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White House skeptical Iran ready to restart nuclear talks

Oct. 27, 2021 17:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Wednesday responded skeptically after Iran's chief negotiator announced that Tehran was ready to return to nuclear negotiations in Vienna by the end of next month. Ali Bagheri, Iran's deputy foreign minister and chief negotiator for...

Iran's president says cyberattack meant to create 'disorder'

Oct. 27, 2021 13:09 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's president said Wednesday that a cyberattack which paralyzed every gas station in the Islamic Republic was designed to get “people angry by creating disorder and disruption,” as long lines still snaked around the pumps a day after the incident...

Dutch court convicts Iranian refugee on terror charges

Oct. 27, 2021 10:33 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A court in the Netherlands convicted an Iranian refugee Wednesday of preparing and financing terror attacks in his homeland targeting the Iranian government and its supporters. The 42-year-old man was sentenced to four years imprisonment. ...

Iran's president says cyberattack targeting gas stations aimed to get 'people angry by creating disorder and disruption'

Oct. 27, 2021 04:42 AM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's president says cyberattack targeting gas stations aimed to get 'people angry by creating disorder and disruption.'

American-Iranian man detained in Iran undergoes surgery

Oct. 26, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — An 84-year-old Iranian-American man who has been detained in Iran for more than five years underwent surgery on Tuesday to clear a blockage in an artery to the brain that his family and supporters have described as life-threatening. The surgery on...

Iranian firm to rehabilitate power station in war-torn Syria

Oct. 26, 2021 10:42 AM EDT

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria’s electricity ministry signed a $115 million contract Tuesday with an Iranian company to rehabilitate a power station in a central province of the war-torn country, state media reported. Under the agreement involving the two allies — who...

Iran says cyberattack closes gas stations across country

Oct. 26, 2021 09:28 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A cyberattack crippled gas stations across Iran on Tuesday, leaving angry motorists stranded in long lines. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which rendered useless the government-issued electronic cards that...

Iran state television says gas stations across the Islamic Republic targeted in cyberattack that's stopped fueling

Oct. 26, 2021 07:46 AM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran state television says gas stations across the Islamic Republic targeted in cyberattack that's stopped fueling.

UN: Iran executes people at `alarming rate' -- 250 in 2020

Oct. 25, 2021 22:18 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran executed over 250 people, including at least four child offenders, in 2020 and so far this year has carried out 230 executions that included nine women and one child who was executed in secret, the U.N. independent investigator on human rights in Iran said Monday....

Officials: Iran behind drone attack on US base in Syria

Oct. 25, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say they believe Iran was behind the drone attack last week at the military outpost in southern Syria where American troops are based. Officials said Monday the U.S. believes that Iran resourced and encouraged the attack, but that the...