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Iran nuclear accord means NATO missile defence unnecessary: Russia

Iran nuclear accord means NATO missile defence unnecessary: Russia

The accord with Iran to curb its nuclear program means a planned NATO anti-missile system in Europe, hotly opposed by Moscow, is no longer necessary, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavarov argued Wednesday. Moscow fears the system would compromise its own […]


Iran says ‘no progress’ in nuclear talks so far

Iran says ‘no progress’ in nuclear talks so far

Iran and world powers locked horns in an intense second day of nuclear talks Thursday, with Tehran saying “no progress” was made towards clinching a long-awaited breakthrough deal. Both sides, seeking to end the standoff over Iran’s nuclear programme after […]


Obama asks key senators for time on Iran sanctions

Obama asks key senators for time on Iran sanctions

US President Barack Obama asked key senators Tuesday for a delay in imposing new sanctions on Iran, but faced skepticism over the terms of a proposed interim nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic. Obama met the lawmakers at the White […]


Iran unveils attack drone ‘with 2,000 km range’

Iran unveils attack drone ‘with 2,000 km range’

Iran on Monday unveiled a missile-equipped drone with a range of 2,000 kilometres (1,200 miles), the official IRNA news agency reported. “The Fotros drone has an operational range of 2,000 kilometres and can fly at an altitude of 25,000 feet, […]


Iran denies it scuttled nuclear talks

Iran denies it scuttled nuclear talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday denied US claims that the Islamic republic had scuttled nuclear talks in Geneva, pointing instead to France as the culprit. US Secretary of State John Kerry said in Abu Dhabi on Monday […]


Iran holds talks with Russia to boost military cooperation

Iran holds talks with Russia to boost military cooperation

The head of Russia’s air force, General Viktor Bondarev, met his Iranian counterparts in Tehran to discuss boosting military cooperation between the countries, local media reported Monday. Talks centred on “electronic listening systems, radar and missiles,” Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, […]


Israeli planes practice long-range missions: military

Israeli planes practice long-range missions: military

Israeli warplanes this week practiced long-range missions including mid-air refueling in what local media said was a signal to archfoe Iran. The Israeli air force on Thursday posted pictures and video of the exercise on its website, without saying where […]


Israel ‘angry’ with new Iran-West logic: Rouhani

Israel ‘angry’ with new Iran-West logic: Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that Israel was “upset and angry” with signs of an emerging new relationship between the Islamic republic and the West. On Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a UN summit his country was […]


Israel ready to tackle nuclear Iran ‘alone’: Netanyahu

Israel ready to tackle nuclear Iran ‘alone’: Netanyahu

Israel is ready to act alone to stop Iran making a nuclear bomb, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday, in a warning against rushing into deals with Tehran’s new leaders. “Israel will not allow Iran to get nuclear weapons. If […]


 
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