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Iran condemns attack on Consulate General in Erbil

Iran’s Consulate General in Erbil, the capital of the Iraqi Kurdistan region, condemned a recent act of aggression against the consulate and said the incident was politically motivated.

Ayat. Khamenei hails Mostafa Khomeini’s personality

Meeting with the organizers of Mostafa Khomeini Congress, Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei hailed the positive merits of the late figure’s character.

US, Israel seek to hinder terror fight: Iranian official

A senior Iranian official has reiterated the Islamic Republic’s support for the Palestinian cause, warning about “unfounded excuses” by the United States and the Israeli regime to hinder the current campaign against terrorism in the Middle East.


Iran will accept no conditions attached to JCPOA: Leader’s aide

A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic will not accept the attachment of conditions, particularly those concerning the country’s strategic modus operandi, to the 2015 nuclear agreement signed between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries.


Tillerson’s Mideast aim is a Saudi-Iraqi axis against Iran

As U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the Middle East this weekend, he’ll hope to achieve something that has eluded top American diplomats for a generation: sealing a new alliance between Saudi Arabia and Iraq that would shut the doors of the Arab world to neighboring Iran.


Oil market not influenced by one person or Admin.: Min.

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says not a single person or an administration can influence the oil market, saying US President Donald Trump’s remarks cannot impact the market alone.


KRG official lauds General Soleimani for “Sincere” behavior towards Iraqi Kurds

Representative of the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Tehran Nazim Dabagh announced that the Kurdish leaders are now ready to resolve the problems created after the independence referendum through talks, lauding efforts made by Commander of the Quds Force of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Qassem Soleimani to this end.


Fuss around IAEA inspections of Iranian military facilities contrived – Russian diplomat

If the other participants are eager to discuss the issue, Moscow “will be ready to discuss it” presenting its stance, Sergei Ryabkov said.


Iran-China bilateral trade surpasses $24 bln in 8 months: Report

The total value of bilateral trade between Iran and China during the first eight months of the current year rose to more than $24 billion, the East Asian country’s customs data showed.


Iran’s Intelligence forces seize cache of weapons

Iran’s Intelligence Ministry confiscated a cargo of weapons of war from criminals in eastern parts of the country.