An earthquake measuring five on Richter scale shook Sumar in the western province of Kermanshah bordering Iraq at 1:47 hours local time (22: 17 GMT) on Saturday.
Moderate quake jolts western Iran
Tehran Symphonic Orchestra performed 'rain drops' piece in the Iranian capital in the memory of the victims of Sanchi tanker incident.
Tehran Symphonic Orchestra performs in memory of Sanchi victims
Dust storm in southern city of Ahvaz in Khuzestan Province on Friday canceled and delayed several flights and caused the postponement of a football match.
Dust storm cancels flights, shuts schools in Khuzestan + video
(By Seyed Hossein Mousavian*) After months of threatening to undo the Iran nuclear deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Donald Trump once again opted to extend the deal by waiving economic sanctions on Iran. This was the “last chance,” he declared in a Jan. 12 statement, “to either fix the deal’s disastrous flaws, or the United States will withdraw.”
Commentary: Killing the Iran nuclear deal will be bad for the US
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Europe next week, stopping in London and Paris for talks on Iran and Syria before heading on to Davos, Switzerland.
US secretary of state to visit Europe next week for talks on Iran, Syria - State Department
A top Iranian diplomat said the country’s oil revenues since 21 March 2017 have already amounted to as much as $40 billion, stressing that this has been a result of the nuclear agreement that had led to the removal of multiple-year sanctions.
Iran says oil sales at $40bn since March
The UN Security Council meeting was supposed to be about confidence-building in an age of widening nuclear proliferation. However, the session featured once again a big power showdown between Russia and the United States, CNN reported.
Russia, US spar on Iran, North Korea, Syria
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that any issues not directly related to the Iran nuclear deal “should be addressed without prejudice to preserving the agreement,” his spokesman said amid US concerns with Tehran.
UN chief says don't harm Iran nuclear deal over unrelated issues
US lawmakers have put forward a bill at the House of Representatives, seeking to “tighten” the term of a 2015 multinational nuclear deal with Iran, despite international warnings for Washington to stop attempts to undermine the accord.
US lawmakers table bill meant to ‘tighten’ terms of Iran nuclear deal

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