Iran’s coverage: Russia military withdrawal from Syria positive sign: Zarif

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Iran calls Russia’s Syria withdrawal ‘Positive’

Foreign minister also defends his country’s ballistic-missile tests as permitted under the nuclear deal.


Leader underlines significance of vigilance against hegemonic powers

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday warned of plots hatched by the hegemonic system, the US in particular, to undermine Iran’s Islamic Revolution using indirect ways.


Iran condemns Daesh terrorist attack in Iraq’s Kirkuk province

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari condemned the Daesh Takfiri group’s recent terrorist act of launching chemical attacks on the civilians in Kirkuk province.


Leader advises theologians to promote revolutionary spirit

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday advised the theologians to promote revolutionary spirit and revolutionary ideals in the society.


Iran missile tests don’t violate nuclear agreement, EU says

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says Iran’s recent ballistic missile tests do not violate its nuclear deal with the world powers.


Russia seeking to link power grid to Iran’s: Minister

Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak, who is in Iran on an official visit, said the two countries are in talks to link their power grids for exchange of electricity.


FM Bishop: Time ripe for rekindling Iran-Australia ties

The Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has called for rekindling Canberra-Tehran relations.


Iran’s defense ministry to mass-produce homegrown Tank Zolfaqar: Commander

Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan said the domestically-made battle tank named “Zolfaqar” have been delivered to the Defense Ministry for mass-production.


Australia to Reopen Trade Office in Iran

Australia will re-open a trade office in Iran after a recent lifting in sanctions created commercial opportunities between the two nations, it said on Tuesday.

Iran says it recovers information from US sailors’ devices

Iran’s state TV says the country has retrieved thousands of pages of information from devices used by 10 U.S. Navy sailors briefly detained by Iran in January.