Iran sues US for ‘unlawful re-imposition of unilateral sanctions’

Iran has sued the United States at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for "its unlawful re-imposition of unilateral sanctions," foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said on Twitter. "Iran is committed to the rule of law in the face of US contempt for diplomacy & legal obligations. It's imperative to

Iran says Israel is stealing its clouds to cause drought

An Iranian general has accused Israel of manipulating weather to prevent rain over the Islamic republic, alleging his country was facing cloud "theft". Brigadier General Gholam Jalali said Israel and another country in the region have joint teams which work to ensure clouds entering Iranian skies are unable to release rain,'

US judges uphold Trump travel ban on countries including Somalia

The US Supreme Court has upheld President Donald Trump's ban on people from five Muslim-majority countries entering the United States. The highly-anticipated ruling came as the court is winding down its nine-month term. In a 5-4 decision, US Supreme Court judges said the ban was "squarely within" the authority of President Trump. In

Iran launches app with ‘death to America’ emoji

After banning the popular encrypted messaging service Telegram, Iran launched its own domestic messaging app, Soroush, which features emojis stating “death to America” and in favor of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei.  Soroush includes several stickers of a chador-wearing women holding placards wishing death to Israel, the United States, and Freemasons. Other emojis include a woman posing with

Macron fails to convince Trump to retain the Iran deal

French President Emmanuel Macron has said he think his US counterpart will pull out of Iran nuclear deal reached by world powers in 2015. Macron said he may have failed in his efforts to persuade President Donald Trump to keep the deal signed by the United States, Britain, France, China, Russia

Iran’s president warns US over nuclear deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the country would react with “expected and unexpected”actions if the United States pulled out of a multinational nuclear deal. The deal reached between Iraan, the United States and five other world powers put curbs on Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief. However, Trump has called

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