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Iran promises 'crushing' response if U.S. designates Guards a terrorist group

LONDON (Reuters) – Iran promised on Monday to give a “crushing” response if the United States designated its elite Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist group. The pledge came a week before President Donald Trump announces final decision on how he ...

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Iran names nuclear negotiating team member jailed for spying

BEIRUT (Reuters) – A dual national member of Iran’s nuclear negotiating team has been jailed for five years for spying, news agency Tasnim said on Sunday, citing a spokesman for the judiciary. Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei named the convicted man as ...

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Iran warns US against designating Guards a terrorist group

DUBAI: Iran will consider the US army equivalent to the Daesh militant group if Washington designates its Revolutionary Guards Corps a terrorist group, Iran’s Tasnim news agency reported the Guards’ commander as saying on Sunday.The news agency reported Mohammad Ali ...

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Iran warns U.S. against imposing further sanctions

BEIRUT/DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran warned the United States against designating its Revolutionary Guards Corp as a terrorist group and said U.S. regional military bases would be at risk if further sanctions were passed. The warning came after the White House ...

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Iran warns U.S. against imposing fresh sanctions

BEIRUT/DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran warned the United States against designating its Revolutionary Guards Corp as a terrorist group and said U.S. regional military bases would be at risk if new sanctions are passed. “As we’ve announced in the past, if ...

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Iran tightens restrictions on ex-President Khatami

TEHRAN: Iran’s opposition said Friday that restrictions have been tightened on reformist former President Mohammed Khatami, barring him from all public meetings for three months.Khatami has been banned from appearing in the media since mass protests against the government in ...

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Europe Looks to Congress in Fight to Save Iran Nuclear Pact

BRUSSELS — Having apparently lost the fight to dissuade President Trump from decertifying the Iran nuclear deal, the European countries that signed the pact are now looking to the United States Congress as a last chance to preserve the treaty ...

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Iran open to talks over its ballistic missile programme: sources

ANKARA/LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iran has suggested to six world powers that it may be open to talks about its ballistic missile arsenal, seeking to reduce tension over the disputed programme, Iranian and Western officials familiar with the overtures told Reuters.   Tehran ...

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Exclusive: Iran open to talks over its ballistic missile program – sources

ANKARA/LONDON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iran has suggested to six world powers that it may be open to talks about its ballistic missile arsenal, seeking to reduce tension over the disputed program, Iranian and Western officials familiar with the overtures told Reuters.       Tehran ...

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Chess player banned by Iran gets a new start in US

ST. LOUIS, US: A 19-year-old Iranian woman banned from competing in the name of her county after attending an international competition without an Islamic headscarf has taken her game to St. Louis University.The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Dorsa Derakhshani ...

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