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Iran wary as EU presents plans to save nuclear deal

Tehran - Iran said Saturday it would wait to see whether Europe produces tangible results in overcoming US sanctions before it decides whether to stay in the nuclear deal, as a top EU official visited Tehran to present plans for maintaining trade ties.

EU commissioner in Iran in bid to protect trade ties

Tehran - EU Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Canete arrived in Tehran on Saturday to present plans for continuing oil and gas purchases and protect European companies despite renewed US sanctions on Iran.

Iran's Zarif says EU meetings must be turned into action

Tehran - Iran's foreign minister said Wednesday that meetings with EU leaders on salvaging the nuclear deal sent a strong political message but must now be turned into action.

Iran says central bank sanctions only make it 'more determined'

Tehran - Iran said Wednesday that new US sanctions on its central bank governor would only make Iranians "more determined, patient and resistant than ever".

Iran's Syria intervention gets cinematic treatment

Tehran - While Iran's presence in Syria raises global fears of an all-out conflict with Israel, one cinematic version of its intervention has been a Tehran box office triumph.

Iran says Trump 'feeble-minded' for Jerusalem embassy move

Tehran - Iran denounced President Donald Trump as "feeble-minded" over Monday's controversial move of the US embassy to Jerusalem, calling for resistance from the Palestinians and the international community.

Iran sentences eight alleged IS members to death

Tehran - Iran has sentenced to death eight alleged members of the Islamic State group in connection with deadly twin attacks in Tehran in June last year, the judiciary's news agency said on Sunday.

Iran turns to diplomacy amid high regional tensions

Tehran - Iran's foreign minister will embark on a diplomatic tour to try to salvage the nuclear deal amid high tensions following the US withdrawal and global fears over reports of unprecedented clashes with Israel in Syria.

Iran says Israel launched Syria strikes on false 'pretexts'

Tehran - Iran on Friday condemned Israel's air raids in Syria, saying they had been launched on "invented pretexts".

Op-Ed: Trump withdrawal from Iran deal cost Boeing $20 billion

Chicago - Boeing will reportedly lose up to $20 billion in contracts with Iran due to US president Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.

Iranians react with sadness, defiance to Trump

Tehran - Iranians reacted with a mix of sadness, resignation and defiance on Wednesday to US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal, with sharp divisions among officials on how best to respond."It makes people angry.

Iran's Khamenei says will quit nuke deal without European guarantees

Tehran - Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that Tehran would quit the landmark 2015 nuclear deal unless European signatories offered solid guarantees that trade relations would continue after the US withdrawal.

Iran's possible responses to Trump's nuclear decision

Tehran - Iran finds itself in a tricky balancing act as it weighs a response to US President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of a landmark nuclear deal.

Iran lawmakers burn US flag in parliament

Tehran - Iranian lawmakers burned an American flag and cried "Death to America" in parliament on Wednesday to protest President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the multi-party nuclear deal.

Iran press slams Trump pullout, divided on response

Tehran - Iran's press on Wednesday condemned US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from a multi-party nuclear deal but was divided over whether Tehran should react with patience or withdraw itself.

Iran says to discuss response to Trump with other parties

Tehran - Iran said it will hold talks with signatories to a nuclear deal after US President Donald Trump's decision Tuesday to withdraw from the accord, which it branded "psychological warfare".

Iran's Rouhani 'losing everything' due to Trump

Tehran - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani staked his legacy on efforts to end decades of tension with the West. With the landmark nuclear deal unravelling, what hope is there for his political future?

Iran's ballistic missiles: bone of contention with West

Tehran - Iran's ballistic missile programme has poisoned relations between Tehran and Western powers for years but for the Islamic republic the issue is staunchly non-negotiable.

Iran warns US it would regret quitting nuclear deal

Tehran - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that if the United States quits the nuclear deal then Washington will regret it "like never before", as British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson scrambles to save the agreement during talks with the Trump administ...

Iran warns US it would regret quitting nuclear deal

Tehran - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that if the United States quits the nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers then Washington would regret it "like never before".
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