Rouhani: US, allies’ schemes will fail
President Hassan Rouhani assured the Iranian nation that Iran is the party that will eventually emerge victorious from the ongoing campaign of sanctions and pressure that the country has been subjected to by the United States and its allies.
S. Korea to receive Iranian condensate after 4-month gap
A South Korean oil buyer is set to receive about two million barrels of Iranian condensate in January, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday.
Turkey vows not to be intimidated by Trump threats
Turkey on Monday vowed it would not be intimidated by US President Donald Trump’s threats of economic devastation if Ankara attacks Kurdish forces as American troops withdraw.
Trump denies ever working for Russia, blasts investigators
US President Donald Trump denied Monday he ever worked for Russia, answering a question he declined to directly address over the weekend.
Zarif: Dialogue must replace war to strengthen region
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said if regional countries want a strong region, they must substitute dialogue for war as well as cooperation for arms race.
Syrian president, Iran’s delegation discuss ties
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and an Iranian parliamentary delegation on Monday discussed decades-long strategic relations between the two countries.
Qassemi: Iran will not wait for others’ permission to launch satellite
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Iran will not wait for other countries’ permission to launch satellite into orbit.
Iran’s envoy denounces UK interference in Iran’s internal affairs
Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baeedinejad on Monday denounced the European country’s interference in Iran’s internal affairs after he was summoned over the imprisoned Iranian-British citizen, Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.
3rd round of offering oil at IRENEX on Jan. 21
National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) will offer one million barrels of light crude oil at Iran Energy Exchange (IRENEX) for the third time on January 21, IRNA reported on Monday.
Iran talked to Taliban to foil plot by Daesh backers: MP
Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Chairman Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh has said that Iran held talks with Taliban to foil plots by Daesh supports in Afghanistan.
Bomb-packed car blows up near high-security compound in Kabul
A bomb-laden car blew up outside a high-security compound that is home to several international companies and charities in the Afghan capital Kabul Monday, causing a number of casualties, security officials said.
Boeing 707 cargo plane crashes near Tehran, claims 16 lives
A Boeing 707 cargo plane, with 17 people on board, crashed in Safadasht, near Tehran, on Monday morning, leaving 16 dead and one injured, ISNA news agency
Turkey responds to Trump Twitter threat
U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Turkey with economic devastation if it attacks a U.S.-allied Kurdish militia in Syria, drawing a sharp rebuke from Ankara Monday and reviving fears of another downturn in ties between the NATO allies.
Mountain goats in northwestern resort
A pack of nine goats has recently been released into Eynali Mount, which is home to a gigantic recreational resort in northwestern Iran.
High-profile meetings in Baghdad
Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi held talks late on Sunday in Baghdad with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his accompanying team.
Iran says still honoring nuclear deal
Tehran says its move to design a modern process for 20-percent uranium enrichment does not run against its compliance with the 2015 nuclear agreement, officially known as the JCPOA in its English abbreviation and BARJAM in Persian.
Rouhani says Iran to launch Payam satellite soon
President Hassan Rouhani of Iran said on Monday that the Payam satellite will soon be launched into space with an altitude of 600 kilometers.
Iraqi MP says Zarif’s visit to Baghdad heralds new opportunities’
Forat al-Tamimi, an Iraqi MP, has said that Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s visit to Iraq is very important that will create new oppor-tunities for economic cooperation.
Pompeo in Mideast to corner Iran but Tehran not cowed
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has been touring the Middle East to rally support against Iran, but Tehran is not impressed.