Iran’s coverage: Iran rejects ‘provocative’ Saudi accusations over missile

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Allegations against Iran provocative: FM Spox

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, said “allegations made against Iran in the Saudi-led coalition against Yemen are unjust, irresponsible, damaging and provocative.”


Iran, Pakistan urge tightening defense coop.

Army chiefs of Iran and Pakistan discussed ways to increase defense and security cooperation in a Monday meeting in Tehran.


Saudi Arabia threatens Iran after Yemen missile strike

Saudi Arabia has ramped up threats to Iran, saying there will be a response “at the appropriate time and manner,” following a missile strike from neighboring Yemen, which has been under a nonstop bombardment campaign by a Saudi-led coalition for over two and a half years.

Ayatollah Khamenei makes new appointments in Iran Army

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has made three new appointments in the Iranian Army.


Iran dismisses US allegations concerning Yemen missiles

The Iranian defense minister categorically dismissed the US allegations accusing Iran of supporting Yemen missile attacks on Saudi Arabia.


Iraq’s Barzani condoles Iran IRGC general over father demise

Former President of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region Masoud Barzani in a message on Sunday extended condolences to IRGC Qods Force Commander Major General Qasem Soleimani on his father’s demise.


Iran’s embassy in Beirut denies revealed contents of Velayati, Hariri talks

Iran’s embassy in Beirut issued a statement on Sunday denying the revealed contents of Velayati, Hariri’s talks claimed by an informed source.


Two million Iranian pilgrims in Iraq for Arbaeen rituals

Some two million Iranian pilgrims have crossed into Iraq so far to perform Arbaeen rituals slated for November 9, Iran’s ambassador to Baghdad Iraj Masjedi said on Sunday.


Mogherini to review Iran deal in Washington

High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini is scheduled to leave for Washington today to discuss Iran nuclear deal.


Erbil ready to restore relations with Turkey, Iran

Nechirvan Barzani, prime minister of the Kurdish Autonomy of Iraq, expressed Erbil’s readiness to restore relations with Turkey and Iran, the Iraqi media reported on November  6.