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Iran successfully tests Talaash missile defense system

The Islamic Republic has successfully tested indigenously designed and manufactured Talaash 3 (endeavor) missile defense system, a senior Iranian commander says.


Iran marks National Day of Girls

Iran marks National Day of Girls on auspicious birth anniversary of Lady Masoumah on August 28, 2014 throughout the country.


Iran to increase air defense sites to nearly 5,000

The commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base said on Thursday that the country is planning to increase the number of its air defense sites from the current 3,600 to 5,000.


Leader backs Rouhani’s response to critics

Iran’s Supreme Leader marked Administration Week by meeting with President Hassan Rouhani and saying: “The President is upset over a number of criticisms, and in some cases he is absolutely right, because he has faced some harsh and at times unfair criticism.”


Iranian among UNESCO Prize-winners for Research in the Life Sciences

UNESCO’s Director-General, Irina Bokova, has announced the laureates of the UNESCO–Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences for 2014.

Iran says purported Israeli drone came from north

An Iranian general said Wednesday that a purported Israeli drone shot down near a nuclear facility in the Islamic Republic flew in from a northern country that once was part of the Soviet Union.


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