Iran’s Leader calls US blacklisting of IRGC ‘vicious move’
Iran struck back forcefully on Tuesday after the United States designated the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a “foreign terrorist organization.
Rouhani unveils achievements on Nat’l Nuclear Technology Day
President Hassan Rouhani unveiled six major achievements in the area of nuclear technology during a ceremony marking Iran’s National Nuclear Technology Day.
EU plans for own retaliation in aircraft dispute with US
The European Union has begun preparations to retaliate over Boeing subsidies, an EU official said on Tuesday, a day after Washington listed EU products it plans to hit with tariffs in their aircraft dispute.
Bouteflika ally named Algeria’s first new president in 20 years
Algerian lawmakers appointed the speaker of the upper house as the country’s first new president in two decades Tuesday, dismaying protesters seeking sweeping change following the resignation of veteran leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Takht-Ravanchi named Iran’s new UN ambassador
Iran appointed former nuclear negotiator Majid Takht-Ravanchi as its envoy to the United Nations, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi announced on Tuesday.
Floods have caused nearly $715m damage to Iran’s infrastructure
Iran’s minister of roads and urban development said on Tuesday that recent floods have caused a total of 30,000 billion rials (nearly $715m at the official rate set by the government) damage to the country’s infrastructure including roads and bridges.
Russian, Iranian, Turkish MPs to meet in Moscow
Foreign affairs committees of the parliaments of Turkey, Russia and Iran hold a meeting in Moscow today to exchange views on regional peace and security.
Hemmati: US move on IRGC shows failure of anti-Iran economic measures
Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Abdolnaser Hemmati un-derlined that the U.S. designation of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as a ‘terrorist organization’ shows its fail-ure in anti-Iran economic pressures and policies.
Resistance groups slam Washington for blacklisting Iran’s Guards
A wave of condemnations followed after U.S. President Donald Trump blacklisted the Islamic Revolu-tion Guards Corps (IRGC).
UN urges investigation into Saudi killing of Yemeni schoolchildren
The United Nations has called for a thor-ough investigation into the killing of over a dozen civilians, including several schoolchildren, in an airstrike carried out by Saudi warplanes on a residential area in Yemen’s west-centralprovinceof Sana’a.
Brandishing IRGC as terrorist group an act of terror itself: Logoglu
In an interview with MNA following U.S.’ recent hostile move against the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, a senior member of Turkey’s Republican People’s Party (CHP), Faruk logoglu, said “brandishing IRGC as a terrorist group is essentially an act of terror itself.”
Iran responds well by naming CENTCOM as terrorist organization: Askari
Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “Iran might well respond by naming the U.S. Central Command as a terrorist organ-ization operating in the Persian Gulf and in the greater Middle East, the Navy Seals, the CIA and on and on.”
Students protest US blacklisting of IRGC
On Tuesday, students staged protests in universities in Tehran and other cities across Iran to voice their rage at the United States for blacklisting the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps.
Rouhani: US move will make IRGC more popular
President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the U.S. mistake in designat-ing the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) a foreign terrorist organization will make Iranians more united and the IRGC “more popular”.
Ayatollah Khamenei says US evil acts will reach nowhere
Leader of Islamic Revolution Aya-tollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Monday that the U.S. malign against Iran will reach nowhere.
Parliamentarians wear IRGC uniforms to jeer US
Iranian MPs said on Tuesday that the Majlis will take decision which befits the Islamic Republic of Iran against the U.S. actions.
Iran starts installing IR6 centrifuges
On Tues-day, concurrent with National Nuclear Technology Day, which falls on the 20th of the calendar month of Farvardin, the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) began installing IR6 centri-fuges at a nuclear enrichment facility, the IRNA news agency reported.
IRGC’s power has made US angry: defense minister
Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Tuesday that the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps’ power has made the U.S. and the Zionist regime of Israel angry.