BP CEO: Expect ‘extreme volatility’ in oil prices due to Iran sanctions
Uncertainty surrounding Iran’s oil industry ahead of forthcoming US sanctions could prompt “extreme volatility” in oil prices, BP’s chief executive said on Wednesday.
UN: No military solution for Afghanistan war
Top UN official in Afghanistan said there is no military solution to the fighting in the Asian country, renewing the UN’s call for an immediate settlement to the war.
Iran: US trying to escape accountability at ICJ
On the second day of the UN top court session on Iran’s complaint against the United States over the seizure of $1.7 billion of Iran’s assets, Iran’s lawyers said Washington is accusing Tehran of supporting terrorism in order to escape accountability for charges against it.
British ambassador favors strengthening relations with Iran
Ambassador of the United Kingdom to Iran called for strengthening the UK’s trade relations with Iran, and said that the British government is committed to supporting the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.
Turkish newspaper names 15 Saudis in missing journalist case
Turkish newspaper Sabah said on Wednesday it had identified a 15-member intelligence team it said was involved in the disappearance of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
World must confront US threats to global order, Iran tells UN
Iran’s UN ambassador called on the world community to confront the threats the United States poses to global order by backtracking on its international obligations, launching trade wars and slapping sanctions on other nations.
Iran’s 57th Flotilla arrives in Pakistan on goodwill visit
Iranian Navy’s 57th Flotilla of warships docked at the Pakistani port of Karachi for goodwill-cum-training visit.
Iran’s renewable power plants to export electricity
Iran’s renewable power plants are going to be granted necessary licenses and facilities to be able to export electricity to the neighboring countries, IRNA reported quoting Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian.
‘Suicide cars found on the roads to Tehran during Muharram’
Morteza Mirian, director of the IRGC Ground Force Operations, has said more than a thousand conspiracies aimed at disturbing Tehran’s security in the month
of Muharram (Sept. 11-Oct. 9) were foiled.
210 top managers subject to retirees’ employment ban
The head of Iran’s Administrative and Recruitment Affairs Organization (ARAO) has said 210 top government managers, excluding those working in the Intelligence Ministry and the Armed Forces, are subject to the newly passed law on prohibition of the employment of retirees.
Hezbollah legend’s mother, Imad Mughniyeh, laid to rest
The mother of martyrs, who has been widely known for her patience and power, died Monday and laid to rest on Tuesday (October 9), near Hajj Radwan (Imad Mughniyeh)’s grave in the Rawdat al-Shahidain cemetery in Beirut’s southern suburb, Dahiyeh.
200 tons of medicine, medical equipment sent for Arbaeen pilgrimage
The Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) has dispatched some 200 tons of life-saving medicine and medical supplies to Iraq for Arbaeen pilgrimage, Ali Mar’ashi, an official with the IRCS has said.
Khoshroo urges intl. community to respond to U.S. unilateralism
Gholamali Khoshroo, Iran’s ambassador to the UN, said on Tuesday the U.S. unilateralism is a “serious threat” to the world and suggested that a “swift” and “robust” reaction is needed by the international community to counter this policy.
Tehran calls on OPCW not to politicize Syrian issue
The Iranian ambassador to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has called on the organization not to politicize the Syrian issue.
Police hosts foreign diplomats
The Iranian police on Wednesday hosted a conference with foreign ambassadors, charges d’affaires, and representatives of international organizations in Tehran.
Takht-Ravanchi warns about U.S. ‘dangerous behavior’
Majid Takht-Ravanchi, deputy director of the presidential chief of staff for political affairs, has warned about the consequences of the U.S. “dangerous behavior” and the silence of other countries in the face of such attitude.
Iran widens an already huge rift between Europe and U.S.
Of all the issues dividing Europe and the Trump administration, Iran has become the sharpest, with the Europeans actively working against United States policy, placing them in league with Russia, China and Iran.