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Iran: Zarif threatens ‘all-out war’ in case of military strike after Saudi oil attack

Iran: Zarif threatens 'all-out war' in case of military strike after Saudi oil attack

Javad Zarif told CNN that Iran hoped to avoid conflict, adding that the country was willing to talk to its regional rivals Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. But the possibility of a return to negotiations with the US, however, would not happen unless Washington provided full sanctions relief as promised under the 2015 nuclear deal, Tehran’s More...

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Live updates: Trump orders new Iran sanctions after Saudi attack
By asif On Thursday, September 19th, 2019
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Live updates: Trump orders new Iran sanctions after Saudi attack

 SAEED KHAN/AFP/Getty ImagesSecretary of State Mike Pompeo called the strike on Saudi oil facilities “an Iranian attack” that was an “act of war.” Pompeo stopped short of providing any details More...

Saudi Arabia: Iran's Rouhani comes out swinging against the US
By asif On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Saudi Arabia: Iran’s Rouhani comes out swinging against the US

“Instead of creating a positive atmosphere, the American diplomats are trying to exert maximum slander on Iran with baseless and meaningless accusations,” said Rouhani, according to state broadcaster More...

Benjamin Netanyahu's re-election plans in limbo as Israeli exit polls show tight contest
By asif On Wednesday, September 18th, 2019
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Benjamin Netanyahu’s re-election plans in limbo as Israeli exit polls show tight contest

Just after polling stations closed across Israel, the country’s three main TV stations flashed the result of their individual exit polls — showing Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud party neck and neck More...

Benjamin Netanyahu fights for future in do-over election: Live updates
By asif On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Benjamin Netanyahu fights for future in do-over election: Live updates

A Blue and White Party electoral banner picturing Benny Gantz hangs in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv. (Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images)Benny Gantz is a rookie to Israeli politics. He finished his four-year More...

Israelis return to polls to decide Netanyahu's fate
By asif On Tuesday, September 17th, 2019
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Israelis return to polls to decide Netanyahu’s fate

Just as in April, this election pits the longtime leader of Israel against the one-time leader of the military, former Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Chief of Staff Benny Gantz. Throughout the campaign, opinion polls More...

Live updates: Saudi attacks send oil prices soaring
By asif On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Live updates: Saudi attacks send oil prices soaring

FETHI BELAID/AFP/Getty ImagesOver the next few days Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman and his father, King Salman, face the biggest decision of their lives at they respond to the attacks on More...

For Netanyahu, Trump may no longer be the gift that keeps on giving
By asif On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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For Netanyahu, Trump may no longer be the gift that keeps on giving

Judging by his Twitter response, Netanyahu was giddy with excitement. He thanked Trump and said Israel had never had a better friend in the White House. Never mind that Trump’s tweet was hedged with cautious More...

Attack on Saudi oil field a game-changer in Gulf confrontation
By asif On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Attack on Saudi oil field a game-changer in Gulf confrontation

Several projectiles struck the Abqaiq plant, starting a series of fires that quickly took out nearly half Saudi’s oil production — 5% of the global daily output — and sparking fears about the security More...

Iran's Hassan Rouhani says no Trump talks until sanctions are scrapped
By asif On Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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Iran’s Hassan Rouhani says no Trump talks until sanctions are scrapped

“No positive development will happen in Iran-US ties without them lifting sanctions and abandoning their hostile actions,” Rouhani said in a televised speech — a day after Trump said there was More...