US allows eight nations to keep buying Iran oil
The United States said on Friday it will temporarily allow eight “jurisdictions” to keep importing Iranian oil when US sanctions come back into force on Monday, sparing them for now from the threat of US economic penalties.
Indonesia struggles with damaged black box
Indonesian divers hunted on Friday for a second black box from an aircraft that crashed into the sea this week with the loss of all 189 people on board, as investigators tried to get data from a partly damaged recorder already found.
Claims Khashoggi’s body was ‘dissolved’ as fiancée speaks out
The body of Jamal Khashoggi was “dissolved” after he was murdered and dismembered in the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul a month ago, a Turkish official said Friday, as the journalist’s fiancée criticized the US reaction as “devoid of moral foundation”.
Russia in talks with Iran on using Russian version of SWIFT
Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Financial Markets Anatoly Aksakov announced that talks are underway between Iran and Russia to use the System for Transfer of Financial Messages (SPFS) — the Russian version of SWIFT.
Zarif lists Israeli attempts to kill JCPOA
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a post on his Twitter account listed a series of attempts by the Israeli regime to sabotage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and harm Tehran’s relations with the world.
Iran: US sanctions ‘a symptom of weakness’
Iran’s envoy to the United Nations said the United States is making waves on the scene of international trade by targeting other countries with unilateral sanctions.
Iranian FM in Turkey to attend D8 meeting
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in the Turkish resort city of Antalya to participate in the 18th Session of the D8 Council of Foreign Ministers.
Chronology of Mossad program to kill JCPOA
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has outlined what he calls the chronology of a Mossad program to kill the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
Europe should work with Iran to counter U.S. unilateralism
The world faces a myriad of challenges, including economic issues, social crises, the predicament of refugees, xenophobia,
terrorism and extremism.
Saudi regime response to peace calls: Heavy bombing of Sana’a
The House of Saud regime has responded to calls for a ceasefire in its war on Yemen with a heavy bombing of the capital
Sana’a with more than 30 airstrikes.
Iran’s joint oil fields could resolve regional tensions
It is common for oil and gas fields to be joint-owned by two or more countries, which often presents various challenges.
Assad scolds Europe as Polish delegation visits Syria
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has urged European countries to come and take a closer look at the developments in his country as their approaches to Syria are totally “divorced from reality.
Asian Canoe Slalom held in Karaj
The first edition of the Asian Junior and U23 Canoe Slalom Championships took place in Karaj, Alborz province from Oct. 31 to Nov. 3.
U.S. reimposes Iran sanctions lifted under JCPOA
The Trump administration on Friday announced the reimposition of all U.S. sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal.
Iran’s UK ambassador: It is impossible to renegotiate nuclear deal
Speaking at the famous Oxford Union debating society, Iran’s ambassador to the UK has revealed the extensive efforts made by European nations to counter anti-Iran U.S. sanctions.
Commentary: Five reasons why Trump’s Iran sanctions will fail
The next round of economic sanctions on Iran, which will start going into effect on Nov.4, will mainly target the country’s
oil and gas industries.