Zionist Fire Injures Five Palestinians near Gaza Border

At least five people have sustained injuries in Zionist artillery shelling in the besieged Gaza Strip amid weeks-long anti-occupation demonstrations.

According to the Palestinian Health Ministry, the attack was carried out in an area in the city of Khan Yunis on Wednesday. One of the wounded is said to be in critical condition, Press T.V reported.

Rouhani: Iran’s Military Capability No Threat to Neighbors

President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the Iranian military’s defense capabilities are for deterrent and pose no threat against the neighboring countries.

“We seek to have friendly and brotherly ties with our neighbors and tell them that our weapon, missile, airplane and tanks are not against them and are for deterrence,” Rouhani said during a ceremony marking Army Day.

Iran Vows to Keep up Anti -Terror Cooperation with Iraq

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the Islamic Republic will keep up its counter-terrorism cooperation with Iraq until the annihilation of terrorism.

The Iranian defense chief said that the Daesh terrorist group had inflicted a lot of damage on the nations of the region, especially Iraq, and stressed that all countries needed to put an all-out anti-terror fight high on their agenda or they would suffer.

Foreign Ministry Presents 9th Quarterly Report on JCPOA to Majlis


Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Wednesday announced that the ministry presented the ninth quarterly report on the JCPOA to Majlis (Iranian Parliament).

The JCPOA stands for the official name of the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, under which Iran got sanctions relief in return for curbs on its nuclear program.

The report pointed to International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) tenth report verifying Iran’s full adherence to its nuclear commitments, continuation of nuclear activities within the framework of Strategy Number 6 and clarifying that over the past three months, Iran’s all nuclear activities, especially in the field of research and development, have gone ahead of the agency’s schedule, Qasemi said.

Respecting countries sovereignty, Iran's basic policy

Tehran– Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi late on Sunday reiterated Iran’s permanent and principled policy of non-interference in other countries’ internal affairs, rejecting allegations made against Iran in Arab League Summit’s closing statement.

Deploring deeply over certain contents of the closing statement of the Arab League Summit in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, he said that the statement also like the other ones repeated the alleged and futile claims and lies against the Islamic Republic once again, failing to find out causes of regional crises, as it ignores the realities on the ground, IRNA reported.