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Trump: US Very Prepared for Iran

Trump: US Very Prepared for Iran

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the United States is very prepared with regard to Iran, hours after his Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, said that Washington was not seeking war with Tehran. Tensions have been high between the two foes after attacks on oil tankers in Gulf and Tehran's

Four Parties Pressure Iran to Reduce Presence in Syria

Four Parties Pressure Iran to Reduce Presence in Syria

Iran’s presence in Syria is subject to military and political pressure from the country’s four parts. This pressure aims at pushing Tehran to gradually “reduce” its presence, leading to the withdrawal of its military forces and militias from areas controlled by the Syrian regime. The first sou

Russia, China Concerned with US Deployment of More Troops to Middle East

Russia and China expressed on Tuesday their concern with the United States’ plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East amid heightened tensions with Iran. Russia told the United States on Tuesday to drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more forces. Acting US Defense Secretary Pa

Rouhani: Iran to Continue Scaling back Compliance with Nuclear Deal Commitments

Rouhani: Iran to Continue Scaling back Compliance with Nuclear Deal Commitments

Iran will continue scaling back compliance with its nuclear deal commitments unless other signatories show “positive signals”, President Hassan Rouhani told a meeting of Russian, Chinese and other Asian leaders in Tajikistan. “Obviously, Iran cannot stick to this agreement unilaterally,” he told

Tehran Says US Accusations on Oil Tanker Attacks are Alarming

Tehran Says US Accusations on Oil Tanker Attacks are Alarming

For the second day in a row, Iran sought on Friday to claim innocence in the attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, saying it was alarming and wrong of the United States to blame Tehran. The incident has raised concerns about a new confrontation in the vital oil shipping route. US act

US, Britain Blame Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks

US, Britain Blame Iran for Oil Tanker Attacks

The United States and Britain held on Friday Iran responsible for the attacks against oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. US President Donald Trump rejected Tehran's denial it was behind mysterious explosions on the two oil tankers, saying the incident had Iran "written all over it." As US-Irania

Khamenei to Japan PM: Trump 'Not Worthy of Exchanging Messages'

Khamenei to Japan PM: Trump 'Not Worthy of Exchanging Messages'

Iran's supreme leader said on Thursday he does not consider US President Donald Trump "worthy" of exchanging messages with, vowing not to repeat Tehran’s “bitter experience” of negotiations with Washington. "I don't consider Trump as a person worthy of exchanging messages with.

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