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Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi has been appointed by Iran’s Leader as the new head of the country’s Expediency Discernment Council, replacing the late Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani.
President Rouhani sent a message to the President of Lebanon, Michel Aoun, to congratulate him, the government and the people of Lebanon on their victory in the July War 11 years ago.
Riyath is ready to provide Iranian Hajj pilgrims with favorable services and solve any problem they may face, an official with Saudi Arabia Hajj Ministry told an Iranian delegation.
Iran plans to send ships to western Atlantic Ocean in the near future, Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said.
Intelligence Minister Seyed Mahmoud Alavi in a message on the occasion of the martyrdom of Mohsen Hojajji in Syria underlined that the fight against the terrorist groups will continue until the complete defeat of the Takfiri terrorist groups.
State and private Indian refining companies bought an average of 502,000 bpd of crude oil from Iran in July 2017, up by 83,000 bpd from June.
Former IRGC General Mohsen Rezaei said Mon. that the current developments in the Middle East will force the United States to retreat from the region.
Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami warned that a crushing response would await Iran’s enemies in case they dare to make any wrong move against the country.
Defenders of the Holy Shrine guaranteed security, awareness and dignity for Iranian people, Majlis (Parliament) speaker Ali Larijani said.
A temporary agreement on establishing a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Iran may be signed in 2017, Chairman of the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) Board Tigran Sargsyan said Monday.