Tag: Iran

Iran executes gold market ‘Sultan of Coins’ and accomplice

Tehran: Iran executed a trader dubbed the "Sultan of Coins" and his accomplice on Wednesday for exploiting a surge in…

Baloch activists observe ‘Baloch Martyrs Day’

London: Baloch activists held rallies and seminars all over the world to observe the 'Baloch Martyrs Day' on Tuesday. In…

US security chief Bolton vows to ‘squeeze’ Iran

Singapore: US National Security Advisor John Bolton vowed Tuesday to "squeeze" Iran "until the pips squeak", a week after a…

Austria says won’t host Iran sanctions-busting payments system

Vienna: Austria has rejected hosting a special payment system designed to help EU countries trade with Iran despite US sanctions,…

Iran to host major international Islamic conference

Tehran: Iran will host a major Islamic conference to be attended by representatives from more than 80 countries later in…

Syria, Iran accuse US of hindering political solution to Syrian crisis

Damascus: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and a visiting Iranian official agreed on Monday that the US is placing snags in…

Iran sticking to nuclear deal conditions: IAEA

Vienna: Iran has been abiding by the terms of its nuclear deal with global powers, the latest report from the…

Qatar considering Iran offer to host World Cup teams: organiser

Paris: Qatar is considering an offer from Iran to host teams during the 2022 World Cup, but no decision has…

Iran women debate if biggest football attendance spells victory

Tehran: Iranian reporter Hedieh Khatibi says she had to pinch herself when she finally got to enter Tehran's Azadi stadium…

Iran urges global condemnation of US sanctions

Tehran: Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations urged global condemnation of the US unilateral sanctions against the Islamic republic, the…

US’s Bolton says more sanctions likely on Iran

Paris: US National Security Advisor John Bolton said Friday that more sanctions were possible on Iran just days after a…

USA grants waiver to India on Chabahar Port

The US, which has allowed India to continue importing oil from Iran, has granted a waiver from sanctions for New…

Iraq gets US sanctions break to keep the lights on

Baghdad: Iraq has won an exemption allowing it to buy Iranian electricity despite US sanctions, as the country plagued by…

US hopes Russia remains ‘permissive’ of Israel strikes in Syria

Beirut: The US envoy to Syria said Wednesday he hoped to see more of Damascus ally Moscow's "permissive approach" to…

US warns to stay away from Iranian shipping

Washington: The United States on Wednesday warned all ports and insurance companies to steer clear of Iranian ships, which it…

US will regret sanctions: Iranian Foreign Minister

Tehran: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that United States President Donald Trump's administration will "regret" the newly-imposed sanctions…

US Iran sanctions aimed at ‘upsetting global balance’: Erdogan

Ankara: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday hit out at new sanctions on Iran imposed by the administration of…

Rouhani to break US sanctions; vows to continue selling oil

Tehran: Iran has greeted the re-imposition of United States sanctions with air defence drills. President Hassan Rouhani was defiant as…

Ending relief from nuclear deal, US sanctions Iran kick back in

The Trump administration’s tough new sanctions on Iran took effect on Monday, but eight major importers of Iranian oil are…

Trump restores sanctions against Iran; Iranians take to street in protest

Tehran: As the Trump administration restored all sanctions lifted under the nuclear deal, thousands of Iranians rallied in Tehran on…