Zarif Raps US Sanctions on Central Bank as War Crime

Iran’s foreign minister has dismissed the recent sanctions on the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) as a war crime and instance of economic terrorism.

Iran Releases Two Australians, Will Free Russian Journo Soon

Iran has released British-Australian woman Jolie King and her Australian boyfriend, Mark Firkin, after dropping all charges against them, Canberra confirmed Saturday.

US Will Deprive Iranians of Water and Oxygen If It Can: DM

Iran’s defence minister says the US would even deprive Iranian people of access to water and oxygen in order to advance its so-called ‘maximum pressure’ policy against the Islamic Republic.

Hostage-Taking in NY: US Bars Zarif from Visiting Diplomat at Hospital

The US has barred Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif from visiting Iran’s UN ambassador, Majid Takht-Ravanchi, at a hospital in New York City, where he is hospitalized for cancer, saying the permission would be issued if Iran releases an American prisoner.

Did US Just Complete Its Part of New Prisoner Swap with Iran?

The US “deportation” of an Iranian woman prisoner charged with circumvention of Washington’s sanctions against Tehran seems to be part of a new prisoner exchange deal between Iran and the US despite an official denial.

Exclusive: UK Mission to US Will Hold Session on Iran

As world leaders gather in New York for the United Nations General Assembly, the British mission to New York seeks to hold a session regarding British-Iranians held in Iran over espionage for the UK.

Iran Dismisses EU Parliament’s ‘Biased’ Human Rights Resolution

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has dismissed the recent “biased and unrealistic” resolution adopted by the European Parliament against Iran.

500,000 Foreign Students Going to School in Iran

Iran is currently providing educational services for about half a million foreign students, according to the country’s deputy minister of education.

Over 600 Political Prisoners in Bahrain Go on Hunger Strike

More than 600 Bahraini political prisoners are now on hunger strike to protest ill-treatment at Bahrain’s notorious Jaw prison.

US Sanctions ‘Crime against Humanity’: Iran President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the US’ cruel sanctions against Iran are tantamount to “crime against humanity” and “economic terrorism” as they have put ordinary Iranians and even patients under pressure.

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