Posts Tagged ‘spokesman’

Hamas surprised by IDF’s powerful counterattack – IDF spokesman

Browse > Home / News / Hamas surprised by IDF’s powerful counterattack – IDF spokesman May 14, 2021 by Aryeh Savir – TPS Read on for article The public in the Gaza Strip is starting to lose its patience and the Hamas terror organization is surprised by the IDF’s powerful counterattack and is having a […]

Iran will respond to attack on command ship in Red Sea, military spokesman says

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Sheriff’s spokesman replaced on shootings case; Biden orders flags to be flown at half-staff

On Thursday, FBI Director Christopher Wray also said it didn’t seem that race motivated the killings, but pointed to the ongoing investigations for a final determination. The bureau, he said, is involved “in a support role.” “While the motive remains still under investigation at the moment, it does not appear that the motive was racially […]

Coalition airbase in Iraq struck by at least 10 rockets, US spokesman confirms, just days before Pope’s historic visit

A coalition airbase in the western Iraqi province of Anbar has been struck by at least 10 missiles, just two weeks after a rocket attack on US-led forces in northern Iraq killed a civilian contractor. On Wednesday, Colonel Wayne Marotto, spokesman for the US military in Iraq and Operation Inherent Resolve, confirmed that the Ain […]

Iran spokesman says Tehran confident about lifting of US sanctions

Iran believes US sanctions will soon be lifted despite continuing “diplomatic wrangling” over reviving the nuclear deal, a government spokesman said on Saturday, signaling Tehran’s desire to end the impasse while not offering a new position. Iran and the United States have been at odds over who should take the first step to revive the […]

Iran will not renegotiate JCPOA: spokesman

TEHRAN – Iran will not renegotiate a deal that had already been negotiated painstakingly, says Alireza Miryousefi, spokesman for Iran’s mission to the United Nations. In a statement to Politico, the Iranian diplomat said that Iran “will not renegotiate an accord already agreed to after careful and detailed back-and-forth.” The statement came amid renewed European […]

Spokesman derides outgoing Pompeo’s obsession with Iran

TEHRAN – Iran’s Foreign Ministry has reacted to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s obsession with Iran, saying the U.S. regime is responsible for coups and wars against regional countries. “The outgoing Mr. #WeLiedCheatedStole is obsessing with Iran again,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh wrote in a tweet on Saturday. Khatibzadeh was making a reference […]

Ex-bin Laden Spokesman Freed, Deemed Too Fat to Survive Coronavirus in Prison

A convicted terrorist is now free and living in the United Kingdom after a judge agreed he was too obese to survive the Chinese coronavirus in jail. “Adel Abdel Bary, 60, had spent 21 years in a New Jersey prison for his role in the 1998 al Qaeda bombings of two US embassies in Africa […]

‘Ugly reality’: Iran’s FM spokesman accuses Saudi Arabia of being chief source of ‘bigotry, hatred & terrorism’ in region

The spokesman for Iran’s Foreign Ministry, Saeed Khatibzadeh, has accused Saudi Arabia of being the main hub for training terrorists in the region, while responding angrily to earlier critical remarks by his Saudi counterpart. “For decades, Wahhabism – nurtured by colonial powers – has been the source of bigotry, hatred & terrorism in our region […]

Yemeni Armed Forces Spokesman: Terrorists Targeted in Yemen’s Al-Baydha Received Arab, Western Support

By Staff, Agencies The Yemeni Armed Forces said Daesh [the Arabic acronym for ‘ISIS/ISIL’] and al-Qaeda terrorists recently targeted in operations in the province of al-Baydha received support from the Saudi-led coalition waging war on Yemen and Western countries. The Yemeni forces confirmed that its operation in al-Baydha targeted a coalition of aggression-related takfiri and […]

FM Spokesman: Iran’s presence in Syria upon Damascus’ request, Netanyahu prattling

FNA – Iran’s presence in Syria is upon Damascus’ request for advisory purposes, Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi said on Monday, adding that Israeli Premier Benjamin Netanyahu speaks a lot of nonsense. “Iran’s presence in Syria is upon the request of the Syrian legitimate and lawful government,” Mousavi reiterated. Emphasizing Iran’s advisory presence in […]

‘Attempt to spoil a peace deal’: Taliban spokesman says ‘Russian bounties’ story is fake news

The story – based on anonymous sources – was broken by the Times last month, and triggered a fresh wave of anti-Trump indignation in the media and on the left. President Donald Trump himself called the story a “phony hit job,” while his own Defense Department and Joint Chiefs of Staff said they were unable […]

Spokesman: Iran in talks with different countries to bypass US sanctions

FNA- Iranian Government Spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht announced that the country’s officials are holding talks with their counterparts from different states to find ways to bypass the US sanctions after its withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal. “In addition to the EU, we are improving relations with other countries, specially the neighbors,” Nobakht told reporters […]

Spokesman: US, Israel resort to terrorists to foment insecurity in Iran

FNA- Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Eje’i warned that the US and Israel are using the terrorist groups, including Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, also known as the MEK, PMOI and NCRI), to stir insecurity in Iran. “These days, the great Satan, the US, and certain American and Zionist statesmen threaten Iran and they have […]

Paris won’t let you know if it decides to strike Syria – govt spokesman

“If the government decides to strike [Syria], I won’t tell you, the President of the Republic won’t tell you,” Christophe Castaner said, speaking to BFMTV on Friday. He explained that the strikes won’t be announced publicly as doing so could put the lives of French servicemen intervening in Syria at risk.  Macron blames Assad for […]

Spokesman: Britain’s debt payment to Iran, Zaghari’s case completely unrelated

FNA- Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi rejected recent claims that Tehran has kept Nazanin Zaqhari – an Iranian-British citizen who has been convicted for security crimes – in jail until London makes its long overdue payments to Iran. “Mrs. Zaghari, as an Iranian citizen, has been convicted by the Islamic Republic of Iran’s judiciary and […]

More than 280 Iranian prisoners to be extradited from Turkmenistan: Spokesman

Tasnim – As many as 283 Iranian nationals jailed in Turkmenistan will be extradited following a recent visit by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to the Central Asian country, a spokesman said. Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said they will be handed over to Iranian judiciary at Lotfabad border crossing on Wednesday. Among them will be […]

Iran in talks to sell more heavy water: AEOI spokesman

Press TV- Iran is in talks to sell more heavy water after sales to the United States, Russia, and other countries, the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi has said. The official, quoted by Fars news agency on Monday, also said the country was to unveil its achievements in the area of heavy […]

ICE Spokesman Resigns After Refusing To Spread “Misleading Facts” That Labeled Undocumented Immigrants As “Dangerous Criminals”

Schwab told CNN he shared his concerns about the inaccuracies with ICE leadership, and was told to “deflect to previous statements.” After the agency showed no interest in correcting the misinformation, which included blanket demonization of undocumented immigrants as “public safety threats,” Schwab stepped down. On Monday, he explained his decision to CNN: “I just couldn’t […]

Iran, India to enhance energy ties: Spokesman

SHANA – The energy ties between Iran and India will increase in such areas as Makran Coasts and Chabahar Port, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said. Briefing reporters on Monday on the achievements of President Rouhani’s recent visit to New Delhi, Ghasemi said: “The Cooperation between Iran and India will develop especially in the […]

Iran to continue supporting role in post-Daesh Iraq: Spokesman

IRNA – Iran will continue its constructive and supporting role in Iraq’s reconstruction era, Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday. The remarks were made by Bahram Qasemi on Monday when he said that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif would participate in the International Conference of Iraq Reconstruction and Development, hosted by Kuwait. After more than […]

Photos: Iran FM Zarif meets Yemen’s Ansarullah spokesman in Tehran

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on February 10 Iran Front Page- IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday, February 10, and picked headlines… Source Article from https://theiranproject.com/blog/2018/02/10/photos-iran-fm-zarif-meets-yemens-ansarullah-spokesman-tehran/ 00

Judiciary Spokesman: Iranian-American Namazi not freed

FNA- Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Eje’i dismissed claims that Baqer Namazi, an Iranian-American, who was sentenced to 10 years of jail for spying and cooperating with the US government against Tehran has been released. “He has not been released and he has (temporarily) been granted a leave like other inmates,” Mohseni Eje’i told […]

Spokesman: Iran not to negotiate N. Deal, missiles, ready for all scenarios

FNA- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi reiterated his country’s opposition to both a renegotiation of the 2015 nuclear deal and talks on its missile program, stressing that Tehran is prepared for any scenarios to be played by Washington. “The Islamic Republic has several times stressed and reiterates again that contents of the nuclear deal […]

Head of Russia’s Central Election Commission blasts Kremlin spokesman for unfair promotion of Putin

nsnbc : Ella Pamfilova, chief Central Elections Commission official of the Russian Federation, blasted Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov over remarks she perceived as unfair […]

EU spokesman: Bloc stands ready to react ‘swiftly’ to any Trump trade curbs

     The European Union has reacted to US President Donald Trump’s criticism over, what he called, the EU’s unfair trade practices, which the President sees as discriminatory toward the US, explaining by it the expanding US foreign trade deficit. “We here, in the European Union, believe that trade can and should be win-win. We also […]

Iran in regular talks with Turkey on Syria: Spokesman

Tasnim– Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Tehran is in constant negotiations with Ankara about the latest developments in Syria. “We have been in contact and consultation with the Turkish friends regularly,” Qassemi told reporters during his weekly press conference in Tehran on Monday. “Syria’s affairs have always been important to us and we […]

Judiciary spokesman: 25 people killed in recent street protests

IRNA – Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei said on Sunday that some 400 who were arrested in recent street protests are in custody and the total number of those killed during the period stood 25. Speaking to reporters on his weekly press briefing, he said none of these people were killed by the fire of […]

‘No other word but racist’: UNHR spokesman slams Trump’s reported remarks on ‘s***hole countries’

Trump asks why so many immigrants come to US from ‘s***hole countries’ – reports “There is no other word one can use but ‘racist,’” a spokesman for the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights said, as quoted by Reuters. “You cannot dismiss entire countries and continents as ‘s***holes,’ whose entire populations, who […]

Armed Forces Spokesman: US plotting new sedition in Iran

FNA- Deputy Chief of Staff and Spokesman of Iran’s Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri lashed out at US President Donald Trump for his support for protests in Iran, warning of Washington’s new plots. “The support rendered by the highest-ranking official of the US regime along with a number of governments and arrogant powers’ media, […]

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