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Exclusive: China shifts to Iranian tankers to keep oil flowing amid U.S. sanctions – sources

Reuters – BEIJING/SINGAPORE – Chinese buyers of Iranian oil are starting to shift their cargoes to vessels owned by National Iranian Tanker Co (NITC) for nearly all of their imports to keep supply flowing amid the re-imposition of economic sanctions by the United States.

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IRAN: Conservative MP Insinuates President Rouhani Has British Citizenship

payvand – During the presentation of a parliament Investigation and Probe Committee report on Iranian officials who have dual citizenship, it was announced on Sunday, August 19, that one of the Iranian “top officials” in a “very high and important position” has British nationality.

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Iran lawmakers target Rouhani’s finance minister as sanctions bite

alarabiya – Iranian lawmakers launched impeachment proceedings against the finance minister on Sunday, ramping up pressure on the president who is already facing attacks from hardliners over his handling of the economy in the face of new US sanctions.

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‘Death Threat’ From Iran’s Vatican Intensifies Debate Over Rohani Government

rferl.org – A perceived death threat against President Hassan Rohani within the seminary of the holy Shi’ite city of Qom has led to controversy in Iran, with some calling it a disaster for the seminary — home to thousands of influential clerics and theology students — and others demanding an investigation.

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Bolton, Netanyahu Call For ‘Greater Pressure’ On Iran

rferl.org – Meeting in Jerusalem, White House national-security adviser John Bolton and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have called on European countries to increase pressure on Iran.

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