Iran’s coverage: Iran Leader urges “Decisive Decisions” to settle economic difficulties

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Leader calls for practical measures to rein in economic woes

Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei called for practical and serious measures to solve the country’s major economic issues, including those related to banking system, employment, inflation and liquidity.

Boosting ties with Turkey Iran’s priority: Interior minister

Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli highlighted Tehran’s resolve to develop relations with Ankara in all areas.


Baghdad, KRG must act against anti-Iran groups: Top General

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri put the onus on the Iraqi government and the Kurdistan Regional Government to take action against anti-Iranian groups stationed along the border areas.


Russia: US withdrawal from JCPOA shortsighted move

Director of the Russian Foreign Ministry Department for Non-Proliferation and Arms Control Vladimir Yermakov on Wednesday slammed US exit from the 2015 nuclear deal as a shortsighted move.


Donald Trump says US will ‘take care’ of countries that continue to buy oil from Iran after sanctions come into force

The US “will take care” of countries which defy its directive to bring their oil imports from Iran to zero by 4 November, President Donald Trump has warned, days after India announced that two of its firms have placed orders to import crude from the Persian Gulf nation.

IRGC chief: Israeli regime nearing its end

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) reaffirmed support for the battle against the Zionist regime of Israel, which he said is moving closer to its end.


Serbia abolishes visa-free travel with Iran over EU pressure

Serbia has abolished vise-free travel with Iran apparently in response to European Union pressure after the system was abused by migrants trying to reach the bloc.


OPEC hikes oil output in September as Iran’s production falls, demand outlook softens

Several OPEC members, led by Saudi Arabia and Libya, put enough new barrels on the market in September to offset a drop in production from Iran, where U.S. sanctions are whittling away at the nation’s crude exports, according to a monthly report.

Russia, IAEA confer on JCPOA

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov and Deputy Director General of IAEA Massimo Aparo have held a meeting in Moscow on Wednesday, discussing the Joint comprehensive Plan of Actions (JCPOA).

Int’l conference for promoting Persian literature kicks off in Shiraz

The southwestern Iranian city of Shiraz is hosting the 13th International Conference for the Promotion of Persian Language and Literature.