Iranian official: There won’t be war with the US

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Ali Shamkhani, senior Iranian official, says ‘no reason for war’ with US, demands reduction of Iran’s obligations under nuclear deal. Ali Shamkhani, secretary of the Iranian Supreme National Security Council – Reuters A senior Iranian official on Wednesday promised that … Read More

US president says war would be ‘end’ of Iran as tensions rise

Reuters:  Tensions have risen between Iran under President Hassan Rouhani and the US under President Donald Trump US President Donald Trump has issued a stern warning to Iran, suggesting it will be destroyed if a conflict breaks out between the … Read More

Rouhani says Iran and U.S. tensions are at ‘a maximum’

LONDON (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday relations with the United States had rarely been so bad and that sanctions imposed by the Trump administration targeting Tehran’s oil and banking sectors amounted to “a terrorist act”. Animosity … Read More

Iran presents new fateh submarine armed with cruise missile

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DUBAI – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday inaugurated a new domestically-built submarine armed with cruise missiles at a time of rising tensions with its arch-enemy the United States. “From this moment, the Fateh Submarine joins Iran’s naval force with … Read More

US ‘disturbed and deeply disappointed’ by EU over Iran sanctions

US President Donald J. Trump is seen on a screen as he addresses the General Debate of the General Assembly of the United Nations at United Nations Headquarters in New York, New York, USA, 25 September 2018. [EPA-EFE/JUSTIN LANE] Tensions … Read More

Iran nuclear chief announces completion of new facility to produce centrifuges

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (L) and Iran’s Atomic Energy Organisation chief Ali Akbar Salehi address journalists at the Bushehr nuclear power plant in Bushehr on January 13, 2015Mohammad Berno (Iranian Presidency/AFP/File) Iran’s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi on Sunday announced … Read More

Iran says it will unveil new fighter jet, continue developing missiles

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Tehran’s defense minister claims aircraft, believed to be the Qaher F-313, will fly over Iranian skies as part of National Defense Industry Day celebrations next week Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, center, listens to an unidentified pilot during a ceremony … Read More

Iran’s Khamenei: ‘No war, no negotiations with the US’

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Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei at the shrine of Imam Ridha in Mashhad, Iran.  Khamenei.ir Khamenei said economic woes were result of internal mismanagement by the govt. and not just US pressure. Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Monday … Read More

Trump reinstates Iran sanctions, slams ‘horrible’ nuclear deal

The Trump administration is effectively ending United States participation in the Iran nuclear agreement at midnight as Monday turns to Tuesday. That’s when the Treasury Department is set to restore many of the sanctions the Obama administration lifted as part … Read More

Trump offers to meet with Iranian President Rouhani, without preconditions

President Trump said Monday he would be willing to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani with “no preconditions,” on the heels of a fiery exchange of threats earlier this month. “I would certainly meet with Iran if they wanted to … Read More

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