Syrian Prime Minister Wael Nader al-Halqi has arrived in Tehran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials.
Secretary of Iran’s Human Rights Council Mohammad Javad Larijani expressed displeasure in the 7-month-long extension of the nuclear talks between Tehran and the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, China, Britain and France plus Germany), saying the US aims to lay more pressure on Iran during this period.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined his government's determination to remove the cruel sanctions against the country, and said the world powers have no way out but to sit to the negotiating table with Tehran.
Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian underlined Tehran's readiness to cooperate with Yerevan in different areas, specially in energy and economic sectors.
Iranian Vice-President for Legal Affairs Elham Aminzadeh blasted the West for attempting to impose its culture and human rights criteria on the other world states, and asked for setting up an international body to punish the countries which violate human rights based on global norms.
Politburo Chief of the Palestinian Resistance Movement Hamas Khaled Mashaal underlined that Hamas is resolved to reinvigorate relations with Tehran.
The Syrian army continued its advances in the Northern parts of the country, and regained control of a strategic area in Aleppo city.
Powerful blast rocked Syria's Northern province of al-Raqqa, killing tens of ISIL terrorists, media report said.
One of Nigeria's most powerful Muslim leaders, the emir of Kano, expressed optimism that the insurgency of Boko Haram Takfiri group will soon be over.
an nuclear negotiators are to leave Tehran for the Swiss city of Geneva on Monday to take part in a fresh round of talks with the six major world powers.
Kaveh L. Afrasiabi
Senior Middle East Analyst
Iran exported over 19,133,000 tons of various commodities to China with the total value of $5.979bln in the first eight months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21- October 22).
Iran will soon resume exports of petrochemical products to Europe after a several-year cease due to the US-led sanctions.
Iranian Economy Minister Ali Tayyebnia and Pakistani Oil Minister Shahed Khaqan Abbasi signed an agreement to resume Iran's oil exports to Pakistan after a three-year suspension.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif lashed out at the world powers for using terrorism and extremism as a tool to attain their goals.
Participants in the first international conference on 'World Against violence and Extremism (WAVE)' in Tehran in their final statement on Wednesday asked the world governments, politicians and religious leaders to condemn terrorism, violence and extremism in all forms.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned that the sudden decrease in oil prices in recent months is a plot hatched by the enemies against the regional people and Muslims.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with Tajik Deputy Foreign Minister Nezamoddin Shamsiddin Zahedi in Tehran on Wednesday underlined that time is now ripe for enhancing economic cooperation.