Showing posts with label IRAN. Show all posts
Showing posts with label IRAN. Show all posts

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Spokesman Warns of Iran’s Response after Trump’s Threat

Spokesman Warns of Iran’s Response after Trump’s Threat
The spokesperson for the Iranian administration dismissed falsified reports to which the US president has referred to threaten Iran with military action, cautioning Washington that any mistake would draw Iran’s appropriate response.

Monday, September 14, 2020

Friday, August 14, 2020

Iran Denies Report on Seizure of Iranian Tankers

Seizure of Iranian Tankers
Iran’s ambassador to Caracas dismissed a report from The Wall Street Journal that the US has confiscated four Iranian oil tankers carrying fuel to Venezuela.

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Iran’s civil aviation refutes claims of missile strike on Ukrainian plane

Ukrainian Boeing 737
Iranian experts have dropped a possible missile strike version as cause for the crash of a Ukrainian Boeing 737 near Tehran, Chief Executive of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization Ali Abedzadeh citing preliminary results of the investigation.

US Officials Believe Ukrainian Plane Was 'Most Likely' Accidentally Shot Down by Iranian Air Defence

Boeing 737-800 crashed minutes after taking off from Tehran
A Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) Boeing 737-800 crashed minutes after taking off from Tehran International Airport, claiming the lives of 167 passengers and nine crew members. Iranian officials reported that the pilots did not report a malfunction, but witnesses claimed the jet was engulfed in fire prior to its crash.

Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Up to 4,000 US Troops Could Deploy to Mideast amid Protests in Iraq

US Troops
Following angry protests by Iraqi people outside the US embassy over Washington’s airstrikes on the Arab country, up to 4,000 American troops will be deployed to Kuwait, according to three US defense officials.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Iran supreme leader threatens to block all Gulf oil exports if its own are stopped

Strait of Hormuz
Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that no country in the region will export oil if Iran’s exports are stopped. The same threat was earlier voiced by President Hassan Rouhani.

Turkey, US start talks on sanctions against Iran

Turkey, US start talks on sanctions against Iran
Turkish and American officials on Friday started to discuss forthcoming US sanctions against Iran, as Turkey is one of the main importers of Iranian oil.

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Iraq: Protests rage over poor public services, unemployment

Iraq has placed its security forces on high alert after protests against high unemployment and a lack of basic services in the country's southern provinces spread to the capital, Baghdad.

Friday, July 13, 2018

France Says Europe Should React to US Extra-Territorial Sanctions

US Extra-Territorial Sanctions
The US has rejected a French request for waivers for its companies operating in Iran that Paris sought after Washington re-imposed sanctions on Tehran, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said, adding that Europe needs to defend itself against such extra-territorial sanctions.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Friday, July 6, 2018

Iran reaffirms commitment to nuclear deal, parties agree to act without US – Lavrov

Iran reaffirms commitment to nuclear deal
Three European parties to the Iranian nuclear deal, as well as Russia and China, have agreed to create a special mechanism to maintain trade with Iran independently from Washington, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said.

Friday, June 29, 2018

India insists on energy security needs despite US request to cut Iranian oil imports

India insists on energy security needs
India on Thursday reiterated that its priority was to ensure its "energy security" requirements, in an apparent indication that it will not shy away from importing oil from Iran despite US sanctions.

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Russian Envoy Blames UN Chief for Overlooking US Violation of Resolution on Iran N. Deal

UN Chief
Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Vasily Nebenzya said that he was surprised to see that the UN chief has ignored Washington’s violation of its resolution 2231 in his latest report on the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Friday, June 8, 2018

US Sought Saudi Oil Support before Iran Move

US Sought Saudi Oil Support before Iran Move
A day before US President Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal, one of his senior officials phoned Saudi Arabia to ask the world’s largest oil exporter to help keep prices stable if the decision disrupted supply.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Syria not ‘immune’, Israel will destroy Assad’s forces if attacked, says Netanyahu

Syria not ‘immune’, Israel will destroy Assad’s forces if attacked, says Netanyahu
Israel will “destroy” any Syrian forces that attempt an attack against Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned. He also cautioned President Assad against inviting Iranian troops into Syria.

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