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News and views from the world of politics in Iran and the region, including government, Parliament, foreign affairs, defence and more. Also there is special coverage of developments related to the 2015 nuclear deal, or JCPOA.


Can parliamentary obstruction by Stability Front delay JCPOA implementation?

The opponents of the government in parliament are reportedly trying to use obstruction as a new tool to disrupt parliamentary proceedings for implementing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
General Hamedani

Iranian general killed in Syria

Brigadier General Hossein Hamadani, the veteran commander of the IRGC, was martyred during an attack by ISIL terrorists on the outskirts of Aleppo.
iran un enboy

Israel only impediment to nuclear-free zone in Middle East: Iran UN envoy

Iran's UN ambassador has said that Israel continues to block all international and regional efforts to create a nuclear weapons-free zone in the Middle East.
Mohammad Javad Zarif

US reluctant to defeat Daesh due to its allies’ interests: Zarif

Zarif cautioned that the fight against IS will not terminate in the near future and said a political process should start in line with efforts to end violence.
Supreme Leader

Talks with US banned because of disadvantages: Leader

The Supreme Leader has said that talks with Washington would be tantamount to “infiltration” and would pave the way for the United States to impose its will.

Anti-Iran threats are changing dramatically: General

We need a document mapping out our defense strategies in the face of economic war, Brigadier General Gholamreza Jalali said.

Saudi aggression on Yemen constitutes war crime: Iran

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council called on the international community to seek a political solution to the Yemen crisis.

Bodies of 316 pilgrims killed in Mina crush repatriated: Official

A third cargo plane carrying 98 bodies of Iranian pilgrims touched down in Tehran early Tuesday.

Akhundi remains at helm of Ministry of Roads

Out of 252 MPs present at the impeachment hearing in the Islamic Consultative Assembly Tuesday, 175 MPs voted to keep Abbas Akhundi in office.

Former Iranian diplomat still missing in Saudi Arabia: Deputy FM

On the possibility of Roknabadi’s abduction, Deputy Foreign Minister Hassan Ghashghavi said that such a claim can neither be confirmed nor denied.

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