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US imposes new Iran sanctions, but waives others

President Donald Trump's administration last year pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal in which Iran agreed to limit its nuclear program in return for the lifting of sanctions that crippled its economy.

Punjab: Basmati’s early variety fetches lower price than last year, arhtiyas blame sanctions on Iran

While traders said that US sanctions on Iran, which is a big importer of Basmati from India, was the reason behind the slump, the farmers blamed the arhtiyas of ganging up to show less demand in order to keep the prices artificially lower.


Iran's nuclear chief: European Union has failed to fulfil 2015 deal commitments

"Unfortunately the European parties have failed to fulfil their commitments... The deal is not a one-way street and Iran will act accordingly as we have done so far by gradually downgrading our commitments," said Ali Akbar Salehi, director of Iran's nuclear energy agency.

Amidst tensions with Iran, US tells commercial vessels to send Gulf transit plans in advance

Traffic through the Strait has become the focus for a standoff between Iran and the United States after President Donald Trump last year quit a 2015 nuclear pact and reimposed sanctions on Tehran.

Iran says it has breached 2015 nuclear deal's stockpile limit, IAEA confirms claim

"We can confirm that IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano has informed the Board of Governors that the Agency verified on 1 July that Iran's total enriched uranium stockpile exceeded (the deal's limit)," an IAEA spokesman said in a statement.

US prods Iran for talks to ease Gulf tensions; Tehran dismisses sanctions threat

Last year Trump withdrew the United States from a 2015 accord between Iran and world powers that curbed Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for easing sanctions. Relations in the region have worsened significantly since then.


United States carries out cyberattacks on Iran in response to provocations

The online attacks, which had been planned for several weeks, were ultimately meant to be a direct response to both the tanker attacks this month and the downing of a US drone this week, according to the people briefed on the operations.

Trump slaps fresh sanctions on Iran, says 'Let's make Iran great again'

Speaking in Washington on Saturday before heading to the US presidential retreat at Camp David, Trump indicated the government was taking a diplomatic path to put pressure on Tehran by moving to impose new sanctions.

Donald Trump eyes more Iran sanctions; military action still on table

Donald Trump, who was speaking to reporters at the White House, made his comments after recently calling off military action against Iran to retaliate for the downing of a US military drone.

Pentagon is without a chief as US faces many global threats

"This is a very difficult time. With everything going on in Iran and all the provocations and counteractions, and to have no Secretary of Defence at this time is appalling," said Democratic Sen Chuck Schumer of New York.

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Opinion | Why Are The CIA Files On Osama Bin Laden So Important?

Iran has accused the CIA of spreading “fake news” about the Islamic republic with newly declassified files seized in the 2011 raid in Pakistan in which Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was killed. The CIA on Wednesday released 470,000 additional files found in May 2011 when US Navy SEALs burst into Bin Laden’s compound in […]