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DFA: Filipino seafarers unharmed after attack in Gulf of Oman

Posted on Tuesday, 18 June 2019 04:08 PM | No Comments
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed that all Filipino seafarers of two tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman on June 13 are “unharmed and...

Iraq seeks exemption from U.S. sanctions on Iran, PM says

Posted on Wednesday, 12 December 2018 10:41 AM | No Comments
Iraq will send a delegation to the United States seeking an exemption from sanctions against Iran that would allow it to keep importing Iranian gas, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi said on Tuesday...

Iranian women enjoying their first sporting experience as fans gear up for Iran-Spain

Posted on Thursday, 21 June 2018 12:27 PM | No Comments
  Iran and Spain supporters blew trumpets and banged drums in Kazan’s streets on Wednesday afternoon ahead of their teams’ Group B game. Some Iranian women who travelled to Russia...

U.S. Supreme Court tosses one travel ban ruling

Posted on Wednesday, 11 October 2017 05:01 PM | No Comments
The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday threw out an appeals court ruling that struck down President Donald Trump’s previous temporary travel ban targeting several Muslim-majority nations countries that have now...

Trump signs proclamation restricting travel from 8 countries

Posted on Monday, 25 September 2017 05:59 PM | No Comments
US President Donald Trump on Sunday signed the new rules, which will impact the citizens of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen and will take effect...

Iran calls U.S. military behavior in Gulf ‘unprofessional’

Posted on Wednesday, 30 November 2016 12:46 AM | No Comments
The U.S. military presence in the Gulf poses the main risk of conflict in the region, an Iranian military official said on Tuesday after Washington said an Iranian vessel had...

Iran missile tests were ‘in defiance’ of U.N. resolution – U.S., allies

Posted on Wednesday, 30 March 2016 10:57 AM | No Comments
By launching nuclear-capable missiles Iran has defied a United Nations Security Council resolution that endorsed last year’s historic nuclear deal, the United States and its European allies said in a...

Iran bans imports from Saudi Arabia, faces Saudi boycotts

Posted on Friday, 8 January 2016 04:36 PM | No Comments
Iran and Saudi Arabia took further steps to sever commercial ties on Thursday, intensifying a feud between the regional rivals, as Tehran announced a ban on imports from Saudi Arabia...

Exclusive: Saudi Arabia to halt flights, trade with Iran

Posted on Tuesday, 5 January 2016 11:09 AM | No Comments
Saudi Arabia widened its rift with Iran on Monday, saying it would end air traffic and trade links with the Islamic republic and demanding that Tehran must “act like a...

Iran deal reached, Obama hails step toward ‘more hopeful world’

Posted on Wednesday, 15 July 2015 12:46 AM | No Comments
Iran and six major world powers reached a nuclear deal on Tuesday, capping more than a decade of negotiations with an agreement that could transform the Middle East. U.S. President...