Leader Assigns Clerics to Iran’s Guardian Council
TEHRAN (defapress) – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei appointed a new member to the Guardian Council’s board of Fuqaha (Islamic jurists) and extended the tenure of two other members.
364 Tons of Illicit Drugs Seized in Iran in 7 Months: Official
TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Anti-Narcotics Police Chief General Mohammad Massoud Zahedian highlighted the country’s recent achievements in the campaign against illicit drugs and said 364 tons of narcotics have been captured over the past 7 months.
Iran to Emerge Victorious from Sanctions: President Rouhani
TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated the country’s policy to resist economic pressures and expressed confidence that the Iranian people will successfully pass through the current difficult conditions caused by US sanctions.
Iran to Unveil New Military Vehicle
TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s Defense Ministry is developing a new military vehicle that will come into service in near future, Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said.
Attack on Iranian MP’s Car Injures Driver
TEHRAN (defapress) – Unknown motorcyclists attacked the car of Iranian lawmaker Ahmad Salek in Tehran on Sunday, injuring the driver.
Time for US to Return to International Community: Zarif
TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif highlighted rejection of the US’ unilateral policies by world countries, saying it’s time for Washington to “return to the international community”.
Iran’s Oil Export to Continue under Any Condition
TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his British counterpart that the Islamic Republic will keep exporting oil under any circumstances, warning London to release an Iranian oil tanker it has captured in international waters.
President Rouhani Lauds Iranians’ Resistance against US Sanctions
TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted the failure of US plots against the Islamic Republic and said despite facing 14 months of severest sanctions, the Iranian people have stood firm and not retreated from their positions.
Army Chief Warns of Iran’s Devastating Response to Any Attack
TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi warned that Iran’s reaction to any military attack would not be confined to defense alone and will draw a devastating strike.
Rouhani forwards act on customs coop. between Iran, Vietnam
TEHRAN (defapress) – President Hassan Rouhani has forwarded an act passed by the parliament on customs cooperation between Iran and Vietnam to Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance for implementation.
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