Iran’s leader outlines general policies to encourage population growth

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Supreme Leader outlines Iran’s general population policies

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday outlined general policies of the country’s population plans.

 

Iran urges joint bids to fight extremism

Iran has called for closer cooperation among world countries, especially the Muslim states, in order to counter extremism and terrorism.

 

Iran stages anti-drone air defense drills in Persian Gulf

The Iranian Armed Forces staged daylong massive air defense drills in the Persian Gulf’s air defense zone to elevate the level of their preparedness against any possible hostile drone flights over the country’s territorial waters and islands.

 

Spokeswoman: Iran pursuing extradition of MKO members through Int’l bodies

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham said Tehran is resolved to extradite members of the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, also known as MEK, PMOI and NCR) and is pursuing the issue through international bodies.

 

Commander: US made strategic mistake on Iran nuclear issue

Iran will not give in to the US pressures over its peaceful nuclear energy program, noted a high-ranking Iranian military commander saying that  Washington made a ‘strategic mistake’ over the issue .

 

Iran ready to boost crude oil exports: Official

Iran is ready to increase its crude oil exports from nearly one million barrels per day (bpd) should the European countries want to buy directly from the Islamic Republic, a senior Iranian oil official says.

 

Iran’s Sardar Azmoun dislikes Messi Comparison

Iranian prodigy striker Sardar Azmoun said that he cannot be compared to Lionel Messi.

 

Iranian, Iraqi officials call for expanding judicial ties

Senior Iranian and Iraqi judiciary officials in a meeting in Tehran on Tuesday underlined the need for expanding judicial cooperation between the two Muslim states.

 

Iran’s army to hold military exercises friday

The Iranian Army Ground Force is to stage a wargame, codenamed Beit ul-Muqaddas, in the central province of Isfahan on May 23.

 

FM spokeswoman dismisses any halt in nuclear talks

Foreign Minister spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham dismissed any halt in Iran’s nuclear talks with the G5+1 and said negotiations between the two sides are going on.

 

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