Iran’s coverage: Trump’s ‘genocidal taunts’ will not end Iran – Zarif

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‘Never threaten an Iranian!’ Zarif fires back at Trump

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has suggested that US President Trump ‘try respect’ when dealing with Iran instead of throwing threats of economic terrorism and genocidal taunts.


Oil rises as OPEC signals continued cuts and US threatens Iran

Oil rose after Saudi Arabia and other OPEC+ members signaled their intention to keep supplies constrained, while U.S. President Donald Trump ratcheted up tensions with Iran.


Hakim: Iraq able to mediate between Iran, US

Head of the National Wisdom Movement of Iraq Seyyed Ammar Hakim referred to Iraq good ties with Iran and the US, saying the country is able to mediate between them regarding recent tensions.


Rouhani orders executive bodies to take measures for ‘production boom’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has tasked ministries and organizations with measures for production boom and removal of barriers to investment in the country.


Omani FM in Tehran to discuss regional issues

Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah arrived in Tehran on Monday to discuss regional issues.


Iran’s crushing response awaits any aggressor: Commander

A senior commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force highlighted the country’s military preparedness to counter foreign threats and said any aggression against the Islamic Republic would be followed by a crushing response.


White House 2020 hopefuls turn to foreign policy, slam Trump on Iran

Two Democrats with U.S. military experience who are vying for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination shifted the focus of the race to foreign policy on Sunday, criticizing Republican President Donald Trump for escalating tensions with Iran that could lead to war.


Law of retaliation for acid attacks perpetrators: Majlis

The Iranian Majlis on Monday passed a bill to punish perpetrators of acid attacks with death penalty or eye to an eye retaliation.


Germany warns against escalation of rhetoric on Iran

Germany on Monday warned against the escalation of rhetoric on Iran, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Tehran with an “end” in case of a conflict with the U.S.


Sherman says Trump wrong about applying N. Korea approach to Iran

Former US Undersecretary of State Wendy Sherman reminded President Donald Trump that his rhetoric of threat against Iran will not hand him an opportunity, unlike the case of North Korea, to meet Tehran’s officials, underlining that the American president is relying on the same gambit which fruited failure.