Iran strongly condemned new sanctions imposed by the EU and Britain and said it would retaliate, after the West stepped up pressure on Iran over its crackdown on protests.
A Ukrainian investigation found that Iranian-built drones Russian forces are using in Ukraine consist of components made in the US and Europe.
The warning came as world powers and Iran gather in Vienna to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal after a five-month hiatus.
Tel Aviv expressed concern over the willingness to lift sanctions and allow billions in US dollars to flow into Iran in exchange for insufficient nuclear restrictions ahead of the Vienna discussions.
The Iranian Revolution claimed to represent the voice of the poor when coming to power in 1979, but this week arrested a rapper who voices the struggles of the poor.
The Islamic republic has also built a 1,000-km pipeline to carry its oil from Goreh, in the southwestern Bushehr province, to the new terminal in the country's southeast.
Websites that appear to have been abruptly taken offline by US authorities include state television English-language arm Press TV. Others include Yemeni Houthi rebels' Al Masirah satellite news channel.
The two rivals held first direct talks in years, but experts say several sticking points remain.
Since January, Iran has begun enriching uranium at up to 20 percent purity, a technical step away from weapons-grade levels.
UN Special Rapporteur on Iran calls for easing of US sanctions on Iran.
US says it's disappointed by Tehran’s rejection to join a meeting but remained ready to "re-engage in meaningful diplomacy" and would consult with the other major powers.
The State Department has said the US would accept an invitation from the European Union to attend a meeting of the participants in the original agreement.
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