Iran leader says wave of Islamic Awakening in region not receded

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Islamic Awakening continues: Leader

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the West should not think the Islamic Awakening in the region has come to an end.


Senior lawmaker: Iran waiting for West’s practical, confidence-building measures

Iran has adopted its first confidence-building measure by accepting to continue talks on its peaceful nuclear program and is now waiting for the western powers to build Tehran’s trust, a senior Iranian legislator said.


Police seize over 13 tons of narcotics in Tehran in 6 months

Iran’s drug combat squads have seized more than 13 tons of various types of illicit drugs in six months of operations in the capital city of Tehran, a senior police commander announced on Wednesday.


Commander: West seeking to weaken Islamic Republic internally

The West is at loggerheads with Iran over the principles of the Islamic Republic, a senior Iranian commander said, adding that the enemies are seeking to weaken the country from within as they can not confront it directly.


Iranian, Saudi FMs call for magnificent performance of Hajj rituals

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zari and his Saudi Arabian counterpart Saud al-Faisal in a telephone conversation Tuesday evening called for magnificent performance of this years Hajj rituals.


Iran to send satellite into space in month

Iran plans to launch a satellite into space by the next month, Caretaker of Iranian Space Agency (ISA) Akbar Torkan announced.


Iran’s foreign minister in hospital after being ‘misquoted’ over US phone call

Mohammad Javad Zarif says on Facebook he has back pain after newspaper reports him describing contact as ‘inappropriate’.


Larijani urges IPU states to join NPT

Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has called on the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) member states to sign the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).


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