"Israel's top-rated Channel 12 quoted unnamed Israeli officials as blaming arch-foe Iran for the assault, which it described as a missile strike," Reuters reports of the Tuesday incident. "There were no casualties and the ship continued on its cour
Iran -- The hostile to peace and rule of law "incident that took place in Natanz (on Sunday) was the work of the Zionist regime…"
Iran -- On Friday, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi -- in charge of his nation's JCPOA talks in Vienna -- said "almost nothing" was achieved so far.
While talks to revive the Iran nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA, kicked off in Vienna, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu railed against the agreement and said Israel must "act" against Tehran.
Iran -- Following Tuesday talks in Vienna on attempts by Iran, Russia and China to reverse US/E 3 noncompliance with their JCPOA obligations, senior EU diplomat Enrique Mora called the session "constructive" -- code language for no breakthroughs.
Update (1557ET): Reuters' Idrees Ali, who covers foreign policy at the Pentagon, reports US officials did not carry out the Iranian Saviz vessel's attack earlier on Tuesday.
Iran -- Dealings with the US are always highly suspect even when agreements appear to be reached.
It's the US side that's softened its stance in face of Iranian 'counter-pressure' as the window is closing fast...
Iran - Hold the cheers!
Increasingly it appears that so-called "rogue states" and those under Washington's wrath and sanctions are coming together to combat US dominance across the globe.
Sino/Iran -- Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi is in Tehran for the historic signing on Saturday.
Iran -- In its current form, the JCPOA is virtually dissolved.
Iran -- Time and again, establishment media feature fake news about invented US enemies and adversaries like crabgrass besets lawns.