Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «iran»

August 6, 2018 2:02 PM Iran lifts ban on currency exchanges as U.S. sanctions loom

The ban on the exchange offices, introduced in March, had left the offices idle overnight: gone were the familiar, daily long lines of Iranians waiting to buy or sell dollars. The measure also backfired, and the black market flourished. Hemmati said the government’s decision in April to enforce a single exchange rate to the dollar had caused “serious 14

July 31, 2018 12:31 AM Trump open to meeting with Iranian leader, but Iran rules it out

“With current America and these policies, there will definitely not be the possibility of dialogue and engagement, and the United States has shown that it is totally unreliable,” Qassemi said at the news conference, which was carried by Iran’s state news media. Given the American repudiation of the nuclear agreement and the restored sanctions, Qassemi 17

June 23, 2018 10:05 PM Syrian children's choir not to attend festival over fears about U.S. travel

Tang says most of the choir members immigrated to Canada within the last two years, and some parents worried that travel documents from their home country would raise red flags under a U.S. policy that bans travellers from five majority-Muslim countries: Iran, Libya, Somalia, Syria and Yemen. It also affects two non-Muslim countries, blocking travellers 13

June 20, 2018 2:07 PM Ronaldo scores record-setting goal in win over Morocco

Portugal star's 85th marker the most ever for a European national team Cristiano Ronaldo has made European football history by scoring in a 1-0 win for Portugal that also meant Morocco was the first team eliminated from the World Cup in Russia. Ronaldo's header in the fourth minute was his fourth goal at this year's tournament, and his 85th for his country 126

June 19, 2018 8:07 PM Wednesday World Cup preview: Ronaldo and Portugal look to eliminate Morocco

That should make it an easier day for Suarez, who has 51 international goals and is Uruguay’s all-time top scorer. This tournament is a chance for Suarez to play controversy-free soccer at this year’s World Cup. He was sent off for a handball against Ghana in the quarterfinals of the 2010 tournament, earning a suspension that had him on the sidelines 11

June 15, 2018 5:31 PM Own-goal earns Iran 1-0 win over Morocco at World Cup

ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA — An own-goal in the fifth minute of injury time gifted Iran a 1-0 victory over Morocco on Friday at the World Cup. Only on the field as a 77th-minute substitute, Morocco striker Aziz Bouhaddouz dived to reach a curling cross from the left but headed the ball past his own goalkeeper. While Bouhaddouz buried his face in the turf and was consoled 13

June 15, 2018 5:24 PM Own goal in injury time lifts Iran over Morocco at World Cup

Aziz Bouhaddouz heads free kick into his own net for lone goal of match An own-goal in the fifth minute of injury time gifted Iran a 1-0 victory over Morocco on Friday at the World Cup. Only on the field as a 77th-minute substitute, Morocco striker Aziz Bouhaddouz dived to reach a curling cross from the left but headed the ball past his own goalkeeper 21

June 12, 2018 7:54 PM Paris hostages freed, suspect arrested after 4-hour standoff

There were at least three hostages at first, but one was reportedly freed shortly after the drama began at about 4 p.m., police union official Yves Lefebvre said. The freed hostage was reportedly doused with gasoline and hit in the face as he was freed, according to Lefebvre. The information could not be officially confirmed. The male suspect reportedly 15

May 21, 2018 3:48 PM U.S. issues steep list of demands for nuclear treaty with Iran

Requirements include foreign-policy overhaul and cessation of all uranium enrichment The United States issued a steep list of demands on Monday to be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the deal scuttled by President Donald Trump and threatened "the strongest sanctions in history" if Tehran doesn't change course. Drawing sharp contrasts 35

May 15, 2018 11:49 PM U.S. hits head of Iran’s central bank with terror sanctions

WASHINGTON—The United States designated the head of Iran’s central bank as a terrorist on Tuesday and barred anyone around the world from doing business with him, escalating financial pressure on Iran in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the nuclear deal. Valiollah Seif, the governor of the Iranian central bank, was named a “specially 23