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Israel May Attack Iranian Military Targets in Iraq

Israel May Attack Iranian Military Targets in Iraq

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman hinted on Monday that Iranian military assets in Iraq may be targeted by his country. “We are certainly monitoring everything that is happening in Syria and, regarding Iranian threats, we are not limiting ourselves just to Syrian territory.

Japan to Halt Iran Oil Imports Under US Pressure

Japan to Halt Iran Oil Imports Under US Pressure

Japan's major oil wholesalers are preparing to suspend crude oil imports from Iran in October, amid fears Washington will sanction countries importing Iranian crude, local media reported. Japanese oil companies are preparing to halt imports of Iranian crude and researching ways to increase import

Karroubi Calls for Confronting Khamanei’s ‘Despotism’

Reformist Iranian leader Mehdi Karroubi called Sunday on the Assembly of Experts (AE) to face the “despotism” of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. Karroubi, a Green Movement opposition leader, has called upon the AE to hold Khamenei accountable for three decades of policies that have pushed the countr

Exclusive: Iran at the Hague: Remembering America as a ‘Best Friend’

Exclusive: Iran at the Hague: Remembering America as a ‘Best Friend’

More than six decades after Iran first filed a suit with the International Court at The Hague, the Islamic Republic has returned to “demand justice” from the 15 judges sitting on its benches. Iran first went to the court in June 1951 when then Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh filed a suit to for

US Defends as Legal Re-Imposition of Sanctions against Iran

US Defends as Legal Re-Imposition of Sanctions against Iran

The United States defended as legal and justified on Tuesday its slapping of sanctions on Iran, a day after Tehran launched a suit with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over US President Donald Trump's decision to re-impose the penalties that were lifted in the 2015 nuclear accord. US Sta

Rouhani Referred to Judiciary after Failing to Appease Lawmakers

Rouhani Referred to Judiciary after Failing to Appease Lawmakers

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani failed to convince parliament on Tuesday that his plans will pull the country out of an economic nosedive worsened by America's withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal as most of the questions of lawmakers were referred to Iran's judiciary for further review. While

Damascus, Tehran Discuss Expanding Military Cooperation

Damascus, Tehran Discuss Expanding Military Cooperation

Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Sunday that his country was capable of helping Syria in expanding its military arsenal.

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