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Reports and views published in the Media Wire section have been retrieved from other news agencies and websites, and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website. The IFP may change the headlines of the reports in a bid to make them compatible with its own style of covering Iran News, and does not make any changes to the content. The source and URL of all reports and news stories are mentioned at the bottom of each article.

Navy’s 42nd Flotilla Saves 7 Iranian Sailors in Indian Ocean

The Iranian Navy’s 42nd flotilla of warships rescued seven sailors aboard a vessel that had been adrift in the northern Indian Ocean for two weeks, a high-ranking Navy official announced.

Iran Supports Any Solution Chosen by Syrians: Deputy FM

A senior Iranian official has reiterated the Islamic Republic’s support for any solution chosen by Syrians to solve the five-year crisis in the Arab country.

Iran’s President Congratulates Morocco on National Day

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offered his congratulations to the Moroccan people and government on the North African country's national day.

Turkish Envoy Lauds Iran’s Stance on Attempted Coup

Turkish ambassador to Tehran hailed Iran’s stance against an attempted coup in Turkey earlier this month, saying no other government acted like Iran’s in the process of the putsch.

Iranian Commander: Int’l War Games to Boost Global Military Ties

A senior Iranian commander said the upcoming International Army Games 2016 in Russia will strengthen military cooperation among the armed forces of various countries.

Iranian Woman Wins Top European Math Prize

Iranian young mathematician Sara Zahedi has won the prestigious European Mathematical Society (EMS) Prize, the top honour for young European mathematicians awarded once every four years.

3 States behind Leaking Data on Iran’s Nuclear Program: Official

A senior Iranian official says three countries were involved in the leak to the media of confidential information about the country’s long-term nuclear program, which prompted a strong protest from Tehran.

Iran’s FM Says West Africa Tour ‘Successful’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described his recent four-nation tour of West Africa as “successful”.

Iran’s Zarif Told Nigeria of Zakzaky Concerns: Delegate

Iran has communicated to Nigeria its serious concern about the continued detention and dire health condition of a leading Nigerian Shia leader, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.

Iranian Spokesman Calls Renaming of Terror Group ‘Playing with Words’

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi dismissed a recent move by the al-Nusra Front terrorist group, which is fighting the Syrian government, to change its name to Jabhat Fath al-Sham (the Conquest of Syria Front) as “playing with words”.

Iran Condemns Bomb Attacks in Syria’s Qamishli

Iran’s Foreign Ministry condemned deadly bomb blasts claimed by Daesh that killed dozens of people in the northeastern Syrian city of Qamishli on Wednesday, reiterating Tehran’s call for concerted action against extremist ideologies.

Iran’s Zarif Meets Top Guinean Officials in Africa Tour

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held separate meetings with highest ranking Guinean officials in a diplomatic tour of West African nations.

China to Invest $3bn in Iran’s Fish Farming

More signs have appeared to show that East Asian countries are interested in Iran’s fish farming business. China has joined South Korea to announce that it is planning to invest $3 billion in Iran’s fisheries.

Iranian Spokesman Shrugs Off US Presidential Hopefuls’ Remarks on JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi rejected recent remarks by US presidential hopefuls about the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) - a lasting nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, saying that such remarks are only aimed at gaining more votes.

Sheikh Qassim Shuns Court Appearance, Trial Adjourned

Senior Bahraini cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim’s planned trial was adjourned until August 14 after the prominent figure did not appear in court on Wednesday, Bahrain’s prosecutor general announced.

Bahrain Crisis Settlement Needs Respect for Dissidents: Iranian Diplomat

It is necessary for the Bahraini regime to respect the dignity of the opposition’s religious figures and halt crackdown on people to ensure a political approach for addressing the crisis.

Iran’s FM Zarif Meet Ghanaian President in Accra

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Ghana’s President John Dramani Mahama in a meeting at the African country's capital, Accra, on Tuesday explored avenues for the further expansion of ties between the two countries.

Sheikh Qassim Not to Appear in Court Tomorrow: Representative

The representative of Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of Bahrain’s Shiite majority whose nationality has been recently revoked by the Al Khalifa regime, said the senior cleric will definitely refuse to attend a planned hearing tomorrow.

Iran Allows No Country to Decide on Its Missile Program: DM

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says the Islamic Republic will not allow any country to make decisions on its missile program.

Iran’s FM Meets Nigerian Counterpart, Renews Support for Abuja

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Nigeria as part of his tour of Africa, reiterated Tehran’s continued support for the government of the African nation in its fight against terrorist groups.

Iran Rejects US Claims about Presence of Al-Qaeda Members in Iran

Iran’s Foreign Ministry on Monday censured recent claims made by the US about presence of members of al-Qaeda militant group in Iran, stressing the Islamic Republic has always seriously pursued the fight against terrorism.

Iran Urges China, Philippines to Show Restraint on Territorial Disputes

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi voiced concerns over recent territorial disputes in the South China Sea, calling on China and the Philippines to exercise restraint.

Iran Stresses Cooperation with Pakistan to Stem Terrorism

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) called for urgent, joint measures with Pakistan in the fight against terrorism, stressing that Tehran will not let outsiders disturb its relations with Islamabad by hiring terrorists to foment insecurity along borders.

Retired Saudi General Visits Israel, Meets Official

A well-connected retired general in the Saudi military has travelled to Israel, in the latest indication of a growing link between Tel Aviv and Riyadh which has come to light in recent months.

62% Rise in Iran’s Non-Oil Exports

Iran’s exports of non-oil commodities have increased by 62 per cent in the first quarter of the Iranian calendar year (started on March 21).

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