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Iran supreme leader dismisses Trump's 'rants and whoppers'

Iran supreme leader dismisses Trump's 'rants and whoppers'

Iran`s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei dismissed US President Donald Trump`s aggressive criticism as the "rants and whoppers" of a "brute" in a speech on Wednesday. 

Oct 18, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
Germany seeks to maintain unity if US decertifies Iran N-deal

Germany seeks to maintain unity if US decertifies Iran N-deal

"If ... an important country like the United States comes to a different conclusion as appears to be the case, we will work even harder with other partners to maintain this cohesion," a government spokesman said.

Oct 13, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
Iran promises 'crushing' response if US designates Guards a terrorist group

Iran promises 'crushing' response if US designates Guards a terrorist group

Iran promised on Monday to give a "crushing" response if the United States designated its elite Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist group.

Oct 09, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Iran promises 'crushing' response if US designates Guards a terrorist group: Tasnim

Iran promises 'crushing' response if US designates Guards a terrorist group: Tasnim

"We are hopeful that the United States does not make this strategic mistake," foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi was quoted as saying by Tasnim news agency in a news conference.

Oct 09, 2017, 14:05 PM IST
Iranian President Rouhani defends nuclear deal, says Trump can not undermine

Iranian President Rouhani defends nuclear deal, says Trump can not undermine

No one can turn that back, not Mr Trump or anyone else.

Oct 07, 2017, 19:46 PM IST

Iran, Turkey must take measures against Kurdish secession: Khamenei

Iran`s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday after meeting Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in Tehran that the two countries should prevent Iraq`s Kurdistan region from declaring independence, state TV reported.

Oct 04, 2017, 23:29 PM IST

Turkish President Erdogan visits Iran as ties warm amid shared fears

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Iran on Wednesday in a sign of warming ties between the two neighbours who support rival camps in Syria but both strongly oppose last week`s Iraqi Kurdish vote for independence. 

Oct 04, 2017, 17:24 PM IST
Match North Korea overture with Iran offer, Germany tells US

Match North Korea overture with Iran offer, Germany tells US

Germany also warned that going back on a nuclear deal with Iran signed by former US President Barack Obama would risk undermining Washington's credibility in negotiating with North Korea.

Oct 01, 2017, 19:36 PM IST
Iran urges Europe to defy Trump on imposing new sanctions

Iran urges Europe to defy Trump on imposing new sanctions

Iran has warned that the only way to stop its nuclear deal from collapsing is for Europe to defy any US reimposition of sanctions.

Oct 01, 2017, 06:51 AM IST

28 civilians, including 4 children killed in air strikes in Syria safe zone

At least 28 civilians were killed in air strikes on northwestern Syria where a planned safe zone has been overshadowed by a bombing campaign against jihadists, a monitor said Saturday.

Sep 30, 2017, 12:12 PM IST

Donald Trump, Angela Merkel discuss Iran's 'malign' activities

US President Donald Trump has called German Chancellor Angela Merkel to congratulate her on election victory and discussed how to counter Iran's nuclear ambitions and 'malign' activities in the Middle East.

Sep 29, 2017, 13:05 PM IST
North Korea, Venezuela, Chad among 8 countries on new US travel ban

North Korea, Venezuela, Chad among 8 countries on new US travel ban

Sudan, one of six majority-Muslim countries on the original travel ban, was removed from the list, leaving eight nations with complete or partial blocks on travel to the United States.

 

Sep 25, 2017, 06:17 AM IST
Donald Trump weighs replacement to travel ban

Donald Trump weighs replacement to travel ban

After the Sept 15 bombing attack on a London train, Trump wrote on Twitter that the new ban "should be far larger, tougher and more specific - but stupidly, that would not be politically correct."

Sep 25, 2017, 00:35 AM IST
Washington 'unreliable' following Iran nuclear deal threats: Mohammad Javad Zarif

Washington 'unreliable' following Iran nuclear deal threats: Mohammad Javad Zarif

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is responsible for verifying that Iran meets the terms of the agreement.

Sep 24, 2017, 23:47 PM IST

Israel says Iran missile test a 'provocation'

"The ballistic missile which Iran fired is a provocation of the United States and its allies, including Israel," Lieberman said in a statement.

Sep 24, 2017, 00:25 AM IST
Turkey warns of 'security' steps in response to Iraqi Kurd vote

Turkey warns of 'security' steps in response to Iraqi Kurd vote

Turkey has repeatedly voiced opposition to the Kurdistan Regional Government`s non-binding independence vote on September 25, urging it to cancel the poll.

Sep 23, 2017, 17:09 PM IST
Iran tests new medium-range missile, defying US warnings

Iran tests new medium-range missile, defying US warnings

The launch took place a few hours after the missile was unveiled during a military parade on Friday

Sep 23, 2017, 11:19 AM IST
Iran's President Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US criticism

Iran's President Rouhani vows to strengthen missiles despite US criticism

Tehran says that the missiles are entirely legitimate under the terms of the deal as they are not designed to carry a nuclear warhead.

Sep 22, 2017, 13:02 PM IST
Donald Trump`s travel ban to expire on Sunday

Donald Trump`s travel ban to expire on Sunday

President Donald Trump`s contentious travel ban expires Sunday with little clarity over whether America`s door will reopen for travelers from six majority-Muslim countries.

Sep 22, 2017, 11:49 AM IST

Faulty devices help keep Iran in nuclear deal limits: Report

Frequent breakdowns of advanced uranium enrichment devices have inadvertently helped Iran comply with restrictions in the international agreement curbing its nuclear program, according to a new report by a Washington-based think tank.

Sep 22, 2017, 08:40 AM IST