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President attends ceremony to praise nuclear negotiating team

President Hassan Rouhani attended a ceremony here Monday to appreciate the members of the negotiating team for their work during the intensive nuclear talks with the six world powers that led to July deal and ‘Implementation Day’ on January 16.


Enemies failed in plots against Iran: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the top world powers have opposed the Islamic Republic since its inception but have failed to achieve any of their objectives.


Greece to become bridge between Iran, EU – Prime minister

Greece intends to become an economic and energy bridge between the European Union and Iran, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said.


Iran’s UN envoy urges US to stop backing “Terrorist-Nurturing” states

 Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo said settlement of problems in the region requires an end to US support for “terrorist-nurturing” countries.


Greek premier hails Iran’s role in fighting terrorism

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says the role of Iran in fighting terrorism in the Middle East region is highly noteworthy.


Iran will never stop improvement of defense power, DM says

 Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said on Monday that the enhancement of the country’s defense power will not be stopped even for a moment.


Leader encourages large turnout in elections

 The Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Monday that large turnout of people in the upcoming elections will increase the country and system’s glory and power and will neutralize enemy plots.


Riyadh will prosecute 27 people accused of spying for Iran

Prosecutors in Saudi Arabia have put 27 people on trial for gathering intelligence for Tehran, local media reported.


US working hand in glove with Saudis: Iranian Cmdr.

A top Iranian military commander has criticized the United States for its complicity with Saudi Arabia in the kingdom’s ‘malicious’ policies in West Asia, saying Washington is after the Saudi low-cost oil.


Speaker: Saudi oil reduction plot failed to harm Iran

Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said that Saudi regime’s plot to plunge crude oil prices from 110 to 22 dollars per barrel has not distressed Iran because of the Islamic Republic’s cutting back its dependency on oil revenues.