Rouhani defends cabinet choices as Iran parliament starts debate

Iran news headlines on Sunday include Majlis debating confidence vote to Rouhani’s cabinet; Iran denial of alleged Uranium deal with Zimbabwe; Iranian and Australian officials stressing over expansion of ties; Supreme Leader thanking of Iranian basketballers; Iran launching of Tajikistan powe plant; Rouhani appointment of a female as vice-president in his cabinet ; Iran unveiling of advanced submarine in near future and Iranian defense minister lauding of country’s int’l, regional military might.


Majlis begins debating confidence vote to 11th administration’s Cabinet

Iran’s Majlis has begun debating the vote of confidence to the Cabinet members proposed by President Hassan Rouhani.


Iran denies alleged Uranium deal with Zimbabwe

Iran on Monday categorically rejected western media reports on a secret agreement between the country and Zimbabwe to sell uranium to Tehran.


Iranian, Australian officials stress expansion of ties

Iranian and Australian officials in a meeting in Tehran conferred on the latest developments in bilateral relations between the two countries, and underlined the necessity for doubling efforts to further develop ties and cooperation.


Leader thanks Iranian basketballers for championship in 2013 FIBA Asia

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has expressed gratitude to Iranian basketball players for earning the championship title at the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship.


Iran to launch Tajikistan’s Sangtoudeh-II power plant by yearend

Tajikistan’s Energy Ministry announced on Monday that Iranian experts will complete and launch Sangtoudeh-II power plant by the end of the current year.


Iran’s Rouhani appoints female vice-president in new cabinet

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani appointed Elham Aminzadeh as his Vice-President for Legal Affairs.


Iran to unveil advanced submarine in near future

Iran plans to unveil its latest advanced home-made submarine in the near future, a senior Iranian Navy commander announced today.


DM lauds Iran’s int’l, regional military might

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi Monday underlined the high level of the Iranian Armed Forces’ might and clout in regional and international arenas, and praised the ministry’s staff for the efforts they have made to this end.


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