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Iran has strongly condemned a move by the European Union and Britain to impose sanctions on some Iranian real and legal persons, saying Tehran will soon announce its own bans against the Europeans.
Iran’s defense ministry denies that executed British spy Alireza Akbari ever held the post of deputy defense minister of the Islamic Republic.
The United Kingdom has sanctioned Iran’s prosecutor general in response to Tehran’s execution of an Iranian-British national convicted of espionage for the British intelligence agency, Foreign Minister James Cleverly confirmed on Saturday.
Simon Shercliff, the British ambassador to Tehran has been summoned to the Iranian ministry of foreign affairs over “the unreasonable interferences of Britain in the Islamic Republic of Iran’s national security.”
UK Foreign Secretary James Cleverly says that Iran's execution of a British-Iranian national would not go unchallenged, while UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has called the hanging of the spy a "cowardly act." Alireza Akbari, a former Iranian official, has been executed after he was guilty of spying for the British intelligence agency.
Iran has executed Alireza Akbari, a former defense official who was sentenced to death over long-running espionage for Britain’s MI6 intelligence service.
The Iranian intelligence ministry says former defense ministry employee Alireza Akbari convicted of spying for Britain has been sentenced to death.
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps(IRGC) says its forces have dealt a heavy blow to a counterrevolutionary cell linked to Britain.
An Iranian lawmaker says Iran's parliament will press legislation to downgrade ties with Britain. Esmail Kosari said MPs also want to push for reconsidering ties with France and Germany.
British Ambassador to Iran Simon Shercliff joins staff members of the UK embassy and those of other foreign embassies in Tehran to erase the anti-UK slogans apparently written by protesters on the walls of the country’s diplomatic mission over its reported involvement in a series of protests and riots in Iran.
Iran's Foreign Ministry sommoned the UK ambassador to Tehran for "the continuation of the meddlesome statements of British officials about Iran’s internal developments and their support for terror and rioting and their imposition of illegal sanctions against a number of Iranian nationals."
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.
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.
Hundreds of university students accompanied by large numbers of ordinary people and business owners have gathered outside the British embassy in Tehran to protest "London’s hostile acts against Iran’s national security."
The head of Iran's Taekwondo Federation has criticized Britain for refusing to issue visas for seven members of the Iranian national Taekwondo team in the World Taekwondo Grand Prairie competitions in Manchester.
Iran imposes sanctions on British individuals, institutions for supporting terrorism, instigating riots
The Islamic Republic of Iran has imposed sanctions on a number of British individuals and institutions for their role in “supporting terrorism, promoting and instigating terrorism, violence and hate-mongering and violation of human rights.”
Iran’s Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador to Tehran on Monday for the third time in three weeks over the UK’s ‘interventions in Iran’s internal affairs’ and imposing new sanctions on the Islamic Republic.
Iran’s charge d’affaires says calm has returned to the Iranian embassy in London following an attack on the premises during violent protests there on Sunday.
The Iranian foreign ministry says in response to the meddlesome remarks by British Foreign Office officials, British Ambassador to Iran Simon Shercliff was summoned to the the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Tehran has summoned the British and Norwegian ambassadors in connection with the recent protests in Iran.
The spokesperson of Iran’s foreign ministry has rejected as baseless the accusations of the US National Security Council and the UK foreign ministry against the Islamic Republic of Iran regarding an alleged cyberattack on Albania.
An Iranian newspaper has written in a scathing editorial if the Iranian foreign ministry had sternly dealt with the Russian ambassador for his ‘offensive remarks’ and actions during the past two years, the British envoy would not dare go down the same path.