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Iran repeats offer on non-aggression pact with Arab states

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran has offered to sign non-aggression agreements with all countries in the Persian Gulf region and those offers are still on the table.


Sen. Sanders vows to ‘prevent’ Trump, Bolton from waging war with Iran

US presidential candidate in 2020 polls, Senator Bernie Sanders, has vowed to “prevent” President Donald Trump and his National Security Adviser John Bolton from taking the country into a war with Iran, further calling the American president a “pathological liar” that’s leading the nation towards authoritarian rule.


Tehran, Baghdad stress security coop. to increase regional stability

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Iraqi President Barham Salih met in Baghdad on Saturday to discuss security cooperation between the two countries in a bid to help increase the stability in the region.

US cannot bring Iran to its knees: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the United States cannot bring Iran to its knees, vowing more resistance in face of illegal pressures.


Larijani to serve another term as Iran’s Parliament speaker

Iranian lawmakers have elected Ali Larijani as the speaker of the parliament for the 12th consecutive year.

IRGC commander: US carrier destined to Persian Gulf stops in Indian Ocean

Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Ali Fadavi underlined that the US is in its weakest position in the Middle-East now, saying that Washington does not dare to dispatch one of its aircraft carriers to the Persian Gulf and has kept it near the Indian Ocean.


Iraq offers to mediate in crisis between its allies Iran, US

Iraq offered Sunday to mediate in the crisis between its two key allies, the United States and Iran, amid escalating Middle East tensions and as Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers steadily unravels.


Iranian MPs voice support for AEOI moves to counteract US sanctions

Iran’s lawmakers, in a statement on Sunday, voiced their support for recent decisions by the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) to counteract the latest sanctions imposed by the US administration against the Islamic Republic.


British-Iranian commerce chamber resolved to continue activities: chairman

Lord Norman Lamont, chairman of British-Iranian Chamber of Commerce announced that the body is resolved to continue its activities to boost bilateral trade cooperation with Iran.


Iran Deputy FM discusses “regional development” in Oman

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi arrived on Sunday in Oman and discussed “regional developments” with Yousuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, the sultanate’s minister responsible for foreign affairs, the state-run Oman News Agency reported.