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Worldwide: OFAC Issues General Licenses To Respond To COVID-19 In Syria, Venezuela And Iran - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP

OFAC issued three general licenses authorizing through June 17, 2022 certain activities with Syria, Venezuela and Iran in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Iran to Decide Whether to Extend IAEA Monitoring Deal After Expiry -Official

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran will decide whether to extend its monitoring deal with the International Atomic Energy Agency after its expiry on June 24,...
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French Minister Says Time Running Out on Iran Nuclear Talks

PARIS (Reuters) - Talks on Iran's nuclear program need to end quickly because time is running out, French junior minister Franck Riester said on...
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Iran reportedly foils sabotage attack on civilian nuclear facility

Details of incident near Tehran remain scarce as media reports say there were no casualties or damageAuthorities in Iran claim to have thwarted a “sabotage attack” targeting a civilian nuclear facility near the country’s capital, Iranian media have reported, as details about the incident remained scarce.A website believed to be close to Iran’s supreme national security council, Nournews, said the move was foiled “before causing any casualties or damage” to the sprawling centre located in Karaj c...
Tags: World news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, Tehran, Iran's Nuclear Programme, Iran Nuclear Deal, Karaj, Tehran Continue, Nournews


Iran, World Powers Making Progress in Nuclear Talks - Germany's Maas

BERLIN (Reuters) - Iran and world powers have been making progress in talks to revive their 2015 nuclear accord but still have to overcome major...
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US government blocks Iran-affiliated news websites

The justice department says 36 websites linked to the Iranian government have been seized.
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Iran: 'Sabotage Attack' on Civilian Nuclear Center Foiled

An Iranian news site close to security services says that authorities have thwarted a “sabotage attack” on the country’s civilian nuclear program, without providing further information.
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Iran Official Says U.S. Has Agreed to Lift Oil, Shipping Sanctions

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Wednesday that Washington had agreed to remove all sanctions on Iran's oil and shipping, and take some senior...
Tags: Washington, Iran, Dubai, Reuters Iran, Lift Oil Shipping Sanctions


Iran Foils Sabotage Attempt on Its Atomic Energy Organisation Building - State Media

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian state media said on Wednesday a sabotage attempt against a building of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization had been...
Tags: Iran, Dubai, Reuters, Atomic Energy Organization, Atomic Energy Organisation Building State Media


US government seizes dozens of US website domains connected to Iran

The United States government has seized dozens of US website domains connected to Iran, linked to what the US says are disinformation efforts, a US national security official told CNN.
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Iran Likely Had Failed Rocket Launch, Preparing for Another

Iran likely conducted a failed launch of a satellite-carrying rocket in recent days and now appears to be preparing to try again.
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DOJ seizes 36 U.S. website domains for Iranian government disinformation

The DOJ said it's part of a propaganda campaign by Iran's government.
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US government blocks Iran-affiliated news websites

The US Department of Justice says a total of 36 websites were seized on Tuesday.
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Pentagon tracked failed Iranian satellite launch and new images reveal Tehran is set to try again

The Pentagon was watching as Iran attempted, and failed, to launch yet another satellite into orbit earlier this month, multiple defense officials tell CNN.
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US takes down dozens of Iran-linked news sites, accusing them of disinformation

Notices appear on Iran-affiliated sites saying they had been seized as part of law enforcement actionUS authorities have seized a range of Iran’s state-linked news websites, which they accused of spreading “disinformation” on Tuesday, a US official said, a move that appeared to be a far-reaching crackdown on Iranian media amid heightened tensions between the two countries.The US government official, who spoke on Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the case had not yet been officially annou...
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US appears to seize web domains for Iranian state media outlets, including PressTV

This undated photo provided by Iranian state television's English-language service, Press TV, shows American-born news anchor Marzieh Hashemi at studio in Tehran, Iran. Press TV via AP Press TV is an English-language propaganda operation created by the Iranian government. The outlet, based in Tehran, was founded in 2007. It continues to operate on Facebook and Twitter. See more stories on Insider's business page. The website for the Iranian government's English-language propaga...
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U.S. Blocks Websites Linked to Iran at Key Point in Nuclear Talks

Officials seized the domains of about three dozen websites just days after Iran elected a new, hard-line president, and at a critical...
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Iran Alleges State-Linked News Websites Were Seized by the US

Iran alleges that the U.S. State Department seized the websites of some of the country's major news networks, hours after a message on several state-run Iranian news websites claimed they were "seized by the United States Government," the Islamic Republic of Iran News Network said in a statement on its website. From a report: The statement alleges the move was part of a larger-scale crackdown by the U.S. government on news websites linked to what Iran calls the 'Axis of Resistance,' which includ...
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US Takes Down Iran-Linked News Sites, Alleges Disinformation

American authorities have taken down a range of Iran’s state-linked news websites they accuse of spreading “disinformation.".
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US government seizes dozens of US website domains connected to Iran

The United States government has seized dozens of US website domains connected to Iran, linked to what the US says are disinformation efforts, a US national security official told CNN.
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US seizes a number of Iranian news websites

By Isabel Debre | Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — American authorities took down a range of Iran’s state-linked news websites under unclear circumstances on Tuesday, the U.S. and Iran said, a move that appeared to be a far-reaching crackdown on Iranian media amid heightened tensions between the two countries. The U.S. seized roughly three dozen websites, the majority of which are linked to Iranian disinformation efforts, said a U.S. official who spoke on condition of anonymity be...
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MIDEAST STOCKS Major Gulf markets gain as financial shares rise | Reuters

Major stock markets in the Gulf ended higher on Tuesday, supported by their financial stocks, with the Abu Dhabi index leading the gains. Saudi Arabia's benchmark index  (.TASI)  added 0.3%, with Saudi National Bank  (1180.SE)  rising 2.5% and petrochemical maker Saudi Basic Industries  (2010.SE)  strengthening 0.7%. Yemen's warring parties are thrashing out terms for a peace deal that would extricate the kingdom from a costly war and help alleviate a devastating humanitarian crisis, Reu...
Tags: Travel, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iran, United Arab Emirates, Dubai, Oman, Abu Dhabi, Yemen, Uae, Gulf, Reuters, Riyadh, Adi, Dubai International Airport, Tasi


US Seizes Iranian News Sites Under Unclear Circumstances

American authorities have taken down a range of Iran’s state-linked news websites under unclear circumstances.
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Notices on Iran-Linked Websites Say They Have Been Seized by U.S.

DUBAI (Reuters) - Notices appeared on Tuesday on a number of Iran-affiliated websites saying they had been seized by the United States government...
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Iran Says State-Linked Sites Seized by US, Reasons Unclear

Iran says several state-linked news websites have been seized by the U.S. government under unclear circumstances.
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The Guardian view on Iran’s election: a hardline victory is not the end | Editorial

Ebrahim Raisi’s engineered win is dispiriting for those inside and outside the country. But the nuclear deal’s resurrection is still possible and necessaryThe election of hardliner Ebrahim Raisi as Iran’s new president is a dispiriting moment for those in the west striving to revive the nuclear deal. The Iranian electorate is hardly more enthusiastic. Battered by the economic fallout from Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) agreement, the Covid pandemic ...
Tags: World news, Iran, Middle East and North Africa, Hassan Rouhani, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Nuclear Weapons, Tehran, Donald Trump, Iran's Nuclear Programme, Iran Nuclear Deal, Islamic Republic, Revolutionary Guard, Ebrahim Raisi, Raisi


Iran's Raisi Says Quick COVID-19 Vaccination to Top His Plans

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's President-elect Ebrahim Raisi vowed on Tuesday his government would start rapid COVID-19 vaccinations to help relaunch an...
Tags: Iran, Dubai, Reuters Iran, Ebrahim Raisi


Saudi Air Defences Destroy Houthi Drone Heading Towards Khamis Mushait - State TV

CAIRO (Reuters) - Saudi air defences destroyed on Tuesday an explosive-laden drone launched by Yemen's Iran-aligned Houthi movement towards the...
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Saudi Arabia Says It Will Judge Iran's Raisi by 'Reality on the Ground'

VIENNA (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia will judge Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi's government by "the reality on the ground", the kingdom's foreign...
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Iran Seizes 7,000 Cryptocurrency Computer Miners, Largest Haul to Date

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian police have seized 7,000 computer miners at an illegal cryptocurrency farm, their largest haul to date of the...
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