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Iran’s Rouhani: ‘world no longer accepts US deciding for them’

Iran’s Rouhani: ‘world no longer accepts US deciding for them’

TEHRAN :Iran s President Hassan Rouhani dismissed threats made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday, saying the rest of the world no longer accepts Washington making decisions on their behalf. “Who are you to decide for Iran and the world?” Rouhani said in a statement carried by multiple Iranian news agencies. “The world […]

Iran’s Zarif says EU efforts to save nuke deal ‘not sufficient’

Iran’s Zarif says EU efforts to save nuke deal ‘not sufficient’

TEHRAN:Iran s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday that European efforts to save the nuclear deal after the exit of the United States were not sufficient. “The cascade of decisions by EU companies to end their activities in Iran makes things much more complicated,” Zarif told reporters. He spoke after meeting with EU energy commissioner […]

Iran’s Khamenei urges Muslim nations to unite against U.S.: state TV

Iran’s Khamenei urges Muslim nations to unite against U.S.: state TV

ANKARA (Reuters) – Iran’s supreme leader called on Muslim nations to unite against the United States, saying Tehran would never yield to “bullying,” state television reported on Thursday. “The Iranian nation has successfully resisted bullying attempts by America and other arrogant powers and we will continue to resist… All Muslim nations should stand united against […]

Trump Expected to Refuse to Certify Iran’s Compliance With Nuclear Deal

Trump Expected to Refuse to Certify Iran’s Compliance With Nuclear Deal

Move would place key decisions about the deal’s future before Congress  WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump is expected to refuse to certify that Tehran is complying with the 2015 international nuclear agreement, as part of a broader policy change on Iran to be set out as early as next week, people familiar with the deliberations said.   […]

Rouhani, rival to run in Iran’s presidential election; Ahmadinejad barred

Rouhani, rival to run in Iran’s presidential election; Ahmadinejad barred

Agencies Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and hardline rival Ebrahim Raisi were both approved to run in May’s presidential election by a government vetting body, while former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was disqualified, state media reported on Thursday. The approval of Rouhani, a moderate, and Raisi, a political hardliner thought to have the backing of Supreme Leader […]

ITF turns down Iran’s request to move Davis Cup tie against Pakistan to neutral venue

ITF turns down Iran’s request to move Davis Cup tie against Pakistan to neutral venue

KARACHI: The Pakistan Tennis Federation has claimed that the International Tennis Federation has turned down a request from Tennis Federation of Iran to move Pakistan vs Iran Davis Cup tie to a neutral venue. The TFI last week had requested ITF to move the tie outside Pakistan as Iranian players were reluctant to visit Pakistan […]