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Iranian oil sales ‘on rise’ despite all sanctions & rhetoric – report

The International Energy Agency says Tehran’s crude sales are rising, now edging over a million barrels a day. European and US sanctions were imposed to pressure Iran over its nuclear programme, which Tehran maintains is purely peaceful. But Iran’s resources are still a hot commodity across the region – with Turkey, China and India currently […]

‘Israel led by lunatics, tough talk on Iran just demagogy’

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned threats by Israel and the US to strike Iran. This comes after Tehran rejected as a ‘political move’ the latest report by the IAEA which claimed the country has doubled its nuclear capacity. For expert opinion on the story, RT talks to Eric Draitser, who’s a geopolitical analyst […]

‘NAM summit a direct challenge to US hegemony in region’

The UN chief Ban Ki-moon, who’s at the meeting despite U.S. objections, says Iran can play a role in halting the war in Syria. Tehran’s own international issues, including its disputed nuclear programme, are also part of discussions. Writer Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich thinks Tehran is still being quite courteous… RT LIVE Subscribe to RT! […]

‘US becoming increasingly isolated’

The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has arrived in Tehran to take part in the Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement, a bloc of countries that don’t consider themselves in union with the U.S. Washington has voiced criticism of the UN chief’s visit to Iran and of the gathering in general. Despite Iran’s willingness and […]

‘Iran’s destruction – ultimate purpose of West’

Syria may not be rich in oil, but its key location would likely make it a very convenient transit country for Central Asian gas and Iranian oil. Speaking to RT, journalist Kris Janssen also said if Syria’s regime was toppled, Tehran would be next. TRANSCRIPT: RT LIVE Subscribe to RT! Like us […]

‘Iran sanctions genocidal, kill ordinary people’

Iran and the UN nuclear watchdog will resume talks on Friday – more than two months after the previous, failed, round. Iran insists it only wants peaceful energy, but the West thinks a bomb’s in the making. Hopes aren’t high for these negotiations either – and, all the while, sanctions from the U.S. and Europe […]

Israel to attack Iran before US election in November – media report

Israeli media says a military strike on Iran could be imminent and could take place in the coming months. Tel Aviv has long threatened to attack, saying international sanctions against the country over its nuclear plans are not enough. But, as Anastasia Churkina reports, an early use of force by Israel could leave Barack Obama […]

Why is once-friendly Iran now US foe number-one?

It was one of the biggest scandals of the Reagan presidency – revelations that Washington had been breaking an arms embargo on Iran, and using the profits to fund the anti-communist opposition in Nicaragua. The so-called Iran-Contra affair shook the country to its foundations, exposing America’s flagrant breaching of international law. RT LIVE Subscribe […]

Final words before war? Israel threatens Iran if nuke talks fail

Crucial talks are underway in Moscow to try to break the long-running stalemate over Iran’s nuclear programme. Tehran is meeting the group of six world powers as Europe and the US prepare to slap their toughest sanctions to date on the Islamic republic. Israel is calling on its allies to threaten Iran convincingly with military […]

‘Israeli strike on Iran means new war for US’

Read full script If Israel strikes Iran on its own accord it would involuntarily drag the US into a new war in the Middle East – one that America is very reluctant to fight, Yiftah Shapir, the head of the Middle East Military Balance Project, shared with RT. Subscribe to RT! Watch RT […]