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Development of Chabahar top priority of Iran: Zarif

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that development of Chabahar free trade zone is high on the agenda of the Iranian Foreign Ministry and foreign policy.
Source: IRNA | 2019/6/27 0:42:11

Iran 'never seeks war' with US, says Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani said Iran "never seeks war" with the US, state media reported Wednesday amid a spike in tensions between the two countries.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/26 20:33:40

Iran says to suspend more nuke commitments on July 7

Iran will suspend more of its commitments under 2015 nuclear deal early July, Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said on Tuesday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/26 11:21:33

US, Iran step up war of words after fresh sanctions

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday ramped up his rhetoric against Iran by threatening a tough military response in the event of any attack, following fresh US sanctions which were met with tough response from Iran.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/26 10:21:17

New sanctions kill diplomacy: Tehran

Iran said Tuesday new US sanctions against its leaders marked the end of diplomacy with Washington, after President Donald Trump threatened the country with obliteration.
Source: AFP-Global Times | 2019/6/25 21:33:41

'No backtrack' on Russian missile deal, says Erdogan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that NATO-member Turkey would take delivery of Russia's S-400 missile defense system in July - a deal that has created tensions with the US.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/25 21:33:40

Washington kicks off Mideast plan

After a wait of two and a half years, the US administration is launching its Middle East peace plan Tuesday - with an economic initiative that the Palestinians are boycotting.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/25 21:13:41

Taliban militants blow up bridge in northern Afghanistan

Taliban militants blew up a bridge in northern Takhar province, cutting the way between provincial capital Taluqan city and hundreds of villages on Tuesday, provincial police spokesman Abdul Khalil Asir said.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/25 13:25:01

Palestinians protest against new Middle East peace plan in Lebanon

Palestinians take part in a protest in the Burj al-Barajneh refugee camp near Beirut, Lebanon, on June 24, 2019. Members of Lebanese and Palestinian political parties on Monday said that they completely refuse the "Deal of the Century" and any measures that are related to the new Middle East peace plan, the National News Agency reported.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/25 11:59:08

Iran 'foils' US cyberattacks

Iran denied Monday it was hit by a US cyberattack as Washington was due to tighten sanctions on Tehran in a standoff sparked by the US withdrawal from a nuclear deal.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/24 21:48:41

Netanyahu says Israel will consider US Mideast plan

Israel's prime minister said on Sunday he would give US President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan fair and open consideration, while the Palestinian president rejected the proposal.
Source: Reuters | 2019/6/24 20:43:40

Official: Iran serious in its JCPOA decisions

President of Iran's Strategic Council Kamal Kharrazi said after the end of the 60-day moratorium to the three European Union countries Iran will take serious strides, adding that the Iranian officials are serious in their decisions.
Source: IRNA | 2019/6/24 19:40:09

Iran avoids putting stamps on foreigners' passports

President Hassan Rouhani in a decree authorized interior ministry to avoid putting rubber stamps on the passports of foreign nationals visiting the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Source: IRNA | 2019/6/24 19:39:02

Iran wins Shanghai Film Festival Golden Goblet Award

Iranian movie 'Qasr-e Shirin' directed by Reza Mirkarimi won the Golden Goblet Award from the 22nd Shanghai International Film Festival.
Source: IRNA | 2019/6/24 19:36:56

Iran says has defused 33m cyber attacks in a year

"We have been facing with cyber terrorism, like Stuxnet, and the US unilateralism, such as sanctions, for a long time," Azari Jahromi said in his official Twitter account on Monday.
Source: IRNA | 2019/6/24 19:35:14

Israeli city cuts Jesus link from name to avoid confusion

An Israeli city often confused with its famous neighbor Nazareth, where Christians believe Jesus was raised, has changed its name in the hope of consolidating its separate identity.
Source: AFP | 2019/6/23 20:23:41

US launches cyber attacks against Iran: report

The United States carried out cyber attacks against Iranian missile control systems in retaliation after Iran shot down a US surveillance drone, media have reported Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/6/23 17:33:20