Saudi-Led Raids Kill More Yemenis, Including Two Whole Families

The entire members of two Yemeni families have been killed in separate Saudi Arabian-led airstrikes on residential areas in Yemen.

Yemen’s Arabic-language al-Masirah television network reported that all members of a family, including the father, mother, and their two children, were killed when their house was targeted in a Saudi-led airstrike in the Azreqein neighborhood in the capital, Sana’a, in the early hours of Thursday.

It added that two other civilians were also killed in the same airstrike, which also wounded six people, including three children.

President Rouhani: All Should Stand against US Unilateralism

President Hassan Rouhani in a telephone conversation with his Turkish counterpart said all should resist against US unilateralism and they should understand that they cannot simply walk out from international accords as they will be very costly for them.

During telephone conversation with President RecepTayyip Erdogan, President Rouhani said the JCPOA is a very significant international accord which helps restore global security and stability and a treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

Khamenei : Iran Not to Remain in JCPOA without Practical European Guarantees

TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei urged that any decision to keep the 2015 nuclear deal running without the US should be conditional on “practical guarantees” from the three European parties to the JCPOA.

In comments during a visit to the Farhangian University in Tehran on Wednesday, Ayatollah Khamenei said Iranian administration officials are faced with a “tough test” of safeguarding the Iranian nation’s dignity in dealing with the US withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, Tasnim News Agency reported.

As regards the administration’s decision to consider saving the nuclear deal with the three European parties -France, Britain and Germany-, the Leader voiced distrust of the Europeans, stressing that any plan to maintain the deal must come with practical guarantees.

Americans caught up by 'self-interested' Trump

Tehran - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said what US President Trump does is an embarrasment for a nation that claims to be the leader of the world, adding that Americans have been caught up by a president who lacks political experience. .

Speaking in Parliament open session on Wednesday, Larijani said last night all people heard the 'ridiculous words' of US President Donald Trump who has been playing a 'diplomatic show' during the past year, IRNA  reported.

'One day, Trump announced in the United Nation that he would devastate the North Korean nation and mocked the country's leader Kim Jong Un, and another day forgot all of his words and described him as a 'respectable individual', called for holding negotiations with him,' Larijani said.

China strongly supports JCPOA, says 'a deal better than no deal at all'

TEHRAN– China's special envoy for Middle East issues, Gong Xiaosheng, while announcing his country's support for the nuclear deal, said having a deal on Iran's nuclear program is better than no deal at all.

Speaking to the reporters during a press conference in Tehran on Tuesday, Gong Xiaosheng said his visit to the Islamic Republic addresses two important issues, i.e. JCPOA and Syrian crisis, about which he has held some meetings with Iranian officials, according to the Mehr News Agency.