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Thirteen of 15-member UN Security Council oppose US push for Iran sanctions

August 22, 2020 9:18 am

The United States has accused Iran of breaching a 2015 deal with world powers that aimed to stop Tehran developing nuclear weapons in return for sanctions relief.

Iran dismisses new US sanctions as 'fruitless and repetitive'

May 21, 2020 4:30 pm

The United States on Wednesday imposed sanctions on several Iranian authorities, including the interior minister, accusing them of engaging in serious cases of human rights abuse.

Will welcome India's peace initiative for de-escalating tensions with US: Iran

January 08, 2020 9:51 pm

On the Iranian attack on US targets in Iraq, Chegeni said his country retaliated under its right to defend. His comments came hours after Iran attacked two American bases in Iraq with a barrage of missiles.

Explained: After Trump's '52', Rouhani talks of '290'. What does Iran's President mean?

January 07, 2020 10:39 pm

In a tweet, Trump had mentioned that the targeted 52 Iranian sites "represent(ed) the 52 American hostages taken by Iran many years ago".

Sensex rebounds 193 points; Nifty reclaims 12,000

January 07, 2020 4:47 pm

According to traders, domestic investors followed global stocks that rebounded after a day of no escalation in the US-Iran tussle.

US-Iran tensions HIGHLIGHTS: Iran will never have a nuclear weapon, says Trump

January 08, 2020 9:08 am

US-Iran tensions LIVE News Updates: Trump warned Iran of 'major retaliation' if Tehran carries out any attack against America to avenge the killing of the top military commander.

Pulling the trigger on a target who didn’t hide

January 04, 2020 8:11 pm

Soleimani did not have to be hunted; a high-ranking official of the Iranian government, he was in plain sight for years. All that was required was a president to decide to pull the trigger.

Iranian official says oil tanker attack won't go unpunished

October 12, 2019 9:39 pm

Ali Shamkhani, secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council, said a day after two missiles struck the Iranian tanker Sabiti as it traveled through the Red Sea off the coast of Saudi Arabia that "vicious behavior in international waterways will not go without a response".

Iran will enrich uranium to 'any amount we want': President Rouhani

July 03, 2019 2:01 pm

Iran's nuclear deal currently bars it from enriching uranium above 3.67%, which is enough for nuclear power plants but far below the 90% needed for weapon-grade levels

US envoy says Iran sanction working, warns against nuclear breaches

June 27, 2019 10:29 pm

US Special Representative on Iran Brian Hook was speaking in an interview before a meeting with senior French, British and German diplomats in Paris to convince them that the Trump administration's policy of crippling sanctions was the best way to get Iran back to the negotiating table.