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Saudi effort to isolate Iran internationally produces results

By James M. Dorsey Saudi efforts to isolate Iran internationally are producing results in North Africa and Central Asia. Authorities and religious leaders in Tajikistan and Algeria have in recent weeks accused Iran of subversive activity and propagating Shiism while Morocco last month announced that …

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Europe has 60 days to give nuclear ‘guarantees’: Iran

BRUSSELS -AFP-UNS : European countries have 60 days to provide “guarantees” to safeguard Iran’s interests after the United States withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal, parliament’s website said quoting an Iranian official. “The Europeans have between 45 and 60 days to give the necessary guarantees …

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Iran conservatives attack government over nuclear deal

TEHRAN: As Iran s foreign minister embarked on a diplomatic tour Sunday to save the nuclear deal, his government faced mounting pressure from hardliners at home who say the West should never have been trusted. Ayatollah Ali Jannati, the ultra-conservative head of the Assembly of …

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Iran lawmakers burn US flag parliament .

TEHRAN -UNS : Iranian lawmakers burned an American flag and cried “Death to America” in parliament on Wednesday to protest President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the multi-party nuclear deal. Images shown on various Iranian media showed an MP brandishing the paper flag and …

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Trump does not have ‘mental capacity’ to deal with issues: Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump is not fit for his job, the speaker of Iran’s parliament said on Wednesday, in Tehran’s most personal criticism since Trump’s decision to withdraw from a 2015 nuclear pact between Tehran and six world powers. Trump pulled the United States out …

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Iran won’t accept any amendment to nuclear deal

ANKARA (Reuters) – A top adviser to Iran’s supreme leader said on Thursday Tehran would not accept any change to its nuclear deal, as Western signatories prepare a new package in the hope of persuading US President Donald Trump to stick with the accord. A …

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Europe must not pay Trump ‘ransom’ over nuclear deal:Iran

TEHRAN (AFP) – A top Iranian official on Tuesday welcomed European powers’ efforts to salvage a historic nuclear deal, but warned they should not simply hand over “a ransom” to US President Donald Trump. Trump has threatened not to renew the 2015 accord, which curbed …

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Iran invites Pakistan to participate in Chahbahar project

Baqir Sajjad Syed Iranian Foreign Minister Dr Javad Zarif on Monday invited Pakistan to participate in Chahbahar seaport project and development of its link with Gwadar Port as he sought to allay concerns here over Indian involvement in the Iranian port. “We offered to participate …

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PM Abbasi, Iran’s FM agree on increasing bilateral trade to $5 billion

ISLAMABAD -UNS : Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif Monday called on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at Prime Minister Office. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi emphasised the need for Pakistan and Iran to work together ‘in all earnest’ to reach the $5 billion trade target …

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66 killed in Irani Plane crash

TEHRAN -UNS-AFP – An Iranian passenger plane on a domestic flight crashed into the country s Zagros mountains on Sunday killing all 66 people on board, officials said. The Aseman Airlines flight left Tehran s Mehrabad airport around 0800 (0430 GMT) for the city of …

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