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Iran hints US could be behind ‘suspicious’ tanker attacks

Iran's parliament speaker says the suspicious actions against the tankers seem to 'complement the economic sanctions against Iran'.

Saudi crown prince accuses Iran of twin tanker attacks

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman accuses rival Iran of attacks on two oil tankers in a vital Gulf shipping channel, adding he 'won't hesitate' to tackle any threats to the kingdom.

US allows Iraq to import Iranian energy for 3 more months

Iraq relies heavily on Iranian gas to feed several power stations, importing roughly 1.5 billion standard cubic feet per day.

Iran president renews ultimatum over nuclear pact compliance

Hassan Rouhani did not give details on what actions Iran would take or say what positive signals Tehran wanted to see.

Huawei tawar pelaburan besar kepada negara terima kehadirannya

Bulan lepas, pentadbiran Donald Trump mengeluarkan arahan yang boleh menyekat Huawei daripada menjual peralatannya di AS.

Serangan kapal tangki: Washington desak PBB bertindak terhadap Iran

AS menuduh Iran mendalang serangan terbaru 2 kapal tangki minyak di Teluk Oman.

Iran says tanker ‘attacks’ as Japan PM visits ‘suspicious’

Could it be a case of suspicion as two Japanese oil tankers are attacked today as Shinzo Abe holds talks with Iran?

Iran frees Lebanese man convicted of spying for US

Nizar Zakka is now a free man after his arrest in 2015 on charges of spying for the United States.

Iran says selling oil through ‘unconventional’ means

Iran's reason to keep its oil sales through an 'unconventional' means is for its own good as the US may proceed to stop them should it be made known.

US seeks Russian support on Iran at key Israel meeting

The United States turns to Russia for help in addressing US and Israeli concerns about Iran's influence, including in Syria, when national security leaders meet in Jerusalem this month.

After years, Baghdad’s emblematic ‘Green Zone’ reopens

Iran is getting back on its feet after years of conflict and proven so is the re-opening of its emblematic 'Green Zone'.

Qatar: Seeking ways out of isolation

Qatar says its Gulf neighbours want to put it under their 'guardianship' and strangle it economically.

Qatar rejects Mecca talks outcome

Qatar's foreign minister says that Doha rejected the outcome of the recent Mecca talks on mounting regional tensions with Iran as it had not been properly consulted.

Japan PM to meet Iran’s Khamenei to mediate with US

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe proposes to meet Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei later this month with Tokyo hoping to mediate between US and Iran amid growing tensions.

Iran rules out talks unless US changes behaviour

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo appeared to soften the US stance somewhat on Sunday following weeks of escalating tensions with Tehran.

US prepared to talk to Iran with no preconditions

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's comments marks the first time the Trump administration has offered no-strings-attached talks.

Saudi king says attacks by Iran-backed groups threaten global oil

King Salman says the attacks on Saudi oil pumping stations not only threatens the security of the kingdom and the Gulf, but also maritime safety and global oil supplies.

Iran’s stocks of nuclear materials still within limits says IAEA

The agency says stocks of enriched uranium and heavy water did not exceed the ceilings set in the 2015 agreement.

Saudi Arabia says firm stand needed to deter Iran

King Salman says the absence of a firm deterrent stance against Iranian behaviour is what led to the escalation we see today.

Arab, Muslim leaders gather in Mecca for Iran-focused summits

Saudi Arabia is hosting the three summits in an apparent bid to present a unified front against Tehran.

Khamenei: No negotiations with US

Iran will not negotiate with the United States, says Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, after President Hassan Rouhani signalled talks with Washington might be possible if sanctions were lifted.

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards predict Middle East peace plan failure

US President Donald Trump has touted the plan as the 'deal of the century', but Palestinian officials have already spurned it.

Bolton: Iranian naval mines likely used in UAE tankers attacks

US National Security Adviser John Bolton says attacks on oil tankers off the coast of the United Arab Emirates this month were the work of “naval mines almost certainly from Iran”.

Iran tahan 30 individu sertai kelas yoga bercampur jantina

Pegawai jabatan keadilan tempatan mendakwa kelas yoga itu 'memakai pakaian yang tidak sesuai dan melakukan tindakan yang tidak sesuai'.