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US Iran Relations


Iran President Rouhani hopes for 'easy' return to pre-Trump relations with US

November 26, 2020 3:07 pm

President Rouhani has shown his willingness to restart his government's relations with the US after four years of aggressive policies from Donald Trump. His words follow Ayatollah Khamenei's warnings against opening up.

Iran to probe black boxes after missile blamed for plane crash

January 11, 2020 8:31 am

All 176 people aboard were killed when the American-built jetliner went down in flames on the outskirts of Tehran during takeoff early Wednesday, hours after Iran launched a barrage of missiles against U.S. forces. The dead included 57 Canadians.

US-Iran tension shows no signs of de-escalation as Trump threatens to hit 52 sites 'very hard'

January 05, 2020 3:23 pm

Donald Trump's fresh warning comes amid soaring tension between Washington and Tehran after the US President ordered the killing of General Qassem Soleimani in an airstrike at Baghdad airport.

US-Iran tensions Highlights: Rockets fired near US embassy in Baghdad, no casualties, says Iraqi military

January 05, 2020 12:44 pm

US-Iran tension Highlights: Earlier today, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) on Saturday suspended training of Iraqi forces to ensure the safety of several hundred mission members.

Fears of surge in oil price, Govt looks outside Gulf

January 04, 2020 8:15 am

It is estimated that a $10-per-barrel increase in the price of oil would negatively impact India’s growth by 0.2-0.3 percentage points and worsen the Current Account Deficit (CAD) by $9-10 billion dollars.

Donald Trump: Soleimani was plotting to kill more Americans, should have been eliminated years ago

January 04, 2020 9:22 am

"General Qassem Soleimani has killed or badly wounded thousands of Americans over an extended period of time, and was plotting to kill many more...but got caught!" Donald Trump tweeted.

India should use diplomatic tools at its disposal to help de-escalate US-Iran tensions

July 01, 2019 8:57 am

The US-Iran stand-off is wrapped in a “fog of uncertainty”. No one really knows what will happen but what we do know, based on our reading of Clausewitz and understanding of history, is that it could take no more than a false report, a miscalculation or simply an accident for the region to conflagrate into violent conflict.

With Iran nuclear deal on the brink, US vows to choke off Iranian oil sales

June 28, 2019 6:03 pm

Washington has re-imposed tough sanctions on Iran since President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the 2015 nuclear accord, which lifted sanctions on Iran in return for curbs on its nuclear programme.

Bolton says way is open for Iran to enter talks with US

June 25, 2019 1:28 pm

US President Donald Trump on Monday targeted Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other Iranian officials with sanctions, increasing pressure on Iran after Iranian forces shot down an unmanned American drone.

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

June 23, 2019 7:09 am

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.