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Iran Rejects GCC’s Claims, Raps Its Unconstructive Approach

Iran’s Foreign Ministry has expressed regret over the anti-Iran accusations made in parts of the final communiqué of the 39th session of the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council in Riyadh, saying that the GCC’s approach towards Tehran is still unconstructive.

Dialogue, Respect Key to Making Strong Region: Iran FM

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says under the current tumultuous conditions in the Middle East, dialogue and respect for international law are among the most important factors that pave the way for making the region strong.

Iran to Hold Handicrafts Exhibition in Iraq

A group of Iranian craftspeople are set to travel to Iraq to hold the first Exhibition of Iranian Handicrafts and Souvenirs in the neighbouring country.

Iran Says Supports UN’s Mission to Resolve Yemen Crisis

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Tehran clearly and totally supports the United Nations’ mission to pursue a political solution to the ongoing crisis in Yemen.

Iran Victimized by Terrorists Sheltered in US, West: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic, as a victim of terrorism, is at the forefront of fighting it, while the US and other Western countries are providing shelter for those criminals.

Regional Intelligence Services behind Recent Terror Attacks: Iran

Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi says regional intelligence services are involved in plotting and implementing a wave of terrorist attacks in Iran.

Big Defeat for US: UN Refuses to Pass Anti-Hamas Resolution

A US-sponsored draft resolution seeking to condemn Palestinian resistance group Hamas at the United Nations General Assembly has failed to gain a majority vote.

Foreign-Backed Chabahar Attack Not to Go Unpunished: Iran FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic will punish the foreign-backed perpetrators of a terrorist attack on the south-eastern Iranian city of Chabahar, which killed and wounded several people on Thursday.
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No Oil to Be Exported from Persian Gulf If Iran Banned: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned the United States that if the Islamic Republic is not allowed to export its crude oil, then no other country will be able to do so from the Persian Gulf.
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Iran Blames Saudi, Russia for Qatar’s Bid to Leave OPEC

Iran says Qatar’s decision to quit the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) shows the frustration of small producers at the dominant role of a Saudi and Russia-led panel that determines production cuts in order to help regulate prices.

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