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Army Commander Reiterates Iran’s Preparedness to Repel Threats
Iranian Army Commander Major General Ataollah Salehi underlined that the country’s Armed Forces are fully prepared to respond to any possible threat against the Islamic Republic with firm and strong reaction.
Iran nuclear activities unstoppable: Leader
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran’s nuclear research and development activities will never stop.
Iran, world powers conclude nuclear talks
Iran and six world powers have wrapped up their third round of talks aimed at reaching a comprehensive deal on Tehran’s nuclear energy program.
Iran, Azerbaijan sign agreement
Iran and Azerbaijan signed three memoranda of understanding and an agreement in Saadabad Palace.
DM: Iran Plans to Build More Powerful Surface-to-Surface Missile Systems
Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan announced that his ministry plans to design and build more state-of-the-art surface-to-surface missile systems in the current Iranian year (started March 21, 2014)
Larijani asks to Provide Ground for Freedom of 5th Iranian Border Guard
Ali Larijani called on the Pakistani officials to double their efforts to release the 5th Iranian border guard who was abducted by Jeish al-Adl terrorist group in February and kept hostage despite the freedom of his other four colleagues.
Iran, Powers resume N-talks in Vienna
Iran and Powers have started the 3rd round of nuclear talks in Austrian capital of Vienna.
Zarif, Ashton discuss content of N-talks
VIENNA, April 8 (MNA) – Iran's FM and EU's Foreign Policy chief have discussed the contents of upcoming round of nuclear negotiations in a working dinner session.
EP resolution not to affect nuclear talks: Zarif
Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif says a recent European Parliament resolution against Tehran will not affect negotiations with the six world powers over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear energy program.
Iran, New Zealand Stress Peaceful Settlement of Syrian Crisis
Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran's Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati and visiting New Zealander Undersecretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade Gerard van Bohemen discussed the latest developments in the region, and underlined the need for the exhaustion of all diplomatic capacities to end the 3-year-long bloodshed in Syria.
European Parliament Lambasted for Meddling in Iran’s Internal Affairs
A prominent Iranian lawmaker lashed out at the European Parliament (EP) for intervening in Iran by passing a recent resolution which he slammed as being based upon European policies and interests.
Speaker: European Resolution on Iran Disgraceful
Iranian parliament speaker denounced the European Parliament’s recent resolution against the Islamic Republic, stressing that such moves stem from the lack of a proper understanding of developments inside Iran
4 Out of 5 Iranian Guards Kidnapped Handed Over to Iran’s Liaison Official: MP
A senior Iranian lawmaker said Friday that the Jaish-ul-Adl terrorist group has handed over the Iranian border guards it had abducted in February to the Islamic Republic’s liaison official in Pakistan, but noted that the number of the released soldiers is 4, not 5.
Spokeswoman Rejects Iran’s Alleged Interference in Yemen
Afkham's remarks came after media reports said on Monday that Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi has accused Iran of supporting certain extremist groups in the Arab country.
IRGC Official Calls Iron Dome “Serious Threat” to Israel
Speaking to FNA on Tuesday, General Sharif pointed to Israel's unsuccessful test as well as the yesterday malfunctioning of Iron Dome, and said, "This showed that Iron Dome is not only unable to provide security for the (Israeli) occupiers, but the system itself poses a serious threat to the Zionists."
Senior MP: Iran to Look for Abductors’ Den in Pakistan
"Initially, Iran’s approach is to follow up the issue through legal channels and if no proper response is obtained, the terrorist group's hideout will be the next target and they will receive a severe and firm response,” Sobhani-Nia told reporters on Tuesday.
Iran reliable energy source for Europe: Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Tehran can be a reliable supplier of energy resources for Spain and other European countries.
Tehran stresses closer cooperation with Caracas
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has underlined the need for continued cooperation between Tehran and Caracas in different areas, particularly in the economic sphere.
Zarif calls for increased cooperation with Venezuela
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has highlighted the importance of relations between Tehran and Caracas and called for increased bilateral cooperation.
Iran asks Pakistan to exert more control over border areas
Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli held a meeting with Mir Jan Muhammad Jamali, the speaker of the assembly of the Pakistani province of Balochistan, in Tehran on Sunday.
Hegemons assassinated Iranian scientists to halt country’s progress: Rouhani
President Hassan Rouhani says that hegemons assassinated Iranian scientists to block the Islamic Republic’s progress and development.