International Energy Agency (IEA) has predicted that Iran will expand its oil production capacity by 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) to reach 4.15 million bpd in 2022.
TEHRAN – Iran on Tuesday made operational an electronic visa system that works with visitors from more than 180 countries.
By Uri Savir
The European Union finds itself at a crossroads, as important changes are taking place both inside and outside of Europe. And the outcome of this crossroads will undoubtedly affect many regions in the world, including the Middle East.
By Farhana Khera & Johnathan Smith
President Trump’s executive order barring immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries experienced nearly universal defeat in the federal courts. On Monday, he issued a revised version of that order, but it still suffers from a fundamental, and fatal, flaw: It constitutes unlawful religious discrimination.
TEHRAN – Iraqi prime minister’s military advisor has hailed Iran’s positive role in fighting terrorism in Iraq.
The Danish government has announced plans to expand its official co-operation with Iran through sustainable urban development and patents regarding products.
TEHRAN – The Iranian Interior Ministry announced on Tuesday that the date to register to contest the presidential election will start on April 9.
TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has denounced as untrue a recent U.S. report accusing Iran of falling short of international standards for free elections, ISNA reported.
By: Ebrahim Fallahi
TEHRAN – Attended by senior officials and company representatives, an Iran-Slovakia business forum was held at Tehran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture (TCCIMA) on Tuesday.
TEHRAN – Mostafa Mirsalim, a potential principlist candidate for the 2017 presidential election, met with Grand Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi, the Shoma weekly paper reported on Monday.
TEHRAN – “Beyond the Words”, a co-production of France and Iran, will go on stage at the Theatre Le Verso in the city of Saint Etienne running from March 23 to 26.
By Vahid Pourtajrischi
TEHRAN - Johnny G. Melikyan, a political analyst at the Armenian Center for Regional Studies (CRS) of Public Administration Academy, believes that the great powers including the new U.S. administration should know that the only way to defeat Daesh is to form a large coalition, which includes NATO, Russia, Turkey, Iran, Arabs, etc.
TEHRAN – Iran’s gasoline production is set to witness an increase of 16 million liters per day (mld) soon, Shana quoted an oil official as saying on Monday.
TEHRAN – The Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization plans to establish a national handicrafts showroom in Tehran in a bid to facilitate trade and yet to eliminate brokers.
TEHRAN – The Iranian defense minister has said that certain Arab neighbors should know that they cannot “buy security”, calling on them to think other ways to ensure their security.
TEHRAN – The Iranian Ambassador to China, Ali Asghar Khaji, has praised China’s important role in the negotiations that led to the historic nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers, the five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany.
TEHRAN – Zahra Ahmadipour, the director of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts Organization, left Tehran for Germany on Monday to attend the opening ceremony of the Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin (ITB Berlin), which runs from March 8 to 12.
TEHRAN - Following a landmark nuclear deal Tehran and world powers clinched in 2015, Iran is repeatedly named as a hot travel destination by a circle of international media outlets in terms of its rich history, picturesque sceneries, traditions, cuisine and hospitable people.
By Ali Kushki
TEHRAN – Despite its vitality for the Middle East, no special advance has been made on relations between Tehran and Cairo, stalled for about four decades now, a spokesman with Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
By Farnaz Heidari
The ecology of the common fox is of interest because of high adaptability. This species is found in all regions of Iran with the exception of the northern forests and the drier parts of the central deserts, where it is replaced by the sand fox. In Europe common fox (or red fox) is a reddish color but in Iran it is usually a buff grey-brown with a browner back. In North America, however, there are many distinct color varieties, with up to 20 percent of red foxes being black or silver.
TEHRAN — Tehran will hopefully dispatch 80,000 pilgrims to Hajj in 2017, the Supreme Leader’s representative in Hajj affairs said on Sunday, Tasnim reported.
The Middle East has always been the target of certain factions due to its geopolitical significance and rich underground sources.
TEHRAN -- Pakistan’s army chief has said that stronger defense ties between Tehran and Islamabad can enhance regional peace and stability.
TEHRAN- The value of vehicles and related spare parts imported to Iran during the first eleven months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2016-February 18, 2017) stood at over $2.3 billion, Tasnim news agency reported on Sunday.
TEHRAN – More than 280 individuals have registered to run in the midterm parliamentary elections slated for May 19, Tasnim reported on Sunday.
TEHRAN – The Front of Independents and Moderates has introduced five candidates for the May presidential election.
TEHRAN- Some 5 quadrillion rials (about $132.8 billion) of investments is required to fully implement transportation projects in Iran by the end of the country’s 1404 Outlook Plan (March 2026), according to a transport official.
TEHRAN – Abbas Araqchi, Iran’s deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs, left Tehran for Jakarta on Sunday to attend the ministerial meeting of Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA), IRNA reported.
TEHRAN – Following months of negotiations between the Islamic Republic and Saudi Arabia about hajj, the two sides might be on the verge of reaching an agreement, ending what has become a source of discord between the two Middle-Eastern countries.
TEHRAN – Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has congratulated newly-appointed Bulgarian Prime Minister Ognyan Gerdzhikov on the National Day of Bulgaria.