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Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks during the Tehran Security Conference in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Iran's foreign minister has warned neighboring countries over fomenting insecurity in his country, a reference to anti-government protests that have roiled Iran over the past two weeks. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

Iran FM Tells Neighbors: Stop Fomenting Unrest

Iran’s foreign minister on Monday warned neighboring countries against fomenting unrest after anti-government protests roiled the country over the past two weeks.

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a joint press conference with his Belarus' counterpart following their meeting in Minsk on February 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MAXIM MALINOVSKY (Photo credit should read MAXIM MALINOVSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Iranian Foreign Minister: Our Missiles Are for Defense

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday defended his country’s latest ballistic missile test in defiance of Western and Israeli criticism, saying the controversial program served the Islamic Republic’s defensive needs.

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif addresses media during a press conference in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Nov. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)

Iran Denounces Supreme Court for Reinstating Trump’s ‘Bigoted Ban on Muslims’

Speaking from Berlin on Tuesday, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif criticized the U.S. Supreme Court’s 9-0 decision to reinstate most of President Donald Trump’s immigration order, previously blocked by lower-court judges. Iran, the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism, is one of the nations affected by the order.

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Iran FM: Netanyahu Faking Jewish Faith and History

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu of ignorance about history and the Jewish faith on Tuesday after he said ancient Persian rulers tried to destroy the Jews.

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a joint press conference with his Belarus' counterpart following their meeting in Minsk on February 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MAXIM MALINOVSKY (Photo credit should read MAXIM MALINOVSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran Pushes for Dialogue with Gulf Arab States

Iran’s foreign minister on Sunday stepped up efforts to improve ties with Gulf Arab Sunni states urging them to work with their Shi’ite rival to address “anxieties” and violence across the region.

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Iranian Minister Trolls Trump, Praises Pope Francis

In a series of tweets, Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif slammed U.S. President Donald Trump while praising Pope Francis for his alleged “denunciation of #MuslimBan” and of the Rohingya genocide going on in Myanmar.

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a joint press conference with his Belarus' counterpart following their meeting in Minsk on February 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / MAXIM MALINOVSKY (Photo credit should read MAXIM MALINOVSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran ‘Hostile’ to U.S. Involvement in Syria Talks

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said late Tuesday that his government opposed the United States joining Syrian peace talks to be held in Kazakhstan next week, local media reported.

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Iran defends Secret Document Easing Nuke Program Restrictions

TEHRAN — Iran’s foreign minister on Tuesday defended a nuclear deal provision that allows Tehran to begin ramping up its nuclear program after 10 years, a day after the secret document was revealed, leading to concerns over the effectiveness of the landmark nuclear deal.

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Iran Urges U.S. to Choose Diplomacy Over Coercion

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (pictured) has called on the United States to choose diplomacy over intimidation and to fulfil its obligations under a year-old nuclear deal with world powers.

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif meets with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi (not pictured) on September 15, 2015 in Beijing, China. Invited by Foreign Minister Wang Yi, The foreign minister of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mohamed Javad Zarif, will begin a formal visit to China on September 15, 2015 …

Germany Hosts Iranian FM Despite Vow Not to Normalize Ties

Germany’s foreign minister on Wednesday welcomed his Iranian counterpart for a bilateral meeting in Berlin, seemingly defying Chancellor Angela Merkel’s earlier commitment to not normalize relations with Tehran as long as the regime refuses to recognize Israel’s right to exist.

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Iran Pushes U.S. for More Access to Global Financial System

Iran’s main goal in its nuclear talks with world powers was to secure access to the global financial system, and the United States must now do more to remove obstacles to the banking sector, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (pictured)

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Iran’s Supreme Leader: U.S. Still Hostile, Even After Nuclear Deal

Despite numerous concessions and a historic treaty that will almost guarantee a pathway to acquiring a nuclear bomb, the Iranian regime’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei says the U.S. is still fundamentally hostile towards his nation and has warned Iranians not to trust their old enemy, “the Great Satan.”

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Iran Foreign Minister’s London Lecture ‘An Insult To British Values’

The presence of Iran’s Foreign Minister in London this week to speak on Middle East security challenges has been slammed as “an insult to British values” by local Jewish community leaders. Mohammad Javad Zarif, who was instrumental in negotiating the nuclear deal

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5 Lies the Obama Administration Told to Defend Iran’s Humiliating Seizure of Navy Sailors

Barack Obama has a history of humiliating photo-ops associated with his full-blown Radical Islam Denial Syndrome: the burning consulate in Benghazi juxtaposed with Obama partying it up in Vegas with Beyonce; the dead bodies of ISIS-slain Parisians juxtaposed with Obama telling the world that ISIS could be fought with a climate change summit; corpses in San Bernardino juxtaposed with Obama simultaneously telling a national audience that ISIS was contained.

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Lost in Iran: Where Is Robert Levinson?

His case is as stifling as it is mysterious. American citizen Robert Levinson, a former FBI and DEA agent, was taken hostage by Iranian intelligence officials on March 9, 2007, while on a private business trip to Iran’s Kish Island, where he was seeking information about cigarette smuggling.

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Iran ‘Negotiations’ Involved a Lot of Iran Shouting at Hapless U.S. Team

The New York Times published an embarrassing look at what went on behind the scenes during the long, long months of “nuclear negotiations” with Iran. Apparently, it involved a good deal of Iran shouting at the hapless U.S. team and declaring its demands non-negotiable, while Team Obama threw in one towel after another.