Iran Politics News

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.

Rouhani Calls US Sanctions ‘Crime against Humanity’

President Hassan Rouhani says the US' sanctions against the Iranian nation are a “crime against humanity” as they have effectively targeted ordinary people, hampering their access to food and medicine.

US Carrier Stops Moving towards Persian Gulf: Military Source

The US aircraft carrier, USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier, which was en route to the Persian Gulf to counter what the US called increased Iranian thrrat, has stopped in the Arabian Sea, an Iranian military source said.

Iran FM Leaves New Delhi for Tokyo

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has left the Indian capital of New Delhi for Tokyo at the invitation of his Japanese counterpart.

Iran Begins Unlimited Production of Enriched Uranium, Heavy Water

Tehran has begun rolling back some of its commitments under the Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran, India Hold 11th Joint Consular Meeting

The 11th Joint Consular meeting of Iran and India was held in New Delhi on Tuesday.

There Will Be No War between Iran, US: Leader

The Leader of the Islamic Revolution Seyyed Ali Khamenei has ruled out the possibility of a war between Iran and the US and said resistance is the definite option of the Iranian nation against the US.

Iran Threatens to Quit JCPOA If Nuclear Case Sent to UNSC

A senior official of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the country has a host of different measures to take if its nuclear case is sent back to the UN Security Council, including quitting the nuclear deal it clinched with major world powers back in 2015.

Iran FM Calls UAE Vessel Explosions ‘Suspicious’

Iran's foreign minister has described the recent vessel explosions near the Emirati port city of Fujairah as ‘suspicious’, saying such moves in the Middle East are aimed at provoking tension in the region.

Iran Denies Claim It’d Stay in JCPOA If Oil Exports Guaranteed

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman has rejected a report by Reuters regarding the country's condition for staying in the Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Israel Real Threat to Global Peace, Security: Iran

Iran’s foreign ministry has described the Israeli regime as the real threat to the world and region’s peace and security, calling on the international community to take action to end Tel Aviv’s occupation of Palestinian territories.

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