesday (June 22). Zarif, who is visiting the French capital as part of a European tour, met with the foreign affairs commission of the French Senate in Paris earlier in t...
In India
May 23, 2016 12:17 pm gmt |
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (May 23) held delegation-level talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran to improve bilateral ties. The two sides reportedly discussed issues related to trade, energy, regional connectivity and infrastructure. The Indian delegation included fo...
In India
May 23, 2016 9:47 am gmt |
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Iranian capital Tehran on Sunday (May 22) on a two-day bilateral visit. His first step was at the Bhai Ganga Singh Sabha Gurudwara, a Sikh shrine, where he offered prayers to the deity and took blessings from priests. He said he feels blessed to start hi...
In World
May 18, 2016 11:06 am gmt |
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Iran and Croatia moved to boost bilateral ties on Wednesday (May 18) on the second day of the Croatian president’s visit to the Islamic Republic. President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic arrived in Tehran on Tuesday, at the invitation of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Following a meeting between t...
In World
May 1, 2016 11:47 am gmt |
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Reformists supporting the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani have gained a majority in parliament after a run-off vote of the Islamic Republic’s parliamentary elections held on Friday. Results released by local news agencies show that moderates and reformists have outgained the conservatives, gaining t...
In World
April 18, 2016 8:28 am gmt |
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Iran will put pressure on the United States for better implementation of last year’s nuclear deal on Washington’s part and the inclusion of Tehran in the global financial system, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday. Despite the nuclear agreement reached between ...