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US tries to strangle Iran economically

MOSCOW – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday that the United States is trying to economically strangle Iran and provoke discontent among the Iranian people. “If the American plan is to strangle Iran economically and stimulate the people’s discontent, we see the same plan in relation to Venezuela ,” Lavrov said. According to the […]

MAJOR: Kyrgyzstan and Iran discuss De-Dolarization

TEHRAN/BISHKEK – Iranian First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri proposed Kyrgyzstan to use national currencies in trade ties between the two countries. Jahangiri made the remarks in a meeting with Kyrgyz Economy and Transport Ministers in Tehran on Wednesday evening. During the meeting, he expressed satisfaction with the successful holding of the joint commission on economic cooperation […]

Iran begins mass production of ‘amazing’ cruise missile (VIDEO)

TEHRAN – Iran has begun mass production of the new submarine-launched Jask cruise missiles, said Iranian Navy commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi. The information was released by the official during an event to demonstrate new weapons and new Iranian military projects. Despite the revelation, the navy commander did not disclose details or characteristics of the […]

Bilateral trade relations between Iran and EU suffer under harsh US sanctions

Trade between the European Union (EU) and the Islamic Republic of Iran has dropped roughly 74.92% percent this year from January to September compared to last year during the same timeframe, due to US-imposed sanctions, according to the European statistical office. The top three trading partners in the European bloc were Germany, Italy, and the […]

Iran expects to receive $2 billion loan from Russia

TEHRAN – Iran wants to receive a $2 billion loan from Russia to implement various projects, potentially increasing Moscow’s investments in the country to $5 billion. The information was confirmed on Saturday by Russian Energy Minister Aleksandr Novak. “They actually placed orders on various government projects, budgets and loan … Approximately $2 billion, $5 billion […]

Washington’s Fingerprints All Over Iranian Protests

TEHRAN/WASHINGTON, D.C. – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has once again made remarks in support of riots in Iran, interfering in the country’s domestic affairs in support of, not people’s right of protest, but riots by saboteurs. Turning a blind eye to the escalating radical violent crimes in a number of cities that seriously […]

Russia will provide electronic intelligence systems to Iran

MOSCOW – Russia will provide defensive armaments to Tehran as an electronic intelligence complex, Russian military technical cooperation representative Dmitry Shugaev said. Leading government and corporate officials from the aviation and military cooperation sectors are gathered at Dubai Aeroshow 2019, held in the capital of the United Arab Emirates from November 17-22. Russian Federal Service […]