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Iranian submarine Fateh being tested

Iran’s military submarine Fateh (Conquerer) has been put through tests for final results, the country's Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said. The defense minister said the Iranian submarine is …

Hamas says Iran its largest backer

The Gaza leader of the Palestinian resistance group Hamas Yahya Sinwar said that Iran is the group's largest backer in financial and military terms. Sinwar, in his first meeting with journalists since taking up …

 Pigeons used to smuggle drugs seized in Iran

Police have seized 100 carrier pigeons in western Iran used to smuggle drugs. Anti-narcotics officers seized homing pigeons trained for delivering drugs carried in small blue plastic bags attached to their legs. "The …

 Iran to enhance its missile capabilities

Iran's new Defense Minister Amir Hatami said the Islamic Republic will further boost its defensive power so that no one would dare attack the country. Speaking on a live TV program on Monday, Hatami said Iran plans …

Macron says no alternative to Iran nuclear deal

French President Emmanuel Macron said there was no alternative to the 2015 deal struck between Iran and a group of world powers aimed at curbing the country’s nuclear program. In a message aimed at U.S. President …

Russia and Iran discuss Caspian Sea security

Senior Iranian and Russian navy commanders in a meeting in Indonesia discussed ways to boost security in the Caspian Sea through cooperation among the littoral states. During the meeting in Bali, Iranian Navy Commander Rear Admiral …

Lukoil and Iran review Mansuri field development plan

Russia's Lukoil presented the development plan for the Mansuri oil field to the National Iranian Oil Company. The plan was considered at the special committee meeting. The documentation of Pertamina, Indonesian state-owned oil …

Erdogan to visit Iran

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Iran soon, Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said. "As soon as the date and details of the visit are determined, we will …

Earthquake hits East Azerbaijan Province

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.9 occurred in East Azerbaijan Province, injuring eight people, local authorities said. According to the Seismological Center of the Geophysics Institute of University of Tehran, the quake was …