Posts Tagged ‘iranian’

Beyond the price of gas: Iranian protests raise specter of regime change

Gas prices doubled or even tripled over the weekend, following a decision by the government to cut fuel subsidies and redirect those funds into other social programs. Widespread protests across Iran have escalated into riots in some places, with reports of half a dozen deaths and multiple injuries. The authorities have blamed the US for […]

Iranian FM, Hamas leader discuss Gaza developments

Tasnim – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Hamas Political Bureau Chief Ismail Haniyeh exchanged views about the latest developments in the Gaza Strip and the Israeli attacks on the coastal enclave. In a telephone conversation on Monday night, Zarif condemned the Tel Aviv regime’s recent acts of aggression against the Palestinian nation, including […]

Iranian deputy FM heads for Netherlands

Tasnim – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi started his official visit to the Netherlands to participate in another round of political talks between the two countries. Heading a high-ranking delegation, Araqchi left Tehran for The Hague on Sunday to attend the third round of political talks between the Islamic Republic […]

One killed, several injured in Iranian gasoline protests — report

TEHRAN, Iran — One civilian was killed and others injured in the Iranian city of Sirjan, the semi-official news agency ISNA said Saturday, a day after protests in the central city over a gasoline price hike. “Unfortunately someone was killed,” Sirjan’s acting governor Mohammad Mahmoudabadi said in the report, adding that the cause of the […]

Leader grants clemency to over 3,500 Iranian prisoners

Tasnim – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei approved a proposal to pardon or commute the sentences of more than 3,500 Iranian convicts sentenced by various courts in the country. The pardon was granted at the request of the country’s Judiciary Chief Hojatoleslam Seyed Ebrahim Raeisi on the occasion of the birth […]

Defense min. slams US sanctions on Iranian Armed Forces cmdrs.

MNA – Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami on Wed. condemned the recent US sanctions on some of the commanders of the Iranian Armed Forces. “Iranian Armed Forces have always been a thorn in Americans’ eye and this time they have imposed sanctions on some of our commanders, which is a futile measure,” he said. […]

Elementary schools closed in Iranian capital amid high pollution levels

All elementary schools in and around the Iranian capital Tehran have been suspended for the last day of education week amid elevated levels of pollution in the smog-ridden city. The governor of Tehran province said on Tuesday that elementary schools in cities of Tehran, as well as in Varamin, Qarchak and Pishva, all those […]

SNSC sec.: Legal rights, interests of Iranian people ‘nonnegotiable’

MNA – Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Rear Admiral Ali Shamkhani said that legal rights and interests of Iranian people are not negotiable. If the United States and Europe continue the current process with the hope of Iran’s withdrawal from nuclear deal, known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), they will […]

Iranian demonstrators: US deceitful, mankind’s enemy

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Iranian demonstrators: US deceitful, mankind’s enemy

Press TV – Thousands of Iranian demonstrators have issued a statement at the end of rallies on the 40th anniversary of the former US embassy takeover, branding Washington “deceitful” and “mankind’s biggest enemy.” Students on Monday joined people from all backgrounds to express their opposition to America’s policy of destabilizing other nations. Thousands of demonstrators gathered outside […]

Iranian VP, Kyrgyz PM discuss closer ties

Tasnim – Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri and Kyrgyzstan’s Prime Minister Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev held talks about a host of topics, including the latest efforts to boost bilateral relations between the two countries. Speaking at the meeting, held in the Uzbek capital of Tashkent on Saturday, Jahangiri emphasized that the Iran-Kyrgyzstan joint economic commission should remove […]

Iranian cleric warns of plot to create strife in Iraq, Lebanon

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Iranian envoy to Baghdad, Hakim discuss regional issues

MNA – Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi met with Leader of the National Wisdom Movement of Iraq Seyyed Ammar al-Hakim on Tuesday, where the two sides conferred on regional affairs. “In my meeting with the Iranian envoy, we discussed mutual ties besides regional issues,” Hakim said, according to Almaalomah. He also thanked Iran for […]

Israeli embassies said to ramp up security amid fears of Iranian attack

Israeli embassies have reportedly stepped up security and preparedness amid growing fears in Jerusalem that Iran was readying to launch a military strike on the Jewish state. A report by the Kan public broadcaster Monday said that Tehran has been emboldened by its devastating attack on Saudi Arabian oil installations last month, and was plotting […]

Iranian President condoles with Lebanon on demise of Shia scholar

Tasnim – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offered his condolences to the Lebanese nation over the demise of top Shia scholar Ayatollah Seyed Jafar Morteza-Ameli. In a message released on Monday night, Rouhani described the passing away of the prominent Shiite cleric as saddening and grievous. “The hardworking thinker and researcher on Quranic sciences… provided lasting […]

Iranian FM, KRG president hold talks on regional issues

Tasnim – The Iranian foreign minister and the president of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government discussed the latest regional developments at a meeting in Doha. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and KRG President Nechirvan Barzani met on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference Core Group Meeting in Qatar’s capital on Monday evening. They […]

US after region’s oil: Iranian Speaker

Tasnim – Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani denounced the US government for fomenting wars for the purpose of plundering the Middle East’s oil resources. “The US has triggered slaughter in our region and is creating trouble, because it is after the region’s oil and assets,” Larijani said in an address to an academic ceremony on […]

Iran was informed of IS leader Baghdadi’s death – Iranian officials tell Reuters

Reuters – Iran was informed by sources in Syria that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed, two Iranian officials told Reuters on Sunday. “Iran was informed about Baghdadi’s death by Syrian officials who got it from the field,” one of the officials said. The second Iranian official confirmed it. Writing by Parisa Hafezi, […]

Iranian engineers complete giant project in Sri Lanka

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Iranian political analyst urges gov. to pull out from JCPOA, NPT

MNA – Iranian foreign affairs analyst Foad Izadi has called the government to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal with 5+1 (JCPOA) and Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). “Regarding Europeans’ measures and behavior, pulling out from JCPOA and afterward from NPT must be on the government’s agenda,” he said. “The taken steps by […]

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