November 26, The Iran Project – Hossein Jaberi-Ansari, UN assistant sec-gen Rashid Khalikov discuss Yemen; FM Zarif discusses JCPOA, EU’s commitments, Yemen with UK top diplomat Jeremy Hunt; Rouhani: Iran nation to give crushing response to US on Islamic Revolution anniv.; Iran unveils new military vehicle; Jaberi-Ansari, de Mistura discuss new Syria peace talks; US sanctions Iran for alleged oil shipping to Syria; Zarif trip to Italy and meeting with global senior officials; Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends annual International Mediterranean Dialogues Conference (IMED) in Italy; Trump not trustworthy for talks, Iran won’t renege on nuclear agreement: Zarif; 5 kidnapped Iranian border guards repatriated from Pakistan; Iran sticking to nuclear deal, IAEA says, amid new US sanctions; 32nd Intl. Islamic Unity Conference kicks off; Iran’s Rouhani calls Israel a ‘cancerous tumor’; Iran Leader receives Int’l Islamic Unity Conference guests; Ayatollah Khamenei: Islam-based ‘resistance movement’ upsetting US and Iran Air Show starts on Kish Island are among major headlines dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (November 19– November 26).
Ansari, UN assistant sec-gen discuss Yemen
Senior assistant to Iran’s foreign minister Hossein Jaberi-Ansari and visiting Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Partnerships Rashid Khalikov discussed catastrophic humanitarian situation in Yemen.
President arrives in West Azerbaijan province
President arrived in Khoy county minutes ago to begin the provincial tour of the Government of Prudence and Hope to West Azerbaijan province.
Zarif, Hunt discuss bilateral ties in Tehran
UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met on Monday, conferring on bilateral ties as well as regional issues.
Rouhani: Iran nation to give crushing response to US on Islamic Revolution anniv.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the Iranian nation will give a response to the United States’ hostile acts on February 11, the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.
Zarif discusses JCPOA, EU’s commitments, Yemen with UK top diplomat
The Iranian foreign minister has tweeted that in the meeting with UK chief diplomat they had discussed issues of mutual interest, especially maintaining the JCPOA and Europe’s commitment to normalize economic relations with Iran.
Zarif: Iran backs Afghan peace initiatives
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready to cooperate with the UN in all fields in Afghanistan and is to back peace initiatives in the country.
Collaborators with Trump, accomplices in US crimes: Iran’s Shamkhani
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani says European countries collaborating with the United States’ policies are accomplices in crimes committed by the US, the Israeli regime and reactionary states in the region.
Iran unveils new military vehicle
Iran’s Defense Ministry unveiled a homegrown armored military vehicle, dubbed Toofan (hurricane).
Ansari, de Mistura discuss new Syria peace talks
Senior assistant to Iran’s foreign minister Hossein Jaberi-Ansari and UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura discussed programs of new round of international peace talks on Tuesday.
US sanctions Iran for alleged oil shipping to Syria
The US Department of Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has sanctioned 9 individuals and entities for the so-called shipping Iran oil to Syria and in return financing Hezbollah and Hamas.
Zarif arrives in Italy to attend IMED
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Rome late Wednesday to take part in the annual International Mediterranean Dialogues Conference (IMED).
5 kidnapped Iranian border guards repatriated from Pakistan
Five of the 14 Iranian border guards who had been abducted by terrorists at a military post on the common border with Pakistan back in October returned home following consultations with Pakistani diplomatic and military officials.
Iran sticking to nuclear deal, IAEA says, amid new US sanctions
Iran is implementing its side of its nuclear deal with major powers, the U.N. atomic watchdog policing the pact reaffirmed on Thursday, two weeks after the latest wave of reimposed U.S. sanctions against Tehran took effect.
Iranian, Italian FMs stress JCPOA safeguarding
Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif says the JCPOA safeguarding had been the pivot of talks with his Italian counterpart Enzo Moavero Milanesi on Thursday.
Iran says no trust in Trump’s US for new nuclear talks
Iran sees no point in fresh nuclear talks with the US without guarantees it will not renege on any deal made, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday.
32nd Intl. Islamic Unity Conference kicks off
The 32nd International Islamic Unity Conference opened in Tehran on Saturday and will continue through Monday (Nov. 26).
Iran’s Rouhani calls Israel a ‘cancerous tumor’
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called Israel a “cancerous tumor” established by Western countries to advance their interests in the Middle East.
Iranian FM stresses necessity for partnership of Afghan Gov’t in any peace plan
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that any plan to establish peace in Afghanistan should be implemented in the presence and partnership of the Afghan government.
Iran Leader receives Int’l Islamic Unity Conference guests
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has received guests to the 32nd International Islamic Unity Conference that opened in Tehran on Saturday.
Ayatollah Khamenei: Islam-based ‘resistance movement’ upsetting US
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says a “resistance movement” based on Islam is building up across the world, which is unsettling world powers, especially the US.
Iran Air Show starts on Kish Island
The ninth edition of Iran Air Show kicked off this morning (Sunday) on Kish Island in the Persian Gulf, and will continue through Nov. 29.
80 percent of Iraqi kids have experienced violence at home or in school: UNICEF report
The United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) says 80 percent of children in Iraq are subjected to violence either at home or in school, stating that the majority of the minors are not receiving any assistance from the Baghdad government.
UN says ready to help run vital Yemen port
The United Nations said on Friday it was ready to help supervise Yemen’s vital Hudaydah port to protect it from “potential destruction”, as its envoy met Houthi Ansarullah movement leaders.
Iran’s presence in Syria does not prevent US from defeating ISIL
Earlier, the US State Department Special Envoy for Syria stated that the US presence in Syria is aimed at defeating the Islamic State and forcing the departure of Iranian forces from the country.
Al-Quds will remain integral part of Palestine: Hezbollah deputy chief
A senior official of Lebanon’s resistance movement Hezbollah says Jerusalem al-Quds will always remain an integral part of Palestine despite US and Israeli attempts to distort this reality.
Trump makes backing MbS ‘sound easy’ after Khashoggi’s death
It is not easy for US President Donald Trump to simply turn a blind eye to probable implication of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi, says a US senator.
IMO urges US, member states not to endanger maritime security
Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baedinejad said Thu. that the International Maritime Organization (IMO) responded to Iran’s demand and called on the United States and other member states to refrain from taking any action which puts international maritime security at risk.
At MED conf. in Rome; Zarif calls on EU to resist US pressures
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Thursday delivered a speech at the Mediterranean Dialogues Conference (MED) in the Italian capital of Rome, during which he defended Iran’s foreign policy and called on Europe to take practical steps to keep trade relations with Iran.
Iran stresses need for setting up banking channel with EU
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday stressed the urgency for establishing a banking channel with the European Union (EU).
Chinese firm replaces Total in Iran’s South Pars project: Minister
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said the China National Petroleum Company (CNPC) has officially replaced French company Total which has backed out of a deal on development of Iran’s South Pars gas field.
Iran president vows reducing inflation rate soon
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani referred to decreasing inflations rate in Iranian calendar month of Aban and promised continuation of reduction in the upcoming months.
Alipour tops IFSC World Ranking in 2018
Iranian speed climber Reza Alipour seats top at the latest 2018 World Ranking (WR) published by International Federation of Sport Climbing.
Explorers claim they found Noah’s Ark on top of mountain in Iran
Noah’s Ark has been discovered on top of a mountain in Iran after petrified wooden beams were found on the summit, according to the latest conspiracy theories.
CineIran Festival Best Actress award goes to Hedieh Tehrani
Hedieh Tehrani won CineIran Festival Best Actress award for her performance in Iranian film “Orange Days” directed by Arash Lahouti.
Iran waives visa-stamping rules in bid to boost tourism
Iranian media is reporting that the country has implemented a measure allowing officials to waive rules relating to stamping visas in foreigners’ passports.
Earthquake of magnitude 6.3 strikes Iran-Iraq border
Over 550 people have been injured in a strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake in western Iran, also felt in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.