Iran’s Oil Contracts Supreme Supervisory Board on Monday overwhelmingly approved the $4.8 billion gas deal recently signed between Iran and France’s energy giant Total, government spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said on Tuesday.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday after a major shakeup of US President Donald Trump's scandal-tainted administration, as pressure mounted from a broadening investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia.
Former US President Barack Obama has rejected latest allegations by his successor Donald Trump that he had ordered electronic surveillance of the then Republican presidential nominee just before the November election.
Iran said Israel's atomic weapons arsenal represents the biggest threat to the world peace, dismissing new allegations by Israeli and US leaders against Iran's nuclear program as "hollow" and "worthless".
Iran called on Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates to stop exploiting Islamic sanctities as a means for their own trivial goals after Riyadh claimed, in an allegation later dismissed, that a ballistic missile by the Yemeni Army forces and allied fighters had targeted the holy city of Mecca and the UAE rehashed the accusations that Iran is arming the Yemeni forces.
The world has learned that Saudi Arabia and Wahhabism, the radical ideology freely preached in the Arab country, are to blame for the violent acts of extremism in the Middle East region and elsewhere, says an Iranian official.
Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi condemned terrorist attack in Munich and expressed sympathy with German government and people, saying that fight against terrorism needs a relentless and inclusive struggle.