Iran

Iranian army preparing for 6 Wargames

Commander of the Iranian Army Ground Force General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan said his forces will stage six sets of drills in the current Iranian year (ends March 19, 2016). “The ...

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Iran calls for end to US monopoly over internet

Iranian Deputy Telecommunications and Information Technology Minister Nasrollah Jahangard called for an end to the US monopoly over the management of the worldwide web. “The telecommunications ministry has notified the ...

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Iranian DM: Air Force equipped with supersonic saeqeh 2 fighter jets

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan elaborated on the country’s future plans to further equip its Armed Forces, and said the home-grown double-cockpit supersonic Saeqeh 2 (Thunderbolt 2) fighter ...

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Iran-Syria ties backbone of Mideast relations: Velayati

A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic’s ties with Syria constitute the cornerstone of Tehran’s relations with other states in the Middle East. “Since the beginning of the [Islamic] Revolution [in 1979], ...

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Iran supports Iraq fight against Daesh: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic throws its weight behind the Iraqi government’s fight against Daesh terrorists. “The Islamic Republic of Iran always views the expansion ...

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