Iran’s coverage: Iran leader slams ‘catastrophic’ US election

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Ayatollah Khamenei says disclosed scandals of US elections prove moral decay in US society

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Grand Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei rejected on Wednesday the remarks about negotiations and compromise with Washington, and said the “liar, disloyal and cheater” US is itself a crisis-hit country.

Rouhani hails natioanl Student Day as symbol of resisting dictators

The national Student Day marks a symbolic day of resistance against foreign colonialist powers and internal dictators, says President Hassan Rouhani.


Israeli occupation ‘most destabilizing threat to intl. security’

Iran’s Ambassador to UN called for an end to the ‘abhorrent Israeli regime occupation’, which he deemed the most destabilizing threat to international peace and security.


Martyred Defenders of Shrine ‘source of special honor’

Leader of the Islamic Revolution has received and briefly addressed a meeting of families of martyred Defenders of the Shrine on Tuesday evening.


Compromise with US not to solve Iran issues: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei warns that compromise with the United States will not resolve the country’s problems as Washington has not set aside its hostilities towards the Iranian nation.


Greece defies EU, U.S. on sanctions for Iran’s Bank Saderat

Greece has defied its European allies and Washington by blocking European Union sanctions on an Iranian bank the U.S. accuses of financing terrorism, officials familiar with the move say.


Total, Shell offer to build petrochem plant: Iran

France’s Total and Anglo-Dutch Shell companies have tabled “serious” proposals for building petrochemical plants in Iran, managing director of the National Iranian Petrochemical Company (NIPC) says.


UK working to resolve banking concerns to boost trade with Iran -minister

Trade is growing between Britain and Iran and the government is working to resolve banking sector concerns which are limiting its further expansion, British trade minister Liam Fox said on Wednesday.


Majlis commission to report on US human rights violation cases

Iranian parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission will publish a detailed report on the human rights violations committed by the US.


Slovenian President to visit Iran, open embassy in Tehran

Slovenian President Borut Pahor is due to visit Iran in the near future to inaugurate his country’s embassy in Tehran.