Iran Ends Cooperation with EU on ‘Terrorism, Drugs, and Refugees’ over New Sanctions
After the EU slapped sanctions on key Iranian officials for the first time since 2013, Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Monday announced it was suspending cooperation with the European Union in a wide range of areas such as human rights, “terrorism,…
EU Slaps New Sanctions on Iranian Regime Officials for the First Time in 8 Years
The European Union has imposed sanctions on new Iranian officials for the first time since 2013 by adding key figures from the Tehran regime, including the leader of the powerful Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), Hossein Salami, to its list of…
No ‘Gestures’ to Lure Iran to Nuclear Deal Reboot Talks, New US Administration Says
The new US administration of President Joe Biden reiterated on Thursday that it had no intention of making unilateral “gestures or incentives” in order to attract Iran to negotiations on rebooting the 2015 Iranian nuclear program deal.
Assassination of Iranian Nuclear Program Chief Scientist ‘a Terrorist Attack’, Iran’s Defense Ministry Says
The assassination of Iran’s top nuclear program scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh has been a “terrorist attack”, the Iranian Ministry of Defense has stated, confirming the breaking news story on Friday afternoon.
‘Mastermind’ Scientist of Iran’s Nuclear Program Assassinated outside Tehran
The leading scientist for Iran’s controversial nuclear program, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, has been assassinated in an assault outside of the Iranian capital Tehran.
Iran Vows ‘Crushing Response’ to Any US Attack over Reports on Trump’s Bombing Musings
Any potential American assault against Iran would be met with a “crushing response”, an Iranian government spokesperson has said in reaction to reports in US media that outgoing President Donald Trump just recently considered striking the Iranian nuclear program.
Trump Mulled Bombing Iran over Nuclear Program in ‘Lame Duck’ Election Aftermath, Report Says
US President Donald Trump, who appears to have lost his reelection bid, considered attacking Iran because of the Iranian nuclear program, mulling the option last week despite the seeming status of a “lame duck” president with several weeks left to…
Iran Eager to Seize ‘Any Opportunity’ to Lift US Sanctions in Wake of Trump’s Election Defeat by Biden
Iran’s government is going to try to use “any opportunity” to get the US sanctions over its nuclear program lifted, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stated in the wake of the 2020 US presidential election
Kurdish Independence Referendum Will Cause Civil War in Iraq, Turkey Warns
The referendum for independence of Iraqi Kurdistan set for September – to which Turkey has been adamantly opposed – will likely lead to a civil war in Iraq, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has declared.
Putin Deems New US Sanctions against Russia ‘Special Cynicism’ as Moscow Hit over Ukraine, Election Meddling
Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared that if the bill on new US sanctions against Russia is adopted, that would constitute “special cynicism”.
Yemen’s Horrendous Cholera Outbreak to Get Worse over Rainy Season, UN Alarms
Yemen is facing the world’s largest cholera outbreak, and it is only going to get worse with the advent of the rainy season, the World Health Organization, the UN health agency, alarms.
US Mulls Violating Iranian Nuclear Deal Although Iran Keeps It, Tillerson Says
The administration of US President Donald Trump is considering whether to break the 2015 deal on the Iranian nuclear program, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said, while admitting that Iran is upholding the deal’s terms.