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IRGC Commander Says Tehran Ready for Most Dangerous Scenarios

A senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the Iranian nation is prepared for the "most dangerous scenarios of threats" against Iran as US President Donald Trump is expected to announce a decision on the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

Tehran Wants “Win-Win” Relations with World: Rouhani

President Hassan Rouhani says Iran seeks “constructive” and “win-win” relations with the world, but will continue down the path of development at home regardless of any sanctions against the country.
Ali Larijani

Lebanese Nation Said “Big No” to US, Israel: Iran

Iran’s parliament speaker hailed the outcome of Sunday’s election in Lebanon as a response to the hostile policies of the US and Israel towards Lebanon, such as their attempts to upset the Arab country’s security by supporting terrorists.

President Hints Iran May Stay in Nuclear Deal after US Withdrawal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said if the US decided to scrap the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the other parties should guarantee that Iran will get all it wants from the 2015 nuclear agreement.
Bahram Qassemi

Iran Says US Withdrawal from JCPOA Not that Simple

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson said a US withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is not as easy as it may seem, warning of the “painful” response that Washington would have to face if it does leave the deal.

Early Results Herald Victory for Hezbollah, Allies in Lebanese Elections

Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement and its political allies looked set to win more than half the seats in Lebanon’s first parliamentary election in nine years, according to preliminary results cited by politicians and Lebanese media.

Afghanistan Has Pledged to Supply Iran’s Water Share: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Afghanistan has pledged to let Iran have its share of water from the Hirmand River and the supply for feeding Hamoon wetlands.

Voting Begins in Lebanon in First General Election in 9 Years

Polling booths opened in Lebanon on Sunday for the country’s first parliamentary election in nine years.

“War on Iran Unlikely Given Islamic Republic’s Prowess”

A senior Iranian official has strongly ruled out the possibility of a war against the Islamic Republic given enemies' awareness of Iran's "political strength and its military and security preparedness."

Iran Commemorates First Anniversary of Deadly Mine Blast

Coal miners earn a living at ‘Zemestan-Yurt’ mine in Iran’s northeastern province of Golestan one year after a blast that killed 43 of their comrades and wounded many others.

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