Iran’s coverage: President Rouhani says Iran will respond to any new U.S. sanctions

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Iranian president vows US bans will not go unanswered

President Hassan Rouhani has denounced the US House of Representatives’ approval of a draft law on fresh sanctions against Iran, saying the Islamic Republic would “definitely”​ give a proportionate response to the hostile move.

US House approves new sanctions against Iran, Russia, N Korea

The Republican-controlled US House of Representatives votes overwhelmingly to impose new sanctions against Iran, Russia and North Korea.


New US sanctions clear breach of JCPOA

Leader’s senior adviser Ali Akbar Velayati described adoption of new sanctions by the US Congress as clear violation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Zarif: Lebanese Army victory in Arsal lesson for Islamic world

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Lebanese Army and resistance victory in Arsal city could be a lesson for the Islamic world.


US Congress sanctions bill violates JCPOA

Iran’s Deputy FM Araghchi said Wed. that the US Congress sanctions bill on Iran is a “hostile move” and in “clear violation” of the nuclear deal.


Iran to launch 50 medical centers for Hajj pilgrims

An Iranian official said here on Wednesday that the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) is going to establish 50 medical centers in the holy cities of Mecca and Medina to provide medical services for the Iranian pilgrims during this year Hajj rituals.


France says U.S. sanctions on Iran, Russia look illegal

France’s foreign ministry on Wednesday said new U.S. sanctions against Iran, Russia and North Korea appeared at odds with international law due to their extra-territorial reach.


Iran, Russia to speed up implementation of nuclear projects: Official

Iran and Russia enjoy good cooperation in the area of nuclear energy, spokesman for Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said Tuesday evening adding that the two sides intend to increase the pace of projects implementation.

Deputy Top Commander: Iran’s Armed Forces to give crushing response to US mischiefs

Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri warned US President Donald Trump’s administration about its moves in the region, saying that Tehran will give tough response to Washington’s uncalculated actions.


Iranians to stage protests against oppression of Palestinians, Rohingya Muslims Friday

The Iranian people from all walks of life plan to stage massive demonstrations in five provinces this Friday to condemn recent heinous crimes committed against the Palestinian nation and also the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.