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Russia calls US tightening of Iran oil sanctions 'aggressive, reckless'

24 Apr 2019

Russia calls US tightening of Iran oil sanctions 'aggressive, reckless'

Russia yesterday called the US tightening of oil sanctions on Iran an "aggressive and reckless" policy after Washington announced it was seeking to stop all exports of Iranian crude.

Chanting 'Death to America', Iran marks 1979 revolution's 40th anniversary

11 Feb 2019

Chanting 'Death to America', Iran marks 1979 revolution's 40th anniversary

On Monday, hundreds of thousands of people held nation-wide rallies across Iran to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1979 revolution and renew their allegiance to the country's Islamic principles.

Trump threatens to devastate Turkey if it hits Kurdish forces

14 Jan 2019

Trump threatens to devastate Turkey if it hits Kurdish forces

United States President Donald Trump has threatened to "devastate" Turkey economically if the NATO-allied nation attacks US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria following a pullout of American troops from the war-torn country, and also urged the Kurds not to "provoke" Ankara.

Granted temporary exemptions to those seeking help: Trump on Iran-sanctions

08 Nov 2018

Granted temporary exemptions to those seeking help: Trump on Iran-sanctions

President Donald Trump yesterday said he gave temporary exemptions to India and seven other major importers of Iranian oil as they sought US' "help" and he didn't want to drive oil prices "up to $ 100 a barrel or $150 a barrel".

Iranians mark 38th anniversary of 1979 revolution

11 Feb 2017

Iranians mark 38th anniversary of 1979 revolution

Thousands of Iranian citizens poured on to the streets in Tehran to commemorate the 38th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution of 1979. The celebrations come amidst renewed tensions between Iran and the new US President Donald Trump.

Iran surprises Pakistan; fires mortar shells on Balochistan

01 Oct 2016

Iran surprises Pakistan; fires mortar shells on Balochistan

As India carried out a surgical strike on Pakistan, its "brotherly" neighbor Iran surprised it by attacking the Iran-Pak border.