SWIFT financial messaging service said on Monday it is suspending some unspecified Iranian banks’ access to its messaging system.
In an exclusive interview with USA Today, Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said his country would consider discussions with the United States if “foundations for a fruitful dialogue” exist.
Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmud Alavi has claimed that an alleged Iranian plot to kill an opposition activist in Denmark was an Israeli conspiracy aimed at damaging Tehran's relations with the European Union.
Senior Iranian officials dealing with communications and information have announced that a cyberattack was launched against Iran, indirectly blaming Israel.
Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman welcomed US sanctions that took effect Monday targeting Iran's oil and financial sectors, calling it a "critical" blow to Tehran's actions in the region.
President Hassan Rouhani said on November 5 that Iran will sell its oil and break sanctions reimposed by the United States on its vital energy and banking sectors.
IRGC commander said that top leaders knew about the 1979 seizure of U.S. embassy in Tehran.
Secretary of State Mile Pompeo said on Sunday that the target of these sanctions is the Iranian regime, not the people.
A Bahraini court on Sunday ordered life sentences for three senior opposition members, overturning a previous acquittal on charges of spying for Qatar.
Iran's powerful Guardian Council on Sunday rejected a bill on joining the UN convention against terrorist financing seen as crucial to maintaining trade and banking ties with the world.
Deputy Commander of Iran's IRGC has issued new threats against the United States, hours before additional sanctions come into play against the Islamic Republic.