Iran’s coverage: With a storm sweeping the world, now hitting France, Iran remains safe thanks to Islam: Supreme Leader

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With a storm sweeping the world, now hitting France, Iran remains safe thanks to Islam

In the face of a storm that is sweeping the world, afflicting this region– one that has now reached to France– Iran is on board a safe ship and continues to powerfully sail on this path, thanks to Islam and the Progeny of the Prophet Muhammad (pbut).


Rouhani calls for transferring sea waters to central Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran enjoys considerable reserves of water in both north and south of the country which need to be used.


CNPC suspends investment in Iran’s South Pars after US pressure: sources

China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) has suspended investment in Iran’s South Pars natural gas project in response to U.S. pressure and to minimize tensions amid trade talks between Beijing and Washington, three Chinese state oil executives said.


Iran airlines need 500 planes, official mulls Sukhoi: reports

Iran needs some 500 planes and would likely back buying the Sukhoi Superjet 100 if Russia is willing to sell them to its airlines, Iranian news agencies reported the country’s top civil aviation official as saying on Wednesday.


Iran, Azerbaijan sign cooperation border security pact

Top Iranian and Azeri border guard commanders on Tuesday signed a cooperation document in the field of border security.


Safavi warns of new US, Israeli plots in region

Top Military Aide to the Iranian Leader Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi said that the United States and Israeli regime may be devising new plots in the region.


Air force commander: Iran first country to aid Iraq in combat against ISIL

Iraqi Air Force Commander General Hamid al-Maliki underlined that Iran was the first country which helped Iraq in the war on the ISIL terrorist group, criticizing the US for its delay in sending military aid.


Unjust sanctions have negative impact on health of Iranian people: Minister

Health Minister blasted the US for imposing unilateral and unjust sanctions against the Iranian nation which will adversely influence the people’s health.


OPEC offsets Iran oil loss, sees lower 2019 demand

OPEC said on Wednesday it had offset a drop in sanctions-hit Iranian oil exports and lowered the 2019 forecast of demand for its crude, underlining the challenge the producer group faces to prevent a glut even after last week’s decision to trim output.


EU ensuring Iran on starting SPV mechanism in 3 weeks

EU officials are reiterating in contacts with Iranian officials that they would start using the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) mechanism in coming weeks, President Rouhani’s chief of staff said on Wednesday.