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3/17/2017   --   7:41 PM
Iran, Azerbaijan discuss expanding ties

Politics - Iranian Communication and Information Technology Minister Mahmoud Vaezi, who chairs joint Iran-Azerbaijan economic commission, conferred with Azerbaijan Republic President Ilham Aliyev on expansion of bilateral ties.

3/17/2017   --   7:40 PM
Saudis not affording least help to regional peace in past turbulent years - spox

Politics - During the past turbulent years, Saudi Arabia, as a regional player, did not offer the least contribution to restoration of peace and stability in the region, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Friday.

3/17/2017   --   7:35 PM
Top security official blames US, Saudis for spread of terrorism

Politics - The US and Saudi rulers, by adopting supportive approach towards terrorism, are preparing the ground for development of terrorists’ action, Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said on Friday.

3/16/2017   --   8:03 PM
Occupation, terrorism, ethnic cleansing root causes of human trafficking: Iran envoy

Politics - Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations (UN) Gholamali Khoshroo pointed to occupation, wars of attrition, terrorism and ethnic cleansing as the main causes of human trafficking.

3/16/2017   --   8:00 PM
Navy commander: Iran able to confront all threats in free waters

Politics - Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced that Iran is able to confront all threats in the world’s free waters.

3/13/2017   --   3:43 PM
Iranian Speaker Urges Turkey to Observe Decency in Stances

Politics - Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said cautioning citizens against trips to Turkey does not spell “abnormal” relations with the northwestern neighbor, adding, however, that Turkish officials are expected to behave more gracefully in their stances on Iran.

3/13/2017   --   3:40 PM
Russian Minister: Rouhani visit to Moscow a jump for cooperation

Politics - Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak in meeting with Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi underlined the upcoming visit of President Hassan Rouhani to Moscow will pave the way for a stride in mutual cooperation.

3/13/2017   --   3:38 PM
Iran’s deputy FM heads for Kazakhstan

Politics - Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi-Ansari heading a delegation left Iran for Kazakhstan on Monday to participate in Astana 3 talks on Syria.

3/11/2017   --   12:59 PM
Foreign Ministry new portal unveiled

Politics - Foreign Ministry new portal was unveiled in the presence of Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday.

3/11/2017   --   12:57 PM
Iran's 2nd purchased Airbus lands at Mehrabad Int’l Airport

Politics - The second Airbus passenger plane, purchased by the Islamic Republic, landed at the Mehrabad International Airport in the Iranian capital on Saturday.

3/10/2017   --   8:05 PM
Iran’s sovereignty over 3 Islands irrefutable, ever-lasting: FM spox

Politics - Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said Iran’s sovereignty over the three Persian Gulf islands of the Abu Musa, the Greater Tunb and the Lesser Tunb is an irrefutable and a perpetual fact.

3/10/2017   --   8:03 PM
Enemy seeking to distance people from officials: cmdr

Politics - Deputy Commander-in-Chief of the Army Brigadier General Ahmad-Reza Pourdastan said enemy employing different tricks tends to separate people from officials.

3/6/2017   --   3:30 PM
IAEA Continues to Verify Non-Diversion of Nuclear Material in Iran: Amano

Politics - International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Director-General Yukiya Amano said the UN nuclear watchdog is continuing to verify the non-diversion of nuclear material in Iran.

3/6/2017   --   3:28 PM
Certain Persian Gulf littoral states purchase security: Defense minster

Politics - Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said on Monday some littoral states of the Persian Gulf buy their security and prepare the ground for presence of foreigners in the region.

3/6/2017   --   3:26 PM
FM spokesman rejects Bahraini officials’ latest anti-Iran claims

Politics - Spokesman of Foreign Ministry Bahram Qasemi refused latest claims of Bahraini rulers that allegedly related Iran to internal affairs of Bahrain.

3/4/2017   --   3:54 PM
US in no place to opine on human rights situation in other states: Iran

Politics - Iran has dismissed the recent US allegations of human rights violation in the Islamic Republic, saying Washington is in no position to make any judgment about other countries’ situation in this regard.

3/4/2017   --   3:51 PM
President Rouhani: US ashamed by Iran’s visas for American wrestlers

Politics - President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran’s move to grant visas to the American wrestlers who attended the newly-ended World Cup in Iran has 'made the US administration ashamed'.

3/4/2017   --   3:50 PM
Zarif: Iran, commonwealth countries can establish world energy capital

Politics - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that enhancing cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Iran and commonwealth countries mainly in the energy sector can turn the region into the world's capital of energy.

3/4/2017   --   3:48 PM
Zarif: Iran keen to broaden trade ties with Sri Lanka

Politics - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that Iran's private companies are interested in the expansion of trade exchanges with Sri Lanka.

3/1/2017   --   8:27 PM
Rouhani leaves Islamabad after attending 13th ECO summit

Politics - President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani left for Tehran on Wednesday after participating in 13th Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) Summit in Islamabad.

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