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Iran’s coverage: US scientists to Trump: Abide by Iran deal

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:


Top scientists urge Trump to abide by Iran nuclear deal

Dozens of the nation’s top scientists wrote to President-elect Donald J. Trump on Monday to urge him not to dismantle the Iran deal, calling it a strong bulwark against any Iranian bid to make nuclear arms.

Iran’s Velayati lauds Iraq’s democracy, dignified stances

Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati praised the Iraqi government for behaving with dignity in the international arena.

SNSC sec.: PMF of strategic capabilities to meet security challenges

Leader’s envoy to Supreme National Security Council has hailed Nouri Kamil al-Maliki’s contribution to Iraqi government during his premiership.


Iranian political prisoner to end hunger strike after his wife’s release

Amir Raeisian, the lawyer of Sadeqi and his wife, told ISNA in a Farsi interview with Iraee has been released on a $130,000 bail, and will be on leave for less than a week.


Iran’s judiciary chief criticizes growing Islamophobia in West

Iranian Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani slammed attacks on Muslims and Islamic sites in the West, underlining the need for Western governments to ensure security for followers of the religion.

Leader urges efforts for high turnout in upcoming election

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has stressed the need for plans to ensure security of the upcoming presidential election in Iran by upholding the rule of law and attract the maximum number of voters, the interior minister said.


Saudi Arabia birthplace of terrorism: Ex-Iraqi PM

Terrorism originates from Saudi Arabia, said former prime minister of Iraq Nouri al-Maliki, who hammered Saudi “Wahhabi muftis” as a more dangerous peril as they support terrorist groups and consider other Muslims to be infidels.


Iran’s MPs vote to end ‘Mehr’ housing project

Iran’s media on Tuesday cheered as the Parliament voted to end a hefty housing project that President Hassan Rouhani had previously blamed for shooting up inflation to above 40 percent over the past years.


Iranian Lawmakers: Imprudence of Saudi rulers displayed by execution of Sheikh Nimr

Iranian parliamentarians in a statement on Tuesday marked the first anniversary of the execution of prominent Saudi Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr by the Riyadh regime, saying that it showed the imprudence and irresponsibility of the Saudi rulers.


World Bank reports major drop in Iran’s debts

The World Bank says Iran’s foreign debts rose slightly in 2015 but were still significantly lower than 2011 when the country faced a series of US-led sanctions.