Iran’s coverage: Iran calls for lifting of ‘unjust’ US sanctions at ICJ hearing in The Hague

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Iran hauls US before intl. court over ‘illegal’ sanctions

The International Court of Justice has begun hearing a lawsuit brought by Iran against new US sanctions ordered by the Trump administration.


President in a phone call with his French counterpart: Parties to JCPOA should boost efforts, transparency for saving it

Presidents of the Islamic Republic of Iran and France had a phone call and discussed bilateral, regional and international issues, stressing that they will make their best to further cement Tehran-Paris relations.


Iranian defense min.: Resistance, sacrifices made by ‘Holy Shrine Defenders’ curb foreign plots

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami praised the Holy Shrine Defenders as well as Syrian Army and people for their resistance and struggles to curb domination systems and their allies.


Turkey’s Erdogan to visit Iran on Sept. 7

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan will visit Iran on Sept 7, his office said on Monday, on a trip expected to include a three-way summit with Russian and Iranian leaders.


Int’l Conference of Hamedan kicks off in Iran

The International Conference of Hamedan as the “ACD Tourism Capital, 2018” started in this western Iranian provincial capital city on Monday.


S Korea to continue buying Iranian crude: envoy

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Iran said that his country will continue buying Iran’s oil based on prior agreements.


Iran, undisputed power in countering terrorism in region

Iranian foreign minister’s aide for political affairs Hussein Qaribi says Iran is the undisputed power in countering terrorism in the whole region.


Iran has full control of Persian Gulf and Strait of Hormuz – Revolutionary guards chief

Earlier, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) held large-scale military drills in the Persian Gulf. The IRGC said they were ready to disrupt other countries’ oil shipments through the strait if Iran’s own exports were impeded.

EU prevents Iran-Berlin escalation by quick reaction to US sanctions on Tehran

Europe has managed to prevent the situation around Iran from further escalation owing to its quick and proper reaction to the recently reintroduced US sanctions on Tehran, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday.


Asian Games: Heavy weightlifter Salimi earns Iran’s 16th gold medal

Iran’s Behdad Salimi from Iran claimed a gold medal in the weightlifting men’s +105 kg on Monday.