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France, Allies to Push on with Protest at IAEA over Iran's Activities

France, Allies to Push on with Protest at IAEA over Iran's Activities

France and its Western allies plan to lodge a protest with the United Nations' nuclear watchdog to criticize Iran's decision to curb cooperation with the agency, the French foreign minister said on Tuesday. Iran said last month it was scaling back cooperation with the International Atomic Energy

Senate Sends Letter to Biden Stressing Republican Consensus on Iran Policy

Senate Sends Letter to Biden Stressing Republican Consensus on Iran Policy

A number of Republican senators sent a letter to President Joe Biden underscoring their policy on addressing challenges posed by Iran. US Senators Jim Inhofe, Jim Risch, Marco Rubio, Pat Toomey and Rob Portman signed the letter which stressed that Iran was testing the new US administration.

Treasury Deputy Nominee Vows to Enforce US Sanctions on Iran

Wally Adeyemo, President Joe Biden's nominee as deputy Treasury secretary, underscored his commitment to rigorous enforcement of US sanctions against Iran, Russia and other countries. In written responses to queries from members of the Senate Finance Committee, Adeyemo said Iran should only enjoy

Israel Says Initial Assessment Finds Iran behind Explosion on Israeli-Owned Ship

Israel Says Initial Assessment Finds Iran behind Explosion on Israeli-Owned Ship

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz said on Saturday his "initial assessment" was that Iran was responsible for an explosion on an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman. "Iran is looking to hit Israeli infrastructure and Israeli citizens," Gantz told the public broadcaster Kan.

Internet Disruption Reported in Southeast Iran Amid Unrest

Internet Disruption Reported in Southeast Iran Amid Unrest

Iran´s impoverished southeast experienced wide disruptions of internet service over the past week, internet experts said Saturday, as unrest gripped the remote province after fatal border shootings. Several rights groups reported in a joint statement that authorities shut down the mobile data net

Iran Expects 250,000 Doses of Vaccine From China

Iran Expects 250,000 Doses of Vaccine From China

Iran´s Health Ministry says the country expects to receive 250,000 doses of the Sinopharm vaccine from China on Saturday. Alireza Raisi, deputy health minister, says the country will receive doses of other vaccines, including from India, in the "near future" as the country struggles to fight the

Iran Says Investigating Shooting Deaths at Border with Pakistan

Iran Says Investigating Shooting Deaths at Border with Pakistan

Iran is investigating an incident in which at least two Iranians were shot dead this week at the border with Pakistan, and Islamabad has handed over the body of one of the victims, the Iranian foreign ministry said on Friday. Earlier, Human Rights Watch had called on Iran to investigate the deadl

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