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UAE President Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed sends condolence on Iran President’s death

The UAE’s leaders have sent their messages of condolence along with other world leaders on the death of Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi

JABRAYAIL, AZERBAIJAN - MAY 19: (EDITOR’S NOTE: This Handout image was provided by a third-party organization and may not adhere to Getty Images’ editorial policy.) In this handout image supplied by the Office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi Meets with Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev as they inaugurate the Qiz Qalasi Dam, constructed on the Aras River on the joint borders between Iran and Azerbaijan, after which his helicopter has reportedly crashed near the city of Jolfa, on the border with Azerbaijan on May 19, 2024 in Jabrayil, Azerbaijan. (Photo by Office of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran via Getty Images)

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi dies in helicopter crash

Iran’s President along with the country’s foreign minister were en route from East Azerbaijan to Tabriz when their helicopter experienced difficulties due to heavy fog

Iran’s advisory council member dies of coronavirus

Mohammad Mir-Mohammadi was a member of the Expediency Council

UAE bans citizens from travelling to Iran and Thailand

The move come amidst efforts to contain the spread of the coronavirus outbreak in Iran

Iranian passenger plane crash-lands in southwest province

The Caspian Airlines plane skidded off the runway and onto a nearby road shortly after landing at Mahshahr airport

Iran says Ukrainian jet was downed by two short-range missiles

The Tor-M1 missiles targeting the Kyiv-bound Boeing 737-800 jetliner were launched from the north

Iran may seek US help in jet crash probe through UN treaty

The 737-800 Ukraine International Airlines jet crashed on Wednesday morning, killing all 176 people onboard

Iran plane crash: All 176 people onboard Boeing 737 flight bound for Ukraine killed

The 737-800 Ukraine International Airlines jet crashed on Wednesday morning

France tells Iran to abide to nuclear deal

The move comes days after France, Britain and Germany issued a joint statement urging Iran not to break the terms of the deal

UK-flagged tanker reported ‘safe and well’ after stop in Gulf

Iran had threatened to seize the ship in retaliation for the capture of Iranian supertanker Grace 1 in Gibraltar


OPEC set to extend oil supply cut as Iran endorses pact

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid Al Falih said the deal would most likely be extended by nine months

US wants UN to ban nuclear ballistic missile work by Iran

The United States, Britain and France have accused Tehran of flouting current UN restrictions

US condemns Iran missile test

President Donald Trump pulled out of an international nuclear agreement in May and reimposed sanctions on Tehran

Sanctions unlikely to stop Iran oil exports completely – Saudi adviser

Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz if it cannot sell its oil

Magnitude 5.9 earthquake injures nearly 130 in western Iran

State media said that two earlier earthquakes had damaged buildings

Obama issued secret licence to help Iran withdraw $5.7bn from Omani bank

The arrangement reportedly came about after Iran complained it was not reaping the benefits of the 2016 nuclear deal

US promises “strongest sanctions in history” on Iran

Pompeo demanded sweeping changes that would force Iran to reverse the recent spread of its military and political influence

Macron says EU firms will make their own call on Iran business

The world’s largest container shipping firm AP Moller-Maersk has followed France’s Total in saying it will quit Iran

Saudi, UAE, Bahrain support US withdrawal from Iran deal

Ordinary Saudis rejoiced at the announcement, tweeting photos of Trump and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

Iran’s Arabs report crackdown as regional tension simmers

Arab demonstrators say Iran should not be spending money in Syria, Iraq and Yemen while people at home are struggling

Iran says US is pushing Riyadh to confront Tehran

Khamenei said the US was provoking “inexperienced rulers of the region” in an apparent reference to Saudi Arabia’s 32-year-old crown prince

Trump and France’s Macron seek new measures on Iran

Macron is using a three-day state visit to the United States as a high-stakes bid to salvage the Iran nuclear deal

Iran sets limit for citizen’s foreign currency holdings

The Iranian currency fell to an all-time low this week on concerns of more US sanctions

Iran warns Trump he would regret dropping nuclear deal

Iran has warned that it would ramp up its nuclear programme if the JCPOA collapses

US considers whether to stay in Iran nuclear deal

The prospect of Washington reneging on the agreement has worried some US partners

Iran urges Europe to help promote dialogue in Gulf, end arms sales

Iran’s foreign minister said countries who blamed Iran or Qatar for terrorism were trying to avoid taking responsibility for their own failures

Iran’s Rouhani backs Qatar, rejects “siege”

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut ties with Qatar on June 5

Iran launches offshore gas projects in Gulf

Iran’s five new projects will put it on an equal footing with Qatar in exploiting the offshore gas field

Iran needs ‘no one’s permission’ to build missiles – President

Iran says its missile tests are not covered by the nuclear deal

Iran pushes for dialogue with Gulf Arab states

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani last week travelled to Oman and Kuwait to try improve ties