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Foreign Ministry: No change in Iran’s Syria policies

The Iranian foreign ministry dismissed media reports claiming that the country has changed its policies over Syria, reiterating opposition to foreign interference in the Arab country.


Iran congratulates Iraq on Fallujah liberation

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has congratulated the recent liberation of the central city of Fallujah in Iraq to the Iraqi government and people.

UN refugee chief visits Afghans in Qom

Chief of United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Filippo Grandi on Friday visited Afghan refugees who live in the Iranian city of Qom.

‘Iran next to join emerging power SCO’

Iran is next to join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) which will officially have India and Pakistan on its roster next week, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has said.


Deputy Chief of Staff: Iran’s secret military power surprises US, Israel

Deputy Chief of Staff of Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazzayeri said the US and its allies will be deeply surprised to see Iran’s secret military achievements.

Iran urges Afghan economic progress to help refugees return home

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called for international investment programs to contribute to Afghanistan’s economic development in order to encourage Afghan refugees, including those in Iran, to return to their homeland.


Iran’s Zarif to attend Shanghai summit in Uzbekistan

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif is visiting Uzbekistan for Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit.


Pro-Israeli sides warn Boeing on Iran deal

A groundswell of opposition is building among pro-Israeli politicians in the US against Boeing’s plans to sell aircraft to Iran.


Tehran, Moscow to embark on major energy projects soon: Russian minister

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said Tehran and Moscow will soon implement a series of major economic and energy projects worth $40 billion.


Iran captures hacker of Gov’t websites

Iran announced on Saturday that it has arrested the hacker behind the recent attacks on a number of government websites.