UK

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  • UK first European country to pass 150,000 covid deaths  2022-01-10 12:04

    UK first European country to pass 150,000 covid deaths 

    TEHRAN- Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, more than 150,000 people have died in the UK; that according to government figures.

  • Tony Blair 2022-01-09 10:20

    Blair’s knighthood triggers public outrage

    TEHRAN- More than one million people have signed a petition calling for former Labour Prime Minister Tony Blair to have his controversial knighthood removed with the number rising literally by the minute.

  • Mohsen Baharvand 2021-12-25 22:14

    UK spreading misinformation: Iranian ambassador

    TEHRAN - The Iranian ambassador to London said on Friday that the United Kingdom is spreading misinformation about the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2231, which confirms the 2015 nuclear program.

  • Veep 2021-12-25 18:42

    British anger at Iran ballistic missiles understandable: Veep

    TEHRAN – Seyed Mohammad Hosseini, Iran’s vice president for parliamentary affairs, has reacted to a British statement criticizing missiles firing by Iran during a massive military drill. 

  • Will Britain’s PM resign as scandals rise? 2021-12-13 18:12

    Will Britain’s PM resign as scandals rise?

    TEHRAN - It’s not going too well for the British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. According to the latest opinion polls, his popularity has fallen to its lowest level since he took over as the country's leader. A YouGov suggests Johnson's net favorability level stands at -42, down 11 points since mid-November. And it follows a series of what appears like never-ending scandals.

  • Baharvand 2021-12-11 21:40

    Ambassador says UK in 'discussions' over paying decades-old debt to Iran

    TEHRAN-- British officials visited Iran last week to discuss ways of paying the United Kingdom’s decades-old debt to Iran, which Tehran’s envoy to London said is held up by U.S. sanctions.

  • Sold! Iranian treasures went under the hammer in London auction 2021-12-11 21:35

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Sold! Iranian treasures went under the hammer in London auction

    TEHRAN – On December 8, two majestic royal gold plaques among other ancient Iranian treasures went under the hammer for hundreds of thousands of pounds at Christie’s in London.

  • Assange 2021-12-10 22:03

    Democracy died in darkness

    TEHRAN — According to a ruling made on Friday, the U.S. government has won an appeal in London's High Court, bringing Assange, the 50-year-old founder of Wikileaks, one step closer to being extradited from Britain to the U.S.

  • Bagheri Kani 2021-12-07 21:31

    How should U.S. pay for its unilateralism?

    Vienna talks great opportunity for Europe

    TEHRAN- Just as Europe failed to take an independent position after Trump's departure from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), it is not also willing to define an identity independent of the United States through a historic decision in the process of the Vienna negotiations.

  • Olaf Scholz 2021-12-07 21:30

    New chancellor in the office: What to expect?

    TEHRAN— Olaf Scholz, or the “Scholzomat”, has been designated as the new German chancellor as Angela Merkel who kissed power goodbye on December 2.

  • Vienna talks 2021-12-06 21:45

    Good agreement cannot be achieved through ‘vague and general dialogue’

    TEHRAN — As the Vienna talks are put on hold at the request of the Europeans, Iranian experts are in now in Vienna to carefully examine the drafts, clauses, and proposals. Apparently in Western terminology, this is not defined as “seriousness.”

  • Khatibzadeh 2021-12-06 21:44

    Iran: Delegation went to Vienna to reach good agreement

    TEHRAN — Speaking at his weekly press briefing on Monday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said that the Islamic Republic has a strong will to reach a good agreement in Vienna.

  • Macron-Bin Salman 2021-12-05 21:43

    Calm region detrimental to UK-France lucrative contracts

    TEHRAN — French President Emmanuel Macron visited the West Asia region amid diplomatic standoff between Iran and the European troika (France, UK, and Germany). What is the true purpose of such visits?

  • Barbados ditches British monarchy 2021-12-01 17:26

    Barbados ditches British monarchy

    TEHRAN - After a while of deliberating, prolonging the move and marking the date on the calendar, Barbados has officially removed Britain’s Queen Elizabeth as the head of state and become a republic.

  • Truss-Lapid 2021-11-29 22:17

    Israel leaving no stones unturned to stop Vienna talks, UK plays along

    TEHRAN — As the first day of the new round of talks in Vienna ended, one thing is certainly noticeable: Israelis are knocking on every door to stop Iran and P4+1 reach an agreement on how to find ways to lift illegal sanctions imposed on Iran.

  • Britain seeks 'urgent' talks with Europe to tackle Channel migrant crisis 2021-11-28 19:11

    Britain seeks 'urgent' talks with Europe to tackle Channel migrant crisis

    Britain's government on Sunday announced plans for its own talks on the Channel migration crisis with European ministers this week as it was frozen out of a crisis meeting in France.

  • Vienna 2021-11-26 21:19

    Western blackmail will get nowhere

    TEHRAN – While Iran makes preparations for achieving a “good agreement” through good faith, the United States and its European allies ramp up pressure in what seems to be diplomatic blackmail.

  • Amir Abdollahian 2021-11-20 19:04

    Iran condemns UK decision to declare Hamas a terrorist organization

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian has reacted to a controversial UK decision to declare the Palestinian resistance group Hamas as a “terrorist organization.”

  • British government embroiled in corruption scandals 2021-11-14 18:40

    British government embroiled in corruption scandals

    TEHRAN - In recent days, the British Premier Boris Johnson and his ruling Conservative Party have been caught up in a number of corruption scandals ranging from controversial lobbying to second jobs outside parliament and the Prime Minister's own financial affairs all being in the spotlight.

  • Amir Abdollahian Liz Truss 2021-11-08 20:38

    Iran reminds UK to repay old debt

    TEHRAN — Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian and British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss discussed bilateral issues, the Vienna nuclear talks and some regional issues in a telephone conversation on Monday.

  • UK police wounded in anti-capitalist rallies 2021-11-06 18:27

    UK police wounded in anti-capitalist rallies

    TEHRAN - Anti-establishment protesters have poured their anger onto the streets of the British capital during a traditional annual event marking bonfire night. The unrest in London included clashes and street battles with police that left at least eight officers needing medical treatment for injuries they sustained.

  • A view of Iran pavilion at the Expo 2020 Dubai. (PHOTO: Karim Sahib/AFP/Getty Images) 2021-11-02 21:00

    Under the lens of CNN: Iran pavilion among the most ‘spectacular’ at Expo 2020

    TEHRAN – A recent CNN report has selected Iran pavilion as one of the most “spectacular” structures that participating countries have set up at the Expo 2020 Dubai.

  • France, UK step up war of words 2021-11-01 16:02

    France, UK step up war of words

    TEHRAN - Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson has refused to rule out triggering trade dispute action next week in a bitter fishing row with Paris, while French President Emmanuel Macron has told Johnson to “respect the rules.” Macron also went further to question Britain's "credibility.”

  • UK warns France over vessel detention 2021-10-29 18:59

    UK warns France over vessel detention

    TEHRAN - A British government spokesman has strongly condemned as “unjustified” threats emerging from France that Paris will take further action amid an ongoing dispute. A fishing vessel belonging to the UK was seized by France and its captain charged, while another has been issued with a fine. A UK government minister has warned France that “two can play at that game.”

  • U.S. lawyers tell UK court to extradite Assange 2021-10-27 19:06

    U.S. lawyers tell UK court to extradite Assange

    TEHRAN - Lawyers for the U.S. launched a fresh attempt on Wednesday to have Julian Assange extradited from Britain, arguing that concerns around the WikiLeaks founder's mental health should not prevent him from facing U.S. justice.

  • Iran-Azerbaijan 2021-10-02 21:37

    Beneficiaries of disturbing a brotherhood; or How FDD makes way for rupture?

    TEHRAN — As the two brotherly nations of Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan face disagreements, some countries and hawkish think tanks tried to meddle in the affairs of the two sides for their own good.

  • Emmanuel Macron 2021-10-02 20:42

    By Mohammad M. Farahani

    Stop being naive and assert independence from the U.S.: Macron

    TEHRAN - Amid escalating tensions between France and allies over the AUKUS pact, the French president has reiterated the need for asserting defense independence from the United States.

  • Clare Daly 2021-10-02 20:41

    By Zahra Mirzafarjouyan

    AUKUS in breach of NPT, damaging regional security: EU MP

    TEHRAN - Trade talks between Australia and the European Union have been postponed with France over the so-called AUKUS security partnership.

  • UK FUEL CRISIS 2021-10-02 20:40

    Britain to deploy army amid fuel crisis

    TEHRAN - Despite reassuring the public that the fuel crisis is easing, Britain will start deploying the military from Monday to deliver fuel to petrol stations, many of which are still dry after a chaotic week grappling with a fuel supply shortage. The government has urged the public not to panic, but that is exactly what has happened; panic-buying, fights at gas pumps, and drivers hoarding petrol in water bottles.

  • UK 2021-10-01 21:13

    Let’s Talk about Power

    TEHRAN — With the winter season arriving, the United Kingdom is now struggling with an immense fuel shortage crisis. Long lines are snaking down streets across the UK as drivers struggle to fill up their cars, causing widespread traffic misery and worries over whether the emergency services can do their work.