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Raids across Germany target suspected Iranian spies

Germany-wide police raids have been carried out on suspected Iranian spies. Iran has been linked in the past to spying and assassinating dissidents …

Germany

Iran says planned US-backed force inside Syria would fan war

| <b>Published —</b> Tuesday 16 January 2018<p>Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said a new US-backed, 30,000-strong force inside Syria constituted a breach of …

Syria

Watch: An Iranian refugee in Sweden faces deportation for this horrifying reason

<b>What’s going on?</b><p>After seeing a woman stoned to death, Iranian actress Aideen Strandsson fled her native country as a refugee to Sweden. But her nightmare is far from over.<p>Strandsson, who describes becoming a Christian after having a dream about Jesus, is being denied the permit that she needs to …

Sweden

Japan sees little chance of oil slick from sunk tanker reaching its coast

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan sees little chance of the oil spill from a stricken Iranian tanker that sank on Sunday in the East China Sea reaching its shores, an official at the nation's environment ministry said on Tuesday.<p>The large tanker Sanchi (IMO:9356608) sank in the worst oil ship disaster in …

East China Sea

Trump Contacts Emir of Qatar, Urges End to Iranian Meddling

US President Donald Trump stressed on Monday his support for the Gulf Cooperation Council and confronting any regional threats.<p>He stressed in a …

Middle East

India's imports of Iran oil in Dec scheduled to rise to most since March - source

© Reuters. India's imports of Iran oil in Dec scheduled to rise to most since March - source<p>* Total Dec crude loadings at 1.92 mln bpd, down 7 pct m/m<p>…

Oil

How Mattis softened on Iran — for now

His position on Iran may not last much longer. But for now, it's a striking change.<p>As former President Barack Obama's top commander in the Middle East, then-Gen. Jim Mattis pushed for military strikes to punish Iran for arming anti-American militias in Iraq.<p>But as President Donald Trump's Defense …

Politics

China says claims of inadequate rescue of sunken oil tanker "untrue, irresponsible" - Xinhua

BEIJING, Jan. 16 (Xinhua) -- China disputed claims Tuesday about inadequate efforts to save the crew of tanker Sanchi, saying they are "untrue and …

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News Highlights: Top Energy News of the Day

BP to Book $1.7 Billion Charge for Deepwater Horizon Claims<p>BP's fourth-quarter profits are under threat from multibillion-dollar charges related to the company's fatal blowout in the Gulf of Mexico eight years ago and changes to the U.S. corporate tax rate.<p>Shell Bids a Long Goodbye to Middle …

Oil

Trump’s Sinister Plan to Kill the Iranian “Nukes” Deal

The Trump administration has settled on a plan for sabotaging the Iranian Nuclear deal that does not explicitly violate the terms of the agreement. …

Iran

Russian, Iranian foreign ministers discuss Syria and Iran nuclear deal

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed the conflict in Syria and the Iran nuclear deal in a phone conversation, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.<p>"The two sides exchanged views on a range of international …

Iran

Iranian Australians to protest in Canberra

Iranians from across Australia are coming together in Canberra to protest against the violent response to anti-government demonstrations in their …

Iran

ANALYSIS: Who was behind the uprising against the Iranian regime

<i>Yochanan Visser is an independent journalist/analyst who worked for many years as Middle East correspondent for Western Journalism.com in Arizona and</i> …

Iran

Iran Protesters Just Revealed Their True Feelings About President Trump

"People are very determined."

Conservative View

Iran rejects US call for inspecting Iranian military sites

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has announced that Tehran will never renegotiate the 2015 nuclear deal despite the US pressure. (Reuters file photo)<p>Iran on …

Iran

Microsoft and Amazon Enable Censorship Circumvention Tools in Iran. Why Doesn’t Google?

Google blocks a tool called Google App Engine in Iran, indirectly allowing the Iranian government to block apps that piggyback on it to skirt online censorship.<p>Some Iranians have been taking the streets in the last few weeks protesting the government and asking for more freedoms. The protests have …

Google App Engine

The War on Yemen and Trump’s Distorting Iran Obsession

Trump’s statement on the nuclear deal last week included a ridiculous ultimatum that the other P5+1 governments will ignore, and it also contained a …

Middle East

ghost ship

<p>Not quite, but a creepy video of dead crew being removed from the Iranian tanker <i>Sanchi</i> that has been ablaze off China since January 6 sank on …

Sanchi

The best hope for the Iranian people

EPA-EFE/OMER<p>Click for full view<p>A protester with covered face holds a sign as others hold Iranian flags of the consitutional monarchy era as they …

European News

Netanyahu Demands Macron to Intervene, Amend Nuclear Deal with Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has urged French President Emmanuel Macron to intervene to amend the nuclear agreement between Iran and the …

Iran

Zeinabeyyat: The Face of Female Militias in Yemen

The so-called Zeinabeyyat is a women's military group established by Houthis to suppress and abuse women and arrest the families based on Iranian …

Middle East

Iranian oil tanker sinks after collision off coast of China

An Iranian oil tanker that caught ablaze after a collision, has sunk off the coast of China. Officials fear that all thirty two crew members on board have died.

Iranian Journalists' View on Coverage of Protests

Iranian media outlets are one more time facing an uneasy test to evaluate their credibility and their readiness to cover internal crises.<p>One month …

Middle East

The Engaging Economy

Click for full view<p>Author<p>By Francisco Jaime Quesado General Manager of the Innovation and Knowledge Society in Portugal<p>Read Next<p>The best hope for the …

European News

Trump nixing the Iran deal hurts America, not the mullahs

President Trump’s threat on Friday to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal and reimpose economic sanctions on the Islamic Republic if it doesn’t renegotiate the agreement could cause big headaches for the United States.<p>While the president stopped short of withdrawing from the nuclear pact with Iran …

Iran

Burning Iranian oil tanker sinks after January 6 accident: Chinese state TV | Reuters - Firstpost

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed.<p>Published Date: Jan 14, 2018 21:51 PM | Updated Date: Jan 14, 2018 …

Merchant Shipping

Iranian Regime Targets the Arts and Social Gatherings in Recent Arrests

For the Iranian people, expressing themselves and their #<b>culture</b> through the <b>arts</b>, including acting, painting, writing, song, and dance, has been …

Iran

Business leaders are hopeful for rebounds in Iranian economy despite uncertainty from US

Even with President Donald Trump continuing to waive nuclear sanctions, Iran's economy remains hobbled by US restrictions but some diplomats in Tehran remain quietly confident for the future.<p>The real problem in Iran right now, everyone in the international business community agrees, is …

Iran

This Is Who They Are

Friday, The United States Treasury Department released 14 new names of Iranian individuals and entities to be sanctioned. The most controversial …

Conservative View

Iranian families angry at loss of life onboard Sanchi oil tanker

Stricken Iranian oil tanker the Sanchi, after eight days ablaze off the Chinese coast, has exploded and sunk.<p>Monday will be a day of national morning in Iran after Iranian commandos were unable to board the ship to find any survivors.<p>Dense smog rises 3,000 meters high in the sky from the Sanchi's …

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