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 […]

Struggling with its own terrorism crisis, Iran lashes out at Saudis, Trump

Struggling with its own terrorism crisis, Iran lashes out at Saudis, Trump

by WorldTribune Staff, June 8, 2017 The attacks by Islamic State (ISIS) that killed 17 people in Teheran on June 7 were “backed by U.S. clients,” Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said, pointing the finger squarely at Saudi Arabia. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) vowed revenge for the attacks at parliament and Ayatollah […]

Iran halts visas to Americans, Iraq decides not to retaliate for Trump’s order

Iran halts visas to Americans, Iraq decides not to retaliate for Trump’s order

by WorldTribune Staff, February 1, 2017 Iran on Jan. 31 said it would stop issuing visas to Americans in what it called a “reciprocal” and “proportionate” action after President Donald Trump’s executive order that included a 90-day ban on Iranian citizens entering the U.S. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif confirmed that Teheran would no […]

Iran deal negotiator on Trump vow: ‘We will have our options’

Iran deal negotiator on Trump vow: ‘We will have our options’

by WorldTribune Staff, January 20, 2017 Iran is “not worried at all” that the U.S.’s new president will follow through on his vow to “rip up” the nuclear deal. “We are not going to be wary of what Trump does and we will have our options,” Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Jan. […]

Iran’s Rouhani says there is no way Trump can torpedo nuclear deal

Iran’s Rouhani says there is no way Trump can torpedo nuclear deal

by WorldTribune Staff, November 10, 2016 There is “no possibility” that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump can change Iran’s nuclear deal with world powers, Iran’s president said on Nov. 9. “Iran’s understanding in the nuclear deal was that the accord was not concluded with one country or government but was approved by a resolution of the […]

Iran’s Zarif to Trump: ‘Renegotiate’ nuclear deal? Not possible

Iran’s Zarif to Trump: ‘Renegotiate’ nuclear deal? Not possible

by WorldTribune Staff, June 2, 2016 Despite Donald Trump’s pledge to do so, the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers can’t be renegotiated, Iran’s foreign minister said. The deal “is not an Iran-U.S. agreement for the Republican front-runner or anybody else to renegotiate. It’s an international understanding annexed to a Security Council resolution,” Mohammad […]

Secret second wife of Iran’s foreign minister spied for West, Iran official says

Secret second wife of Iran’s foreign minister spied for West, Iran official says

by WorldTribune Staff, May 19, 2016 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has a secret second wife who has been “spying for the West,” a senior Iranian official posted on Facebook. “Mr. Zarif, do you know that the movement of foreign influence in Iran has arrived at your bed?” Mohammad Hossein Rostami, head of the […]

Netanyahu hits Iran for Holocaust-denial cartoon contest: ‘Preparing another’ one

Netanyahu hits Iran for Holocaust-denial cartoon contest: ‘Preparing another’ one

By World Tribune Staff on May 15, 2016 An anti-Israeli cartoon contest in Iran mocks the Nazi genocide of six million Jews while Teheran plans another Holocaust, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on May 15. The contest, which Iran’s government allegedly distanced itself from, has 150 entries from 50 countries and was launched on the […]