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Arrest of Iranian tanker's captain in Gibraltar Captain and chief officer of the seized Iranian tanker arrested in Gibraltar

The seizure and the arrests came despite the fact that EU sanctions, which were a pretext for the seizure, do not have extraterritoriality

Aijaz Ahmad US Iran nuclear deal US policy vacuum is worsening the West Asia situation

Political analyst Aijaz Ahmad talks about the gaps in the US approach towards Iran — both in terms of policy and personnel — that have led to a war-like situation in the region.

Vienna meeting on iran nuclear deal European diplomats fail to take concrete steps to reassure Iran against US sanctions

The joint committee meeting in Vienna held on June 28 saw European diplomats launching INSTEX, a payment mechanism to continue trade with Iran

New US sanctions may not hurt Iran much but will jeopardize diplomacy

The sanctions on Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei and the leadership of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corp may be largely symbolic in nature but upcoming measures against foreign minister Javad Zarif could hit attempts at talks

US war on Iran What will be the impact of a US war on Iran?

A potential war by the US on Iran will have a disastrous impact on the global economy.

Iran shoots down drone Iran shooting down spy drone in its airspace is resistance to US aggression

This was immediately followed by US president Trump ordering an attack on several military targets in Iranian territory, only to be abruptly called off at the last minute.

US offensive against Iran Did the US almost launch a war against Iran?

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha talks about the situation in West Asia in the aftermath of reports of the US preparing to bomb Iran.

Have you heard of the CIA’s Iran Mission Center?

The rash belligerence against Iran is driven by, among others, a group of organizations, including the CIA’s Iran Mission Center which have one central mission – a war on Iran

US-Iran nuclear deal Iran to increase the production of enriched uranium for energy purposes

This marks a gradual withdrawal from a provision of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). As per the agreement, not complying with certain sections is allowed in case one or more signatories withdraws from the deal.

Iran US tankers attacks Iran and US on brink of war after alleged tanker attacks

Global oil prices have spiked after two tankers were allegedly attacked in the Gulf of Oman.

Image circulated by Iran's IRIB agency of burning Front Altair (Photo: IRIB news agency) Two tankers allegedly attacked in Gulf of Oman

The attacks come a month after a similar ‘attack’ on four tankers off a UAE port. The US blamed Iran for that incident without providing any evidence for the same

US threats against Iran Worldview with Aijaz Ahmad: West Asia hangs on a precipice

Political analyst Aijaz Ahmad talks about the US ramping up threats against Iran, its ability to exercise hegemony through control of financial institutions, and the response of European powers to the situation.

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