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Market figures in Iran show the prices of the US dollar and gold – two key drivers of consumer prices – have been declining over the past week in what is seen as a clear defiance against earlier predictions that sanctions could trigger a price shock in the country.
An Israeli agent was present among the leaders of the Kurdistan Democratic Party – Iran (KDP-I) terrorist group in the Iraqi Kurdistan region when the gathering came under Iran’s missile attack in September, a top Islamic Revolution Guards Corps commander declared on Wednesday.
South Korea imported no Iranian crude in October for a second straight month due to the re-imposition of US sanctions on Tehran, according to preliminary data released by the Korea Customs Service Thursday.
The European Union has reportedly picked Luxembourg to host the so-called Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) which the bloc has designed to conduct banking transactions with Iran after the United States restored sanctions against the country earlier this month.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi extended his condolences over the death of people in recent wildfire in California, US.
Top Military Aide to the Iranian Leader Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi said Thu. that the hundreds of rockets owned by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad resistance movement is a major threat to the Israeli regime.
Earlier, the US Treasury announced that the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) would sever its links to several Iranian banks for the sake of the overall stability of the network. SWIFT did not say directly that it was cutting off Iranian banks due to the new US sanctions which entered force on November 5.
The European Union believes that there is no credible peaceful alternative to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), commonly referred to as the Iran nuclear deal, Vera Jourova, the European Commissioner for Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality, said.