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8/31/2013   --   4:23 PM
Tehran, New Delhi Close to Agreement on Indian Tanker under Custody

Economy - Iranian Deputy Minister of Road and Urbanization Seyed Ataollah Sadr announced on Saturday that Tehran and New Delhi are close to an agreement on the fate of an Indian oil tanker which was intercepted by Iran in the Persian Gulf earlier this month.

4/8/2013   --   10:11 AM
Russian cultural festival to be held in Tehran

Culture - Russia is slated to present its cultural heritage and national artworks during a festival in the Iranian capital city of Tehran in early autumn.

3/18/2013   --   11:44 AM
Tehran Starts Generating Electricity from City Garbage

Economy - Tehran started generation of electricity from the garbage hills produced by its over 10 million population, Tehran Mayor's Deputy for Civil Services Mojtaba Abdollahi announced on Sunday.

3/13/2013   --   7:32 PM
Leader's Top Aide: Foreign Colonialism Root Cause of Muslim Problems

Politics - Supreme Leader's Advisor for International Affairs Ali Akbar Velayati underlined Iran's important role and position in the Muslim world, and said foreign colonialism is the main cause of problems in the Islamic world.

3/1/2013   --   8:17 PM
Larijani: Iran Seeks Strategic Partnership with India

Politics - Iranian top legislator Ali Larijani in a meeting with Indian President Pranab Mukherjee underscored the two countries' abundant commonalities, and said Tehran seeks strategic and long-term partnership with New Delhi.

2/23/2013   --   8:23 PM
Fajr International Music Festival 2013 announced winners

Culture - The 28th edition of Fajr International Music Festival has announced this year’s winners during a ceremony held in Tehran’s Vahdat Hall.

2/20/2013   --   9:26 AM
P5+1 must recognize Iran's nuclear rights: Spokesman

Politics - Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman says if the group of six major world powers (P5+1) recognizes the Islamic Republic’s rights, Tehran will remove their concerns over the country’s nuclear energy program.

2/18/2013   --   1:13 PM
Dutch, Iranian pianists stage joint performance in Tehran

Culture - Iranian pianist Aida Sigharian and Dutch music artist Ralph van Raat have presented joint performance at the 28th Fajr International Music Festival.

1/25/2013   --   8:13 PM
Iran president warns against issues causing Shia-Sunni division

Politics - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has warned against evil plots aimed at causing division among Shia and Sunni Muslims, stressing the importance of reinforcing unity among Muslim nations across the world.

1/2/2013   --   1:03 PM
Iran Concerned about Bahraini Regime's Use of Toxic Gases against People

Politics - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian voiced Tehran's deep concern about the Manama regime's use of chemical gases against Bahraini protesters.

12/26/2012   --   9:24 PM
FM: Iran Standing Firm against Imposition of Foreign Solutions Syrian Crisis

Politics - Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi stressed Iran's support for a political solution to the Syrian crisis, but meantime, underlined that Tehran will not allow any foreign side to impose a solution to the crisis.

12/21/2012   --   11:24 AM
Deceased blogger’s mother seeks punishment for her son’s slayer

Politics - Politics- The attorney for the family of the deceased Iranian blogger, Sattar Beheshti said Beheshti’s mother is seeking Qesas (equal retaliation) metted out according to the Islamic law of punishment for the slayer of his son.

12/13/2012   --   11:23 AM
IAEA top officials arrive in Iranian capital for talks

Politics - Deputy Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Herman Nackaerts has arrived in the Iranian capital, Tehran, for a fresh round of bilateral talks on Iran’s nuclear energy program.

12/11/2012   --   11:00 PM
Official: Iran, IAEA to Discuss Modality Plan for Cooperation in Thursday Talks

Politics - A senior Iranian official announced that experts from Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are due to hold their new round of talks in Tehran on Thursday to discuss a modality plan for the two sides' cooperation.

12/11/2012   --   10:37 AM
Ahmadinejad hails unique role of scholars, academics

Politics - Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has stressed the unique and prominent role of scholars and academics in reforming societies and facilitating the realization of the ideals of humankind.

12/8/2012   --   8:33 PM
Iran ready to boost Europe ties based on mutual trust, respect: FM

Politics - Iran’s Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi says Tehran is ready to expand relations with European countries based on mutual respect and trust.

12/6/2012   --   11:42 AM
Iran Offers Scientific, Technological Aid to Tunisia

Politics - Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a meeting with Tunisian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Mocef Ben Salem voiced Tehran's preparedness to provide Tunis with its latest advancements in science and technology.

12/3/2012   --   1:54 PM
Iran, Pakistan discuss IP gas pipeline project

Economy - Iran and Pakistan have discussed plans to develop Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline project, which will deliver natural gas from Pars Special Energy Economic Zone in Assaluyeh in the southern Iranian province of Bushehr to Pakistan.

12/2/2012   --   11:47 PM
Tehran to host second meeting on Syria: Iranian deputy FM

Politics - Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian says the second round of the Syria National Dialogue meeting is planned to be held in Tehran.

11/30/2012   --   8:26 PM
Ahmadinejad Reiterates Iran's Support for Palestinian Nation

Politics - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in a message to the UN General Assembly underlined Tehran's continued support for the oppressed Palestinian nation, and condemned Tel Aviv's inhuman and expansionist policies.

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