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Iran’s new submarine to undergo test in drill

Iran’s Navy commander unveiled plans on Saturday for testing a new submarine, dubbed Fateh (Conqueror), during massive military exercises underway in south and southeast of the country.

 

Sanctions relief soon for Iran: Economy minister

Iran’s Minister of Economy Ali Tayyebnia said the existing sanctions regime against the Islamic Republic of Iran is weakening and the county will see the sanctions completely lifted in the near future.

 

Asian imports of Iran crude rise above 1 million bpd in November

Asian imports of Iranian crude climbed above 1 million barrels per day (bpd) in November, after dropping to a one-year trough below that level in the previous month, as higher seasonal demand during winter boosted purchases.

 

Air defense missiles hit targets as Iran military drills enter 3rd day

The third day of massive military exercises in Iran began on Saturday as the Air Defense successfully hit a number of aerial targets using a home-grown missile defense system paired with Shalamcheh missiles.

Iran, Russia set to ease financial transaction

  Iran and Russia have agreed to strengthen trade ties in 2015 by simplifying the exchange of their national currencies, diplomats from the two countries said.

 

Gov’t wants more women managers

The Iranian government will ensure that women hold 10 percent of the top management positions every year, said Vice President for Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi.

Zarif discusses mutual ties with Belarus counterpart

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed issues of mutual interest with his Belarus counterpart Vladimir Makei here on Saturday.

 

Iran Army’s maneuvers to boost defense capabilities: Cmdr.

The major ongoing war games being conducted by the Iranian Army are merely geared to maintaining and boosting the military’s defense capabilities and combat readiness, a top commander tells Press TV.

 

IRGC commander dismisses presence of ISIL members in Iran

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Air Protection Unit Brigadier General Ali Asqar Gorjizadeh rejected the presence of ISIL terrorists in Iran.

 

IRIB chief names woman as deputy for radio affairs

The head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB) has picked a woman as his deputy for radio affairs.

 

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