UN court orders US to lift some Iran sanctions

Europe 10/03/18, 05:11

The United Nations' highest court on Wednesday ordered the United States to lift sanctions on Iran that affect imports of humanitarian goods and products and services linked to the safety of civil aviation.The ruling by the International Court of Justice is legally binding, but it remains to be seen if ...

Iran Guard launches missiles into Syria over parade attack

World 10/01/18, 00:21

Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard said Monday that it launched ballistic missiles into eastern Syria, targeting militants the force blames for a recent attack on a military parade. The launch was the Islamic Republic's second such missile attack on Syria in over a year.Iranian state television and the state-run IRNA news ...

Iran’s FM calls Netanyahu’s claims at UN an ‘obscene charge’

World 09/28/18, 03:24

Iran's state-run IRNA news agency says the country's foreign minister has denounced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's allegations against Tehran at the U.N. General Assembly as an "obscene charge."Friday's report also says Mohammad Javad Zarif called Netanyahu a "liar who would not stop lying."Netanyahu on Thursday claimed at the General ...

Israel vs Iran: Netanyahu lobs nuclear claim _ again

World 09/27/18, 17:30

Clandestine nuclear dumping. Concealing atomic material near a rug-cleaning plant. Lying to international partners.Accusing Iran of all of the above, Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu fired a new salvo Thursday in his campaign to prove that Tehran can't be trusted and poses a massive threat to international security.In response, Iran shrugged.Netanyahu's ...

Update: US to warn Iran of ‘hell to pay’ for defiance

World 09/25/18, 14:49

The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local):2:35 p.m.U.S. national security adviser John Bolton will warn Iran of "hell to pay" and "serious consequences" if it defies the U.S.Bolton was to deliver a speech Tuesday in New York featuring rhetoric that is tough even by the standards ...

Iran video threatens missile strikes on UAE, Saudi Arabia

World 09/25/18, 05:09

An Iranian media outlet close to the country's hard-line Revolutionary Guard published a video Tuesday threatening the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates with missile attacks, further raising regional tensions after a weekend militant attack on a military parade in Iran.The video tweeted and later deleted by ...

EU, Iran set financial “vehicle” to ease trade between them

Europe 09/24/18, 23:54

Five world powers and Iran agreed late Monday to establish a financial facility in the European Union to facilitate payments for Iranian imports and exports including oil, a key move sought by Tehran following the U.S. pullout from the 2015 nuclear deal and its re-imposition of sanctions.Foreign ministers from Britain, ...

Iran’s politicians under pressure, 40 years after revolution

World 09/24/18, 02:09

Hard-liners batter President Hassan Rouhani over his faltering nuclear deal, sending his popularity plummeting. Women in the streets film themselves removing their mandatory headscarves, or hijabs, in protest. Meanwhile, state television airs moments from a major corruption trial.Welcome to the topsy-turvy world of Iranian politics.Ahead of the 40th anniversary of ...

Iran-backed militias accused of reign of fear in Iraqi Basra

World 09/23/18, 02:54

Activists say powerful Iranian-backed militias that control Iraq's oil capital of Basra have waged a campaign of intimidation and arbitrary arrests to silence protests aimed at poor government services and Tehran's outsized influence in the region.In this Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 photo, Hajar Youssif, an Iraqi activist and volunteer medic, ...

Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 8

World 09/22/18, 02:20

Gunmen attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least eight members of the country's elite Revolutionary Guard and wounding 20 others, local media reported.No group immediately claimed responsibility for the assault in Ahvaz, which saw gunfire spray into a crowd of marching Guardsmen, ...

Iran’s domestic car market stalls as nuclear deal falters

World 09/21/18, 02:25

Across Iran's capital, rush-hour traffic always grinds to a halt, a sea of boxy Renault four-doors and Peugeot coupes all idling their way through the streets of Tehran.Soon, however, Iran's faltering nuclear deal with world powers may be what causes the country's domestic automotive market to stall out.As Iran's currency, ...

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