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Iran’s Advisory Center: We have upper hand in retaliating US raids in Syria
Iran’s Military Advisory Center in Syria warns the American occupiers of a stinging response to any attack against Iranian bases and forces deployed to the Arab country on a counter-terrorism mission.
Iran rejects UK, Israel claims over “nuclear threat”
The spokesman for the Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has rejected as irony claims by Britain and Israel over quote threats posed by Tehran's nuclear work.
Iranian MP warns Azerbaijan over ties with Zionist regime
The deputy of the Iranian parliament speaker has warned the Republic of Azerbaijan against ties with the Zionist regime at the expense of relations with neighbors.
Iran welcomes GCC take on Tehran-Riyadh deal, rejects role in Yemen
The spokesman for the Iranian foreign ministry has welcomed the support of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council foreign ministers for the recent Iran-Saudi normalisation agreement.
Iran’s deputy FM meets with senior E3 diplomats in Oslo
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister and top nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri Kani says he held talks with senior diplomats from France, Germany and Britain, known as the E3, on a variety of topics.
Iran, Saudi Arabia foreign ministers talk on phone, call for expansion of ties
Iranian and Saudi foreign ministers hold a phone conversation and agree to meet each other at the earliest.
Iranian deputy FM says Tehran seeks peace and stability, urges Armenia-Azerbaijan to talk
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs says Tehran favors lasting peace in the Caucuses region, following the resurgence of tensions between Armenia and Azerbaijan Republic.
Iranian official meets with Syrian president in Damascus
Head of Iran’s Strategic Foreign Relations Council Kamal Kharrazi holds a meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus for talks on issues of the two countries’ mutual interest.
Iranian foreign minister says to meet Saudi counterpart soon
Iranian Foreign Minister Affairs Hossein Amirabdollahian says he will soon meet his Saudi counterpart, following the rapprochement deal between the two countries.
UAE says Iran-Saudi agreement benefiting whole region
The foreign minister of the United Arab Emirates has welcomed the recent Iran-Saudi rapprochement deal, saying it is beneficial to the region.
Leader: US seeks NATO expansion through Ukraine war, Iran involvement sheer lie
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has categorically dismissed claims of Iran's involvement in the Ukraine war as a sheer lie. He pointed out that the United States has waged the war to expand the NATO.
Iran says ready for nuclear cooperation with Saudi Arabia
The director of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran says the country will definitely engage in nuclear cooperation with Saudi Arabia.
Iran increases range of Bavar missile shield from 150km to over 300km
The commander of the Iranian Army’s air defense says its Bavar-373 missile shield’s range has been increased from 150 kilometers to above 300 kilometers.
President Raisi says controlling inflation, ensuring sustainable economic growth on agenda in New Year
In his address on the arrival of the Iranian New Year, Nowruz, Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi said his administration’s main plan is to control inflation along with sustainable economic growth.
Iranian FM says cooperation with world foreign policy priority
The Iranian foreign minister has highlighted Iran’s foreign policy priority of cooperation with the world, condemning a repetitious move by the European Union and Britain to impose sanctions on Iran.
Ayatollah Khamenei highlights importance of controlling inflation
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, in a message issued at the beginning of the new Iranian year, Nowruz, urged the administration of President Ebrahim Raisi to work hard to control inflation.
Iran security chief: Powerful Iraq contributes to regional stability
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani says strategic cooperation between Tehran and Baghdad will guarantee security and progress of the region.
Official: Saudi King invites Iranian president to Riyadh
The deputy chief of staff for political affairs of the Iranian president says Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz has invited President Ebrahim Raisi to visit the kingdom following the recent restoration of ties between Tehran and Riyadh.
Iranian FM says ready for talks with Saudi counterpart, three locations proposed for negotiations
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says Tehran has proposed to Saudi Arabia three locations for a meeting at foreign minister level.
Iranian MP: Bahrain and Iran will soon normalize ties
An Iranian member of parliament who recently traveled to Bahrain to participate in the 146th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) says plans are afoot by the two countries to normalize their ties.
Iran’s security chief to sign border security agreement with Iraq
An informed source says Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani is visiting Iraq to sign a border security memorandum of association.
Iran says deal with Saudi Arabia to serve regional states
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani says the agreement between Iran and Saudi Arabia to re-establish diplomatic ties can serve as a propulsion engine for movement toward regional stability.
Iran, China, Russia wrap up military drills in Sea of Oman
Naval forces of Iran, China and Russia wrap up their joint military exercises, which were held the in Sea of Oman as part the three partners’ efforts to strengthen trilateral security cooperation.
Iran, China and Russia being naval drills
Chinese, Iranian and Russian naval forces start joint drills in the Gulf of Oman.
Iran FM: West encourage Ukraine to present proof over drone claims
The Iranian foreign minister, in a phone conversation with the European Union’s top diplomat Josep Borrell, said the West should encourage Ukraine to present substantiated proof over the transfer of Iran-made drones to Russia for use in the Ukraine war.