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USA POLITICS: Adamant Trump Mulls Decertifying Iran Deal, US Officials Say ‘Trump’s Bellicose Rhetoric Troubling’

USA POLITICS: Adamant Trump Mulls Decertifying Iran Deal, US Officials Say ‘Trump’s Bellicose Rhetoric Troubling’

“They came up with a plan that protects the things they are concerned about but doesn’t recertify, which the president made clear he was not going to do. That ship has sailed,” according to the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

The official said Trump has been telling foreign leaders and U.S. lawmakers that his refusal to certify the Iran deal would not blow it up.

“He’s not walking away from it. The chances of him walking away from it go down if they work with him on making it better,” the official said.

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IRAN POLITICS: Rouhani Goes to New York for ‘Very Important’ Talks

IRAN POLITICS: Rouhani Goes to New York for ‘Very Important’ Talks

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said his planned meetings on JCPOA in New York are “very important,” adding there is need for clarifications which have to be made about the nuclear accord. Apart from the JCPOA, he will also talk about bilateral ties with world countries, regional issues as well as international developments including the ongoing crisis in Myanmar.

“The opponents of the JCPOA are restricted to two or three countries, including some in the US, who feel cheated. They believe that a feast has been set out but that they are deprived of going to the table and having something,” Rouhani said.

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IRAN POLITICS: Tehran Attack: Terrorists Photos Released

IRAN POLITICS: Tehran Attack: Terrorists Photos Released

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) blamed the sponsors of the Takfiri Daesh for the attacks and pledged to retaliate.

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IRAN POLITICS: ‘US in No Position to Talk About Human Rights’: Iran’s Bahram Qassemi Says

IRAN POLITICS: ‘US in No Position to Talk About Human Rights’: Iran’s Bahram Qassemi Says

“The US government, due to its failed domestic and international record, is not in a position to comment or act on the human rights situation in other countries,” Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said Friday.

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IRAN POLITICS: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Biography

IRAN POLITICS: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Biography

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was born Mahmoud Saborjhian October 28, 1956, in Aradan, near Garmsar, in north-central Iran. Read Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Biography.

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IRAN POLITICS: Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei to US: Iran Not Cowed By U.S. Attack on Syria

IRAN POLITICS: Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei to US: Iran Not Cowed By U.S. Attack on Syria

Iran’s Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Sunday that Iran won’t “retreat from the field”.

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IRAN POLITICS: Rouhani Wants Chemical Attack in Syria Investigated

IRAN POLITICS: Rouhani Wants Chemical Attack in Syria Investigated

“We are asking for impartial international fact-finding body to be set up to find out where these chemical weapons came from,” Iranian President Rouhani.

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YEMEN POLITICS: Iran Sends Advanced Weapons, Military Advisers to Yemen’s Rebel Houthi Movement

YEMEN POLITICS: Iran Sends Advanced Weapons, Military Advisers to Yemen’s Rebel Houthi Movement

Iranian official said Major General Qassem Soleimani says, “Winning the battle in Yemen will help define the balance of power in the Middle East.”

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IRAN POLITICS: U.S. Navy Ship Changed Course Toward Iranian Revolutionary Guard Vessels

IRAN POLITICS: U.S. Navy Ship Changed Course Toward Iranian Revolutionary Guard Vessels

“If Iran’s ignorant enemies think about invading Iran they should know that our armed forces are much stronger than 1980 when Iraq attacked,” Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said.

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IRAN POLITICS: Trump ‘Real Face’ of American Corruption: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Says

IRAN POLITICS: Trump ‘Real Face’ of American Corruption: Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Says

“We are thankful to (Trump) for making our life easy as he showed the real face of America,” Khamenei told a meeting of military commanders in Tehran, according to his website.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu to Britain: Join Iran Sanctions

ISRAEL POLITICS: Netanyahu to Britain: Join Iran Sanctions

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged “responsible nations” to join new sanctions against Iran on Monday during a visit to London, but Britain defended a nuclear deal sealed between major powers and Tehran.

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SYRIA POLITICS: Rebels Lose Aleppo, Why Israel Is Worried

SYRIA POLITICS: Rebels Lose Aleppo, Why Israel Is Worried

“Don’t threaten us. We are not a rabbit, we are a tiger,” the Jerusalem Post newspaper quoted Netanyahu as telling Nazarbayev.

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IRAN POLITICS: Khamenei Warns Of Retaliation If US Breaches Nuclear Deal

IRAN POLITICS: Khamenei Warns Of Retaliation If US Breaches Nuclear Deal

“The current U.S. government has breached the nuclear deal in many occasions,” Khamenei said on Obama, addressing members of the Revolutionary Guards.

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IRAN POLITICS: Mohammad Javad Zarif First To Meet Michel Aoun Lebanon’s New President

IRAN POLITICS: Mohammad Javad Zarif First To Meet Michel Aoun Lebanon’s New President

Iran’s Mohammad Javad Zarif became first foreign minister to meet Lebanon’s new president, a move that underscored Tehran’s tussle for influence in Beirut.

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CANADA: Homa Hoodfar Gains Freedom From Tehran Jail

CANADA: Homa Hoodfar Gains Freedom From Tehran Jail

“Canadians are relieved that Dr. Homa Hoodfar has been released from jail and will soon be reunited with her family, friends and colleagues,” Trudeau said.

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IRAN: UN Nuclear Agency Reports Says Iran Honoring Nuclear Deal

IRAN: UN Nuclear Agency Reports Says Iran Honoring Nuclear Deal

The confidential report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) did not point to any violations in Tehran’s observance of the nuclear deal.

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SAUDI ARABIA: Saudis ‘Murdered’ Hajj Pilgrims – Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

SAUDI ARABIA: Saudis ‘Murdered’ Hajj Pilgrims – Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: “The heartless and murderous Saudis locked up the injured with the dead in containers — instead of providing medical treatment.”

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IRAN: Tehran Slams Adel al-Jubeir Saudi FM Comments

IRAN: Tehran Slams Adel al-Jubeir Saudi FM Comments

Bahram Qassemi: “Saudi Arabia would be better off reconsidering its behavior in the region seriously and it is necessary that rationality replace illusion.”

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IRAN: Tehran To Turkey: Quickly End Syria Intervention

IRAN: Tehran To Turkey: Quickly End Syria Intervention

“In the fight against terrorism, any resort to methods that cast a shadow over the political sovereignty and legitimate power of the central government is unacceptable,” Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said.

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IRAN: Tehran Deploys Russian S-300 Missiles

IRAN: Tehran Deploys Russian S-300 Missiles

“Our main priority is to protect Iran’s nuclear facilities under any circumstances,” Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, commander of Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps’ (IRGC) air defence force said.

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