Enemies Target Iran Due to its Resistance, Support for Oppressed, Says IRGC Chief


The chief commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says enemies have been struggling to pose cultural and economic threats to the Islamic Republic, which has stood up to their hegemonic moves.

“Enemies know that they can by no means threaten the Islamic Republic of Iran militarily, and after the Sacred Defense (during Iraq’s imposed war on Iran), they have invested heavily to carry out cultural, economic and security threats against Iran," Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said on Wednesday.

Zionist Forces Kill Palestinian Teen in Occupied West Bank

Zionist military forces have shot dead a Palestinian teenage boy in the central part of the occupied West Bank during clashes in protest at US President Donald Trump's recognition of al-Quds as the capital of Israel.

The Palestinian Ministry of Health announced in a statement that 17-year-old Musab Firas al-Tamimi sustained serious gunshot wounds on Wednesday as dozens of people staged a demonstration in Deir Nidham village, located approximately 23 kilometers (14 miles) northwest of Ramallah.

Trump’s ‘crocodile tears’ for Iranian nation ‘revolting’

TEHRAN– Iran's UN mission has released a statement on Tuesday condemning the US meddling remarks and support for escalation of violence and unrest in Iran.

The Tuesday statement was released shortly after US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley announced that Washington would call on the United Nations to hold an emergency meeting over the situation in Iran, according to the Mehr News Agancy.

The statement maintained that Haley’s remarks are a cover for the failed policies of the US and its allies in the region, aimed at taking a revenge against the Iranian nation.

FM: Iran's Security Relies on People

TEHRAN -Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blasted the US president for interfering in Iran's internal affairs, and said that the Iranian people are living in a democratic society unlike Donald Trump's regional allies, Fars News reported.

"Unlike cordial regional friends of Trump, the Iranian people are entitled to vote and oppose,” Zarif wrote on his Twitter account late on Tuesday.

"Iran’s security and stability are based on its own people," he added.

Trump Must Stop Interfering in Iran's Internal Affairs: Qassemi

Iran has denounced US President Donald Trump's "insulting" tweets about the recent protests against economic conditions in a number of Iranian cities, urging him to avoid interfering in the Islamic Republic's internal affairs.

"Trump's completely paradoxical and  garbled stance against the Iranian people is not a new issue," Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Tuesday, according to Press TV.

He added that just recently the US president labeled the Iranians a terrorist nation and stirred their feelings by offensive words.