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Iran summons Swiss ambassador over US envoy ‘Irresponsible’ missile claim

Iran has responded to US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley’s statements concerning the evidence, the Trump administration allegedly has, proving that the Islamic republic had violated UN resolutions, exporting weapons to Houthi rebels in Yemen.


Sense of justice, securing citizens’ rights basis for peace in society: Rouhani

In a ceremony in the Islamic Summit Conference Building in Tehran on Tuesday, the first report on the ‘Charter on Citizens’ Rights’ was released in the presence of President Rouhani and ministers, deputy ministers and other government officials.


Iran says Trump cannot cause collapse of nuclear deal: TV

Iran said on Tuesday U.S. President Donald Trump cannot cause its nuclear deal with six major powers to collapse.

Araghchi: Water diplomacy most pressing matter in West Asia

Iran’s deputy FM Araghchi stressed the importance of ‘water diplomacy’ in West Asia, calling for a strategic approach toward water shortage in this region.


Iran raps US veto of UNSC resolution on Trump’s Jerusalem move

Iran has censured US for vetoing a UN Security Council resolution on Trump’s decision for embassy relocation, calling it against international security and violation of the rights of the Palestinian people.


On British-Iranian’s murder and UK police’s negligence

Murdered British-Iranian Bijan Ebrahimi’s family claiming his denied rights is of cardinal importance and can be fruitful for others and a serious step in fighting racial violence, wrote Iranian Ambassador to London.


Iran’s enemies waging economic war on Iran: Shamkhani

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani warned of enemies’ plots to undermine the country’s economy and public welfare by waging an economic war against the Islamic Republic.

Iran condemns US veto of UNSC resolution rejecting Trump’s al-Quds move

Iran has condemned Washington’s vetoing of a UN Security Council’s resolution aimed at voiding US President Donald Trump’s move to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel’s capital.


Enemies seeking to undermine Iran’s regional influence: Top General

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri underlined that after the collapse of Daesh (ISIS or ISIL) terrorist group in the Middle East, enemies are trying to create another sedition to weaken Iran’s regional influence.


France, U.S. ‘determined’ to up pressure on Iran over ballistic weapons

France and the United States are determined to “vigorously” raise pressure on Iran over its ballistic missile program, including possibly through sanctions, Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said during a visit to Washington.