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US likely wiser than to harm own interests: Iran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman has implied that the incoming administration of US President-elect Donald Trump is unlikely to harm American and international interests by potentially denting or scrapping a multi-lateral nuclear deal with Iran, which has been negotiated by the outgoing US administration.

Obama seeks to fortify Iran nuclear deal

The Obama administration is considering new measures in its final months in office to strengthen the landmark nuclear agreement with Iran, senior U.S. officials said, with President-elect Donald Trump’s first appointments foreshadowing an increasingly rocky road for the controversial deal.


1.111m Arbaeen pilgrims cross into Iran

As many as 1,111,805 pilgrims have crossed Iraq into Iranian soil as they had travelled to the country to attend Arbaeen rituals, held on Sunday.


Zarif meets AU Commissioner for Peace and Security

Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security Ismail Sharqi met and conferred in Tehran on Monday.


End of Daesh imminent: Iran’s Army Chief

Iran’s Army Commander Major General Ataollah Salehi predicted that Daesh (ISIL) will be wiped out in the near future.


Iran has bought Russia’s most advanced fighter aircraft

According to a report by Mizan, as translated by IFP, Abolfazl Hassanbeigi, the vice-chairman of Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, referred to the history of Iran’s plane purchase from the Soviet Union, and then Russia, and said, “Iran has purchased Sukhoi and Mikoyan MiG-29 fighters before.”


Iran’s Army Ground Force fit for countering modern threats: Commander

The outgoing commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force highlighted the capabilities that the servicemen have developed in recent years to deal with the new shape of threats.


Iranian naval flotilla enters Atlantic Ocean

The Iranian Navy’s 44th flotilla of warships has sailed around the African continent and entered the Atlantic Ocean, Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced.


Iran’s surplus heavy water sent to Oman: AEOI

The spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says that Tehran has transferred an amount of its surplus heavy water to Oman for commercial purposes.


Iranian girls win world junior taekwondo championship

The 11th edition of the WTF World Junior Taekwondo Championship wrapped up in Canada with Iran’s female squad standing on the top of the podium and the boys’ team taking the fourth place.