Iran’s coverage: UN court sides with Iran and orders US to lift some sanctions

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Victory for Iran: Highest UN court orders US to suspend sanctions

In a victory for Tehran against Washington, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has ordered the United States to halt the unilateral sanctions it recently re-imposed on “humanitarian” supplies to Iran.

President speaking at cabinet meeting: UN stage of Iran’s diplomacy success, US isolation

Stating that the United States has suffered a great failure in what it has started against Iran since January, the President said, “Today, the United States is isolated in the world and nobody has acknowledge and will accept the American way”.


Iran’s Zarif: EU support for deal better than expected

Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, has told the BBC that support from Europe to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal in the face of US pressure has been better than expected.

IRGC responded to child-killing of enemies by targeting terrorists’ positions: Commander

Iran’s Navy Commander Brigadier General Hossein Khanzadi said on Tuesday that Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) gave a crushing response to enemies by launching a successful missile attack on terrorists’ foothold in Syria.


Zarif: Iranians allergic to ‘threat, sanctions’

Sanctions and pressures have not worked on Iran; Iranians are allergic to threats and the US had better speak to them with a language other than threat and sanctions, said the Iranian minister of foreign affairs in an interview with Chinese Global Television Network (CGTN).


Zarif: Using dollar in bilateral trades declining

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said several countries have started to decrease using dollar in their bilateral trades because of US unilateral sanctions.


Russia to continue cooperation with Iran even under new sanctions — minister

Moscow plans to continue its cooperation with Iran even if new sanctions are slapped on Tehran, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak told reporters on Wednesday.


Iran biggest military power of region: Leader’s advisor

Iran is actually the biggest military power of the region, said a senior military advisor of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces on Wednesday.


MoD: Missile attack on terrorists “part of IRGC’s retaliatory act”

Iran’s defense minister hailed the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps’ missile attack on terrorist positions in eastern Syria, saying those jeopardizing Iran’s security will definitely suffer consequences.


Iran: Oil deal negotiations with EU proceeding well

A senior official says Iran’s negotiations with the EU to reach an agreement to sell Iranian oil to Europe are advancing ahead of a US date to impose sanctions on the Islamic Republic’s energy sector.