CIA files prove America helped Saddam as he gassed Iran

Iran news headlines on Monday include CIA files showing United State hand in Iraq’s gas attack against Iran; country’s foreign minister warning over consequences of military action against Syria; Iran arresting of 12 terrorist teams in southeastern; Zarif stressing over Iran’s opposition to chemical weapons use; Omani Sultan meeting with Supreme Leader; Iranian parliament seeking US, UK compensation  for 1953 coup; country minister urging expansion of Tehran-Jakarta trade exchange and Iran gas export to Oman.


CIA files show agency was involved in Iraq’s gas attack on Iran

CIA documents show that the United States had a hand in Iraq’s deadly chemical attacks on Iran during the 1980-1988 war against the Islamic Republic, a new report says.


Iran warns against consequences of military action against Syria

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Araqchi has warned against the repercussions of any military action against Syria, stressing that dialogue is the best peaceful solution to the crisis in the Arab country.


Commander: 12 terrorist teams arrested in southeastern Iran since March 2012

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour announced on Monday that his forces have disbanded over a dozen terrorist cells in Southeastern Iran in the last 17 months.

FM reiterates Iran’s all-out opposition to chemical weapons use

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with UN Undersecretary General Jeffrey D. Feltman underlined the necessity for finding a political solution to the Syrian crisis, and underlined Tehran’s discontent with the use of chemical weapons in Syria.


Omani Sultan meets Supreme Leader

Oman’s Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said met with Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei here in Tehran today.


Iranian parliament to seek compensations from US, UK for 1953 coup

Iranian parliament is to seek compensations from the US and the UK for the damage they have inflicted on the Iranain nation for the formers role in Irans 1953 Coup detat which brought back the toppled Shah, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, to the country.


Iranian minister says Tehran, Jakarta can triple trade exchange

The Iranian minister of Industry, Mines and Trade has highlighted Tehran’s interest in expanding trade ties with Indonesia, highlighting the potential to triple bilateral trade exchange.


Iran to export gas to Oman, oil minister says

Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says the Islamic Republic will export gas to Oman in the near future.


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