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Enemies quit pinning hopes on military threats against Iran: Defense Minister

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said the enemies have become frustrated with the futility of threatening Iran with military action.


Iran condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan’s Balochistan

Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi denounced a terrorist attack on a border checkpoint in Pakistan’s Balochistan on Saturday.


Iranian foreign minister reiterates Tehran never sent arms to Houthis in Yemen

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has once again refuted allegations that Iran provides weapons to the Houthi movement in Yemen to support its struggle against the government.


Pres. Rouhani to submit next year’s budget bill to parl. in coming week

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will submit the budget bill for the next Iranian calendar year in 1398 (to start March 21, 2019) to the Parliament in coming week.


Resumption of Iran-China banking ties runs into snag: Official

Head of Iran-China Joint Chamber of Commerce said the banking transactions between Tehran and Beijing have not been still restarted due to a series of outstanding obstacles.

Leader has complete mastery over security, defense issues: Army chief

Commander of Iran’s Army Major General Seyed Abdolrahim Mousavi said Sunday that the Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has a complete mastery over defensive and security issues.


Iran urges consultations with Kazakhstan on regional security

In a congratulatory message to Kazakhstan on its National Day, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for constant consultations between Tehran and Astana to contribute to regional security and Islamic unity.


Iranian official leaves for Saudi Arabia to discuss next year Hajj

The head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization started an official visit to Saudi Arabia to hold talks with senior officials of the Arab country about ways to facilitate Iranian nationals’ pilgrimage during next year’s Hajj season.


Pakistan summons Iran envoy over militant attack near border

Pakistan has lodged a protest with Iran over the killing of six paramilitary troops who were ambushed by militants while patrolling the border.


Iranian experts conduct C-check of first Airbus delivered after JCPOA: Official

CEO of Iran Air Farzaneh Sharafbafi said the country’s aviation experts have managed to conduct the C-check of the first airliner purchased from Airbus after the coming into force of the 2015 nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).