Iran Coverage: Supreme Leader raps US criticism of Iran elections

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Ayatollah Khamenei downplays US claims on Iran elections

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has downplayed the US criticism of elections in Iran as a result of Washington’s fury over Tehran’s growing influence among nations.

Luxembourg court rejects US bid to freeze Iran assets, Washington appeals: CBI chief

The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) says a Luxembourg court has rejected the US efforts to freeze $1.6 billion of Iranian assets in the European country, adding that Washington has appealed the ruling.

Iraqi Resistance Movement establishes brigade to liberate Golan Heights

The spokesman for Iraq’s al-Nujaba Movement, a major Shia resistance group, announced that the movement has formed a special brigade to liberate Golan Heights from the Zionist regime of Israel.

Zarif discusses bilateral ties with Qatari counterpart

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with his Qatari counterpart Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim al-Thani in Doha on Wednesday evening.

Leader receives members of Assembly of Experts

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei received members of the Assembly of Experts on Thursday.

Assy. of Experts pay homage to Imam Khomeini

Members of the Assembly of Experts have a convention to pay homage to late founder of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini (RA) after their session.

Air defense system superior to S-300 made in Iran: Commander

Iran’s Army Commander Major General Ataollah Salehi highlighted the country’s self-sufficiency in producing military hardware, saying that the Islamic Republic has manufactured a missile defense system better than the Russian-made S-300.

FM rejects UN Iran human rights report

Foreign Ministry spokesperson has denounced the UN’s Iran human rights report as ‘unfair and politically motivated.’

IEA doubles forecast for new OPEC oil by 2022 as Iraq ramps up

OPEC will increase its production capacity by about twice as much as previously thought, led by expansion in Iran and Iraq, the International Energy Agency said.

Iran one of the fastest developing economies: British businessman

Torsten Bohler, Managing director of the British finance company, Abacus, believes that Iran is one of the fastest developing economies.