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Iran’s coverage: Iran test-fires high-altitude missile with homegrown air defense system

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Iran drills: Missile defense systems deployed against mock hostile aircraft

Iran’s large-scale air defense drills have entered their final stage in the country’s southern belt, with the enlisted forces deploying missile defense systems against mock hostile aircraft as per schedule.


Iranian embassy condemns terrorist attack in Berlin’s market

Iranian Embassy in Berlin condemned last week’s terrorist attack in a Christmas market in Berlin which resulted in death and injury of several people.


Zarif, Cavusoglu discuss Syria by phone

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu discussed on Wednesday the latest situation in Syria, particularly the humanitarian issues by phone.


Iran warns US aircraft to stay away from drill zone

The Iranian Air Defense has warned several fighter jets and drones belonging to the US Navy not to approach the airspace of a military exercise underway in Iran’s southern areas, spokesman for the war game said.


Iran, Turkey good ties will ensure regional peace, stability

Chairman of Turkish Felicity Party (SP) Temel Karamollaoglu described Iran-Turkey ties as very valuable, saying that their good relations will guarantee regional and global peace and security.


Asia’s Nov imports of Iranian oil more than double from year ago

Imports of crude oil by Iran’s four major buyers in Asia in November more than doubled for a second straight month from a year ago, with purchases by India and South Korea more than four times higher.


Zangeneh hopes for full implementation of OPEC accord

Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said on Tuesday that the OPEC members consider their profit in recent historical accord of the Organization, so the major and influential states normally fulfill the agreement.


President stresses importance of supervision, inspection

President Hassan Rouhani here on Wednesday said the government should do its utmost not to lose public confidence.


Iran ready to consider Russia’s request for using Hamadan military base

In August, the Russian Aerospace Force used the Iranian airbase at Hamadan for the first time for delivering strikes at militants in Syria.


Swedish PM to lead an economic delegation to Tehran

Prime Minister of Sweden Stefan Löfven is scheduled to visit Tehran in February 2017 heading a high-ranking economic delegation.