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Zarif to go to Parl. to respond to MPs on Tue.

Deputy FM Hassan Ghashghavi has said Mohammad Javad Zarif will attend an open session in Parliament tomorrow to answer MPs’ questions.

Iran capable of taking effective action against zionists if needed: Commander

Wherever needed, Iran is prepared to adopt measures against the Zionist regime of Israel, a senior Iranian military official said Sunday.


Larijani: Iran practices to have economy not based on oil

 Speaker of Majlis (Parliament) Ali Larijani criticized those countries which think oil prices drop can do harm to Islamic countries and said Iran is practicing to achieve an economy which is not based on oil.

Iran’s nuclear body mulling enlargement

The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) may undergo a restructuring and development plan following its decision to launch nuclear cooperation with other countries in addition to Russia, Iran’s nuclear chief said.


Chinese, Russian private sector to invest in Rasht-Astara railway

Governor General of Gilan Province, Mohammad-Ali Najafi, said on Sunday that Chinese and Russian businessmen are ready to invest in the project for construction of Rasht-Astara railroad and the bid is on agenda.


Rafsanjani calls for broader Iran-Russia relations to confront western sanctions

Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani called for the further expansion of Tehran-Moscow relations in a bid to confront the western sanctions.


Iran’s president calls for end to isolation, urges nuclear deal

Iran’s President Rouhani says nuclear talks are a matter of ‘heart,’ calls for end to Iran’s isolation.


Members of terrorist cell captured in Southeastern Iran

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced on Monday that it has arrested members of a terrorist team in the city of Sarbaz in the southeastern province of Sistan and Balouchestan.


Cleric decries divisive moves in Islamic world

A senior Iranian cleric renewed the call for a unified Islamic community, and lashed out at certain regional states for inciting division among the Muslims.


Iran fully self-sufficient in defense industry: Commander

A ranking Iranian commander said the local experts have acquired the technical know-how to manufacture all types of defensive equipment inside the country.


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