Iran’s coverage: US sanctions against IRGC targeting Iran’s economy: Commander

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CAATSA targeting Iran’s economy, not just IRGC: Commander

The commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has strongly condemned Washington over the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).


Iran Air Force tests smart bombs in drills

Fighter jets of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) fired smart bombs in the main stage of a war game that kicked off in the central province of Isfahan on Tuesday.

Iran able to extend range of missile beyond 2,000 km: IRGC Chief

Although Iran has the capability to extend the range of its long-range missiles, the current ones with a range of 2,000 kilometers are sufficient to fulfill the country’s purposes, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said.

Iran, Russia coordinate policies for Syria peace talks

As a new round of Syria peace negotiations is underway in Kazakhstan, top diplomats from Iran and Russia discussed the most recent developments in Syria and coordinated policies to help political efforts for the settlement of Syria crisis yield result.


Top officials mull plans to simplify investment in Iran

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani, and Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani discussed the latest domestic and international developments in a meeting in Tehran, and weigh up plans to facilitate the process of investment in the country.

Iran, playing role in solving regional problems: Lebanese president

Lebanese president described Iran as an important country which plays an effective role in solving the problems in the Middle East region.


Asian imports of Iranian oil hit highest in six months

Imports of Iranian crude by major buyers in Asia rose in September for a third straight month to their highest since March, boosted by a surge in purchases in China and South Korea.


US nuclear scientists urge Congress to protect Iran deal

More than 90 top US nuclear scientists have written a letter to Congress, demanding that it protect the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement.

Iran: No renegotiation on nuclear deal, defense issues

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said on Tuesday that Iran will not renegotiate the nuclear deal, or its defense issues.


Russian president to meet with Iranian supreme leader in Teheran on November 1

Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet with Supreme Leader of Iran, Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on November 1 during his visit to Teheran.