Germany Calls for De-escalation of ‘Explosive’ Iran-US Tensions

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Confrontation between Washington and Tehran is now “explosive” and could lead to military escalation, Germany’s foreign minister said on Monday, becoming the most senior Western official to visit Iran since a war of words erupted last month. Iran accused the … Read More

Iran: Exiting nuclear pact one of ‘many options’ after US sanctions

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AP Photo:  FILE- Iranian lawmakers burn two pieces of papers representing the U.S. flag and the nuclear deal as they chant slogans against the U.S. at the parliament in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, May 9, 2018. The US seeks to reduce … Read More

Rouhani says Iran and U.S. tensions are at ‘a maximum’

LONDON (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday relations with the United States had rarely been so bad and that sanctions imposed by the Trump administration targeting Tehran’s oil and banking sectors amounted to “a terrorist act”. Animosity … Read More

Iran’s Foreign Minister mocked John Bolton with ’10-year challenge’ on Twitter

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif talks with reporters before meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in Geneva January 14, 2015. REUTERS/Rick Wilking Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s foreign minister, has mocked the US national security adviser’s calls for a … Read More

Netanyahu uncovers 2nd Tehran atomic site

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu revealed to the United Nations General Assembly that Israel has discovered a second hidden atomic site in Iran’s capital city of Tehran – before promising that whatever the Islamic Republic tries to hide, Israel will … Read More

Iran warns of “countermeasures” in volley of threats with Trump

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Iran hit back on Tuesday morning after an angry warning from President Trump. Mr. Trump said in a Sunday tweet that Iranian President Hasan Rouhani would “SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE,” if he threatens … Read More

Iranian factory follows Khamenei’s orders, increases uranium enrichment capacity

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Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (C) sits between President Hassan Rouhani (R) and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) during a meeting in Tehran, in a photo released by Khamenei’s office on July 15, 2018  HO (KHAMENEI.IR/AFP) Under the 2015 … Read More

U.S. won’t like results if deal dies, Iran warns

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The reaction of the international community would “not be pleasant” for the United States if President Donald Trump decides to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and reimpose sanctions on Tehran, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday. In … Read More

Iran warns against US ‘intervention’ in IAEA affairs

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Iranian officials have urged the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) not to give in to the pressures from the United States pertaining to Iran’s international nuclear deal reached in 2015. Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that any move of … Read More