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Rouhani’s detente policy criticised

EU courts Tehran to boost moderates before polls LONDON, April 30, (Agencies): Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has criticised President Hassan Rouhani for saying his detente policy with the West had caused the threat of war to fade as tensions intensify in Tehran before May election. Rouhani, a pragmatist …

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Plucking of Iran’s peacock feathers

IT is clear that the current American-Russian confrontation over North Korea, Ukraine and Syria in reality represents the reemergence of the map of interests based on the balance of power of the Cold War prior to the fall of the Soviet Union. This comes after Russia, under Putin, realized that …

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Iran opens new S. Pars gas field phases worth $20 bn

Output set to surpass levels of Qatar TEHRAN, April 16, (AFP): Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani inaugurated five new phases of the South Pars gas field on Sunday, the result of some $20 billion in investment, local media reported. The ribbon-cutting of phases 17- 21 pave the way for Iran to …

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Iran completes long-awaited ATR deal – First delivery likely in days

PARIS, April 13, (RTRS): Iran secured a contract with a third Western aircraft supplier on Thursday since the easing of sanctions by completing a deal to buy 20 regional turboprops from Europe’s ATR, part of an effort to modernise the nation’s creaking fleet. After months of talks that required navigating …

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Ahmadinejad to run in elections – Presidential polls in May

TEHRAN, Iran, April 12, (Agencies): Iran’s former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday stunned the country by unexpectedly filing to run in the May presidential election, contradicting a recommendation from the supreme leader to stay out of the race. Ahmadinejad’s decision could upend an election many believed would be won by …

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Your turn will come too, Iran tells Gulf Arabs

DUBAI, April 9, (RTRS): Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday condemned as “flagrant US aggression on Syria” a US missile strike on a Syrian air base this week and criticised Gulf Arab states for supporting it, state television reported. Rouhani called on Saturday for an impartial investigation of the suspected …

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IRAN HITS U.S. WITH ‘RECIPROCAL’ SANCTIONS – Hormuz harassment ripe for clashes

DUBAI, March 26, (Agencies): Iran denied on Saturday US accusations that its fast-attack boats were “harassing” warships at the mouth of the Gulf, and said Washington would be responsible for any clashes in the key oil shipping route. US Navy commanders earlier accused Iran of jeopardising international navigation by “harassing” …

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Iran keeps ban on US visitors

TEHRAN, March 7, (Agencies): Iran said Tuesday it would continue its retaliatory measure of barring US visitors in response to US President Donald Trump’s updated travel ban on predominantly Muslim countries. “Our earlier counter-measure against Trump’s previous order is still in place,” said deputy foreign minister Majid Takht Ravanchi at …

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Read Iran’s letter in Nasrallah’s language

IS Iran really striving for stability in the region and formation of good relations with its neighbors on the other side of the Arabian Gulf? Was the visit of the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to the Sultanate of Oman and the State of Kuwait intended to close many of the …

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Iran’s empty threats

EVERY dawn for the last 38 years, leaders of the Tehran regime have been issuing threats about Iran’s horrific and devastating response if the United States of America takes any disciplinary measures against it. However, such intimidations were quickly forgotten and the embargo on Iran became more severe. Lately, this …

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