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Reuters | , Dubai
PUBLISHED ON APR 21, 2021 12:19 AM IST
Under the 2015 deal, Iran agreed to curb its nuclear work in return for relief from US and other sanctions.
AFP | | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2021 01:22 PM IST
The Sunday incident, which Iran called an act of "anti-nuclear terrorism," came a day after Tehran said it had started up advanced uranium centrifuges at Natanz, a breach of its commitments under the troubled 2015 deal with world powers.
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 07:44 PM IST
- "We do not anticipate presently that there will be direct talks between the United States and Iran through this process, though the United States remains open to them," State Department spokesman Ned Price said.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 10, 2021 06:30 PM IST
Crude shipments from Iran to the province of Shandong, home to a quarter of China’s refining capacity, have surged so much this month they’re causing congestion at ports and filling up storage tanks
AP | , Dubai
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2021 07:50 PM IST
- The US military's Central Command said the two B-52s flew over the region accompanied by military aircraft from nations including Israel, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
ANI | , Cyprus
PUBLISHED ON MAR 01, 2021 02:27 PM IST
For his part, Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said Tehran would only return to compliance if the US first lifted economic sanctions.
Reuters | , Tehran
PUBLISHED ON FEB 21, 2021 05:21 AM IST
Iran and the United States have been at odds over who should take the first step to revive the 2015 accord. Iran insists the United States must first lift former President Donald Trump's sanctions while Washington says Tehran must first return to compliance with the deal.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 19, 2021 04:49 AM IST
“The United States of America hereby withdraws its letters to the Security Council” calling for the reinstatement of UN sanctions due to Iran’s non-compliance, wrote Richard Mills, acting Representative of the United States to the United Nations.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 03:53 AM IST
Asked if there was any move under way to resume direct diplomacy, Blinken pointed to U.S. President Joe Biden's public stance that if Iran resumes compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal the United States would do so too.
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2021 05:13 PM IST
The stalemate raises questions over whether the crisis can be resolved before the Islamic Republic hits a deadline later this month.
Reuters | , Dubai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 07:56 PM IST
- "Since (Biden's) administration claims not to be anti-science like the previous one ..., one expects it to free the transfer of Iran's own foreign exchange resources to fight the coronavirus and for health and food, and lift banking sanctions quickly," said government spokesman Ali Rabiei.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 16, 2021 08:31 AM IST
During his four years in office, Trump has tried to force Tehran back into talks over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs and its activities in the Middle East.
Reuters | , Washington
PUBLISHED ON JAN 13, 2021 09:53 PM IST
Republican Trump is due to hand over power to Democratic President-elect Joe Biden after losing the November 3 election.
HIndustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 08, 2020 11:33 PM IST
Iran’s missile attack on US bases in Iraq was retaliation after the U.S. killed its top general in a drone strike last week, in a move that was seen as destabilizing the Middle East.
Baghdad | By Associated Press
PUBLISHED ON OCT 05, 2019 01:31 PM IST
Neither the government nor demonstrators appear to be willing to back down from unrest that has presented the most serious challenge for Iraq since the defeat of the Islamic State group two years ago.