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 22 die from drinking adulterated alcohol in Iran

At least 22 people have died in Iran in three separate incidents of poisoning by adulterated bootleg alcohol, Gulf News reports with a reference to the semi-official ISNA news agency. Despite tough penalties in force for alcohol …

Iran hails Netherlands' key role in preserving JCPOA

Visiting Foreign Minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif emphasized the significant role played by the Netherlands in preserving the 2015 landmark nuclear deal famously known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Trend …

Lavrov warns against attempts to contain Iran

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday warned against attempts to contain Iran.  There are attempts to weaken Iran's position in order to stabilize Yemen, Syria and Iraq. But that would be …

Iran's revolutionary guards kill four militants

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps killed four militants at the Saravan border crossing with Pakistan in Iran’s southeastern Sistan-Baluchestan province. In a statement published by state broadcaster IRIB, the Revolutionary …

Brent oil up 20 cents but off four-year high

Oil prices steadied today as U.S. sanctions on Tehran squeezed Iranian crude exports, tightening supply even as other key exporters increased production. Global crude oil benchmark Brent was up 20 cents at $81.92 a barrel by 8.20am GMT. …

Iranian president: U.S. to come back to JCPOA

The United States will sooner or later support the Iran nuclear agreement again, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said. He noted that the U.S. decision to pull out of the 2015 nuclear deal in May was "a …

Rouhani: Iran does not want war with U.S.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Tehran had no intension to go to war with U.S. forces in the Middle East, where Iran has been involved in proxy wars with U.S. ally Saudi Arabia for decades. "We do not …