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Seven Iranians were killed in strike on Syrian air base: Tasnim

Seven Iranians were killed in strike on Syrian air base: Tasnim

The Trump administration is pressing European allies to agree to strengthen the deal with Iran that would constrain Tehran's ongoing nuclear research, as well as its ballistic missile program, which has continued to progress unhindered.

He also said, "Iran and Russian Federation are facing with common challenges in regional and global fields and we are determined to face them more united than past by drawing a roadmap".

"Even if one day (the US) can harm the JCPOA, we will be the victor in the public opinion of the world as the nation that stuck by its commitments", Mr Rouhani said.

"The attack apparently affected 200,000 router switches across the world in a widespread attack, including 3,500 switches in our country", Iran's news agency IRNA quoted the Communication and Information Technology Ministry.

Qazipour has demanded that Speaker of Parliament Ali Larijani take measures to halt the run on the rial.

Under the 2015 agreement, Iran promised to scale back its nuclear enrichment and give up its pursuit of nuclear weapons.

West Texas Intermediate and the global benchmark Brent oil were both up by more than 2% at just after 11.00 a.m. ET
West Texas Intermediate and the global benchmark Brent oil were both up by more than 2% at just after 11.00 a.m. ET

A total of four Iranian troops, allied with the Syrian government, were killed in a missile strike that targeted an air base in central Syria on Monday morning, semi-official Fars news agency reported.

Previous analysis by the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists concluded enriching uranium at 20 percent is "likely intended" to gain political leverage, rather than to "leap toward a nuclear weapons capability".

Some foreign-exchange traders attributed the slide to "opportunistic speculation" among dealers who sought to exploit existing worries about Iran's broader economic health, its continued inability to access overseas financing and the fragility of the nuclear deal.

Republican Senator Bob Corker said "significant progress" had been made on bipartisan congressional legislation to "address the flaws in the agreement without violating US commitments". "There is a common understanding that we need to move towards the use of national currencies in our settlements".

In response to this, US President Donald Trump on occasion of Nowroz said the Iranian people were burdened by "rulers who serve themselves instead of serving the people". The deadline falls on May 12.

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