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Iran shoots down Israeli Spy Drone

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has shot down an Israeli spy drone over the Iranian sky before the unmanned aerial vehicle reached Natanz nuclear facility. The IRGC’s Aerospace Force has intercepted and shot down an Israeli spy drone, the IRGC announced in a statement on Sunday. It added that ...

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Iran ready to fully support Palestinian resistance: IRGC

A senior Iranian military commander says Iran is ready to fully support the “growing” Palestinian resistance movement. “We are prepared to support the Palestinian resistance in various aspects. In defending Muslims, we recognize no distinction between Shias and Sunnis,” commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Mohammad ...

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Leader pardons inmates, commutes sentences

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has pardoned or commuted the sentences of a number of Iranian prisoners on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr. The Leader’s decision came in response to a letter from Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani asking for clemency regarding eligible convicts ahead ...

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Iran Majlis speaker pledges full support to Palestinians

Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says the Islamic Republic will do all in its power to help the Palestinian nation. Iran supports the Palestinian nation as well as unity among Muslims, Larijani said in a meeting with ambassadors of Islamic countries in Tehran on Tuesday. “We take it upon ourselves ...

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Attack on Iran not affordable for any one: Leader

The Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says no country can afford to launch a military attack on the country. In a meeting with senior Iranian officials on Monday, Ayatollah Khamenei said that Israel’s military threats against Iran are constantly repeated but the United States prevents Tel ...

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US warship downed Iran airliner, killed 290, July 3rd 1988

On the 3rd of July 1988, 290 people were killed in a US missile cruiser’s attack on an Iranian passenger plane. Carrying 274 passengers and 16 crew members, the Airbus A-300 (IR655) had just taken off from the southern Iranian coastal city of Bandar Abbas and was climbing inside an internationally ...

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Iran, most improved country in world: US center

Iran’s breakthrough nuclear deal with six world powers has promoted the Islamic Republic to the top of the list of the most improved nations in the world, a US-based research institute says.  “The election of moderate Hassan Rouhani as president, [and] a historic deal with the West over its nuclear ...

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Iran needs to score against Bosnia at World Cup

Iran can still reach the second round of the World Cup by beating already relegated Bosnia-Herzegovina on Wednesday, but it needs to do what it hasn’t done so far in the tournament — score goals. Iran has faced criticism for its dour defensive tactics after a 0-0 draw against Nigeria ...

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