Iran’s coverage: Iran police make 10 arrests in connection with Chabahar terror attack

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Iran detains 10 in relation to Chabahar terror attack

Ten people have been arrested in relation to the terrorist attack that took place in the port city of Chabahar, southern Iran, on December 6.


Iran Supreme Leader urges currency boost: central bank

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has “ordered” the central bank to boost the value of rial, the bank’s governor said on Saturday, after a months-long plunge in the currency due to a faltering economy and U.S. sanctions.


Relations with Iran not under influence of others: Iraqi PM

Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi said relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran are within the framework of the national interests of the two countries and are not affected by the will and pressure of others.


Iran delegation meets with North Korean parl. official

Iranian Parliamentary Friendship delegation, headed by Alaeddin Boroujerdi, met and held talks with North Korean parliamentary official Ri Su-yong in Pyongyang on Saturday.


Iranian economic corruptor death sentence approved

Iran’s judiciary spokesman announced that the death sentence of Hamid Baqeri Darmani was approved by the Supreme Court for bribery and fraud which was issued in the lower court.


Iran-Oman trade sees 50% rise

Iran’s trade with Oman reached $870 million during the seven months since the beginning of the current Iranian year (March 21-October 22) to register a 50.77% upsurge compared with the similar period of last year, according to Iran’s commercial attaché to the Sultanate.


Iran fully backs UN mission for peace in Yemen: Spokesman

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said the country has announced its “full support” for the United Nations’ efforts for ending the protracted war on Yemen.


Germany, France reportedly agree on hosting Iran-EU trade mechanism

France and Germany have agreed on hosting a Special Purpose Vehicle to keep trade between Iran and the European Union alive, a German weekly has cited diplomatic circles as confirming.


Iran, China resume banking ties: source

An informed source at the Iran-China Chamber of Commerce said Sat. that Tehran and Beijing have resumed banking ties after an Iranian bank started to broker money transfer between the two countries.


Iran, Russia expanding ties in all fields: Ambassador

Tehran-Moscow relations have increased in all fields and both countries will continue the trend, said Iran’s ambassador to Russia.