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Calls for Iran naval coordination with US laughable: Top commander 

The chairman of the Chiefs of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces has described as “laughable” calls by the United States that Iran coordinate its naval activities in the Persian Gulf with American forces there.

Iran urges practical moves to end Rohingya Muslims crisis 

 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has urged Muslim countries to take practical measures to end the inhuman crackdown on the persecuted Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine State.

World’s five major rising economies back Iran deal 

The world’s five major rising economies have expressed support for the 2015 nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries, urging all parties to live up to their commitments under the deal.

Iranian ambassador to Moscow suggests Russian-Iranian media association creation

 Iran’s ambassador to Moscow suggested establishing a Russian-Iranian media association.

Iranian senior cleric urges Iraqi officials to think about cultural issues 

Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi urged Iraqi officials to think about cultural issues after escaping security crises.

Saudi media ordered not to attack Iran: Report 

 A London-based Arab newspaper says the Saudi royal family has ordered the country’s media not to attack the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iran says OPEC compliance with output pact increasing 

 OPEC members’ compliance with the agreement to reduce output has improved in recent months, Iran’s oil minister said on Monday, noting that unofficial talks were underway among the oil producing countries to extend the cuts next year.


Mutual cooperation a must for regional states: Zarif 

 Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed the hope that Saudi Arabia would soon come to the realization that all neighbors around the Persian Gulf need to work in cooperation, saying such a shift would definitely draw a positive reaction from Iran.

No US, Saudi aircraft allowed to cross Iran’s airspace: Commander 

 Commander of Iran’s Khatam al-Anbia Air Defence Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili says Iran will never allow US and Saudi aircraft, even their passenger planes, to cross the Islamic Republic’s airspace.

Valuable outcomes of Iran-Syria-Russia coop. with Resistance emerging 

Iran’s security chief while hailing the recent Syrian army victory in strategic city of Deir Ezzor, said the valuable outcomes of cooperation among Iran, Russia, Syria and the Resistance Front is emerging on the ground and political battles against terrorism.