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4/22/2014   --   10:58 PM
Rafsanjani, Saudi Envoy Discuss Regional Developments, Bilateral Ties

Politics - Chairman of Iran's Expediency Council (EC) Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and new Saudi Ambassador to Tehran Abdul Rahman bin Qarman al-Shahri discussed the latest developments on the regional and international scenes, and stressed the need for the consolidation of Tehran-Riyadh relations.

4/22/2014   --   10:54 PM
Maliki Accuses Saudi Arabia of Supporting Terrorism in Region

Politics - Iraqi Premier Nouri al-Maliki said Saudi Arabia has turned into a state of problems due to its policies in supporting terrorists in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and other countries.

4/22/2014   --   10:53 PM
Iran, Philippines Vow to Broaden All-Out Ties

Politics - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and the Philippines' newly appointed Ambassador to Tehran Eduardo Martin Meñez, in a meeting here on Tuesday, stressed the need for boosting Tehran-Manila relations in all sectors.

4/22/2014   --   10:52 PM
Lavrov: Caspian Sea Littoral States Seeking Region’s Sustainable Development

Politics - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov underlined that the five Caspian Sea littoral states - Russia, Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan - are in favor of peace and sustainable development in the region.

4/22/2014   --   10:50 PM
Iran, Kazakhstan Underscore Enhancement of All-Out Relations

Politics - Foreign Ministers of Iran and Kazakhstan, in a meeting in Moscow on Tuesday, pledged to do their best to pave the ground for the promotion of Tehran-Astana ties in all domains.

4/22/2014   --   10:44 PM
Iranian President Meets New European Envoys to Tehran

Politics - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani held separate meetings with newly-appointed ambassadors of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, New Zealand and Georgia in Tehran on Tuesday.

4/22/2014   --   10:41 PM
FM: Iran Favors Peace, Stability in Caspian Region

Politics - Tehran is in favor of strengthening peace and stability in the Caspian region, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said, stressing that military presence of the trans-regional states in the region is not wanted or accepted.

4/22/2014   --   9:04 PM
Zarif: Iran-World Powers Final Deal Facing No Unsolvable Problem

Politics - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that the ongoing negotiations with the six major world powers over the nuclear issue face no insurmountable barrier.

4/21/2014   --   5:35 PM
Iranian FM Due in Moscow Today

Politics - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif plans to pay an official visit to Moscow on Monday.

4/21/2014   --   5:32 PM
Deputy FM: Iranian Gov't Determined to Continue Talks with World Powers

Politics - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister and senior negotiator in talks with the world powers Seyed Abbas Araqchi underlined that Tehran is determined to continue negotiations with the Group 5+1 (the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany) to reach a comprehensive deal.

4/21/2014   --   5:29 PM
Iran, Ivory Coast Plan to Broaden Ties

Politics - Senior officials from Iran and Ivory Coast are to discuss new ways for the promotion of Tehran- Yamoussoukro all-out ties in a meeting later today.

4/21/2014   --   5:27 PM
Iran builds space suit for suborbital missions

Politics - A group of Iranian researchers have designed and built a laboratory space suit for suborbital missions

4/21/2014   --   5:24 PM
Zarif: IAEA Confirms Iran's Commitment to Geneva Deal

Politics - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that a recent report by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) about Iran is an endorsement of the country's commitment to the interim deal with the Group 5+1 (the US, Russia, Britain, China, France and Germany), and urged the world powers to do their end of the bargain.

4/21/2014   --   5:23 PM
Lavrov: Russia in Difficult Spot Amid Calls to 'Intervene' in Ukraine

Politics - Calls by local leaders for Moscow to intervene in the ongoing crisis in Eastern Ukraine have put Russia in a very difficult position, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Monday.

4/21/2014   --   5:20 PM
Iranian Navy ships on 90-day expedition berthed at Omanˈs port

Politics - The Navy ships (29th Flotilla) on 90-day expedition were berthed at Muscat port, Oman, a Navy official said on Monday.

4/20/2014   --   9:16 PM
Araqchi: Experts of Iran-G5+1 due to meet in New York

Politics - Iranˈs senior nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi said on Sunday that the expert meeting of Iran-G5+1 will be held in New York on May 5-9.

4/20/2014   --   9:14 PM
Iran could qualify for World Cup next stage, Ashkan Dejagah says

Sport - Iran international midfielder Ashkan Dejagah said that the team has a chance to book a place in the 2014 World Cup next stage.

4/20/2014   --   9:13 PM
Iranian Army unveils new defense achievements

Politics - The Iranian Army has unveiled five new domestically designed and produced pieces of military equipment during a ceremony attended by senior Iranian military officials.

4/20/2014   --   9:12 PM
Russia Calls US Tracing Putin’s Secret Accounts as 'Absurd'

Politics - The report in The Times on potential sanctions targeting President Vladimir Putin’s alleged secret personal wealth, is “apparently a hoax”, Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

4/20/2014   --   9:11 PM
Iranian Parliament Condemns UK's Sanctions on Tehran Officials

Politics - More than 200 lawmakers in a statement on Sunday deplored the UK's renewed sanctions against a number of Iranian officials as a move in contradiction to the recent interim agreement signed between Iran and the six world powers in Geneva on November 24.

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