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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.

Enemies failed in plots against Iran: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the top world powers have opposed the Islamic Republic since its inception but have failed to achieve any of their objectives.

Iran, Turkey Dismiss Trump’s Jerusalem Decision as “Big Mistake”

The defence ministers of Iran and Turkey have slammed as a major flaw the US president’s decision to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as the capital of the Israeli regime.

IRGC Commander Warns against Enemies’ Soft War

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari stressed on Wednesday that the enemies of Iran are now trying to infiltrate into the country through soft war, urging all Iranians to counter the threat.
Iran, South Africa Call for Expansion of Banking Ties

Iran, South Africa Call for Expansion of Banking Ties

Iran’s foreign minister and South Africa’s National Assembly speaker have discussed expansion of bilateral ties, particularly in banking sector.
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Saudi FM’s Anti-Iran Remarks Result of Riyadh’s Setbacks in Yemen

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has dismissed as hackneyed and groundless the recent claims by Saudi Arabia against the Islamic Republic, saying the heavy blows Riyadh has suffered in Yemen are the reason for such allegations.
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Bin Salman Remarks Show Riyadh’s Confrontational Policies: Iran

Iran says the Saudi deputy crown prince's remarks against the Islamic Republic are proof that the kingdom follows “confrontational and destructive policies” in the region and towards Tehran.

Foreign Ministry Denies Rumours about Presenting New Ambassador to France

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson dismissed as ‘utterly false’ rumours circulating on social media that Iran had introduced a new envoy to France, who was rejected.
Nuclear Talks

An extension of nuclear talks is not to the benefit of Iran: Principlist website

An extension of nuclear talks in Vienna would give the upper hand to the West, weakening Iran’s position in the talks, says a principlist website.

Iran Condoles Uzbek President’s Death

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed condolences over the death of Uzbekistan's long-time leader Islam Karimov.
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Iranian Jewish MP Denies Interview with Israeli Radio

Siamak Moreh Sedgh, the representative of Jewish people in Iran’s Parliament, dismissed the allegations about his interview with an Israeli radio, saying that no free man interviews with a Zionist media.

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