Iran’s coverage: Japan prime minister plans to meet with Iranian president on the sidelines of U.N. meeting in New York

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Abe planning talks with Iranian President Rouhani in Sept.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is planning to have talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani later this month in New York following the reinstatement of sanctions against the Middle Eastern country by the United States, a Japanese government source said Sunday.


France says has boosted security of Iran embassy in Paris

The French embassy in Tehran said the European country has taken some measures to increase the security of the Iranian embassy in Paris after it was attacked by a group of individuals affiliated to the Komala terrorist grouplet.

IRGC using new generation of laser-guided missiles in fighter jets

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) is using a new generation of laser-guided missiles, named Bina-2, to hit enemy targets from warplanes.


Turkey to continue Iran gas exports despite US sanctions

Omid Shokri Kalehsar, a senior energy security analyst, told Mehr News that Turkey will continue to import natural gas from Iran despite US’ sanctions targeting Iran’s oil sector.


Pakistan vows commitment to IP gas pipeline project

According to Pakistani Federal Petroleum Minister Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Islamabad is fully committed to implement Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project without any foreign pressure.


No looming war threatens Iran: Top commander

The commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force assured people that the country was facing no threat and no war was looming.


Iran-Turkey to establish joint bank to promote trade ties

The head of Iran-Turkey business council proposed the establishment of a joint bank in line with the agreements on bilateral trading between the two neighboring nations using national currencies.


Sanctions against Iran airliner meant as warning: Washington

The Spokesperson for the United States Department of State, repeating anti-Iranian remarks, has said the US Treasury Department’s move to blacklist the Iranian airliner Mahan Air is a warning.

Over 30 suspected of Iranian consulate torching arrested in Iraqi Basra – MP

Protests in Iraq’s second largest city, caused by a shortage in water supplies, started during the summer and resumed in September, resulting in several deaths and a curfew being imposed.


Commander vows tougher responses to anti-revolutionary groups

A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps warned that any aggressive move against Iran will receive a response even tougher than the recent missile strikes on the KDP-I terrorist group.