Iran’s Zarif Hits Back at US Navy over Misnaming of Persian Gulf
TEHRAN (Basirat): Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif took a swipe at the US Navy’s officials over the misnaming of the Persian Gulf, saying the waters in southern Iran have had this name for 2,000 years, “longer than US has existed”.
Austria’s OMV Calls for More EU Defense against US Iran Sanctions
TEHRAN (Basirat): The CEO of Austrian energy company OMV called on Europe's politicians to do more to protect EU companies from the returning US sanctions against Tehran.
Protests Erupt after Israel Lockdown on Palestinian Village in Ramallah
TEHRAN (Basirat): Clashes erupted between Palestinian and Israeli forces after a siege was imposed on the Palestinian village of Kobar in the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah, early Friday morning.
Don’t Force Iran to Go to War: Philippines President
TEHRAN (Basirat): Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned the US and other countries to avoid "egging Iran to go to war".
Spokesman: US Trying to Spoil Iran’s Int’l Ties
TEHRAN (Basirat): Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman linked the angry anti-Iran comments by US officials to Washington’s plan to foment Iranophobia and undermine Tehran’s relations with the international community.
Syria’s President, Hezbollah, UN Rap Deadly Terror Attacks in Sweida
TEHRAN (Basirat): Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and the Lebanese Hezbollah resistance movement denounced deadly Daesh attacks in southwestern Sweida Province, saying such crimes are mere attempts to prop up the foreign-backed terrorists which are suffering one defeat after another on the battlefield.
Street Attacks on Muslims Rocket in UK
TEHRAN (Basirat): Islamophobic street attacks are on the rise in the UK as perpetrators feel “emboldened” by terror attacks and political discourse, a report has found.
Buses Carrying Syrian Shiite Residents of Al-Fuaa, Kafraya Stoned during Evacuation
TEHRAN (Basirat): Syrian Shiite residents of al-Fuaa and Kafraya villages in north-western Idlib province were finally evacuated from the settlements that have been under siege from militants since 2015.
Israeli Forces Viciously Break Palestinian Boy’s Arm with Down Syndrome during Arrest (+Photos)
TEHRAN (Basirat): Israeli soldiers were photographed violently arresting a Palestinian boy with Down syndrome in the occupied West Bank city of al-Khalil.
Protests Break Out in Chicago after Man Is Fatally Shot by Police
TEHRAN (Basirat): Protesters chanted and threw rocks at Chicago police Saturday night after an officer shot and killed a man in the city's South Side hours earlier, authorities said.
Diplomats from 100 Countries to Discuss Trade with Iran after US JCPOA Exit: Official
TEHRAN (Basirat): Senior officials and ambassadors from over 100 countries in a meeting in Tehran on Monday will discuss the problems created for trade with Iran following the US withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), an official said.
Turkey Opposed to Unilateral US Sanctions on Iran
TEHRAN (Basirat): Turkey’s ambassador to Tehran stressed his country’s opposition to the unilateral US sanctions against Iran, saying Ankara is expecting a US delegation that would present new demands regarding economic cooperation with the Islamic Republic.