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Iran beat Morocco with 95th-minute own goal

Iran beat Morocco with 95th-minute own goal

Aziz Bouhaddouz headed an own goal in the fifth minute of stoppage time to give Iran a stunning 1-0 victory over Morocco in the first Group B game of the World Cup on Friday.

India's top bank to stop handling Iran oil payments

India's top bank to stop handling Iran oil payments

The move comes after US President Donald Trump pulled out of an international nuclear deal with Iran on May 8.

Trump, Iran spar over oil prices ahead of Opec meeting

Trump, Iran spar over oil prices ahead of Opec meeting

US President Donald Trump and Iran exchanged sharp words over oil prices on Wednesday, with Trump blaming Opec for high oil prices and Tehran accusing him of stoking volatility after he withdrew last month from a global nuclear arms deal with Iran.

Iran, Venezuela supply gap to dominate OPEC meet: IEA

Iran, Venezuela supply gap to dominate OPEC meet: IEA

An oil production shortfall in Iran and Venezuela may force OPEC and Russia to decide later this month to open their taps, the International Energy Agency said Wednesday.

Indian woman chess star boycotts Iran event over headscarf law

Indian woman chess star boycotts Iran event over headscarf law

One of India's top women chess players has pulled out of an upcoming championship in Iran in protest at having to wear a headscarf.

Iran warns N.Korea: Trump could cancel deal before getting home

Iran warns N.Korea: Trump could cancel deal before getting home

Iran warned North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday against trusting US President Donald Trump, saying he could cancel their denuclearisation agreement within hours.

Iran's Revolutionary Guards kill six who crossed border from Iraq

Iran's Revolutionary Guards kill six who crossed border from Iraq

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards killed six militants who had crossed the border from Iraq and intended to carry out operations inside the Islamic Republic, Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour, the head of the Guards ground forces, said on Sunday, according to state media.

As G7 feuds, Xi and Putin play up their own club

As G7 feuds, Xi and Putin play up their own club

The leaders of China and Russia Sunday praised the expansion of their regional security bloc at a summit which put on a show of unity contrasting with the acrimonious G7 meeting.

Iran to increase oil production by 460mn barrels in three years

Iran to increase oil production by 460mn barrels in three years

Iran is pursuing a plan to increase its oil output by 460 million barrels within three years, oil minister Bijan Zanganeh said on Saturday, according to SHANA, the news site of the Iranian oil ministry.

Boeing says it will not deliver any aircraft to Iran

Boeing says it will not deliver any aircraft to Iran

Boeing will not deliver aircraft to Iran in light of US sanctions, effectively aborting a pair of large contracts with Iranian carriers, a Boeing spokesman said Wednesday.

Iran's uranium enrichment plans  close to  "red line" - French minister

Iran's uranium enrichment plans close to "red line" - French minister

Iran's declaration that it could increase its uranium enrichment capacity if a nuclear deal with world powers falls apart risks sailing close to the "red line", France's foreign minister said on Wednesday.

Iran tells UN it will hike uranium enrichment capacity

Iran tells UN it will hike uranium enrichment capacity

Iran has notified the International Atomic Energy Agency that it has launched a plan to increase its uranium enrichment capacity, nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi said Tuesday.