2 year ago
E. Syria: IRGC-linked Jaafariyah Force announces the death of a prominent leader (Riad Harmalani) in clashes vs ISIS in Deir ez-Zur desert.
Israeli army assessment is that Iran will speed up its arms shipments to Hezbollah. Israel says when a shipment arrives it will be intercepted.
US State Department: We will hold the Iranian government responsible for any attacks on our facilities in Iraq
Volkswagen denies US ambassador claims it will end all business in Iran
2 year ago
Iran's Letter to UNSC on the inflammatory statements by Netanyahu, boasting about the nuclear weapons capability of the Israeli government and threatening Iran with nuclear annihilation: Member states should not condone or tolerate such nuclear blackmail in the 21st century
France will not name a new ambassador to Tehran before getting information from Iran following a foiled plot to bomb a MEK, an Iranian opposition rally in Paris last June.
The US is seeking to negotiate a treaty with Iran to include Tehran's ballistic missiles and its regional behavior. UAE FM believes Gulf Arab allies should be included in proposed treaty negotiations with Iran.
2 year ago
Damage at Damascus International airport after Israeli strike earlier (Photo: @imagesatint)
U.S. seeks to negotiate a treaty with Iran: special envoy
The Kremlin statement on Putin's call with Netanyahu: Putin asked Netanyahu to make sure such incident doesn't happen again in the future
The US State Department stresses the need to resolve the Syrian conflict and end Iran's smuggling of dangerous weapons systems through Syria
Sec Pompeo calls yesterday's downing of a Russian plane (by the Syrian government) "unfortunate" and says it highlights the need to find "resolutions to the many overlapping conflicts in the region and the danger of tragic miscalculation in Syria's crowded theater of operations"
Pentagon: Rocket attack on U.S. Embassy in Baghdad last week an 'isolated incident' spokesman says; rockets landed well short into 'open field.' Secretary of State Pompeo blamed Iran for the attack last Friday
Pentagon: Iranian-backed forces firing rockets at U.S. Embassy in Baghdad 'don't have very good aim,' spokesman says
3 year ago
Amid protests, Iranian officials have barred prominent playwright Mohammad Rahmanian from leaving the country
Turkish ruling AK Party spokesman Mahir Unal on Iran protests: "Turkey doesn't want destabilisation, uncertainty in Iran. Global powers such as US inevitably are trying to take advantage of the situation in Iran. They manipulate it. Trump's tweets are serious manipulations"
France's président Macron calls on his Iranian counterpart to respect the fundamental liberties of Iranians, says is worried for the country. Adds FM Le Drian's trip to Tehran is postponed. This — following a call with Rouhani
Telegram Durov: While apps like Telegram and Signal are currently blocked by the Iranian authorities, WhatsApp remains fully accessible in Iran.
Iran blamed for Parliament cyber-attack
Trump spoke saturday with saudi King Salman. Salman praised Trump on Iran strategy, pledges support to U.S leadership: WH statememt
Iran shuts border crossings to Kurdistan Region, says Iraqi Foreign Ministry
US Treasury Secretary: We plan to impose sanctions on Iran's Revolutionary Guards
Iranian FM on the Trump administration: "You see, this administration is withdrawing from everything."
"Nobody else will trust any U.S. administration to engage in any long-term negotiation." -Iranian FM Zarif
Iranian FM on if US pulls out of JCPOA: "The credibility of the institution that the US considers to be very important would be at stake."
Iranian FM: "We have committed ourselves not to be the first party to withdraw from this deal."
Iranian FM: Nobody is going to make any concessions to the US because they know that the next US prezident will come back and say, "It wasn't enough."
Tillerson: "I think it would be pretty rich of the North Koreans," to walk away from talks with US after handling of Iran deal
Tillerson on not calling Iranians ahead of POTUS announcement: "The time will come when we do need to engage with Iran."
Sen. Chris Murphy: “Iran is complying with the agreement. The White House is required to tell Congress if they are not and [so far nothing]