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IRGC dismisses Israeli Army chief’s threat as nonsense

The second-in-command of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps has dismissed recent threats by an Israeli Army's general against Iran.

Iran-Iraq FMs discuss money transfer, gas and electricity export

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has sat down with his Iraqi counterpart Fuad Hussein on the sidelines of the annual session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Russia calls on U.S. to ‘be more active’ to revive Iran nuclear deal

Russia has called on the United States to take a more active approach to help resume stalled talks aimed at reviving the Iran nuclear deal.

Iran FM: U.S. will be judged by its actions

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says the Islamic Republic will judge the United States by its actions not words.

Iran FM: Tehran favors talks that ensure rights and interests of Iranians

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian on Friday outlined Tehran’s foreign policy under the new administration at a meeting with American academics and senior members of US think tanks, as part of his meetings on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Iran FM: Window of opportunity over JCPOA not open forever

Iran's Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, in a meeting with senior journalists and reporters from American and United Nations media on Friday, explained the policies of Iran's new administration with a focus on its foreign policy.

Polls show Biden facing dropping approval rating

US President Joe Biden’s approval rating after eight months in office has dipped to 44 percent, according to a new Pew Research Center poll.

Iran FM: Sanctions a terrorism tool, UNGA must stand against US unilateralism

The Iranian foreign minister, in a meeting with the president of the UN General Assembly, said sanctions have turned into a terrorism tool against nations and that the world body is expected to stand up to U.S. unilateralism and lawlessness by strengthening multilateralism.

P5 foreign ministers discuss Iran nuclear deal

The foreign ministers of the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council discussed the Iran nuclear deal and the developments in Afghanistan on Wednesday.

No Talks with US on Agenda: Iran

Tehran says negotiations with US authorities are not on the agenda during the upcoming visit to the US by Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian.

Capitol police chief warns of threats ahead of pro-rioters rally

There have been unspecified “threats” tied to the upcoming rally in support of some jailed rioters”, US Capitol Police chief stated, citing calls for National Guard backup.

Ex official: Trump admin sought to mitigate US casualties in Iran missile attack

The Trump administration asked the Pentagon to delay and downplay reports of US troops' injuries in the Iranian missile attack on a military base in northern Iraq in early 2020, former defense spokeswoman Alyssa Farah revealed. The strike was carried out by Tehran in retaliation for Washington assassination of Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani.

Raisi rules out talks under pressure, calls for all sanctions lifted

Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has said Iran’s ready for talks over reviving the 2015 nuclear deal but it won’t negotiate under pressure.

Khatibzadeh: US Sanctioning Iranians on Baseless Charges

Tehran slams the US Treasury Department’s sanctioning of four Iranian nationals, saying the move has been done on groundless charges

Biden orders declassification review of 9/11 documents after families of victims tell president not to attend memorial events

President Joe Biden ordered the US Justice Department to release the remaining classified documents on the 9/11 terrorist attacks within six months, after families of victims told him he wasn’t welcome to the commemorations.

Washington imposes sanctions on four Iranians over alleged plot to kidnap US-based journalist

Washington sanctioned four Iranian intelligence officials it alleges targeted an Iranian journalist living in the US as Tehran rejected the allegations as "baseless and ridiculous".

Iran Jewish MP: US policies in line with Israel interests

An MP representing Jewish Iranians in Parliament has said US presidents don’t have a say on deciding America’s foreign and domestic policies.

Iran: US Afghan entry a plight, its withdrawal a mess

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has called for the formation of an inclusive government in Afghanistan, saying Tehran is closely monitoring the situation and is in close contact with all parties in the country.

Raisi Admin Will Definitely Resume Vienna Talks to Revive JCPOA: Iran

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says the government of President Ebrahim Raisi will definitely continue the nuclear talks in Vienna aimed at reviving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran: Hiroshima Bombing Anniv. Reminder of US’ Grave Crimes against Humanity

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the 76th anniversary of the US nuclear bombing of the Japanese city of Hiroshima is a reminder of a grave crime against humanity by Washington.

Iran’s Talks with US Never Been Taboo: Diplomat

Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, who is saud to be the final nominee for the post of Minister of Foreign Affairs in Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s administration, says negotiations with the United States has never been a “taboo.”

Iran No Longer Interested in Prisoner Swap with US: Report

An informed Iranian source says the country is no longer willing to swap prisoners with the United States.

Iran Slams US Senators’ Call for Denying Visa to President-Elect Raisi

Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman has slammed calls on the US president to deny the Iranian president-elect an entry visa for the United Nations annual General Assembly meeting in New York.

Iran’s Zarif: No Trust Doesn’t Mean No Interaction

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran has no trust in the west but this does not entail calling off interactions.

US Refused to Back Off from Its ‘Hostile’ Stances in Vienna: Iran

Iran's envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says the United States had refused to back off from its hostile stances in the course of the Vienna talks aimed at reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

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