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Iran commander: Zionists must await ‘devastating’ response to Syria strike

General Ali Jafaari releases special statement warning that deaths of Allahdaddi and Hezbollah commander Jihad Mughniyeh were ‘new opening point for the collapse of the Zionist regime.’


Iran, Russia set to resolve S-300 dispute

Defense ministers from Iran and Russia agreed on Tuesday to push for the settlement of a lingering dispute over Russia’s failure to honor its commitments under a sale contract, according to which Moscow was obligated to deliver S-300 missile batteries to the Islamic Republic.


Presidential aide: World acknowledges Iran’s leading role in war on terrorism

Iranian President’s Chief of Staff Mohammad Nahavandian stressed that the entire world has come to realize Tehran’s vitally important role in fighting terrorist groups.


Relations with neighbors top on Iran’s agenda: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday that good relations with the neighboring countries, Afghanistan in particular, sets a priority for Tehran.

Iran, Oman to hold joint naval drill: Iran Navy cmdr.

The naval forces of Iran and Oman plan to hold a joint rescue and relief drill in the waters south of Iran in the coming months.

Larijani arrives in Istanbul

Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani, leading a parliamentary delegation, arrived in Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday to attend the 10th Islamic Inter-Parliamentary Union (IIPU) session.


Molaverdi: Women, children are main victims of arbitrary sanctions

 Vice-President for Women and Family Affairs Shahindokht Molaverdi said on Monday that women and children are the main victims of the arbitrary sanctions.


ISIL keeping distance from Iranian borders

The ISIL Takfiri terrorists are keeping a wide distance from Iran’s borders, Commander of the Iranian Border Guards troops Brigadier General Qassem Rezayee said on Monday.

Iraqi Interior Minister thanks Iran’s decisive support in war against terrorists

Iraqi Interior Minister Mohammed Salem al-Ghabban lauded the Iranian government and nation for their supports for his country, and said the Iraqi government and people will never forget Iran’s assistance to them.


Iran sees ‘No threat’ from oil at $25 if prices keep falling

OPEC has no immediate plan to cut its output target for crude, and Iran is strong enough to withstand a deeper slump in prices even if the country must sell at $25 a barrel, Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said.


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