Iran Coverage: Iran’s ballistic missile test successful: Defense minister

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Iran’s recent missile test successful: DM

A missile test that Iran conducted recently has been successful, Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said Thursday.

Trump’s adviser puts Iran ‘on notice’ over missile tests

A top adviser to US President Donald Trump says the country has put Tehran “on notice” over Iran’s missile program.

Iranian deputy foreign minister to visit Russia for nuclear deal consultations

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi will arrive in Moscow on February 8 for consultations on a range of issues including the implementation of the Iranian nuclear program, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told Sputnik.

Total starts development of South Pars phase 11

Deputy Head of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) for Engineering and Development Affairs, Gholam-Reza Manouchehri, says Total, the oil and gas corporation in France, has practically started works for development of the phase 11 of the South Pars Gas Field.

Judge orders that stranded Yemenis be allowed to enter US

In yet another challenge to President Donald Trump’s travel ban, a California federal judge has issued a court order barring the US government from preventing more than two dozen Yemenis with valid visas from flying to Los Angeles.

United World Wrestling statement on Iran’s Freestyle World Cup

United World Wrestling is committed to offering the world’s best wrestlers the opportunity to compete in topnotch tournaments around the world, and the Freestyle World Cup in Kermanshah, Iran is one of those premier global events.

US warship helps out Iranian vessel stranded in Sea of Oman

A US Navy statement claims the US warship USS Cole has assisted an Iranian-flagged vessel after it ran out of gas late last week in the Sea of Oman.

Central command receives no change in orders after US puts Iran on notice

The US Central Command (CENTCOM) has not received any new orders after the White House decision to officially put Iran on notice for carrying out a medium-range ballistic missile test on Sunday, CENTCOM spokesperson Michael Meyer told Sputnik.

Iran says Trump cannot kill Boeing deal

Iran has rejected speculations that the deteriorating rhetoric by US President Donald Trump against the country could lead to the cancelation of a major plane purchase agreement with the American aviation giant Boeing.

Trump tweets that Iran is ‘on notice’ for firing missile

President Donald Trump says Iran was on the verge of collapse until the U.S. gave it a “lifeline” in the form of the Iran deal.