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Iran frees Australian couple imprisoned for 3 months on spying charges

07 Oct 2019

MELBOURNE/GENEVA An Australian couple who spent more than three months in a prison in Tehran has been freed, Australia's foreign minister said on Saturday, and an Iranian news agency later reported that an Iranian student was released from detention in Australia.

Rouhani says he rejected U.S. offer to lift sanctions made in message to Europeans

27 Sep 2019

GENEVA The United States sent a message to European leaders that it was willing to lift all sanctions on Iran, according to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who said he had rejected talks with Washington while punitive U.S. sanctions remained in place.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 1-Rouhani says he rejected U.S. offer to lift sanctions made in message to Europeans

27 Sep 2019

GENEVA, Sept 27 The United States sent a message to European leaders that it was willing to lift all sanctions on Iran, according to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who said he had rejected talks with Washington while punitive U.S. measures remained in place.

Iran test fires new missile: Iran Revolutionary Guards commander

24 Aug 2019

GENEVA Iran has test fired a new missile, the commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Major General Hossein Salami, said on Saturday, according to the Tasnim news agency.

Iran says it will further breach nuclear deal in one month unless Europeans act

05 Aug 2019

GENEVA Iran told European powers on Monday it would further reduce compliance with its 2015 nuclear deal in about a month's time if they were still failing to protect it from crippling U.S. sanctions, reimposed after Washington exited the deal.

Top Khamenei aide says no talks with U.S. under any circumstances

24 Jul 2019

GENEVA/DUBAI The top military adviser to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that Tehran would not negotiate with the United States under any circumstances, an apparent hardening of its position as the Gulf tanker crisis escalates.

Britain calls ship seizure 'hostile act' as Iran releases video of capture

21 Jul 2019

GENEVA/LONDON Britain on Saturday denounced Iran's seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Gulf as a "hostile act" and rejected Tehran's explanation that it seized the vessel because it had been involved in an accident. | Video

From Iraq to Yemen, drones raise U.S. alarm over Iranian plans

18 Jul 2019

GENEVA/WASHINGTON, July 17 The increased use of drones by Iran and its allies for surveillance and attacks across the Middle East is raising alarms in Washington.

From Iraq to Yemen, drones raise U.S. alarm over Iranian plans

17 Jul 2019

GENEVA/WASHINGTON The increased use of drones by Iran and its allies for surveillance and attacks across the Middle East is raising alarms in Washington.

Iran makes new nuclear threats that would reverse steps in pact

09 Jul 2019

GENEVA/DUBAI Iran threatened on Monday to restart deactivated centrifuges and ramp up enrichment of uranium to 20% purity in a move away from the 2015 nuclear deal, but the head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards insisted the world knows Tehran is not pursuing nuclear arms. | Video

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