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Liberation of Syria from terrorists to boost regional security: Iran’s Defense Minister

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami praised recent victories of the Syrian government and allied forces against foreign-backed terrorists and said liberation of the Arab country from them will help promote security in the Middle East.


6.1-magnitude quake in western Iran kills 3, wounds 243

An earthquake has once again hit the Western Iranian province Kermanshah, killing at least three people and wounding over 200.


Iran’s economy minister loses vote of confidence

Iranian parliamentarians on Sunday gave a vote of no confidence to Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Massoud Karbasian, terminating the much-criticized minister’s term that had begun in August 2017.


Rouhani calls for immediate relief to quake-hit Kermanshah people

In a phone call with Interior Minister Rahmani Fazli and Kermanshah Governor General Houshang Bazvand, President Hassan Rouhani called for providing immediate relief and assistance to victims of the earthquake which hit Kermanshah province early hours of Sunday.

‘Americans are more focused on psychological warfare against Iran’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Americans always resort to psychological warfare, especially against Iranians and their international partners.


Turkey ready for transporting Iranian passengers after EU firms stop working

Turkish airlines voiced readiness to offer air transport services to Iranian passengers after European companies stopped working in the country.


US anti-Iran Senator dead

The hawkish US Senator John McCain who was a staunch opponent of Iran died at 81.


‘Iran willing to deepen ties with Qatar’: Rouhani

During a phone conversation with Emir of Qatar, President Rouhani stressed that Iran supports Doha against illegal sanctions, adding, “the Islamic Republic of Iran has always been willing to develop and deepen relations with Qatar as a friendly country in the region.”


Iran cryptocurrency document drafted

The draft of the document on the national Cryptocurrency has been prepared at the behest of President Hassan Rouhani, an official at the National Cyberspace Center said.


Iran female karateka bags silver at Asian Games

Iranian female karate fighter Taravat Khaksar in the weight category of -55kg received a silver medal at 2018 Asian Games which is underway in Jakarta.