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    Smells of help from inside kingdom

    Saeed Naqvi | Updated at 12:00am on September 29, 2019

    IN A world where the victor’s narrative prevails, there is not even grudging acceptance of the truth that the ‘confident and over lusty’ Saudi’s were...

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    At UN, Malaysia PM seeks to curb use of sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations | Updated at 03:23pm on September 28, 2019

    Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad on Friday urged greater international control of sanctions, criticising US attempts to force all countries to stop doing business with...

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    Rouhani says talks with US possible

    Reuters . New York | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2019

    Iran can discuss other issues with the United States providing its 2015 nuclear deal with six powers is fully implemented, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said...

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    US-Iran tensions ratchet up further despite UN efforts

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on September 28, 2019

    Tensions between the United States and Iran escalated on Thursday as Washington deployed more troops to the Gulf and Tehran challenged its arch-enemy to provide...

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    Khamenei says Europe untrustworthy, condemns ‘hostility’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on September 27, 2019

    Iran’s supreme leader accused European governments of ‘hostility’ Thursday, saying their actions showed they cannot be trusted. ‘The Europeans present themselves as mediators and say...

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    Iraq PM meets with KSA crown prince over oil attacks

    Agence France-Presse . Riyadh | Updated at 03:49pm on September 26, 2019

    Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman hosted Iraq’s prime minister Adel Abdel Mahdi for talks on Wednesday focused on attacks on the kingdom’s oil infrastructure,...

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    Rouhani refuses talks with US following intensified sanctions

    Agence France-Presse . United Nations, United States | Updated at 03:11pm on September 26, 2019

    Iran’s president on Wednesday closed the door on meeting Donald Trump despite last-minute European efforts to ease tensions as the United States again ramped up...

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    Iran blasts Europe’s ‘ridiculous’ accusations

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 12:00am on September 25, 2019

    Iran on Tuesday rejected ‘ridiculous’ allegations that it carried out this month’s attack on Saudi oil infrastructure, after the leaders of France, Germany and Britain...

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    Iran accuses foreign forces of raising Gulf ‘insecurity’

    Agence France-Presse . Tehran | Updated at 08:15pm on September 22, 2019

    President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday denounced the presence of foreign forces in the Gulf and said Iran will put forward a peace plan, after arch-foe...

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    Iran says it will destroy any aggressor

    Reuters . Dubai | Updated at 01:23pm on September 21, 2019

    Iran will pursue any aggressor, even it carries out a limited attack, and seek to destroy it, the head of the elite Revolutionary Guards said...