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France says Iran not respecting UN text on ballistic missiles

France says Iran not respecting UN text on ballistic missiles

France's foreign minister accused Iran on Monday of not respecting part of a UN resolution that calls on Tehran to refrain from work on ballistic missiles designed to carry nuclear warheads.

France says Iran not respecting UN text on ballistic missiles

France says Iran not respecting UN text on ballistic missiles

France's foreign minister accused Iran on Monday of not respecting part of a UN resolution that calls on Tehran to refrain from work on ballistic missiles designed to carry nuclear warheads.

Iran says planned US-backed force inside Syria would fan war

Iran says planned US-backed force inside Syria would fan war

Iran said on Tuesday a new US-backed, 30,000-strong force inside Syria would "fan the flames of war", echoing the vehement response of Syria, Turkey and Russia to the plan.

Burning Iranian oil tanker sinks after accident

Burning Iranian oil tanker sinks after accident

The stricken tanker, called the Sanchi, which had been adrift and on fire following the accident with the freighter CF Crystal, had "suddenly ignited" around noon, China Central Television (CCTV) said.

Rouhani says US has failed to undermine Iran nuclear deal

Rouhani says US has failed to undermine Iran nuclear deal

Iran's president said on Sunday the United States had failed to undermine a nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers, and hailed the accord as a "long-lasting victory" for Iran, state television reported.

Iran rejects any change to nuclear deal

Iran rejects any change to nuclear deal

Iran on Saturday rejected any modification of its nuclear deal with world powers after US President Donald Trump demanded tough new measures to keep the agreement alive.

Iran says will retaliate against US sanctions on chief judge

Iran says will retaliate against US sanctions on chief judge

Iran said on Saturday it would retaliate against sanctions imposed on its judiciary head by the United States as President Donald Trump stepped up efforts to 'fix' a nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers.

New explosion hinders rescue efforts in Iranian tanker fire

New explosion hinders rescue efforts in Iranian tanker fire

The Sanchi, carrying 136,000 tonnes of light crude oil from Iran, has been in flames since colliding with the CF Crystal, a Hong Kong-registered bulk freighter, 160 nautical miles east of Shanghai last Saturday.

Six moderate earthquakes rattle Iran

Six moderate earthquakes rattle Iran

A series of six moderate earthquakes shook Iran on Thursday, lightly injuring five people, the ISNA news agency reported, nearly two months after a powerful tremor killed more than 600 people.

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as Trump decision looms

EU backs Iran nuclear deal as Trump decision looms

European powers on Thursday insisted the 2015 deal to curb Iran's nuclear ambitions was working, as US President Donald Trump mulls reimposing sanctions on Tehran.

Turkey urges Russia, Iran to stop Syrian army offensive

Turkey urges Russia, Iran to stop Syrian army offensive

Nearly 3 million people are believed to be in the Idlib region, their numbers swelled by fighters and civilians who fled Syrian army advances elsewhere in Syria.

Iran has foiled plot to use protests to overthrow system -Khamenei

Iran has foiled plot to use protests to overthrow system -Khamenei

Iran has foiled attempts by its foreign enemies to turn legitimate protests into an insurgency to overthrow the Islamic Republic, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday.