R-e-s-p-e-c-t: Under pressure, Iran’s Rouhani says talks with U.S. could happen

R-e-s-p-e-c-t: Under pressure, Iran’s Rouhani says talks with U.S. could happen

by WorldTribune Staff, June 2, 2019 Iran may at some point be willing to talk with the United States but first must be shown the proper respect, Iran’s president and foreign minister said. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on June 1 said Iran could be a willing participant in discussions with the Trump administration but added […]

Iran on the defensive as U.S. presses Europe: ‘We are just against Zionists’

Iran on the defensive as U.S. presses Europe: ‘We are just against Zionists’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 17, 2019 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned European signatories of the Iran nuclear deal not to break their obligations after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence had called on Germany, France and Great Britain to withdraw from the deal. One day earlier, Pence visited the site of the Auschwitz concentration […]

Iran blames U.S. for deadly suicide bombing that killed elite troops

Iran blames U.S. for deadly suicide bombing that killed elite troops

by WorldTribune Staff, February 15, 2019 Iranian leaders are saying the United States and its Middle East allies are responsible for a Feb. 13 suicide bombing which killed 27 members of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). “The crime will remain as a ‘dirty stain’ in the black record of the main supporters of terrorism […]

Iran investigates its military after attack on parade that killed 24

Iran investigates its military after attack on parade that killed 24

by WorldTribune Staff, October 16, 2018 Iran has arrested one member of its military and is investigating several others in connection to the attack on a military parade last month which killed 24 people. “Eleven people were summoned and one was arrested, all of whom were military, and the case has been sent to Teheran,” […]

Pompeo to Kerry: The Iran deal failed, ‘let it go’

Pompeo to Kerry: The Iran deal failed, ‘let it go’

by WorldTribune Staff, September 17, 2018 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo blasted former Secretary of State John Kerry for meeting recently with Iran’s foreign minister. “What @JohnKerry has done by engaging with #Iran’s regime, the world’s top state sponsor of terror, is unseemly, unprecedented, and inconsistent with U.S. foreign policy. The deal failed. Let […]

North Korea’s foreign minister arrives in Iran as new sanctions hit

North Korea’s foreign minister arrives in Iran as new sanctions hit

by WorldTribune Staff, August 9, 2018 North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-Ho said during a visit to Teheran on Aug. 7 that Pyongyang’s “strategic policy is to deepen relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran and confront unilateralism.” Ri, who met with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, arrived in Teheran […]

Iran foreign ministry warns Europe, Zarif on emergency tour to save nuclear deal

Iran foreign ministry warns Europe, Zarif on emergency tour to save nuclear deal

by WorldTribune Staff, May 14, 2018 In a bid to salvage its nuclear deal after the U.S. withdrew last week, Iran on May 13 issued an ultimatum to European signatories of the deal to assure Teheran’s interests are looked out for. “The Europeans have between 45 and 60 days to give the necessary guarantees to […]

Netanyahu warns Israel will take the fight to ‘Iran itself’

Netanyahu warns Israel will take the fight to ‘Iran itself’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 19, 2018 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Feb. 18 asserted that Israel “will act not just against Iran’s proxies that are attacking us, but against Iran itself.” The comments were made in Netanyahu’s address to the Munich Security Conference at which Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was also present. Holding […]

After Trump speech, Rouhani says Iran leaders should ‘have a listening ear’ to the people

After Trump speech, Rouhani says Iran leaders should ‘have a listening ear’ to the people

by WorldTribune Staff, January 31, 2018 Iran’s leaders must be open to listening to all the nation’s people, including protesters, President Hassan Rouhani said on Jan. 31. During his State of the Union address on Jan. 30, Trump referenced the anti-government protests that hit dozens of towns and cities in Iran over the new year. […]

U.S. threatens to cut funding after UN resolution condemning Trump’s Jerusalem policy

U.S. threatens to cut funding after UN resolution condemning Trump’s Jerusalem policy

by WorldTribune Staff, December 22, 2017 The United States on Dec. 21 threatened to pull its funding from the United Nations after the UN General Assembly passed a resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. “The United States will remember this day in which it was singled out […]