Iran’s coverage: Iranian official raps US role in Saudi attack on funeral in Yemen

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US must be held accountable for crimes in Yemen: SNSC official

The Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani, in a statement here on Sunday, condemned recent Saudi Arabia-led air strikes on Yemen by American weaponry.


Iran, Thailand set to open ‘new page’ in bilateral relations

Iran and Thailand have expressed their readiness to open a new chapter in Tehran-Bangkok relations in different fields.


Iranian President calls for China’s more outstanding role in Syria

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a meeting with Chinese Vice-President Li Yuanchao in Bangkok on Sunday underlined the need for Beijing to play a more active and important role in Syria and Yemen.

Mobile phone companies approve service between Iran and US

Rushing for a plane to Tehran because of a family emergency, the Iranian-American businessman stuffed his mobile phone into his carry-on, forgetting to turn it off.


US says Iran rules don’t ease sanctions, but others disagree

The Obama administration said Saturday its new guidance for foreign companies doing business with Iran doesn’t ease remaining sanctions on the country. Some sanctions experts argued that the revised language has that effect.

Iran, Pakistan discuss cooperation on CPEC

Soon after Iran’s willingness and capacities to participate in different projects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) was raised in a recent meeting between President Rouahni and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in New York, Iran’s envoy to Pakistan has begun paving the way for Tehran to play its active role in CPEC.

Min. calls on India not to halt settlement of oil debts to Iran

Iranian Minister of Economy and Financial Affairs Ali Tayyebnia stressed continuation of the payment of Iran’s oil money by India.

Iran, Malaysia to boost cooperation in Islamic banking: CBI Chief

Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Chief Valiollah Seif, who is in Southeast Asia on an official visit, said Tehran and Kuala Lumpur are resolved to promote mutual cooperation in the area of Islamic banking.

Parliament speaker’s advisor blasts Saudi Arabia’s massacre of Yemeni civilians in Sana’a

Senior Advisor to the Iranian Parliament Speaker Hossein Amir Abdollahian condemned the Saudi airstrikes on Sana’a that killed and wounded hundreds of civilians who were attending a funeral procession.


Yemen to respond Al Saud’s crimes in battlefields: SNSC official

A senior Iranian official said here on Sunday that without doubt the brave Yemeni army and the popular forces would respond strongly the Al Saud crimes and its allies in the battlefields.