UN Security Council rejects US bid to snapback Iran sanctions

UN Security Council rejects US bid to snapback Iran sanctions

A new report says 13 countries of the 15-member United Nations Security Council (UNSC) have expressed their opposition to the US push to trigger the so-called snapback provision in the 2015 nuclear deal aimed at reinstating UN sanctions against Iran, leaving Washington one again isolated on the issue like never before.

Saturday, August 22, 2020 12:12

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UN Security Council rejects US resolution to extend Iran arms embargo

UN Security Council rejects US resolution to extend Iran arms embargo

The United Nations Security Council has rejected a US resolution to extend an arms embargo on Iran that is due to expire in October, as Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed a summit of world leaders to avoid "confrontation" over an American threat to trigger a return of all UN sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

Saturday, August 15, 2020 10:13

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‘CENTCOM lying; US warplanes harassed Iran airliner in Lebanon airspace’

‘CENTCOM lying; US warplanes harassed Iran airliner in Lebanon airspace’

American F-15 warplanes involved in the harassment of an Iranian passenger plane approaching the Beirut airport were not ‘on a routine air mission,’ a report says, dismissing a claim otherwise made by a US military official.

Friday, July 24, 2020 05:10

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Srebrenica genocide 25 years on: Iran denounces Europe`s failure to uphold duties

Srebrenica genocide 25 years on: Iran denounces Europe's failure to uphold duties

On the 25th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, the only declared genocide in Europe since World War II, Iran's Foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has blasted Europe for failing to meet its duties to prevent the tragedy.

Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:12

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‘Faced with an assassination similar to Soleimani’s, West would declare war’

‘Faced with an assassination similar to Soleimani’s, West would declare war’

A UN special rapporteur, who has raised a firestorm by condemning the assassination of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, has once again denounced the United States' sheer disregard for international law.

Monday, July 13, 2020 08:58

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UN experts call US drone attack on Gen. Soleimani ‘unlawful’ killing

UN experts call US drone attack on Gen. Soleimani ‘unlawful’ killing

A senior UN human rights investigator says the United States’ assassination of top Iranian commander Lieutenant General Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad was an “unlawful” killing in violation of the international law.

Tuesday, July 07, 2020 03:34

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UN, European lawmakers, Arab League call on Israel to ditch West Bank annexation plans

UN, European lawmakers, Arab League call on Israel to ditch West Bank annexation plans

The United Nations and the Arab League have called on Israel to abandon its plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, with European lawmakers warning of "consequences" in case Tel Aviv moved forward with its project.

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 03:51

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President Rouhani says Iranians defeated America’s knee-to-neck policy through unity

President Rouhani says Iranians defeated America’s knee-to-neck policy through unity

Speaking at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday, President Hassan Rouhani said the US has long been bullying the world’s oppressed nations with the aim of destroying them, saying the knee-to-neck restraint “is not simply a technique used by a single police officer in one US city. Rather, it is basically is a key policy of America.”

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 02:13

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