Iran’s coverage: Iran will not be bullied by US: Rouhani

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IAEA will not give in to US demands over inspection of Iran’s military sites: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani has said that Iran can never be bullied into permitting the inspection of its military sites.

Iran marks 36th anniversary of PM office bombing

Iran marks the anniversary of the 1981 assassination of former President Mohammad Ali Rajaei and then Prime Minister Mohammad Javad Bahonar in a massive bombing in Tehran. The attack was orchestrated by the MKO terror organization. Our correspondent reports.


Iran, Syria review co-op in counter-terrorism

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi-Ansari in a meeting here on Wednesday with the Syrian President Bashar al-Assad discussed bilateral cooperation in the field of counter-terrorism activities.


President stresses promotion of ethnic minorities, women status

President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday underlined promotion of the status of ethnic minorities and women in his second presidential term.


DNA test conducted for Iranian Hajj martyrs

An Iranian senior Hajj official said on Tuesday that in the past couple of days, DNA test was carried out for the bodies of the remaining Iranian martyrs in Saudi Arabia.


Senior commander: ISIL serving US to prevent Muslims’ empowerment

Lieutenant Commander of the Iranian Army Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan described ISIL and other terrorist groups in the region as foot soldiers of the US who have been created to wear off the Muslim states’ growing power.


Zarif says Bolton’s plan for abrogating N. deal with Iran sends US to isolation

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that the plan proposed by former US Envoy to the UN John Bolton for his country’s withdrawal from the internationally-endorsed 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran will prove as a major failure for Washington if implemented.


CBI Governor: Foreign banks to open €22bln line of credit for Iran

Governor of the Central Bank of Iran Valiollah Seif announced that foreign banks will allocate a multi-billion-dollar credit line for Iran to implement its projects in different fields.

Iran’s FM urges Int’l community to prevent ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ of Rohingya muslims

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on the international community to help prevent Myanmar’s ongoing “ethnic cleansing” agenda against its Muslim community.


Army, IRGC commanders stress on joint initiative

The commanders of Iran’s army and IRGC met early on Wednesday to voice their resolution for enhancing defense and deterrence capabilities.