• EU has set up $80b fund for SMEs doing business with Iran: report

    EU has set up $80b fund for SMEs doing business with Iran: report

    TEHRAN – Mohammad-Hossein Adeli, the former secretary general of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), has said that the European Union has established an $80 billion fund to give credit to small and medium enterprises doing business with Iran, the Persian language Hamshahri newspaper reported on Wednesday.

  • ‘Rangelands on the verge of degradation in Iran’

    ‘Rangelands on the verge of degradation in Iran’

    TEHRAN – In recent years, soil erosion, climate change, drought spells, overexploitation as well as over-grazing have led to the degradation of many rangelands in Iran, an official with the Department of Environment has said.

  • Tehran: Trump made 8 requests to meet Rouhani

    Tehran: Trump made 8 requests to meet Rouhani

    TEHRAN – Presidential chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi announced on Wednesday that President Hassan Rouhani had received eight requests from his American counterpart, Donald Trump, for a meeting.

  • U.S. plans for wiping Iranian oil is an illusion: VP

    U.S. plans for wiping Iranian oil is an illusion: VP

    TEHRAN - Iranian First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Monday that The U.S.’s attempts for halting Iranian oil exports to the world markets is an illusion, Shana news agency reported.