Sunday, 15 September 2019

Tag Archives: Tehran

US threatens action against Iran after Russia UN veto

UN: The United States threatened unilateral action against Iran on Monday after Russia vetoed a western bid for the United Nations Security Council to call out Tehran for failing to prevent its weapons from falling into the hands of Yemen’s Houthi group. “If Russia is going to continue to cover ...

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UK, EU powers urge Trump to back Iran nuclear deal

BRUSSELS: Britain, France and Germany made a joint plea to Donald Trump on Thursday to endorse a key nuclear deal with Iran as the US president mulls reimposing sanctions on Tehran. “The deal is working, it is delivering on its main goal, which means keeping the Iranian nuclear programme in ...

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Iran’s former president Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting unrest

TEHRAN: The Iranian regime headed by Ali Khamenei has reportedly arrested former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Shiraz city for inciting unrest and more demonstrations following statements he made earlier in Bushehr. Authorities are now seeking to place Ahmadinejad under house arrest with Khamenei’s approval. During a visit to Bushehr city ...

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Iran’s government warns against ‘illegal’ gatherings after protests

TEHRAN: Iran’s government warned citizens Saturday against holding “illegal” public gatherings, following two days of rare anti-government protests which spread to a number of cities. The protests – described as the largest public display of discontent since the 2009 Green Movement in Iran – have emerged against a backdrop of ...

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Iran rejects French president call for talks on Tehran’s ballistic missiles

TEHRAN: Iran rejected on Sunday a call by French president Emmanuel Macron for talks on Tehran’s ballistic missiles, saying they were defensive and unrelated to a nuclear agreement with world powers. On Thursday, Macron said during a visit to Dubai that he was “very concerned” by Iran’s ballistic missile programme, mentioning ...

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Iran sentences ‘Mossad agent’ to death over scientist killings

LONDON: Iran has sentenced to death a person found guilty of providing information to Israel to help it assassinate several senior nuclear scientists, Tehran’s prosecutor said on Tuesday. At least four scientists were killed between 2010 and 2012 in what Tehran said was a programme of assassinations aimed at sabotaging ...

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Chinese company sacks Indian employees in Doha, Tehran

TEHRAN/DOHA: A major telecommunication company of China has reportedly fired all its Indian-origin employees from its offices in Doha and Tehran. Sources said the development has not been confirmed at an official level. Alleged stealing of Chinese technology by the Indian staffers and/or the recent Indo-China border dispute was said ...

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Pak-Iran relations will strengthen: Hassan Rouhani

TEHRAN: Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani met newly elected Iranian Presdient Hassan Rouhani in Tehran and exchanged views on matters of mutual interest and security situation of the region. According to Senate secretariat, Rabbani while talking on four-point agenda said that Pakistan wishes to enhance coordination, economic cooperation, security issues ...

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Iran urges U.S. statesmen to learn from past

TEHRAN: Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Saturday that the U.S. statesmen should learn from the past and talk about Iranians respectfully. His comments came after the U.S. President Donald Trump called Iran a “threat” and “rogue regime” in a joint press conference with French President Emmanuel Macron ...

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Khamenei describes Kashmiris as oppressed

TEHRAN:  Iran has included the Kashmiris in the list of nations of the world who are oppressed. Iran’s Supreme Leader Sayyid Ali Khamenei speaking on the occasion of Eid, urged the ‘World of Islam’ to express disdain against oppressors of Yemen, Bahrain, and Kashmir. The leader said: “The Islamic Nations ...

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