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Archive of Iran wired news and views from the Iranian media by IFP News.

Recent Rise in Oil Prices Offsets US Sanctions: Iran

A senior Iranian official says the recent rise in oil prices has offset the impact of US sanctions on Iran’s oil exports, with the country’s oil revenues up 16 percent in the past six months.

ICJ’s Rulings Must Be Enforced: Iran VP

Iran’s vice president for legal affairs dismissed the notion that there is no guarantee that the International Court of Justice’s ruling on the country’s lawsuit against the US for breaching the 1955 Treaty of Amity and re-imposing sanctions would be enforced.

Iran Praises EU’s Efforts to Save JCPOA, Defy US

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expresses satisfaction with ongoing European efforts to keep the 2015 nuclear deal in place despite the US exit, but says such political will should in the end translate into workable “mechanisms” aimed at ensuring Tehran’s interests.

IAEA Rejects Netanyahu’s Call to Inspect Iranian Site

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has declined to "take at face value" a recent Israel's claim that Iran has a secret atomic warehouse.

Iran’s Persepolis Defeats Qatar’s Al Sadd in ACL Semis

Persepolis football team of Iran edged past Qatar’s Al Sadd in the first leg of the AFC Champions League semi-final on Tuesday.

Hajj Pilgrimage Shows Power of Islamic Society: Iran Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the annual Hajj pilgrimage demonstrates the power of the Islamic Ummah and boosts contacts among Muslims.

Three Sentenced to Death for Economic Corruption: Iran’s Judiciary

Iran's judicial officials have handed down death sentences to three people convicted of economic corruption amid an intense anti-corruption campaign launched by the Iranian government to tackle soaring economic problems currently nagging the country.

IRGC Releases Footage of Encounter with US Carrier

Iran has for the first time released a video showing speedboats of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) closing in on a US aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf.

Israeli PM Looking for Smokescreen, Iran FM Says

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is desperately seeking to find a pretext to create a hype about Iran's nuclear program.

Iran Mocks Netanyahu’s Nuke Warehouse Claims

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araqchi has mocked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's recent claims about a secret atomic warehouse in Tehran.

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