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Saudis lack military capability to change region’s status quo: Iranian commander

A top IRGC commander slammed Saudi Arabia for fomenting regional turmoil and backing the Takfiri terrorist groups, but at the same time underlined that the Riyadh regime lacks the ability to cause a change in the region’s developments militarily.


Greek premier arrives in Tehran

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras leading a high ranking politico-economic delegation arrived in Tehran on Sunday afternoon and was received by Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi at Mehrabad international airport.


Rouhani urges all to take part in votes under any circumstances

President Hassan Rouhani urged the nation to take part in the upcoming elections in Iran under any circumstances.


EU foreign affairs chief announces visit to Iran

European Union foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini says she is preparing to visit Iran following the implementation of a landmark nuclear deal between Tehran with world powers.


Russia-Iran simplified visa deal first step to visa lifting for Russians

The entry into force of Russia’s agreement with Iran to simplify visa procedures is the first step toward the abolition of visas for Russian tourists, Iran’s Ambassador to Russia Mehdi Sanai said Saturday.

Rafsanjani: People, Gov’t, Int’l community keen on dynamic elections

Head of Expediency Council said on Saturday that Iranian nation and government as well as the international community are willing to hold a dynamic election in presence of the political, scientific, cultural and religious candidates.

Iran claims 200 million euros compensation from Peugeot

The amount of the compensation which French auto manufacturing company Peugeot-Citroen PSA should pay Iran is over 200 million euros, Hashem Yekeh Zareh, the CEO of Iran Khodro Industrial Group (IKCO) said.


Iran elections need no international monitoring: MP

A senior Iranian lawmaker slams a request by three US lawmakers for visas to Iran to monitor the upcoming elections, saying polls in the Islamic Republic need no international monitoring.


Iran, EU to hold fresh talks after JCPOA implementation

Tehran and the European Union are to hold a new round of talks for the first time after Iran and the P5+1 group of countries started implementation of the nuclear agreement.


Iran’s FM highlights role of European nations to settle Syria Crisis

 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said European countries can play a significant role in the political resolution of the Syrian crisis.