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Iran on Saturday displayed a surface-to-surface missile as part of events marking the anniversary of the 1979 U.S. Embassy takeover and hostage crisis amid uncertainty about its nuclear deal with world powers.
Lebanon’s Prime Minister Saad Hariri, in the middle of a visit to Saudi Arabia, resigned from his position while accusing Iran of meddling in the domestic affairs of regional countries.
A bus traveling from Tehran to Iraqi town of Najaf on Friday night turned upside-down in Badreh in Iraq and 30 Iranian pilgrims were injured, an emergency official said.
Iran Supreme Leader’s senior advisor Ali Akbar Velayati said on Friday that Lebanese recent triumphs against the terrorist groups are the outcome of solidarity between its government and nation, indicating the competence of the country’s government.
The European Union (EU)’s foreign policy chief is scheduled to travel to Washington to hold talks with US officials about the implementation of a 2015 multilateral deal with Iran, among other issues.
Iraqi President Fuad Masum in a message expressed condolences over the death of the father of Quds Force Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps Major General Qasem Soleimani.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi underlined that his country’s missile program is aimed at defending the nation, reiterating that Tehran’s missile power is not related to any foreign party.
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said on the occasion of the Iranian National Student Day that US sanctions and threats won’t influence Iranians’ will.
Iran’s Police Commander Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari said there are no problems in handling the Arbaeen pilgrimage and ensuring security as thousands of Iranians are travelling to Iraq to perform religious rituals in commemoration of the third Shiite imam, Imam Hussein (AS).
Iranian people attending countrywide demonstrations on the National Day of Fight against Global Arrogance slammed the US government as the nation’s main enemy, condemning the US president’s rhetoric against Iran and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).