Iran’s coverage: ‘Visas issued for Iran Hajj diplomatic team’: Minister

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Visas issued for Iranian diplomatic delegation to Hajj rituals: Minister

Iran’s Culture Minister Reza Salehi Amiri says visas have been issued for members of an Iranian diplomatic delegation to Saudi Arabia for the Hajj rituals after Tehran boycotted the pilgrimage last year amid tensions with Riyadh.


Iran, Iraq reach deal over Kirkuk pipeline

Iran says it has reached an agreement with Iraq to construct a pipeline that would export crude oil from the northern Iraqi fields of Kirkuk via Iran.


US, Europe cannot tolerate Iran’s advances: Commander

Iran’s chief Armed Forces spokesman says the United States and its European allies oppose the country’s successful test of a satellite carrier, because they cannot tolerate the Islamic Republic’s great advances.


OPEC decisions implemented suitably in oil market

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says the decisions made the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) are fully implemented in the global oil market.

Ejei: Iran’s judiciary never let US interfere in its affairs

Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Mohseni Ejei said on Sunday that Iran’s judiciary system never let the US to interfere in its affairs as the body is quite independent.


Iranian court rejects appeal by attackers of Saudi missions

Ten people sentenced to jail for attacking the Saudi Arabian Embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran have had their appeals against their convictions rejected.


Germany condemns US fresh sanctions on Iran

The German government considers the US new sanctions on Iran against the international laws, Germany’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy said on Monday.


Amir-Abdollahian arrives in Beirut for bilateral talks

Iranian Parliament’s General Director for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian arrived in Beirut on Monday to hold talks with Lebanese officials.

IRGC Commander: Iran enjoys full intelligence, operational superiority in Persian Gulf

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)’ Second Naval Zone General Ali Razmjou underlined Iran’s full intelligence and operational superiority in the Persian Gulf region.


Iran FM due in Istanbul to attend OIC meeting on Al-Quds

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will depart Tehran for Istanbul, Turkey, on Tuesday to take part in an extraordinary meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on the latest developments of Al-Quds.