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Dozens of the nation’s top scientists wrote to President-elect Donald J. Trump on Monday to urge him not to dismantle the Iran deal, calling it a strong bulwark against any Iranian bid to make nuclear arms.
Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati praised the Iraqi government for behaving with dignity in the international arena.
Leader’s envoy to Supreme National Security Council has hailed Nouri Kamil al-Maliki’s contribution to Iraqi government during his premiership.
Amir Raeisian, the lawyer of Sadeqi and his wife, told ISNA in a Farsi interview with Iraee has been released on a $130,000 bail, and will be on leave for less than a week.
Iranian Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani slammed attacks on Muslims and Islamic sites in the West, underlining the need for Western governments to ensure security for followers of the religion.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has stressed the need for plans to ensure security of the upcoming presidential election in Iran by upholding the rule of law and attract the maximum number of voters, the interior minister said.
Terrorism originates from Saudi Arabia, said former prime minister of Iraq Nouri al-Maliki, who hammered Saudi “Wahhabi muftis” as a more dangerous peril as they support terrorist groups and consider other Muslims to be infidels.
Iran’s media on Tuesday cheered as the Parliament voted to end a hefty housing project that President Hassan Rouhani had previously blamed for shooting up inflation to above 40 percent over the past years.
Iranian parliamentarians in a statement on Tuesday marked the first anniversary of the execution of prominent Saudi Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr by the Riyadh regime, saying that it showed the imprudence and irresponsibility of the Saudi rulers.
The World Bank says Iran’s foreign debts rose slightly in 2015 but were still significantly lower than 2011 when the country faced a series of US-led sanctions.