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The US has issued a warrant to seize the cargoes of four tankers carrying Iranian oil to Venezuela.

The US dominates arms exports to the Middle East, but Russia and China are vying for influence in the lucrative market.

US warns against dealing with top Iran shipping company

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US warns against dealing with top Iran shipping company

The United States warned that it would punish any country that deals with Iran's top shipping company, accusing it of contributing to Tehran's contested weapons programs.

US ends sanction waivers on Iran's nuclear programs

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US ends sanction waivers on Iran's nuclear programs

The waivers had allowed Russian, European and Chinese companies to continue to work on Iran's civilian nuclear facilities without drawing ...

Iranian MP offers $3 million reward for killing Trump

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Iranian MP offers $3 million reward for killing Trump

An Iranian MP has offered $3 million for the murder of Donald Trump.

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Iran 'may withdraw' from nuclear treaty over Europe dispute

Tehran said it would consider withdrawing from the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) if a dispute over its atomic programme goes before the UN Security Council.

Sabena Siddiqui

Is Iran's nuclear deal still viable?

Following the killing of Qasem Soleimani, Iran feels it is not bound by the JCPOA and announced it will go ahead with uranium enrichment this ...

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France, Russia scramble to protect Iran nuclear deal

France's Macron said he and his Russian counterpart expressed shared desires to protect the dwindling Iran nuclear deal.

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France: Iran could develop nuclear weapons within a year

As EU foreign ministers hold an emergency meeting to de-escalate US-Iran tensions, Le Drian warned Iran could have nuclear arms within a year or ...

Russia says Iran nuclear deal still 'global asset'

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Russia says Iran nuclear deal still 'global asset'

Russia insists the Iran nuclear deal is still alive despite Iran's recent actions to the contrary.

Paul Iddon

Russia makes significant arms deals in the Middle East

Russian President Vladimir Putin is seeking to reestablish his country as a major exporter of arms to the region, much to the ire of the United ...

US announces sanctions on Iranian transport giants

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US announces sanctions on Iranian transport giants

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo declared sanctions against companies which support Iranian arms smuggling operations, while pledging his ...

Iran nuclear deal parties meet as accord nears collapse

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Iran nuclear deal parties meet as accord nears collapse

Envoys from Britain, France, Germany, China, Russia and Iran took part in the three-hour-long meeting in Vienna, the first time the six parties ...

Iran has nuclear-capable missiles, EU countries warn UN

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Iran has nuclear-capable missiles, EU countries warn UN

France, Germany and the UK have asked the UN chief to inform its Security Council that Iran’s development of nuclear-capable ballistic missiles ...

Israel urges pressure on Iran over nuclear activity

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Israel urges pressure on Iran over nuclear activity

Iran resumed uranium enrichment at its underground Fordow plant south of Tehran Thursday in the latest step back from commitments under a ...

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Trump must end nuclear talks with Saudis: US senators

Two Democratic US senators on Wednesday urged Trump administration to halt talks with Saudi Arabia on building nuclear reactors after weekend attacks increased instability in the Middle East.

Paul McLoughlin

Syria Weekly: Iran controls the ground, Israel the skies

A new wave of airstrikes have been unleashed on Syria, including the far-east, highlighting Israel's control of the country's airspace.

Ben Armbruster

Iran's nuclear deal breach isn't a dash to bomb

Comment: The media is falsely portraying Iran's nuclear deal breach as a dash to bomb, but there's no evidence Tehran is rushing to build a ...

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New chemical weapons team to launch first Syria probe

A new team established by the OPCW to attribute blame for the use of banned munitions will investigate nine alleged chemical attacks during ...

China is 'heavily contributing' to Middle East drone <em>proliferation</em>

Paul Iddon

China is 'heavily contributing' to Middle East drone proliferation

China has supplied armed drones to several Middle East countries, contributing greatly to the proliferation of these weapons ...

Sana Uqba

Yemen in Focus: Houthis escalate attacks, infiltrate Saudi kingdom

This week we look at Houthi claims of infiltrating the Saudi kingdom, Riyadh's ballistic missile programme, a pause in Saudi-Iranian rivalry, ...

China 'helping Saudi Arabia develop ballistic missiles' says US

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China 'helping Saudi Arabia develop ballistic missiles' says US

China is helping Saudi Arabia develop ballistic missiles, US intelligence believes.

US pressures Turkey and Egypt over Russian arms purchases

Paul Iddon

US pressures Turkey and Egypt over Russian arms purchases

In-depth: Turkey is seeking to buy advanced S-400 air defence systems from Russia amid strong US opposition and threats of sanctions, reports ...

Europe rejects US escalation strategy against Iran

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Europe rejects US escalation strategy against Iran

Europe urged the US not to further escalate tensions over the Iran nuclear deal, with Britain issuing a stark warning of the risk of conflict.

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