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9/20/2014   --   10:24 AM
No plan for Rouhani-Obama meeting: Official

Politics - Senior Iranian official Abbas Araqchi said there are no plans for a meeting between the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his American counterpart Barack Obama on the sidelines of the 69th United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York.

9/20/2014   --   10:18 AM
Ebtekar opposed to water transfer from Caspian Sea to Central Plateau

Life - Head of the Department of Environment Masoumeh Ebtekar says no agreement has been reached for transfer of water from the Caspian Sea to the Central Plateau. “We do not agree with the idea anyway”.

9/20/2014   --   10:16 AM
Molaverdi invited to OIC meeting

Politics - Iran’s Vice President Shahindokht Molaverdi has been invited to attend the Fifth Women Ministerial Meeting of the States of Organization for Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which will be held in Baku, Azerbaijan, on October 20.

9/20/2014   --   10:13 AM
Iran Stresses Support for Any Compromise Plan Ensuring Public Rights in Yemen

Politics - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian said Tehran would welcome any compromise plan in Yemen that would guarantee restoration of people's rights in the Muslim country.

9/20/2014   --   10:11 AM
Azerbaijan Ready to Discuss Trilateral Oil Swap Supplies with Russia, Iran

Politics - Azerbaijan is ready to consider participation possibility in the organization of the Iranian oil supply for Russia via the model of trilateral swap agreements, Azerbaijani Ambassador to Russia Polad Bulbuloglu said.

9/20/2014   --   10:09 AM
Iranian Deputy FM: Success in N. Talks Depends on Powers' Approach

Politics - Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi said success in nuclear talks needs action on the side of the six world powers, and expressed the hope that the presence of the foreign ministers of Iran and the sextet of powers in the New York negotiations could accelerate settlement of differences

9/20/2014   --   10:04 AM
Iran Blasts Double-Standard Fight against Terrorism

Politics - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Seyed Abbas Araqchi underlined the necessity for consistent and unbiased campaign on the terrorist groups, including the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), in all countries without discrimination.

9/20/2014   --   9:58 AM
Iran's FM: West, US Unable to Curb Terrorism

Politics - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif strongly criticized the West, specially the US, for supporting terrorism in different parts of the world.

9/19/2014   --   5:33 PM
Iran shares in Gaza victory agaisnt Israel: Hamas official

Politics - A senior Hamas official has praised Iran’s support for Palestinian resistance groups, saying the Islamic Republic had a role in the movement’s victory in the recent Israeli war on the Gaza Strip.

9/19/2014   --   5:29 PM
Rouhani: Iran Opposed to US Deployment of Ground Forces in Iraq

Politics - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined that Tehran will not support and is opposed to the deployment of the US-led ground forces in Iraq to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group.

9/19/2014   --   5:26 PM
UN Chief Stresses Iran's Important Regional Role

Politics - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in a meeting with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underscored Tehran's major and important role in settling different problems in the region.

9/13/2014   --   11:37 AM
Supreme Leader prays for success of President Rouhaniˈs govˈt

Politics - Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, currently in hospital after a routine surgery, prayed for the success of President Hassan Rouhani and his administration on Saturday.

9/13/2014   --   11:36 AM
Ravanchi: Serious differences with 5+1 still in place

Politics - Foreign Ministry Deputy for Europe and America Affairs Majid Takht-e Ravanchi said substantial differences still remain with the group 5+1.

9/13/2014   --   7:25 AM
President Rouhani: All SCO Members Interested in Improvement of Ties with Iran

Politics - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed the pleasures that all member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) are eager to improve and enhance relations with Tehran.

9/13/2014   --   7:23 AM
Iranian Parliament Speaker Felicitates Iraq on Formation of New Gov't

Politics - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani congratulated the Iraqi government and nation on the formation of the new cabinet in that country.

9/10/2014   --   11:33 AM
Iranian FM Underscores Increased Consultations with New Iraqi Gov't

Politics - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif felicitated Ibrahim Jafari for his appointment as Iraq's new top diplomat, and underlined the necessity for bolstering cooperation and consultations between the two Muslim neighboring states.

9/10/2014   --   11:31 AM
Iran Voices Concern over Yemeni Regime's Crackdown on Protestors

Politics - The Iranian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday voiced strong concern over the Yemeni government's violent clamp down on peaceful protests, and asked Sana'a as well as all groups and parties in the country to exercise self-restraint.

9/10/2014   --   11:29 AM
Iran's 1st VP Felicitates Turkish PM on Appointment

Politics - Iran's First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri, in a message on Wednesday, extended his congratulation to Ahmet Davutoğlu on his appointment as the country's prime minister.

9/10/2014   --   11:27 AM
Deputy FM Demands Tehran-Pretoria Cooperation in Combating Extremism, Violence

Politics - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian warned against the spread of extremism and violence in different parts of the world, and called on Iran and South Africa to boost their cooperation in fighting terrorism.

9/10/2014   --   9:35 AM
Heads of State Continue Sending Felicitation Messages to Iranian Leader on Successful Surgery

Politics - Leaders of Pakistan and Turkey joint their other regional counterparts by sending congratulatory messages to the Iranian Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei who underwent a successful prostate surgery at a Tehran hospital Monday morning.

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