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IRGC chief: Victory imminent in Yemen

 The Islamic resistance front is going to celebrate a victory in Yemen in the near future, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said Thursday.

Effective implementation of JCPOA in constructive climate stressed in Vienna

Participants of the regular Joint Commission of JCPOA in a statement on Wednesday welcomed Iran’s full adherence to its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, stressing the need for its effective implementation in a constructive atmosphere.

Iran open to talks with Turkmenistan over gas dispute

 Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says Iran has kept doors open for talks with Ashgabat for resolving a gas dispute between the two neighbors.


UN chief urges US to honor obligations under Iran deal

 UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed support for the 2015 Iran deal from all the signatories except for the US, calling on Washington to also honor its obligations under the landmark agreement.

Islamic Revolution external efforts lead to Daesh defeat: IRGC cmdr

A commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) announced that the defeat of Daesh terrorist group and foiling the enemies’ plots are all outcomes of the efforts made by the Islamic Revolution’s front outside the country.

Southeastern Iran shakes 862 times in two weeks

A 4-magnitude earthquake jolted the vicinity of Hojdak city in the southeastern Iranian province of Kerman early on Thursday skaking the area for 862nd times in two weeks.

Araqchi, Amano discuss Iran-IAEA cooperation

Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran Abbas Araqchi and Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya Amano on Wednesday discussed cooperation between Iran and the nuclear watchdog as well as implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal.

Rouhani stresses long-term security cooperation with Turkey over Syria

 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has stressed the importance of long-term cooperation with Turkey on bolstering security in the region, especially in Syria.

Iran rejects Mogherini’s claims on nuclear deal text

 A senior Iranian diplomat has dismissed EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini’s claim that the text of the Iran nuclear deal provides the basis for more constructive engagement with Iran in the region.

Russia’s Gazprom says signs memorandum on Iran LNG

Russian gas giant Gazprom said on Wednesday it had signed a memorandum on possible cooperation in a liquefied natural gas project in Iran.