Iran envoy leaves as EU says time to decide on nuclear talks

European delegations meet Iran’s chief negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani in Vienna on Jan 22, 2022. (ISNA) March 7, 2022 Political decisions must be taken within days to end the indirect talks between Iran and the United States on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal after 11 months, the talks’ coordinator, Enrique Mora of [...]

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Russia recruiting fighters in Syria can bring Iran proxies to Ukraine

Shiite Nujaba fighters in Syria heading towards Iraq. (Tasnim) March 7, 2022 Russia is recruiting fighters in Syria to fight in Ukraine, The Wall Street Journal reported, a move that can bring Iran-backed fighters into the war in Europe. There are a myriad of groups fighting in Syria, including local persons fighting for [...]

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In Iran, Sputnik Persian, the British embassy and Ahmadinejad clash over Ukraine

The Kremlin-controlled Sputnik Persian used a set of anonymous images to claim Iranians backed Putin's war in Ukraine. (IranWire) By Ehsan Mehrabi March 7, 2022 The bulk of Kremlin-sponsored propaganda trying to dignify the invasion of Ukraine has been directed at Europe and the West. But recently-published content from Sputnik Persian and the [...]

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Russian invasion of Ukraine cuts off some of Iran’s internet capacity

A factory and a store are burning after been bombarded in Irpin, in the outskirts of Kyiv, Ukraine, March 6, 2022. (AP) March 7, 2022 Iranian Communications Ministry said some 400 gigabytes of the country’s internet capacity was cut off due to the Russian invasion of Ukraine. The public relations manager of the [...]

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France warns Russia against blackmail over Iran nuclear talks

EEAS Deputy Secretary General Enrique Mora and Iranian Deputy at Ministry of Foreign Affairs Abbas Araghchi in a meeting of the JCPOA in Vienna, Austria April 6, 2021. (REUTERS) March 7, 2022 France warned Russia not to resort to blackmail over efforts to revive a nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, after [...]

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Iran seeks ‘creative ways’ to nuke deal after Russian demand

Ali Shamkhani, Iran's Supreme National Security Council Director. (REUTERS) March 7, 2022 A top Iranian official said Monday that his country is seeking “creative ways” to restore its nuclear deal with world powers after Russia’s foreign minister linked sanctions on Moscow over its war on Ukraine to the ongoing negotiations. The tweet by [...]

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Tehran, UN watchdog agree on approach to resolve nuclear issues

IAEA chief Rafael Grossi (left) is welcomed by Iranian FM Hossein Amir-Abdollahian (R) welcomes Head of the in the capital Tehran on March 5, 2022. (AFP) March 7, 2022 Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency said on Saturday after talks in Tehran that they agreed on an approach to resolve issues crucial [...]

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Iranian nuclear talks clouded by Russian demands

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (L) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov walk towards their seats before their meeting on Jan 21, 2022, in Geneva. (AFP) March 7, 2022 Talks to revive Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers were mired in uncertainty on Sunday following Russia’s demands for a US guarantee [...]

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Iran’s Guards unveil underground missile bases amid nuclear talks

Major General Hossein Salami visits an underground missile site of Iran's Revolutionary Guards at an undisclosed location in the Gulf, Jan 8, 2021. (REUTERS) March 5, 2022 Iran’s Revolutionary Guard has unveiled two underground bases for attack drones and missiles, as nuclear talks with world power have reached a critical stage. The “two [...]

By |March 5th, 2022|Europe, North America, USA|

Iranian oil could take months to flow after a nuclear deal

A gas flare on an oil production platform in the Soroush oil fields is seen alongside an Iranian flag in the Gulf July 25, 2005. (Reuters) March 5, 2022 A deal to limit Iran's nuclear programme would lead to sanctions on its oil sector being lifted but it could take several months for [...]

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