Iran deal

Iranian-Israeli tensions mount after strike on Natanz nuclear site
Natanz nuclear enrichment facility
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Iranian-Israeli tensions mount after strike on Natanz nuclear site

Tehran vows revenge as attack sets back nuclear programme ‘by at least nine months’
14 Apr 2021
The Iran nuclear deal: can Joe Biden salvage it?
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The Iran nuclear deal: can Joe Biden salvage it?

US joins EU Vienna talks as president seeks to deliver on key campaign pledge
7 Apr 2021
‘Eclipses Bin Laden’: reaction to killing of Qasem Soleimani
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‘Eclipses Bin Laden’: reaction to killing of Qasem Soleimani

Death of Qasem Soleimani ‘one of biggest developments in the Middle East for decades’
3 Jan 2020
What happened to Donald Trump’s campaign promises?
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What happened to Donald Trump’s campaign promises?

President is facing a Democrat-led impeachment inquiry as he campaigns for second term in the White House
25 Sep 2019
Will Iran and the US go to war?
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Will Iran and the US go to war?

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo claims US is to build a ‘coalition’ to deter Iran
20 Sep 2019
US launches ‘Countdown to Terror’ clock
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US launches ‘Countdown to Terror’ clock

Secretary of state warns against ending an arms embargo on Iran as US ramps up pressure on international community to fall in line
22 Aug 2019
Can Jeremy Hunt save the Iran nuclear deal?
Jeremy Hunt
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Can Jeremy Hunt save the Iran nuclear deal?

The Foreign Secretary is seeking to ease tensions amid fears that the 2015 accord is on the verge of collapse
15 Jul 2019

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Tehran delays breach of Iran nuclear deal
Ayatollah Khamenei
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Tehran delays breach of Iran nuclear deal

As it waits for the deal's remaining signatories to relieve sanctions, Iran narrowly avoids deliberately violating the JCPOA
28 Jun 2019
What really caused Iran’s economic crisis?
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What really caused Iran’s economic crisis?

President blames US as he warns country faces toughest economic situation in 40 years
31 Jan 2019
EU, China and Russia sidestep US to keep Iran deal alive
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EU, China and Russia sidestep US to keep Iran deal alive

Analysts doubt the proposed ‘barter system’ plan will be enough to keep Tehran onside
27 Sep 2018
Everything Donald Trump has threatened to quit
Donald Trump
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Everything Donald Trump has threatened to quit

US president says he may withdraw US from the WTO - so what other pacts has he dumped?
31 Aug 2018
Iran cements ‘strategic relationship’ with Russia
Russian President Vladimir Putin with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran last year
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Iran cements ‘strategic relationship’ with Russia

Aide to Supreme Leader visits Moscow to shore up support as US sanctions hit
12 Jul 2018
US navy on alert as Iran threatens to block Gulf oil route
Hassan Rouhani
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US navy on alert as Iran threatens to block Gulf oil route

President Hassan Rouhani calls Trump’s sanctions on his nation ‘incorrect and unwise’
6 Jul 2018
Tehran protests: why are Iranians angry?
Protests in Iran
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Tehran protests: why are Iranians angry?

Thousands demonstrate in capital after seeing their savings dwindle
27 Jun 2018
‘Nuclear plan B’: how the US intends to confront Iran
Mike Pompeo outlines the new US policy towards Iran
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‘Nuclear plan B’: how the US intends to confront Iran

Mike Pompeo threatens ‘strongest sanctions in history’ and hints of long-term regime change
22 May 2018
Trump scraps Iran deal: five risks to world security
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Trump scraps Iran deal: five risks to world security

Tensions rising in Middle East and the West following the decision
9 May 2018
Donald Trump pulls US out of Iran nuclear deal
Donald Trump displays an executive order imposing economic sanctions on Iran
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Donald Trump pulls US out of Iran nuclear deal

US president vows the ‘highest level of economic sanctions’ against Tehran
9 May 2018
Johnson pleads with Trump to save Iran deal
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Johnson pleads with Trump to save Iran deal

Foreign secretary follows Macron and Merkel to the US in last-ditch effort to sway US president
8 May 2018
Oil prices hit four-year high
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Oil prices hit four-year high

US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal, deteriorating situation in Venezuela and Opec cuts drive up Brent Crude prices
8 May 2018