Iran’s coverage: Iran to maintain advisory role in Syria despite US’ demands to withdraw

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Top official: Iran to maintain role in Syria, support resistance

Iran’s top security official says the country will maintain its advisory role in Syria and continue support for resistance groups after the US demanded that Tehran put a halt to those activities.


Iran’s top diplomat to visit India Sunday

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is to visit the Indian capital on Sunday night at the head of a high-ranking politico-economic delegation.


Iran can resume 20-percent enrichment in 2-3 days: Official

An Iranian nuclear official says the Islamic Republic is able to resume the enrichment of uranium to the 20-percent purity level within a maximum of two or three days.


Iranian MPs urge firm response to UAE stances

A group of Iranian lawmakers have urged the administration not to remain silent on the opportunistic stances of the United Arab Emirates and its backing for US hostile policies against Tehran, warning that they will take legal action to review ties with the sheikdom, an MP said.


Iran oil exports unfazed despite US quitting deal

“Iran’s crude oil exports is continuing as before, and now stand at roughly 2.5 million barrels per day,” said the CEO of the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC), referring to US walkout of the nuclear deal.


50 MPs sign motion to pass Leader’s JCPOA conditions into law

Fifty Iranian lawmakers have signed a motion to pass into law the conditions set by Leader Ayatollah Khamenei for the continued implementation of the JCPOA following the US withdrawal.

Majlis speaker: MPs review banking system reform

Members of Parliament discussed reforming banking system and the independence of the Central Bank of Iran, Majlis (Iranian Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani said.

Spokesman: US, Israel resort to terrorists to foment insecurity in Iran

Iran’s Judiciary Spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Eje’i warned that the US and Israel are using the terrorist groups, including Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, also known as the MEK, PMOI and NCRI), to stir insecurity in Iran.


Zarif: US new strategy toward Iran to make America more isolated

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the US new strategies toward Iran will make the country more isolated.

Iranians turn out en masse for veteran actor’s funeral

Thousands of Iranians have attended a funeral ceremony on Sunday to bid farewell to the Iranian actor, director and producer Nasser Malek-Motiei, who passed away in Tehran yesterday.