Iran’s coverage: Israel spreading terrorism to weaken Muslims: Larijani

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Iranian Speaker: Israel widening rifts among Muslims by nurturing extremist groups

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said that the US and Israel are sowing discord among the Muslim groups and countries by sponsoring terrorists and extremists in the region.


10 Iranian pilgrims killed in a suicide attack in Iraq: agency

Ten Iranian pilgrims were killed in a suicide attack in Iraq’s holy city of Samarra, about 125 km (80 miles) north of Baghdad on Sunday, the Iranian news agency ISNA quoted an Iranian official as saying.

Iran condemns terrorist attacks in Iraq

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly condemned Sunday terrorist attacks in the Iraqi cities of Tikrit and Samarra that killed several people, including Iranian pilgrims.

Velayati: terrorists, extremists instruments at US hands

Head of the Center for Strategic Studies affiliated to the Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati said on Saturday that the terrorists and extremists are instruments at the US and the Zionists hands.


Iran, Poland ink MoU for oil cooperation

National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and PGNiG (major oil-gas company) of Poland signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for carrying out evaluating studies on an Iranian oil field.


Parl. JCPOA Supervising Cmte. releases report

Seyed Hossein Naghavi Hosseini of Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission read the full text of Report by JCPOA Supervising Committee on Parliament open session on Sunday 30 October.


Iran calls on Turkey to distance itself from Saudi stances

Iran’s First VP Es’hagh Jahangiri said Iran wants Turkey not to take the same position towards Baghdad and Tehran as Riyadh has; “we have always distinguished between policies of Ankara and Riyadh.”


Iran’s ITER partnership time-taking

The AEOI spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi said it will take a long time before Iran can become a member to the multi-national nuclear fusion megaproject known as ITER.


Iran working on laws to spur renewable energy investments

Iran is working on regulations to attract investment in renewable energy, according to Elham Aminzadeh, adviser to President Hassan Rouhani, as the nation considers solar, wind and hydro power as ways to diversify from regular crude-based fuel.


Zarif, Togo FM meet in Tehran

Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif held talks on bilateral relations with his Togolese counterpart Robert Dussey on Sunday in Tehran.Togo’s Minister of Foreign Affairs Robert Dussey who is in Tehran as the head of a delegation, held talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday afternoon.