Iran’s coverage: Iran, Syria fighting on same front to restore regional stability: Defense minister

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


US strikes on Syria aim at ensuring Israel’s security

Minister of Defense Hossein Dehghan in a meeting with Syrian Army Chief Ali Abdullah Ayoub said the US missile attacks on Syrian air base aimed to bolster terrorists and ensure security of the Israeli regime.


Jaberi Ansari, Bashar Jaafari meet in Astana

Iranian Deputy FM Hossein Jaberi Ansari and Syria’s Permanent Representative to the UN Bashar al-Jaafari held talks Tue. during the 4th round of Syria’s international conference in Astana.


President Rouhani launches Iran Khodro’s Peugeot 2008 production line

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani officially launched the production line of Peugeot 2008 and the locally designed IKCO Dena+.

Iran unveils minefield simulator

Iran’s defense minister on Tuesday unveiled a homegrown system that simulates conditions in a minefield, used for training demining teams.


Rouhani vows to preserve N-deal in 2nd term

President Rouhani vowed to preserve the Iran’s nuclear deal during his second term, adding his administration will still have a counterplan ready if the other side violates the agreement.


Defense minister declares 100x rise in Iran’s arms production capacity

Iran’s defense minister has announced that the country witnessed a whopping 100-fold increase in its arms production capacity under the current administration.

Presidential candidate says voting no formality in Iran

A candidate in the forthcoming Iran’s presidential election says voting is not a matter of formality in the country but is, in fact, very real.

Iran Air tech-experts head to France to test purchased planes

A group of experts from Iranian national flag-carrier airline ‘Iran Air’ left Tehran for France on Tuesday to test the ATR aircraft expected to join Iran’s passenger air fleet soon.


Iran presidential candidate vows to incorporate trade in foreign policy

Iranian presidential candidate Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf pledged to set up a ministry of foreign affairs and international trade if he assumes office, saying the time has come for foreign policy to serve the country’s economic interests in the international arena.


Saudi policy on Syria escalating regional tensions: Iran’s DM

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan denounced Saudi Arabia for fanning the flames of crisis in Syria by sponsoring terrorist groups and for aggravating tensions in the region.