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US House ‘approves’ Iran, Hezbollah sanctions

Israel would use force to prevent N-Iran WASHINGTON, Oct 26, (Agencies): The House has approved bipartisan legislation to slap new sanctions on Iran for its pursuit of long-range ballistic missiles without derailing the 2015 international nuclear accord that President Donald Trump has threatened to unravel. The bill passed Thursday 423-2. …

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Missile program to accelerate: Tehran

ANKARA, Oct 19, (Agencies): Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) said on Thursday its ballistic missile programme would accelerate despite US and European Union pressure to suspend it, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported. In a significant US policy shift on Oct 13, President Donald Trump disavowed Iran’s compliance with …

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Visitor in Iran has rights

“The value of each one of us is based on the level of our self belief” – Iranian revolutionary Dr Ali Shariat (1933-1977). Faleh has many fans. He is known to his followers on social media for his trips in Europe onboard a classic 70s sports car — the famous …

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Iran ‘Nobel’ for pretence

THE Arab adage, “They satisfied us with beating, so we satisfied them with swearing,” applies to the Iranian policy. At a time when Tehran is begging for lifting of sanctions to silence the voices of 56 percent of its population living below the poverty line because of Tehran’s terror operations …

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Tehran rejects US claims of North Korea missile link

TEHRAN, Sept 25, (AFP): Iran said Monday that suggestions by US President Donald Trump that it was working with North Korea on missile development were “nonsense”. Foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi was responding to a tweet by Trump over the weekend in which the US president wrote: “Iran just test …

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Trump casts doubt on N-deal after missile test

Multiple warheads, 2,000 kilometers range for Khoramshahr missile WASHINGTON, Sept 24, (AFP): President Donald Trump gave a stark warning Saturday that cast growing uncertainty over whether a nuclear deal clinched with Iran would survive after the Islamic republic tested a new mediumrange missile. State television carried footage of the launch …

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Iran must invest to avoid WC disappointment: Queiroz

HONG KONG, Sept 11, (RTRS): Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has urged the country’s authorities to commit more funding to the preparations for next year’s World Cup finals or risk elimination in the group stages yet again. Queiroz’s side became the first team from Asia to book their ticket for Russia …

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Beware Iran’s ME creep

I DO not wish to sound alarmist but after piecing the puzzle together I cannot escape the conclusion that Tehran’s mid-to-long term strategy is not only aimed at dominating the region but also targets Makkah and Madinah. The Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has been working towards that goal for many years. …

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Push for action on Iran – Trump, Tillerson disagree

UNITED NATIONS, United States, Aug 2, (Agencies): The United States, backed by France, Britain and Germany on Wednesday pushed for action at the UN Security Council following Iran’s launch of a satellite rocket, described by Washington as a threatening and provocative step. US Ambassador Nikki Haley argued in a letter …

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Guard said to use northern Gulf waters near Kuwait – Iran exploits new routes to arm Yemen rebels

LONDON, Aug 1, (RTRS): Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have started using a new route across the Gulf to funnel covert arms shipments to their Houthi allies in Yemen’s civil war, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters. In March, regional and Western sources told Reuters that Iran was shipping weapons …

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