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Iran unveils new domestically-built military achievements on Defense Industry Day

Iran unveils a host of state-of-the-art defense achievements, including long-range ballistic and cruise missile systems, designed and manufactured by experts at home as the Islamic Republic marks National Defense Industry Day.


Homegrown training jets undergoing final tests, Iran Defense Minister says

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said three training jets designed and developed by Iranian experts were undergoing final tests.


Iran launches production line of national jet engine

Iran’s Defense Ministry launched the production line of the country’s national jet engine.

President Rouhani: Iran world’s 14th military power

President Hassan Rouhani, speaking on the occasion of Iran’s National Defense Day on Thursday, said that in the past five years, the country has moved up in defense power from rank 23 to 14.


Defense ministry to assist empowerment of Navy, IRGC

Iranian Defense Min. Brigadier General Amir Hatami said that his ministry is determined to support the Army Navy and Navy of the IRGC with improving their naval combat power.


Iran’s FM pens important letter to UN about US push for ‘Snapback’ sanctions

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has written to the UN Security Council about Washington’s new push to invoke the so-called snapback provision in the 2015 nuclear deal and re-impose all UN sanctions against Tehran.


Trump says directing Pompeo to notify UN of intent to ‘snapback’ Iran sanctions

President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he is directing Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to notify the United Nations Security Council that the United States intends to restore virtually all previously suspended U.N. sanctions on Iran.


US cannot cross a bridge it burned: Rouhani says of push for ‘snapback’ sanctions

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the US will once again fail in its new push to invoke the so-called snapback provision in the 2015 nuclear deal and re-impose all UN sanctions against Tehran.

Iran’s Zanganeh says oil market still fragile – TV

The oil market has not yet stabilised, Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh told state TV on Wednesday, but added that the measures implemented by OPEC have been successful in raising crude prices.


Official: 139 more Iranians die from COVID-19 over past 24 hours

Some 139 people in Iran have died as a result of the coronavirus disease over the past 24 hours, Iranian Health Ministry spokeswoman Sima Sadat Lari said on Thursday.