Monday, December 5, 2022

Politics

Iran says ready to help ease Turkey-Syria tension

Iran’s foreign minister says Tehran is ready to help alleviate border tensions between Turkey and Syria.

Sudani: Iraq will never forget Iran’s support for its anti-terror fight

New Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani says his country will never forget Iran’s support in its fights against terrorism, and that Baghdad will not allow any party to pose a security threat to its eastern neighbor from Iraqi soil.

Ayatollah Khamenei urges Iraqis to stand up against “enemies of Iraq’s progress”

Iran's leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has urged Iraqis to stand up to the enemies of their country's progress by relying on people and the youth. Ayatollah Khamenei was speaking at a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia' Al Sudani in Tehran on Tuesday.

IRGC deputy chief: Ringleaders nabbed over Iran riots linked to US spy services

The deputy chief of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says leaders of the enemy networks arrested recently in connection with their involvement in violent riots in Iran were linked to American spy services.

Iran MP: US, Europe still willing for revival of 2015 nuclear deal

An Iranian lawmaker says the US and the Europeans are still expressing willingness for a revival of the 2015 nuclear agreement, and relevant exchanges between Tehran and Washington remain underway.

MP: Iran must ignore IAEA resolution, keep up uranium enrichment

An Iranian lawmaker plays down a Western-drafted resolution recently passed against Iran at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), saying the country must ignore the “hype” and keep up its uranium enrichment.

New Iraqi PM in Tehran for high-level talks with Iranian officials

New Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani is visiting Tehran for talks with high-ranking Iranian officials on the expansion of bilateral and regional cooperation between the two neighbors.

Iran’s IRGC says has foiled counter-security plot in southern port city, elements arrested

The intelligence organization of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it thwarted a counter-security plot linked to a “reactionary Persian Gulf regime” in the southern province of Hormozgan.

Iranian president congratulates Qatar’s Emir over World Cup

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has congratulated Qatar on successfully holding the FIFA World Cup 2022 during a telephone conversation with the Qatari emir.

Iran’s Leader stresses need for stronger naval presence in intl. waters

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has ordered the all-out promotion of combat capabilities of Iran's Navy. He stressed the need for the naval force to continue its presence in international waters and high seas.

Iran says not to cooperate with UN rights committee, summons German envoy

The spokesman for the Iranian foreign ministry says Tehran, “will in no way cooperate with the UN fact-finding mission” over the recent protests and deadly riots in the country.

Iranian MP criticizes security forces for using “live fire” against Kurdish protesters

An Iranian MP representing Mahabad in West Azerbaijan Province has called on President Ebrahim Raisi and Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi to order an investigation into who used live fire against protesters in the Kurdish city in Western Iran.

MP: Iranian raids destroyed dozens of terror bases in Iraqi Kurdistan

An Iranian lawmaker says the country’s Armed Forces destroyed over 70 terror bases with missiles and drones during raids on Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region, significantly boosting security on the Iranian side of the border.

Iran Parliament approves accession to Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Iranian lawmakers have unanimously approved legislation on the accession of Iran to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), a Eurasian political, economic and security body based in China.

IRGC chief: Iran will turn ‘great sedition into graveyard’ for US, other enemies

The chief commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the US and its allies are using their media to destabilize the country, stressing, however, that the Islamic Republic will “turn the great sedition into a graveyard” for them.

Iran’s Fars News Agency says origin of recent hacking attack detected

Iran’s Fars News Agency explains different aspects of the latest cyberattack that recently hit its website, saying the origin of the assault was quickly determined and an operation is underway to neutralize it.

Ayatollah Khamenei: US after blackmailing Iranian nation, talks won’t solve issues

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says “Negotiations will not settle our problems with America. There’s only one thing that solves the problems, and that’s paying ransoms” not once but on a daily basis.

Iranian daily: Protesters used compulsory hijab as pretext to voice greater demands

An Iranian daily says the issue of compulsory hijab in Iran served as “a pretext” for many protesters to take to the streets in the past weeks and voice three major demands, among them economic improvement, urging authorities to heed the calls.

Iran rejects Britain’s claim over drones, nuclear program

Iran has rejected as baseless a claim by the British foreign secretary regarding Iran’s provision of drone to Russia for use in the Ukraine war.

Iran’s IRGC deploying reinforcements to Iraq Kurdistan border areas

The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Ground Force says reinforcements are being deployed to regions along Iran’s western and northwestern borderline as the military steps up the campaign against separatist terror groups in the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

Foreign minister says Iran not to allow foreign meddling in its domestic affairs

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has stressed that Tehran is fully committed to the issue of human rights, but will not allow any foreign interference in its internal affairs.

UAE calls for revival of Iran nuclear deal

The United Arab Emirates (UAE)’s Minister of Foreign Affairs has called for the revival of the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, and a resolution of relevant technical issues.

Iranian official says UK supporting anti-Iran ‘war room’

A spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry says the UK government is supporting an anti-Iran “war room” by offering support for a London-based Saudi-owned television network.

IRGC chief warns Israel: No assassination will go unanswered

The chief commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the military force will exact revenge for the assassination of its every single member, days after Israel killed an IRGC military advisor in Syria.

Iran UN mission urges Iraq to counter threats from Kurdistan region

Iran told the United Nations that the military operations against separatist terror groups based in Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdistan region aim to defend the country’s national security. It called on the central Iraqi government to shoulder its responsibility to maintain effective control over its entire territory and internationally-recognized borders.

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