Iran’s coverage: Iranian top diplomat says US will never again overthrow government in Tehran

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FM Zarif: US ‘dreams of doing the same’ on Iran coup anniversary

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has hit out at the US for setting up a team to coordinate its pressure campaign on Iran, saying it is yet another plot to topple the Iranian government.

Iranian actor Entezami laid to rest

Celebrated Iranian actor Ezzatollah Entezami was laid to rest after a crowded funeral service here in Tehran on Sunday.


Iran to unveil new fighter jet; developing missiles remain top priority: Defense min.

Iran’s defense minister says the country will continue to focus efforts on developing missile capabilities and will next week unveil a new fighter jet on the National Defense Industry Day on August 22.


Some countries after politicizing OPEC: envoy

Iran’s permanent envoy to Vienna-based intl. organizations said that some countries misuse OPEC to further their own political aims.


Islamabad keen on carrying out IP pipeline

The spokesperson of Pakistan’s Foreign Office said the country is determined to implement international energy projects especially the gas pipeline from Iran to Pakistan (IPC) and the Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India Pipeline (TAPI) project.


Veep stress planning based on ‘neither war, nor negotiation’ policy

First Vice President Es’hagh Jahangiri said Iran will continue cooperation with five remaining signatories to the JCPOA, adding “we must plan based on ‘neither war, nor negotiation’ policy of the Leader of Islamic Revolution.


Hakim: Iraq’s special ties with Iran should be taken into account

Leader of the Iraqi National Wisdom Movement Ammar Hakim warned Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIS, Brett McGurk that other countries should take into account Iraq’s relations with neighbors, particularly Iran.

Iran reiterates need for Europe’s practical steps on JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined once again that EU needs to adopt practical measures to ensure continued merits for Iran to keep Tehran under the 2015 nuclear deal, stressing that political stances are not enough.


Iran has good relations with Turkey: Tehran

Iran has good relations with Turkey, Iranian Defense Minister General Amir Hatami said on Aug. 19.

Iran easing entry rules: Tourists will skip passport border stamps – Reports

Iranian authorities will introduce protectionist measures to support the nation’s tourism industry in the wake of unilateral US sanctions on Iran, Mehr news agency reported Saturday.