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Iran beats Vietnam 2-0 for 2nd win at Asian Cup

Iran’s forward Sardar Azmoun (C) runs with the ball to scores his side’s second goal during the AFC Asian Cup group D soccer match against Vietnam on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (AP) January 12, 2019 Three-time champion Iran moved closer to securing its spot in the knockout stage of the Asian Cup with [...]

By |January 12th, 2019|East Asia, UAE|

Iran coach Queiroz eyes strong start to Asian Cup campaign

Carlos Queiroz looks set to lead Iran at the 2019 Asian Cup in the UAE. (AFP) January 1, 2019 Iran coach Carlos Queiroz has demanded a high-intensity start from his top-ranked team in next month's Asian Cup opener against debutants Yemen. Iran head into the tournament in the United Arab Emirates as one [...]

By |January 1st, 2019|East Asia, UAE|

UAE indicates full compliance with US sanctions on Iran

Recent efforts by the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates have made it harder for Iran to conduct illicit activity through Dubai. (Bloomberg) November 20, 2018 The United Arab Emirates is fully complying with sanctions imposed this month by the United States on Iran even though it will mean a further drop in [...]

By |November 20th, 2018|UAE|

Iran removes missile strike video threatening UAE, Saudi Arabia before UN speech

An Iranian Shahab-3 missile launched during military exercises outside the city of Qom, Iran, in June 2011. (AP/ISNA) September 28, 2018 An Iranian media outlet close to the hardline Revolutionary Guard published a video on Tuesday threatening missile attacks on the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The video, in [...]

By |September 28th, 2018|Saudi Arabia, UAE|

UAE Minister: Iran trying to drive wedge between US, Europeans

Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash speaks during a news conference on Yemen in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 13, 2018. (AP) September 26, 2018 A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official warned European powers on Tuesday that it was offering Iran a glimmer of hope by trying to keep [...]

By |September 26th, 2018|UAE|

Iran video threatens missile strikes on UAE, Saudi Arabia

A display featuring missiles and a portrait of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is seen in Tehran in September 2017. (Reuters) September 25, 2018 An Iranian media outlet close to the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) published a video on Tuesday threatening the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the UAE with missile [...]

By |September 25th, 2018|Saudi Arabia, UAE|

UAE official: UAE’s stance against terrorism clear, Iran’s claims are baseless

Anwar Gargash, UAE Minister of State for Foreign Affairs talks to the media during a press conference in Dubai. (Gulf News) September 24, 2018 UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash tweeted on Sunday saying his country’s “historic stance against terrorism and violence” was clear and described Iran’s recent allegations as [...]

By |September 24th, 2018|UAE|

UAE urges Security Council to act ‘immediately’, end Iran’s weapons supply to Houthis

A picture taken on June 19, 2018 shows debris of Iranian-made Ababil drones displayed Abu Dhabi, which the Emirati armed forces say were used by Houthi rebels in Yemen in battles against the Arab coalition forces. (AFP) September 17, 2018 The United Arab Emirates told the UN Security Council on Friday that the [...]

By |September 17th, 2018|UAE, Yemen|

US disrupts Iran finance operation in UAE to squeeze Tehran

Iranian banknotes and foreign coins are displayed by a vendor on a side walk of the Ferdowsi Street in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013. (Getty) July 12, 2018 The United States and the United Arab Emirates have broken up a network funnelling illicit funds to Iran as Washington steps up a drive [...]

By |July 12th, 2018|North America, UAE, USA|

UAE freezes accounts of 9 Iranian individuals, entities as part of terror list

The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) building. (WAM) July 4, 2018 The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) issued an order to freeze the funds and assets of nine Iranian individuals and entities on UAE’s terror list. The Authority issued a circular to all companies working in regulated securities and commodities about the required [...]

By |July 4th, 2018|UAE|