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Navy commander: Iranian warships on patrolling mission in Bab Al-Mandab strait

Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that Iranian warships are carrying out patrolling missions in Bab al-Mandab Strait, the Gulf of Aden.

Iran summons Saudi charge d’Affaires over Yemen aid blockage

The Iranian foreign ministry on Thursday summoned Saudi Arabia’s charge d’affaires to protest at a recent move by Saudi jet fighters to prevent an Iranian plane carrying humanitarian aid from landing in the Yemeni capital, Sana’a.

India’s oil imports from Iran jump in April

India shipped in more than 17 per cent more Iranian oil in April than a year before, buoyed by prospects of a diplomatic deal on Iran’s disputed nuclear programme by end-June, preliminary data from trade sources and compiled by Thomson Reuters Oil Analytics showed.

President: Iran published fact sheet ahead of other countries

President Hassan Rouhani said Iran published the fact sheet ahead of other countries.

Russian official asks for using Iran’s experience in bypassing sanctions

A senior Russian official in a meeting with Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Mehdi Sanayee demanded Iran to share its experience with Russia in fighting the western sanctions.

Iran, Pakistan sign border cooperation MoU

The 18th joint border commission meeting of Iran and Pakistan ended with the signing of a memorandum of understanding ( MoU) here on Thursday.

Customs revenues up 65%

Customs revenues increased by 65 percent in the year to March 20, 2015 despite a six-percent decline in imports, said the head of Iran Customs Administration.

Commander warns of Iran’s lethal response to enemies

Iranian Ground Force Commander Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan underlined that his forces will give a deadly response to the slightest aggressions by the enemies.

Navy Cmdr.: No power would issue warning on Iran destroyers

Iran’s Naval Force Commander has said no country would issue warning to Iranian Naval Forces’ fleet of destroyers.

Zarif: Iranians distrust US

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said many of his country mates don’t see the US as a trustworthy partner.