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Iran’s coverage: US troops ‘wrong from start, source of tension’: Iran

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:


US presence in region always a destabilizing factor: spox

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ghasemi reacted to the US’ announcement on withdrawing troops from Syria, saying Washington’s presence in the region is always a destabilizing factor.


Iran executes another economic saboteur in Tehran

Another man has been executed in the Iranian capital on charges of economic corruption on Saturday as part of the country’s efforts to stem recent financial turmoil.

IRGC concludes military drill in southern Iran

A large-scale war game the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force had staged in the Persian Gulf came to an end with the fulfillment of all objectives.


CBI has full control over the currency market: Official

Central Bank of Iran (CBI) retains its current policies on controlling the currency exchange market based on the experts’ viewpoints and the economic realities of the society, said CBI head.


IRGC chief: Iran’s military power is for deterrence

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari said Iran’s military power is meant to deter the threats.


Rezaei says EU-promised SPV to only meet food, medical needs

The Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei believes that the financial mechanism that the EU has promised Iran to continue trade under US sanctions will only meet needs for medicine and foodstuff.

Germany to bar Iran’s US-sanctioned Mahan Air: Bild

Germany is to ban flights in and out of the country by Iran’s Mahan Air, which is under U.S. sanctions over allegations it ferries troops and supplies into Syria in support of President Bashar al-Assad, a newspaper reported on Friday.


IRGC vows to continue missile tests, research more actively than ever

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says it will continue its missile tests and research more actively than ever in defiance of the US pressure and sanctions.


India to continue Iranian oil imports via rupees: envoy

India’s ambassador Saurabh Kumar said on Saturday that his country will continue importing Iranian oil with the help of the new payment mechanism agreed between the two sides.

Albania has no embassy or diplomatic office in Iran: FM spox

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said Albania has no diplomatic or consular office in Iran, but we expressed our protest to Albanian officials through other channels on Thursday.