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Iran passes amendment bill on combating money laundering

The Expediency Council has passed the final verdict on the amendment bill on combating money laundering, endorsing the FATF-related bill on Saturday.


Official: Selling oil at top of Iran priority list

Iran’s deputy oil minister for trade and international affairs says despite US pressure, the number of potential oil customers of the Iranian oil has increased significantly due to “a competitive market and greed of more profits.”

Tests concluded, Iran prepares for launching of satellites

Iran’s telecommunications minister said Saturday his country’s three new satellites have successfully passed pre-launch tests.


Ghasemi slams Hunt’s remarks as meddling in Iran’s internal affairs

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ghasemi has censured the “hasty”, “meddlesome” and “untrue” remarks by UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt concerning the case of Nazanin Zaghari.


15 Kosar jets to join Iran Air Force in 3 years: cmdr.

Commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF) said Saturday that 15 home-made Kosar jets will be delivered to the force during the next three years.


Enemy dreams not to come true: Iran economy minister

Enemy dreams against Iran will not get realized, Iranian economy minister said on Friday.


Iranian nation, Establishment defeat US, Israel in economic, psychological warfare

The Special Assistant to the Speaker of the Iranian Parliament for International Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Iranian nation and Establishment defeated US and Israel in their economic and psychological war against the Islamic Republic.


China calls for full implementation of Iran nuclear deal

Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday urged all sides of Iranian nuclear deal to be bound to their obligations.


Iranian MP: Talks with Pakistan for release of hostages in progress

An Iranian parliamentarian said consultations between Tehran and Islamabad are under way to secure the release of the Iranian border guards who were kidnapped by Pakistani-based terrorists in October.


Dep. FM Araghchi arrives in Kabul

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araghchi arrived in the Afghan capital Kabul this morning to confer over a host of bilateral and regional issues.