Iran’s coverage: Palestinians to form government in Tel Aviv: Ayatollah Khamenei

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Leader: Palestine’s ultimate victory to occur in the “not too distant future”

Mr. Ziad al-Nakhala– secretary general of the Islamic Jihad movement in Palestine– and his entourage met with Ayatollah Khamenei, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution, today morning December 31, 2018.


Intelligence forces dismantle corruption ring

Intelligence forces in Kurdistan province have dismantled a criminal ring involved in taking advantage of government’s foreign currency reserves, according to a statement by Intelligence Ministry on Monday.

Afghan Taliban arrived in Tehran, started negotiations: foreign ministry

Taliban representatives from Afghanistan arrived in Tehran on Sunday and started peace negotiations with Iran, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said.


IRGC to equip boats with stealth, missile systems: Cmdr

The fast boats of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) will be upgraded to become stealth and equipped with missiles, Rear Admiral Ali-Reza Tangsiri told the Islamic republic News Agency.

Rouhani calls for formation of a committee to investigate causes of bus crash

The Council of Ministers convened on Sunday evening in a session that was chaired by President Hassan Rouhani and discussed the causes of the tragic bus crash at Islamic Azad University’s Science and Research Branch.

Iran to appoint 2 new female ambassadors

Iranian government is expected to appoint two females as ambassadors to foreign countries.

No decision enforceable in region without Iran’s will: Deputy judiciary chief

Today no decision can be enforced in the region without the will and effective presence of Iran, Cultural Deputy of Iran’s Judiciary chief Hojjatoleslam Hadi Sadeqi said on Sunday.


EU lacks power to counter US pressures: Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi criticized the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), saying they have shown to lack enough ability to counter US pressures.


Rouhani sends New Year’s greetings to world leaders

President Hassan Rouhani on Monday sent separate messages of congratulations to the world leaders and all Christians on the start of the year 2019.


Iran, Syria explore facilitation of bilateral banking transactions

In a meeting between Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Governor Abdolnaser Hemmati and Syrian Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Mohammad Samer al-Khalil in Tehran on Monday, the two sides investigated the ways to facilitate banking transactions between Iran and Syria, CBI website published.