Iran’s coverage: Defending Palestine, defending truth: Iran’s Leader

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Ayat. Khamenei: Defending Palestine, defending truth

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says defending the nation of Palestine is tantamount to defending the truth, not simply defending an oppressed nation that has been driven out of its home.

Iran’s Airtour signs MoU for 45 A320neo Airbus aircraft

Iran’s Airtour Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for 45 Airbus A320neo aircraft, Airbus said on Thursday, in a deal unveiled at the Paris Airshow.

Iran begins sending gas to Iraq under major deal

Iran has begun exporting gas through a pipeline to Baghdad under a deal set to make Iraq the Islamic republic’s top customer, the oil ministry said.


Iran’s Zagros Airlines commits to buying 28 Airbus aircraft

Iran’s Zagros Airlines has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to buy 28 new Airbus (AIR.PA) planes, comprising 20 A320neo jets and eight A330neo aircraft, Airbus said in a statement.

Iran calls for global coordinated approach to resolve Afghan crisis

Iran’s ambassador to the UN called for stronger coordinated approach between the Afghan government, donors and the United Nations, adding that deteriorating security in Afghanistan has its deeper roots and cannot be addressed solely through military buildup.

Israel bent on partitioning Iraq, warns Iran’s parliament speaker

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has warned about bids to break up Iraq, saying the Arab country’s partitioning serves the interests of Israel.


Over 170 terrorists killed in Iran’s missile attack on Daesh: IRGC

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Public Relations Department said more than 170 Daesh (ISIL) terrorists, including several ringleaders, have been killed in its recent missile attack on terrorist sites in Syria’s eastern province of Deir ez-Zor.


Iran’s General Staff calls for high turnout in worldwide Quds Day rallies

General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces referred to the Palestinian issue as a major factor boosting Muslim nations’ unity and a symbol of their campaign against arrogant powers, calling on all “freedom-seekers” to take part in the upcoming worldwide rallies marking the Quds Day.


Intelligence minister: IRGC’s missiles shows Iran’s power to world

Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said on Wednesday that the recent missile attacks conducted by the Islamic Republic Guard Corps (IRGC) explicitly demonstrated Iran’s capability in terms of military operation and intelligence to the world.


Global backing for Iran in FATF meeting in Spain

Support for Iran in the meeting of Financial Action Task Force on money laundering (FATF) in Spain was unprecedented and Washington was not able to ally countries with itself to forge consensus against the Islamic Republic, an informed source says.