Iran’s coverage: World must confront US threats to global order, Iran tells UN

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Iran UN envoy urges int’l swift reaction to US threats

Iran’s UN envoy has called US withdrawal from the Iran Deal and re-imposition of sanctions against the country a serious threat against the UN Charter urging the international community to take a decisive reaction against Washington’s threats.


ICJ hears Iran arguments in asset freeze case against US

The UN’s top court hears Iran’s arguments against the United States in a new showdown between the two sides over the freezing by Washington of billions of dollars worth of Iranian assets , just days after the tribunal handed Tehran a victory in a separate case.


Participants at Eurasian meeting opposed US unilateralism

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said representatives of participating countries at the 3rd meeting of Speakers of Eurasian Countries’ Parliaments in Turkey censured US’ unilateralism and deemed it detrimental to global security.


Iran among top seven powers in military drone industry: Top General

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri says the country has made such a big progress in the military drone industry that it is now among top seven powers across the globe.


Serbia Parliament speaker stresses closer ties with Iran

The president of the National Assembly of Serbia, in a meeting on Wednesday with her Iranian counterpart Ali larijani, emphasized deepening of relations and enhancing cooperation between Iran and the east European nation.


Gen. Soleimani offers condolences over passing of Imad Mughniyeh’s mother

Iranian Quds Force’s Commander Ghasem Soleimani has expressed sympathy and condolences to the Secretary General of Hezbollah Seyed Hassan Nasrollah over passing of the late Imad Mughniyeh’s mother.


Iran’s Para Asian medal tally hits 65

Iranian sports squad have snatched 65 medals so far in Asian Para Games 2018 held in Jakarta, Indonesia.


Iran names ambassadors to China, India

Without giving their names, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has said that Iran’s new ambassadors to China and New Delhi have been appointed.


Larijani: Some trying to disrupt Iran-Iraq ties

Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Tuesday that some tries to disrupt friendly ties between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Iraq, but to no avail.


Top oil traders say Iran sanctions hitting harder than expected

Sanctions on Iranian oil exports are hitting much harder than most people predicted as the Trump administration takes a tough line on enforcement, said executives from the world’s largest energy traders.