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Despite Hostile Actions, US Exports to Iran are Up 60% in 2018

Tehran (TNA) – What sanctions? Despite Donald Trump’s dangerous rhetoric against the Islamic Republic and scrapping the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), US exports to Iran are up 60 percent from 2017. Although Iran is far from its closest trading partner, many average Americans may not realize that companies in the United States export […]

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Cutting Off Iran Could Send Oil Soaring to over $120 A Barrel: Bank of America

Tehran (TNA) – Crude oil could surge to more than $120 a barrel, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts, if the Trump administration were to order a complete cutoff of Iranian barrels before the end of the year. “Oil is now a game of chicken,” the analysts wrote in a note Thursday. They said […]

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Iran Can Reach 190,000-SWU Enrichment Capacity in Less than 2 Years

Tehran (TNA) – Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said the country is capable of increasing the level of uranium enrichment capacity to 190,000 SWU (Separative Work Unit) within one and a half to two years. Speaking to reporters at a press conference in Tehran on Tuesday, Salehi highlighted the […]

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The U.S. and Israel Are Marching Towards War with Iran

Washington D.C. (AHT) – On Monday, May 21, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivered a rant against Iran before the right-wing Heritage Foundation in Washington. It was a bullying speech to push the Iranian leadership to surrender unconditionally to US demands. If the Iranian people are unable to contrive “regime change” the US will do […]

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Will Oil End the American Century?

Washington D.C. (NEO) – The American Century, so triumphantly proclaimed in a 1941 Life magazine editorial by US establishment insider Henry Luce, was built on the control of oil and on an endless succession of wars for that control of global oil. Now, ironically, with the illegal and unilateral cancellation of the Iranian nuclear agreement […]

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False Flag Alert in Crucial Week to Save Iran Nuclear Deal

Washington D.D. (SCF) – This week sees a flurry of diplomatic efforts by Iran, China, Russia and the European Union to salvage the international nuclear accord following US President Trump’s violation of the UN-backed treaty. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif is to travel to Beijing, Moscow and then Brussels to discuss how the remaining […]

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Playing US Sanctions: China Walks a Fine Line in Iran

Beijing (AMN) – Chinese businessman Sheng Kuan Li didn’t worry about sanctions when he decided in 2010 to invest $200 million in a steel mill in Iran that started producing ingots and billet within months of the lifting of punitive measures against the Islamic republic as part of 2015 international nuclear agreement with Iran. With no operations […]

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Iran Won’t Remain in JCPOA without Practical European Guarantees

Tehran (TNA) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei urged that any decision to keep the 2015 nuclear deal running without the US should be conditional on “practical guarantees” from the three European parties to the JCPOA. In comments during a visit to the Farhangian University in Tehran on Wednesday, Ayatollah Khamenei […]

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Iran Continues to Adhere to Nuclear Deal, says IAEA Report

Tehran (MEE) – The IAEA report also says that Iran may build nuclear reactors for ships that remain within limits of 2015 deal. Iran is still sticking to the 2015 nuclear accord, a UN atomic watchdog report showed on Thursday, four months ahead of US President Donald Trump’s deadline to fix its “disastrous flaws”. The International Atomic […]

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Double-Edged Sword: Opinion Poll Shows Trump’s Iran Policy Risks

Beirut (AMN) – US President Donald J. Trump’s inclination to withdraw from a three-year-old international agreement that curbs Iran’s nuclear program is likely to strengthen the country’s hardliners even if the withdrawal would put responsibility for mounting economic and social discontent squarely on the shoulder of President Hassan Rouhani’s government. That is the conclusion from a public opinion poll that […]

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