Iran

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  • Air Defense says guards Iran against foreign intervention 2018-06-12 04:43

    Air Defense says guards Iran against foreign intervention

    TEHRAN – The Commander of the Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base, the central headquarters of Iran’s Air Defense, says his forces would protect the Islamic Republic against any attempts of military invasion by enemies.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-06-11 18:19

    Iran cautions North Korea ahead of Trump-Kim summit

    TEHRAN – Iran said on Monday that it welcomes any attempt to restore peace and stability to the Korean Peninsula but advised Pyongyang to practice vigilance in dealing with “oath-breaking” Washington.

  • Iran welcomes Eid al-Fitr ceasefire in Afghanistan 2018-06-11 08:09

    Iran welcomes Eid al-Fitr ceasefire in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi has welcomed the Afghan government’s decision to announce a ceasefire with the Taliban on the occasion of the Eid al-Fitr festivities.

  • Three destroyers to join Iranian naval fleet by year-end 2018-06-11 07:14

    Three destroyers to join Iranian naval fleet by year-end

    TEHRAN – Navy Commander Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi has announced that the production of Sahand destroyer has been finished and the destroyer will join the naval fleet very soon.

  • Iran to stay in Syria upon Damascus’s request: advisor 2018-06-11 06:19

    Iran to stay in Syria upon Damascus’s request: advisor

    TEHRAN – Hossein Amir Abdollahian, a senior foreign policy advisor to the parliament speaker, said on Sunday that Iran will stay in Syria as long as the Syrian government asks for advisory help, Mehr reported.

  • No obstacle to Iran’s SCO membership, envoy says 2018-06-11 05:42

    No obstacle to Iran’s SCO membership, envoy says

    TEHRAN – There is no obstacle to Iran’s full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO), Iranian Ambassador to Beijing Ali Asqar Khaji has said.

  • Salehi: Iran proceeding with nuclear propulsion project 2018-06-11 03:06

    Salehi: Iran proceeding with nuclear propulsion project

    TEHRAN – The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has made preparations for a mega project to build nuclear propulsion systems and that serious steps have been taken to complete it, AEOI chief Ali Akbar Salehi has said.

  • SCO 2018-06-10 22:36

    SCO summiteers back full implementation of JCPOA

    TEHRAN – Leaders of countries member to the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) issued a statement on Sunday urging a “full and efficient” implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

  • ‘53 died per day in road accidents last summer’ 2018-06-10 21:27

    ‘53 died per day in road accidents last summer’

    TEHRAN — Last summer, 53 individuals lost their lives on average on a daily basis in road accidents across Iran, amounting to 4,939 deaths, the traffic police chief Taqi Mehri has said.

  • Ali Akbar Salehi, director of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization (L) and Health Minister Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi are shaking hands after signing the MOU for setting up the center 2018-06-10 20:35

    Atomic Energy Organization of Iran , Iran University of Medical Sciences to set up cancer treatment center

    TEHRAN — Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and Iran University of Medical Sciences have joined hands in setting up an advanced cancer treatment center in Tehran, ISNA reported on Sunday.

  • U.S.-EU 2018-06-10 11:53

    By Hanif Ghaffari

    Two politicians and three cases

    In her latest remarks, the German Chancellor stressed on the serious disagreements existing between Europe and Washington on the imposition of tariffs on imported steel and aluminum from Europe to the United States.

  • India likely to discuss Iran sanctions with the U.S. 2018-06-09 21:51

    India likely to discuss Iran sanctions with the U.S.

    TEHRAN – India is likely to discuss with the U.S. its concerns over the impact of U.S. sanctions on deals with both Russia and Iran, an Indian official has said, the Hindustan Times reported.

  • Chinese Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying 2018-06-09 21:49

    Beijing says to continue economic cooperation with Tehran

    The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson has announced that Beijing will continue economic cooperation with Iran.

  • Iran-US 2018-06-09 21:46

    U.S. exports to Iran grow 77% in 4 months

    TEHRAN- According to the latest report of American Statistical Association (ASA), Iran’s imports of the U.S. products grew 77 percent in the first four months of 2018 in comparison with the same period in 2017.

  • Smoking causes 11,000 deaths per year in Iran: expert 2018-06-09 21:45

    Smoking causes 11,000 deaths per year in Iran: expert

    TEHRAN — Smoking cigarette accounts for 11,000 deaths annually in Iran, Ramin Abrishami, a board member at Medical Science Branch of Islamic Azad University has said.

  • World Bank clarifies air pollution in Tehran: Health costs, sources, policies 2018-06-09 21:44

    World Bank clarifies air pollution in Tehran: Health costs, sources, policies

    TEHRAN — Industrialization and urbanization have worsened environmental health risks and pollution, especially in developing countries.

  • Restoration begins on historical bazaar of Shahreza 2018-06-09 21:43

    Restoration begins on historical bazaar of Shahreza

    TEHRAN – The vast historical bazaar of Shahreza in central Iran is being restored in order to be protected and strengthened, CHTN reported on Saturday.

  • zarif 2018-06-09 17:30

    Zarif: World should rise up to resist U.S. extreme unilateralism

    In a letter to his counterparts around the world, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned that the U.S. exit from the multilateral 2015 nuclear agreement shows that “the specter of an extreme unilateralism is once again hovering upon the world, and we all should rise up and resist it.”

  •  Ishtiaq Hussain Turi 2018-06-09 11:48

    By Ishtiaq Hussain Turi

    Pakistan-Iran ties – The way forward

    PARACHINAR - Since that hyperbolic New Year tweet from the megalomaniac American president, in which he launched broadside against Pakistan, the relations between the two ‘allies’ have deteriorated.

  • Al-Quds Day 2018-06-09 10:30

    By Syed Zafar Mehdi

    Al-Quds Day: Rallying for the liberation of Palestine

    In an extraordinary show of support and solidarity with the oppressed people of Palestine, tens of thousands of people poured into the streets of Tehran on Friday to mark the International Quds Day.

  • Iran to file complaint against Boeing over deal cancellation 2018-06-09 06:09

    Iran to file complaint against Boeing over deal cancellation

    TEHRAN – An Iranian lawmaker said the Islamic Republic plans to file a complaint with relevant international bodies against Boeing after the U.S. airliner unilaterally canceled its deal with Iran.

  • Iran says Israeli nuclear program threatens world peace 2018-06-09 05:49

    Iran says Israeli nuclear program threatens world peace

    TEHRAN – Iran’s ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency has told the IAEA Board of Governors in Vienna that Israel’s nuclear program poses threat to international peace and security.

  • Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi 2018-06-09 04:31

    No outlook for talks with U.S. under pressure: Iran

    TEHRAN – There will be no outlook for talks with the American regime until it speaks with the great Iranian nation with the language of “respect” instead of “threats and sanctions”, Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Friday.

  • Two border guards killed in Iran’s Sardasht 2018-06-09 03:33

    Two border guards killed in Iran’s Sardasht

    TEHRAN – Two Iranian border guards were killed on Tuesday night in clashes with an “armed group” on the border with the Iraqi Kurdistan, Iran’s border guard chief has announced.

  • Iran rescues four sailors held by Somali pirates 2018-06-09 02:38

    Iran rescues four sailors held by Somali pirates

    TEHRAN – Intelligence forces have rescued four Iranian sailors from the captivity of pirates in Somalia following a complicated operation.

  • Tehran relief foundation to earmark $30m for generating jobs 2018-06-08 19:36

    Tehran relief foundation to earmark $30m for generating jobs

    TEHRAN — Tehran province’s department of Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation will spend some 1.3 trillion rials (nearly $30 million) on generating jobs for 8,000 financially struggling people in the province this calendar year (ending on March 20, 2019), the foundation’s provincial director has said.

  • Mousavian 2018-06-08 14:14

    By Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    Making a nuclear deal with Trump: Some advice for Kim Jong Un

    A former Iranian nuclear negotiator says Pyongyang must insist on phased disarmament

    U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are supposed to meet in Singapore on June 12. The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) is at a critical juncture.

  • Lord John Thomas Alderdice 2018-06-08 11:02

    By Javad Heirannia

    European companies are afraid of U.S. fines: Lord Alderdice

    TEHRAN - Lord John Thomas Alderdice, member of the House of Lords says “The EU can engage in direct talks with Iran to try to ensure that politically and economically Iran’s interests can be maintained and developed, at least in so far as this applies to the EU countries.”

  • Martin Love 2018-06-08 10:50

    By Martin Love

    “No one will be able to crush Iran”

    NORTH CAROLINA - One has to speculate: What is America’s overseas cause now? In World War II it was the defeat of Adolf Hitler and the Nazis, and also of Japan, which had attacked Pearl Harbor.

  • رونمایی از کتاب خاطرات علی اکبر صالحی 2018-06-05 19:53

    Iran begins to develop infrastructure to build advanced centrifuges

    TEHRAN - The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said on Tuesday that it has begun work to prepare the infrastructure for building advanced centrifuges at the Natanz enrichment facility, while respecting its commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal.