Khamenei aide says Iran won't yield to 'inexperienced' Trump

President Obama announces Iran nuclear deal

"Iran does not need permission from any country to defend itself", he added.

Iran's ballistic missile test this week-the latest in a series of about 12 tests since the nuclear deal was announced-is "in defiance of [United Nations] Security Council Resolution 2231, which calls upon Iran 'not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles created to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons, including launches using such ballistic missile technology, '" Flynn said.

"As of today, we are officially putting Iran on notice", the statement from national security adviser Michael Flynn said.

Trump tweeted earlier that morning "Iran has been formally PUT ON NOTICE" for reportedly testing a new weapon last weekend. He said Iran's test was the latest in a series of provocative actions that had destabilized the region and violated United Nations resolutions.

Former Central Intelligence Agency Director David Petraeus, testifying to the House Armed Services Committee on Wednesday, said ending the nuclear deal would leave the US isolated.

Speaking in the background, a senior White House official called Iran's missile test "highly provocative" and warned that Tehran was attempting to destabilise the region through its support for Houthi rebels, which it said risked "intensifying the conflict in Yemen". The sanctions were said to have been in the works for some time, and Sunday's missile test convinced President Donald Trump to trigger them.

The historic agreement offered Iran sanctions relief in exchange for greater restrictions on its nuclear energy program.

The U.S. military said it has not changed its presence in the waters near Iran.

Austrian government moves to ban full-face veil
According to Chancellor Christian Kern, the ban will be implemented over the next 18 months, The Sun reported . It is now a draft law, but the ban is due to come into force before the next parliamentary vote in 2018.

The White House put Iran "on notice" on Wednesday for test-firing a ballistic missile and said it was reviewing how to respond, taking an aggressive posture toward Tehran.

The ballistic missile that was tested could've theoretically been carrying a nuclear warhead.

Mr Trump's election victory appears to be emboldening Republicans who have long criticised the 2015 nuclear accord with Iran but were stymied in their efforts to undermine it by the Obama administration. And without anyone standing shoulder-to-shoulder with President Trump, could this be read as a pretty empty threat?

The US statement was created to send a message to Tehran to stop its provocative behaviour, said a senior US official, who spoke about the remarks on condition of anonymity.

Iran has missiles with a range of up to 2,000 kilometres (1,250 miles), sufficient to reach Israel as well as United States bases in the region.

President Trump has frequently called the Iranian nuclear deal a "disaster" and has vowed to negotiate a new deal.

Analysts said Iran could interpret Flynn's warning as bluster given that the Trump administration is still formulating a response.

Related News:

Most liked

Japan Manufacturing Sector Accelerates In January - Nikkei
Manufacturers have responded with an increase in selling prices, which may in turn begin to drive consumer price inflation. The PMI rose to 50.9 points in January, up from 46.7 points in December 2016, according to data released yesterday.

White House Defends Holocaust Statement That Doesn't Mention Jews
Jewish groups, about the omission of Jews from the statement issued Friday were "pathetic" and "disappointing". As Elie Wiesel said, 'Not all victims were Jews, but all Jews were victims'.

Tesla Motors, Inc. is now officially Tesla, Inc
Sell-side analyst recommendations point to a short term price target of $54.43 on the company shares. The firm's 50-day moving average price is $225.23 and its 200-day moving average price is $210.54.

NFL Announces Patriots Will Play Raiders In Mexico In 2017
The Raiders no longer have the money required to build a new stadium in Las Vegas. Goodell didn't say much, only that they haven't made a decision yet.

Tesla Model S Fails to Earn Top Safety Rating (TSLA, GM)
Tesla says it is working with its supplier to improve the headlights, and IIHS will evaluate the new ones when they are available. This year, more than three dozen vehicles received Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

Former President George H. W. Bush will do Super Bowl coin toss
Bush was also treated at Houston Methodist during her husband's stay for bronchitis. It takes more than pneumonia to keep George H.W. Bush from attending the Super Bowl.

Arrival And Blade Runner 2 Director Confirmed For Dune Reboot
Next up for the esteemed filmmaker is the release of Blade Runner 2049 on October 6th. The news was shared by Brian Herbert , the son of Frank Herbert.

Corps of Engineers directed to approve Dakota Access easement
National environmental groups joined the fray soon after, bringing the issue to worldwide attention. But she added: "People are strong". "It proves that America really is a giant corporation".

Documents reveal how Peter Thiel was granted New Zealand citizenship
Mr Lees-Galloway is also criticising the timing of the release of the documents about how Mr Thiel was granted citizenship. "Mr. The documents said that Thiel demonstrated his philanthropic side by donating NZ$1m to the Christchurch quake relief fund.

Stock on Analysts Radar: Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ADR) (NYSE:TEVA)
The average true range of the stock is observed at 0.82 and the relative strength index of the stock is recorded at 46.89. The difference between the expected and actual EPS was $0.03/share, which represents an Earnings surprise of 2.3%.

What Happened To Kim Kardashian's Jewelry After Robbery?
He also called the robbery a " very simple affair ". " She specified that she didn't wear fakes, the schedules when she came to France ".

Tech vs Trump in immigration battle
Amazon and Expedia have submitted declarations in a federal court in Washington, claiming that a recent immigration order by U.S. Amazon is one of many tech giants scrambling to protect its employees in the wake of Trump's executive order.

Liverpool v Chelsea talking points
It's tempting to go straight for Overs here, as it's trading at a big-looking [2.12] and Liverpool have a reputation for goals. Chelsea have been very fortunate with injuries all season, and Conte has all of his key names available.

Will Trump add Saudi Arabia and Egypt to his Muslim ban?
Relations suffered briefly after 15 Saudi nationals took part in the September 11, 2001, attacks on NY and Washington . Trump will also talk to the acting president of South Korea, Hwang Kyo-Ahn, the White House said on Saturday.

New NASA exhibit honors Apollo 1 crew lost in tragic accident
The 14 lost shuttle astronauts also were recognized Thursday, along with seven other USA astronauts killed in plane crashes. Though the astronauts fought to get the door open, they were overcome by the smoke and fume, dying inside the aircraft.