Iran

ISIL formed to confront Islam, Muslims: Ayatollah Khatami

Addressing a large and fervent congregation of the people on Tehran University campus on Friday, Ayatollah Khatami said, “The ISIL and other Takfiri groups have been formed to fight Islam; these ...

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Putin to confer with Supreme leader during Tehran visit

Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov said that President Vladimir Putin will meet Supreme Leader Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei during his visit to Tehran to attend the Gas Exporting Countries Forum ...

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Iranian forces have foiled all enemy plots: IRGC cmdr.

A senior commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says the country’s security forces have managed to foil all attempts by enemies aimed at destabilizing the country. IRGC Commander ...

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Iran to launchnew home-made destroyer by yearend

Iran’s Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that the country’s advanced destroyer named ‘Sahand’ will be launched by the end of the current Iranian year (which ends on March ...

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Rouhani talks to Hollande, stresses unity against terror

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has held a phone conversation with his French counterpart Francois Hollande, stressing unity against terrorism in the wake of the recent terrorist attacks in the French ...

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Extremism in ME poses big threat to entire world: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says growing extremism and sectarianism in the Middle East pose a great security threat to the whole world. “Our region is today faced with ...

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Russia, Iran sign S-300 delivery contract

A Russian official says Tehran and Moscow have signed a contract for the long-overdue delivery by Russia of 300 missile defense systems to Iran. Sergei Chemezov, the chief executive of ...

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Iran to US defense chief: Mind your words

Iran’s defense minister has warned his American counterpart to mind his words, following accusations by the US official that the Islamic Republic is militarily active in certain countries in the Middle ...

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