Iran’s coverage: Takfirism threat to security of entire world: Iran defense minister

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Minister says Takfiri trends pose threat to whole world

Minister of Defense Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says that the Takfiri trend poses threat not just to security of Iraq and Syria but the entire world.

Iranian Army launches air defense drill in south of country

The first stage of the massive and joint air defense drill called ‘Modafe’an-e Aseman-e Velayat 7’ started in the presence of Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli on Monday in South of country.

Drama continues on Zarif’s PNSFPC JCPOA remarks

Foreign Minister Javad Zarif would feel himself on hot water since the media have received a copy of transcripts of his remarks in a session with Parliament National Security and Foreign Policy Commission.


Iran’s Air Defense stations gear in war game zone

A range of radars and missile systems were stationed across Iran’s southern areas on Monday in the first stage of a large-scale Air Defense exercise.


Iran’s crude exports to Japan doubles

Volume of Iran’s oil exports to Japan became twofold in October as compared with the contracts inked in mid-2016.


Schlumberger enters Iran again

From the early days of finalizing the historical nuclear deal, a large number of directors of international companies active in oil industry have traveled to Tehran along with their respective country’s economic delegations and expressed their enthusiasm to recommence the cooperation cut-off for years.


Diplomat urges Islamic states to back UN anti-Israel resolution

Iranian diplomat Amir-Abdollahian said unified support of Islamic countries for UNSC Resolution against Zionist regime was the smallest step to be taken.


10-12 MoUs to be signed with foreign companies in oil industry

Deputy Managing Director of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Gholam-Reza Manouchehri says 10 to 12 Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) will be signed in oil industry related areas with foreign companies.


Kazakhstan ready to host Russia-Turkey-Iran talks on Syria – President

Kazakh President stated that Kazakhstan will create the necessary conditions to organize negotiations on Syria between Russia, Turkey and Iran.


Commander: Iranian Navy reveals plans to build aircraft carrier

A senior Iranian Navy commander underlined the country’s self-sufficiency to produce different types of weapons, missiles and equipment, and announced plans to construct an aircraft carrier.