Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran could choose an option other than withdrawing from or remaining in the 2015 nuclear deal, in case Europe fails to provide binding assurances Tehran demands for remaining in the pact.
The Iranian president says his government is determined to handle challenges the nation is facing, and he is optimistic the country will succeed in foiling hostile plots, just like the way it managed to discredit nuclear allegations against Iran.
Several Iranian officials have responded to the social media campaign #Where_Is_Your_Child, which aims to shed light on nepotism that some believe plagues the country and is partly to blame for rampant corruption and mismanagement.
Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has shrugged off the US’ war rhetoric against Iran, reassuring the nation that there will be no war coming, nor will Iran sit for talks with the untrustworthy US.
Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi says the recent remarks by Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on his country’s compliance with the US sanctions on Iran will have no impact on bilateral ties between the two neighbouring countries.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned North Korea against trusting the US, saying that the Trump administration is unreliable and leaves international agreements unilaterally.
Abdolnasser Hemmati, the newly-appointed governor of Iran’s Central Bank, unveiled a package of measures to rein in the recent turbulence in foreign currency market in Iran.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last week urged the world to “help” the children and teenagers of Iran who, he said, are being oppressed by the Iranian government, but the world still remembers the bitter stories of numerous Palestinian kids oppressed by the Israeli regime during the past decades.
Remarks by US President Donald Trump that he is ready for unconditional talks with Iran have received mixed responses in Iran with some arguing for the need for direct communications between the two arch-foes and others expressing pessimism the US is honest in its request for talks.
The Iranian Parliament’s National Security Commission is mulling over a plan to abolish the compulsory enlistment of Iranian men above 18 years of age in the military service, and to introduce an alternative plan that would make the army professional.