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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.

Top Iranian Officials Leave Telegram Messaging App

A number of channels on the Telegram messaging service attributed to top Iranian officials, including that of the Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, have stopped activities on Wednesday morning in a move that may signal the imminent blocking of the messenger.

Iran Leader Hails Afghan Forces Killed in Iraq, Syria

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has praised Afghan troops’ resistance against terrorists in Iraq and Syria.

Iran Unveils New Missile System on National Army Day

The Iranian Army has put on display a new home-grown missile system named “Kamin-II” during its annual parade marking the National Army Day in Tehran on Wednesday.

Iran to Keep Boosting Defence Power to Promote Regional Peace: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has vowed his government will do its best to help increase the country’s military power, saying Iran’s defence might could help promote peace in the chaotic Middle East.

Iran FM Due in New York for Six-Day Visit

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will visit the US city of New York on Thursday to attend a high-level UN meeting and a session of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Iran, Turkey to Continue Close Cooperation on Syria

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterparts have agreed to maintain their close cooperation on the resolution of the Syria crisis.

“European Council’s Iran Sanctions against Int’l Regulations”

An Iranian lawmaker says the renewal of the European Council’s sanctions against Iran is not in accordance with international laws.

Iran Calls for Joint Regional Campaign against Narcotics

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic is prepared to help cut the financial resources of terrorism by working with regional states against illicit drug trafficking.

Iran Foils Terrorist Attack on Post near Pakistan Border

Iranian security forces have thwarted a terrorist attack in the southeast of the country in an operation during which several border guards and terrorists were killed and wounded.

US’ Military Attacks Root Cause of Terrorism in Region: Larijani

Iran’s Parliament Speaker says wherever the US has intervened in a country militarily, terrorist currents have started their activities.

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