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Iran blames ‘regional terror sponsors & their US masters’ after military parade attack

Published time: 22 Sep, 2018 08:50 Edited time: 22 Sep, 2018 08:58 Following a deadly attack on a military parade in southern Iran, the country’s foreign minister said that regional sponsors of terrorism and their “US masters” are to be held accountable for such assaults. Top Iranian diplomat Mohammad Javad Zarif vowed to respond “swiftly and decisively” after gunmen opened ...

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Several killed as militants open fire at military parade in southern Iran – state TV

Unknown assailants have attacked an army parade in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz, local media report. The attack has left several people dead, it is said. Gunmen opened fire from behind the stands during a military parade in Ahvaz on Saturday, killing and injuring several people. The attack comes as the nation commemorates the end of the eight-year Iran-Iraq ...

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‘Trump will fail’: Iran won’t abandon its ‘missiles that make America angry’, Rouhani says

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says that Trump is doomed to fail against Iran “just like Iraq’s Saddam Hussein did”, and that Tehran will not bow down to Washington and get rid of its “defensive” weapons. Should the worst-case scenario occur and Washington attacks Iran, the US would face the same fate as Iraq’s Saddam Hussein, Rouhani warned, referring to the ...

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US cannot seek a new treaty with Iran when it violated the last one – Iranian FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has rubbished US calls for a new treaty with Tehran, and blasted the US for violating its obligations by withdrawing from the Iran deal. He said the US “only mocks calls for peace.” “US calls JCPOA ‘a personal agreement between two governments’, claiming it ‘seeks a treaty’. Wrong. It’s an int’l accord enshrined in ...

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‘Not a love affair’: Zarif says Iran to stay in nuclear deal as long as its oil sells

The landmark 2015 nuclear deal was “not a love affair but a compromise,” the Iranian foreign minister has said. Tehran will stay in the agreement even without the US – as long as its oil is bought and revenues are generated. “The agreement wasn’t a love affair but a reasonable compromise,” Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Germany’s Spiegel ...

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Trump to chair UN Security Council meeting on Iran – Haley

The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, has announced that President Donald Trump is set to host a Security Council meeting to discuss Iran when he attends the General Assembly in New York later this month. The US has only just assumed the rotating presidency over the UN Security Council, held by each of the members in turn for ...

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‘No place for the weak’: Netanyahu threatens Iran & Syria at nuclear reactor ceremony

Israel will oppose Iranian presence in Syria with the same zeal it worked to destroy the nuclear deal, and hurt “whoever tries to hurt us,” Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said as he dedicated a nuclear reactor facility. The Middle East is “no place for the weak. The weak crumble, are slaughtered and are erased from history while the strong, for ...

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‘UN was obliged to punish US for sanctions against Iran, but did nothing’

Unilateral US sanctions against Iran resemble an act of war and it was the UN’s obligation to interfere, but it chose to do nothing, putting its own credibility in doubt, political commentator Seyyed Mostafa Khoshcheshm told RT. “Imposing sanctions on nations – state or non-state actors – resembles a declaration of war – that entitles the United Nations and other ...

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‘No need for aliens’: Iran says it doesn't want foreign ships in Persian Gulf

The Iranian navy are “vigilantly controlling” the Persian Gulf and the Strait of Hormuz and there is no need for the naval presence of “alien” countries, Tehran’s new naval chief has declared. “We can ensure the security of the Persian Gulf and there is no need for the presence of aliens like the US and the countries whose home is ...

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