Rouhani gives 60-day ultimatum to JCPOA parties to save Iran deal
President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday gave world powers 60 days to negotiate new terms for the 2015 nuclear deal and find a way to bypass renewed US sanctions a year after Washington withdrew from the accord.
British PM rejects calls for exit timetable
Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman on Wednesday rejected demands from within her party to clarify when she might quit, saying that she would stay until the divorce deal is finalized.
Iraq tells Pompeo it will maintain good relations with Iran
Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi affirmed his country’s commitment to pursuing “balanced” regional policies, including the maintenance of good relations with neighboring Iran.
MP: Iran can export oil under most difficult circumstances
Iran is definitely capable of continuing its oil exports under the most difficult circumstances, said an Iranian lawmaker.
Iranian Armed Forces warn of crushing response to any move by enemy
The General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces in a statement on Wednesday supported the government’s decision to stop.
Iran condemns terrorist attacks in Pakistan, Afghanistan
Iran’s Foreign Ministry in a statement on Wednesday strongly condemned terrorist attacks in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Salih insists on extending Iranian energy waivers in talks with Pompeo
Iraqi President Barham Salih and U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed the extension of waiver over U.S. sanctions on Iran’s energy exports to Iraq, ISNA reported citing Iraqi news portal Alsumaria.
Lavrov blames U.S. ‘irresponsible’ acts for ‘unacceptable situation’ surrounding JCPOA
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday delivered a letter by President Hassan Rouhani, which was addressed at Rus-sian President Vladimir Putin, to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Iraq holds trial for over 500 Daesh terrorists
The Iraqi judiciary has tried and sentenced more than 500 foreigners since the start of 2018 for joining the Daesh terrorist group, the country’s Supreme Court announced on Wednesday.
Kabul attackers target foreign aid group with blast, dozens wounded
Afghan security forces exchanged sporadic gunfire on Wednesday with attackers who made use of a car bomb blast to invade the compound of an international aid group in Kabul, injuring at least two dozen people, authorities said.
Palestinan food aid threatened by ‘serious funding crisis’: UN
The UN warned Wednesday that its agencies providing food assistance to Gaza must raise tens of millions of dollars within weeks to avoid significant aid cuts.
Every passerby is invited: Communal Iftar meals in Tehran
Passersby have been invited to have Iftar meals along a Tehran street in the fasting month of Ramadan, May 7, 2019.
60-day ultimatum to preserve JCPOA
As a retal-iation against the U.S. pullout from the 2015 nuclear deal and re-imposition of sanctions on Iran coupled with a failure by the European Union to compensate for the U.S. exit, President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday officially announced that Iran stops selling stockpiles of enriched uranium and heavy water for 60 days from May 8.
Pompeo repeats anti-Iran threats in surprise visit to Iraq
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is continuing attempts to sow discord between Iran and Iraq during a surprise visit to the Arab country.