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Iran launches new destroyer in Persian Gulf

The Iranian Navy has launched a domestically-built destroyer in the southern port city of Bandar Abbas.


Defense minister rejects US allegation of Iran arms support for Yemen

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami dismissed as a lie Washington’s allegation that the Islamic Republic is supplying arms to Yemen, saying that Tehran only provides spiritual support for the Arabian Peninsula country.

Putin reiterates support for JCPOA in G20 Summit

Russian President Vladimir Putin reaffirmed support for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) during G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Friday.


German court rules in favor of Iranian bank

A court in Germany has ordered Deutsche Telekom, a partly state-owned telecom provider, to reactivate phone and internet service for the Hamburg branch of Bank Melli Iran.

Saudis plotting for sabotage activities in Iran

In a letter to the UN Security Council, Iran’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Es’hagh Al Habib said Saudis are plotting to wage sabotage activities in Iran, urging the international community to stop them.

Iran slams US adverse role in failure of OPCW Review Conf.

Iran in an address to the OPCW 4th Review Conference has condemned the US destructive polices in violation of all international agreements, saying Washington is not fit to object to the decisions of OPCW member states.


Iran skirts US sanctions and finalises oil-for-goods deal with South Korea; official hints at joint fund between countries’ central banks

Iran said Saturday it had finalised a deal with South Korea to trade oil for goods, skirting renewed US sanctions.


IRGC, Army coop. ensures security of region: Mousavi

Commander of Iran’s Army Major General Seyed Abdolrahim Mousavi said that cooperation between Iran’s Army and IRGC foils the plots of enemies and ensures the security of the region.

US official: Military action on the table against Iran

The Trump administration says military action against Iran could be possible should US sanctions against the country fail to curb Tehran from threatening Washington’s interests.


Iranian flights still running despite fuel limitations

Despite the fact that US sanctions have brought about problems and limitations for supplying fuel for Iranian aircraft, but flights are still running, Chief Executive of Iran Civil Aviation Organization said.