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Iran eyes private oil exports to help beat U.S. sanctions

Iran will allow private companies to export crude oil, part of a strategy to counter U.S. sanctions, and is urging fellow OPEC members, including regional rival Saudi Arabia, not to break output agreements, state media and officials said on Sunday.


Italy’s Fiat to be back in Iran: Official

The head of Iran’s Association of Automobile and Spare Parts Importers said Italy’s Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to resume its activities in Iran.

Iranian nation to go through important historic experience

Maj. Gen. Jafari the Commander-in-Chief of IRGC said on Sat. that the Iranian nation is on the verge of experiencing a historic event resulting in a “new era of distrust” toward the US.


EU’s package to save JCPOA not offered yet: Mogherini’s spokeswoman

Maja Kocijancic, the spokeswoman for EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, dismissed reports about sending a package of proposals to Iran to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers.


Iran calls on OPEC to remind members to adhere to production quota

Iran called on the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to prevent some members from increasing their output without seeking consensus with other members.


Senior MP says not optimist about FATF action plan on Iran

Senior Iranian lawmaker said on Saturday that he is not optimist about extension of Iran’s sanction waiver by the world’s financial watchdog.


10 police officers injured in Khorramshahr incident

Iran’s Deputy Interior Minister for Security Affairs Hossein Zolfaghari announced that an armed person injured 10 police officers and a civilian in the city of Khorramshahr in southwestern Iran.


US vessel carrying chemicals docked in regional waters

A senior spokesman for the Iranian Armed Forces reported the docking of a US cargo vessel carrying chemicals at the coast of a Persian Gulf littoral state, warning about a dangerous plot for US presence in Iraq and Syria.


Russian security chief warns unilateral moves on Iran deal undercut international law

Unilateral steps to disrupt major international agreements indicate clear evidence of efforts aimed at undermining international law, Russia’s Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev said at a meeting with top representatives of BRICS countries overseeing security issues.


Trump lawyer Giuliani steals show at anti-Iran event

US President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani has attended an event held by notorious MKO terrorists in Paris and called for regime change in Iran.