Iran’s coverage: Iran Parliament committee passes anti-US bill

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Anti-US bill passes Iran Parliament committee

A bill aimed at confronting the ‘terrorist and adventurous activities’ of the US has been discussed in Iran’s Parliament (Majlis) committee, a Member of Parliament says.


Rouhani appoints 3 women to 2nd-term cabinet

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has appointed two women to vice-presidency positions and one to Aide to the President for citizenship rights for his second-term cabinet.


Iran, Turkey, Russia sign deal on investment in oil, gas fields development

Iran’s Ghadir investment company, Russia’s Zarubezhneft oil and gas intermediary and Turkey’s Unit International have signed an agreement on joint investments in oil and gas fields’ development projects, following a meeting in Moscow, Iranian media reported Tuesday.


Iranian drone comes close to U.S. fighter jet: U.S. official

An unarmed Iranian drone came within 100 feet (31 meters) of a U.S. Navy warplane as it prepared to land on an aircraft carrier in the Gulf, a U.S. official said on Tuesday.


Britain pressed US to join Iran coup against Mosaddegh

The British government in 1952 repeatedly asked the US to join in a coup aimed at toppling Mohammad Mosaddegh, Iran’s prime minister, according to newly declassified State Department documents.


18,000 Iranian pilgrims currently in Saudi Arabia for Hajj rituals

Head of Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization Hamid Mohammadi said on Tuesday that some 18,000 Iranian pilgrims out of the total number of 86,500 have so far arrived in Saudi Arabia for the annual Hajj rituals.


Total deal trouble-free, Iran’s judiciary confirms

Iran’s Judiciary spokesperson verified on Wednesday that a major gas deal Iran signed with France’s Total in July does not contain any problem.


Americans not able to prevent Iran to benefit from JCPOA: FM

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that Americans are not able to prevent Iran to benefit from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action reached between Iran and G5+1 (the US, the UK, Russia, France and China plus Germany).


Iran after restoring stability, security in terrorism-affected countries

Ali Shamkhani of the Supreme National Security Council condemned the recent terrorist act in Afghanistan and expressed sympathy with the families of the victims of the inhuman crime.


Iran Air CEO: No problem with ATR parts supply

Iran’s national airliner, Iran Air, has no problem with supplying ATR aircrafts according to the contract with the manufacturer, the airliner’s head said on Wednesday.