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Iran developing radar-evading missiles

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said his country is now the fourth missile power in the world and is working on plans to develop radar-evading missiles.


N-talks negotiators nominated for arms control person of the year

 The members of the nuclear negotiating teams of Iran, 5+1 have been nominated for the 2014 Arms Control Person(s) of the Year.


Iran delivers over 1Bln liters of jet fuel to airlines in 9 months

 Volume of jet fuel delivered to Iranian and foreign airlines during the past 9 months in Iran was more than one billion liters, head of Head Office for Fueling Airlines, affiliated to National Oil Products Distribution Company said here Friday.


Envoy: Canadian proposed anti-Iranian sanctions awkward

Canada’s recent stands about inhumane Israeli breaching of human rights shows Ottawa’s full nonchalance towards the issue and so it’s proposed and ratified anti-Iranian sanctions resolution is quite awkward, Iran’s envoy at UN said.


Iran honors nuclear deal with powers, IAEA report shows

Iran has continued to meet commitments under an interim nuclear agreement with six world powers, a confidential U.N. agency report showed, though Tehran temporarily halted conversion work that makes higher-grade uranium less suitable for bombs.


Iranian university to claim damages over EU sanctions

The chancellor of Iran’s Sharif University of Technology said the prestigious university is to file a claim for damages incurred over the unilateral sanctions by the European Union.


Iran condemns Nigeria terrorist attack

Iran’s foreign ministry roundly condemned a terrorist attack by Boko Haram in Nigeria’s northeast village of Gumsuri, in which militants killed at least 32 people and kidnapped 185 others, mostly women and children.

Iranian, Pakistani officials discuss ways to confront regional extremism

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Pakistani Prime Minister’s Adviser for Political and Security Affairs Sartaj Aziz condemned violence against people, and said expansion of regional cooperation can pave the way for eradication of terrorist groups.

Iranian DM: Iraq’s religious sites Tehran’s redline

Iran’s defense minister described the security of the religious sites in the holy cities of neighboring as the Islamic Republic’s redlines, vowing Tehran’s intervention if the sites are put in jeopardy.

Yalda Night: Iranians celebrate winter arrival on longest night of the year

Iranians are preparing to celebrate Yalda Night (Shab-e Yalda or Shab-e Chelleh), one of the most celebrated traditional events in Iran which marks the longest night of the year.


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