U.S. Officials: 7 Iranian Vessels Harass Navy Ship In Gulf
Sep07

U.S. Officials: 7 Iranian Vessels Harass Navy Ship In Gulf

A U.S. Navy coastal patrol ship changed course after a fast-attack craft from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps came within 100 yards (91 meters) of it in the central Gulf on Sunday, U.S. Defense Department officials said on Tuesday. Years of mutual animosity eased when Washington lifted sanctions on Tehran in January after a deal to curb Iran’s nuclear ambitions. But serious differences still remain over Iran’s ballistic...

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Kremlin: Iran withdraws its S-300 lawsuit against Russia
Sep06

Kremlin: Iran withdraws its S-300 lawsuit against Russia

Tehran’s lawsuit against Russia on the S-300 missile systems has been withdrawn, Vladimir Kozhin, the Russian presidential aide for military-technical cooperation, told TASS today. “Yes, it has been withdrawn,” he said.   Russia and Iran has concluded a contract on the supply of five battalions of the S-300 system in 2007, however, in autumn 2010 Dmitry Medvedev, who held the post of the Russian president then, banned...

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Iran accuses Saudi Arabia of ‘murdering’ pilgrims during hajj stampede
Sep06

Iran accuses Saudi Arabia of ‘murdering’ pilgrims during hajj stampede

Iran’s supreme leader has said Saudi Arabian authorities “murdered” Muslim pilgrims who were injured during last year’s hajj stampede, as Mecca prepares to host the annual event again. “The heartless and murderous Saudis locked up the injured with the dead in containers — instead of providing medical treatment and helping them or at least quenching their thirst. They murdered them,” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a statement on his...

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Britain, Iran announce first ambassadors in 5 years
Sep05

Britain, Iran announce first ambassadors in 5 years

Iran and Britain appointed new ambassadors to each other’s countries on Monday for the first time since a mob ransacked the British embassy in Tehran in 2011. Mhamid Baeidinejad, 53, was named as Tehran’s envoy to London, ISNA state news agency reported. He played a crucial role in the negotiations with world powers that led to last year’s nuclear accord and the lifting of international sanctions. Britain appointed...

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US Agreed to ‘Secret’ Exemptions for Iran After Nuclear Deal
Sep01

US Agreed to ‘Secret’ Exemptions for Iran After Nuclear Deal

The United States and its negotiating partners agreed “in secret” to allow Iran to evade some restrictions in last year’s landmark nuclear agreement in order to meet the deadline for it to start getting relief from economic sanctions, according to a report reviewed by Reuters. The report is to be published today by the Washington-based Institute for Science and International Security, said the think tank’s...

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