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Iran says range of its land-to-sea missiles increased to 700 km: Fars

The range of Iranian land-to-sea ballistic missile has been increased to 700 km (435 miles), a senior military official said on Tuesday, as tensions rose between Iran and the United States over new sanctions.


Tehran, Doha determined to further deepen ties: President

Stating that Iran and Qatar are fully determined to develop relations, President said, “The Islamic Republic of Iran has always considered Qatar a friendly, brotherly country and we believe that closer ties between the two countries is beneficial for both nations and the region”.


Iran asks Pakistan to confront militants that kidnapped Iranian guards – state TV

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards asked Pakistan to tackle militants who kidnapped 14 Iranian security forces on Tuesday on their shared border.


President in a meeting with new Amb. of the Netherlands to Tehran: I hope ICJ’s interim ruling prevents US’ illegal acts

President described Iran-Netherlands relations long-standing and close, saying, “We are willing to deepen relations with the Netherlands in all fields, especially economy and banking”.


Avoid sanctions to balance oil market: Iran to Trump

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh advised US President Donald Trump to stop imposing sanctions on producing countries in order to balance the oil market.


Azerbaijan highway to link Baku to Iran’s border: President

Republic of Azerbaijan President said on Tuesday that a new transit road is being constructed that connects Astara to Iran’s border.


Iran’s Bavar-373 missile system has vertical launchers, commander confirms

An Iranian military official confirmed that Bavar-373, Iran’s homegrown long-range air defense missile system, is equipped with vertical launching systems (VLS).


Oil prices rise on signs Iranian oil exports are falling further in October

Oil prices rose on Tuesday on signs Iranian oil exports this month have fallen from September ahead of U.S. sanctions against Tehran that are set to start in November.


Jaberi Ansari, Omani FM talk Yemen war in Muscat

Hossein Jaberi Ansari, Senior Aide to Iranian Foreign Minister, met and held talks with Oman’s Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, Yusuf bin Alawi, on Tuesday in Muscat.

Six security layers arranged to ensure Arbaeen pilgrims’ safety: Iranian commander

Commander of the Special Unit of Iran’s Law Enforcement Force Brigadier General Hassan Karami said his forces would create six layers of security along the common borders with Iraq to ensure the safety of pilgrims during Arbaeen mourning ceremony later this month.