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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.

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Iran’s President Arrives in Islamabad for ECO Summit

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived on Tuesday in Islamabad, the capital of Pakistan, for a two-day official visit and to participate in the 13th summit of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO).
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Iranian Speaker Hails Castro as 20th Century’s Unforgettable Figure

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani offered condolences to his Cuban counterpart over the death of Fidel Castro, describing the Cuban revolutionary leader as an unforgettable figure in the political history of the 20th century.

Iran enjoys safest airspace in Western Asia: Air Force officer

Commander of Khatam-ol-Anbia Air Defense Base said Tuesday that no country today can penetrate into Iran's airspace.
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Crossing the point of no return

Even in case no deal is cut on November 24 in Vienna between Iran and P5+1, Iran’s nuclear talks will not go back to where it was, says Sadegh Zibakalam, a political analyst.

FM Spokesman: US Report on Iran ‘Politicized’ and ‘Invalid’

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said on Monday May 6 that the recent US report on Iran is ‘politicized’ and ‘invalid’ due to its lack of the most obvious facts.

IRGC: Bahrain’s Call for War against Iran More like a Joke

An official from the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said that contemplating a war against Iran was “out of Bahrain’s league”, and suggested that...
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Iran Hails United Action to Admonish US for Nonconformity to JCPOA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed satisfaction with joint action by Iran and world powers to remind Washington to rectify its conduct and honour the JCPOA, a lasting nuclear deal with Tehran.
Iran Leader Appoints New Army Chief

Iran Leader Appoints New Army Chief

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has appointed a new commander for the Iranian Army and second-in-command for the Iranian Armed Forces' chief of staff.
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Araghchi: Model United Nations can promote better understanding of the organization

Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi has said that the Iran nuclear deal and Resolution 2231 are unique in the history of the United Nations.
‘Rouhani’s Gov’t Not Qualified to Handle Iran Nuclear Case’

‘Rouhani’s Gov’t Not Qualified to Handle Iran Nuclear Case’

A leading conservative journalist has blamed President Rouhani’s administration for the ‘damages’ Iran sustained after the nuclear deal with world powers, urging that the responsibility for handling the nuclear case should be taken away from the government.

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