Iran’s coverage: No way for US to scrap JCPOA at expense of Iran: Top security official

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Top security official warns of US plot to discard N. deal at Iran’s expense

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani warned that Washington has hatched plots to make Tehran pay the costs of the US withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal.


Ayat. Khamenei ‘unrivaled’ in counteracting evil plots of enemies

Hezbollah Secretary General Seyed Hassan Nasrallah described the role of Leader of Islamic Revolution in recognizing and counteracting the evil plots of the enemies against the region and the Islamic world as unrivaled and important.

Tehran, Riyadh send Israel key message through body language

Iranian and Saudi foreign ministers shook hands on the sidelines of the OIC’s extraordinary meeting in Turkey in a move that could be referred to as bad news for Israel.


Tillerson says he and Trump disagree over Iran nuclear deal

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged on Tuesday that he and President Donald Trump disagree over the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, and said the two men discuss how to use the international agreement to advance administration policies.


Iran Minister lauds space rocket test

Iran has achieved its goal as succeeded to launch Simorgh (Phoenix) satellite carrier, the country’s Defense Minister said on Tuesday.

Iran’s Zarif hopes for shift in Saudi policies after handshake with Jubeir

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed the hope that Saudi Arabia would reconsider its regional policies, on the same day that he shook hands with his Saudi counterpart on the sidelines of a conference in Istanbul in a move that surprised many reporters.

Iran denies reports on EU commissioner’s visit to Tehran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has dismissed the reports and speculations regarding the unexpected visit of a European Union official to Iran.

Iran interests lie in regional stability: FM

Iran’s interests lie in a strong region independent of foreign players for establishing its security and stability, the country’s Foreign Minister said on Wednesday.


Iran eyes petchem deals with Int’l majors soon

A senior Iranian petroleum official says the country is about to sign several deals with international companies for developing petrochemical projects.


Iran, Pakistan holding joint border trade committee meeting in Zahedan

The 5th joint border trade committee meeting between Iran and Pakistan started work on Wednesday in the capital city of this southeastern Iranian province.