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Iran’s Behdad Salimi Breaks World Record in Rio 2016 Weightlifting

Iran’s Behdad Salimi broke the world record in the snatch weightlifting of the Men's over 105-kilogram class at the Rio 2016 Olympics Games, but he was later disqualified in the clean and jerk stage following a controversial decision by the jury.

Busted Cell Planned Simultaneous Terrorist Acts in Iran: Intelligence Minister

Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said members of a Daesh-affiliated cell that was busted in Iran’s western regions recently had plotted to carry out synchronized terrorist attacks in different parts of the country.

Wrestler Snatches Iran’s 2nd Rio Bronze Medal

Iranian wrestler Qassem Rezaei snatched a bronze medal in the men’s Greco-Roman 98-kilogram category late Tuesday.

Iran Expects US to Abide by JCPOA Commitments: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran expects the US’s JCPOA commitments not to be only on “paper.”

Iran to Firmly Respond If West Reneges on JCPOA: Diplomat

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi said the country is determined to firmly respond to any move by Western parties to renege on its commitments based on the July 2015 nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Dual National Arrested in Iran over Links to Britain’s MI6: Official

Prosecutor General of Tehran Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi said an individual with dual citizenship has been arrested in the country.

Saudis Know No Limit in Slaughtering Yemenis: Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Saudi Arabia knows no limit in killing Yemeni children, women and the injured.

Diplomat Highlights Iran-Turkey Coordination on Syria

An Iranian deputy foreign minister unveiled plans for closer interaction between Tehran and Ankara in finding a way out of crisis in Syria, saying a consensus among key regional players on the basics of a solution to the crisis will pave the way for the subsequent practical steps.

Iran Supports Political Stability in Burundi: FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran supports political stability in Burundi, expressing Tehran’s readiness to improve its relations with the African country.

Iranian FM and Putin’s Representative Discuss Mideast Issues

In a meeting on Monday, Iranian and Russian officials exchanged views about major issues in the Middle East, particularly the latest developments in the war-stricken Syria.

Iranian, Venezuelan Top Diplomats Discuss Bilateral Ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his visiting Venezuelan counterpart, Delcy Rodriguez, held talks on a range of issues, including ways to promote relations between the Islamic Republic and the Latin American country.

Iran, Russia Diplomats Discuss Syria, Other Regional Issues

High-ranking Iranian and Russian diplomats have exchanged viewpoints about the latest developments in the Middle East region and explored avenues for the resolution of the Syrian crisis.

Iran’s Zarif Congratulates Lebanon on 33-Day War Victory

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Jazad Zarif has congratulated Lebanon on the anniversary of the victory of the country in a 2006 war waged by Israel, describing the triumph as a source of pride for Muslim and freedom-seeking nations.

Iran Should Brace for Huge Sanctions, Official Warns

The US has kept the structure of anti-Iran sanctions fully in place, Mohammad Javad Larijani deplored, saying given some bad signs of frustration shown by Iran and the US notion that Iran would give in to forceful pressure, Tehran should expect a huge set of sanctions.

Belarusian, Romanian Envoys Meet Iranian FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with the new ambassador of Belarus to Tehran and the outgoing Romanian ambassador on a range of issues, including ways to boost the Islamic Republic’s relations with the European countries in diverse fields.

Iran Lauds Yemeni MPs’ Decision to Convene Parliament

Iran’s Foreign Ministry hailed as wise a recent decision in Yemen to resume parliamentary activities, saying it will help fill the political and legal...

Iran to Introduce MasterCards: Minister

Iran is about to introduce credit card services processed by global payment operator MasterCard for the first time, Communications and Information Technology Minister Mahmoud Vaezi says.

Sustainable Security along Borders, Iran Redline: Shamkhani

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani says sustainable security along the country's borders is a redline for the Islamic Republic.

Kuwait Coast Guard Detains 10 Iranians on Charge of ‘Infiltration’

Kuwait’s Interior Ministry announced that the country’s coast guard has arrested 10 Iranians accused of trying to "infiltrate into the country."

Australia Urged to Settle Iranian Immigrants’ Woes

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Australia’s incoming ambassador to ramp up efforts to resolve the problems that Iranian immigrants are facing in the Oceanian country.

Abdevali Bags Bronze of Men’s Greco-Roman 75kg

Iran’s Greco-Roman wrestler Saeid Abdevali in 75kg weight category won the bronze medal match in 2016 Olympics.

Petchem Accidents Not Caused by Cyber Attacks: Iranian Commander

Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali dismissed the notion that a number of recent incidents in the country’s petrochemical industry may have been the result of cyber attacks.

10 Children Dead in Arab Coalition Raid on Yemen School: MSF

Saudi-led airstrikes on a school in a province in northern Yemen killed 10 children and wounded 28 others, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Sunday. "We...

Iran Sets Up 1st Cloud Data Centre

An Iranian private sector company launched the country’s first-ever cloud data center, partly funded by the government.

Iran’s Shamkhani, Iraqi Kurdistan’s Sinjari Discuss Security Issues

Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani and the Iraqi Kurdistan Region’s Interior Minister Karim Sinjari held talks on a range...

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