Rouhani vows compensation during visit to flooded areas in SE Iran
President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday inspected damage caused by floods in southeastern Iran and pledged compensation to all the affected.
Russia warns E3 over triggering JCPOA dispute mechanism
Russia’s permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna says Moscow has warned Britain, France, and Germany – collectively known as the E3 – against triggering the 2015 Iran nuclear deal dispute mechanism.
Pelosi to Trump: ‘You are impeached forever’
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi needled President Donald Trump in an interview Friday night, noting that the stain of impeachment will always live on his presidency regardless of the outcome of the Senate trial.
Foreign meddling in Libya must stop: UN envoy
International interference in the Libyan conflict needs to end, the UN’s special envoy told AFP on Saturday, on the eve of a summit of world powers to try to bring peace to the North African nation.
Ukraine to receive black boxes of crashed airliner
Iran is sending the black boxes of the accidentally downed Ukrainian passenger plane to Kiev, Tasnim News Agency reported on Saturday.
US House renews push for Pompeo Iran testimony, subpoena threat
A US House of Representatives committee renewed a threat to subpoena Secretary of State Mike Pompeo if he does not provide information about Iran policy and President Donald Trump’s ordering of the strike that assassinated an Iranian military commander.
ISA: Zafar satellite tops ready-to-launch list
The Islamic Republic of Iran is due to send a highly advanced version of its satellites on discovery missions, the latest breakthrough in the field of aerospace by the country’s competent experts and specialists.
Pakistan FM says Iran wants de-escalation in region
Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi said on Friday that Iran wants de-escalation in the region.
Iraqi Army: U.S. troop withdrawal includes all territory
A spokesman for the commander-in-chief of the Iraqi Armed Forces stressed that the decision to withdraw U.S. troops was an independent decision and included all Iraqi territory, including semi-autonomous Kurdistan region.
Lavrov lambastes ‘aggressive’ U.S. policies
Russia’s foreign policy chief blamed what he described Friday as “aggressive” U.S. policies for growing global tensions, noting Washington’s reluctance to extend a key nuclear arms pact.
Taliban aim to sign deal with U.S. by end of month
The Taliban are aiming to reach a withdrawal agreement with the U.S. by the end of January and are prepared to “scale down” military operations ahead of signing the deal, according to
their chief spokesman.
Rouhani visits flood-hit SistanBalouchestan
President Hassan Rouhani visited the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan early Saturday to monitor rescue and relief operations to people affected by massive floods
caused by heavy rains in the province.
Politicization of Ukrainian plane crash must be rejected, Zarif says
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that politicization of the Ukrainian passenger plane crash must be rejected.
Moscow warns E3 of triggering dispute mechanism’s consequences: envoy
Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia’s permanent representative to international organizations in Vienna, has said that Moscow has warned the European Union trio, known as E3, of the consequences
of triggering the dispute mechanism in the nuclear deal.
Zarif says Iran will never negotiate a new deal with U.S.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Friday that Iran will never negotiate a new nuclear deal with the United States.