Iran warns of response if regional states involved in unrest
Iranian Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri on Saturday warned regional countries of a “crushing response” if it is proven that they meddled to stoke unrest in Iran.
Putin calls for initiative from Russia’s ruling party
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday told United Russia to take initiative rather than wait for his lead.
Landslides kill at least 36 people as heavy rains lash northwestern Kenya
At least 36 people, including seven children, have been killed by landslides triggered by unusually heavy rains in northwestern Kenya, a local official said on Saturday.
Sanctioned Iranian minister vows to fight US pressure
Iran’s Minister of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi dismissed US sanctions on him, saying he will not let Washington prohibit Tehran’s development.
Iran raps US for obstructing medicine import
Iran’s Vice President and Head of the Plan and Budget Organization Mohammad Baqer Nobakht lashed out at Washington’s economic terrorism against his country, reminding that Tehran is facing hardships to import needed food and medication at the same time that it is banned from selling oil.
Iranian MPs to impeach agriculture minister Tuesday
Iran’s lawmakers plan to hold a session on Tuesday to impeach Agriculture Jihad Minister Mahmoud Hojjati, a member of the presiding board of the Parliament said.
Iraq-Iran border crossing reopens after weeklong closure
Iraq’s southern border with Iran reopened to travelers on Saturday after a weeklong closure during mass protests in both countries, the Iraqi border ports commission said in a statement.
Decision on banning Mahan Air flights, will Italy give in to U.S. pressure?
Like many other European Countries, Italy is deeply concerned about the U.S’s unilateralism in the international system, and especially as Donald Trump’s interference in the internal affairs of other countries has reached a level where Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin explicitly threaten other countries to abide by the Washington’s unilateral, irrational and illegal sanctions against other members of the international community.
Iran voices serious concern over UAE nuclear safety
Iran’s permanent representative to the United Nations Office and other International Organizations in Vienna has voiced Tehran’s deep concern over the safety of the United Arab Emirates’ nuclear program.
Democratic presidential candidates support unrest in Iran
Without mentioning the Trump administration’s penalty against the Iranian nation in violation of international law, certain Democratic presidential candidates have expressed support for protests in Iran.
Giuliani, Pompeo in contact before ambassador to Ukraine recalled
Documents released late Friday show Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was in contact with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in the months before the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine was abruptly recalled.
Car bomb kills 9 in northern Syria town
A car bomb killed nine people including four civilians Saturday in a Turkish-held border town in northern Syria, a Britain-based war monitor said.
“That Night’s Train” named best film at Roshd festival
“That Night’s Train” by Iranian director Hamidreza Qotbi was crowned best at the 49th Roshd International Film Festival in Tehran on Friday.
ICT minister to U.S.: Before me cancer patients and EB children were sanctioned
Iranian Minister of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi has said that he will not let the United States prohibit development in Iran.
Jewish MP: Ill-wishers will fail to achieve their desires through unrest in Iran
Iranian Jewish lawmaker Siamak Moreh Sedgh has said that the United States and reactionary countries in the region will not be able to achieve their objectives through fomenting unrest in Iran.
People strongly support officials’ decisions, says defense chief
Defense Minister Amir Hatami said on Saturday that people strongly support decisions by the officials.
IRGC arrests 100 ringleaders of recent riots
Judiciary spokesman says Iran’s elite defense forces have apprehended around 100 of the ringleaders of the riots that took place across the country under the guise of protest at fuel price hikes.