Parisa Hafezi

Iran's Rouhani calls for unity, accuses Trump of exploiting rift

27 Jan 2020

DUBAI Iranians should not allow U.S. President Donald Trump's "maximum pressure" approach to harm national unity ahead of parliamentary elections, President Hassan Rouhani said in a speech, lashing out at hardliners over mass disqualification of candidates.

Iran tells Europe not to follow U.S. by undermining nuclear pact

22 Jan 2020

DUBAI Iran's president told European powers on Wednesday not to copy the United States by undermining Tehran's strained nuclear pact with world powers, and said Tehran would not seek nuclear weapons whether or not the deal survived. | Video

UPDATE 3-Iran MP offers reward for killing Trump, U.S. calls it 'ridiculous'

21 Jan 2020

* Tensions escalated since Trump exited 2015 deal (Adds remarks by Iran's envoy in Geneva, new paragraphs 12-13)

Iran aims to examine downed plane's black boxes, no plan yet to send them abroad

19 Jan 2020

DUBAI Iran said on Sunday it was trying to analyse the black boxes of a Ukrainian airliner that its military shot down this month, denying a report that a decision had been taken to send the voice and flight data recorders to Ukraine.

Iran may review cooperation with IAEA if EU pressure mounts: TV

19 Jan 2020

DUBAI Iran will review its cooperation with the United Nations' nuclear watchdog should it face "unjust" measures, Iranian parliament speaker Ali Larijani said, after EU powers last week triggered a dispute mechanism under Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal.

Iran's Khamenei stands by Guards after unrest over downed plane

18 Jan 2020

DUBAI Iran's supreme leader threw his support behind the elite Revolutionary Guards in a rare sermon on Friday after their belated admission that they had accidentally downed an airliner triggered days of street protests. | Video

Iran's Khamenei to address nation facing unrest at home, pressure abroad

17 Jan 2020

DUBAI, Jan 17 Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei will deliver a Friday prayers sermon when he is expected to throw his support behind the elite Revolutionary Guards after their belated admission that they had downed an airliner in error sparked days of rage on the streets.

Iran accuses Europe of yielding to 'high school bully' Trump in nuclear row

16 Jan 2020

DUBAI/PARIS Iran said on Thursday three European states had succumbed to "high school bully" Donald Trump when they triggered a dispute mechanism in a nuclear pact the U.S. president opposes, a step that could eventually lead to reimposing U.N. sanctions.

Iran accuses Europe of yielding to "high school bully" Trump in nuclear row

16 Jan 2020

* Iran says it is now enriching more uranium than before deal

Iranians bury dead from downed plane after days of rage on the street

16 Jan 2020

DUBAI Iranians buried their dead from an airliner shot down by the military as authorities on Wednesday identified more of the 176 victims of last week's crash, which led to days of rage against Iran's rulers followed by a police crackdown.

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