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One killed, five injured in attack on southeast Iran

A member of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards was killed and five wounded in an armed attack in the restive southeast on Saturday, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Iranian Rial and US Dollar

Iran mulls slashing four zeros from rial currency

Iran’s central bank has proposed slashing four zeros from the rial, following the plunging of the currency’s value in the wake of an economic crisis fuelled by U.S. sanctions.
Iran - Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries - OPEC

Iran approves anti-money laundering bill

An Iranian arbitration body gave its approval on Saturday to an anti-money laundering bill seen as crucial to maintaining international trade and banking ties, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Iranian navy

Iran to deploy warships to Atlantic

Iran is to deploy its newest warship to the Atlantic Ocean on a five-month mission — the navy’s longest in a decade, the conservative Fars news agency reported on Saturday.

Iran moves closer to adopting law against funding terrorism

Iran’s parliament approved a tweaked draft law against funding terrorism on Wednesday which officials hope will bring Tehran closer to global standards and help remove it from investment blacklists as it faces renewed U.S. sanctions.
The Sahand has surface-to-surface and surface-to-air missiles and electronic warfare capabilities, state television reported [IRNA]

Iran unveils new domestically made warship

Iran's navy launched a domestically made destroyer, which state media said has radar-evading stealth properties, amid rising tensions with the United States.
Iran Oil and Gas

Iran hails oil-for-goods deal with South Korea

Iran said Saturday it had finalised a deal with South Korea to trade oil for goods, skirting renewed US sanctions.

Recep Erdogan: Jamal Khashoggi’s killers will not escape justice

President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday said that Turkey would not allow those responsible for the killing of Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, to escaped justice, from those who ordered it to those who carried it out.
This picture taken on September 22, 2018 in the southwestern Iranian city of Ahvaz shows injured soldiers lying on the ground at the scene of an attack on a military parade that was marking the anniversary of the outbreak of its devastating 1980-1988 war with Saddam Hussein's Iraq.At least eight troops were killed on September 22 in an attack on a military parade in the southwestern province of Khuzestan, the province's deputy governor Ali-Hossein Hosseinzadeh said. / AFP PHOTO / ISNA / ALIREZA MOHAMMADI

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard vows to avenge Ahvaz attack

Iran's Revolutionary Guard has vowed to revenge the attack on a military parade that killed 29 people, including the four attackers, and wounded 70 others.

Iran denies requesting for a meeting with Donald Trump

Iran has not requested a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Friday,.
Iranian officials say the US sanctions have not slowed the development of the country's arms industry [Iranian Defence Ministry via AFP]

Iran plans to boost missile capacity in spite of sanctions

Iran is planning to increase its missile capacity and acquire modern fighter jets and submarines as part of efforts to expand its defence capabilities, a senior official has said.

Two die, 241 injured in Iran earthquake

A strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck western Iran near the border with Iraq early Sunday, killing two people and injuring more than 200, officials said.
Iran Oil and Gas

Iran offers discount on oil, gas to Asian market

Iran is selling oil and gas at a discount to Asian customers as it prepares for the return of US sanctions, state news agency IRNA reported on Monday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

US can’t be trusted – Iran tells North Korea

President Hassan Rouhani of Iran told North Korea’s foreign minister that the U.S. cannot be trusted, Tehran’s state media said, as Washington seeks a deal to rein in the North’s nuclear and missile programmes.

FM: Iran will respond in kind if US tries to block oil exports

“If America wants to take a serious step in this direction it will definitely be met with a reaction and equal countermeasures from Iran,” foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi was quoted as saying by the state news agency IRNA.

Iran threatens to respond in kind if US tries to block oil exports

Iran will respond with equal countermeasures if the US tries to block its oil exports, the foreign ministry in Tehran said on Tuesday.
Gholamhossein Gheybparvar - MEHR

Iran will resist Trump’s “psychological warfare” – commander

Iran will resist U.S. President Donald Trump’s “psychological warfare”, a senior commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards was quoted as saying on Monday.
Iranian protesters in central Tehran on June 25, 2018. (AFP Photo-Atta Kenare)

Several injured during Iran water protests

Several people were injured in the southwestern Iranian city of Khorramshahr late Saturday when demonstrators protesting against water pollution clashed with police, Iranian state media reported.

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