Iran’s coverage: US not serious in fighting ISIL terrorists: Iran’s Zarif

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Iranian FM raps US for theatrical acts in dealing with terrorism

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lashed out at Washington for supporting the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group which is threatening the entire region, saying the United States is not serious in its so-called war on terrorism.


President: Resistance, Iranˈs policy in all arenas

President Hassan Rouhani says his administration would continue the policy of resistance in all fields despite outside pressures.

Discrepancy in Fly Dubai course, pilot transmission cause of Iran landing

Iran says a Fly Dubai airliner with about 100 Americans on board made an emergency landing in southern Iran due to the discrepancy between flight plan and pilot transmissions.


Iran reportedly arrests Ukrainian for ‘sabotage’ at nuclear plant

An Iranian newspaper says authorities there have arrested a Ukrainian national suspected of sabotage at the country’s Bushehr nuclear power plant.

Source: No agreement on number of centrifuges

Sources privy to the Iranian team of negotiators in the nuclear talks with the world powers denied the reports that Tehran might be willing to scale down the number of centrifuge machines that it wants to keep.


Bani-Etemad wins Venice Intˈl Film Festival top award

Iranian drama Tales directed by Rakhshan Bani-Etemad won the screenplay award of the 71st Venice International Film Festival in Italy, it was reported on Sunday.


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