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Iran, Turkmenistan sign 9 cooperation deals

 Iran and Turkmenistan signed nine documents of cooperation here on Sunday.


Ejei: Jason Rezaeian is sentenced to prison on espionage charges

Judiciary Spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei said on Sunday that the court has issued a verdict on Jason Rezaeian but it has not been officially acknowledged to him.


Amir Abdollahian in Switzerland to attend global diplomacy confab

 Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian arrived in Switzerland late Saturday.


Iran elected GECF alternate president

Iranian Petroleum Minister Bijan Zangeneh on Saturday was elected as the Alternate President of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) for two years.


Iran disbands two terror cells, Intelligence Ministry says

Iranian security forces have disbanded two terror cells, which were planning to carry out bomb attacks, in two provinces, Iran’s Intelligence Ministry says.


US approach to Syria paradoxical: Iranian general

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces said the US push for the overthrow of Syria’s legitimate President Bashar al-Assad only invigorates the ISIL terrorist group, recommending Washington to put aside such a paradoxical approach if it really wants to fight terrorism.


Iran in talks for grand shipbuilding projects

Iran looks to the lifting of sanctions to unveil a series of grand projects in partnership with major world shipbuilders, including South Korea’s Hyundai and Germany’s Nordic Yards Wismar, a senior official says.


Iran, Bolivia to sign MoUs in power, energy

Iran and Bolivia plan to sign a number of MoUs during the upcoming visit of Bolivian President Evo Morales to Tehran.


Iran has no plan to send warships to Syria: Navy commander

 Iran has no plan to send warships to the Syrian port of Tartus, Navy Commander Rear-Admiral Habibollah Sayyari said on Sunday.


Iran keeping close watch on terrorist groups: IRGC commander

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari highlighted the country’s full intelligence control over the activities of terrorist groups, one day after two terror cells were smashed in Iran.