Russia Condemns US Threat to Kill New Comdr. of Iran’s IRGC Quds Force
TEHRAN(Basirat): Russia decried a recent threat by the US to assassinate Brigadier General Esmail Qa’ani, the new commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Quds Force, describing such remarks as “unacceptable.”
Iran to Launch Homegrown Satellite in Weeks
TEHRAN(Basirat): A new Iranian satellite is going to be sent into the orbit at an altitude of above 500 km within the next few weeks, the Minister of Information and Communications Technology announced.
Rouhani declares law to reflect U.S. crimes, conspiracies in school books
TEHRAN(Basirat): President Hassan Rouhani has declared a law, requiring the government to include subjects in the books of schools and universities to reflect American crimes and conspiracies, IRNA news agency reported on Wednesday.
Official: Iran First Exporter of Catalysts in OPEC
TEHRAN(Basirat): Vice-Chairman of Association of Catalyst Producers of Iran Abdolreza Hamidi announced that the country has ranked first among members of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in exporting catalysts.
Iran Is a Safe Country: Volleybal Coach Igor Kolakovic
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iran national volleyball team's head coach Igor Kolakovic feels really good being in the Middle East country and says that Iran is a safe country.
Iran Unveils Home-Made INFLIGHT AIP
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iran on Sunday unveiled an indigenized version of INFLIGHT Aeronautical Information Publication (or AIP) developed by Air Force experts.
Rouhani visits flood-hit Sistan-Baluchestan
TEHRAN(Basirat): President Hassan Rouhani visited the southeastern province of Sistan-Baluchestan early Saturday to monitor rescue and relief operations to people affected by massive floods caused by heavy rains in the province.
Iranian Spokesman Says Surprised by London Meeting on Plane Crash
TEHRAN(Basirat): Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi said he was surprised at a meeting among countries whose citizens died in an unintentional downing of a Ukrainian flight in Iran, calling on all sides to avoid turning the tragic human incident into a political issue.
Turkey Urges Joint Efforts for Regional Stability
TEHRAN(Basirat): Turkey’s Minister of Defense Hulusi Akar voiced concern about an atmosphere of tension in the region following the US assassination of Iranian commander Lt. General Qassem Soleimani, calling for concerted action to preserve stability and calm.
Arrests Made over Downing of Ukrainian Plane: Iranian Judiciary Official
TEHRAN(Basirat): The deputy head of Iran’s Judiciary said some individuals have been arrested for the human error behind the recent crash of a Ukrainian passenger plane near Tehran, which led to the deaths of all 176 people on board.
SNSC Secretary: Iran Not to Compromise Security, National Interests
TEHRAN(Basirat): Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani underlined that his country will never compromise its security and national interests, and said martyrdom of IRGC Qods Force Commander Lieutenant General Qassemi Soleimani further reinforced the resistance front.
Ali Mourad: General Soleimani to Inspire Youth, Soldiers of Muslim Nations Forever
TEHRAN(Basirat): Ali Mourad, journalist, says the history of modern resistance shows American and Israeli policy of assassinating resistance figures always results in stronger resistance.