Overhauled destroyer, Lavan, to join Iran Naval fleet soon: Sayyari

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Iran to unveil new overhauled warship soon

The Iranian Navy announced on Sunday that it will soon unveil and launch its overhauled warship named Lavan in the country’s territorial waters in the near future.


Spokeswoman: Syria crisis to resolve politically, only

The lingering crisis in Syria can only be resolved through diplomatic and political ways, said the new spokesperson of the Iranian Foreign Ministry, Sunday.


Reliability in gas sector hits 99.8 percent

Reliability at gas processing plants has mounted to 99.8 percent, the oil ministry said.


Iran MPs, President Assad discuss crisis in Syria

An Iranian parliamentary delegation has exchanged views with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on the latest developments in the Arab country.


Iran’s Asghar Farhadi invited to Golden Orange Filmfest

Celebrated Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi has been invited to the 50th Golden Orange International Film Festival in Turkey as the honorable guest.

Iran developing air defense systems based on futuristic approach

Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli announced that Iran is mulling plans to develop its air defense systems based on the possible threats which might be posed to the country in the next five years.

Oil minister stresses expansion of oil, gas cooperation with India

Minister of Oil Bijan Namdar Zanganeh here on Sunday called for expansion of Tehran-New Delhi oil and gas cooperation.


Iran had informed US that chemical weapons being transferred to Syria: FM Zarif

Iran had informed US 9 months ago that extremist elements are transferring chemical weapons to Syria.


Majlis approves bill on suing US over 1953 coup in Iran

Iran’s Majlis has approved the provisions of a bill that obliges the Iranian administration to assess and follow up ways of suing the US government for its involvement in the 1953 coup d’état in the country.


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