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Iran 'favours' talks despite Trump snub

Iran 'favours' talks despite Trump snub

President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Iran favours talks with the US if it lifts sanctions against the Islamic republic

Zarif says Iran will act over 'maritime offences' in Gulf

Zarif says Iran will act over 'maritime offences' in Gulf

Iran will no longer turn a blind eye to "maritime offences" in the Gulf, its foreign minister said on Monday, a day after it seized an Iraqi oil tanker there that it accused of smuggling fuel.

Iranian foreign minister Zarif tenders resignation on Instagram

Iranian foreign minister Zarif tenders resignation on Instagram

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who was the lead negotiator in the 2015 nuclear deal has abruptly tendered his resignation on Instagram, although there was no sign President Hassan Rouhani had yet accepted his decision.

Iran FM blames 'foreign regime' backed by US for parade attack

Iran FM blames 'foreign regime' backed by US for parade attack

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blamed "a foreign regime" backed by the United States for Saturday's attack on a military parade which killed at least eight troops and several civilians.

UK foreign minister arrives in Iran to lobby for jailed aid worker

UK foreign minister arrives in Iran to lobby for jailed aid worker

British foreign minister Boris Johnson arrived on Saturday in Iran, where he is expected to lobby his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif for the release of jailed Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe.

Iran urges 'dialogue' to resolve Gulf row over Qatar

Iran urges 'dialogue' to resolve Gulf row over Qatar

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday urged Qatar and neighbouring Gulf Arab countries that have severed diplomatic ties with it to engage in dialogue to resolve their dispute.

Iran minister tweets 'we'll never initiate war'

Iran minister tweets 'we'll never initiate war'

Iran's foreign minister said on Friday that his country will "never initiate a war", despite facing threats, in reference to a series of US warnings over its testing of missiles.

Court defends Maduro against threat of trial

Court defends Maduro against threat of trial

Venezuela’s high court ordered the opposition to drop plans for a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro, whose rivals blame him for food shortages in the volatile country.