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Iran: No more 'deadlines' to save nuclear deal
Iran has begun enriching uranium and has said a third deliberate violation of the 2015 nuclear deal could come. It has called on the other signatories of the deal to find ways around US sanctions.
Saudi Prince Turki on Iran, Qatar, U.S. treasury purchases
Prince Turki Al-Faisal of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia discusses relations with the United Kingdom, Iran's nuclear stance, the crisis in Qatar, Saudi Arabia's purchase of U.S. Treasuries, and the prospect of peace in the Middle East.
Gibraltar detains oil tanker headed for Syria
The tanker is believed to have been transporting crude oil from Iran to Syria which would violate both US and EU sanctions. It may have been intercepted in Spanish waters.
Iran to breach uranium Cap ‘in Days’
Iran says it will breach a 2015 nuclear deal on uranium stockpiles within a few days unless Europe helps ease the pressure of U.S. sanction.
EU warns against blaming Iran for oil tanker attacks
European foreign ministers have urged restraint in directing blame over an alleged attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The US has pointed the finger at Iran, but European diplomats say they need more evidence.
German foreign minister headed to Iran to save nuclear deal
Heiko Maas has announced he will travel to Tehran next week in an effort to salvage the Iran nuclear deal. Maas, the first German diplomat to visit Iran in over two years, will meet counterpart Mohammad Zarif on Monday.
Germany to mediate in Iran
The German government is to send a high-level diplomat to Tehran as tensions between the US and Iran intensify, threatening a prolonged conflict.
Brother of Iran's President Rouhani sentenced for graft
Hossein Fereidoun, brother and close aide of Iran's president, has been sentenced on unspecified corruption charges, according to IRNA. The president's supporters believe the case is politically motivated.
UK gives aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe diplomatic protection
The UK will grant diplomatic protection to Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian aid worker detained in Iran since 2016. The Foreign Office said the move "signals to Tehran that its behavior is totally wrong."
Women press ahead with change in Iran
40 years ago, Ayatollah Khomeini founded the Islamic Republic of Iran. There is little excitement left from those times; even pro-reform forces are exhausted, except for the women among them.
Israeli former minister Gonen Segev to be jailed for spying for Iran
After plea bargaining, Gonen Segev is to be jailed for 11 years. He was extradited from Africa last year for acting as an agent for a foreign power; Israel's main foe, Iran.
Huawei's heiress held
12 Dec 2018
Huawei's heiress, Meng Wanzhou is in custody awaiting a Canadian court's decision on bail following her arrest on December 1 in Vancouver. The CFO of the world's 2nd largest mobile phone company faces accusations that she misled U.S over her company's operations in Iran.