Iran’s coverage: Iran Parliament requires administration to declare Quds Palestine’s eternal capital

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Parl. urges govt. to back al-Quds bill against US plot

Parliament Speaker Larijani called on Rouhani’s administration to throw its weight behind a bill passed Wed. by Iranian parl. in recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as Palestine’s eternal capital.


Enemies trying to make Iranians frustrated, sceptical: Leader

Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, the Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution, has warned of enemy plots to make the Iranian nation disappointed and sceptical of the Islamic Establishment.

Alborz quake kills 1, injures 57

The 4.2-magnitude earthquake that happened early on Wednesday in Alborz Province, west of Tehran, killed one and injured 57 people.


Iran puts out rare oil well blowout

Iran successfully extinguished a deadly oil/gas well fire after 58 days of nonstop efforts.

FATF is against independent nations: Iranian economist

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is a leverage used by the United States and its allies to confront independent nations, said the chairman of the economic committee of Iran’s Strategic Council on Foreign Relations.


Iran slams hysteric Saudi bombing of Yemen market

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi condemned Saudi Arabi’s airstrike on Taiz market in Yemen which claimed the lives of scores of innocent people.

Leader: Those using country’s resources not allowed to be opposition

Islamic Revolution’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said in a meeting with the members of the Islamic Propagation Coordination Council that those who had or have all the facilities of the country at hand shouldn’t act as opposition.


‘China wants link between Gwadar, Chabahar ports’

Iran says it has received a request from China to establish a connection between Pakistan’s Gwadar port – which Chinese companies are developing – and Iran’s southeastern port of Chabahar.


Leader urges vigilance against enemy’s soft war

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei warned of the enemy’s various plots to undermine the Iranian nation and called on the country’s officials to remain vigilant about “the soft war” on the Islamic Republic.


IRGC’s record: 100% success rate in foiling plane hijacking

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aviation Security Force, tasked with ensuring aviation security in Iran, has set a record by preventing and foiling all airplane hijacking attempts in Iranian flights since its foundation in 1988.