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Ali Larijani to arrive in Russia on September 7

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani will visit Russia to participate in the meeting of the Russian-Iranian interparliamentary commission on September 7. "Mr. Larijani will attend a meeting of the …

 Saudi Arabia ready for war against Iran

Saudi Arabia is ready for a military action against Iran if it tries to block the Strait of Hormuz, an adviser at Saudi Arabia’s Energy Ministry Ibrahim al-Muhanna said, adding Iran would be unable to close …

Iran earthquake injures more than 300 people

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake in the western Iranian province of Kermanshah has killed at least three people and injured more than 300 others. There were reports that the quake was felt as far away as Baghdad. A shallow earthquake struck …

Iranian F5 fighter jet crashes in Dezful

Iranian Air Force's F5 fighter jet crashed in Dezfoul, Khuzestan province, on Sunday, Mehr news agency reported. The fighter crashed, due to technical fault, while landing in the 4th military air base in Dezful, 460 kilometers (280 …

171 hospitalized due to thick dust storm in SE Iran

At least 171 people were hospitalized on Saturday because of the thick dust storm in Iran's southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, Xinhua reported citing official IRNA news agency. "Out of 810 people affected by the …

Iranian defense minister arrives in Syria

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier-General Amir Hatami arrived in Damascus on Sunday for a two-day visit. Hatami was welcomed by senior Syrian military and defense officials, Iran envoy to Syria Javad Torkabadi and …

Iran oil exports dip ahead of looming US sanctions

Oil exports from Iran have fallen steeply in the first half of August, according to preliminary tanker tracking data, as the threat of US sanctions is already beginning to curb demand from some of the OPEC member’s key …