Iran’s coverage: “Iran not pursuing war, but ready to counter any threat”: IRGC chief

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IRGC Chief: Middle East a potential field of fire for US

The growing aversion to the US across Muslim countries and the strong anti-American and anti-Israeli sentiments among the younger generation have turned the Middle East region into a tinderbox for the US, the commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said.


Iran’s envoy, Iraqi president discuss regional issues

Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi and Iraqi President Barham Salih in a meeting on Saturday discussed regional developments as well as the ways for de-escalating tensions.


Rouhani rules out possibility of negotiations, urges for unity amid pressure

President Hassan Rouhani says that Iran will never give in to bullying behavior, calling on the nation to keep their unity in the face of outside pressures.

Turkey calls for removal of trade barriers with Iran

Turkish ambassador to Iran stressed that if some of the obstacles imposed by Iran were to be removed, Turkish businessmen and investors would be keen to come to Iran.


Royal Mail restores Iran services: Tehran’s envoy to UK

Iran’s ambassador to the United Kingdom Hamid Baeidinejad has said that Britain’s top posting service company the Royal Mail has restored its operations to the destination of Iran.


Iranian envoy to Iraq warns US of any stupid move

Iranian Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi warned that any stupid measure by Washington will have disastrous consequences for them.


Iran, France envoys to Baghdad discuss regional developments

The Iranian and French ambassadors to Iraq met in Baghdad on Sunday to discuss regional developments.


Al-Jubeir repeats baseless accusations against Iran

Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Adel al-Jubeir made baseless accusations against Tehran at a Sunday press conference.

UK special forces join US strike group in Persian Gulf as tensions mount

BRITISH SPECIAL FORCES have been flown into the Middle East as part of a secret contingency operation to counter potential Iranian attacks on UK merchant shipping transiting the narrow waters of the Persian Gulf.


Indigenous firewall installed on industrial control systems: ICT min.

Iranian ICT Minister Jahromi said Sunday an indigenous firewall has been installed on the country’s industrial control systems under the Siemens brand to repel cyber attacks.