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Iran to build more ships, boost naval presence

The Iranian navy has announced plans to build more warships and increase its presence in international waters at a time of growing tension in the Middle East over Tehran's nuclear programme.

June 21, 2012 5:16
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Iran nuclear talks “intense” but no breakthrough

Talks "intense and tough" at first of 2-day talks-EU; Six powers, Iran set out positions in 5-hour meeting; Israel threatens air strikes, new sanctions loom.

June 19, 2012 10:53
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Iran nuclear talks resume in nervous atmosphere

Six powers demand concession from Iran over nuclear work; No breakthrough seen in Moscow, talks likely to continue; Israel threatens air strikes, West tightens sanctions

June 18, 2012 11:10
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Iran wrangles with world powers ahead of nuclear talks

The comments - made in a letter from Ali Bagheri to his European counterpart - are the latest volley in an apparently escalating spat over preparations for the next round of meetings in Moscow on June 18-19.

June 11, 2012 10:21
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Iran talks show common ground, disagreement-US

A first day of talks between Iran and world powers about a nuclear programme that the West suspects is aimed…

May 26, 2012 9:28
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Iran’s oil exports halt decline in May

Exports steady in May after falls in March, April; Crude held in floating storage rises to 36 million barrels; more buyers set to curb purchases from July

May 23, 2012 11:44

US Senate to consider new Iran sanctions Thursday

Reid to ask for 'unanimous consent' on sanctions; Would put more pressure on Iran's oil sector; Comes ahead of Iran's May 23 meeting with world powers; "Iran must either willfully commit to terminating its nuclear program or we will force their hand through crippling sanctions," said Democratic Senator Robert Menendez.

May 17, 2012 9:06