Gulf Times - Iran
Rouhani condemns US for 'crimes' against Iran

Rouhani condemns US for 'crimes' against Iran

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday said people should blame Washington for the "crimes and pressure" facing the country, as waves of US sanctions impact the struggling economy.

US announces 'UN' sanctions on Iran, Venezuela's Maduro

US announces 'UN' sanctions on Iran, Venezuela's Maduro

The United States said Monday it was imposing sanctions on Iran's defense ministry and Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro under a contested UN authority and demanded that Europe follow suit.

Iran says US faces 'maximum isolation' as world powers dismiss sanctions

Iran says US faces 'maximum isolation' as world powers dismiss sanctions

Iran said Sunday the United States is facing "maximum isolation" after major powers dismissed a unilateral US declaration that UN sanctions on Tehran were back in force.

Al-Murakhi bids farewell to Iran and Greece ambassadors

Al-Murakhi bids farewell to Iran and Greece ambassadors

HE the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Sultan bin Saad al-Muraikhi met separately with the outgoing ambassadors of Iran and Greece to Qatar - Mohamed Ali Subhani and Constantinos Orphanides ...

UN rejects US resolution to extend Iran arms embargo

UN rejects US resolution to extend Iran arms embargo

The US resolution to extend the arms embargo on Iran failed to get the required number of votes during a UN Security Council session on Friday, as the majority of the members abstained.

Iran's Khamanei says sanctions failed, no talks with Trump

Iran's Khamanei says sanctions failed, no talks with Trump

Iran will not open talks with the United States that will only benefit Donald Trump, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Friday, insisting the US president's sanctions policy had failed.

Rare daytime rocket attack hits Baghdad as Iran FM visits

Rare daytime rocket attack hits Baghdad as Iran FM visits

A rare daytime rocket attack hit Baghdad's Green Zone on Sunday, security sources said, as Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met top Iraqi officials.

Iran says it has sent Ukraine airliner black boxes to France

Iran says it has sent Ukraine airliner black boxes to France

Iran has sent to France the black boxes of a Ukrainian passenger plane its forces mistakenly shot down in January, a foreign ministry official said in a media report Saturday.

Rouhani says 25 million Iranians infected with Covid-19

Rouhani says 25 million Iranians infected with Covid-19

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that 25 million Iranians have been infected with the coronavirus and that another 35 million are at risk of acquiring it.

Seven ships catch fire at Iranian port

Seven ships catch fire at Iranian port

At least seven ships have caught fire at the Iranian port of Bushehr, the Tasnim news agency reported on Wednesday, in what appeared to be the latest in a series of unexplained incidents around nuclear and industrial installations since late June.

Top Iran security body says cause of incident at Natanz nuclear site identified

Top Iran security body says cause of incident at Natanz nuclear site identified

Iran's top security body said on Friday the cause of an incident and fire at the Natanz nuclear site had been determined and will be announced later, semi-official news agency Tasnim reported.

Russia's Putin urges Turkey, Iran to help promote dialogue in Syria

Russia's Putin urges Turkey, Iran to help promote dialogue in Syria

Russian President Vladimir Putin told his counterparts from Turkey and Iran on Wednesday that there was a need for peaceful dialogue between the opposing forces in Syria's civil war.