Iran

Syria crisis political solution drawing closer: Iran

Iran is happy to see that a political solution to the five-year-old crisis in Syria is getting closer, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says. ...

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IRGC starts major drills, debuts drone

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has embarked on large-scale security drills in the country’s southeast featuring debut performance by a high-potential indigenous drone. The maneuvers, codenamed The Great Prophet ...

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Military might, spirituality go hand in hand: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the Iranian Armed Forces are required to enhance their “military might” along with “spiritual and religious motivations.” “In the Islamic ...

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Intl. Community needs to be serious fighting terror: Iran FM

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says certain countries that “talk a lot” about fighting terrorism and extremism should be engaged seriously in the battle against the scourges. “The international ...

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Iran airlines have no need for Saudi airspace: Official

An official in Iran’s government has downplayed a Saudi ban to keep Iranian airliners off Saudi Arabia’s skies, saying the country’s air carriers have no need for the KSA airspace. ...

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Ayatollah Khamenei reiterates US ‘unreliable’

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the American officials have proven to be unreliable, noting that some Western governments are following in the footsteps of the ...

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Iran working to increase penetration power of military warheads

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan announced plans to boost the penetration and destructive power of missile payloads along with the much improved precision-striking capability. “Concurrently with its efforts ...

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Harsh Iran reply awaits any terror move: Rafsanjani

A senior Iranian official says the Islamic Republic stands ready to deliver a crushing response to any terrorist group daring to carry out the slightest of moves against the country. ...

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