Deputy FM: US showing ‘some flexibility’ on Iran oil sales
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi said on Saturday the United States had shown flexibility on the licensing of Iranian oil sales and this was a sign that Washington’s “maximum pressure” policy against Tehran had been defeated.
Iran shows undamaged satellite, refutes US claim of failed launch
Iran on Saturday showed Nahid 1 (Venus 1) telecommunication satellite to journalists and photographers, refuting US President Donald Trump’s claim of the spacecraft’s failed launch.
Zarif:US ‘violent’ unilateralism destroys global order
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the “violent unilateralism” relentlessly pursued by the United States has posed a serious threat to the international system and other countries.
North Korea hits out at Pompeo, warns hopes for US talks ‘disappearing’
North Korea Saturday lashed out at US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo over his comments on Pyongyang’s “rogue behavior” and warned its expectations for nuclear talks with Washington are “gradually disappearing.
Iran envoy: IAEA report underlines Tehran’s commitment to its int’l obligations
Iran’s envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Kazem Gharibabadi said the latest UN report on the 2015 nuclear deal is indicative of Tehran’s goodwill, willingness to preserve multilateralism and commitment to its international obligations.
Germany urges US to talk with Iran
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas reiterated on Friday that a thaw in US-Iran tensions must result in new talks about the 2015 nuclear deal.
Iran, Indonesia discuss consular affairs
Diplomatic delegations from Iran and Indonesia held the fifth joint meeting on consular affairs in the Indonesian city of Yogyakarta.
Navy to stage drill in Caspian Sea soon: Cmdr.
Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi said on Saturday that his forces are slated to carry out a massive wargame in the Caspian Sea in near future.
Iran targets $50b in exports to neighboring countries
Iranian Deputy Industry Minister Hossein Modares Khiabani said his ministry has it on the agenda to increase the value of exports to Iran’s 15 neighbors up to $50 billion, Tasnim news agency reported on Saturday.
Hezbollah reject U.S. demand to ignore attack on Israel
Lebanon resistance movement Hezbollah rejected U.S. demand to ignore arrack on Israel.
We take the necessary measures to defend our country: Iraq defense minister
Iraqi defense minister Najah al-Shammari said Iraqis take the necessary measures to defend their country.
UAE is talking to Iran because it wants to withdraw from the Yemen debacle: Askari
Professor Hossein Askari, an expert on Saudi Arabia who also teaches international business at the George Washington University, believes that “I think the UAE is talking to Iran because it wants to withdraw from the Yemen debacle and slowly reduce its collaboration with MBS.”
Persian Gulf security architecture can only be inclusive: Adib-Moghaddam
Professor Arshin Adib-Moghadd-am, Chair of the Centre for Iranian Studies at the London Middle East Institute believes that “UK is entangled in the Brexit imbroglio and does not have a coherent strategy for its policies in the Persian Gulf because of that.”
“The Warden” named Iran’s best film of the year
Nima Javidi’s acclaimed mov-ie “The Warden” was selected as best film during the 21st Iran Cinema Celebration at Tehran’s Milad Tower on Friday.
U.S. has shown flexibility overIran’s oil sale: Araghchi
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi said on Saturday that the United States has shown flexibility over Iran’s oil sale and this shows success of the Islamic Republic’s policy of maximum resistance.
U.S. blacklists Iran oil tanker in Mediterranean
The United States on Friday blacklisted the Iranian oil tanker Adrian Darya following repeated warnings over its valuable oil cargo.
Heads of three branches hold Supreme Council of Economic Coordination’s session
President Hassan Rouhani, Maj-lis Speaker Ali Larijani and Judiciary Chief Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi held a session of Supreme Council of Economic Coordination on Saturday.Regulations to implement oil projects were approved in the meeting.
Envoy: Tehran resolute to take 3rd step in reducing nuclear commitments
Iranian Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the International Organizations Kazzem Qaribabadi reminded the remaining members of the nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), that Tehran is determined to take the 3rd step in reducing its nuclear commitments.