Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi says Iran may pull out of its nuclear deal with international powers if Western banks continue to refuse doing business with the country for the fear of American sanctions.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the Persian Gulf states to work for the realization of “a historic paradigm shift” in the region through confidence-building measures.
The Aseman Airline’s Tehran-Yasuj flight with 66 people on board has crashed in southern Isfahan province and all the passengers and crew members are confirmed dead.
IRGC Chief-Commander Major General Mohammad-Ali Jafari has lauded an Iranian film about Tehran’s role in the fight against terrorism in Syria, praising its director for his allegiance to the Islamic Republic.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the key to a détente in Iran-US relations is in the hands of Washington and the currently severed relations between the two sides would change only if the US stops exerting pressure on and making threats against Iran.
An Iranian conservative newspaper says the French foreign minister has made rude remarks about Iran and, hence, must not be allowed to enter the country.
An energy expert has called the Sanchi oil tanker collision an ambiguous case, saying that further investigation will indicate whether the Chinese have done what they could to prevent the tragic incident and its loses.
An informed source close to the Iranian foreign ministry says all relevant bodies in the Islamic Republic have received instructions on what to do in case the US president refuses to re-certify Iran’s compliance with the nuclear deal on January 12.
The global reactions to the temporary restriction of social media in Iran amid the recent unrest raises a serious question for Iranian people: if the freedom of Internet is so much important for other countries, why don’t we see any major reaction to the anti-Iran technology sanctions?
Iran has imposed “temporary” restrictions on the extremely popular messaging app Telegram after the messenger refused to block a channel that promotes violence and riot in the Islamic Republic. But is Telegram ready to lose millions of its users?