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Trump administration destabilises global peace - Iran's Zarif

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GENEVA Iran's foreign minister tweeted on Friday that the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump was a threat to the Middle East and to the global community.

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Exclusive - OPEC and allies consider oil output boost as Iranian supply falls: source 7:39pm BST

ALGIERS OPEC and other oil producers are discussing the possibility of raising output by 500,000 barrels per day (bpd) to counter falling supply from Iran because of U.S. sanctions, a source familiar with the discussions told Reuters.

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Iran puts on 'show of strength' military exercise in Gulf 6:34pm BST

GENEVA The Iranian Revolutionary Guards and army carried out a joint aerial military drill in the Gulf on Friday in what official media said indicated the "pounding reply" that awaited the country's enemies.

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Major powers, except U.S., try to keep Iran nuclear deal alive 4:38pm BST

WASHINGTON/PARIS Nations that struck the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, except for the United States, meet on Monday in what many diplomats fear may prove a quixotic effort to keep the agreement alive after U.S. sanctions targeting Iranian oil exports resume in November.

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At U.N. podium, Trump to tout protecting U.S. sovereignty 3:16pm BST

UNITED NATIONS Since U.S. President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations a year ago pushing an "America First" policy, he has quit the Iran nuclear deal, the U.N. Human Rights Council and lashed out at some of the closest allies of the United States.

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ENOC's jet fuel storage plans show how Iranian sanctions upending oil market 8:12am BST

SINGAPORE Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) has chartered at least one vessel to store jet fuel to ensure supply to airlines in Dubai as pending U.S. sanctions on Iran have cut off its access to feedstocks for producing the aviation fuel, said several industry sources.

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VW rejects Trump envoy's take on Iran pullout 20 Sep 2018

Carmaker Volkswagen AG rejected on Thursday a report suggesting it had decided against doing business in Iran after coming under pressure from Donald Trump's ambassador to Germany, saying its position on the country had not changed.

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Iran dismisses U.S. offer of talks, says Washington broke last deal 20 Sep 2018

LONDON Iran hit back at a U.S. offer of negotiations on Thursday, saying Washington had violated the terms of the last big deal they agreed, the 2015 nuclear accord.

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Iran and Israel call each other nuclear threats, ask U.N. to take action 20 Sep 2018

LONDON/JERUSALEM Iran asked the United Nations to condemn what it described as Israeli nuclear threats against it on Thursday, while Israel said it was stepping up security around its atomic sites as a precaution against threats from Tehran and its regional allies.

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Hezbollah leader says group will stay in Syria until further notice 19 Sep 2018

BEIRUT The leader of Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah, a key Damascus ally, said on Wednesday his group would keep its military presence in Syria until further notice, commending a Russian-Turkish deal over Idlib as a step towards a broader political solution.

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Exclusive - Ecuador attempted to give Assange diplomat post in Russia: document

QUITO Ecuador in 2017 gave Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a diplomatic post in Russia but rescinded it after Britain refused to give him diplomatic immunity, according to an Ecuadorean government document seen by Reuters.