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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.

EU Vows to Create Payment Channels to Maintain Trade with Iran

Remaining parties to the Iran nuclear deal have promised to establish a ‘special purpose vehicle’ to facilitate payments related to Iran’s exports as part of efforts to salvage the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action after the US’ withdrawal.

Iran Sues London-Based Channel for Terror Promotion

The Iranian embassy in London has filed a lawsuit against the London-based TV channel Iran International at the UK’s communications regulator Ofcom over the channel’s support for a terrorist group involved in the Saturday attack on a military parade in Iran’s Ahvaz.

Iran Makes 22 Arrests in Connection with Ahvaz Terror Attack

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry has announced in a statement that it has made 22 arrests after its agents found a hideout belonging to the terrorists behind the Saturday attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, south-west of Iran.

UN Security Council Strongly Condemns Ahvaz Terror Attack

The UN Security Council has in the strongest terms condemned the “heinous and cowardly” terrorist attack on a military parade in Ahvaz, south-west of Iran, which killed 25 and wounded 60 others.

EU Finalising Offers to Meet Iran’s Demands: Mogherini

EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini says Europe is finalising its offers to meet the Islamic Republic’s demands in a bid to save the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

No Hope for Change in Trump’s Behaviour: Iran’s Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has ruled out the possibility of meeting his American counterpart in New York, saying that Tehran has no hope that US President Donald Trump would change his behaviour.

Those behind Ahvaz Attack Funded by Saudi, UAE, Iran Leader Says

Iran says the recent deadly attack in Ahvaz was carried out by “coward” terrorists who get support from the US in Iraq and Syria and get their money from Saudi Arabia and the UAE.

Iran Looking for Brave Soldier Who Saved People in Ahvaz Attack

A top military official has urged Iranian citizens to identify the brave soldier who rescued many civilians by taking them away from the scene of a terrorist attack on a parade in southwestern city of Ahvaz on Saturday.

Denmark to Extradite Al-Ahvazi Terrorists to Iran If Allegations Proven

Danish Foreign Ministry spokesman says Copenhagen will extradite members of an anti-Iran terrorist group who reside in the European country, if it finds evidence proving Iran’s allegation that they were behind the Saturday’s attack in south-western city of Ahvaz.

Thousands Attend Funeral for Victims of Iran Terror Attack

A funeral procession was held on Monday for those martyred in the Saturday terrorist attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz in the southern Iran.

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