Iran’s coverage: UNSC meeting a ‘Foreign Policy Blunder’ for Trump: Zarif

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Zarif: UNSC rules out US ‘blunder’ meddling attempts

The United Nations Security Council has dismissed US blatant attempts to intervene in internal affairs of other countries, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday.


More rallies held in Iran to denounce violence

People have turned out on the streets in separate cities across Iran for a fourth straight day to express support for the Islamic establishment and denounce the violence that was staged in recent protests.

‘US lacks moral, political credibility in whole world’

Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo presented a speech in a briefing session on the situation in Iran before the UN Security Council where he stated that the US lacks moral and political credibility in the eyes of the world.


Iran to hold conference on Makran coasts

Tehran will host a conference on development of Makran, a stretch of coast southeast of Iran emerging as a major naval base and commercial hub of maritime trade, the Iranian defense minister announced.


Recent riots in Iran plotted in Erbil: Rezaie

Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council and Mohsen Rezaei, , said that the recent riots in Iran were the result of a joint operation of Saddam’s loyalists, MKO members, US, Saudi Arabia, and Barzanis.


Tillerson eyes fix to keep US in Iran deal

The Trump administration is working with key lawmakers on a legislative fix that could enable the United States to remain in the Iran nuclear deal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in an interview with The Associated Press on Friday.


Lawmakers, top security officials to consult on Iran protests

At the Parliament’s request, Iranian ministers of intelligence and interior as well as the Secretary of Supreme National Security Council will attend a Parliamentary session on Sunday to discuss the recent Iran protests.

Iranian air defense system passes initial tests: Commander

Iran’s homegrown missile defense system ‘Bavar-373’ has successfully passed all initial tests, a military commander said.


US House of Representatives to hold vote next week on protests in Iran

The US House of Representatives will hold a vote next Tuesday to express its support for the protesters against the government in Iran, US Congressman and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy said in a press release.

Iran, Georgia gas export deal still honored: Tehran says

A senior Iranian gas official says Tehran still honors a gas deal it signed with Georgia back in 2016.