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Iran dismisses US claim it was behind Saudi oil attacks, says ready for war

Iran dismisses US claim it was behind Saudi oil attacks, says ready for war

Iran dismissed accusations by the United States that it was behind attacks on Saudi oil plants that risk disrupting global energy supplies

Trump does not rule out lifting Iran sanctions

Trump does not rule out lifting Iran sanctions

President Donald Trump Wednesday warned Iran against further uranium enrichment but left open the possibility the US could lift sanctions to pave the way to a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani.

Iranian football fan "Blue Girl" dies after setting herself on fire

Iranian football fan "Blue Girl" dies after setting herself on fire

A female Iranian football fan who set herself on fire last week after being arrested for sneaking into a stadium dressed as a man has died from her injuries, causing widespread outrage.

IAEA confirms that Iran upped number of advanced uranium centrifuges

IAEA confirms that Iran upped number of advanced uranium centrifuges

Iran has doubled the number of certain advanced centrifuges for enriching uranium, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) confirmed on Monday, after Tehran said it would take further steps away ...

Iran says British oil tanker could be released soon

Iran says British oil tanker could be released soon

The British-flagged oil tanker seized by Iran could be released after the imminent completion of legal proceedings against the tanker, Iranian state television reported on Sunday.

US will sanction whoever purchases Iran's oil- official

US will sanction whoever purchases Iran's oil- official

The United States will continue to impose sanctions on whoever purchases Iran's oil or conducts business with Iran's Revolutionary Guards and no oil waivers will be re-issued, a US official told Reuters on Sunday.

IAEA chief arrives in Iran for talks with high-level officials

IAEA chief arrives in Iran for talks with high-level officials

The acting head of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), arrived in Tehran on Sunday for talks with high-level officials.

Philippines to help 12 nationals detained in Iran for oil smuggling

Philippines to help 12 nationals detained in Iran for oil smuggling

The Philippine government said Sunday it would provide assistance to 12 Filipino crew members of a tugboat seized by Iran for alleged oil smuggling.

Iran fires up advanced centrifuges in latest nuclear step

Iran fires up advanced centrifuges in latest nuclear step

Iran said Saturday it had fired up advanced centrifuges to boost its enriched uranium stockpiles, its latest scaling-back of commitments under a crumbling 2015 nuclear deal.

Iran seizes boat in Strait of Hormuz, arrests Filipinos: report

Iran seizes boat in Strait of Hormuz, arrests Filipinos: report

Iran seized a boat and arrested 12 Filipinos as it busted a ‘fuel-smuggling ring’ in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, the semi-official news agency ISNA reported.

Iran to detail third phase of exit from 2015 nuclear deal

Iran to detail third phase of exit from 2015 nuclear deal

Iran's domestic nuclear agency AEOI plans to release details of the third phase of Iran's withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal with global powers.

Iran to further cut its commitment to nuclear deal

Iran to further cut its commitment to nuclear deal

Iran is set to detail its latest cut to commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal on Saturday, in response to US sanctions and perceived inaction by other parties to save the accord.