Iranian authorities have arrested several people suspected of being involved in the recent assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist, an adviser to the Iranian parliament speaker has said. Hossein Amir-Abdollahian on Tuesday said an unidentified number of suspects had been taken into custody over the killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who[…]
Following the assassination of a top nuclear scientist near Tehran, Iran’s conservative parliament has called for a halt to international inspections of the country’s nuclear facilities as a proportionate response to the killing. In a statement signed by all members of parliament, the legislative body said on Sunday “the hand[…]
The United States publicly threatened on Wednesday to trigger a return of all United Nations sanctions on Iran if the UN Security Council does not extend an arms embargo on Tehran that is due to expire in October under the Iran nuclear deal. US special envoy for Iran Brian Hook[…]
The European Union ‘s foreign affairs chief Josep Borrell is due to visit Iran, his first trip since taking office in December, aimed at reducing tensions over the Islamic republic’s nuclear programme. During his two-day trip starting Monday, Borrell will meet President Hassan Rouhani , Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and[…]
Police in the Iranian capital did not fire on protesters on Sunday and officers have been under orders to show restraint, Tehran’s police chief said in a statement carried by the state broadcaster’s website on Monday. Thousands of people have been demonstrating over the downing of a Ukrainian plane by Iran’s[…]
A newly surfaced video appears to show the moment a Ukrainian airliner was hit by a missile before crashing not far from Iran’s airport in Tehran on Wednesday. The Ukrainian International Airlines flight PS752 bound for Kyiv crashed minutes after takeoff from the Imam Khomeini International Airport in Tehran on[…]
The speaker of Iran‘s parliament has said Tehran is open to the idea of starting a dialogue with regional rival Saudi Arabia. Ali Larijani made the comments in an exclusive interview with Al Jazeera that aired on Tuesday, days after Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) told CBS he would prefer[…]
Saudi Arabia wants its allies to believe Tehran launched attacks on its oil facilities, even though the one thing their evidence proves is the Iranian-made arms. Even so, Donald Trump will unlikely greenlight a war against Iran. ‘Made in Iran’ is not ‘launched by Iran’ The possibility that Iranian-made missiles[…]
Tehran is self-reliant enough to survive without the 2015 JCPOA nuclear deal, but if Europe doesn’t save it, it won’t be the last international accord the US will trample, the foreign minister of Iran has told RT. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif appeared on Oksana Boyko’s show ‘Worlds Apart’ during[…]
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has reiterated his stand that if US President Donald Trump wants to open negotiations with Tehran, he must lift all sanctions against his country “before everything else.” Rouhani made the comments late on Tuesday during a meeting with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, in which he[…]
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