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EP resolution against Iran Iran warns of retaliatory measures if EU member countries designate IRGC a terrorist organization   

Last week, the European parliament adopted a resolution asking member countries to designate the IRGC a terrorist organization over its alleged “terrorist activities, suppression of protests, and supplying of drones to Russia”

Iranian oil to Lebanon Hezbollah claims the US is preventing Iranian oil supply to Lebanon, leaving millions to suffer

Iran had offered free fuel to crisis-hit Lebanon to address shortages that have affected almost all economic activities in the country. Most of Lebanon is able to get just two hours of electricity each day due to the severe shortage

Iranian defense minister denies Ukraine's claims Iran says there is no evidence of its drones being used by Russia in Ukraine

Iran said that at a meeting held to discuss this issue, Ukrainian officials were not able to provide any evidence to back the claim that its drones were being used in the Ukraine war

Iran nuclear deal US imposes fresh sanctions on companies allegedly involved in Iranian oil trade  

Efforts to revive the JCPOA were stalled last month after the US failed to respond to the Iranian demand of guarantees against any future withdrawal as well as the termination of an IAEA investigation 

SCO meet Iran joins China’s Shanghai Cooperation Organization as full member

On the first day of the summit meeting, SCO permanent members China and Russia jointly criticized US provocations and policies towards Ukraine, Taiwan, and elsewhere, calling them attempts to create a unipolar world

Iran nuclear deal in limbo: Who wins and loses?

Rania Khalek of BreakThrough News explains why the Iran nuclear deal is not progressing. She talks about how the US and Israel are working together to scuttle the deal at the last moment

IAEA investigation Iran Iran nuclear deal prospects dim again

Crucial midterm elections in the US and Israeli national elections are possible reasons for the delay in addressing Iranian concerns regarding an IAEA investigation

Iran nuclear deal talks Iran awaits US response to its demands in latest move to revive the nuclear deal  

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell claimed on Monday that talks in Vienna have concluded and the parties must now say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to the final text of the agreement as there is no room for further negotiations

NPT review conference Majority of countries in West Asia call for region to be a nuclear-free zone

Several Arab and Middle Eastern countries underlined the need of a nuclear free zone in the region, and claimed that Israel’s continued refusal to join disarmament regimes remains the biggest hurdle in achieving the same

Iran nuclear deal Rift emerges between the US and EU over fate of Iran nuclear deal?

On the same day when EU officials insisted on the deal’s revival, Brett McGurk, US President Joe Biden’s aide on the Middle East, said that the revival is “highly unlikely” and hinted at more sanctions against Iran 

From invading Iraq to Guaidó’s flop: the CV of coup-plotter John Bolton

In a recent interview with CNN, former US National Security Advisor John Bolton affirmed his role in coups abroad. The hardliner was an architect of the invasion of Iraq, and most recently, played a role in the attempted coup against Venezuelan President Maduro.

Fresh US sanctions on Iran Fresh US sanctions on Iran despite claims of wanting to revive nuclear deal

The current round of sanctions add to the numerous rounds of similar coercive measures imposed by the US on Iran after the Donald Trump administration unilaterally withdrew from the multi-party JCPOA in May 2018