Iran’s coverage: FATF extends suspension of Iran restrictions

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FATF to continue suspension of Iran restrictions

The international anti-money-laundering body Financial Action Task Force (FATF) said on Friday that it would continue suspension of its punitive measures against Iran due to the country’s commitment to its monetary obligations.


Iran strongly condemns terrorist attempt on Mecca’s Grand Mosque

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly denounced the failed attempt to launch a terrorist attack on the Grand Mosque of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

ISIS finally confirms Iran missile strikes

Several days after Iranian missiles targeted the ISIS positions in Syria’s Deir ez-Zor, the terrorist group finally confirmed the attacks.


Bin Salman’s moves similar to those of Saddam: IRGC General

A top Iranian official says the moves made by the new Saudi crown prince are similar to those of the former Iraqi strongman Saddam Hussein prior to attacking Iran in the 1980s.


Nasrallah: Saudis too weak to wage war on Iran

Secretary General of Lebanese Hezbollah Seyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday that the Saudi regime is too weak and too scared to go into a war with Iran.


Envoy: FATF decision ensures expansion of Iran banking ties

Iran’s envoy to Britain said the decision by the international anti money-laundering body on continuing suspension of punitive measures against Iran, will clear the way for reestablishing of Tehran’s global financial ties, as one of the main goals of the nuclear deal.


Drilling operations complete at 3 South Pars platforms

Drilling operations at platforms 22, 24A and 24B of the supergiant South Pars Gas Field are 100% complete, operator of the projects said.


Swedish envoy urges need for continuous implementation of JCPOA by all parties

The continuous implementation of the landmark nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), by all sides is vital, the Swedish ambassador in Tehran has said in a recent interview.

Iran sees enhanced export of oil products from Rajaei Port

Ports and Maritime Organization of Iran is to launch three new docks at Shahid Rajaei Port to bring the facility’s export capacity to 34 million tons of petroleum products annually.

Iran opens FIVB U21 World C’ships with crushing win

National Iranian Junior Volleyball team began Men’s U21 World Championships debut with a clear-cut victory over Italian rivals.