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Enemies seeking to disrupt Iran’s security: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran’s enemies are trying to create “insecurity and sedition” in the country, calling on the nation to stay vigilant in the face of the plot.


Zarif: Iranians in Canada can go to US for May 19 vote

Iran’s FM Zarif said Canada has refused to allow polling stations for Iranian expats wishing to vote for the upcoming presidential election on May 19, adding they can go to US instead to cast a ballot.“Unfortunately, Canada has a certain set of regulations that foreign countries need to set up their polling stations at their diplomatic missions in that country.


Presidential candidate urges rivals to declare wealth

Iranian presidential hopeful Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf told the Fars News Agency that people are entitled to know where the country’s officials live, what possessions they have and what activities they are involved in.

Supreme Leader warns of Iran’s crushing response to enemies’ possible aggression

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei warned enemies not to make a mistake to test Iran’s defense power through hostile moves or wait for Tehran’s crushing and harsh response.


EU urges commitment to Iran nuclear deal

The EU’s foreign policy chief has hailed the 2015 multilateral nuclear deal with Iran as a “milestone,” which could set a precedent for resolving global issues through diplomacy.

Iranian envoy urges accelerated set-up of direct military hotline with Pakistan

Iran’s Ambassador to Islamabad Mehdi Honardoust underlined the necessity for the rapid establishment of a military hotline with Pakistan after the recent terrorist incident which killed 9 Iranian border guards.


Pakistan forms border commission with Iran after threat

Commission comes after Iranian army chief earlier this week threatened to bomb alleged militant hideouts inside Pakistan.


Zarif congratulates Haniyeh on appointment as Hamas leader

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has congratulated Ismail Haniyeh over his appointment as the leader of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas.


$3.124bn foreign investment last year

Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance and Head of Organization for Investment Economic and Technical Assistance of Iran Mohammad Khazaie said on Tuesday that foreign investment in country has increased up to the level of $3.124 billion.


Pall Corp. first US tech firm to invest in Iran in years

An Iranian company says a top American technology leader plans to invest in an Iranian oil equipment production project – what could be the first direct investment by a US oil company in Iran after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.