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Official Denies Iranian Jets Deployment to Tabriz after Turkey Coup

A ranking security official in Iran’s province of East Azarbaijan quashed rumors that the Air Force has dispatched its rapid reaction fighter jets from different bases to the province’s capital, Tabriz, amid chaotic situation in neighboring Turkey following an attempted coup.

US Report Hints at Saudi Involvement in 9/11 Attacks

The US government has released 28 pages of a congressional report on the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, which show the Saudi government may have had a hand in the attacks.

Iran Able to Cause Irreparable Damage to S. Arabia If Needed: IRGC Navy Commander

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi downplayed Riyadh's capability to threaten Iran militarily, and stressed that Tehran is able to strike heavy blows at Saudi Arabia if necessary.

Turkish Coup Bid Crumbles as Crowds Answer Call to Streets, Erdoğan Returns

An attempted Turkish military coup appeared to crumble in the early hours of Saturday, July 16, after crowds answered Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan's call to take to the streets to support him.

Turkey Army Says Has Taken Power Over Country

The Turkish army says it has taken power over the country and that the rule of law must remain a priority.

Iran Condemns Terrorist Attack in France’s Nice

Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned a Thursday night terrorist attack in France’s Nice, where a truck loaded with weapons and hand grenades plowed through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day and killing at least 90 people.

Iran Summons Egyptian Envoy over MPs Presence in MKO Rally

Iran has summoned the caretaker of Egypt's Interests Section in Tehran over the presence of several Egyptian parliamentarians in a rally held recently by the terrorist Mujahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO).

Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan Presidents to Meet in Baku Next Month: Deputy FM

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asian and Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour said the presidents of Iran, Russia and the Republic of Azerbaijan are expected to meet in Baku on August 8.

President Felicitates Montenegro on National Day

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a message on Wednesday, July 13, congratulated his Montenegrin counterpart President Filip Vujanovic on the country’s National Day.

Iran’s Oil Output at Highest Level in 5 Years

The latest market figures show that Iran’s oil production has already hit the highest level in the past five years – what could mark a major achievement for the country only months after the removal of sanctions in January.

Meeting of Iran’s Central Bank, US Treasury, and Int’l Banks Postponed

A meeting between officials from the Central Bank of Iran (CBI), the US Treasury and international banks in London to discuss banking restrictions on trade with Iran despite a lasting nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers has been delayed, the British government said.

Iran Summons French Ambassador over MKO Meeting

Iran’s Foreign Ministry summoned the French ambassador on Tuesday, July 12, to voice its protest about a meeting held in Paris by the terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO).

Iranian Commander Urges Preventive Action on Bioterrorism

Head of Iran’s Civil Defence Organization Brigadier General Gholam-Reza Jalali called for measures to ward off bioterrorist attacks and protect senior Iranian officials from falling victim to such plots, a lawmaker said.

Differences Narrowing among Caspian States, Iran’s FM Says

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Kazakhstan for a meeting of the foreign ministers of the Caspian Sea littoral states, said the Caspian countries have reached a consensus on many topics, but noted that a number of issues still remain to be settled.

Iraq to Employ New Bomb Detection Equipment

Following recent deadly bombings that ripped through Baghdad, Iraq’s security forces are going to utilize new vehicles and devices to detect bombs and weapons.

US Has Failed to Honour Its JCPOA Commitments: Velayati

A senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the US has failed to carry out its obligations under Iran’s nuclear deal with the group of world powers.

Iran’s Judiciary Chief Blasts US Double Standards on Terrorism

Iranian Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani lashed out at the US government for its double standards when it comes to terrorism, saying Washington’s sponsorship of the notorious MKO terrorist group is a damning indictment of the US counterterrorism advocacy.

Iran’s President Felicitates Mongolia on National Day

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani congratulated Mongolia’s National day to the people and government of the Eastern Asian country, calling for further development of mutual ties.

Iran Indicts 4 Dual Citizens

Prosecutor General of Tehran Abbas Jafari Dowlatabadi said four individuals with dual citizenship have been indicted in the country, noting that the cases of seven other defendants accused of involvement in Iran’s 2009 post-election unrest have been also sent to the court.

Iran President Vows Full Support for Iraq’s Anti-Terror Fight

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic will always stand by the Iraqi government and nation in the fight against terrorism and help protect the holy shrines in Iraq.

Saudi bids to revitalize MKO doomed to failure: IRGC

A commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says efforts by Saudi Arabia and foreign media to pump new blood into the Mujahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) terrorist group are doomed to failure.

Hamas at Forefront of Anti-Israeli Resistance: IRGC

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps denied a story claiming an IRGC adviser has accused the Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas of negotiating with Israel, and praised Hamas for being at the forefront of the Palestinian nation’s battle against the Zionist regime of Israel.

Leader Thanks Managers and Firemen Who Helped Contain Blaze at Iran’s Petchem Complex

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei thanked all managers and firefighters who helped extinguish a raging fire at Iran’s Bu Ali Sina petrochemical complex at the country’s southwestern province of Khuzestan.

MP Escapes Assassination Attempt in Western Iran

An Iranian lawmaker has survived an assassination attempt in the western province of Kermanshah, a fellow MP says.

Countering Enemies’ Attempts to Infiltrate Iran Vital: Top Commander

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri on Sunday underlined the need for responding to all threats, including enemies’ attempts to make inroads into the country.

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