Iran

Lebanon mulls Iran’s military aid offer: Defense minister

The Lebanese defense minister says he will ask the government to take Iran’s past offers of military support seriously after Saudi Arabia’s recent decision to retract $4 billion in military aid. Defense Minister ...

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Hezbollah embodiment of anti-terror fight: Iran

Iran has condemned a decision by the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council to blacklist Lebanon’s Hezbollah, saying the resistance movement is in fact a “potent symbol” of struggles against terror and ...

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Iran: Pakistan firm on gas pipeline plan

Pakistan is firm on receiving gas from Iran through a pipeline, a senior official says, dismissing reports that Islamabad might have ditched the project. “Islamabad has never given up purchasing ...

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Two terror plots thwarted ahead of elections: Intelligence min.

Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi says the country’s security forces have defused two terror plots in southeastern and northwestern parts of the country ahead of Friday’s general elections. Alavi told reporters on ...

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Saudi Arabia must guarantee safety of Iranian pilgrims: Official

The head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization says Riyadh must guarantee the safety of Iranian pilgrims as a condition for their future dispatch to Saudi Arabia following the death of thousands of people ...

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Commander: Terrorists behind borders grounded by IRGC

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force Brigadier General Mohmmad Pakpour said the IRGC forces have stretched military operations in Northwestern Iran, as a result of which ...

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Iran exports 7.1mn barrels of oil only in 2 days

Iran has announced that it shipped more than seven million barrels of crude oil in only two days thus setting a new record in the country’s oil exports not seen ...

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Zero-sum policy in region to result in total loss: Iran FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says a “zero-sum perspective” on regional issues will result in “total loss.” Zarif made the remarks during a speech at the 52nd Munich Security Conference ...

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