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BBC World: 'Iranian spies' targeted in German police searches

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:19:29 GMT
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Special police raid flats linked to 10 suspected Iranian spies across Germany.


The Guardian: East China Sea oil tanker disaster: what it means for the environment

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:38:48 GMT
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Ship was carrying 136,000 tons of oil that now threatens to pollute some of China's most important fishing watersThe Iranian oil tanker Sanchi sank off the coast of Shanghai on Sunday, after a week of burning and sending plumes of smoke hundreds of metres into the air. Only three bodies of the 32 sailors were recovered. The ship was carrying 136,000 tons, or about 1 million barrels, of oil, that now threatens to pollute some of China's most important fishing waters. Continue reading...


The Guardian: The growing case for Kurdish statehood | Letters

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 18:42:20 GMT
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Baghdad has closed Kurdistan's airports to international flights, a ban that has just been extended despite its impact on commerce and medical treatment for all Kurds, writes Jack Lopresti MPYour report (UK "˜inadvertently helped neuter' its Iraqi Kurdish allies, 8 January) is a timely reminder that our vital Kurdish allies start the new year with the same old blockade-and-punish mentality in Baghdad, encouraged and assisted by the Iranian regime for its own malevolent purposes.


NYT: In Iran, Protester "?Suicides' Stir Anger and Calls for Accountability

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 23:02:13 GMT
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President Hassan Rouhani of Iran, center, in Tehran on Sunday.


NYT: Hope Fades for Missing Crew Members as Iranian Oil Tanker Sinks

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 13:01:40 GMT
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The Sanchi, off the eastern coast of China in an image released on Sunday.


CNN Top Stories: Iran: Trump 'failed' to kill off nuclear deal

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 11:13:23 GMT
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani mocked Donald Trump for failing to kill off the Iran nuclear deal despite the US leader's 2016 election promise to do so.


The Guardian: Iranian oil tanker sinks off China as official says no hope of survivors

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 10:43:24 GMT
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Officials play down fears of environmental disaster after vessel carrying 136,000 tonnes of crude oil goes down off ChinaAn Iranian oil tanker has burst into flames and sunk, eight days after a collision with a cargo ship off the coast of China, according to state media.A Tehran official said before news of the sinking that there was no hope of saving the 30 missing crewmen. Chinese officials have played down fears of a major environmental disaster. Continue reading...


The Guardian: US has failed to undermine nuclear deal, says Iranian president

Sun, 14 Jan 2018 07:35:27 GMT
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Hassan Rouhani describes accord as a long-lasting victory for Iran amid efforts by the Trump administration to kill it offIran's president says the United States has failed to undermine a nuclear deal between Tehran and the world's major powers, and hailed the accord as a "long-lasting victory" for Iran, state television reported. Donald Trump on Friday delivered an ultimatum to European signatories of the deal to fix the "terrible flaws" of the agreement with Iran, or the US would pull out. Continue reading...


The Guardian: Two bodies recovered from burning oil tanker adrift off China coast

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 15:39:32 GMT
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Chinese salvage teams manage to board the stricken Iranian vessel Sanchi before being driven back by temperatures of 89CA Chinese salvage team has recovered two bodies from a stricken Iranian oil tanker that was still blazing a week after it caught fire and was left adrift following a collision in the East China Sea, the state news agency Xinhua reported. The four members of the salvage team wore respirators to board the Sanchi on Saturday, where they found the two bodies on the deck. Continue reading...


NYT: Iran to Trump: Nuclear Pact Is "?Not Renegotiable'

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 14:46:36 GMT
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Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, called the 2015 nuclear pact "a solid multilateral agreement" that President Trump was "maliciously violating.


CNN Top Stories: Iran threatens 'severe' response to Trump's sanctions

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 10:17:56 GMT
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Iran slammed US President Donald Trump's decision to target the head of its judiciary with sanctions, saying the move warrants a "severe" response.


BBC World: Iran sanctions: Tehran vows retaliation over Trump move

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 08:07:10 GMT
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US action against the head of Iran's judiciary crossed a red line, the foreign ministry says.


NYT: Iran Violated Yemen Arms Embargo, U.N. Experts Say

Sat, 13 Jan 2018 00:39:52 GMT
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Abdullah al-Sadhan in his backyard in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in December after a small part of a missile landed there.


The Guardian: Iran nuclear deal: Trump waives sanctions but sets deadline for overhaul

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:15:27 GMT
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With announcement, the president in effect begins a four-month countdown until the US ceases to comply with its obligations under the agreementDonald Trump has waived a raft of sanctions against Iran as required under a 2015 nuclear agreement, staying within the deal for the time being, but has vowed that it would be the last such waiver he signs if the accord is not radically altered.With his announcement, the president in effect began a four-month countdown until the US ceases to comply with its obligations under the agreement. The next sanctions waivers fall due on 12 May. Continue reading...


NYT: Trump Stops Short of Reimposing Iran Sanctions but Sets Deadline to Overhaul Deal

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:34:09 GMT
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President Trump's reluctance to preserve the nuclear agreement with Iran deepened in recent weeks after anti-government protests.


CNN Top Stories: Trump issues warning, but continues to honor Iran deal

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:48:24 GMT
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President Donald Trump on Friday avoided upending the nuclear deal with Iran that he has repeatedly disparaged, agreeing to waive key sanctions the US lifted as part of the deal.


BBC World: Iran nuclear deal: Trump's high-stakes balancing act

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 19:00:53 GMT
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The president is poised to decide on sanctions against Iran.


BBC World: Trump to approve Iran nuclear deal for last time

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 18:30:24 GMT
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The US president will not issue waivers again if the agreement is not changed, US officials say.


The Guardian: Why reading too much into Trump's cancelled UK trip is unwise

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:49:06 GMT
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There is something the UK is not getting right in its relations with the US, but then caprice is seen as a strength by this US presidentIn a sprawling interview with the Wall Street Journal this week, Donald Trump said: "I don't know what the word permanent means", adding that he could give 20 examples in his life of deep enmities and "then all of a sudden somebody's my best friend".Caprice in his alliances and policy-making is clearly seen as a strength by the US president. The former British foreign secretary Jack Straw, for instance, said a decision expected on Friday on whether to lift the sanctions waiver on the Iranian nuclear deal came down to the flip of a coin in the Oval Office. Continue reading...


BBC World: Iran nuclear deal: Trump to extend sanctions waiver - reports

Fri, 12 Jan 2018 05:51:46 GMT
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The move will leave the 2015 nuclear deal intact, but the US leader wants to toughen it, reports say.






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