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U.S. Calls For A ‘Global Coalition’ Against Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 24, 2019 at 4:00pm 6/24/2019 at 4:00pm
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is visiting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, India, Japan and South Korea in an effort to build a “global coalition” against Iran. The Secretary of State wants these five Asian powers to get behind the United States in its campaign of “maximum pressure” on...

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Trump Issues Executive Order Imposing Sanctions on Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 24, 2019 at 1:30pm 6/24/2019 at 1:30pm
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Monday afternoon, Secretary Pompeo announced that Trump imposed stricter sanctions on Iran via executive order.

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Trump Vows More Sanctions on Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 23, 2019 at 3:00pm 6/23/2019 at 3:00pm

President Donald Trump is continuing with his policy of “maximum pressure” on Iran, promising “major” sanctions on the regime. “We’re putting additional sanctions on [Iran],” he told reporters before leaving for the Camp David. His administration was “moving rapidly” towards rolling out new sanctions, he added.

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Trump Explains Why He Called Off Airstrike on Iran

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 21, 2019 at 3:00pm 6/21/2019 at 3:00pm
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Thursday night, at the last minute, Trump called off three strikes on Iran.

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Germany: ‘Strong Evidence’ Iran Carried Out Tanker Attacks

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 1:00pm 6/19/2019 at 1:00pm
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In a major shift, Germany has acknowledged Iran’s involvement in the last week’s attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman. German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared that their was “strong evidence” that Tehran was responsible for the attacks on the tankers.

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U.S. Sanctions Iran’s Terror-Linked Oil Giant

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 6/9/2019 at 12:00pm
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The United States has sanctioned Iran’s biggest oil company because of its links to the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), a designated terrorist group. Tehran’s Persian Gulf Petrochemical Industries Company (PGPIC) and its 39 subsidiaries have been providing “financial lifelines to the IRGC,” the U.S. Treasury Department said.

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Report: Iran-Based Social Media Campaign Impersonated GOP Congressional Candidates, Influenced U.S. Media

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 1:00pm 5/30/2019 at 1:00pm

Facebook and Twitter have announced the decision to crack down on thousands of Iran-linked accounts carrying out disinformation campaigns in the United States. The move comes after a California-based cybersecurity company, FireEye, exposed an elaborate online network being operated from Iran. Some of the fake accounts from Iran were impersonating Republican...

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UK Foreign Secretary To Iran: Don’t Underestimate U.S. Resolve, Trump Will Retaliate If Attacked

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 1:00pm 5/21/2019 at 1:00pm
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British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told the Iranian regime not to “underestimate the resolve of the U.S.” following hostile measures by Tehran.

“They don’t want a war with Iran. But if American interests are attacked, they will retaliate,” he warned.

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Iran, EU Close to Signing Oil Deal Despite US Sanctions

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 6:30pm 5/8/2019 at 6:30pm
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Iran is close to reaching an oil sales deal with the European Union, in direct violation of the U.S. sanctions, Reuters reported. The EU and Iran were “on the brink” of an oil agreement, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif confirmed Tuesday.

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Trump Designates Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as Terrorist Group

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 8, 2019 at 11:00am 4/8/2019 at 11:00am
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The White House has officially designated Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO).

In a statement, President Donald Trump said that he and the Department of State “recognizes that Iran is not only a State Sponsor of Terrorism, but that the IRGC actively participates in, finances, and promotes...

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Lawmakers Slam German President for Lauding Iran’s Islamic Revolution

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 25, 2019 at 9:00am 2/25/2019 at 9:00am

German lawmakers have criticized the country’s President Frank-Walter Steinmeier for sending a congratulatory message to the Iranian regime on the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.
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EU Seeks to End Dollar ‘Monopoly’ in Oil Trade

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 15, 2019 at 7:00am 2/15/2019 at 7:00am
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The European Union wants to challenge the longstanding dominance of the U.S. dollar in oil trade, the French broadcaster EuroNews reported. Brussels has created a working group comprising of representatives from European trade and industry to “challenge the dominance of the dollar” in energy trade and promote the use of euro to price oil...

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Tehran Complains as European Countries Stop Iran Oil Imports

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, February 8, 2019 at 7:00am 2/8/2019 at 7:00am
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In what can only be described as another diplomatic victory for President Donald Trump’s administration, European countries have stopped importing Iranian oil. The Iranian regime has admitted that European buyers have refused to touch Iranian oil despite temporary waivers extended to them by the United States.

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Germany Bans Iran’s Terror-Linked Mahan Air

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 21, 2019 at 3:30pm 1/21/2019 at 3:30pm
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German authorities have banned the Iranian airline Mahan Air from operating in the country amid fears of espionage and terrorism.  Iran’s second largest airline has been linked to regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard, a U.S.-designated terrorist group.

The German Federal Aviation Office, equivalent of the U.S. FAA, has barred the airline from landing in the country...

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Europe ‘Tiptoes’ Towards Trump’s Iran Policy, Reuters Reports

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, January 19, 2019 at 2:00pm 1/19/2019 at 2:00pm
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In what can only be described as another foreign policy win for President Donald Trump, the European countries are ‘tiptoeing’ towards Washington’s position on Iran, Reuters reported Friday. Describing the recent shift in European diplomacy, the news agency noted that the “new approach moves Europe closer to U.S. President Donald Trump’s...

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German Army Catches Iranian Spy In Its Ranks

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 11:00am 1/17/2019 at 11:00am

German army has caught an Iranian spy working in its ranks. A 50-year-old German-Afghan man has been arrested on charges of spying for Iran’s Ministry of Intelligence (MOIS). The man, named by the state prosecutor as Abdul Hamid S., has been passing on sensitive military intelligence to the Iranian spy agency for many...

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Blogger Jailed for ‘Insulting Islam’ Dies in Iranian Prison

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at 7:00am 12/19/2018 at 7:00am
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An Iranian activist jailed for ‘insulting Islam’ on social media has died after a prolonged hunger strike, media reports say.

Vahid Sayadi Nasiri, a 37-year-old Iranian blogger, was arrested in 2015 and received an eight year jail sentence for “insulting Islamic sanctities” and criticizing Iran’s Shi’a Islamist regime, the U.S.-based watchdog Iran...

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