Iran’s coverage: Leader urges unity in face of all-out economic, media war on Iran

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Leader: Enemies waging economic, media war on Iran to disappoint nation

 Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says enemies of Iran have unleashed an all-out economic and media war against Iran with the aim of creating “despair” and “pessimism” among people.

Iran: Growing unilateralism threatening world peace

Iran’s Ambassador to the United Nations Gholam Ali Khoshroo decried the growing resort to unilateralism by “a certain power” as a major threat to world peace and security.

Leader receives members of Assembly of Experts

 Members of the Assembly of Experts met and held talks with Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei on Thursday.

Putin to hold bilateral talks with Erdogan, Rouhani, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Russian President Vladimir Putin will hold bilateral talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran on September 7 on sidelines of the Syria summit, Putin’s aide Yuri Ushakov told reporters on Wednesday.

Trump not concerned with meeting Rouhani, says Iran in ‘turmoil’

 U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he remained open to the possibility of talks between Washington and Tehran, but said Iran was in turmoil and struggling to survive.

U.S., India in ‘very detailed’ talks about halting Iran oil imports: State Department official

The United States and India are engaged in “very detailed conversations” over Washington’s request to completely stop India’s oil imports from Iran, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Thursday.

Iran to enrich uranium beyond previous levels if nuclear deal fails: Official

A senior Iranian nuclear energy official says Tehran is ready to enrich uranium beyond previous levels in case the remaining parties to the country’s 2015 nuclear agreement fail to salvage it.

Iran: US abusing UNSC to divert attention from Israeli violations of intl. law

 Iran has censured US President Donald Trump’s latest decision to chair a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting against the Islamic Republic, saying such a meeting is meant to divert the world’s attention from American and Israeli violations of international law and the very same Council’s resolutions.

Iran’s parliament speaker expects final decision on Idlib to be made at Tehran summit

Speaker of Iran’s Majlis (parliament) Ali Larijani has said he hopes that the final decision on the situation in Syria’s Idlib will be made at the summit in Tehran on September 7.

Iran’s defense ministry opens magnet motor factory

The Iranian Defense Ministry on Thursday inaugurated a plant mass-producing permanent magnet motors for non-military industries.