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SINGAPORE (Reuters) – China reported the first imports of Iranian crude oil in a year despite ongoing U.S. government sanctions, customs data showed on Thursday. China imported 260,312 tons of Iranian crude oil in December, according to data from China’s General Administration of Customs, which last recorded Iranian oil inflows in December 2020 at 520,000 …

Mumbai, Jan 18 (PTI) India head coach Thomas Dennerby said on Tuesday that the hosts would aim to break through a strong Iranian defense with an attacking game to earn a win in their opener of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup here on Thursday. The match against Iran would be crucial for India in their …

Iranian authorities have confirmed that they have reincarcerated Franco-Iranian academic Fariba Adelkhah for violating house arrest restrictions. Judicial news site Mizan.news on Jan. 16 quoted Deputy Judiciary Chief Kazem Gharibabadi as saying that Adelkhah, who had been furloughed with an electronic monitoring bracelet, had violated court restrictions “dozens of times”. Subscribe to the RFE/RL monitoring …

The US president can do more than talk to persuade Putin to allow humanitarian aid to Syria. The new year began with news of Iranian-backed forces bombarding US positions in Syria and Iraq. While some interpret these as Tehran’s response to the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani in early 2020, the development was expected: Iran …

The Biden administration is preparing for the end of Iran nuclear deal talks by stepping up criticism of former President Donald Trump and blaming him for the current situation. In recent days, State Department spokesperson Ned Price and White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki have attacked Trump for pulling the United States out of the 2015 …

Since Boxing Day, large-scale events, including all football, have been capped at 500 seats. This prompted the Premiership clubs to agree to bring their winter break forward and reschedule two fixtures. A decision will be made today whether this will be lifted, changed or extended. The Premiership returns on Monday with Celtic welcoming Hibs to …

UN experts say weapons seized in the Arabian Sea confirm Tehran is exporting weapons to Yemen, the Wall Street Journal reports. The United Nations has discovered that thousands of weapons recently seized in the Arabian Sea likely came from a single port in Iran, proof that Tehran exports weapons to Yemen and elsewhere, The Wall …

Iran says it is ready to hold talks with countries whose citizens were killed when the IRGC shot down a civilian plane. Tehran, Iran – Iran said it was ready to hold bilateral talks with all countries whose citizens were among 176 victims when an Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) air defense battery downed the …

Pro-Iran militias reportedly fire rockets at US base in eastern Syria Pro-Iran militia fighters fired shells at a US base in the Al-Omar oil field in eastern Syria, causing damage but no casualties, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. ‘man. This development comes a day after the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State …

“The Houthi militia must immediately release the ship, otherwise coalition forces will take all necessary measures and procedures to deal with this violation, including the use of force,” the brigadier said. General Turki al-Malki said in a statement. A similar incident occurred in 2016 involving the UAE ship SWIFT-1, which was making round trips in …