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Rouhani: Iran took ‘minimum’ action on nuclear deal

Iran's atomic energy organisation says the country will soon pass the amount of low-enriched uranium allowed under the deal.

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.

Iran urges China, Russia for ‘concrete action’ to save nuclear deal

Tensions have ramped up between the US and Iran after the US deployed an aircraft carrier group and B-52 bombers to the Gulf last week.

IAEA says Iran adhering to terms of nuclear deal

The latest report from the International Atomic Energy Agency confirms that Iran is still complying with the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Rouhani says Iran ready to improve ties with Gulf states

Rouhani says Iran is ready to work with regional states to preserve security in the Middle East.

Pence chastises EU, rejects Merkel’s call to work with Russia

Pence says America is stronger than ever before and America is leading on the world stage once again.

Trump says US open to new Iran deal as sanctions set...

Trump says the sale of food, medicine, medical devices, and agricultural commodities to Iran has long been, and remains, exempt from the sanctions.

US dreams of ‘unipolar world’ in nuclear deal pull-out, says Russian...

The official says the United State's main motive is a dream of a unipolar world which will not come true.

Trump willing to meet with Iran’s Rouhani at UN, Pompeo says

Pompeo has been a chief proponent of Trump’s efforts to confront Iran.

Trump lawyer Giuliani says Iran’s government will be overthrown

Giuliani’s comments were in contrast with the Trump administration’s policy of not seeking a change of government even though it is reimposing sanctions.

Major powers, except US, try to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

Ministers from Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and Iran will gather in New York on Monday to grapple with President Trump's decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal.

Iran says US pullout from nuclear deal threatens regional peace

President Donald Trump announced in May that Washington was pulling out of the deal, which lifted international sanctions against Tehran in exchange for restrictions on Iran's nuclear activities.

US sends Iran messages “every day” to begin negotiations, says Iranian...

Rouhani says the US is pressuring the people of Iran and at the same time, sending messages to commence negotiations.

Iran threatens to hit US, Israel after Trump aide warns of...

Ahmad Khatami also told worshippers attending Eid prayers in Tehran that President Donald Trump’s offer of talks with Iranian leaders was unacceptable.

Europe must ‘pay price’ to save nuclear deal, says Iran foreign...

Mohammad Javad Zarif says proposals by European governments to maintain oil and banking ties with Iran were more of a 'statement of their position'.

Iran seen readying major exercise as tensions with US simmer

The US military confirmed it has seen an increase in Iranian activity, including in the Strait of Hormuz, a strategic waterway for oil shipments that Iran's Revolutionary Guards have threatened to block.

Trump predicts Iran talks ‘pretty soon’

Tehran has not given a definitive response to Trump's statement that he would meet "any time" without preconditions.

Iran’s Rouhani says it’s up to Europe to save nuclear deal

President Rouhani said Europe has to save the landmark accord with Tehran after the US pulled out of it.

Lebanon president says US pullout from Iran deal will hurt Middle...

President Michel Aoun said that the US' withdrawal would destabilise the region.

US ambassador urges Germany to block Iran cash withdrawal

Richard Grenell, a longtime critic of the accord, told the mass-circulation daily Bild that the US government was extremely concerned about Tehran's plans to transfer hundreds of millions of euros in cash to Iran.

Iran threatens to cut cooperation with nuclear body after Trump move

He did not elaborate, but an Iranian Revolutionary Guards commander explicitly said on Wednesday Iran would block any exports of crude for the Gulf in retaliation for hostile US action.

Europe, China, Russia to meet Iran on Friday in Vienna

The EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini confirmed the meeting in a statement on Wednesday after Iranian state news agency IRNA announced the meeting a day earlier.

Iran’s leaders seek ways to defend economy from US sanctions

Speaking after three days of protests, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said the US sanctions were aimed at turning Iranians against their government.

Iran says time for Europe to save nuke deal almost over

Iran has warned it is ready to resume uranium enrichment to 20 percent "within days" if the deal falls apart.