Iran’s nuclear chief Salehi: We are running out of patience with EU

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“If we cannot sell our oil and we don’t enjoy financial transactions, then I don’t think keeping the deal will benefit us anymore.” Iran’s nuclear chief said on Tuesday he was warning the European Union’s top diplomat that Tehran’s patience … Read More

Iran’s President Warns of a ‘War Situation’ as the U.S. Reimposes Sanctions

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(TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran greeted the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Monday with air defense drills and an acknowledgement from President Hassan Rouhani the nation faces a “war situation,” raising Mideast tensions as America’s maximalist approach to the Islamic Republic … Read More

Trump imposes new Hezbollah sanctions, promises more against Iran

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President also claims Tehran no longer looking for access to Mediterranean at White House event marking anniversary of Beirut Marine barracks bombing. WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed legislation Thursday imposing new sanctions against Hezbollah, the Iran-backed terrorist group behind … Read More

Analysis Merkel Wants to Talk High-tech in Israel, but Iran and Palestinians May Dampen Mood

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The German chancellor is in Israel hoping to improve economic ties between the two countries. But a Bedouin village and the Gaza Strip could cast a large shadow over proceedings this week. Merkel and the Netanyahus at their home, October … Read More

Iran Denies Netanyahu’s ‘Ridiculous’ Secret Tehran Nuclear Facility Claims

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‘Time for Israel to fess up and open its illegal nuclear weapons program to international inspectors,’ says Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif at a meeting with Chinese counterpart Wang Yi during an ASEAN … Read More

Netanyahu uncovers 2nd Tehran atomic site

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed to the United Nations General Assembly that Israel has discovered a second hidden atomic site in Iran’s capital city of Tehran – before promising that whatever the Islamic Republic tries to hide, Israel will … 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

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasts John Kerry over Iran meetings as ‘unseemly’

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a press conference at the State Department in Washington, DC, September 14, 2018. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP)SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images ORIG FILE ID: AFP_19412L(Photo: AFP/Getty Images) WASHINGTON – Secretary of State … Read More

White House Threatens Iran With Retaliation Over Militant Attacks

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Protesters stormed and burned the Iranian Consulate in Basra, Iraq, on Friday. Some have accused the United States or Saudi Arabia of being behind the attack.Credit Credit Nabil Al-Jurani/Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has signaled a new phase in its … Read More

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