Khamenei: U.S. sanctions on Iran bolstered regional standing

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khemenei hinted to the growing strain that U.S. sanctions are having on his country’s economy yet attempted to reassure his followers by claiming that ultimately the Islamic Republic will prevail. In a televised speech that focused on the growing hardships that emerged following the American withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear … Read more

Iran threatens EU of ‘patience running out’

EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini welcomed the Islamic Republic’s Atomic Energy Agency Director Ali Akbar Salehi for a meeting on European efforts to preserve the all-but-lost nuclear agreement with Iran. Following their meeting, the office of the European External Action Service, which is headed by Mogherini, released a statement in which she reiterated the … Read more

Iran warns EU of ominous consequences if JCPOA breaks-down

Iran’s nuclear chief warned the ‘soon-to-be’ 27-member bloc of ominous consequences, if they do not follow through with their 2015 nuclear agreement commitments which includes economic benefits. During a joint press conference with European Energy Commissioner Mighel Arias Canete, the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Director, Ali Akbar Salehi asserted that unless the P4+1, which includes … Read more

EU Foreign Ministers endorse French bid for sanctions against Iran

the European Union’s Foreign Ministers in Brussels endorsed a French government decision to sanction Iranian nationals whom were accused of plotting a bomb attack in Paris, potentially allowing the measures to take effect across the European bloc. Several Ministers whom attended the vote, voiced the opinion that the “technical work could now start on an … Read more

China’s largest bank for transactions from Tehran to halt its Iran-business by Nov. 1st

President Donald Trump announced that the United States continues to make significant progress in the fight against “radical Islamic terrorism” across the Middle East, a campaign that has decimated the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. Ahead of a briefing with senior military leaders, Trump stressed that continued efforts are being made to boost the … Read more

Iran condemns U.S. for growing sanctions regime

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lashed out over the latest U.S. sanctions against his country, calling them ‘an impediment to humanitarian trade,’ while accusing the Trump administration for what he claimed was a continued “disregard for rule of law and human rights and an entire people.” In response to the Iranian condemnation, a U.S. … Read more

India rejects pending U.S. sanctions on Iran

India is expected to continue its oil-purchases from Iran after the 4th November, when a series of U.S. sanctions will be implemented against Tehran’s oil and banking industries. The Indian decision to continue business as usual with Iran has infuriated the Trump Administration, which demands from all countries worldwide to completely halt oil imports from … Read more