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Iran's president said the US sends messages daily in the hopes of kickstarting negotiations following Washington's decision to pull out of the 2015 nuclear accord.

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said his government should be ready to "set aside" the 2015 nuclear deal if it is no longer in the country's national interests.

Iran's Rouhani warns against dissent amid economic slump

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Iran's Rouhani warns against dissent amid economic slump

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was grilled by lawmakers who demanded answers on the country's deteriorating economy.

Iranian Revolutionary Guard: 'We can block US oil exports'

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Iranian Revolutionary Guard: 'We can block US oil exports'

Iran General Alireza Tangsiri has claimed that Iran can block off US oil exports with its full control of the Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz.

Iran heads to court, accusing US of targeting economy

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Iran heads to court, accusing US of targeting economy

Iran has accused the US of imposing a policy of 'economic strangulation' following recent sactions.

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Iran to open lawsuit against US sanctions at ICJ

A legal battle between Tehran and Washington opens before the International Criminal Court, with Iran arguing against renewed sanctions.

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US is waging 'psychological war' against Iran

Washington's decision to pull out of a landmark nuclear deal with Iran has hurt US prestige, the Iranian foreign minister.

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Europe must prove it's 'willing to defy US': Iran

Europe's support towards Iran has been only verbal and lacking in any 'practical measures', the Iranian foreign minister said.

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Iran's Supreme Leader Khamenei rebuffs Trump's offer of talks

Iran's leader has rejected an offer from US President Donald Trump to restart negotiations on the Islamic Republic's nuclear ...

Imran Khan: The changing face of Pakistan's Gulf relations

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Imran Khan: The changing face of Pakistan's Gulf relations

Comment: Pakistan's new prime minister Imran Khan hopes to avoid taking sides in the divisive politics of the Gulf region, but that's no easy ...

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While Iran braces for sanctions, what comes next?

Comment: Should sanctions cause Iran's leadership to collapse, a military dictatorship controlled by former elements of the IRGC could emerge, ...

Trump's unilateral sanctions against Iran take effect

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Trump's unilateral sanctions against Iran take effect

The US president announced in May Washington's 180-day wind-down period for businesses to halt their activities in Iran.

Countries trading with Iran will lose US business: Trump

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Countries trading with Iran will lose US business: Trump

US President Donald Trump warned countries doing business with Iran will lose out on trade with the United States.

Iran's Rouhani says <em>negotiations</em> with sanctions 'makes no sense'

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Iran's Rouhani says negotiations with sanctions 'makes no sense'

Iran rejected US calls for negotiations while the country imposes crippling sanctions.

Iran warns it will retaliate against US oil measures

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Iran warns it will retaliate against US oil measures

Iran says it will respond with equal countermeasures if the United States tries to block its oil exports.

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US launches 'distorted' anti-Iran campaign to foment unrest

Speeches and online communications are among the many components of the campaign, which is supported Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and national security adviser John Bolton.

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'Negotiations with US useless': Iran's Khamenei

Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said negotiations with the United States are "useless" because it does not abide by ...

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Uranium stockpile reaches 950 tonnes: Iran nuclear chief

Salehi says that's enough for Iran to run its longtime goal of 190,000 centrifuge machines for enriching uranium in the future.

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Iran 'preparing' to enrich if nuclear deal fails: official

A top Iranian official said the Islamic Republic is ready to boost its uranium enrichment to higher levels if talks fail with Europe on ...

US responds to Iran threats to close strategic waterway

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US responds to Iran threats to close strategic waterway

Iran's President Rouhani yesterday threatened to jeopardise regional oil exports using the strategic Persian Gulf.

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Rouhani warns over US push against buying Iran oil

After the US pulled out of the nuclear deal with Iran, Washington has been pushing allies to cut oil imports from Iran altogether by ...

US to cut Iran oil exports to zero

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US to cut Iran oil exports to zero

Washington wants to stop Iran profiting from exporting oil.

Iran's reformists demand <em>negotiations</em> with Trump

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Iran's reformists demand negotiations with Trump

A number of prominent Iranian reformist penned a letter to Tehran officials urging them to restart talks with the US

<em>Nuclear</em> diplomacy with North Korea and Iran

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Nuclear diplomacy with North Korea and Iran

Comment: Compared to Obama's Iran deal, Trump's nuclear 'diplomacy' with North Korea looks weak and disappointing, writes Paul R. ...

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