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Iran says will respond in kind if U.S. tries to block oil exports

Iran will respond with equal countermeasures if the United States tries to block its oil exports, the foreign ministry in Tehran said on Tuesday.


We’ve been around for millennia, BE CAUTIOUS! Zarif warns Trump

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warns US President Donald Trump to be cautious after he threatened the Islamic Republic with incredible hardships in a Tweet.


UN Security Council urges Trump, Rouhani to refrain from accusation exchange

The Swedish President of the UN Security Council Olof Skoog has called on US and Iranian presidents to lower tone of verbal media escalation on Monday.

Sunni Leaders of Iran’s Kurdistan condemn Marivan terrorist attack

Top Sunni clerics of Iran’s Kurdistan province have strongly condemned the PJAK terrorists’ recent attack on a border checkpoint in Marivan which led to the deaths of 11 IRGC members.


Iran’s Armed Forces to attend int’l Army Games in Russia

The head of the Iranian Armed Forces General Staff’s Training Department said a number of teams from the country’s Army, Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), and Law Enforcement are planned to attend the International Army Games in Russia.


Iran: US accountable for MKO terrorist acts

Permanent Representative of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Gholamali Khoshroo has ealier called for a halt on US policies to support anti-Iran terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) in separate letters to UN.


Iranian Speaker: Trump Pursuing Ignorant ِDiplomacy

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani lashed out at the US president for “pursuing ignorant diplomacy” after Donald Trump and other American officials made threats against the Islamic Republic, saying the United States has been beset with diplomatic chaos.

Turkey says rejected US call to abide by anti-Iran sanctions

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has described Washington’s sanctions against Iran as inappropriate, saying Ankara has told US officials that it will not abide by the bans.


General: Wrong imaginations of US president never practical

Chief of Staff of Iran’s Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri said in a statement on Tuesday that wrong imaginations of the US president on Iranians’ astonishing capabilities will not come true.

Verdicts on 330 rioters in Pasdaran incident announced: Tehran prosecutor

A court in Tehran has ruled that 330 people were guilty in the street riots which happened in the north of the capital in February, said a judiciary official on Tuesday.