Iran’s coverage: Saudi imprudence in Mina unacceptable: President Rouhani

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Scale of Saudi imprudence in Mina unacceptable: President Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the scale of imprudence on the part of Saudi authorities in dealing with the recent crush that occurred in Mina near the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca is unacceptable.


Former Iranian diplomat still missing in Saudi Arabia: Deputy FM

A senior Iranian diplomat says the Islamic Republic is seriously pursuing the fate of former Iran’s ambassador to Lebanon who remains unaccounted for after the tragic September 24 crush in Mina, Saudi Arabia.


Iran supports Russian anti-terrorism measures in Syria

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Countries Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Tehran supports Russian counter-terrorism measures in Syria and its assistance for Syrian Army.


Muslims must keep vigilant against Saudi crimes: Iran’s defense minister

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says Muslim countries need to keep vigilant against Saudi Arabia’s crimes, including the recent deadly Mina crush and Riyadh’s military aggression against Yemen.


Rouhani: Iran to destroy wall of illegal sanctions in coming weeks

 President Hassan Rouhani said Iran is to destroy the wall of incorrect sanctions in coming weeks.


Iran reveals new torpedo-armed watercraft

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy has revealed a torpedo-armed watercraft which can operate both on and under water.


Eight Iranian universities among Times’ top 800

Eight Iranian universities have been ranked among the top 800 universities in the world, according to the 2015-2016 Times Higher Education World University Ranking.


Deputy Chief of Staff: Iran’s defense power untouched by N. agreement

Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri underscored that the country will not implement any part of the nuclear agreement between Tehran and the world powers that could debilitate its defensive power.


Iran, Armenia to boost energy cooperation

 Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Zangeneh and visiting Armenian Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Yervand Zakharian met in Tehran on Sunday, discussing enhancement of bilateral cooperation in the field of energy.


Bodies of 247 Iranian hajj pilgrims still in Mecca

Secretary General of Iranian Red Crescent Society Ali-Asghar Ahmadi said that 247 bodies of Iranian Hajj pilgrims killed in Mina deadly crush are still in Mecca.