China urges US to halt ‘maximum pressure’ against Iran
China on Monday called on the United States to lift its unilateral sanctions on Iran to reduce tensions in the Middle East and clear the way for the implementation of a 2015 nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and world powers.
Iran: US rejected offer as ‘not seeking dialogue’
Iran said on Monday the US had turned down an offer from Tehran for more robust nuclear inspections in exchange for lifting sanctions because Washington is “not seeking dialogue.”
Iran’s video shows IRGC warning off UK warship
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) released a new video showing its troops warning a British warship escorting a UK-flagged tanker being warned by not to interfere in their seizure of the commercial vessel earlier this month.
US, China revive trade talks with low hopes for progress
Two months after US-Chinese talks aimed at ending a tariff war broke down, both sides are trying to temper hopes for a breakthrough when negotiations resume Tuesday on an array of disputes that has grown to include tension over China’s tech giant Huawei.
First VP: Iran’s reduction of JCPOA commitments could be reversed
Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Monday that Iran’s reduction of commitments under the 2015 Iran nuclear deal could be reversed if other parties upheld their side of the agreement.
Zarif: Iran will not compromise on territorial integrity
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the Foreign Ministry will not compromise on the country’s territorial integrity with anybody, including with regard to Iran’s territorial waters.
India rethinking US drone purchase after Iran’s downing of Global Hawk
The Indian Air Force (IAF) is reconsidering the purchase of 30 American drones for an estimated $6 billion, after Iran shot down US Navy’s RQ-4 Global Hawk drone with homegrown Khordad 3 air defense system in the Persian Gulf last month.
Iran, Iraq ink MOU to develop Islamic financial instruments
Iran’s Securities and Ex-change Organization (SEO) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Iraq Securities Commission for cooperation in developing Islamic fi-nancial instruments and establishing joint investment funds.
Tehran welcomes rapprochement with Riyadh
Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi on Monday described as a “positive signal” a call by Riyadh for talks with Tehran, calling on all Muslim countries to set aside their differences to move forward.
Ammar al-Hakim says economic war on Iran is ‘comprehensive’
Ammar al-Hakim, leader of the Iraqi National Wisdom Movement, has said that economic war has been launched against Iran and a number of other coun-tries, yet the one imposed on Iran is more “difficult” and “comprehensive”.
Situation in Syria is better than it was last year: Al Muallem
Syrian Deputy Prime Minister, Minister for Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Walid Al Muallem laid out the steps that contribute to the strengthening of friendship between Belarus and Syria, unlocking the potential of cooperation between the two countries in an interview with the Belarus 1 TV channel, BelTA has learned.
IRGC releases video of capturing UK ship
The Islamic Revolution Guards Crops (IRGC) on Monday released audio and video footages warning a British Royal Navy warship to stay out of way as IRGC boats move to seize a UK-flagged oil tanker in the Persian Gulf.
Kurdish fashion festival underway in Sanandaj
Models present creations during the 1st Kurdish Fashion and Costume Festival and Exhibition at the Khosroabad Edifice in Sanandaj, Kordestan Province, on July 28, 2019.
We expect friendly states to buy more oil from Iran, Jahangiri says
First Vice President Es’haq Jahang-iri said on Monday that Iran expects friendly countries, including China, to buy more oil from Iran
Zarif: Caspian Sea talks have been very tough
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mo-hammad Javad Zarif has said that talks with the littoral countries of the Caspian Sea over the legal status of the water have been “very tough”.
Iranian general: Scope of battlefields to decide fate of war in Middle East
A top Iranian military commander said the fate of any war breaking out in the Middle East will hinge on the scale of the theater and duration of the battle, not on the intensity of the war.