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Iran holds funeral for IRGC commander killed in Israel’s assault on Syria

A funeral procession has been held for a senior Iranian military commander who was recently martyred in an airstrike carried out by an Israeli helicopter on Syria’s occupied Golan Heights.

What Zarif told reporters and fellow commuters on the subway

“I wouldn’t get involved in things I have no knowledge about. Diplomacy is the only thing I know,” said Foreign Minister Zarif.

Iran denounces acts of terror, blasphemy

President Rouhani has said that Iran condemns terror, violence and extremism under the pretext of defending religions and insults to religions in the name of defending freedom.

Iranians hold rally on insulting cartoon outside French embassy

The protesters chanted ‘Islam will be victorious’ and carried placards in condemnation of the cartoons insulting the Prophet Muhammad.

Welfare Organization has built 68,000 apartments for welfare families in 10 months

The families who have more than one disabled member and those run by women have priority.

Ahmadinejad’s unauthorized university up and running

Unconfirmed reports suggest that the University of Iranians has started to admit students in defiance of the science ministry’s revocation of its permit.

Over one ton of narcotics seized in Saravan

Acting on a tip-off about imminent shipment of narcotics across the border into Iran, border guards seized a haul of 1,460 kilograms of opium in southern Iran.

House arrest is in line with the law: Official

Those who question the house arrest are the ones who either have not read the law or do not understand it, said the head of the Administrative Justice Court.

President urges nuclear negotiators to adopt logical attitude

We are all from one single country, living under a single flag with a single Constitution and a single leadership. And we all seek a single objective which is national prosperity, said President Rouhani.

Biggest ever narcotic drug consignment seized in Fars Province

A haul of 7-ton opium along with 12 kg of heroin planted in a cement bulker truck was seized.

The controversy a speech on the floor caused

Newspapers and MPs with different political leanings have reacted differently to Ali Motahari’s comments that sparked a brawl in parliament.

Mr. Rouhani, admit that you don’t know the US

Dariush Sajjadi, a reformist blogger, challenges Rouhani’s call for a referendum, saying people’s direct vote will do little to make a breakthrough nuclear deal a reality.

Common enemies use oil as political tool: Leader to Maduro

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says enemies are using oil as a political tool to exert pressure on oil exporting countries.

Signs of divergence in a conference on convergence

A reformist daily says a gathering which was originally meant to secure convergence among principlists seems to have revealed cracks in their ranks.

Principlists eye convergence in preparation for victory in 10th legislative elections

Principlists get together to examine ways of securing much-needed unity for parliamentary elections expected to be held in early 2016.

Divisive moves linked to Western spy agencies: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the enemy’s intelligence agencies are behind divisive plots hatched against Muslims.

Points which we missed on ‘referendum’ proposal

Mehdi Fazaeli has taken a look at the Constitution and the conditions in which it allows a referendum, stressing the inviolability of the Constitution.

Iran must be immunized against sanctions: Ayatollah Khamenei

The Leader said that the only way that Iran could counter enemy’s power is for the country to be immunized against sanctions.

Interaction, independence and dignity are our ideals

Seyyed Reza Akrami, a statesman, elaborates on President Rouhani’s comments that our ideals are not tied to centrifuges.

What is the president concerned about?

A former Iranian ambassador to the UN elaborates on the problems the Rouhani government faces and the reasons why the president is concerned.

Reactions by reformists and principlists to Rouhani’s call for referendum

President Rouhani's proposal for referendum on key state questions has drawn strong reactions from political activists, reformist and principlist alike.

President Rouhani for referendum on significant topics

Under the Constitution, as for major economic, social, political and cultural issues, instead of having the suggested changes to the law approved in parliament, they could be put to a referendum, said President Rouhani.

Iranian survival does not hinge on a deal with the West

Gholamali Haddad Adel says the Iranian survival does not hinge on a deal with the West and unity holds the key to principlist success.

Court orders 7th floor of the cell phone hub of the capital removed

The Court of Administrative Justice finds the addition to Alaeddin Shopping Center illegal and orders it demolished.

President Rouhani is to bring down the curtain on illegal wiretaps

To safeguard civic rights, the recent bill presented to parliament by President Rouhani seeks to end unlawful intelligence gathering on members of the public.

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