DUBAI/GENEVA (Reuters) – President Hassan Rouhani stood behind one of his highest profile allies in Iran’s moderate faction on Tuesday, holding back from accepting the resignation of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, which an ally blamed on criticism of the 2015 nuclear deal.
Code Pink co-founder Medea Benjamin on Monday lamented the resignation of Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, one of Tehran’s most public officials, announced his resignation from the hardline Iranian government in an Instagram post Monday afternoon.
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stepped down on Monday, announcing his resignation on Instagram.
Iranian leaders disclosed over the weekend that they are aware of recent attempts by the United States to conduct secret sabotage operations against the country’s contested ballistic missile program, but dismissed claims these operations have been successful.
DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran successfully tested a cruise missile on Sunday during naval exercises near the Strait of Hormuz, state media reported, at a time of heightened tensions with the United States.
The chief legacy of Barack Obama’s foreign policy is not the Iran nuclear deal, which could not even survive his successor, but rather the visceral partisanship that he fostered at home while trying to defend the deal.
Iran will hold a three-day navy drill in and around the strategic Strait of Hormuz this weekend, according to state media.
Iranian military leaders disclosed on Thursday that their intelligence operatives had infiltrated a U.S. Army Command Center and commandeered control of several American drones flying through Syria and Iraq.
Officials inside the Trump administration have been pursuing policies that would leave large parts of the nuclear deal with Iran in place, including limiting the amount of pressure placed on Tehran through financial and oil sanctions, according to multiple sources who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon about a growing inter-agency battle.