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US imposes new anti-Iran sanctions

US imposes new anti-Iran sanctions

The United States imposed fresh sanctions on five members of Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) over their alleged efforts to provide missile support to Yemen's Houthis, the Treasury Department said in a statement on Tuesday."Today, the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated five Iranian individuals who have provided ballistic...

Sadr Movement not to bend to US will: Zia al-Asadi

Sadr Movement not to bend to US will: Zia al-Asadi

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Zia al-Asadi, the Head of the Ahrar bloc, the Sadr Movement's political wing said that US existence in Iraq is beyond diplomatic conventions and unacceptable and Sadr Movement will not compromise with what Americans want in Iraq.“The Sadr Movement and the allies of this movement will never bend to US will,” said Zia al-Asadi, the Head of the Ahrar bloc,...

AEOI chief says Iran ready to produce higher enriched uranium

AEOI chief says Iran ready to produce higher enriched uranium

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Ali Akbar Salehi, the Head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization, said on Tuesday that Iran’s ready to snap back resuming producing higher enriched uranium as it did before the nuclear agreement of July 2015.“If we decide to work on speed as producing higher enriched uranium and development, we have told our friends earlier in parliament, we are ready...

Pompeo’s remarks indicating US suffering international isolation

Pompeo’s remarks indicating US suffering international isolation

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Majid Takht-Ravanchi, the Iranian President’s Political Deputy, says that the remarks of Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State, show that US is suffering an international isolation.“Leaving the JCPOA, the Americans proved their isolation at the international arena and Pompeo’s remarks re-approved this international isolation,” said Majid...

Iran oil revenues nearly doubled during first month of year

Iran oil revenues nearly doubled during first month of year

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – According to the Iranian government spokesman, Iran's oil revenues nearly doubled during the first month of Iranian year. In his weekly address to reporters on Tuesday, the government spokesman Mohammad Bagher Nobakht said the country's oil income increased by 99 percent in the month of Farvardin (the first month in the Iranian calendar year beginning...

EU’s Practical Measures, Not Statements, Matter: Iranian MP

EU’s Practical Measures, Not Statements, Matter: Iranian MP

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A senior Iranian lawmaker said what matters to Tehran is not the European Union’s statements but rather “practical measures” to meet their commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Speaking to reporters in Tehran on Tuesday, Chairman of the Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy...

Iranian MPs Getting Tough with Terrorist Financing Convention

Iranian MPs Getting Tough with Terrorist Financing Convention

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – A Tuesday session of the Iranian parliament saw fierce disputation over the International Convention for the Suppression of the Financing of Terrorism, as a group of lawmakers demanded careful scrutiny of the convention before voting on Iran’s accession to it. As debates about a bill allowing for Iran’s accession to the International Convention for the...

Mike Pompeo 40 years behind time

Mike Pompeo 40 years behind time

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – First Vice-President Jahangiri reacted to the anti-Iran remarks made by Mike Pompeo, saying Trump’s Secretary of State is “40 years behind time”.Iranian First Vice-President Es’hagh Jahangiri made the remarks on Tuesday in reaction to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who promised “strongest sanctions in history” on Iran if Tehran refuses to...

Washington Post describes Pompeo’s anti-Iran remarks as ‘silly’

Washington Post describes Pompeo’s anti-Iran remarks as ‘silly’

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – In several pieces of Op-Ed published on the website of the Washington Post you can find analysts’ opinions about Mike Pompeo’s anti-Iran speech on Monday, where in most cases they find him a novice diplomat.“Mike Pompeo used his first speech as secretary of state Monday to send a message directly to the Iranian leadership and its people: ‘Do what we...

Turkey will not give up on Jerusalem: Erdogan

Turkey will not give up on Jerusalem: Erdogan

TEHRAN, May 22 (Press Shia Agency) – Turkish president has once again rejected US embassy move to Jerusalem, saying Turkey will continue its fight until the holy city becomes home of peace, tranquility and dignity.According to Anadolu Agency, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday expressed Turkey's resolve to not give up on Jerusalem. "We are determined to not give up on our rights...