Iran confirms impounded UK oil tanker left for intl. waters

Tehran (KNA) - The British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which had been impounded in Iran’s Bandar Abbas port for two months over violation of international maritime law, has finally set sail and is leaving Iranian waters for Dubai, an Iranian organization and the ship owner confirmed Friday.

9/27/2019 8:08:00 PM

Saudi Arabia moving to execute dozens of dissidents as crackdown intensifies

Tehran (KNA) - Saudi authorities are going to execute dozens of imprisoned political dissidents from the country’s oil-rich and Shia-populated Eastern Province, amid a crackdown led by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman against pro-democracy campaigners, Muslim preachers and intellectuals in the ultra-conservative kingdom.

9/27/2019 8:06:00 PM

Rouhani, Merkel discuss HOPE, accelerating INSTEX

Tehran (KNA) - Iranian president and the German chancellor discussed the necessary measures for saving the 2015 nuclear deal – Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – as well as Iran's regional peace plan, 'HOPE'.

9/25/2019 8:59:00 AM

World leaders calls for negotiations between Iran, United States

Tehran (KNA) - French President Emmanuel Macron says Iran, the United States, the remaining parties to the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as well as Persian Gulf states should engage in talks, demanding preservation of the atomic agreement.

9/25/2019 8:57:00 AM

No difference between Europeans, Americans: Maj. Gen. Salami

Tehran (KNA) - There is no difference between Europeans and Americans and today, Europeans showed their real face when they accused Iran without providing a solid proof,” Chief Commander of IRGC Major General Hossein Salami told reporters on Tuesday.

9/24/2019 9:35:00 PM

Merkel to meet Trump, Rouhani at UN

Tehran (KNA) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel will on Tuesday hold separate talks with US President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, a government spokesman said.

9/24/2019 9:32:00 PM