Rouhani: ‘Armed anarchists’ defeated during gasoline protests
Iranians have defeated the “enemy’s conspiracy” and were celebrating their victory, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday.
Iran reaffirms nuclear commitment cuts as response to US sanctions
Iran once again reiterated that its measures to scale back its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal with major powers were in response to the US reimposition of sanctions that prevented Tehran from reaping the benefits of the agreement.
Pentagon: Iran’s missile force ‘largest in Middle East’
A research study conducted by the US Department of Defense hailed Iran’s achievements in its ballistic missiles program despite decades of Washington-imposed sanctions, saying its arsenal is larger than that of any other Middle Eastern countries.
UK Conservatives under fire for Twitter deception in debate
Britain’s Conservative Party was accused Wednesday of trying to deceive voters by changing the name of its press office Twitter account to “factcheckUK” during a televised election debate between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn.
Iran’s Navy dispatched 64 flotillas to int’l waters, commander says
Commander of the Iranian Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi highlighted the presence of his forces in high seas, saying so far, sixty-four flotillas have been dispatched to international waters to protect the Islamic Republic’s interests.
Russia, France slam US for ending Fordo sanctions waiver
Russia and France expressed dismay at a recent US decision to cancel a sanctions waiver related to Iran’s Fordo enrichment facility, ending a key part of a 2015 multilateral nuclear agreement, which Washington abandoned last year.
Muslim unity key to countering enemy plots: IRGC chief
The top commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) called for stronger unity among Islamic nations as the key to countering malevolent enemy plots targeting the Muslim world.
Leader urges domestic producers not to wait for sanctions to end
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei called on the country’s producers to solely rely on their own capabilities to boost the country’s economy and not to wait for
U.S. sanctions to end.
Iran summons Swiss envoy over U.S. meddlesome statements
The Foreign Ministry on Wednesday summoned Switzerland’s Ambassador to Tehran Markus Leitner whose country represents the U.S. interests in Iran.
Iraqi parliament scraps financial privileges for state officials
The Iraqi parliament approved a bill that scrapped financial privileges for senior state officials, part of the promises made by the government to honor demands of protesters.
Moscow ‘very worried’ over U.S. policy reversal on Israeli settlements: Lavrov
Russia is concerned over the United States (U.S.) reversal stand policy on Israeli settlements in the West Bank, Sputnik news agency reported, quoting the country’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Wednesday.
Turkey hopes Iran protests will end
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday that his country hoped the ongoing popular demonstrations in Iran would end and stability would be restored as soon as possible.
Civilian, serviceman killed in riots laid to rest
Iranians lay to rest a serviceman and a civilian who were killed during recent protests that turned violent, in the days after petrol prices were increased by the government.
General Salami says Muslims must be united against enemies’ plots
Chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Hossein Salami said on Wednesday that it is essential for the Muslims to be united against the enemies’ plots.
Ayatollah Khamenei: We have repelled the enemy
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said late on Tuesday that the Iranians have repelled the enemy in various military, political and security arenas.
Independent: U.S. support for Iranian protesters ‘no genuine’
In an article published by Independent on Tuesday, it is said that the United States’ support for the Iranian protesters is not genuine as Washington’s sanctions has caused economic crisis in the country.
Police confirms martyrdom of 2 officers in recent riots in Iran
Spokesman of Iran’s Law Enforcement Police Brigadier General Ahmad Nourian announced that two police officers have been martyred by rioters during the recent violence after peaceful protests against state plan for gasoline price hike.