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Iran urges diplomacy to lower tensions, but decries tanker incident

14 Oct 2019

DUBAI Iran on Monday urged regional powers to use diplomacy to reduce tensions including Yemen's war, but cautioned that an Iranian tanker damaged in the Red Sea last week had been hit by rockets and there would have to be consequences.

Khamenei tells Iran's Guards to develop advanced, modern weapons

13 Oct 2019

DUBAI Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards on Sunday to develop more advanced and modern weapons, amid increasingly tense disputes with the United States and Gulf Arab states.

Iranian oil tanker hit off Saudi coast, may have been missiles - Iranian media reports

11 Oct 2019

DUBAI An Iranian-owned oil tanker was struck, probably by missiles, in the Red Sea off Saudi Arabia's coast on Friday, Iranian media said, an incident that if confirmed will stoke tension in a region rattled by attacks on tankers and oil sites since May.

Iran will use every means possible to export its oil - SHANA

06 Oct 2019

DUBAI Iran will not succumb to U.S. pressure and will use every possible way to export its oil, Iranian Oil Ministry's website SHANA quoted Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh as saying on Sunday.

RPT-EXCLUSIVE-Ships with 1 mln tonnes of grain stuck outside Iran's ports in payment crisis

03 Oct 2019

LONDON/DUBAI, Oct 2 More than 20 ships carrying around one million tonnes of grain are stuck outside Iranian ports as U.S. sanctions create payment problems and hamper the country's efforts to import vital commodities, sources directly involved in the trade said.

Exclusive: Ships with 1 million tonnes of grain stuck outside Iran's ports in payment crisis

02 Oct 2019

LONDON/DUBAI More than 20 ships carrying around one million tonnes of grain are stuck outside Iranian ports as U.S. sanctions create payment problems and hamper the country's efforts to import vital commodities, sources directly involved in the trade said.

RPT-Despite French, British pleas, few signs of U.S.-Iran detente

27 Sep 2019

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 27 Britain and France all but begged Iran to jump into the waters of a negotiation with the United States this week.

Despite French, British pleas, few signs of U.S.-Iran detente

27 Sep 2019

UNITED NATIONS Britain and France all but begged Iran to jump into the waters of a negotiation with the United States this week.

Iran's Rouhani says wider talks with U.S. possible if 2015 deal implemented

26 Sep 2019

NEW YORK Iran can discuss other issues with the United States providing its 2015 nuclear deal with six powers is fully implemented, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday, adding that Tehran's missile capabilities were not negotiable.

Iran demands U.S. 'pay more' for a wider deal

26 Sep 2019

UNITED NATIONS Iranian President Hassan Rouhani demanded on Wednesday that the United States "pay more" for any agreement that goes beyond the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that Washington abandoned.

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