Iran’s coverage: Closer Iran-Russia contact prevents US intervention in Syria: Shamkhani

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Iran, Russia to bolster coordination against US meddling

In a telephone conversation between Iranian and Russian national security chiefs, the two sides stressed further coordination to prevent US illegal interventions in Syria.

Iranians never forget US awarded medal to capt. who killed 290 civilians

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has stressed that Iran will never forget the US’s downing of the Iran Air Flight 655.


Envoy: Iran-Total deal carries important message

Iran’s envoy to Britain Hamid Baeidinejad‏ in a message said signing a major gas deal between Iran and the French giant Total Company signals an important message.


Tehran hails any political solution to Syrian crisis by Paris

Iran’s FM Zarif said Iran would welcome any initiative taken by the French government to find a solution to the current conflict in Syria.


Training new generation of experts feat of SP.11 contract with Total: President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says rearing skilled legal and technical experts is one of the achievements of signature of a deal between NIOC and a French-Iranian consortium.


Iran navy stages guerrilla wargame in Caspian Sea

Iran’s Navy commandos staged guerrilla and anti-guerrilla operations on Tue. during a massive military maneuver codenamed ‘Power and Sustainable Security 96’ in the Caspian Sea.


Iran not involved in any terrorist activities: Human rights official

There is no trace of Iran’s involvement in terrorist incidents, Secretary General of the High Council for Human Rights Mohammad Javad Larijani says.


Larijani: Ayatollah Sistani playing major role in Iraq victories

Majlis (Parliament) speaker Ali Larijani, in a meeting with Head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq (ISCI), said Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani has been playing a crucial role in Mosul liberation.


Iran urges UN’s stronger role for enforcing de-escalation zones agreements in Syria

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari underlined the necessity for the UN to play a more active role and help enforce the agreement on de-escalation zones in Syria.


General Soleimani: Yemen war result of lack of common sense among Saudi leaders

Commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Qassem Soleimani underlined that the war in Yemen was staged by unwise Saudi officials who didn’t know what to do with their petrodollars.