Iran’s coverage: Iran conducts successful test of Khorramshahr ballistic missile

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Iran successfully test-fires new ballistic missile

Iran has released footage of the successful test-launch of its new ballistic missile, Khorramshahr, a few hours after it was unveiled during a military parade in the capital city of Tehran.

 

G-77 backs Iran nuclear deal: Iran UN envoy

Iran’s permanent envoy to the UN Gholamali Khoshroo said on Friday that 134 members of G-77 supported the Iran nuclear deal and opposed any economic sanctions on Iran in their statement.

 

Defying Trump, Iran says will boost missile capabilities

Iran will strengthen its missile capabilities and not seek any country’s permission, President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday rejecting demands from U.S. President Donald Trump.

 

Iranian, Syrian FMs Meet in New York

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Syrian counterpart Walid al-Muallem conferred on the latest developments in Syria.

Parliament Speaker: Trump’s claims on Iran’s support for terrorism “Most Ridiculous”

Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani deplored the recent anti-Iran allegations by US President Donald Trump as most ridiculous and absurd.

History to remember Saudi crimes against Yemen: Iran

A top Iranian official says the crimes committed by the Saudi-led coalition against Yemenis will go down in history.

 

Iran ‘needs no permission to boost its defense might’

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the Islamic Republic will seek permission from no country to bolster its defense power.

Rabbani underlines Iran’s important role in Afghanistan peace talks

Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani lauded Iran’s important role in peace talks between the government and opposition groups in his country.

 

Minister says Iran’s new ballistic missile ‘Strategic Weapon’

Iran’s new homegrown ballistic missile that was unveiled on Friday can be guided through the final moments of engagement with the target, Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said, describing it as a “strategic missile” at Iran’s disposal.

 

US forces fearful of confrontation with IRGC in Persian Gulf: Commander

Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi highlighted his forces’ military might and said even US commanders panic about any confrontation with the IRGC forces in the Persian Gulf.