Iran’s coverage: Iran to continue advisory missions in Iraq, Syria: Shamkhani

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Iran’s top security official vows continued aid to Iraq, Syria

Secretary of Iran’ Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani underlined his country’s continued efforts to help Iraq and Syria in combat against the terrorist groups.

Tehran holds funeral ceremony for award-winning film director

Funeral ceremony of the late Iranian internationally-acclaimed Iranian film director Abbas Kiarostami is held in Tehran on Sunday.


Iran blasts ex-Saudi official presence in MKO conference in Paris

An Iranian informed Foreign Ministry official categorically blasted presence of Saudi former intelligence chief Turki al-Faisal in the terrorist Mujaheedin-e-Khalq Organization (MkO) conference in Paris.


Iraqis must stand united to defeat Daesh: Iran FM

The Iranian foreign minister has called for a stronger unity among various Iraqi groups as the key to defeat the Takfiri terror groups wreaking havoc in the Arab state and elsewhere in the region.


Ex-Saudi spy chief: Masoud Rajavi is dead

Saudi Prince Turki Al Faisal, ex-Saudi spy chief, said indirectly in Paris on Saturday that the head of so-called Mojahedeen-e-Khalq Organization (MKO) Masoud Rajavi was dead, it was reported early Sunday.


Iran calls for doubled efforts to find abducted Iranian diplomats

Iranian envoy to Lebanon Mohammad Fath-ali on Saturday called on the country’s authorities to step up efforts to find the abducted Iranian diplomats.


FM advisor: S. Arabia’s support for terrorism proved by participation in MKO gathering

Former Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian underlined that participation of former Saudi General Intelligence Directorate (GID) Chief Turki al-Faisal in the annual gathering of Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, also known as the MEK, PMOI and NCR) terrorist group proves Riyadh’s extensive support for terrorism.


Rouhani unveils financial package for economic prosperity

President Rouhani has announced the implementation of a banking development plan as the most important financial package for the country’s economic boom in the current Iranian year (began March 20).


IRGC spokesman: Saudi regime sheltering support for terrorism

Head of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Public Relations Department General Ramezan Sharif rapped Riyadh for supporting Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, also known as the MEK, PMOI and NCR) terrorist group, and said the Saudi regime is the center of all supports for terrorist groups in the region.


Iran to modify new model of oil contracts based on ‘National Interests’: VP

Iran’s vice-president for legal affairs announced that the country plans to make necessary amendments to the new model of oil contracts with foreign countries in accordance with “national interests”.