Train derailment kills at least 17 in Iran.

Reports suggest that the train collided with an excavator near the desert city of Tabas. Updated by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1112 EAT on Wednesday 8th June 2022. 17 people have died after a passenger train derailed in eastern Iran, the semi-official Fars news agency has said, while over 50 passengers were seriously injured. The…

Pause needed in Iran nuclear talks, EU says.

Foreign policy chief Josep Borrell blames ‘external factors’ for the delay in reinstating Iran’s tattered nuclear accord with world powers. Published by Faith Barbara Namagembe at 1603 EAT on Friday 11/03/2022. The European Union’s foreign policy chief says “a pause” is needed in ongoing talks over Iran’s tattered nuclear deal with world powers, blaming “external…

Russia Wants “Equal Rights” In Iran Nuclear Deal

By Musisi Yiga John Updated at 2144 EAT on 07th March 2022. A revived Iranian nuclear deal must secure “equal rights” for everyone involved, Russia said on Monday, after Iran asked for details of Moscow’s demands for US guarantees on restoring the accord. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday that, before backing the…