The Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said that the US new sanctions, targeting senior military figures, are toothless and will have no effect.
Secretary-General of Iran's Drug Control Headquarters Brigadier General Eskandar Momeni says Iran's global opium seizure has risen from 76% to 90%.
The head of the Iranian Anti Narcotic Police says the European countries should keep in mind that if drugs are not dealt with at the production and entry point, they should find them gram by gram from pockets of European youths.
The arms embargo against the Islamic Republic will be lifted next year if the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers survives, says Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, describing it as a great achievement.
Secretary General of Drug Control Headquarters of the Islamic Republic of Iran says Iran and China must expand cooperation in the fight against narcotics.
The Air Defence of the Iranian Army has shot down an unknown object, apparently a drone, which was flying over the Iranian port city of Mahshahr, home to major petrochemical facilities.
Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in Vienna, Kazem Gharib-Abadi, says the UN inspector blocked from a nuclear site last week tested positive for suspected traces of explosive nitrates.
Heads of tribes in Karbala have apologized to the Iranian nation and government over a recent attack against the Islamic Republic’s consulate in the holy Iraqi city.
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry says any form of cooperation with the British Council — which has a record of helping London recruit spies — is forbidden and will lead to prosecution.
The spokesman for Iran's Armed Forces says in case of any aggression against the Islamic Republic, Iranian forces will target the interests of the United States and its allies at any place and on any territory.