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U.S. warships to 'accompany' U.S.-flagged ships into Gulf

Washington - U.. naval forces have started "accompanying" American-flagged commercial ships passing through the Strait of Hormuz, defense officials said Thursday, after Iran seized a Marshall Islands-flagged vessel this week.

Maersk urges Iran to release crew held over cargo spat

Copenhage - Danish shipping group A.P. Moeller-Maersk on Thursday urged Iran to release the crew of a chartered cargo vessel seized by Iran over a 10-year cargo dispute with an Iranian company.

Iran forces Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship to Iranian port: US officials

Washington - Iranian military ships fired across the bow of a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo vessel in the strategic Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday and forced it to head to Iranian territory, US officials said.

Iran leader criticises rich kids after deadly car crashes

Tehran - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei criticised fast-driving wealthy youngsters Sunday for creating "psychological insecurity" on the streets after two high-speed accidents killed five people.

Final Iran nuclear deal: Tough issues still to crack

Vienna - Negotiators working to a June 30 deadline were on Wednesday set to begin finalising a historic nuclear deal curtailing Iran's nuclear activities in exchange for lifting painful international sanctions.

Talks begin on finalising Iran nuclear deal

Vienna - Iran and major powers on Wednesday began the difficult process of finalising by June 30 a historic deal putting an Iranian nuclear bomb out of reach, three weeks after agreeing the main outlines.

Israel court jails Belgian for spying for Iran

Lod - An Israeli court sentenced an Iranian-born Belgian to seven years in prison Tuesday after convicting him of spying for Tehran posing as a businessman.

Argentina court throws out case against Kirchner again

Buenos Aires - An Argentine prosecutor again rejected a case against President Cristina Kirchner for allegedly protecting Iranian officials accused of orchestrating a deadly 1994 bombing.

Nuclear deal could open door to regional cooperation: Iran

Washington - Iran on Monday pushed its call for peace talks to end the fighting in Yemen, and offered assurances that a nuclear deal would pave the way for greater cooperation with its neighbors.

Washington Post journalist faces spy trial in Iran

Tehran - A Washington Post reporter detained in Iran will be tried for espionage and collaborating with "hostile governments", in a decision branded absurd Monday by the White House and the newspaper.

Australia brokers intelligence-sharing deal with Iran

Sydney - Australia and Iran will share intelligence to track foreign fighters working with the Islamic State group in Iraq, Foreign Minister Julie Bishop said Monday, as lawmakers urged caution.

Afghan president starts Iran visit

Tehran - Afghanistan's president arrived in Tehran Sunday on his first trip to Iran since taking office, with security questions likely to dominate talks after the Islamic State group claimed a massive suicide bombing.

U.S. seeking to allay Gulf fears amid regional chaos

Washington - With conflicts raging across the Middle East, the U.S. is seeking to reassure its Gulf allies that it has a regional strategy which will be bolstered, not shredded, by any Iran nuclear deal.

Argentine prosecutor's death the stuff of fiction in new book

Buenos Aires - An Argentine prosecutor dead under mysterious circumstances. His case against the president thrust spectacularly into the national spotlight. These events -- are they fact or fiction?

Rouhani says Iran's military strategy purely defensive

Tehran - Iran's military is purely for defence and should not be seen as a threat in the Middle East, President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday amid rising tension with Saudi Arabia.

Australian FM to tackle Iran on nuclear and asylum seekers

Sydney - Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop visits Iran at the weekend looking for Tehran to take back failed asylum seekers, but the rare trip also has deeper significance as the West seeks to seal a deal to rein in the Islamic state's nuclear ambitions....

Iran poses growing cyber threat to U.S.

Washington - Iran poses a growing threat to America's computer networks and has launched increasingly sophisticated digital attacks and spying on U.S. targets, according to a new report released Thursday.

New round of Iran nuclear talks April 22-23 in Vienna: EU

Brussels - Major world powers and Iran will hold fresh talks in Vienna on April 22-23 to build on the framework accord reached on Tehran's contested nuclear programme, the EU announced Thursday.

Kerry 'confident' on Iran deal after US Senate compromise

Berlin - US Secretary of State John Kerry Wednesday welcomed a compromise with Congress on giving lawmakers a say on any final deal on Iran's nuclear programme, with negotiations set to resume next week.

Iran not negotiating nuclear deal with US Congress: Rouhani

Tehran - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani downplayed Wednesday the threat of US congressional action against an eventual nuclear deal, saying Tehran is not negotiating with the lawmakers but with world powers.

Obama agrees to Congressional oversight of Iran nuclear deal

Washington, D. C. - U.S. President Barack Obama agreed Tuesday that Congress has the power to review any proposed nuclear deal with Iran before any provisions take effect.

Iran to name first female ambassador since 1979: media

Tehran - Iran is to appoint a female ambassador for the first time since its 1979 Islamic Revolution, according to unconfirmed media reports Wednesday.The reports said foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham would be named ambassador to an Asian country.

Iran says Zarif could hold nuclear talks in New York

Tehran - Iran's foreign minister could meet counterparts from the major powers in New York later this month to press efforts for a comprehensive nuclear agreement, his ministry said on Wednesday.

Op-Ed: Kerry begins to accept that Congress will have say on Iran deal

Washington, D. C. - Sounds like a fourth-grade social studies teacher finally got to him. Of course, we’re speaking about U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, the longtime U.S. Senator who took over the State Department when Hillary Clinton left in 2013.

Russia's sale of missile defence to Iran could help secure nuclear deal

Paris - Russia's decision to supply Iran with the S-300 missile air defence system was seen by critics in Israel and the United States as proof this month's framework nuclear agreement was already making Tehran more of a threat.

Iran vows 'irreversible steps' on nuclear programme if matched by West

Madrid - Iran will resume talks with world powers on a final nuclear agreement on April 21 and is ready to take "irreversible steps" if the West does the same, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tuesday in Spain.

Putin seeks to allay fears over S-300 in Netanyahu call

Moscow - President Vladimir Putin spoke by phone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday as he sought to allay concerns over his decision to lift a ban on supplying S-300 missiles to Iran.

Iran proposes Yemen peace plan

Madrid - Iran has proposed a peace plan for Yemen that calls for a ceasefire followed by talks by all sides that would be mediated by foreigners, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tuesday.

Iran's Zarif says nuclear talks to resume April 21: report

Tehran - Iran and world powers will resume talks on April 21 aimed at reaching a final agreement to scale back Tehran's nuclear programme, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tuesday.

Iran says Russia could deliver missiles this year

Moscow - A senior Iranian official said Tuesday that Russia could deliver sophisticated missile systems to Tehran this year after Moscow lifted a ban on supplying the weapons.
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