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7/16/2014   --   1:59 PM
Iran condemns deadly bomb attack in Afghanistan

Politics - Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham in a statement released on Wednesday condemned the worst suicide bomb attack in Afghanistan since 2012.

5/26/2014   --   3:46 PM
Karzai refuses to meet Obama at Bagram airfield

Politics - Afghanistan’s President Hamid Karzai has turned down an offer by the US to visit President Barack Obama at an American airbase outside the Afghan capital, Kabul.

6/21/2013   --   4:38 PM
Iranian Envoy Blames Alien Forces for Insecurities in Afghanistan

Politics - Iran's Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Gholam Hossein Dehqani took the US and its western allies' military presence in Afghanistan responsible for continued insecurities in the war-torn country.

4/20/2013   --   11:06 PM
Envoy: Iran Seeks Development of Economic, Cultural Ties with Afghanistan

Economy - Iranian Ambassador to Kabul Abolfazl Zohrehvand underlined Tehran's enthusiasm for the further expansion of relations with Afghanistan, specially in economic and cultural fields.

4/16/2013   --   9:27 AM
Minister: Iranian, Afghan Nations Never Alienated

Culture - Iranian Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Seyed Mohammad Hosseini hailed the friendly and brotherly relations between Iran and Afghanistan, and said that the two nations have never been alienated from each other due to their abundant historical and cultural bonds.

4/3/2013   --   3:52 PM
Attack Rocks Governor's Compound in Farah, Afghanistan

Politics - A fierce battle has been raging in the West Afghan city of Farah after gunmen reportedly attacked the governor's compound with a bomb-laden vehicle, reports said.

3/19/2013   --   11:09 AM
Iranian Speaker Condoles with Afghan Counterpart over Death of Father, Brother

Politics - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani in a message to the Speaker of Afghan Wolesi Jirga, Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi, expressed his condolences over the death of Ibrahimi's father and brother in the recent suicide attack.

2/18/2013   --   1:13 PM
Two Iranian artists honored in World Press Photo Contest

Politics - Two Iranian photographists Ebrahim Norouzi and Majid Saeedi have been hailed in different sections of the 56th World Press Photo Contest.

2/14/2013   --   1:19 PM
Official: Iran-Afghanistan Bilateral Ties Unaffected by Western Sanctions

Politics - The US-led western sanctions have failed to influence Iran's relations with its neighboring countries, including Afghanistan, a senior Iranian official said.

2/2/2013   --   8:15 PM
Iran’s Larijani to attend ECO parliament speakers meeting in Pakistan

Politics - Iran Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani will visit Pakistan later this month to attend a meeting of parliament speakers of the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO), a senior advisor says.

1/29/2013   --   2:18 PM
NATO stirs sectarian violence in Iraq, Afghanistan: Larijani

Politics - Speaker of Iran Majlis (parliament) Ali Larijani says NATO forces are stirring up sectarian division in Iraq and Afghanistan instead of helping restore calm to the war-torn countries.

1/28/2013   --   9:35 AM
Iranian Energy Minister Conveys Ahmadinejad's Message to Karzai

Economy - Iranian Energy Minister Majid Namjou, who is on an official visit to Kabul, submitted a message from President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to his Afghan counterpart Hamid Karzai.

1/17/2013   --   11:52 AM
Nothing can separate Iran, Afghanistan: Iranian deputy FM

Politics - Iran Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia and Oceania Abbas Araqchi says nothing can separate the Iranian and Afghan nations.

1/17/2013   --   11:51 AM
Iran electricity exports increase 34 percent: Energy Ministry

Economy - Iran’s electricity exports to neighboring countries have increased by about 34 percent since the beginning of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20, 2012).

1/16/2013   --   9:29 AM
Iranian Army rejects media claims on US warplanes intrusion

Politics - An Iranian Army commander has rejected media claims that several US warplanes have intruded into the Islamic Republic’s airspace.

1/13/2013   --   11:36 PM
No Iran-US meeting on Afghanistan: Iran Majlis advisor

Politics - An adviser to Iran Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani says no talks have taken place between Tehran and Washington over the planned 2014 US withdrawal from Afghanistan.

1/7/2013   --   7:39 AM
Jalili: Iran, Afghanistan should not let West negatively influence ties

Politics - The Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), Saeed Jalili says Iran and Afghanistan should not allow the West to negatively influence their friendly ties.

1/6/2013   --   2:01 PM
Senior Iranian, Afghan Security Officials Stress Expansion of Bilateral Relations

Politics - Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Saeed Jalili and Head of Afghan National Security Council Rangin Dadfar Spanta underlined the necessity for the further expansion Tehran-Kabul relations.

1/3/2013   --   8:29 PM
US court rejects lawsuit demanding details on American drone attacks

Politics - A US court has rejected a lawsuit by a media outlet demanding that US President Barack Obama’s administration disclose the details of targeted killings by drone strikes.

1/1/2013   --   11:11 PM
Iran, Afghanistan seek peace for world: Ahmadinejad

Politics - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says Iran and Afghanistan seek “peace and brotherhood” for all countries in the world.

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