Iran’s coverage: Iran thwarts attacks in Tehran, other cities: Intelligence Ministry

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Iran foils several terrorist attacks

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry announced on Monday its agents have thwarted a major plot by the Takfiri-Wahhabi groups for several terrorist attacks in Tehran and a number of other provinces, with terrorists arrested and a large amount of bombs and explosive material confiscated.


First Mahan Air flight departs for Paris

After implementation of JCPOA, European airports have granted access to EU airspace for Iranian airplanes.Mahan Airlines Flight W50106 took off from Imam Khomeini International Airport at 6:55 local time to land in Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport 12:40 local time.

Iranian MPs propose motion to fight dust pollution

A group of Iranian lawmakers put forward a motion to oblige President Hassan Rouhani’s administration to address the issue of dust pollution in the country’s western provinces, a parliamentarian said.


Iran thwarts bomb attack in Tehran

A senior Iranian official says authorities have apprehended several people suspected of planning bomb attacks in the capital Tehran.


Italian investors aim to expand relations with Iran

A group of Italian bankers, investors and entrepreneurs plans to invest and broaden its cooperation with Iran in economic and trade fields, said a report.


Iranian navy to stage 20 war games by March 2017: Commander

Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that his forces will hold 20 military drills in the current Iranian year (March 20, 2016 – March 20, 2017).


Leader’s representative at IRGC: Saudi control over Iraq impossible

Iranian Supreme Leader’s representative at the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Ali Saeedi underlined Riyadh’s panic over the Iraqi forces’ recent victories against the terrorists, and said Saudi Arabia can never take control of Iraq.


Iran safer than Europe: Iranian top security official

Due to people’s participation in establishment of security and the blood of martyrs, Iran is safer than European states, Iranian senior security official said on Sunday.


Iran, Pakistan relations strategic: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and Pakistan enjoy “strategic” relations, adding that necessary grounds for cooperation between the two countries are growing in different sectors.


Iran: Politically-tainted media reports unable to impair IAEA’s PMD report

Spokesman of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi dismissed media allegations on finding uranium particles at an Iranian military base, describing them as politically-tainted.