Iran’s coverage: Judiciary Chief asks US to immediately free jailed Iranian citizens

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Iranian Judiciary Chief urges release of detained citizens in US

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani hit back at recent comments made by US President Donald Trump against the Islamic Republic and called on Washington to immediately free Iranian citizens held in US prisons.

Iran envoy to Kuwait to stay in country: Foreign Ministry

The Islamic Republic of Iran’s ambassador to Kuwait is going to stay in the Persian Gulf country and the Iranian mission will represent Tehran at ambassadorial level with no problems, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Monday in his weekly press conference.

Iran ready to send drugs, medical teams to Palestine: Official

Iran Parliament (Majlis) Speaker’s Special Aide for International Affairs has expressed Iran readiness to sent drugs and medical teams to Palestine for treating those injured recently in the bitter incident caused by the Zionists in Al-Aqsa Mosque.


Larijani calls for end to Israel inhumane efforts

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, in a message on Monday, called for efforts to stop the Zionist regime’s anti-human activities in Al-Aqsa Mosque.


Iranian cabinet approves bill to switch currency from rial to toman

The administration of President Hassan Rouhani in a cabinet meeting on Sunday approved a bill to switch Iran’s national currency from rial to toman, an official said here on Monday.


Iran, Iraq underline continued cooperation to fight terrorism

Iraqi Parliament Speaker Salim Al-Jabouri and Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi-Ansari underlined the need for continuing cooperation in fighting terrorism.


Joint investments, rail technology transfer with France: Minister

The concluded rail agreement with the French company Alstom is for the utmost use of domestic capacities, said the minister of Industry, Mine and Trade on Sunday evening.


Iranian diplomat, Iraq’s Ammar Hakim meet in Baghdad

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari has held talks with Ammar al-Hakim, the Leader of Iraq’s National Alliance and a majority leader in the Arab country’s Parliament.


US on its own in seeking to undermine Iran nuclear deal: Qassemi

Iran says the United States is in a minority of one in its destructive ambitions against the 2015 nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic and the P5+1 group, which includes the US itself.


President in a meeting with senior IRGC commanders: Unity among all forces, entities essential for realising Supreme Leader’s guidelines, serving people

President Rouhani met with senior commanders of Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) and stressed that unity among all forces and institutions is essential for the realisation of the Supreme Leader’s guidelines and serving the people.