Iran and the US

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Russia urges Europe to protect Iran from U.S.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, speaking after talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in Moscow, said that Russia and Iran agreed to cooperate with all signatories to …

Iran to keep enriching uranium despite U.S. move

Iran will continue with low-level uranium enrichment in line with its nuclear deal with world powers, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani was quoted as saying on Saturday, despite a U.S. move to stop it, Reuters reports. …

Riyadh stays within OPEC+ deal

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said that the kingdom will stay within OPEC+ deal and will not exceed its limit. Earlier, U.S. President Donald Trump said he persuaded Saudi Arabia to increase the …

Iran issues ultimatum on Strait of Hormuz

Iran does not intend to close the Strait of Hormuz, but would severely confront those who endanger its security, Chief of staff of Iran's armed forces, Major-General Mohammad Baqeri said. "The [Iranian] …

Zarif: Iran not seeking confrontation with U.S.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran is not seeking confrontation with the United States, but will not escape defending itself The Iranian diplomat does not believe U.S. President Donald …

Khamenei: Iran to export as much oil as it needs

Iran can export as much oil as it needs, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said, according to his official website. "America’s efforts in sanctioning the sale of Iranian oil won’t get …

Oil prices soar on fears about Iran sanctions

Oil prices jumped more than 2% in the previous session, hitting their highest level this year amid intensifying concern about global supplies after the U.S. announced a further clampdown on Iran’s oil exports. International …

Iran again threatens to close Strait of Hormuz

Iran will disrupt oil shipments through the Strait of Hormuz, if the United States tries to strangle Tehran’s economy by halting its oil exports, the commander of the Revolutionary Guards’ navy, General Alireza …

No more U.S. waivers for Iran oil imports?

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will announce to the media today that, as of May 2, the State Department will no longer grant sanctions waivers to any country that is importing Iranian oil, the Washington Post reported …