Iran’s coverage: Supreme Leader warns officials against West’s political, cultural influence

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:
Enemy infiltration major threat: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the enemy’s infiltration is among major threats to Iran.

President Rouhani: Iran’s air defense design kept secret

 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced that the country has successfully kept its Air Defense design and program secret from enemies’ intelligence agencies, adding that the system can target any hostile flying objects.


Senate Democrats again block Iran nuclear deal disapproval

U.S. Senate Democrats on Tuesday, for the second time in a week, blocked legislation meant to kill an Iran nuclear deal negotiated by the Obama administration and other world powers with Tehran.

Government reacts to calls by MP for Amano’s presence in JCPOA Committee session

The government spokesman said Tuesday that parliament should officially submit to government its invitation to the IAEA director general to attend a hearing of the JCPOA Review Committee.


President: JCPOA paves way for Iran’s further advances in N. technology

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined that the nuclear agreement recently reached between Iran and six world powers not only preserves the country’s previous achievements but also paves the way for its further advancement in peaceful nuclear technology.


Iranian pilgrims’ bodies back home in near future

The bodies of 10 Iranian pilgrims killed in a tower crane incident in the Saudi holy city of Mecca will be returned to Iran in near future, an official said here on Wednesday.


Iran-IAEA arrangements on Parchin to remain confidential: Official

 An Iranian official stressed that the process of cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the country’s Parchin military site is not going to be made public.

President says employing new generation of centrifuges is his administration achievement

President Hassan Rouhani said here on Wednesday that employing IR-8, the latest generation of centrifuges, is one of the achievements of his administration.

Iran, South Africa sign protocol on crude oil sales

Iran and South Africa have signed the initial documents on crude oil sales as all countries that visited Iran for negotiations have expressed their interest to buy oil and gas condensate, said an official in the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC).


US Official: Iran nuclear deal going forward

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden’s national security adviser said Tuesday that despite the best efforts of opponents to “demonize” the Iran nuclear deal, the U.S. is moving forward with the agreement.