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US blame game on Saudi oil attack won’t stop Yemenis’ response: Iran FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has lashed out at the United States for playing a blame game over the recent Yemeni drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities, saying this will never stop Yemeni victims from giving a response. The US “is in denial if it thinks that Yemeni victims ...

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Yemeni forces, allies shoot down Saudi-led surveillance drone in Ta’izz

Yemeni army forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Committees, have intercepted and targeted an unmanned aerial vehicle belonging to the Saudi-led military coalition in the skies over the country’s southwestern province of Ta’izz, in retaliation for the alliance’s military aggression against their conflict-stricken country. The media bureau of the Houthi Ansarullah movement announced in a ...

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Iran issues sober warning to US: Action will be met with counteraction

Iran has warned the United States via Switzerland that any action taken against the country over the false accusation that Tehran was behind the recent attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities will be met with an immediate response. In an official note passed to the Swiss Embassy in Tehran, which ...

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Iraqi forces dismantle terror group ahead of Arba’een mourning rituals

Iraqi security forces have dismantled a terrorist group as it was planning attacks on Shia Muslims during mourning rituals on Arba’een, which marks 40 days after the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH), the grandson of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Iraq’s Security Media Cell announced in a statement released ...

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‘SDF actions in Syria in line with US vassal states’ schemes’

Syria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has strongly condemned the “criminal and repressive” actions of US-sponsored and Kurdish-led militants from the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) against ordinary Syrians, stating that they are in line with schemes devised by Israeli officials and implemented by regimes subservient to Washington. The ministry, in identical letters sent ...

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Iran says July-August steel exports increase by %37

Iran’s main government body active in the steel industry says monthly exports from the country have increased by more than a third. The IMIDRO said on Sunday that steel exports recorded between July 23 and August 22 this year had surged to 633,050 tons, up from 462,000 tons in the same period ...

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Iran to Officially Join EAEU in Late October: Energy Minister

Iranian Energy Minister Reza Ardakanian said the country will officially join the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) late in October. In a late-night interview with the Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), Ardakanian said the law on Iran’s accession to the EAEU has been ordered by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to ...

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IRGC chief lauds intelligence dominance over border areas

TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) – Commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) reassured the force’s complete intelligence dominance over border areas, saying border units are a sign of the country’s sovereignty. The top commander made the remarks during a visit to the northwestern borders of the country in East ...

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Syria condemns foreign attempts to ‘recycle’ terrorist groups

TEHRAN, Aug. 30 (MNA) – Syria’s permanent representative to the UN, Bashar al-Jaafari, said on Thursday that the attempts of some countries that support terrorist organizations to “recycle them” and present them as “moderate armed opposition” will not affect Syria’s stance in defending its citizens and fighting terrorism. Al-Jaafari, speaking ...

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India, Iran explore new trade routes

TEHRAN, Aug. 29 (MNA) – Iran expects to conclude a preferential trade agreement with India this year that will allow the two countries to cut tariffs on each other’s products, Iran’s ambassador to India Ali Chegini said on Wednesday. He said the move will also help the two countries to ...

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