Iran’s LPG exports near 2-year high in July and Aug on China demand

Iran’s LPG exports are set to stay near two-year peaks of around 500,000 mt in July and August, meeting China’s voracious appetite for cheaper petrochemical feedstock given the increase in the number of its propane dehydrogenation plants, trade sources said.

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Iran’s ‘hostage diplomacy’ traps foreign nationals

The 67-year-old German-Iranian activist Nahid Taghavi is still in detention after being arrested in the Iranian capital in October 2020. Last week, an Islamic Revolutionary Court sentenced her to 10 years and eight months detention on charges of engaging in political activity.

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Pakistan says naval drill with Iran was ‘unplanned’

A day-long sea exercise conducted by Pakistan and Iran’s navies in the Arabian Gulf on Tuesday was unplanned and part of a “goodwill gesture,” a spokesman for the Pakistan navy has said, rejecting media reports that it was based on a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the two countries.

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Israel warns citizens they could be targeted by Iran

The National Security Council issued a travel advisory Monday, warning that Iran may still try to attack Israelis overseas, amid increased international travel following Israel’s rapid vaccination drive.

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EU and U.S. appeasement of Iran’s mullahs is dangerous

After spending most of last week in Brussels, American Secretary of State Antony Blinken will be reporting back to President Joe Biden on the progress of a shared U.S.-European Union approach to the Iranian regime and its clandestine attempts to build a nuclear weapon.

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