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Rouhani evokes Iran-Iraq war in appeal to defy US pressure

Tehran lets money exchanges import foreign bills as rial sinks TEHRAN, Sept 8, (Agencies): Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani evoked memories of the devastating Iran-Iraq war on Saturday to call for unity in the face of economic hardships and US pressure. “Today, the government is on the frontlines. This is an …

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US to ‘help’ countries replace Iran oil, may consider waivers

TEHRAN SAYS TO GO BEYOND PREVIOUS ENRICHMENT IF DEAL FAILS NEW DELHI, Sept 6, (Agencies): Washington will consider waivers for Iranian oil buyers such as India but they must eventually halt imports as sanctions are imposed on Tehran, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. Pompeo, who is …

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Tehran skirts Hormuz for oil exports

Iran to export oil despite US pressure: Rouhani TEHRAN, Sept 4, (Agencies): Iran is to move its main oil export terminal from the Gulf to the Oman Sea, President Hassan Rouhani announced on Tuesday, sparing its tankers from using the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Rouhani said exports were already being …

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Britain backs deal … Japan to halt oil

INDIA LETS STATE REFINERS USE IRAN TANKERS, INSURANCE TEHRAN, Sept 3, (Agencies): British Minister of State for Middle East and North Africa Alistair Burt Sunday called on European companies to continue their work and investments in Iran, and to overcome technical obstacles facing economic cooperation between the two sides. “We …

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Concern, denial Iran missiles in Iraq – Tehran wants Europe to act on N-deal

KHAMENEI SAYS WAR UNLIKELY BUT URGES DEFENSE BOOST WASHINGTON, Sept 2, (Agencies): US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced Saturday deep concern over reports of Iran transferring ballistic missiles into Iraq. Pompeo said in a tweet “deeply concerned about reports of Iran transferring ballistic missiles into Iraq.” He added “if …

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Rouhani censured as pragmatists wane LONDON, Aug 28, (Agencies): Iran’s parliament voted on Tuesday to reject President Hassan Rouhani’s explanations for economic hardship after a dramatic grilling on live TV, a sign his pragmatic faction is losing sway to hardline rivals as new US sanctions begin to bite. The vote …

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Tehran calls for strengthening ties with Qatar – Iran to UN court over US sanctions THE HAGUE, Netherlands, Aug 27, (Agencies): Iran went to the United Nations’ highest court Monday in a bid to have US sanctions lifted following President Donald Trump’s decision earlier this year to re-impose them, calling the …

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Iran MPs fire Finance as woes mount – US accused of waging psychological war

TEHRAN, Aug 26, (Agencies): Iran’s parliament impeached Economy Minister Masoud Karbasian on Sunday in the latest blow to embattled President Hassan Rouhani as he struggles to face down a mounting economic crisis. Karbasian is the second cabinet minister to be sacked this month, following the impeachment of Labour Minister Ali …

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Iran awaits EU oil, bank guarantees

U.S. CRITICIZES EUROPEAN AID PACKAGE FOR TEHRAN TEHRAN, Aug 25, (Agencies): Iran awaiting European guarantees on the sale of Iranian oil and banking relations, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday, according to the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA). President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of a …

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US Action Group ‘plots overthrow’

Tehran seeks solutions to oil sales, revenue transfers LONDON, Aug 19, (Agencies): Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said on Sunday that a new Iran Action Group in the US State Department aimed to overthrow the Islamic Republic, but would fail. He was speaking on the 65th anniversary of a …

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