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Airbus to sell 73 planes to Iranian airlines Zagros and Iran Airtour

PayvandNews – European aviation giant Airbus says it has signed basic agreements with two Iranian airlines over the purchase of a total of 73 planes. Second Airbus purchased by Iran Air arrives in Tehran on March 11, 2017 (photo by Islamic Republic News Agency) Airbus said in a statement that Iran’s Zagros Airlines would pick up 20 aircraft from the single-aisle Airbus A320neo family and …

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Iran demands that Saudis release three detained Iranian fishermen

PayvandNews – Iran’s interior minister called on Wednesday for the immediate release of three Iranian fishermen who were detained by the Saudi navy last week, saying their boasts were pushed off course by waves. cartoon by Keyvan Varessi, Iranian daily Ghanoon “Carrying fishing and legal permits, three fishing boats departed from (Iranian) Bushehr Port on Thursday toward deep Persian Gulf waters. …

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Rift between Iran’s ayatollah and re-elected president widens

Guardian – Hassan Rouhani questions political legitimacy of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei after supreme leader embarrassed president at high-profile meeting. The Iranian president, Hassan Rouhani, walks under a picture of the supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Photograph: Ebrahim Noroozi/APView more sharing options Saeed Kamali Dehghan Iran correspondent Tensions are mounting between Iran’s supreme leader and the country’s president after the latter’s landslide …

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Saudi-Iran Tensions Seen Worsening With Rise Of New Saudi Crown Prince

RFL/RE – Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran — already running high — could worsen with King Salman’s designation of his aggressive and ambitious son, Muhammad bin Salman, as the next ruler, analysts say. The crown prince said last month on Saudi TV that he was not open to trying to improve relations with Tehran, which he accused of trying …

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Iran’s Khamenei Reportedly Ordered Missile Strikes on IS Targets in Syria

VOA – Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei ordered weekend missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria, Revolutionary Guards said, contradicting a previous report that they were authorized by the country’s security council. The Guards fired six mid-range surface to surface missiles from western Iran into Syria’s Deir al Zour province on Sunday night, the first attack of its …

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