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Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iran slams Twitter for shutting down ‘real Iranian’ accounts

Iran has accused Twitter of closing accounts of "real" Iranians, while allowing anti-government "bots" backed by the United States, to continue.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in May. (J. Scott Applewhite-AP)

US vows to fight Iran lawsuit in international court

The United States vowed to fight Iran before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), calling Tehran's move to question the legality of recently reimposed sanctions an attempt to interfere with its national security.

Foreign minister accuses US of waging ‘psychological war’ against Iran

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has accused the US of waging a 'psychological war' against Tehran and its business partners.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif

Minister: Iran nuclear deal collapse would be ‘very dangerous’

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif warned Sunday that failure to save the nuclear deal after the exit of the United States would be "very dangerous" for Tehran.

Iran minister on diplomatic tour to save nuclear deal

Iran's foreign minister was due to leave Saturday for a whirlwind diplomatic tour as world leaders scramble to salvage something from the wreckage of a key nuclear deal after Washington withdrew.

Iran turns to diplomacy amid high regional tensions

Iran's foreign minister will embark on a diplomatic tour to try to salvage the nuclear deal amid high tensions following the US withdrawal and global fears over reports of unprecedented clashes with Israel in Syria.

US nuclear policy brings world ‘closer to annihilation’ – Iran

The United States' new nuclear policy brings humanity "closer to annihilation", Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said.

Nobel Prize sends a nuclear message to Donald Trump

The Nobel committee spurned an opportunity to celebrate the Iran nuclear deal, but still found a way to send a message to US President Donald Trump.

Iran’s Mohammad Zarif to visit Qatar amid Gulf crisis

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit Qatar for talks on relations between the two countries that have caused tensions in the Gulf.

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