Iran says it warns off US Navy "spy plane" in its airspace
After receiving the Iranian naval forces' warning, the US Navy's EP-3E aircraft, flying above the Sea of Oman, left the country's airspace and returned to international air routes, the semi-official Tasnim news agency quoted the public relations department of the Iranian Army's Navy as saying on Sunday.
Iran to enforce compulsory hijab rule on women
This comes after months of protests demanding an end to the restriction, BBC reported. A hardline Iranian MP has issued an ultimatum to the judiciary to come up with measures to put a stop to women flouting the rules on headscarves within the next 48 hours, the report said.
11 pro-Iran fighters killed by US airstrikes in Syria
The airstrikes hit an arms depot and other military outposts of the pro-Iran fighters in the province of Deir al-Zour, in retaliation to the pro-Iran militias' drone attacks on US positions in the same region, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor on Friday. Rami Abdul-Rahman, the head of the.
Iran's top leader says ready to work with Europeans conditionally
The leader made the remarks on Tuesday in an address to the people in the northeastern city of Mashhad on the first day of the new year in Iran. The leader made the remarks on Tuesday in an address to the people in the northeastern city of Mashhad on the first day of the new year in Iran. The top Iranian leader said the West has made bids to.
Iran to send ambassador to UAE soon
Ali Bagheri Kani, Iranian deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs, said that Iran has appointed the envoy and the process of dispatching him to Abu Dhabi is going through its final stages, Xinhua news agency reported, citing a report by IRNA. Kani made the remarks as Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani.
Iran says prisoner swap possible should US acts 'realistically'
He made the remarks on Monday at a weekly press conference in a response to the US rejection of Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian's comments on the exchange of prisoners between the two sides on Sunday, official news agency IRNA reported. Iran is ready to swap prisoners with the US as a humanitarian issue, Kanaani noted, adding that negotiations are underway between Tehran and Washington through mediators with regard to the prisoner exchange issue, Xinhua news agency reported.
Iran says agreement reached with US on prisoner exchange; Washington denies
Amir-Abdollahian made the remarks on Sunday in a live televised interview, saying if everything goes on well on the side of the Americans, the prisoner swap will be done in the coming days, according to Iran's official news agency IRNA. He added Iran views the case as an entirely humanitarian issue, noting that the two sides indirectly signed a deal in March 2022 to this end.
Iran unveils final prototype of indigenous jet trainer
Dubbed Yasin, the aircraft can also be tasked with close air support, said Iranian Defence Minister Mohammadreza Ashtiani at a ceremony held to launch an aircraft assembly line in Tehran, according to official news agency IRNA. Equipped with homegrown subsystems such as ejection seats, avionics, engines and landing gears, the final prototype is much upgraded and developed in tactical terms compared to the first one unveiled in October 2019.
Iran says deal to purchase Su-35 jets from Russia finalised
"Following the end of the Iran-Iraq war in 1988, Iran asked a number of countries to consider the possibility of selling it fighter jets, and Russia said it was ready for the deal," the Iranian mission was quoted as telling Russia's Sputnik news agency, Xinhua news agency reported. The restrictions on Iran's purchase of conventional weapons were removed in October 2020.
Iran, Saudi Arabia agree to re-establish diplomatic relations following talks in China
"Saudi Arabia and Iran agree to respect state sovereignty and not interfere in internal matters," the statement said, adding that the two countries' foreign ministers will meet soon to arrange for the exchange of envoys and discuss means to enhance ties, Al Arabiya reported.