Iran’s coverage: UNSC meeting on Iran new fiasco for Washington: President Rouhani

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US shamed itself by targeting Iran at UNSC: President Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani says the United States shamed itself by trying to target the Islamic Republic at a UN Security Council (UNSC) meeting it had called on the recent events inside Iran.

2nd Tehran Security Conf. kicks off

The 2nd Tehran Security Conference on challenges facing regional security in West Asia has opened in the Iranian capital on Mon. morning with over 200 Iranian and foreign political dignitaries in attendance.


Iran: Saudi, US, Israel fanning flames of regional tensions

Iran says Saudi Arabia, the United States, and Israel are fanning the flames of regional crises through their interventionist policies and invasive actions.


Iranian oil tanker still on fire: Diplomat

The fire of the Iranian oil tanker collided with a Chinese vessel in East China coast on Saturday night has not yet been extinguished, Iran’s consul general in Shanghai said.

Iran calls for promotion of banking ties with Chile

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met the first Chilean ambassador to Tehran since the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran.


Iran bans English in primary schools – Reports

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has reportedly said that early learning of the English language paves the way for the West’s “cultural invasion” of Iran.


Iraqi Kurdistan Region underlines good ties with Iran

Prime Minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region Nechirvan Barzani after a meeting with a delegation from Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) in Sulaymaniyah on Sunday denied Erbil’s interference in protests in Iran and announced that Iran is one of the most important neighbors of Iraq.


FM dismisses talks with EU officials on recent unrests in Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif rejected Israeli media reports claiming that the EU is due to invite him for talks on the recent protests and unrest in Iran, stressing that any negotiations will focus on the 2015 nuclear deal.


All options on table for Iran on nuclear deal: FM Spox

If the US statesmen make a mistake about the nuclear agreement, Iran’s reaction will make them regret it, said the spokesman of the Iranian Foreign Ministry on Monday.

Iran holds rallies for 6th straight day in support of Islamic establishment

Iranians have staged demonstrations in several cities and towns for the sixth consecutive day to reiterate their support for the Islamic establishment and decry the recent wave of riots that hit some parts of the country.