Leader: US provoking regional states against Iran
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Monday the United States is trying to stoke a “regional conflict” by provoking its ally Saudi Arabia and certain other countries to confront Iran.
Minister says UK determined to stick to JCPOA, hopes US will do so
With only 12 days to May 12 deadline set by US President Donald Trump for Washington and Europe to address the issues he has with the Iran nuclear deal – also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) – major efforts have been undertaken by other signatories, particularly the European states, to the agreement to persuade the White House to refrain from withdrawing from the international treaty.
UK picks new home secretary after resignation blow
British Prime Minister Theresa May appointed a former banker of South Asian origin as home secretary on Monday, trying to draw a line under an immigration scandal threatening her authority as she negotiates Brexit.
Armenia opposition leader nominated for PM
Armenian opposition leader Nikol Pashinyan on Monday was formally nominated for the post of prime minister by his supporters, inching closer to victory after two weeks of protests that transformed the country’s political landscape.
Double Kabul bombing kills 25, including nine reporters
A coordinated double suicide bombing by the Daesh terror group hit central Kabul on Monday morning, killing at least 25 people, including nine Afghan journalists, officials said.
Qassemi: US-Saudi Arabia partnership fuels regional insecurity
Iran Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that a partnership between the US and Saudi Arabia is aimed at fueling insecurity in the region.
Putin, Macron call for full implementation of JCPOA
French President Emmanuel Macron has stepped up his efforts to save the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement which is on the edge of collapse because of the US threats to withdraw from the deal.