Iran’s coverage: Iran ready to confront US, ‘mercenary states’: President Rouhani

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Rouhani: Iran ready to confront US, ‘small mercenary states’

President Hassan Rouhani says the United States wants to cause insecurity in Iran with the help of “small mercenary states” in the region, but that the Islamic Republic is ready to confront them.

 

Death toll rises to 29 at Ahvaz military parade terror attack

According to the latest reports, death toll has risen to 29, with over 50 injured, in a terrorist attack carried out by armed assailants at a military parade in southwest city of Ahvaz.

 

President Rouhani heads to New York for 73rd UNGA session

President Hassan Rouhani left Tehran for New York on Sunday morning to attend the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) annual meetings.

OPEC and allies struggle to pump more oil as Iran supply falls

OPEC and its allies reduced oil output in August as a drop in Iranian supply due to U.S. sanctions derailed their attempts to raise production to agreed levels, delegates said on Saturday as the energy producers prepared to hold talks in Algiers.

 

Trump tweet biggest insult to US allies in ME: Iran

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zanganeh said US President Trump’s recent tweet on oil prices was the biggest insult to Washington’s allies in the Middle East.

IRGC vow vengeance against military parade attackers-statement

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards vowed on Sunday to take “deadly and unforgettable” vengeance against attackers at a military parade who killed 12 of their comrades and 13 others, in a statement carried by Iranian news agencies.

 

Larijani: Marauding powers cannot stand Iran’s independence

Touching upon the reasons behind Ahvaz terror attack, Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said that Saturday’s nationwide military parade demonstrated the power and independence of the country which marauding powers cannot tolerate.

Defense Minister: Iran to give tough response to terrorists

Iran’s defense minister, in response to the recent terrorist attack in Ahvaz, said that a harsh and surprising response is awaiting the terrorists.

 

Venezuela slams Iran deadly terror attack

Venezuela President Nicolás Maduro in a statement sympathized with bereaved families of the victims of terror attack in southwestern city of Ahvaz.

 

Boy wounded in Iran parade attack has died

Iran’s state TV has reported that a 4-year-old boy who was wounded during Saturday’s terror attack on a military parade in the city of Ahvaz has died at a hospital. Sunday’s report showed the deceased Mohammad Taha lying on his bed in an Ahvaz hospital.