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Warsaw refuses to rally anti-Iran coalition

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Polish Prime Minister announced that his country would not join the US maritime coalition to escort ships in the Persian Gulf. He stressed that Poland's position...
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Zarif praises Macron’s proposals on Iran’s nuclear crisis

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said in an interview with AFP on Friday that French President Emmanuel Macron's proposals to try to make progress in the...
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Iran offers homemade missile system

IRAN, TEHRAN (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iran on Thursday unveiled what it called a locally-made long-range surface-to-air missile defense system, at a time of heightened tension with the United States. Iran shot down a US...
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Greek Prime Minister: Iranian tanker is not on its way to Greece

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Iranian tanker the United States wants to seize is not on its way to Greece, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis told France 24 television on Thursday. The tanker...
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Swedish television: Iran may release British tanker Stina Impero soon

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Stockholm has "very strong indications" that British oil tanker Stena Impero, seized by Iran last month in the Strait of Hormuz, will be released soon, Swedish television...
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Iran unveils homemade missile defense organization

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iran unveiled a new long-range missile defense organization on Thursday as Tehran and Washington escalated differences. Iranian officials previously said that the "Power 373" is the first long-range...
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Athens says Iranian tanker “not heading to Greece”

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Iranian oil tanker Adrian Daria, which the United States wants to intercept on suspicion of seeking to transport oil to Syria, is not heading for Greece,...
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Zarif refers to “points of agreement” with Macron on the nuclear file

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Thursday there were "points of agreement" with French President Emmanuel Macron in efforts to salvage the nuclear deal, on the...
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Iranian missiles, able to bypass the Israeli Arrow 3

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Israel currently has anti-aircraft systems to intercept ballistic missiles. One of these best-performing systems is the Arrow 3. However, the characteristics of the Iranian missile Sejjil show...
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Iranian oil tanker crashes in the Red Sea

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- An Iranian oil tanker was hit Tuesday morning by a technical malfunction in the Red Sea north of the Saudi port of Yanbu, according to local media. The...
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Rouhani warns: International waterways will not be as “safe” as before

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned on Wednesday that international waterways would not be "as secure" if Tehran were prevented from exporting its oil. "If Iran is prevented from...
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Zarif threatens a new step if his country’s gains in the nuclear deal are...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that if Iran's gains in the nuclear deal are not maintained, it will take the third step in reducing...
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Central Bank of Iran: Our oil exports are still continuing

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) --cIran's oil sales are growing steadily, despite attempts by the United States to zero it, Iran's central bank governor said on Wednesday. He added, "Iranian oil sales exist and...
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Turkey will host a three-way summit in September with the participation of Russia and...

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Turkey will host a three-way summit in September with the participation of Russia and Iran, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Gulen said. Speaking at a press conference on Wednesday, following...
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Greece: We have not received an order from the Iranian oil tanker for anchoring

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Greece said on Tuesday it had not received a request from a disputed oil tanker between Iran and the United States to dock at one of its...
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Official: US conveyed its strong position to Greece on the Iranian tanker

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The United States conveyed its "strong position" to the Greek government over the Iranian tanker, who sailed to Greece on Monday after being held in Gibraltar, a...
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US Secretary of State: The release of the Iranian oil tanker is unfortunate

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a television interview on Monday that allowing an Iranian oil tanker held in Gibraltar to leave was regrettable. "It is...
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Iranian oil tanker did not request anchoring in Greece ports (Minister)

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- The Greek Maritime Trade Minister Ioannis Plakotakis confirmed on Tuesday that the Iranian oil tanker "Adrian Daria" which left two days ago Gibraltar did not request anchoring...
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Iran announces Zarif’s visit to France on Friday and his meeting with Macron

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will travel to Paris on Friday for talks with his French counterpart and President Emmanuel Macron, the official IRNA news agency...
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Iran warns US not to seize its oil tanker again

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (VOP TODAY NEWS) -- Tehran said on Monday it had warned Washington against making another attempt to seize its tanker, which sailed from Gibraltar after six weeks in captivity in the...