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Iran to stop respecting limits on its nuclear activities

Iran has recently announced to stop respecting limits on its nuclear activities agreed under a 2015 nuclear deal with major powers until they find a way to bypass renewed US sanctions. The Iran nuclear deal was formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has given an ultimatum of ..

Iran considering to leave NPT: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister has stated that it can also consider quitting the nuclear treaty which was signed to stop the spread of nuclear weapons as the US administration has tightened the sanctions on Iran. Tensions between the US and Iran have further risen ever since the Trump administration has pulled out from the Iranian Nuclear ..

US General McKenzie to ensure resources for tackling Iran

The Chief of US Central Command General Kenneth McKenzie has stated that the US will deploy the needed resources for tackling all the actions taken by Iran. In an official quote to the Sky News Arabia, McKenzie stated, “We’re going continue to reach out to our partners and friends in the region to ensure that ..

US: No waiver for China on stopping purchase of Iranian Oil

The Trump administration has stated that there will be no short-term waiver or any wind-down period over China’s oil purchases from the Republic of Iran in the wake of the recent announcement made by Washington that the customers of Iran should halt their purchases by May 1 or have to face US sanctions. The administration ..

Oil Prices hiked in Turkey over US sanctions on Iran

US decision to re-impose economic sanctions on the Iranian Republic will hit Turkey hard next week as the waiver to continue to buy oil from Iran expires. Turkey which is an energy-hungry nation will have to suffer the aftermath of the unilateral decision taken by the US administration. Turkey was among the eight nations which ..

Iran declares US Army as “Terrorist” Organisation

Iran declares US Army as “Terrorist” Organisation thus marking a major retaliatory step within weeks of US declaring elite Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a terrorist outfit. The approval of the Bill in the Iranian Parliament has come one day after the Trump administration has further intensified pressure on Iran by announcing that no ..

Saudi and Iran together at Iraq Summit

In a Summit which has been organised by Baghdad the arch regional rivals, Saudi Arabia and Iran have together at the same table. The Summit has thus reinforced the image of Iraq as a friend among the neighbouring states in the region. Iraq, has itself borne the brunt of three decades of brutal war and ..

US labels Iran’s forces as Terrorists

For the first time, the Trump administration has labelled Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps as a foreign terrorist organization. Further, the move seems to increase pressure on Iran’s regime and to bring a new level of tension between the two countries, as Iran’s leaders have said they will retaliate in kind. US sanctions have ..