Palestinians say truce reached with Israel to end deadly escalation
Palestinian leaders in the Gaza Strip announced a cease-fire with Israel on Monday to end a deadly escalation in violence that threatened to widen into a fourth war between them since 2008.
Media:Iran may scale down on nuclear deal commitments
President Hassan Rouhani is expected to announce new decisions in response to the US unilateral sanctions on Iran and its “hostile acts” on the first anniversary of America’s withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal, Iranian media reported on Monday.
Pilot says lightning caused deadly Russian crash landing
The pilot of a Russian passenger plane that erupted in a ball of fire on the runway of Moscow’s busiest airport, killing 41 people, said lightning led to the emergency landing.
US says sending ‘strike group’ to Middle East, but ‘is not seeking war’ with Iran
The United States is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in a “clear and unmistakable” message to Iran, declared John Bolton, the hawkish US national security advisor.
Zarif: Iran, Niger have great potentials for expansion of ties
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran and Niger have great potentials for expansion of relations.
Iranian MP: Baghdadi video aims to justify US military presence in region
Publishing a propaganda video featuring Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the Daesh terrorist group ringleader, after five years has given rise to speculations over the reasons for the move and the terrorist group’s fate.
IRNA condemns Israeli attack on Anadolu office in Gaza
Managing Director of Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) Seyyed Zia Hashemi condemned a recent Israeli airstrike on the office of Turkish Anadolu Agency in the Gaza Strip.
China reiterates support for Iran nuclear deal
China on Monday commended Iran’s fulfillment of its obligations under the 2015 nuclear deal and said it would continue to maintain and carry out the deal with relevant parties.
India considering new bank to facilitate trade with Iran
Indian Ambassador to Teh-ran Gaddam Dharmendra said India is considering a new bank besides UCO bank for undertaking trade with Iran, IRIB reported. The ambassador made the remarks in a meeting with the Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Indus-tries, Mines and Agriculture (ICCIMA) Gholam-Hossein Shafei on Sunday.
Iranian, Chinese universities plan to open joint innovation tech offices
The University of Tehran’s science and technology park and China’s Yunnan University plan to establish joint offices at the universities in the near future, Mehr reported on Monday.
Islamic Jihad debuts new missile with attack on Israel, pledges bigger surprises
The al-Quds Brigades, the armed wing of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement, has unveiled its latest domestic missile by firing it at targets in the Israeli occupied territories.
Blackwater training Daesh terrorists in Iraq, eyeing Syria
The notorious U.S. mercenary firm Blackwater hasreturned to Iraq, a Leba-nese newspaper says, with the private company currently training defeated Daesh terrorists at a base near Baghdad.
Veteran Iranian artists get lifetime awards
The Iranian Theater Forum hon-ored eight veteran artists for their lifetime achievements during the closing ceremony of the Iran Theater Week at the Milad Tower on Sunday.
There’s zero possibility of U.S. war on Iran: MP
Alaeddin Boroujerdi, a veteran lawmaker who served as deputy foreign minister in the 1980 and 1990s, has said that Iran has many military capabilities and there is zero possibility that United States start a war on Iran.
Iran, Kyrgyzstan hold political talks in Tehran
Iran and Kyrgyzstan held their fourth round of political consulta-tions in Tehran on Saturday.
Tehran condemns Israeli attack on Gaza
Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned the Zionist regime’s attack on the Gaza Strip in the occupied Palestine.
Iran to respond to U.S. exit from nuclear deal on Wednesday
In a televised and radio program on Wednesday, President Hassan Rouhani will announce Iran’s retaliatory actions against the U.S. withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear deal, a source close to the supervisory board monitoring the JCPOA said on Monday.