Iran’s coverage: No place envisaged for Israel in future geopolitics: Senior Iranian MP

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MP: Muslim solidarity leaves no place for Israel

Head of Majlis Commission on National Security and Foreign Policy Alaeddin Boroujerdi said on Saturday that Muslim solidarity leaves no space for the Zionist regime in the Middle East.

Top U.S. senator: Trump administration won’t toss Iran deal

The chair of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said that abrupt rejection of the Iran nuclear deal by the incoming Trump administration could create “a crisis” and that he did not expect such an approach.


Iran’s Zarif writes to UN chief to urge action on plight of Rohingya in Myanmar

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has written to the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres to demand international action to stop rights violations against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.


Boroujerdi, Aoun discuss latest regional developments

Iran’s Parliamentary delegation headed by senior MP Boroujerdi held talks with Lebanese President Michel Aoun to discuss regional issues.Mr. Alaeddin Boroujerdi heads a delegation of Parliament NSFPC to Syria and Lebanon.

Iran capitalizes on OPEC oil cut to sell millions of barrels – sources

Iran has sold more than 13 million barrels of oil that it had long held on tankers at sea, capitalizing on an OPEC output cut deal from which it is exempted to regain market share and court new buyers, according to industry sources and data.


Iran-EU trade up 66% in 10 months: Eurostat

The European Union’s trade with Iran amounted to €10.3 billion in the first 10 months of 2016, a 66 percent rise year on year, based on the latest figures released by the European Union’s statistics agency Eurostat.


Iranians to go on Hajj pilgrimage under certain conditions: MP

After Saudi Arabia cut its diplomatic ties with Iran in early 2016, Iranian Muslims can’t participate anymore in Hajj- the annual Pilgrimage in Mecca. Now there are rumours that Saudi Arabia has invited Iran to take part in next year’s Hajj.

Iran gas output up 50% in 3 years

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says Iran’s gas output has raised its natural gas output by 50% over the course of the past three years.

Sayyed Nasrallah receives Iran’s Boroujerdi

Hezbollah Secretary General Sayyed Hasan Nasrallah on Saturday received the Chairman of the Committee for Foreign Policy and National Security at the Iranian Shura Council, Alaeddin Boroujerdi.


Iranians pay respects to late world wrestling champion Takhti

Thousands of Iranians have commemorated the 49th death anniversary of late legendary Iranian freestyle wrestler Gholam Reza Takhti at his grave in the country’s capital city of Tehran.