Iran’s coverage: IRGC chief warns transregional powers in 2000km reach

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IRGC chief highlights Iran’s missile capabilities

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari warned the enemies of Iran’s missile capabilities, saying the country has a stockpile of projectiles that are capable of hitting targets within a range of 2,000 kilometers with pinpoint accuracy.


Iranophobic plot, part of blame game to conceal terror support in Mideast, says Iran foreign ministry

Iran has dismissed recent accusations by the Arab Ministerial Quartet Committee, saying the claims are in line with “Iranophobic” plots aimed at diverting global attention from the real perpetrators of war and supporters of terrorism in the region.


Iran floats surplus oil as demand falls ahead of U.S. sanctions

Two tankers carrying Iranian condensate, a type of ultra-light oil, have been floating off the United Arab Emirates for about a month as demand for the oil fell ahead of U.S. sanctions.


Iran, Europe hold talks on Yemen, Syria crises in Brussels

A senior Iranian official has discussed the latest developments in the Middle East, particularly the ongoing crises in Yemen and Syria, with top European diplomats.

Iranians inspired by Imam Hussein in confrontation with US: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the nation will resist against the bullying US in the same way as Imam Hussein, the third Shia Imam, resisted against tyrant ruler of time Yazid, and they won’t cave into escalating pressure by Washington.

Russia expects IAEA to ensure implementation of Iran nuclear agreement

Russia expects the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to ensure stable implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on the Iranian nuclear program, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the Vienna-based international organizations Mikhail Ulyanov stated during the session of the IAEA board of governors.


Araghchi, Pres. Ghani confer on ways to overcome water shortage

Iranian Deputy FM Abbas Araghchi and Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani met in Kabul on Thu. to discuss ways to develop economic cooperation and confer on issues related to water shortage and climate change.


Eyeing reconstruction, Russia, Iran take centre stage at Syria expo

Companies from dozens of countries are showing their wares at the Damascus International Fair this week, but those from two in particular are getting special treatment — Russia and Iran.


Iran, Turkmenistan to boost mutual trade to $60b

Mahmoud Vaezi, the chief of staff of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, says Tehran and Ashgabat are seeking to upgrade the value of their mutual economic relations to $60 billion.


Mass funeral held in Tehran for unidentified martyrs

People in Iran’s capital of Tehran attended funeral processions for 135 unidentified martyrs whose bones have been recently unearthed 30 years after the end of the Iraqi imposed war on Iran.