Iran’s coverage: US isolated in its measures against Iran, says Zarif

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Zarif says US has targeted Iran interests in region

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday that the US has targeted Iran’s interests in the region and taken measure to put pressure on Iran’s regional friends.


MPs start process of questioning Rouhani for eco. situation

The text of questioning Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the main reasons behind irregularities and turmoil in FOREX, car and housing markets was released on five pivots.


Iran has triggered JCPOA DRM ‘Six’ times, FM Zarif says

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the country has triggered the Dispute Resolution Mechanism (DRM) of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers on “at least six occasions”.


Iran has underground missile cities along southern coasts, commander says

The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Navy said Iran has established onshore and offshore missile cities all along the coasts of the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman that would be a “nightmare” for the enemy.


Enemies trying to stifle Iran’s oil-free economic progress: President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani blamed the recent fluctuations in foreign currency prices on “a complicated psychological operation” launched by the enemies aimed at undermining Iran’s oil-free economy through intensified pressures.


Iran to sue US for impacts of sanctions on coronavirus spread

Iranian Vice-President for Legal Affairs Laya Joneydi said on Saturday that her country has filed a complaint against the United States regarding the impacts of sanctions on the fight against coronavirus.


Nothing to hide about Iran-China 25-year deal: FM Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said everything about a 25-year cooperation agreement with China is clear and the two countries have nothing to hide about it.


Iran rial slides to new low as coronavirus, sanctions weigh

The Iranian rial fell to a new low against the U.S. dollar on the unofficial market on Saturday, as the economy comes under pressure from the coronavirus pandemic and U.S. sanctions.

Fire breaks out at Iranian power plant, latest in series of incidents

A fire broke out at a power station in southwestern Iran on Saturday, Iranian media reported, the latest in a string of fires and explosions, some of which have hit sensitive sites.


Speaker: Iran won’t let IAEA serve espionage purposes

Iran’s Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf said the lawmakers will never allow the UN nuclear watchdog to help the espionage objectives of the enemies against the Islamic Republic.