May 13, The Iran Project – Trump announces withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal; Iranian officials, world leaders react to US withdrawal from JCPOA; Iranian lawmakers set fire on JCPOA, US flag after Trump’s decision; Iranians rally in protest against US JCPOA exit; Afghanistan’s Minister of National Defense Lieutenant General Tariq Shah Bahrami, Bolivian Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Admiral Iran’s women futsal team crowned Asian Champions again; Iran’s women karate team claims Asian title; Iran FM Mohammad Javad Zarif travels to Beijing for talks with Chinese officials on JCPOA; Iran court sentences eight men to death over ISIS attack President Rouhani officially welcomes Sri Lankan counterpart are among major headlines dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (May 07–May 13).
Commander of Iran’s Border Guards Brigadier General Qassem Rezaei said on Sunday that Persian Gulf and Oman Sea should be administrated by interactions of regional governments.
President Donald Trump has announced his decision to withdraw the United States from Iran’s nuclear deal with the world powers and re-impose sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
The European Union’s diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini has said the bloc is “determined to preserve” the Iran nuclear deal.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stressed that Tehran has always complied to its commitments to the JCPOA, while the US has never complied with its commitments.
Iranian lawmakers have denounced US withdrawal from the 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement, introducing a motion that calls for “proportional and reciprocal” action by the government.
French President Emmanuel Macron has said that the US decision to leave the Iran nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), was a “mistake.”
Iranians have taken to the streets across the country to vent their anger at the US over its withdrawal from a 2015 nuclear deal and President Donald Trump’s incendiary rhetoric against Tehran.
British Prime Minister Theresa May has told US President Donald Trump that the UK and its EU partners will remain “firmly committed” to the Iran nuclear deal.
Highest-ranking military commanders of Iran and Bolivia in a meeting in Tehran weighed plans for enhanced defense cooperation between the two countries.
The most urgent needs of the Muslim world are ‘unity’ and ‘serious move toward progress in different sciences’, said Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution in a meeting with the participants of the International Congress on the Role of the Shia School in the Emergence and Development of Islamic Sciences on Saturday.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that Iran sees no limits in promotion of cooperation with Turkmenistan.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Director General of the Department of West Asian and North African Affairs at Chinese Foreign Ministry Deng Li emphasized the need to preserve Iran nuclear deal.
Afghanistan’s Defense Minister General Tariq Shah Bahrami said his country needs to work in close cooperation with Iran to ensure its security and stability.
Tehran Councilors appointed Mohammad Ali Afshani as Tehran Mayor on Sunday.
An Iranian court on Sunday sentenced eight men to death over attacks that killed 18 people at the parliament and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini’s mausoleum last year in the first deadly operation by ISIS in the country, state TV reported.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani officially welcomed his Sri Lankan counterpart Maithripala Sirisena at Saadabad Cultural and Historical Complex in Tehran on Sunday.
Israel has withdrawn its bid to get a non-permanent seat on the UN Security Council due to its slim chance of winning.
Hezbollah’s leader says the Shia group and its allies have achieved “victory” in Lebanon’s first parliamentary elections since 2009.
Voting has begun in Iraq to elect a new parliament and new prime minister in the first national election since the country declared complete victory over the terrorist Daesh group.
The Israeli military has announced that it will be doubling the number of forces around the Gaza Strip and in occupied West Bank territories ahead of the controversial opening of a US embassy in Jerusalem al-Quds.
No Iranian has been killed in the Zionist regime’s recent attack on Syria, an informed source said on Saturday.
OPEC is in no hurry to decide whether to pump more oil to make up for an expected drop in exports from Iran after the imposition of new U.S. sanctions, three sources familiar with the issue said, saying any loss in supply would take time.
Iran expects to hear from Airbus (AIR.PA) in the coming days about the fate of an order for 100 planes that looks to have been wrecked by the United States’ decision to reinstate sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
China’s state-owned energy major CNPC is ready to take over Total’s stake in the giant Iranian South Pars gas project if the French company leaves amid newly announced U.S. sanctions, industry sources said.
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says Iranian manufacturers can supply up to 65 percent of the equipment used for building a refinery.
While Russia has condemned Washington for its withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, Moscow remains less exposed to the economic consequences of US sanctions than Europe and its companies could even benefit from the move.
Shoppers and cinemagoers in a major mall in central Tehran were terrified to death on Monday night when they saw a group of ISIS terrorists, with guns and horses, entering Kourosh Mall and Cineplex, shouting “Allahu Akbar”, and intimidating the citizens.
The 71st Cannes Film Festival opened with the premiere of Asghar Farhadi’s ‘Everybody Knows’, starring Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei paid a visit to the 31st Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) on Friday.
The reigning champion Iran defeated Japan 5-2 to claim gold medal in the 2018 AFC Women’s Futsal Championship on Saturday.
President Hassan Rouhani in a message congratulated the Iranian women’s national futsal team on their valuable victory, saying that their championship in the global competition is another indication of the Iranian women’s capabilities, dynamism and merit.