USA and Iran

Kadyrov comments on killing of Soleimani

The US actions in the Middle East are fraught with unpredictable consequences, the head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, commented on the assassination of General Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad. The Chechen leader noted that many politicians, …

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Oil jumps following Soleimani's death

Oil prices rose and most major global stock markets declined after the shock of a U.S. attack that killed the most important Iranian military commander, Qassem Soleimani in Iraq late Thursday, Radio Farda reports. Brent crude rose less …

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It will never end well, Trump says

U.S. President Donald Trump is suggesting that his decision to kill Iran’s top general was meant to pressure Tehran to negotiate an end to its nuclear program and military interference in other countries, The Globe and Mail reports. …

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Assad condoles with Iran on Soleimani death

In his message to Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Syrian president Bashar Assad expressed confidence that such a crime will reinforce Resistance Axis’ determination to stand against US destructive policies in the region as …

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Iranian-US war in cyberspace?

Iran, in response to the killing of General Qassem Soleimani, could commit cyber attacks against the United States, Axios news portal reports with a reference to the sources in the government. Washington is reportedly concerned about …

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Pompeo threatens Iran with new sanctions

The United States will impose new sanctions against Iran because of the authorities’ reaction to protests, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in an interview with Iran International, the State Department press …

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 Iran's oil exports plunges due to US sanctions

Iran’s oil exports slid below 500,000 barrels per day in May under the US sanctions, oil industry sources report. These sources are confirmed by tanker data. It is reported that this month, the volume of oil supplies from Iran …

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Iran checks US aircraft carrier with drone

Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard Corps successfully managed a surveillance flight over a U.S. aircraft carrier, Miami Herald reports with a reference to the semi-official Tasnim news agency. The report included footage apparently …

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Pence says Iran is leading sponsor of terrorism

US Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday demanded that European Union allies follow Washington’s lead in withdrawing from the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal and cease efforts he said are designed to evade US sanctions, the Times of Israel …

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Iran to deploy warships to Atlantic

Iran is to send its newest warship to the Atlantic Ocean on a five-month mission -- the navy's longest in a decade, as the Republic seeks to increase the operating range of its naval forces to the backyard of the United States, its arch-foe, …

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US urges Iran to refuse from rocket launches

The US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Iran on Thursday to cease all nuclear-related activities after Tehran announced plans for three rocket launches in coming months, The National reports. While Iran’s defence ministry …

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