Iran’s Leader: Developing, stockpiling, using nukes religiously forbidden
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Iran will never spend its resources on developing nuclear weapons as the religion of Islam prohibits their proliferation, stockpiling and using.
Turkey launches raid into Syria despite international outcry
Turkey launched military operations against Kurdish militia in northeastern Syria on Wednesday after US forces withdrew from the area, with airstrikes hitting a border town.
US sanctions on Central Bank of Iran amount to ‘war crimes’: Zarif
White House, Democrats clash over impeachment rules
The White House is confronting the US Congress over what it calls as an ‘‘illegitimate’’ impeachment inquiry that seeks to look into revelations of President Donald Trump asking for foreign leaders’ aid in probing of Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden.
UN urged to condemn US sanctions on Iranian space agencies
Iran submitted a note of protest to the United Nations space agency, demanding the body to condemn US sanctions targeting three Iranian space institutions.
Army launches military drill in northwest Iran
The Iranian Army’s Ground Force staged a drill in the country’s northwestern regions near the border with Turkey on Wednesday.
Iran’s economy won’t wait for Europe: TCCIMA head
Head of Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) warned Europeans that competitors would replace them in the Iranian market if they procrastinate any further.
Economic war targeting public health, Zarif laments
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday that the United States’ sanctions and economic war on Iran have targeted the ordinary people’s health and livelihood.
Erdogan says operation in northeast Syria has started
Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria on Wednesday, with air strikes hitting the border town of Ras al Ain.
White House refuses cooperation in impeachment probe
The White House said it would not cooperate with an impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, labelling the process partisan, illegitimate and unconstitutional as it blocked an ambassador from giving evidence to the inquiry in the United States.
Tehran hosting congress on medical tourism in Islamic world
The 4th International Health Congress of Islamic Countries started at Tehran’s Homa Hotel on Wednesday with the aim of promoting health and medical tourism among the Islamic countries.
Leader: Iran was able to build atomic bomb but it didn’t
Leader of the Islamic Revolution said in remarks on Wednesday that although Iran was able to build nuclear weapons it did not do so because according to Islamic sharia it is absolutely
banned and there is no reason to waste money for production and stockpile of such weapons.
FM says Iraqis’ vigilance will prevent others to derail their legitimate demands
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said officials in Tehran are sure that the Iraqi people are vigilant enough not to allow foreigners to abuse their legitimate demands for a better life to create mayhem in Iraq.
Tehran writes to UN to protest U.S. sanctions on space program
Iran, in a letter to director of Vienna-based United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA), has protested at Washington’s sanctions against the Iranian Space Agency (ISA) and two other space research institutions as a violation of the international law.
Rouhani: Only Syrian army is able to provide security at border with Turkey
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that security at Syria-Turkey borders can just be provided by the Syrian Army, renewing Tehran’s call that the United States’ forces should leave Syria.