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News Iran: Iran's president says 'no limit' to nuclear enrichment

Published on: Wednesday 15 January 2020
Iran's president says 'no limit' to nuclear enrichment
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/irans-president-limit-nuclear-enrichment-68322495

TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's president said Thursday that there is “no limit” to the country's enrichment of uranium following its decision to abandon its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal in response ...

News Iran: The killing of Iran's top general was a 'wake-up call' to Tehran, Saudi prince says

Published on: Wednesday 15 January 2020
The killing of Iran's top general was a 'wake-up call' to Tehran, Saudi prince says
News source: https://www.cnbc.com/2020/01/16/qasem-soleimani-killing-was-a-wake-up-call-to-tehran-prince-turki.html

The U.S. airstrike that killed Iran's top commander showed Tehran that it can't get away with its provocations, but won't stop the country from continuing with its agenda, Saudi Arabian Prince Turki Al-Faisal told CNBC.

News Iran: Rouhani: Iran enriching more uranium than before 2015 deal

Published on: Wednesday 15 January 2020
Rouhani: Iran enriching more uranium than before 2015 deal
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/01/rouhani-iran-enriching-uranium-2015-deal-200116092747030.html

"We are enriching more uranium before the deal was reached ... Pressure has increased on Iran but we continue to progress," Rouhani said on Thursday in a televised speech. Iran has gradually scaled ...

News Iran: Iran plane downing: Victims' governments to press Tehran for answers

Published on: Wednesday 15 January 2020
Iran plane downing: Victims' governments to press Tehran for answers
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-51133865

Iran is facing fresh pressure to give a full accounting of what happened to the Ukrainian Airlines plane that was shot down over its capital city last week with 176 people on board. Ministers from ...

News Iran: Iran's air pollution: Schools shut, children kept indoors

Published on: Wednesday 25 December 2019
Iran's air pollution: Schools shut, children kept indoors
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/12/irans-air-pollution-schools-shut-children-indoors-191226100456493.html

Government says it is investing millions to reduce pollution but many believe quality of fuel in vehicles is to blame. Hospitals across Iran are reporting an increase in hospitalisations as a result ...

News Iran: Iraq president won't name Iran-backed bloc's nominee as PM

Published on: Thursday 26 December 2019
Iraq president won't name Iran-backed bloc's nominee as PM
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/iraq-president-iran-backed-blocs-nominee-pm-67931721

BAGHDAD -- Iraq's president refused Thursday to designate the Iran-backed parliamentary bloc's nominee for prime minister after he was rejected by anti-government protesters, and said he was prepared ...

News Iran: American Student Freed by Iran Calls for Nations to Release Political Hostages

Published on: Monday 16 December 2019
American Student Freed by Iran Calls for Nations to Release Political Hostages
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/16/world/middleeast/iran-political-prisoners.html

Xiyue Wang, released in a prisoner exchange between the United States and Iran, and his wife, Hua Qua, said they were thankful for those who had helped with the diplomacy. Xiyue Wang, left, with his ...

News Iran: Iran threat has not gone away, warns Royal Navy head

Published on: Monday 16 December 2019
Iran threat has not gone away, warns Royal Navy head
News source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-50813676

Image caption Admiral Tony Radakin officially replaced Sir Phillip Jones as head of the Royal Navy in June Iran's threat to British shipping in the Gulf "hasn't gone away", the head of the Royal Navy ...

News Iran: At least 208 killed in Iran protests and crackdown, Amnesty International says

Published on: Monday 02 December 2019
At least 208 killed in Iran protests and crackdown, Amnesty International says
News source: https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2019-12-02/iran-protesters-killed-in-crackdown

At least 208 people in Iran have been killed amid protests over sharply rising gasoline prices and a subsequent crackdown by security forces, Amnesty International said Monday, as one government ...

News Iran: Iran's security forces shot and killed 'rioters' in gas price protests, state TV reports

Published on: Monday 02 December 2019
Iran's security forces shot and killed 'rioters' in gas price protests, state TV reports
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/world/iran-state-run-tv-security-forces-shot-killed-rioters-gas-price-protests

Iran has faced growing international criticism and pressure over the security force crackdown on demonstrations that spread across at least 100 cities and towns throughout the Islamic Republic in ...

News Iran: Iran state TV says ‘rioters’ shot and killed amid protests

Published on: Monday 02 December 2019
Iran state TV says ‘rioters’ shot and killed amid protests
News source: https://apnews.com/99ca4597385d4542af87a2b391b536a4

Amnesty International said Monday it believes at least 208 people were killed in the protests and the crackdown that followed. Iran’s mission to the United Nations disputed Amnesty’s findings early ...

News Iran: Pompeo: US has trove of evidence showing Iran abuse of protesters

Published on: Tuesday 26 November 2019
Pompeo: US has trove of evidence showing Iran abuse of protesters
News source: https://www.foxnews.com/politics/pompeo-us-iran-protester-crackdown

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday the State Department has amassed more than 20,000 pieces of digital evidence showing the Iranian regime’s abuses of street protesters -- days after calling on Iranians to send videos, photos and information documenting the regime’s recent crackdown on demonstrators.

News Iran: Iran letter raises prospect of 'white list' internet clampdown

Published on: Tuesday 26 November 2019
Iran letter raises prospect of 'white list' internet clampdown
News source: https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-50563917

"I give the people who are watching this from a distance every right to be sceptical about the situation in the future," he said. Iran has discussed creating a "national internet" since 2005. The idea ...

News Iran: 'Horrific pattern': Amnesty says 106 killed in Iran protests

Published on: Tuesday 19 November 2019
'Horrific pattern': Amnesty says 106 killed in Iran protests
News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/11/pattern-amnesty-106-killed-iran-protests-191119182957473.html

Iranian authorities have not offered a definitive account of how many people have been injured or killed in the protests [AFP] Days of protests in Iran over rising fuel prices and a subsequent ...

News Iran: Amnesty: At least 106 dead in protests, which Iran disputes

Published on: Tuesday 19 November 2019
Amnesty: At least 106 dead in protests, which Iran disputes
News source: https://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/hard-line-newspaper-violent-iran-protesters-face-execution-67125908

Days of protests over rising fuel prices and a subsequent government crackdown have killed at least 106 people across Iran, Amnesty International said Tuesday, adding that the real figure may be much ...

News Iran: Pakistan's Leader Visits Iran to Mediate Tensions With Saudi

Published on: Saturday 12 October 2019
Pakistan's Leader Visits Iran to Mediate Tensions With Saudi
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/aponline/2019/10/13/world/middleeast/ap-ml-persian-gulf-tensions.html

Iran's president warned Sunday it would be "a big mistake" to think his country won't respond to threats after a mysterious attack on one of its oil tankers. Hassan Rouhani's remarks came as Pakistan's prime minister was visiting Iran in an effort to ease tensions between Tehran and Saudi Arabia.

News Iran: Iran Says Turkish Military Must Immediately End Attacks in Syria and Withdraw

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Iran Says Turkish Military Must Immediately End Attacks in Syria and Withdraw
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/10/10/world/middleeast/10reuters-syria-security-turkey-iran.html

GENEVA — Iran's foreign ministry called on Turkey on Thursday to immediately halt its military offensive in Syria and pull its forces out of that country. In a statement posted on its official website ...

News Iran: Pakistan Says Khan Could Visit Saudi, Iran, After U.S. Mediation Request

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Pakistan Says Khan Could Visit Saudi, Iran, After U.S. Mediation Request
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2019/10/10/world/middleeast/10reuters-pakistan-iran.html

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan is likely to visit Saudi Arabia and Iran, the foreign office in Islamabad said on Thursday, weeks after Islamabad said Washington had asked it to mediate with Tehran.