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1/29/2017 - 12:55 PM

Larijani: Visa ban for Iranian nationals sign of US fear

Politics - Majlis (Parliament) speaker Ali Larijani criticized US decision to ban entry of citizens from certain countries including Iran, saying Americans are even afraid of their own shadows.
1/29/2017 - 12:52 PM

Oscar Academy expresses regret at Farhadi’s travel ban

Politics - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) in a statement expressed its regret over visa ban for Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi.
1/29/2017 - 12:50 PM

Deputy FM hails injection of UF6 into IR8 centrifuges

Politics - Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs, Abbas Araqchi, on Sunday praised injection of Uranium hexafluoride (UF6) into IR8 centrifuges as a turning point in Iranian scientists’ Research and Development (R&D) activities.
1/28/2017 - 12:41 PM

Iran Ready for Talks on New Gas Deal with Turkmenistan: Official

Politics - A top Iranian energy official said the country is ready to stop taking its case against Turkmenistan to the international arbitration court and resume talks on a new gas deal, provided that Ashgabat compensate Tehran for reneging on a previous agreement by cutting supplies.
1/28/2017 - 12:36 PM

Iran starts sending own oil tankers to Europe

Politics - Reports say Iran has sent at least two supertankers to Europe in what appears to be the country’s first direct shipment of crude oil to EU clients after the removal of sanctions last year.
1/28/2017 - 12:33 PM

WFTGA Convention to help sustainable development

Politics - Holding 2017 Iran’s World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (WFTGA) Convention is in line with UN aims and is a factor to promote sustainable development, Head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization said.
1/28/2017 - 12:28 PM

Rouhani: Iran country of peace, friendship

Politics - The Islamic Republic of Iran is the country of peace and friendship, says President Hassan Rouhani.
1/22/2017 - 3:45 PM

No Sign of Terror Plot in Deadly Collapse of High-Rise in Tehran: Minister

Politics - Iranian Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi said there has been no indication of any terrorist plot behind a deadly fire and subsequent collapse of a high-rise in downtown Tehran.
1/22/2017 - 3:42 PM

Iran’s Non-Oil Exports Exceed $35bln in 10 Months

Economy - Iran’s non-oil exports have reached over $35 billion over the first ten months of the current Iranian year, which started on March 20, 2016, latest official data released by the country’s Customs Office shows.
1/22/2017 - 3:40 PM

Iran to ‘Act Appropriately’ If Trump Nixes JCPOA: AEOI Chief

Politics - Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said if US President Donald Trump tears up the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers, Iran will “act appropriately”.
1/21/2017 - 1:31 PM

Iranian Delegation in Kazakhstan for Syria Peace Talks

Politics - A diplomatic delegation from Iran arrived in Kazakhstan on Saturday to attend the Syria peace negotiations in the city of Astana.
1/21/2017 - 1:26 PM

Iran Raps Deadly Terror Attack in Pakistan’s Busy Market

Politics - Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi strongly condemned a Saturday terrorist attack in neighboring Pakistan that killed at least 20 people and injured many others.
1/21/2017 - 1:24 PM

President Hopes for Survival of People in Tehran’s Collapsed Building

Politics - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed the hope on Saturday that a number of people trapped beneath the rubble of a collapsed building in downtown Tehran would be retrieved safe and sound.
1/21/2017 - 1:20 PM

Iran flag at half-mast in Pakistan over Tehran fire disaster

Politics - The Iranian flag has remained at half-mast at the Embassy of Iran in Pakistan as a sign of mourning on the sad occasion of fire in a Tehran trade center.
1/18/2017 - 12:30 PM

FM confers with Swiss counterpart in Davos

Politics - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred with Swiss Foreign Minister Didier Burkhalter on the sidelines of World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland.
1/18/2017 - 12:28 PM

Zarif, Mogherini review regional-global developments

Politics - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred on Wednesday with EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini on regional and global developments.
1/14/2017 - 12:52 PM

Iran, Syria deputy FMs discuss Astana talks on Syria

Politics - Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari and his Syrian counterpart Faisal Mekdad, in a phone conversation on Saturday, discussed the upcoming intra-Syrian talks in Astana.
1/14/2017 - 12:49 PM

Minister: Women main elements of human development

Culture - Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Reza Salehi-Amiri said Saturday that women are the key components of human development in the Islamic Iran.
1/11/2017 - 10:56 AM

Diplomat: Iran to Enrich More Nuclear Material with New Plan

Politics - A diplomat denied reports that a clean-up plan at the Natanz facility will bring Iran’s stockpile of enriched uranium below a cap mentioned in a nuclear agreement with world powers, saying residue from the process will be exempted from the 300-kg limit on Iran’s enriched uranium.
1/11/2017 - 10:50 AM

Larijani, Malian president of National Assembly meet in Tehran

Politics - Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani held talks here Wednesday with the visiting Malian President of National Assembly Issaka Sidibé on issues of mutual interest.