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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the bombs dropped on the innocent people of Yemen and the jet fighters pouring them are of American origin. Speaking to reporters on Saturday in Tehran, Zarif once again dismissed the “baseless” claims raised by the US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, about Iran’s supply of missiles to Yemen.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday he does not see the need for a stepped-up military posture against Iran, the day after a top diplomat said evidence shows Tehran is supporting Huthi rebels in Yemen.
Iranian ambassador to the UK denounced allegations raised by US Ambassador to UN Nikki Haley against Iran at the Defense Intelligence Agency stressing that such accusations could not be proven.
An earthquake measuring 4 on the Richter scale jolted Hojdak in Ravar city area in southeastern Iranian province of Kerman on Saturday.
Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said on Friday that Japan supports the Iran nuclear agreement and confirms no violations by Tehran.
The House passed a bill today that could inhibit the sale of commercial aircraft to Iran, potentially running afoul of the landmark 2015 nuclear accord.
The sharp rise in departure tax, proposed to the parliament in the budget bill for the next fiscal year (starting March 21, 2018), is in part aimed at encouraging the public to opt for domestic trips, but travel experts and officials deem it unattainable.
Iranian 1st Vice-President Es’hagh Jahanigiri said on Sat. that the country needs the experiences of other countries across the world if it wants to improve its economic conditions.
Iran’s largest auto manufacturer, Iran Khodro Industrial Group (IKCO), has opened production line for two new vehicles on Saturday.
The Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif believes that the elements of power have changed in the world of today and human rights is one of the factors influencing power equations in the world of today.