Mohammad Javad Zarif

Iran’s Rouhani Arrives for First Official Visit to Iraq

BAGHDAD — Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Baghdad on Monday, Iraqi state television said, making his first official visit to the nation that Tehran once fought a bloody war against and later backed in the battle with the Islamic State group.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (L) speaks during a joint press conference with his Iraqi counterpart Barham Saleh at the Presidential palace in Baghdad on March 11, 2019. - Iran's President arrived in Iraq for his first official visit, as Baghdad comes under pressure from Washington to limit political and trade …

Pompeo: Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif Was ‘Front Man for Corrupt Religious Mafia’

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo responded to the resignation of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday with skepticism, describing Zarif and the secular Iranian government as a “moderate” pantomime covering for the real theocratic power in Tehran and wondering if Zarif will truly depart his post.

BEIJING, CHINA - FEBRUARY 19: Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi (not pictured) during their meeting at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse on February 19, 2019 in Beijing, China. (Photo by HOW HWEE YOUNG - Pool/Getty Images)

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Announces He Is Resigning

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif reportedly announced his resignation via Instagram on Monday. “I am apologizing to you for all the shortcomings … in the past years during my time as foreign minister … I thank the Iranian nation and officials,” he declared.

This picture taken on February 13, 2019 shows Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif gesturing during a press conference in Tehran.

Iran’s Zarif: Cannot Rule Out Possibility of War with Israel

Iran’s foreign minister accused Israel of “adventurism” with its campaign of airstrikes against Iranian targets in Syria, and said he could not rule out the possibility that they could lead to a war between the Mideast arch-foes.

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China Teams Up with Iran to Preserve Nuclear Deal

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi welcomed his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif to Beijing on Tuesday, stressing the importance of China’s relationship with Iran and telling Zarif he became a “famous person” in China with his speech at the Munich Security Conference on Sunday.

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) shakes hands with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi after a joint press conference in Beijing, on December 5, 2016

Iran: ‘Great Risk’ of War with Israel

TEL AVIV – Iran’s foreign minister on Sunday claimed that Israel is “looking for war” and warned that its behavior along with that of the U.S. was increasing the prospects of a conflict in the region.

Iran takes aim at 'hateful' Pence comments

Zarif: U.S. Hungry for ‘Suicidal’ War with Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told NBC News on Friday he thinks the “same gang” that provoked the 2003 invasion of Iraq is trying to set up a “suicidal” war between the United States and Iran.

Iran FM says Tehran wants to rebuild Iraq after IS fight

E.U. Sanctions Iran over Assassination Plots

The EU hit Iran’s intelligence services with sanctions Tuesday after accusing Tehran of being behind plots to assassinate regime opponents on Dutch, Danish and French soil.

Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen speaks during a joint press conference with German Chancellor on November 20, 2018 in Berlin. (Photo by Tobias SCHWARZ / AFP) (Photo credit should read TOBIAS SCHWARZ/AFP/Getty Images)