A Spanish Civil Guard boat sails in front of Iranian oil tanker Grace 1, anchored after being captured in July by British Marines off the coast of the British Mediterranean territory on suspicion of violating sanctions against Syria in the southern Strait of Gibraltar. Spain 13 August 2019. Photo: REUTERS / Jon Nazca

UK denies plan to release Iranian oil tanker

The British territory of Gibraltar will not yet release an Iranian tanker captured by Marines in the Mediterranean, despite a

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EU political director Helga Schmid and Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi are awaiting a bilateral meeting as part of nuclear talks with Iran at a hotel in Vienna, Austria, Sunday, July 28 2019. Photo: The Associated Press

Diplomats want to save nuclear deal with Iran

Iranian diplomats and five world powers pledged again on Sunday to save a major nuclear deal

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In this photo released by the official website of the Iranian Presidency's office, President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a meeting during his provincial tour of North Khorasan, Iran, on Sunday, 14 July 2019. (Photo: Office of the Iranian Presidency via AP)

EU seeks to reduce tensions in Persian Gulf

The nations of the European Union (EU) wanted to reduce tensions in the Persian Gulf region on Monday and

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From left to right, spokesman for the Iranian atomic agency Behrouz Kamalvandi, Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei and Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi attend a press conference in Tehran, Iran on Sunday, 7 July of 2019. Photo: AP Photo / Ebrahim Noroozi ...

Japan urges Iran to maintain nuclear deal and avoid new sanctions

Japan on Monday urged Iran to continue its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal with the major

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Donald Trump and Scott Morrison at a work dinner in Japan before the G20 summit. The prime minister says any US request to take part in a military action against Iran will be considered "on its merits." Photo: Lukas Coch / EPA

Scott Morrison: "We will" consider any US request to participate in military action

Scott Morrison, the Australian premier, says the country has not yet been invited to participate in any military action in the

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Donald Trump signs an executive order for additional sanctions against Iran and his leadership at the White House in Washington DC on June 24. Photo: Kevin Dietsch / POOL / EPA

Trump threatens 'obliteration' after Iran suggests he has a 'mental disorder'

The presidents of Iran and the United States exchanged insults with Hassan Rouhani suggesting that Donald Trump suffered from a

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