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Iran says it will not give Europe more time to save nuclear deal

19 Jun 2019

LONDON Iran said on Wednesday it would not give European powers more time beyond July 8 to save its nuclear deal by shielding it from U.S. sanctions.

Iranian leader tells Japan's Abe Trump 'not worthy' of a reply to message

13 Jun 2019

LONDON Iran's supreme leader told Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday that it was pointless to reply to a message he had brought to Tehran from U.S. President Donald Trump, as a peacemaking visit was overshadowed by attacks on tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

No negotiations with U.S., says Iran's Supreme Leader

29 May 2019

LONDON Iran will not negotiate with the United States, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday, after President Hassan Rouhani signalled talks with Washington might be possible if sanctions were lifted.

Iranians tense and apprehensive as whispers of war spread

22 May 2019

LONDON Iranian and U.S. leaders have reassured their nations that they do not seek war. But among ordinary Iranians who already face hardship from tightening sanctions, nerves are being strained by worry that the situation could slip out of control.

Iran's elite naval forces said to pass skills to proxy fighters

17 May 2019

GENEVA/LONDON An unmanned Iranian boat skips over the waves at full speed and rams into a U.S. aircraft carrier, sending up an orange fireball and plumes of smoke.

Iran's elite naval forces said to pass skills to proxy fighters

17 May 2019

GENEVA/LONDON An unmanned Iranian boat skips over the waves at full speed and rams into a U.S. aircraft carrier, sending up an orange fireball and plumes of smoke.

Saudi oil tankers among those attacked off UAE amid Iran tensions

14 May 2019

DUBAI/LONDON Saudi Arabia said on Monday that two of its oil tankers were among those attacked off the coast of the United Arab Emirates and described it as an attempt to undermine the security of crude supplies amid tensions between the United States and Iran. | Video

Iran insists on ramping up oil sales to stay in nuclear pact - sources

14 May 2019

LONDON/BRUSSELS Iran insists on exporting at least 1.5 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil, triple May's expected levels under U.S. sanctions, as a condition for staying in an international nuclear deal, sources with knowledge of Iran-EU talks said.

Iran insists on ramping up oil sales to stay in nuclear pact - sources

13 May 2019

* Sanctions-hit Iran's exports seen dropping as low as 500,000 bpd

U.S. targets Iran's metals for sanctions, Tehran relaxes nuclear deal compliance

08 May 2019

WASHINGTON/LONDON U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday imposed new sanctions on Iran, targeting revenue from its exports of industrial metals, the latest salvo in tensions between Washington and Tehran over a 2015 international accord curbing the Islamic Republic's nuclear programme. | Video

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