USA and Iran

Tehran imposes sanctions against US officials

Tehran imposes sanctions against US officials

According to the Iranian Foreign Ministry, Tehran imposed sanctions against dozens of United States citizens, including the head of the US Chief of Staff and the head of the US Central Command, RIA Novosti informs. …

Iran denies supply of oil to United States

Iran denies supply of oil to United States

Tehran denies information about oil supplies from Iran to the United States, the representative of the Oil Ministry, Kasri Nuri said. Yesterday, different outlets, citing data from the Energy Information Administration of the US …

Iran to welcome any US steps to return to JCPOA

Iran to welcome any US steps to return to JCPOA

President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic welcomes any move by US President-elect Joe Biden to "compensate for past mistakes" and return the US to the 2015 nuclear deal with full compliance, …

Kadyrov comments on killing of Soleimani

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, …

Oil jumps following Soleimani's death

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 …

It will never end well, Trump says

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. …

Assad condoles with Iran on Soleimani death

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 …

Iranian-US war in cyberspace?

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 …

Pompeo threatens Iran with new sanctions

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 …

Iran stands behind rocket attacks on Israel, Pompeo says

Iran stands behind rocket attacks on Israel, Pompeo says

Iran is behind the recent Palestinian attacks on Israel, the head of the US Department of State, Mike Pompeo said. "Iran does not want peace in the region ... Until we respond to threats from Iran, violence will continue," …

Negotiations with US amid sanctions impossible, Rouhani says

Negotiations with US amid sanctions impossible, Rouhani says

Negotiations between Iran and the United States are impossible amid pressure on Iran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said. "I declare to the American authorities that negotiations under maximum pressure are impossible. If you …

IAEA believes Iran could conceal nuclear materials, US says

IAEA believes Iran could conceal nuclear materials, US says

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has informed the Board of Governors that Iran could conceal nuclear materials and related activities, the US National Security Advisor John Bolton said. According to him, Washington joins …

 Iran's oil exports plunges due to US sanctions

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 …

US threatens Iran with new sanctions for expanding Bushehr NPP

US threatens Iran with new sanctions for expanding Bushehr NPP

The US State Department announced that it will toughen sanctions against Iran for expanding the Bushehr nuclear power plant. The relevant statement is published on the State Department website. "Starting from May 4, the assistance …

Iran checks US aircraft carrier with drone

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 …

Pence says Iran is leading sponsor of terrorism

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 …