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Pentagon issues warning over Iran warship reportedly headed to Venezuela

Al-Monitor – The Biden administration has issued a stern warning to Tehran following a news report that an Iranian navy vessel may be headed to Venezuela to deliver military hardware. “The delivery of such weapons would be a provocative act and a threat to our partners in this hemisphere,” read a statement issued by the Pentagon on Wednesday night. “As …

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Imported Iranian crude oil to US was from seized tankers: Sources

Al-Arabia – The Iranian crude oil that appeared to be imported by the United States in March was from tankers the US had previously seized, sources familiar with the matter said Wednesday. Confusion surrounded the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) publication of 1.033 million barrels of Iranian crude oil that appeared to be imported by the US earlier this year. For all the …

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Iran Nuclear Talks Make Progress, But Difficult Decisions Lie Ahead, Negotiators Say

RFL/RE – Negotiations to revive the Iran nuclear deal are heading into their most delicate phase, European diplomats said after the latest round of talks ended in Vienna. “We have continued to make progress and important parts of a future deal have now been fleshed out, but the most difficult decisions lie ahead. We have of course worked based on …

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“Father is Very Kind”: Viewers’ Disbelief at Claims by Raeesi’s Daughter on TV

Iranwire – On the evening of Wednesday, June 2, Reyhaneh Sadat Raeesi appeared on a special talk show hosted by the state-owned Student News Network to talk about her father Ebrahim Raeesi’s presidential candidacy. It followed a previous surprise appearance by Sepideh Shabestari, the wife of fellow candidate Abdolnasser Hemmati. On the show, Reyhaneh Sadat Raeesi emphasized that her father’s …

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Despite U.S. Concessions, the IAEA Can Take Tehran to Task

newsweek – Rafael Grossi, the director general of the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), is losing patience with Iran’s nuclear duplicity. Last week, he took Tehran to task for failing to explain uranium traces found in at least two sites during agency visits to the Islamic Republic of Iran. This is a “big problem” that damages Iran’s credibility, Grossi explained. He demanded …

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