Saturday, 18 November 2017

Tag Archives: Iran

Theresa May makes surprise Brussels trip amid Brexit deadlock

Theresa May pm

LONDON: British Minister Theresa May is speaking directly with leaders of some of the European Union’s biggest member states ahead of a meeting in Brussels aimed at unblocking negotiations on Britain’s departure from the bloc. May spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and planned to call France’s Emmanuel ...

Read More »

What’s at stake for business in Iran’s nuclear deal

Hassan Rouhani

If the Iran nuclear deal fails then all the countries involved have a lot to lose – and not just for political and security reasons. US President Donald Trump on Friday announced that he will not certify to Congress that Iran is complying with the deal, which could pave the ...

Read More »

Iran warns U.S. against imposing further sanctions

defense-IRAN

TEHRAN: Iran warned the United States against designating its Revolutionary Guards Corp as a terrorist group and said U.S. regional military bases would be at risk if further sanctions were passed. The warning came after the White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump would announce new U.S. responses ...

Read More »

Mattis suggests backing Iran nuclear deal

Jim Mattis

WASHINGTON: The US should consider staying in the Iran nuclear deal, Defence Secretary James Mattis has suggested. Asked in a Senate hearing whether he thought this was in the national interest, he said that it was. President Donald Trump, who is highly critical of the deal, is to decide by ...

Read More »

Iran’s Zarif urges Europe to defy Trump on sanctions

Javad Zarif

LONDON: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned that the only way to stop its nuclear deal from collapsing is for Europe to defy any US reimposition of sanctions. In an interview published on Saturday by Britain’s Guardian newspaper, Zarif said Iran would develop much more advanced nuclear technology ...

Read More »

Iran defies US, unveils latest missile during parade

Iran Military Parade

TEHRAN: Iran’s Revolutionary Guard on Friday unveiled its latest ballistic missile capable of reaching much of the Middle East, including Israel, while the country’s president vowed that Tehran would press ahead with its missile program in defiance of US demands to the contrary. The unveiling came during a military parade in ...

Read More »

Iran’s Khamenei slams Trump’s gangster speech

IRAN-POLITICS-KHAMENEI

TEHRAN: Iran’s supreme leader lashed out against US President Donald Trump describing the speech he delivered at the UN this week as full of “gangster and cowboy” rhetoric. “The reason behind the foolish, very ugly, insolent and disorderly speech with cowboy and gangster wording… is their anger (and) desperation,” Ayatollah ...

Read More »

Trump Threatens ‘to Totally Destroy North Korea’

TRUMP-UN

Trump to UN: ‘Rocket Man is on a suicide mission’ U.S. President Donald Trump dispensed with diplomacy at the United Nations, vowing in his maiden speech to the General Assembly that the United States “will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea” if it is forced to defend ...

Read More »

Khamenei warns against US ‘wrong move’ on nuclear deal

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

TEHRAN: Iran would react strongly to any “wrong move” by the United States on Tehran’s nuclear deal, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said, after President Donald Trump accused Iran of violating the “spirit” of the agreement. “The Iranian nation is standing firm and any wrong move by the domineering regime ...

Read More »