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Iran cries 'victory' over Trump in UN Security Council

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Iran cries 'victory' over Trump in UN Security Council

Iran's president declared "victory" after the UN Security Council rejected the United States' bid to reimpose sanctions on Tehran.

Any Iran deal must preserve <em>nuclear</em> non-proliferation, Saudi says

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Any Iran deal must preserve nuclear non-proliferation, Saudi says

Concerns are rising over Saudi Arabia's own nuclear programme, which could reportedly produce over 90,000 tonnes of uranium from three ...

Europe 'will not compromise' with US over Iran sanctions

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Europe 'will not compromise' with US over Iran sanctions

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

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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 sanctions on Tehran were back in force.

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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 reimposed ...

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Iran urges world to unite against US 'reckless actions'

Calling Washington "isolated" and "on the wrong side of history", Tehran said the US should "return to the international community".

US unilaterally proclaims Iran UN sanctions back in effect

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US unilaterally proclaims Iran UN sanctions back in effect

The measures were "back in effect" from 8:00 pm Washington time (0000 GMT Sunday), Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said.

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Iran sanctions: US versus the world over 'snapback' option

The US's upcoming declaration to continue sanctions against Iran will likely be met with opposition from Iran and its allies.

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 Iran,' Nikki ...

US carrier enters Gulf amid sanctions threats toward Iran

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US carrier enters Gulf amid sanctions threats toward Iran

The move came just days after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed to enforce an arms embargo and other international sanctions against Iran.

Bahrain Israel normalisation deal: All risk for little gain

Emile Nakhleh

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 ...

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Eva Thiebaud

What's powering France's amoral alliance with UAE?

Comment: Paris has kept its extensive collaboration with the Emiratis curiously quiet. The 2019 revelations on UAE's shadowy behaviour in Yemeni ...

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Saudi Arabia has enough uranium for nuclear fuel: report

Experts fear the Kingdom could move forward with a nuclear weapons programme.

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IAEA talks to Riyadh as nuclear reactor nears completion

The International Atomic Energy Agency is in wide-ranging talks with Saudi Arabia regarding its nuclear programme, as progress on a ...

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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 Hezbollah.

Friends or foes: Are India-Turkey ties improving?

Sabena Siddiqui

Friends or foes: Are India-Turkey ties improving?

India's economic diplomacy with Turkey could yield positive results, but Kashmir remains a source of friction.

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Donald Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Donald Trump has once more been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for the US brokered normalisation deal between Israel and the UAE.

Israel-UAE normalisation could see formation of 'anti-Iran alliance': Pompeo

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Israel-UAE normalisation could see formation of 'anti-Iran alliance': Pompeo

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claimed the controversial normalisation of ties between the UAE and Israel could see the birth of an anti-Iran ...

Israel could build military base in UAE: Iranian report

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Israel could build military base in UAE: Iranian report

An Iranian article has suggested that the establishment of an Israeli military base in the UAE is an 'undeclared aim' of the normalisation ...

US blacklists UAE companies flouting Iran oil embargo

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US blacklists UAE companies flouting Iran oil embargo

The US announced sanctions on 11 Iranian, Emirati and Chinese firms and blacklisted six more over links to Iranian oil exports

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