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U.S. accuses Huawei CFO of Iran sanctions cover-up; hearing adjourned

U.S. accuses Huawei CFO of Iran sanctions cover-up; hearing adjourned

(Reuters) – Huawei Technologies Co Ltd s chief financial officer faces U.S. accusations that she covered up her company s links to a firm that tried to sell equipment to Iran despite sanctions, a Canadian prosecutor said on Friday, arguing against giving her bail while she awaits extradition.The case against Meng Wanzhou, who is also the daughter […]

Man identifies daughter in video of abducted children rescued in Iran

Man identifies daughter in video of abducted children rescued in Iran

MARDAN – A resident of Mardan on Thursday identified his daughter in the video of abducted children rescued by Iranian border guards from a container.Six-year-old Farishta Noor went missing on September 19 from outside her home in Mardan. Her father Hazrat Bilal watched the video, which went viral on social media, along with other family […]

Oil prices fall as U.S. grants Iran sanction waivers to major importers

Oil prices fall as U.S. grants Iran sanction waivers to major importers

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Oil prices fell on Monday as the start to U.S. sanctions against Iran’s fuel exports was softened by waivers that will allow major buyers to still import Iranian crude, at least temporarily.Front-month Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $72.40 per barrel at 0332 GMT on Monday, down 43 cents, or 0.6 percent […]

Sweeping Iran sanctions target oil, banks

Sweeping Iran sanctions target oil, banks

WASHINGTON (AFP) – All of Iran s oil exports and financial transactions will be targeted under US sanctions that take force Monday, six months after President Donald Trump bolted from a nuclear deal.The sanctions bring back the punitive measures that were imposed and then lifted by former president Barack Obama who reached an international agreement under […]

Iran FM arrives in Pakistan to discuss border guard abduction

Iran FM arrives in Pakistan to discuss border guard abduction

ISLAMABAD:Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif arrived in Pakistan on Wednesday after 14 Iranian security personnel, including Revolutionary Guards intelligence officers, were abducted on the volatile south-eastern border with Pakistan earlier this month.Iran asks Pakistan to help secure borderZarif is accompanied by a high-level delegation for the one-day visit and was welcomed by officials at Noor Khan Airbase. He […]

Iran calls US sanctions on paramilitary force ‘blind vindictiveness’

Iran calls US sanctions on paramilitary force ‘blind vindictiveness’

TEHRAN: Iran called new US sanctions against its paramilitary Basij group an act of “blind vindictiveness” on Wednesday.“America’s new sanctions are a clear insult to international and legal mechanisms and a result of the American government’s blind vindictiveness against the Iranian nation,” said foreign ministry spokesperson Bahram Ghasemi.He called Washington’s “lack of adherence to international legal mechanisms” […]

Iran says it has killed mastermind of deadly attack on parade

Iran says it has killed mastermind of deadly attack on parade

LONDON (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Tuesday they had killed the “mastermind” behind an attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz last month which left 25 people dead, nearly half of them members of the Guards. The Guards said in a statement published on state media their forces had […]

Iran faces sensitive time due to America, economic woes: leader says

Iran faces sensitive time due to America, economic woes: leader says

GENEVA (Reuters) – The people of Iran face a sensitive time because of the pressure from America and economic problems, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a key address broadcast by state television on Thursday.Khamenei was speaking to tens of thousands of members of the Basij militia and top Revolutionary Guards leaders gathered in […]

Iran will have hell to pay: US national security adviser

Iran will have hell to pay: US national security adviser

United States National Security Adviser John Bolton on Tuesday said   Iran will have “hell to pay”, if the US, its citizens or allies are targeted, BBC reported. Iran warns US, Israel of revenge after parade attack The former US envoy to the United Nations (UN) delivered the warning while speaking at the United Against Nuclear Iran summit […]

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