[:ar][:en][:es]News and views from the world of politics in Iran and the region, including government, Parliament, foreign affairs, defence and more. Also there is special coverage of developments related to the 2015 nuclear deal, or JCPOA.[:][:][:]

Diplomat: Iran Averted Dominance of ISIS in Syria

An Iranian deputy foreign minister highlighted the country’s effective assistance to Syria in the fight against terrorism, saying the Daesh (ISIL) terrorist group would have conquered the Arab country without Iran’s backing.

President: Capacities of Iran, Finland Should Be Tapped to Cement Bilateral Ties

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for efforts to promote bilateral cooperation between Tehran and Helsinki in all spheres through using the capacities of both countries.

Saudi Killing of Yemeni People Worst Kind of Terrorism: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei described terrorism as one of humanity’s painful calamities, and referred to mass killings, including the deadly attacks on Yemeni people by Saudi Arabia, as the “worst kind of terrorism”.

Presidents Discuss Iran-Finland Railroad Link

Presidents of Iran and Finland at a meeting in Tehran weighed plans for connecting the two countries via railroad.

EU Seeks Closer Ties With Iran after JCPOA: President Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani says the European Union is willing to expand its relations with Iran, especially in the light of the circumstances that has ensued Tehran’s nuclear agreement with world powers.

Officials Stress Progress in Iran-France ties

An Iranian and a French parliamentarian have stressed the significance of further progress in the relations between Tehran and Paris.

IRGC ‘Most Powerful Armed Force’ in Middle East: Commander

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari highlighted the military might of his forces, saying the IRGC is the strongest armed force in the Middle East.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on October 26

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Wednesday and picked headlines from 26 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan

US Version of Human Rights Boosts Terrorists: Iran Defense Chief

Iran’s defense minister says the American version of human rights works in the interest of Takfiri terror groups, adding that Washington and its allies rush to save the terrorists whenever they suffer losses on the battlefield.

Iran Ready to Support UN Peacekeeping Missions: Khoshrou

Iran says it is ready to help the United Nations peacekeeping missions by providing security forces and logistic support.

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