Nikki Haley resigns as Trump’s UN ambassador
Nikki Haley resigned Tuesday as the US ambassador to the United Nations, in the latest departure from President Donald Trump’s national security team.
Europe steps up drive to save Iranian financial access
An internal battle is being fought inside the Trump administration to save Iran’s access to international financial markets, providing Tehran with a critical lifeline ahead of the implementation of new economic sanctions, according to multiple US officials.
US marks first retreat on Iran by letting Rhum operate
The US administration beat its first retreat on planned sanctions against Iran, allowing a gas field partly owned by the Islamic Republic in the North Sea to keep operating.
Most heavy arms pulled out of planned Syria buffer zone
Terrorists and Turkish-backed militants in Syria’s last major terror stronghold have withdrawn heavy weapons from nearly all of a planned buffer zone, a monitor said Tuesday, a day ahead of deadline.
Larijani: Global problems result of US unilateralism
Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said global problems are the result of US unilateralism, calling for unity among countries against Washington’s unilateral measures which are beyond the law.
Iranian border guard killed by outlaws
An Iranian border guard was killed in an armed conflict with outlaws in the country’s western province of Kurdestan, IRNA reported.
Larijani urges global unity against U.S. unilateralism
Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday that the U.S. unilateralism is the reason behind problems in the world and called for global unity against Washington’s unilateral and illegal actions.
Flood haunting northern Iran brings $166m loss
Flash floods hitting Mazandaran province, northern Iran, have caused an estimated 7 trillion rials (about $166 million) worth of damages, destroying infrastructures, residential units, roads and huge tracts of farmlands, the province’s governor has said.
Syrian President grants amnesty to army deserters, draft dodgers
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has granted a general amnesty for men who deserted the army or have avoided military
Successful reformation in Saudi Arabia far from a sure thing
As Aramco’s public offering has been halted, so has the hope in Saudi Arabia’s economic reforms, which according to the young Crown Prince of the country, were intended to fulfill the Arab dream.
Fear of globalization
Fear of transformation of identity is the common feeling in most of Western countries as it once was the common feeling of the under developed nations.
Mobile medical clinics set up in deprived areas
Ehsan-Barekat Foundation has dispatched mobile medical groups to and set up clinics in some 1,000 underprivileged regions throughout the country, Fars reported on Tuesday.
General urges U.S. to release info on burial site of Iranian soldiers in Iraq
A military commander has urged Washington to provide Iran with documents related to the burial locations of Iranian soldiers confiscated after the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003.
Iran appoints new ambassadors to China, India
Without giving their names, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said that Iran’s new ambassadors to China and New Delhi have been appointed.
Security is Iran’s redline: military chief
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Mohammad Baqeri said on Tuesday that security is Iran’s redline and the country will not sit silent in case of aggression.
Europe steps up drive to exempt Swift from Iran sanctions
European finance ministers will try to persuade the Trump administration not to cut off Iran’s access to Swift, the global financial messaging service, in meetings with Steven Mnuchin, the U.S. Treasury secretary, at the IMF gathering in Bali this week.