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ICJ Ruling A Great Victory for Iran: President Rouhani

ICJ Ruling A Great Victory for Iran: President Rouhani

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised the International Court of Justice’s ruling on the county's lawsuit against the US for breaching the 1955 Treaty of Amity and re-imposing sanctions on Tehran, describing the verdict as a great victory for the Islamic Republic. Speaking at a meeting with a group of reformist politicians on Wednesday evening, President...

Video of Leader’s Reaction to US President’s Dream of the Islamic Republic Collapse

Video of Leader’s Reaction to US President’s Dream of the Islamic Republic Collapse

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Thursday dismissed the remarks by the US President Donald Trump about collapse of the Islamic Repubic in the coming months due to American sanctions, calling it a dream that will never come true. Addressing a large congregation of Basij (volunteer) forces at Tehran's Azadi Stadium on Thursday,...

Iran to Give US Slap in Face by Defeating Sanctions: Ayatollah Khamenei

Iran to Give US Slap in Face by Defeating Sanctions: Ayatollah Khamenei

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei highlighted reasons behind the US government’s hostilities toward the Iranian nation and said in response, the Islamic Republic will once again give the US “a slap” in the face by defeating its economic sanctions. Addressing tens of thousands of Basij (mobilization) volunteer forces at the Azadi Stadium...

Iran’s Top Diplomat Calls US ‘Outlaw Regime’

Iran’s Top Diplomat Calls US ‘Outlaw Regime’

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed the US government for violating the 2015 nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and the 1955 Treaty of Amity, calling it the “outlaw regime”. “US abrogated JCPOA -a multilateral accord enshrined in UNSC Resolution 2231- arguing that it seeks a bilateral treaty with #Iran,”...

US Withdraws from Two International Accords

US Withdraws from Two International Accords

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – The Trump administration pulled out of two international agreements after Iran and the Palestinians complained to the International Court of Justice about US policies, the latest withdrawal by Washington from multilateral accords. The US national security adviser John Bolton slammed the highest United Nations tribunal as “politicized and ineffective” as he...

President Rouhani Lauds Iran’s Diplomatic Achievements at UN

President Rouhani Lauds Iran’s Diplomatic Achievements at UN

TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised his administration’s diplomatic successes during the recent United Nations General Assembly meetings and said the Islamic Republic is respected by the World more than ever while the US government has become more isolated. The Westerners, the US in particular, always attempted to introduce Iran as a country that does not...

ICJ Rulings Inviolable: Iranian VP

ICJ Rulings Inviolable: Iranian VP

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iran’s vice president for legal affairs dismissed the notion that there is no guarantee that the International Court of Justice’s ruling on the country’s lawsuit against the US for breaching the 1955 Treaty of Amity and re-imposing sanctions would be enforced. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a weekly cabinet session on Wednesday, La'ya Joneidi hailed...

Netanyahu Notorious for Fabricating False Evidence: Ex-US Adviser

Netanyahu Notorious for Fabricating False Evidence: Ex-US Adviser

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – A former US government adviser dismissed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent claims about “Iran’s nuclear weapons program” and said the only time Netanyahu is not telling lies is “when he is asleep”. “Netanyahu and his government are well known for disseminating lies and fabricating false evidence, as they did for the purpose of pushing...

Iranian FM Hails ICJ’s Ruling against US Sanctions

Iranian FM Hails ICJ’s Ruling against US Sanctions

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed satisfaction with International Court of Justice’s (ICJ) ruling that the United States keep the 2015 nuclear deal in place despite its exit, saying this is a victory for the rule of law. “UN top court rules that US must comply with obligations violated by re-imposing sanctions on Iranian people when exiting...

More Moves in Retaliation for Ahvaz Attack Await Terrorists: Iranian Minister

More Moves in Retaliation for Ahvaz Attack Await Terrorists: Iranian Minister

TEHRAN (Press Shia) – Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami hailed a recent missile attack by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on terrorists in Syria and vowed the Islamic Republic’s next moves in retaliation for a recent terrorist attack on people in the city of Ahvaz. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a cabinet meeting in Tehran on Wednesday, Brigadier...