Rouhani: Foreign forces to destabilize Middle East
The presence of foreign forces would be the main source of tensions in the Persian Gulf, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday in a meeting with Oman’s Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi in Tehran.
Iran calls emergency talks on nuclear deal ‘constructive’
An emergency meeting with parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal was “constructive,” Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi said after the talks in Vienna.
Trump defends ‘racist’ attack on black US lawmaker
US President Donald Trump defended Sunday his latest attack on a prominent African-American lawmaker in comments that drew more accusations of racism.
Rohingya tell Myanmar they refuse to return without recognition
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to return to Myanmar unless they are recognized as an ethnic group in their home country, leaders told visiting Myanmar officials on Sunday as fresh repatriation talks started.
Salehi: Nuclear technology development inevitable
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi highlighted the importance of peaceful nuclear technology and said using and developing the technology are inevitable.
Rouhani congratulates Johnson on his appointment as British PM
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday congratulated Boris Johnson on his appointment as the British prime minister, hoping that his “familiarity” with the Islamic Republic will help improve relations between the two countries.
Iranian satellite ready for launch, two more being readied: Official
An official from the Iranian Space Research Center (ISRC) said the institute has completed the development of one satellite and is making final preparations on two others for launch into orbit.
Iran condemns Bahrain’s execution of activists
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi condemned Bahrain’s execution of activists, saying that the government of the tiny Persian Gulf country is insisting on its irrational policy of suppression against the pro-democracy campaigners.
Iran’s steel ingot output up 5.6% in H1: WSA
Production of steel ingots in Iran stood at 12.78 million tons during the first half of 2019, showing 5.6 percent rise compared to the first half of 2018, according to a report released by World Steel Association (WSA).
Iran calls JCPOA emergency meeting ‘constructive’
An emergency meeting with parties to the 2015 nucle-ar deal, officially called the JCPOA, was “constructive”, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi said on Sunday.
House of Khalifa future will be like Saddam, Gaddafi: Hadi al-Amiri
“House of Khalifa future will be like dictators such as Saddam Hussein and Muammar Gaddafi”, theLeader of Iraq’s Badr Organization Hadi al-Amirisaid inresponse to execution of 3 Bahraini activists.
U.S. attempts to find Amano’s replacement to serve its interests: Cartalucci
Referring to Yukiya Amano’s death and the U.S. attempts to find a replacement to serve Washington’s interests Cartalucci says Tehran must expect the worst and prepare for it while attempting to maintain diplomatic and strategic patience for as long as possible.
Russian Navy can fight back any aggressor: Putin
Russian Navy is ready to fight back any aggressor, President Vladimir Putin said at the Main Naval Parade marking Russia’s Navy Day on Sunday.
Foreign forces are main cause of tension, Rouhani says in meeting with Oman FM
President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that presence of foreign forces in the region are the main cause of tension in the region.
Seizure of Iranian tanker is violation of nuclear deal: Araghchi
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi said on Sunday that seizure of a supertanker carrying the Iranian oil is a violation of the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA.
Iranian TV denies any plans to interview Pompeo
Iran’s English-speaking Press TV channel says the news outlet has no plan to hold an interview with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, after Western media misquoted another Iranian official that the U.S. diplomat was invited to an interview.
‘Austria backs Iran’s right to use JCPOA economic benefits’
Underlining the necessity for protecting the Iran nuclear deal, aka Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Austria’s ambassador to Iran says that Tehran should be able to benefit from its economic advantages.