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Rouhani says U.S. can impose neither negotiations nor war on Iran

22 Sep 2020

DUBAI Iran's president told the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday that the United States could impose "neither negotiations nor war" on the Islamic Republic amid heightened tension between the longtime foes over Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal with major powers.

Rouhani says U.S. can impose neither negotiations nor war on Iran

22 Sep 2020

DUBAI Iran's president told the U.N. General Assembly on Tuesday that the United States could impose "neither negotiations nor war" on the Islamic Republic amid heightened tension between the longtime foes over Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal with major powers.

Iran's Khamenei: UAE 'disgraced forever' by Israel deal

01 Sep 2020

DUBAI The United Arab Emirates has betrayed the Islamic world and the Palestinians by reaching a deal toward normalising ties with Israel, Iran's top authority Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday.

Iran relents on IAEA inspections at two sites, ending standoff

26 Aug 2020

DUBAI/VIENNA Iran said on Wednesday it was ending a months-long standoff with the U.N. nuclear watchdog by granting it access to two sites suspected of once hosting secret activities, easing diplomatic pressure on Tehran as Washington seeks to reimpose sanctions.

Iran says talks with IAEA chief in Tehran were 'constructive' - ISNA

25 Aug 2020

DUBAI Talks with the U.N. nuclear watchdog's chief were constructive, Iran's top nuclear official Ali Akbar Salehi was quoted as saying on Tuesday, after meeting Rafael Grossi during a visit to seek access for inspectors to two suspected former atomic sites.

Iran's Rouhani: Talks possible if U.S. returns to 2015 nuclear deal

25 Aug 2020

DUBAI If the United States wants an agreement with Iran, it must first come back to Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal with six powers that Washington abandoned two years ago, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.

Iran official says sabotage caused fire at Natanz nuclear site - TV

23 Aug 2020

DUBAI A fire at Iran's Natanz nuclear facility last month was the result of sabotage, the spokesman for Iran's Atomic Energy Organisation told state TV channel al-Alam on Sunday.

U.S. moves to restore all U.N. sanctions on Iran in dispute over nuclear deal

21 Aug 2020

UNITED NATIONS/DUBAI The United States moved on Thursday to restore U.N. sanctions on Iran, including an arms embargo, arguing Tehran was in violation of a nuclear deal it struck with world powers in 2015 even though Washington itself abandoned that agreement two years ago. | Video

Iran announces locally made ballistic and cruise missiles amid U.S. tensions

20 Aug 2020

DUBAI Iran displayed a surface-to-surface ballistic missile on Thursday that Defence Minister Amir Hatami said had a range of 1,400 kilometres and a new cruise missile, ignoring U.S. demands that Tehran halt its missile programme.

Despite U.S. sanctions bid, Iran aims to keep nuclear deal alive until U.S. election

18 Aug 2020

DUBAI/NEW YORK The fate of a fragile 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers hinges on the result of the U.S. presidential election in November, not a planned U.S. bid this week to trigger a return of all U.N. sanctions on Tehran, said several Iranian officials.

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