Iran’s coverage: Iran starts mass-production of drones equipped with smart bombs

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Iran starts mass production of Mohajer 6 UCAV, Qaem smart guided bomb

Iranian Defense Ministry announced on Monday that it has started mass production of Mohajer-6 advanced drone capable of carrying precision-guided projectiles.

Man shot down after trying to enter Iran President’s office with machete

Iranian security forces have shot at and wounded a man who was trying to illegally enter the Iranian president’s office while carrying a machete and wearing a shroud.


Minister denies Iran oil-for-arms barter deals

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh strongly denied any oil-for-arms deals by Iran with another country, saying such claims are a mere lie.


UNHCR thanks Iran for facilitating education for Afghan children

Head of the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) in Iran thanked Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei for ordering the Iranian officials to provide education for the Afghan children.


President Rouhani: Iran cannot be indifferent to air pollution

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that people cannot live with air pollution and ‘we cannot be indifferent to the problem.’


Iran, Russia, Syria, Iraq stress cooperation against Daesh, other terror groups

‘Iran, Russia, Iraq, and Syria quadrilateral center of intelligence’ in a meeting here emphasized the continuation and strengthening of combat against Daesh and other terror groups.


Trump flogging dead horse: Iran top security official

Iran won’t let sanctions be re-imposed and US Presidents Donald Trump is ‘flogging a dead horse’, said the Secretary of the Iran’s National Security Council reacting to Trump’s remarks against the 2015 nuclear deal.


Number of flights over Iran’s sky tripled: Commander

The number of flights crossing Iran’s sky has increased by three times over the past years thanks to the country’s airspace security, said the Commander of the Iranian Army’s Khatam al-Anbia Air Defence Base.


Iran not informed about EU’s JCPOA work group: FM spox

Iran has no knowledge about a European troika working group concerning the 2015 nuclear deal or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), said the spokesman of the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday.


FM Zarif to address people on TV tonight

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to appear on the national TV at 22:45 pm local time (19:15 GMT) on Monday to address Iranian people.