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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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China cooperation with Iran to continue – Tehran says economy not at dead end from US sanctions BEIJING, Aug 18, (RTRS): China will continue its cooperation and relations with Iran, state news agency Xinhua reported on Friday, citing a statement from Chinese State Councillor Wang Yi. The Joint Comprehensive Plan …

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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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