Iran’s coverage: Official reaffirms Iran’s support for Syria

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:

 

Iran beside Syria, Resistance front unconditionally

Parliament’s General Director for International Affairs has reaffirmed Iran’s unconditional support for Syria and Resistance Axis, blaming the US and Zionist regime for creation of ISIL and Jabhat al-Nasra Front terrorist groups.

 

Iran’s FM due in Ankara Friday: Turkey

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to travel to Turkey on Friday, a report said.

Abadi hails Iranian military advisers in Iraq

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has hailed the presence of Iranian military advisers in the country’s battle against Daesh terrorists.

 

Oman says to change Iran gas pipeline route to avoid UAE

Oman and Iran have agreed to change the route and design of a planned undersea natural gas pipeline to avoid waters controlled by the United Arab Emirates, Oman’s Minister of Oil and Gas Mohammed bin Hamad al-Rumhy said on Wednesday.

 

FM: lifting sanctions not one and only goal of nuclear talks

Removal of sanctions was not one and only goal of nuclear negotiations, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Wednesday.

 

Spokesman holds Britain accountable for Saudi massacre in Yemen

Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi rejected claims by a British official on Iran’s role in Yemen crisis, saying that London as one of the two main suppliers of arms for the child-killing alliance should be responsible to the world public opinion.

 

Iran improving cyber abilities since nuclear deal, Pentagon says

Iran has gradually improved its offensive cyber abilities and developed more advanced ballistic missiles since signing an accord last year to curb its nuclear program, the U.S. Defense Department said.

 

Registration for presidential election slated for April 11-15

Elections director general of interior ministry announced that the enrolment of the candidates for next presidential election will take place on April 11-15, 2017.

 

MKO, Daesh equal in savagery: Iran’s Rezaei

Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei said the Daesh terrorist group is comparable in brutality to the terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO), as both have a terrible record of barbaric acts and working in partnership with supporters of Saddam Hussein.

 

Abedini just short of bronze medal

Iran’s only fencer who has been a surprise by defeating world’s great figures has just come short of a medal for Iran’s delegation.