Iran’s coverage: US relocating Daesh to Afghanistan to justify military presence in region: Leader

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Those created Daesh seeking to relocate it to Afghanistan: Ayatollah Khamenei

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei highlighted the US role in the emergence of Daesh (also known as ISIS or ISIL) terrorists in the Middle East and said those who created the criminal group are seeking to move it to Afghanistan.

Iranian FM Zarif dismisses US anti-Iran allegations

Iranian Foreign Minister in a message rejected US accusations against Iran on arming the Houthis in Yemen.


Jaberi Ansari meets with China’s special envoy for Syria in Sochi

On the sidelines of the Syria talks in Sochi, Russia, Iranian FM’s Special Assistant in Political Affairs met and talked with China’s special envoy for Syria Xie Xiaoyan.


Iran, UN sign MoU to open APDIM office in Tehran

Iran’s Head of the Plan and Budget Organization Mohammad-Baqer Nobakht and UN Under Secretary General Shamshad Akhtar signed an MoU on establishing Asian and Pacific Centre for the Development of Disaster Information Management (APDIM) office in Tehran.


Iran will remain committed to JCPOA as long as EU continues to do so

Head of Strategic Council on Foreign Relations Kamal Kharrazi said on Monday that as long as Europe remains committed to JCPOA and economic activities are in place, Iran will also comply with the deal.


Iranians’ bank accounts problems in China removed: CBI official

China has reopened Iranian nationals’ bank accounts in spite of US pressures on the Chinese banks to find out identities of their customers, a senior Iranian economic official announced on Tuesday.


‘Not too far-fetched’ to see Bahraini King’s nationality revoked

Iranian official Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Mon. that it would not be too far-fetched if the nationality of Bahraini King was revoked seeing how outsiders and extremist rulers have taken control of the country’s internal affairs.


Iran lifts ban on registration for imports of rice

Iran has lifted ban on registration for imports of rice for five months, the customs administration announced in a statement published by the Fars news agency on Tuesday.


Iran’s oil minister says Pakistan not cooperating on gas pipeline

Iran’s Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says Pakistan is not cooperating on the construction of a much-delayed pipeline to pump natural gas to the country.

NIOC reviews Wintershall proposal for developing Iran oilfield

Germany’s energy major, Wintershall, has submitted its proposal for developing Iran’s Dehloran Oilfield to National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), which is now studying the plan.