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News and views from the world of politics in Iran and the region, including government, Parliament, foreign affairs, defence and more. Also there is special coverage of developments related to the 2015 nuclear deal, or JCPOA.

“Iran on Verge of Major Legal Victory against US”

A senior Iranian expert says the ICJ’s recent letter to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urging him not to take any further actions regarding anti-Iran sanctions shows the Islamic Republic is on the brink of achieving an historic legal victory over the United States.

Iran Says Red Sea No Longer Safe for US Navy

IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani has harshly responded to the US President’s anti-Iran threats amid an increasingly escalating war of words between the two sides.

Iran Rejects Saudi US Ambassador’s Worthless Claims about Zarif

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has refuted the “ridiculous and scandalous” allegations made by the Saudi Ambassador to the US against Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Iran Opens First Lab Equipped with Quantum Technology

TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Salehi, director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), announced on Wednesday that the first lab equipped with quantum technology research facilities is working in Iran.

Iran Officially Protests at Pompeo’s Meddlesome Remarks

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has submitted a letter of protest to the Swiss embassy in Tehran, the protector of Washington’s interests, following US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's interventionist remarks and unfounded allegations made at an anti-Iran gathering in California.

IRGC to Equip Su-22 Fighter Jets with Long-Range Cruise Missiles

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force says experts at his division have successfully overhauled and upgraded 10 Russian-made Sukhoi Su-22 fighter jets and plans to equip them with cruise missile that have a range of 1,500 km.

Iran President Says Trump’s Empty Rhetoric Not Worth a Response

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says national integrity, unity and resistance provide the most powerful response to the United States’ adversity and inappropriate rhetoric.

“US Must Abandon Idea of Holding One-Sided Negotiation with Iran”

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has advised US government officials and President Donald Trump to forget about holding one-way negotiations with Iran under the shadow of threat.

Trump Says US Ready to Reach “Real Deal” with Iran

Two days after threatening Iran, US President Donald Trump tamped down his hawkish rhetoric and signaled he’s ready to make a “real deal” on Tehran’s nuclear program.
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Iran Can Block Global Oil Exports Whenever It Wants: IRGC

IRGC Chief-Commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari has warned the US of the consequences of its efforts to cut Iran’s oil exports, saying that all oil transportation passageways are within Iran’s reach.

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