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Tehran vows 'firm response' unless Obama stops Iran sanctions renewal

Dec 4, 2016

Tehran vows 'firm response' unless Obama stops Iran sanctions renewal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday demanded that U.S. President Barack Obama block an extension of sanctions passed by Congress, saying Tehran will otherwise "firmly respond." In a speech to parliament, Rouhani denounced legislation passed by Congress to extend the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) for ...

Saudi airstrikes in Yemen nothing short of genocide, Iran's leader claims

Apr 10, 2015

Saudi airstrikes in Yemen nothing short of genocide, Iran's leader claims

Iran's leader on Thursday condemned as genocide the military intervention by its main regional rival, Saudi Arabia, in Yemen, escalating Tehran's rhetoric against the two-week-old airstrike campaign. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Saudi Arabia would not emerge victorious from the war in Yemen, where Iran-allied Houthi ...