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Iran tells EU to speed up efforts to save nuclear deal

Iran said on Monday that Europe should accelerate its efforts to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers that U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned in May.


Ayatollah Khamenei’s message to the Pilgrims of Hajj 2018

In the Name of God, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful. All Praise is due to Allah, and greetings upon His Messenger Al-Mustafa and upon his pure and righteous household, and the best of his companions.

National Security Advisor says without proof: Not just Russians, China, North Korea, Iran may target US elections

National Security Adviser John Bolton said Sunday that US officials are concerned about meddling in this fall’s midterm elections by China, Iran and North Korea, in addition to Russia, while declining to provide any evidence.

Iran sees no point to Rouhani-Trump summit after US withdrawal from JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that he saw no point in a meeting between Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his US counterpart Donald Trump after the latter’s decision to leave the Iranian nuclear deal.


Iran defense achievements disturbs enemies’ dreams

First Deputy Speaker of Islamic Parliament of Iran Masoud Pezeshkian, referring to a report by Iranian defense minister, said the country’s defense gains have thwarted the enemies’ plots.


China shifts to Iranian tankers to keep oil flowing amid U.S. sanctions – sources

Chinese buyers of Iranian oil are starting to shift their cargoes to vessels owned by National Iranian Tanker Co (NITC) for nearly all of their imports to keep supply flowing amid the re-imposition of economic sanctions by the United States.


Iran to Merkel: Missile program not for negotiations

Iran on Monday reminded German Chancellor Angela Merkel of its opposition to talks on its defense and missile programs.


Oil prices pause as traders eye Iran, China

Oil futures churned around the even mark on Monday as investors assessed their next move, after emerging-market and Chinese demand worries rippled through the market last week and handed oil prices their third weekly drop.


Iran condemns West’s double standard on human rights

Deputy head of Iran’s High Council for Human Rights Khosro Hakimi censured the politicizing of human rights and following double standard approaches towards Iran in this regard.

Russian defense firm expects Iran to show interest in Karakurt-class missile corvettes

The developers of Project 22800 ‘Karakurt’ missile corvettes expect a whole group of countries, including Iran, to display their interest in the warship’s export version, CEO of the Almaz Central Marine Design Bureau Alexander Shlyakhtenko told TASS on Monday.