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 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

Israel, a ‘committed partner’ in Washington’s efforts to curb Iran’s malign activities

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a meeting in Jerusalem yesterday with the U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook, who also serves as a senior Policy Advisor to the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. During a short-televised encounter, ahead of the scheduled meeting that was held behind closed doors, Prime Minister Netanyahu once again … Read more

President Trump vows to use every instrument against terror

U.S. President Donald Trump vowed to use every instrument available to confront the sinister forces of terrorism, while stressing that the war against terror was one of the reasons for his decision to withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.  According to Trump, “We will use every instrument in our national power to confront … 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

U.S. to continue tightening sanctions against Iran

The U.S. Ambassador For Disarmament Robert Wood clarified that Washington will continue to tighten its sanctions, in spite of the International Criminal court’s verdict, which demanded that some of the economic sanctions placed on the Islamic Republic be lifted. The U.S. Ambassador for Disarmament in Geneva said “I think yesterday’s decision on that issue was … Read more

International Criminal Court adopts Iranian position against U.S. sanctions

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Washington’s decision to terminate the 1955 Treaty of Amity with Iran – a move he stressed “was long overdue.” The American decision came in response to a demand by the International Criminal Court in the Hague, which ordered the United States to lift the sanctions on Iran that … Read more

India to continue imports of crude-oil from the Islamic Republic, Tehran claims

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif announced that India has committed to continue economic cooperation with Iran, inclusive of oil import, despite significant pressure from the United States. According to Zarif, “Our Indian friends have always been categorical in terms of their intention to continue economic cooperation and imports of oil from Iran and I … Read more