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Europe would not compromise with the United States over Washington's move to reactivate sanctions on Iran, France's President Emmanuel Macron warned.

The next US president must cede to the demands of Iran, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.

Russia vows military cooperation with <em>Iran</em>

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Russia vows military cooperation with Iran

Russia has vowed to develop military cooperation with Iran after a UN arms embargo expires in October.

<em>Iran</em> 'ready' to swap all prisoners with US: FM

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Iran 'ready' to swap all prisoners with US: FM

Tehran is ready for a full prisoner exchange with the US, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif said in an address to the Council on ...

Trump defiantly presses 'UN' sanctions on <em>Iran</em>

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Trump defiantly presses 'UN' sanctions on Iran

President Donald Trump said that he was imposing sanctions on Iranians for violating a UN arms embargo and demanded enforcement by US allies.

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Khamenei: war with Iraq proved Iran can defend itself

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the Islamic republic's 1980-88 war with Iraq showed the country can defend itself, without directly addressing the current circumstances.

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Bahrain says it broke up Iran-backed militant attack plot

Bahraini authorities say that they foiled a plot by Iran-backed militants to attack diplomats and foreigners earlier this year amid ...

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World powers dismiss US sanctions against Iran

Iran said its arch-foe the United States is facing "maximum isolation" after major powers dismissed a unilateral US declaration that UN ...

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'Maximum isolation' of US after pressure on Iran: Rouhani

The Iranian leader said in a televised meeting that the US has become "isolated" due to its maximum pressure campaign against Iran.

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UN chief says no action on Iran sanctions

Antonio Guterres told the Security Council he cannot take any action on a US declaration that all UN sanctions on Iran had been ...

Moscow slams 'illegitimate' US claims on <em>Iran</em> sanctions

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Moscow slams 'illegitimate' US claims on Iran sanctions

Russia said that efforts to ensure the fulfilment of the 2015 nuclear accord would be continued.

<em>Iran</em> Guards vow Soleimani revenge will target 'those involved'

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Iran Guards vow Soleimani revenge will target 'those involved'

Iran continues to threaten the US over the death of General Qassem Soleimani during an air strike.

Nikki Haley praises Trump's bypassing of Palestinians for normalisation

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Nikki Haley praises Trump's bypassing of Palestinians for normalisation

'Rather than focus on the Palestinians, which is what every president has thought they had to do to negotiate peace, he focused on ...

Trump plans executive order to punish <em>Iran</em> arms trade

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Trump plans executive order to punish Iran arms trade

Donald Trump is preparing an executive order for further sanctions against countries that violate the arms embargo against Iran.

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Bahrain Israel normalisation deal: All risk for little gain

Comment: Bahrain's decision to normalise ties with Israel is a boon for authoritarianism and autocracy, and one that endangers Arabs both domestically and regionwide, writes Emile Nakhleh.

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Pompeo says US will enforce ‘UN’ sanctions on Iran

Mike Pompeo says that the US will impose ‘snapback’ sanctions on Iran next week, insisting that there is a UN mandate for this despite ...

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US sanctions 'ruining lives', Iran tells UN court

Iran has urged the ICJ to hear its bid to overturn US nuclear sanctions.

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In op-ed, Pompeo urges France to stand against Iran

In an op-ed published by French daily Le Figaro, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticised France's stances regarding Iran and ...

<em>Iran</em> warns US against 'strategic mistake' after Trump threat

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Iran warns US against 'strategic mistake' after Trump threat

"We hope that they do not make a new strategic mistake and certainly in the case of any strategic mistake, they will witness Iran's decisive ...

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Trump vows '1,000 times greater' response to Iran attack

US President Donald Trump vowed that any planned attack by Iran in response to the killing of top general Qasem Soleimani will be met ...

UN <em>nuclear</em> watchdog to visit second <em>Iran</em> site soon

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UN nuclear watchdog to visit second Iran site soon

Inspectors from the UN's nuclear watchdog are expected to visit the second of two sites in Iran in a few days.

US, <em>Iran</em> battle over sanctions at ICJ court

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US, Iran battle over sanctions at ICJ court

The US and Iran will face off at the UN's top court on Monday in the latest round of a battle over sanctions on Tehran reimposed by ...

Iran's currency hits new record low against the dollar

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Iran's currency hits new record low against the dollar

Money exchange shops traded the Iranian rial 262,000 for a dollar.

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