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Key German firms quit Iran – Iraq tourism squeezed

BERLIN, Aug 16, (Agencies): German rail operator Deutsche Bahn and Deutsche Telekom are ending projects in Iran after Washington imposed new sanctions against Tehran and said firms doing business with Iran would be barred from doing business with the United States. New US sanctions against Iran took effect last week …

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US said to seek Iranian surrender

Tehran seeks to mitigate damage to people’s lives TEHRAN, Aug 15, (Agencies): The United States is trying to make Iran surrender through the imposition of sanctions, Iranian Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri said on Wednesday. New US sanctions against Iran took effect last week, and President Donald Trump said companies doing business …

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Ditch N-deal, UK urged – Iraq PM cancels visit to angered Iran

LONDON, Aug 12, (Agencies): The United States urged Britain on Sunday to ditch its support for a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran and instead join forces with Washington to counter the global threat it says Tehran poses. Despite opposition from European allies, US President Trump in May pulled the United …

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Hardliner call for Rouhani to resign

Swiss recommend firms pursue Iran ties TEHRAN, Iran, Aug 9, (Agencies): Former hard-line Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has asked President Hassan Rouhani to resign. In a video published on his Telegram account Thursday, Ahmadinejad said that Iranians do not trust Rouhani. He says: “Your continued presence is at the expense …

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US, Iran stiffen rhetoric – Daimler quits

TEHRAN, Aug 7, (Agencies): US President Donald Trump warned the world against doing business with Iran on Tuesday as he hailed the “most biting sanctions ever imposed”, triggering a mix of anger, fear and defiance in Tehran. “The Iran sanctions have officially been cast. These are the most biting sanctions …

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Snapback sanctions on Iran set; EU acts to protect deal

WASHINGTON, Aug 6, (Agencies): The Trump administration expects economic sanctions that it is re-imposing on Iran this week to have a significant impact on the Iranian economy and will aggressively enforce the measures, senior US administration officials said on Monday. The so-called snapback sanctions, due to come into force early …

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Iran braces as US sanctions kick in

RIYADH TO ADMIT IRANIAN DIPLOMAT FOR INTEREST SECTION WASHINGTON, Aug 5, (Agencies): A wave of US sanctions kicks in against Iran on Tuesday, cementing Washington’s hard line against Tehran after President Donald Trump pulled out of the 2015 nuclear pact. Already facing broad economic fallout as their currency implodes, Iranians …

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Scattered protests in Iran

Tehran holds naval drills amid tensions with US DUBAI, Aug 4, (Agencies): Sporadic protests were taking place in cities in Iran for a fourth day, with demonstrators attacking a Shi’ite seminary west of Tehran, according to Iranian news agencies and social media on Saturday, as Iranians brace for a return …

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Israel warns Iran of Red Sea response, Tehran readies major Hormuz exercise

JERUSALEM, Aug 2, (RTRS): Israel would deploy its military if Iran were to try to block the Bab al-Mandeb strait that links the Red Sea to the Gulf of Aden, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday. Last week, Saudi Arabia said it was suspending oil shipments through the strait, …

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Arrogance of Iran mullahs will end in public disgrace

IF the Iranian toman exchange rate exceeds 100,000 against the US dollar and the buying power of balances in banks evaporates, then the revolutionary slogans and the so-called ‘divine and spirituality’ slogan which the mullah regime raises in its war on the region will start to crumble.  The ‘export of …

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