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People should blame Washington for the "crimes and pressure" facing Iran, Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday.

The commander of Iran’s Aerospace Force said that Tehran was 'ready' to export arms as soon as a conventional arms embargo was lifted.

Arab leaders voice alarm at UN over Iran tensions

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Arab leaders voice alarm at UN over Iran tensions

Arab leaders expressed their concerns in the virtual affair sessions of the General Assembly.

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 ...

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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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'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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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.

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.

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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.

IAEA talks to Riyadh as <em>nuclear</em> reactor nears completion

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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 ...

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

UAE adds Israel to its coalition of anti-democratic allies

Sam Hamad

UAE adds Israel to its coalition of anti-democratic allies

Comment: UAE-Israel normalisation should be understood in a broader context of illiberal, anti-democratic actors solidifying their global ...

UN blocks US bid to trigger 'snapback' Iran sanctions

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UN blocks US bid to trigger 'snapback' Iran sanctions

The presidency of the Council, assumed in August by Indonesia, is "not in a position to take further action" on Washington's request, said ...

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'End of the world': Countdown to Beirut's devastating blast

More than 180 people were killed when an explosion rocked the Lebanese capital earlier this month, devastating much of the city and changing thousands of lives.

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Joint commission on Iran nuclear deal to meet

EU announced on Friday that a joint commission on the Iran nuclear deal will meet in Vienna on September 1.

Ryan Costello

Snapback: The last gasp of Trump's failed Iran strategy

Comment: The Trump administration's effort to trigger the 'snapback' mechanism puts US isolation and the failure of its 'maximum pressure' ...

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Iran says holding UAE boat after fishermen deaths

Iran seized a UAE boat after an incident in which two Iranian fsherman died.

US faces opposition to demand to 'snap back' sanctions

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US faces opposition to demand to 'snap back' sanctions

A US diplomat called on the UN to restore all sanctions against Iran.

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US prepares controversial Iran sanctions 'snapback'

Diplomats at the UN have revealed the United States will trigger the so-called "snapback" sanctions on Iran on Thursday, reports said.

Iran 'victorious' after US fails to extend arms embargo

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Iran 'victorious' after US fails to extend arms embargo

Washington's European allies all abstained, and Iran mocked the Trump administration for winning the support of just one other country, the ...

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

Brooke Anderson

What a Biden-Harris ticket means for the Middle East

America's strategy in the Middle East has failed. But can a Biden presidency repair it?

Macron warns Iran against 'interference' in Lebanon

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Macron warns Iran against 'interference' in Lebanon

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani was warned against interfering in Lebanon, where a deadly port explosion has caused triggered a political crisis.

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