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Russia to deliver several S-300 missile divisions to Iran by year-end – agency

Russia will deliver several divisions of its S-300 air defence missile system to Iran by the end of this year, Interfax news agency quoted Russian presidential aide Vladimir Kozhin as saying on Thursday.

CBI chief calls for west’s fulfillment of JCPOA commitments

Governor of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) called for the seriousness of the Western and European countries to fulfill their commitments concerning the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

US finalizing deal to buy Iran heavy water

The US media have reported that the administration of President Barack Obama is moving to finalize a deal with Iran worth $8.6 million to buy heavy water from Iran.


Fall of Syria to make Iraq next victim, Iran’s Velayati warns

If Takfiri terrorist groups gain control of Syria, Iraq will be their next main target, Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati warned.


Commander: IRGC’s presence deters US Iran attack

Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy, said the United States doesn’t think of attacking Iran for the fear of a huge backlash to its interests.


Iranian VP steps up calls for nuclear disarmament

Iranian vice president on Wednesday called for the nuclear disarmament of the world, the latest expression of Tehran’s determination to join the international community after the lifting of sanctions.


Takfiri terrorists will be buried in Syria and Iraq: Senior Iran official

A high-ranking Iranian official says Takfiri terrorists will be buried in Syria and Iraq, where they have been engaging in terrorist activities over the past few years.


Any threat against Iran to draw army’s prompt, crushing action: Commander

Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force gave an assurance that his forces will nip any threat against the country’s borders in the bud.

Iran calls for cooperation with China on tourism

Vice President Masoud Soltanifar on Wednesday, referring to the historical-cultural ties between Iran and China, called for stronger tourism ties between the two countries.

Lawyers say OFAC not clearing Iran sanctions ambiguities

Criticisms are rising against the US Treasury Department for what lawyers say is its failure to clear up the ambiguity caused by a maze of overlapping sanctions and exemptions over Iran trade issues.