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World powers kept silent on Sardasht chemical bombing

Iran’s FM Zarif in a message on the occasion of 30th anniversary of chemical attack on Iranian city of Sardasht, voiced regret over hypocrisy of world powers for having refused to condemn the bombing.


Iran congratulates heavy defeat of Daesh in Mosul

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qasemi congratulated heavy defeat sustained by Daesh in Mosul and called for collective campaign to dry up the terrorist group’s intellectual roots and its sources of funding.


DM warns of Iran’s tough response to threats

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan warned the enemies against his country’s harsh reaction to their possible threats and aggression.


Russia, Turkey, Iran finalize Syria de-escalation zones border documents

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu stated that the July 4-5 international Astana talks are expected to address the formation of a national reconciliation committee in Syria.

U.S. says ex-consultant set up meetings over Iran’s nuclear program

U.S. prosecutors said in a court filing on Friday that a former consultant to Iran’s mission to the United Nations recruited a United States-based atomic scientist to meet with Iranian officials about Iran’s nuclear program.

Qatari airplanes allowed to fly over Iran

Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) has granted the Qatari airplanes permission to fly over the Islamic Republic as the planes are banned from Saudi, Egyptian and UAE airspaces after a diplomatic row between Qatar and the Arab countries.


Iranian Parliament to reciprocate US Congress decision

The Iranian parliament is working on a double-urgency bill to counter a recent move by the US Congress to impose unilateral sanctions against Iran, a senior lawmaker announced.


Politicizing oil deals harms national interests: Official

A senior Iranian oil official cautioned against politicization of oil deals because it would be harmful to the country’s interests.

Central Bank Head: Inflation rate to become single-digit

Head of Iran’s Central Bank on Saturday expressed hope that with the pursuit of disciplinary policies of the bank, the country’s inflation rate would become single-digit.


Iran to get 10 new airlines within six months

Iran says it has authorized the creation of 10 new airlines within the next six months in what appears to be part of the country’s aggressive campaign to expand its air mobility infrastructure.