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US lawmakers propose ban on Iran business

Republican lawmakers in the US state of Wisconsin have introduced a bill that would prohibit business with Iran.


Iran’s Army ready to smash ISIL moves: Commander

 Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan warned the ISIL terrorist group that approaching any closer than 40 kilometers to the Iranian borders will draw the country’s crushing response.


Iran unveils indigenous humanoid robot “Sorena III” (+Video)

An upgraded version of Iran’s first domestically-built humanoid robot named “Sorena III” was unveiled on Monday in a ceremony here in Tehran.

IRGC commander: Saudi FM’s Syria remarks based on dreams

A prominent commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) dismissed Saudi foreign minister’s recent remarks on a military solution to the Syrian crisis as being based on dreams.

Deputy FM dismisses allegations on Iran’s interference in regional states

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian rejected allegations about Tehran’s meddling in the regional countries, and said certain sides cannot distinguish between Iran’s influence in the region and interference.


Iran condemns acts of terrorism no matter where they occur: Minister

Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli on Monday said Iran strongly denounces all types of terrorist attacks anywhere in the world.


Russia to finance 2 projects worth $2 bln in Iran — Finance Minister

“There are 2 projects where we’re considering a possibility of our companies’ participation and the possibility to extend credits worth around $2 bln,” Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov says.


Zanjani’s 10th court session due tomorrow

The ninth court session of the oil billionaire, Babak Zanjani, and two other defendants wrapped up on Monday.


Iran to sign contracts on overhaul of foreign planes

 Possessing the technical know-how to do maintenance, repair and overhaul tasks in the aviation industry, Iran is going to sign a number of contracts with other countries to overhaul their planes, head of Iran’s National Space Center said.

Envoy: Norway willing to expand trade ties with Iran

Norwegian Ambassador to Tehran Odyssey Norheim underlined that her country is willing to broaden economic and trade ties with Iran.