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Europeans Plan New Iran Push But May Be Nearing End Of Diplomatic Road

Radiofarda – Britain, France and Germany plan a new push to keep Iran in the 2015 nuclear deal despite Tehran’s threat to violate one of its central limits, but they may be nearing the end of the diplomatic road they embarked on more than 15 years ago. The E3 countries have strained to keep the accord between major powers and …

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Rocket Hits Site Of Foreign Oil Firms In Iraq’s Basra

Radiofarda – A rocket struck the site of the residential and operations headquarters of several global major oil companies, including U.S. giant ExxonMobil, near Iraq’s southern city of Basra early on Wednesday, wounding three people, Iraq’s military said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility. It came after two separate attacks in as many days on bases housing U.S. military …

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Iran Reports A Huge Drop In GDP As Sanctions Halt Oil Exports

Radiofarda – Iran’s gross domestic product, including oil production, shrank 4.9 percent in fiscal year 2018-19 compared with the year before, according to the latest report by Statistical Center of Iran’s (SCI). Based on the report, published on SCI’s website on June 16, Iran’s overall GDP figure stood at 7,130 trillion rials ($52 billion at current market exchange rates) for …

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Strait Of Hormuz: Imbalance of Forces And Guerilla Warfare

Radiofarda – The deployment of 1,000 more US troops to the Middle East highlights the imbalance of forces in the region between Washington and Tehran, which is experienced in maritime guerilla warfare and likely to avoid full-scale battles, experts say. Washington has not specified when and where the new contingent will be deployed, but it comes less than three weeks …

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US Navy says mine fragments, magnet point to Iran in Gulf tanker attack

Al-Arabia – The United States Navy on Wednesday displayed limpet mine fragments and a magnet it said it had removed from one of two oil tankers attacked in the Gulf of Oman last week, saying the mines bore a striking resemblance to Iranian ones.The United States, waging a “maximum pressure” sanctions campaign against Iran to curb its nuclear and regional …

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