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Zarif: Anti-Iran Summit to Be Held by US in Poland ‘Desperate Circus’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has lashed out at an anti-Iran conference due to be held by the US in the Polish capital of Warsaw next month, describing it as a “desperate circus” that will disgrace the participants.

Tehran Urges Netherlands to Protect Iranian Diplomats, Embassy

Iran’s ambassador to The Hague called on high-ranking officials of the Netherlands to preserve the security of Iranian diplomats and the country’s embassy in the European country after Wednesday’s attack on Iran's embassy building.

Iran to Send Two Satellites into Orbit: President Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says domestically-manufactured rockets will carry two new satellites into orbit “in the coming weeks.”

Japan to Assist Iran with Afforestation Efforts

The Japan International Cooperation Agency has staged a project in the southwest Iran to establish forests and resuscitate pastures around Karun, the only navigable river in Iran.

Iranian, Russian Navies to Conduct Joint Military Excercise

The Iranian navy's commander announced Iran and Russia will hold joint military drills in the Caspian Sea in the near future, stressing the two countries' opposition to military presence of external powers in the region.

US in No Position to Lecture Iran on UNSC Resolution 2231: Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has dismissed a new US claim that Iran's launch of space rockets and missiles breaches a Security Council resolution that endorsed the 2015 nuclear deal, saying Washington has already violated that UN document and thus cannot comment on it.

Iranian President Accepts Health Minister’s Resignation

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accepted resignation of Minister of Health and Medical Education Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi.

Palestinians Would Shape Government in Tel Aviv: Iranian Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei admired recent victories of Palestinians in their battle against the Israeli regime, expressing hope Palestinians would form a government in Tel Aviv in the future.

Ayatollah Amoli Larijani Appointed Head of Iran’s Expediency Council

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has appointed Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani, the current head of Iran's 4, as the new chairman of the Expediency Council and a jurist member of the Guardian Council.

Syrian Army in Manbij to Protect Kurds from Turkey

The Syrian army has entered Manbij near the Turkish border, marking the return of territories held by US-backed militants to the government fold for the first time in years, an army spokesman said Friday.

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