Iran’s coverage: Inspection of Iran’s military sites not on agenda of IAEA delegation: AEOI official

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IAEA plans no inspections of Iran military site: AEOI

An Iranian nuclear official says no inspections of Iran’s military sites are on the agenda of a planned visit by inspectors of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to Iran.


At least 107 people, including Iranian, killed as crane crashes on pilgrims in Mecca

At least 107 people, including an Iranian citizen, are killed as a crane falls on Hajj pilgrims in the Grand Mosque of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.


President Rouhani: Iran ready to send medical aid to Mecca

 Iranian President in a message on Sat. deemed the Mecca crane collapse that killed 107 and injured 238 others reason of great pain and grief for the Islamic Ummah, stressing Iran’s readiness to send medical aid.


World safer if US ends coercion: Iran

Iran has slammed US President Barack Obama for his contradictory remarks about the nuclear agreement of July 14 between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries, saying the world would be safer if the US stopped its bullying attitude.


Iran’s FM due in parliament to discuss JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to attend a session of the country’s parliament to discuss the text of a comprehensive nuclear deal finalized by Tehran and world powers on July 14, an Iranian lawmaker announced.


Larijani: Iraq enjoys democratic structure

Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Saturday that as an important country in the region, Iraq now enjoys a democratic structure and over recent years, Iran has always taken the side of the Iraqi government and nation.


JCPOA not to slow down Iran N. industry, says Salehi

 Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi reiterated that the Joint Comprehensive Plan Of Action (JCPOA) would not slow down Iran’s nuclear industry.


Top Brazilian diplomat in Iran for talks

Brazil’s Minister of Foreign Relations Mauro Luiz Iecker Vieira arrived in Tehran on Saturday for talks with senior Iranian officials.


Iran holds ground in US pomegranate battle

Iran is on course to assert its place as the world’s largest producer of pomegranates with one million metric tons of the crop this year, an Agriculture Ministry official says.


Putin to visit Iran this year

Iran’s Deputy FM and Special Envoy for Caspian Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour announced that Russia’s president will visit Iran before the end of the current Iranian year.