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Trump warns 'emboldened' Iran to comply with nuclear deal


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio U.S. President Donald Trump issued a veiled threat against Iran on Tuesday, warning Tehran to adhere to the terms of a nuclear deal with world powers or else face "big, big problems." | Video

Iran's two top opposition leaders in poor health, one in hospital 6:00pm BST

BEIRUT The two opposition leaders who disputed the results of Iran's 2009 presidential election, triggering mass protests, are in poor health and one has been hospitalised after a heart attack, news outlets cited family members saying.


Rouhani says Iran will respond to any new U.S. sanctions 1:29pm BST

BEIRUT Iran will reciprocate if the United States imposes new sanctions on it, president Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday according to state media, casting further doubt over the outlook for the 2015 Iran nuclear accord.


U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots near Iranian vessel 25 Jul 2017

WASHINGTON A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots when an Iranian vessel in the Gulf came within 150 yards (137 meters) on Tuesday in the first such incident since President Donald Trump took office in January, U.S. officials said. | Video


Iran-linked cyber spies use simple yet effective hacks - report 25 Jul 2017

TEL AVIV A cyber spying group with links to Iran and active for the past four years is targeting countries including Israel, Saudi Arabia, Germany and the United States, security researchers said on Tuesday.

Iran says ambassador to remain in Kuwait despite row 24 Jul 2017

DUBAI Iran on Monday denied reports that Kuwait had expelled its ambassador, saying it would maintain a dialogue with the Gulf Arab state after a diplomatic row over Tehran's alleged links to a "spy and terror" cell.

Iran top judge demands U.S. release assets, jailed Iranians 24 Jul 2017

DUBAI Iran's top judge called on the United States on Monday to release Iranians held in U.S. jails and billions of dollars in Iranian assets, days after Washington urged Tehran to free three U.S. citizens.


Iran and Iraq sign accord to boost military cooperation 23 Jul 2017

DUBAI Iran and Iraq signed an agreement on Sunday to step up military cooperation and the fight against "terrorism and extremism", Iranian media reported, an accord which is likely to raise concerns in Washington.


Iran announces new missile production line - state media 23 Jul 2017

BEIRUT Iran announced the launch of a new missile production line on Saturday, according to state media, against a backdrop of tension between the United States and Tehran.


U.S. lawmakers reach deal on Russia sanctions bill, creating limits for Trump 22 Jul 2017

WASHINGTON U.S. Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on legislation that allows new sanctions against Russia, Iran and North Korea, leading congressional Democrats said on Saturday, in a bill that would limit any potential effort by President Donald Trump to try to lift sanctions against Moscow.


Trump to ban transgender U.S. military personnel, reversing Obama

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would ban transgender people from the U.S. military, an action appealing to some in his conservative political base but sowing confusion about the fate of thousands of transgender service members. | Video