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A revival of the Iran nuclear deal could help lower global oil prices by bringing a major producer back to market, the Irish foreign minister has said. Simon Coveney, who is playing a big role in the bid to salvage the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement, said he hoped progress could be made …

President Joe Biden holds an official press conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on January 19, 2022. (Kevin Lamarque/Reuters) Some days you can’t even catch up. President Biden has assured Russian despot Vladimir Putin that Biden’s proposed Iran nuclear deal would immunize Moscow from sanctions the administration otherwise describes …

Washington- As much of the world’s attention focuses on stalled efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal and check Tehran’s nuclear weapons ambitions, a senior US commander warns of a threat Iran’s ever-growing ballistic missile arsenal. Gen. Kenneth “Frank” McKenzie of the US Central Command told lawmakers on Tuesday that Iran now has about 3,000 …

Citing news reports about the yet-to-be-finalized deal, which could be torpedoed by the Russian opposition, lawmakers said in a statement that Democratic President Joe Biden’s administration could reach a deal to weaken sanctions and reduce restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program. They pledged to do everything in their power to overturn a deal that does not …

BAGHDAD — Iran on Sunday claimed responsibility for a barrage of missiles that struck near a sprawling US consulate complex in northern Iraq, saying it was retaliation for an Israeli strike in Syria which killed two members of its Revolutionary Guards earlier this week. No injuries were reported in Sunday’s attack on the city of …

The United States is reaching out to Venezuela and Iran to boost global crude oil supplies amid sharply rising prices due to sanctions imposed on Russia over its invasion of Ukraine. We look at how these sanctions have disrupted supply and what steps the United States is taking to deal with the crisis. How important …

“A refinery in the Saudi capital, Riyadh, was attacked by a drone on Thursday morning but the oil supply was not affected, the Saudi press agency SPA reported early on Friday,” Reuters said after the Oil traders feared a supply shortage. The news adds: “The attack caused a small fire which was brought under control …

MIAMI (AP) — The United States quietly seized the cargo of two tankers suspected of carrying Iranian oil as part of an elaborate sanctions-busting scheme that involved forging documents and painting a ship’s deck to conceal illegal shipments. Details of the seizure, which have not previously been reported, were contained in an unsealed federal civil …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A group of Republican senators slammed President Biden at a press conference on Wednesday and sharply criticized him for working with Russia on a nuclear deal with Iran while Russian President Vladimir Putin unleashes chaos and violence. bloodshed in Ukraine. “This deal with Iran, if announced, will …

Talks bog down after Russia demands trade guarantee Sanctions against Ukraine must not affect its activities in Iran Differences remain between Iran and the United States VIENNA, March 7 (Reuters) – Iran and the United States must reach a political decision within days to avoid the collapse of indirect talks on reviving the 2015 nuclear …

A growing number of Republican US senators say the Biden administration is taking advantage of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine to seal the nuclear deal with Iran. Senator Bill Hagerty said on Sunday that President Joe Biden hopes the invasion of Russia “provides a distraction while he strikes another nuclear deal that gives Iran and its …

Putin says he wants to ‘demilitarize’ Ukraine Russia and Ukraine blame each other for evacuation problems Up to 1.5 million refugees expected by Sunday evening US Secretary of State Blinken in Poland for crisis talks NATO says ‘no’ to no-fly zones over Ukraine LVIV/KIEV, Ukraine, March 5 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran has likely suffered another failed launch of a rocket carrying a satellite as it tries to reinvigorate a program criticized by the West, even as Tehran faces negotiations last-minute deal with world powers to salvage his tattered nuclear deal in Vienna. On Sunday, satellite images from Maxar Technologies …

Oil hit highs above $100 a barrel on Thursday, but stabilized well below the day’s peak as growing prospects of an Iranian nuclear deal that would allow more oil into the global market helped dampen the rally sparked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The biggest downside risk to prices is “more talk than an Iran …

Separately, Iran’s top security official, Ali Shamkhani, said talks with European negotiators were ongoing and would continue as long as negotiations with the United States were not on the agenda as they would not be the source of “any breakthrough”. Indirect talks between Tehran and Washington have been held in Vienna since April amid fears …

The drums of war are sounding in Europe, but there seems to be a modest surge of pragmatism across the Middle East, the arena of at least one war a decade since the defeat of fascism in World War II. Of course, the fighting continues in the civil war in Syria, the disastrous conflict in …

Crude oil storage tanks are seen from above at the Cushing Petroleum Center in Cushing, Oklahoma March 24, 2016. REUTERS/Nick Oxford Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register Ukraine and Britain react cautiously to Russian decision Russia and Iran note progress in reviving Iran nuclear deal API data shows US crude, fuel stocks …

Iranian President Tells Irish Minister Iranian People’s Rights Must Be Respected in Vienna Negotiations Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian (right) and his Irish counterpart Simon Coveney before their meeting in Tehran. —AP By AFP Published: Mon 14 Feb 2022, 20:35 Iran said on Monday that a deal to reinstate the 2015 nuclear deal was “within …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – A fire has broken out at a military base in western Iran, state-linked media reported on Monday, the latest in a series of fires and other incidents. affecting the country’s infrastructure in recent months. The fire broke out at a warehouse full of motor oil and flammable materials at a …

The White House issued its most stern warning yet about the threat to Ukraine on Friday, saying Moscow could invade any day. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan stressed there was no way to predict what Russian President Vladimir Putin might do – but history shows we should not underestimate Mr. Putin to violate the sovereignty …

An explosion in Quneitra on the Syrian side of the Israeli-Syrian border is seen from Israel’s Golan Heights on July 22, 2018. (Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images) TEL AVIV: As in the rest of the world, the Israeli defense establishment is closely monitoring the situation in Ukraine and working hard to understand what a potential conflict between …

By Emily Chow BEIJING (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Friday as high U.S. inflation stoked concerns about aggressive interest rate hikes and investors await the outcome of U.S.-Iranian talks that could lead to a hike in world crude oil supply. Brent crude futures fell 25 cents, or 0.3%, to $91.16 a barrel at 0345 …

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has called for a greater effort to counter criticism and attacks on the Islamic Republic using “hybrid warfare”. The multiple crises facing the Iranian regime over the past four years have damaged its image domestically, as it has had to deal with US sanctions, a reinvigorated opposition and regional enemies. …

Israel will investigate allegations that police illegally used local spyware that gained notoriety abroad against its own citizens. The government will form a committee to examine a series of reports from Calcalist, a Hebrew-language business daily, that law enforcement officials used NSO Group’s Pegasus software without a court order to gain access to citizens’ phones …

WASHINGTON, DC: The Iranian opposition group that exposed Iran’s secret nuclear enrichment facilities in 2002 has released new information about the leadership structure of the Quds Force Naval Command and the facilities it uses to train and arm Iran’s terrorist proxies in the Middle East. The Quds Force is the arm of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary …

Iran said cameras at the site were damaged in what it called an Israeli “sabotage” operation. Vienna: Iran has informed the International Atomic Energy Agency that it has halted production at one of its nuclear facilities attacked last June and transferred work to another site, the watchdog said on Monday. . This decision responded to …

By ISABEL DEBRE, Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Israel’s iconic president traveled to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday in the first official visit by the country’s head of state, the latest sign of deepening ties between the two nations as tensions mount in the region. The United Arab Emirates and Israel …

WASHINGTON- As the United States warns that Iran is only weeks away from developing the capability to make a nuclear weapon, Washington experts disagree on the likelihood of Iran rushing to build such a weapon and how the United States and its allies should manage this risk. . “[Iran] is getting to the point where …

Source: MENA January 24, 2022 Experts react: Iran-backed Houthis have launched a drone attack in Abu Dhabi. What challenges await the region? Through Atlantic Council On January 24, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) intercepted two ballistic missiles targeting its capital, Abu Dhabi. It was the second assault claimed by the Iran-backed Houthi rebels in the …

Tehran: Iran is in talks with Russia on building two new units at its only nuclear power plant, the Islamic Republic’s Atomic Energy Agency said on Friday. “Negotiations are underway between Tehran and Moscow to build the second and third units of the Bushehr power station,” said Behrouz Kamalvandi, spokesman for the Iranian Atomic Energy …

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 …

Iran on Saturday announced sanctions against 51 Americans for the US strike that killed the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ Quds force, General Qasem Soleimani. Iran’s Foreign Ministry cited Americans for “glorifying terrorism” and violating “basic human rights” as they announced sanctions against healers on the second anniversary of the January 2020 strike …

DUBAI: Iran on Saturday imposed sanctions on dozens of other Americans, many of whom are in the US military, for the 2020 murder of General Qassem Soleimani in a drone strike. Iran’s foreign ministry said the 51 Americans had been targeted for what it called “terrorism” and human rights violations. The move allows Iranian authorities …

Here is a summary of the news in the world. Germany, France, Britain and US discuss Ukraine crisis and Iran nuclear talks Foreign ministers of Germany, France, Great Britain and the United States discussed the situation on the Ukrainian border and the next formats for dialogue with Russia, the German foreign ministry said on Wednesday …

The United States faces at least two potential national security crises that could explode in the near term. First, he must try to avoid a possible Russian invasion of Ukraine in what would be Moscow’s most daring attempt to reshape the post-Cold War order. And unless the talks bear fruit soon, Iran could cross the …

OPINION: Operating on the absurd policy that everything former President Donald Trump has done should be undone, the Biden administration has resumed indirect talks with Iran to return to the dire framework of the 2015 nuclear deal. By sending the worst possible negotiator, Bob Malley, to Vienna, President Biden promised the American people that the …

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi will visit Russia after receiving an invitation from his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, an Iranian government spokesperson said on December 28. Putin invited Raisi to Moscow early next year “as part of a strategic interaction between Iran and Russia,” Ali Bahadori Jahromi said. The visit will focus on “bilateral, regional and …

FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks rise in trade after muted holiday NEW YORK (AP) – Shares rise in muted trading on Wall Street as traders return from the Christmas holidays. The S&P 500 rose 1.1% in afternoon trading, led by more gains at big tech companies like Apple and Nvidia. The benchmark index broke its last record. …

The first six rounds of diplomacy this spring, Malley told me, have made “real progress.” In June, he presented a nuclear package that included an end to most of Trump’s sanctions. “The collective feeling of everyone – obviously the Europeans, the Russians and the Chinese, but also the Iranian delegation at the time – was …

An explosion is seen on the surface of the water behind a member of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) during a joint military exercise called the “Great Prophet 17” in southwest Iran, on this photo obtained on December 22, 2021. IRGC / WANA (West Asia News Agency) / Document via REUTERS Register now for …

Saudi Arabia is known to have bought ballistic missiles from China in the past, but has never been able to build its own – until now, according to three sources familiar with the latest intelligence. Satellite images obtained by CNN also suggest that the Kingdom is currently manufacturing the weapons in at least one location. …

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Drill comes days after the latest round of talks in Vienna to restore Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers ended without a deal. Tehran, Iran – Iran has staged an air defense exercise near its nuclear power plant southwest of Bushehr amid continuing tensions over the country’s nuclear program. State media reported that the exercise …

TEHRAN: Iran said on Sunday that the technical inspection of the new surveillance cameras at the Karaj nuclear facility began after Tehran said the previous cameras were damaged in an attack blamed on Israel. The new cameras, provided by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), are to replace those Iran says were damaged on June …

TEL AVIV – As diplomatic efforts to curb Iran’s nuclear program falter, Israel’s defense minister has ordered his forces to prepare a military option, warning the world that Israel will take matters into its own hands if a new nuclear deal does not did not restrict Iran sufficiently. But several current and former senior Israeli …

A group of hawks former US national security officials, lawmakers and diplomats have launched a public campaign to pressure the Biden administration to militarily threaten Iran. the declaration, headlined by former CIA chiefs Leon Panetta and retired General David Petraeus as well as former senior Obama-era Pentagon official Michèle Flournoy says “it’s vital to restore …

Grossi’s insistence that the Vienna-based IAEA remains “an auditor” to the world has come as negotiations fail in Vienna to revive Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal. Hours earlier, the head of Iran’s civilian nuclear program had insisted that his country would deny the agency access to a sensitive centrifuge assembly plant. This Karaj factory came under …

The Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Rafael Mariano Grossi, gives an interview to The Associated Press, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. Grossi, the head of the organization United Nations nuclear watchdog on Tuesday warned that restrictions its inspectors in Iran threaten to give the world a …

More than 3,000 people gathered in Florida last weekend for the Israel-American Council conference, an annual affair where the pro-Trump forces that so enthusiastically celebrated the group’s last convention were either absent, or particularly moderate. This 2019 conference (the group did not meet in 2020 due to COVID-19) looked a lot like a campaign rally …

Iran’s state-owned NIOC will change the baseline of its official prices for European crude sales, a potential signal of Tehran’s intentions to come back with a vengeance in global markets. In its latest official pricing formula for January, NIOC notes that it will move its benchmark from Ice Bwave to Ice Brent regulation, effective January …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Iran appears to be preparing for a space launch as negotiations continue in Vienna over its tattered nuclear deal with world powers, according to an expert and satellite images. The likely liftoff from Iranian spaceport Imam Khomeini comes as Iranian state media offered a list of upcoming satellite launches …

WASHINGTON – Long-standing differences over how to handle Iran’s nuclear program have erupted into new tensions between the Biden administration and Israel, with two senior Israeli officials leaving Washington this week over fears that the Americans’ commitment to restore the he 2015 nuclear deal does not lead to a flawed deal allowing Tehran to speed …

When it comes to making a deal with Russia, Joe Biden has a problem. He wants to talk, Vladimir Putin wants Ukraine – and has massed 175,000 troops at the border to prove it. Biden has a similar problem with China and Iran. The president wants to talk about a series of problems and differences, …

Deputy Defense Minister Alon Schuster on Sunday refrained from directly answering questions about an explosion near an Iranian nuclear site the day before, saying only that he “cannot say” what hit Natanz . When asked what Israel had to say about Saturday’s explosion near the Natanz site, Schuster said: “We are not asking a man …

Almost a year ago, IDF leader Aviv Kohavi took the stage at a conference by the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv and announced that he had ordered the military to start preparing new plans for a strike against Iran’s nuclear program. “Iran may decide that it wants to move towards a bomb, …

As negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program were held in Vienna on Monday, more than three years after the United States withdrew from an international deal, anti-war groups called the Biden administration “to choose the proven path of peace” and to re-enter the pact for the benefit of the Iranians, Americans and the people of the …

The parties to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action will meet again in Vienna after nearly six months to discuss a mutual return to the deal by the United States and Iran, but the break has left time to de new obstacles to take root. Iran on Friday announced further advances in its uranium enrichment, …

The Iranian flag flies in front of the headquarters of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Austria on March 1, 2021. REUTERS / Lisi Niesner Register now for FREE and unlimited access to reuters.com Register now VIENNA, Nov. 26 (Reuters) – Russia on Friday berated the United States for threatening to diplomatically escalate …

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! A former national security official in the Trump administration has said any negotiation with Iran that results in a weakened nuclear deal would be a “crazy deal” for US national security. Speaking in a briefing Tuesday, Rich Goldberg, the former Iranian anti-weapons of mass destruction director for …

Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Sunday he supported a “broader, stronger and longer” nuclear deal with Iran, even as Israel would expect talks surrounding a return to multilateral agreement of 2015 is collapsing. “I support an agreement that will be broader, stronger and longer – take back Iran, dismantle its current capabilities and place …

TEHRAN – Iranian Revolutionary Guards said on Saturday they seized a contraband diesel boat in the Gulf and arrested its 11 foreign crew members. “Thanks to our intelligence services and as part of a coordinated operation, our navy seized a foreign vessel with 11 crew members in our territorial waters,” Guards Colonel Ahmad Hajian said, …

Ardeshir Zahedi, the flamboyant Ambassador of Iran to the United States during the Shah’s reign who charmed Hollywood stars and politicians with his lavish parties until the 1979 Islamic Revolution, died Thursday at the age of 93, reported the Iranian state media. Whether seen with Henry Kissinger or entertaining Barbra Streisand, Zahedi made such a …

Ankara [Turkey], Nov. 15 (ANI / Sputnik): Turkey urged the United States to lift the unilateral sanctions it has imposed on Iran, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday, calling the measures punitive against the eastern neighbor of his country of “inappropriate”. “Unilateral sanctions against Iran are inappropriate, they must be lifted,” Cavusoglu said …

For the second time in a month, the military said on Thursday that Israeli F-15 fighter jets were escorting US B-1 bombers across the region, in an unspoken threat against Iran. According to the Israel Defense Forces, the fighter jets accompanied two B-1B heavy bombers and a US KC-10 refueling plane into Israeli airspace as …

The Iranian military has started its annual war games in a coastal area in the Gulf of Oman, state television reported on Sunday, less than a month before nuclear talks with the West. The report says navy and air force units as well as ground forces were participating in the exercise in an area of …

Many observers in Iran and abroad are increasingly frustrated by Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s reluctance to resume talks to revive the 2015 nuclear deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which was halted in June due to Iranian presidential elections. However, this hesitation could end as soon as Iran announces that it will declare …

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) – Vietnam was seeking more information on Thursday about a Vietnamese tanker that was seized at gunpoint last month by Iranian soldiers in the Gulf of Oman, while promising to ensure the safety and humane treatment of the ship’s crew. On October 24, powerful Iranian Revolutionary Guard paramilitary troops seized control of …

Poor Tim Lenderking. In February, the veteran US diplomat – one of the State Department’s best and brightest hands in the Middle East – shot the short straw and was appointed the Biden administration’s special envoy to Yemen. Since then, not only has he been entrusted with the unenviable task of negotiating an end to …

Tehran’s continued nuclear weapons development jeopardizes relaunch of 2015 Iran deal, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney says Jerusalem post ahead of his meeting with his Israeli counterpart Yair Lapid on the issue on Wednesday. “There is a real-time consideration here,” he told the newspaper a day earlier of the deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive …

The US Treasury has imposed new sanctions on Iranian Revolutionaries (IRGC) as well as the IRGC Quds Force drone network and its responsible commanders. Four IRGC commanders including Yousef Aboutalebi, Saeed Aghajani, commander of the IRGC The Aerospace Force’s drone command Abdollah Mehrabi and Mohammad Mohammad Ebrahim Zargar Tehrani have been added to the sanctions …

Over the past decade, Iran has been the source of 80% of Israel’s security problems. Besides the Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah, which is under Iranian control, there are at least four other Iran-backed threats that Israel faces. The first is Iran’s attempt to establish a Hezbollah-like military force in Syria; the second is its attempts …

By Sara Avery I will never forget watching the daughter of a dear friend, normally an exuberant and fearless teenager, collapse in front of me on Skype upon hearing a thunderclap. She thought it was another bomb exploding in her neighborhood, part of the second war she was going through in her short years. It …

The United States has also sanctioned a number of other individuals and companies linked to Iran’s unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) program. The sanctions come three months after the drone attack on the ship Mercer Street, which was off the coast of Oman at the time – an assault that escalated tensions in the region, sparked …

Last week’s drone attack on a military base in southern Syria that houses US forces was likely carried out at Iran’s request. Although the drones used in the attack were not launched from Iran, officials believe Iran provided the resource and encouraged the attack on al-Tanf outpost in Syria. At least five drones loaded with …

A “complex, coordinated and deliberate attack,” commented John Kirby, the Pentagon press secretary, on Monday. describes a recent drone assault on a US military outpost in Syria that helps train local allies to fight ISIS. It was made with up to five Iranian drones, launched by Iranian proxies, and conducted with the help and blessing …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – A cyber attack crippled gas stations across Iran on Tuesday, leaving angry motorists stranded in long lines. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which rendered the government-issued electronic cards that many Iranians use to buy subsidized fuel at the pump unnecessary. It bore similarities to another attack …

The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said Iran’s watchdog surveillance program was no longer “intact” after Tehran refused requests to repair surveillance equipment damaged during a attack in June against an Iranian nuclear site blamed on Israel. The drone attack in June reportedly hit the Iran Centrifuge Technology Company, or TESA, in the …

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iranian hardliners, now back in charge, can regularly denounce the poisoning of Islamic society by Western culture, but in Tehran, Iranians are flocking to the museum of contemporary art to marvel at America Iconic soup cans by pop artist Andy Warhol. The circular floors of the Museum of Contemporary Art in …

Israel has approved a budget of some 5 billion shekels ($ 1.5 billion) to be used to prepare the military for a possible strike against Iran’s nuclear program, Channel 12 reported on Monday. The NIS 5 billion budget consists of NIS 3 billion from the previous budget and an additional NIS 2 billion from the …

Despite his promises to put “America first”, Donald Trump’s foreign policy in the Middle East has prioritized the interests of regimes like Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Israel – nations ready to take advantage of their close ties with the elites in Washington, DC, to get what they want. And they got what they wanted: a …

Speaking at a joint press conference on Sunday alongside Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in Jerusalem, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said negotiations to return the nuclear deal had entered “very decisive weeks”. She stressed that with each passing day without a deal, Iran continues to enrich uranium. Merkel, who is making a farewell visit to Israel …

Iran’s theocratic regime has stepped up its drone manufacturing operations in recent years and is now smuggling an increasingly sophisticated list of armed remote control planes to allied militant groups in the Middle East, according to intelligence gathered by a dissident group leading Iranian. The Iranian military’s adoption of drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), …

Iranian dissidents warn the hardline regime’s use of drones to cause instability in the region, saying it is using technology – whose materials are imported from China – to make up for weaknesses in its military air. The National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), a coordination group of Iranian resistance groups that oppose the …

Despite enriching uranium to a level never seen before, Iran still has a long way to go before acquiring a nuclear bomb, according to Israel’s military intelligence chief Major-General. Tamir Hayman. According to Hayman, while the levels of enriched uranium are “worrisome”, the Islamic Republic still has a long way to go before acquiring a …

There is a fundamental disconnect at the heart of the Biden administration’s strategy to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons. The United States has tried, so far unsuccessfully, to persuade Iran to resume compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action), and is more than ready to reverse that deal afterwards. …

Here’s the good news: Unless something extreme and dramatic happens, we won’t see Israeli F-35s or F-15s take off in the next two years to attack Iranian nuclear facilities. It may sound contradictory, but it is not. Iran remains the threat it has been for 20 years, constantly straddling the nuclear threshold while playing with …

TEHRAN – Amir, a master’s degree student in engineering outside Tehran University, had thought about getting into digital marketing, but was concerned the Iranian government would restrict Instagram because it had other applications. He had considered founding a start-up, but foresaw US sanctions and rampant inflation to block his path. Whenever he tried to plan …

White House National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan speaks at a White House press briefing in June. Sullivan is traveling to Saudi Arabia today to meet with Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman as the United States tries to pressure the kingdom to move towards a ceasefire in its multi-year war against the Houthi rebels in Yemen. …

OPINION: Iran’s new trajectory is well underway, leaving the West with considerably reduced weight in future relations, writes Shannon Ebrahim. The tone of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi in his address at the opening of the UN General Assembly indicates a clear change in the country’s foreign policy, even if its strategic direction remains the same. …

WASHINGTON, September 23 (Reuters) – The window is still open to relaunch the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, but Tehran has yet to say whether it is ready to resume talks in Vienna or if it will do so based on where they are stopped in June, a senior US official said Thursday. The official told …

These include Mr. Biden’s retention of Trump-era trade tariffs, which Democrats strongly denounced before Mr. Biden took office, but his officials quickly came to view as a source of leverage in their relations with China. Likewise, Iranian officials complain bitterly that Mr. Biden failed to lift any of the many economic sanctions imposed by Mr. …

Saudi King Salman speaks in a pre-recorded video during the United Nations General Assembly via a live broadcast in New York, United States on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. Image Credit: Bloomberg Abu Dhabi: King Salman of Saudi Arabia on Wednesday expressed hope that the kingdom’s direct talks with Iran will lead to the establishment of …

Tehran finances terrorism, poses a global threat and must never be allowed to procure nuclear weapons, the Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday in response to the speech by new Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA ). “Raisi continues to deceive the international community with a speech filled with lies and …

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) – Iran’s new president has criticized US sanctions imposed on his country as a mechanism of war, using his first UN speech since taking the oath to forcefully denounce Washington’s policies in the region and the growing political schism within America. President Ebrahim Raisi on Tuesday presented a much more …

British, Chinese, French, German and Russian ministers will not meet Iran at the United Nations this week to discuss a return to nuclear talks, the Union’s foreign policy chief told reporters on Monday. European, Josep Borrell. Diplomats were tentatively planning a ministerial meeting of the parties to the 2015 nuclear deal on Wednesday on the …

New Foreign Secretary Liz Truss to tell Iranian counterpart UK ‘is not going to give up’ fight for UK dual nationals to be detained by state household, Cabinet minister said . Ms Truss is due to meet Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Monday, where the …

Israeli agents killed Iran’s top nuclear scientist late last year using a remote machine gun and artificial intelligence, according to a report by The New York Times. Iranian intelligence knew an attack was likely on Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, but major breaches of security protocols allowed the assassination, the source told The Times. On the day of …

UNITED NATIONS, September 17 (Reuters) – US Secretary of State Antony Blinken does not plan to meet his new Iranian counterpart next week at the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations in New York, US Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield said on Friday . Indirect talks between Iran and the United States in Vienna …

It is not an easy task to start a new relationship between Iran and Saudi Arabia, although in politics anything is possible. The two states barricaded themselves behind their differences in political doctrine. Yet they try! So far, they have completed three rounds of talks aimed at restoring diplomatic ties and establishing field roles to …

If Israel wanted to kill a senior Iranian official, an act that had the potential to start a war, it needed US assent and protection. It meant acting before Mr Biden could take office. In Mr. Netanyahu’s best case, the assassination would derail any chance of resurrecting the nuclear deal even if Mr. Biden wins. …

The great Iranian nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated in November 2020 in a sophisticated coup led by a Mossad team that allegedly deployed a computerized machine gun, required no agents on site, took less than a minute and was hurt no one else, including the wife of the scientist who was with him at …

President Ebrahim Raisi sends a message of regional multilateralism as Iran fully joins the influential Shanghai Cooperation Organization. Tehran, Iran – President Ebrahim Raisi said Iran wanted closer ties with its regional neighbors and rejected US “unilateralism” as his country became a full member of the influential United States Cooperation Organization. Shanghai (OCS). Iran said …

In the ongoing nuclear standoff involving the United States and Iran – Israel and the moderate Sunni Arab states being the most actively interested parties on the sidelines – everyone has now blinked. Where that means the nuclear stalemate will go next is less certain. The United States blinked first. cnxps.cmd.push (function () {cnxps ({playerId: …

TEHRAN (AP) – Iran admitted on Wednesday that it removed several surveillance cameras installed by United Nations nuclear inspectors at a centrifuge assembly site that was the subject of a mysterious attack earlier this year. The country’s nuclear program chief Mohammad Eslami has sought to present the removal of the cameras as Tehran’s response to …

UN nuclear oversight chief Rafael Grossi will travel to Tehran this weekend for talks that could ease an impasse between Iran and the West, just as it threatens to escalate and derail negotiations on relaunching the Iran nuclear deal. Three diplomats who closely follow the International Atomic Energy Agency told Reuters that Grossi’s trip ahead …

The US Navy’s 5th Fleet based in the Middle East will launch a new task force that integrates aerial, sail and submarine drones after years of maritime attacks linked to continuing tensions with Iran. Navy officials have not identified the systems they will introduce from their headquarters in the island nation of Bahrain in the …

Ebrahim Raisi, who took office as Iranian president in August, speaks at a press conference in Tehran, Iran on June 21, 2021. Majid Asgaripour / WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, Germany, September 8 (Reuters) – The Iranian president on Wednesday warned Western states against Tehran’s rebuke to the UN atomic …

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, in a Zoom conversation with the heads of the Conference of Presidents of major American Jewish organizations, said that although there were no political breakthroughs with the Palestinians during his tenure, he did. intention to take measures to reduce conflicts with them. “Everyone understands that we don’t expect a political breakthrough …

DUBAI – A senior Iranian security official on Saturday accused President Joe Biden of illegally threatening Iran after saying he could consider other options if nuclear diplomacy with Tehran failed. “The emphasis on using ‘other options’ against (Iran) amounts to unlawfully threatening another country and establishes Iran’s right to reciprocate (…) Biden told Israeli Prime …

Consider Nitro Zeus. In the late 2000s, as The Times reported, the US government devised a detailed cyber attack plan that would disable sections of Iran’s air defenses, communications systems, and power grid. The plan provided President Barack Obama with a non-lethal means to neutralize Iranian military resources in case negotiations to end the country’s …