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Iran condemns Zionist parliament’s racist ratification

Iran condemns Zionist parliament’s racist ratification

Tehran, July 21, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi denounced Zionist regime parliament’s racist ratification, saying that apartheid in the occupied Palestine will be wiped out through the Palestinian nation’s efforts and resistance.

Damavand Mountain up for global registration

Damavand Mountain up for global registration

Tehran, July 21, IRNA – An official with Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization on Friday announced plans to register Mount Damavand on global heritage list.

Vienna flights to Isfahan, Shiraz suspended for economic reasons: envoy

Vienna flights to Isfahan, Shiraz suspended for economic reasons: envoy

Tehran, July 20, IRNA – Austrian Ambassador to Iran Stefan Scholz said on Friday that Vienna flights to Isfahan and Shiraz were suspended for economic reasons, but flights to Tehran are still in place.

Austria to run specialized tourism course in Iran

Austria to run specialized tourism course in Iran

Tehran, July 20, IRNA – Austrian Ambassador to Iran Stefan Scholz said on Friday that a joint specialized course on tourism and ecotourism will be held by one of the Austrian universities in Tehran.

Turkey monitoring US sanctions against Iran closely

Turkey monitoring US sanctions against Iran closely

Ankara, July 20, IRNA – Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday that the country will closely monitor US sanctions against the neighboring state.

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Iran condemns Zionist parliament’s racist ratification

Iran condemns Zionist parliament’s racist ratification

Tehran, July 21, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi denounced Zionist regime parliament’s racist ratification, saying that apartheid in the occupied Palestine will be wiped out through the Palestinian nation’s efforts and resistance.

Turkey monitoring US sanctions against Iran closely

Turkey monitoring US sanctions against Iran closely

Ankara, July 20, IRNA – Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday that the country will closely monitor US sanctions against the neighboring state.

British Gov't urged to stop supporting terrorism in Syria

British Gov't urged to stop supporting terrorism in Syria

Tehran, July 20, IRNA - British officials called on Teresa May’s government to stop supporting terrorist organizations in Syria under the name of “opposition groups” and to work towards finding a political solution to the crisis in it, SANA reported.

Turkey, US discuss Iran sanctions

Turkey, US discuss Iran sanctions

Ankara, July 20, IRNA – An American delegation in a meeting with Turkish officials discussed new US sanctions on Iran on Friday.

Iranian diplomats to pay tribute to Imam Khomeini

Iranian diplomats to pay tribute to Imam Khomeini

Tehran, July 20, IRNA – Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and the other officials of the ministry as well as heads of Iran's mission in other countries will pay tribute to Imam Khomeini, the founder of Islamic Republic of Iran, on Saturday.

Vienna flights to Isfahan, Shiraz suspended for economic reasons: envoy

Vienna flights to Isfahan, Shiraz suspended for economic reasons: envoy

Tehran, July 20, IRNA – Austrian Ambassador to Iran Stefan Scholz said on Friday that Vienna flights to Isfahan and Shiraz were suspended for economic reasons, but flights to Tehran are still in place.

Iran exports up 16%: Deputy Min.

Iran exports up 16%: Deputy Min.

Yazd, July 20, IRNA – Iran's exports in the first quarter of this Persian year (March 21-June 21) have increased by 16 percent on average, a ministerial official said on Friday.

Production optimization of Iran's Yaran oil field begins

Production optimization of Iran's Yaran oil field begins

Ahvaz, July 20, IRNA – The contractor of Iran's North Yaran oil field development said the production optimization plan in the North Yaran oil field has begun with installing the first Electric Submersible Pump (ESP).

S.Korea trying to keep business with Iran despite sanctions

S.Korea trying to keep business with Iran despite sanctions

Beijing, July 20, IRNA – A South Korean delegation is visiting Washington to discuss Iran sanctions waiver, a Korean news agency reported on Friday.

Iran-Afghan railway to be launched in 8 months: Official

Iran-Afghan railway to be launched in 8 months: Official

Khorramabad, July 19, IRNA – Iran-Afghanistan railway will be inaugurated by the end of the Persia calendar year (March 20), an Iranian official said on Thursday.

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Damavand Mountain up for global registration

Damavand Mountain up for global registration

Tehran, July 21, IRNA – An official with Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization on Friday announced plans to register Mount Damavand on global heritage list.

Austria to run specialized tourism course in Iran

Austria to run specialized tourism course in Iran

Tehran, July 20, IRNA – Austrian Ambassador to Iran Stefan Scholz said on Friday that a joint specialized course on tourism and ecotourism will be held by one of the Austrian universities in Tehran.

Fire in central Iran kills 2, injures 1

Fire in central Iran kills 2, injures 1

Arak, July 20, IRNA – A huge explosion and fire at an industrial unit in Khomein, central Iran, left two people killed and one injured, a local official said on Friday.

Iran fire fighting operations in Iraqi part of Hoor al-Azim

Iran fire fighting operations in Iraqi part of Hoor al-Azim

Ahvaz, July 20, IRNA – Iran has started operations to put off the blaze in the Iraqi part of Hoor al-Azim lagoon as its fire fighting helicopters are hovering over the area, an official said on Friday.

ICRC working with countries on landmines: Official

ICRC working with countries on landmines: Official

Mahabad, July 20, IRNA – The International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) are helping countries reduce the destructive effects of landmines and ordnance on civilians, an official said.

Iran junior Greco-Roman team crowned champion of Asia

Iran junior Greco-Roman team crowned champion of Asia

Tehran, July 19, IRNA - Iran's national junior Greco-Roman wrestling team ranked first in Asia by grabbing six gold, three silver and one bronze medals.

Iran taekwondoka bags silver at S.Korea Int’l Champs

Iran taekwondoka bags silver at S.Korea Int’l Champs

Tehran, July 18, IRNA – Iranian taekwondo fighter Maryam Malakouti Khah received a silver medal at 2018 Korea Open International Taekwondo Championships which is underway in Jeju Island, South Korea.

Iran wrestlers snatch 5 medals in Asian Champs

Iran wrestlers snatch 5 medals in Asian Champs

Tehran, July 18, IRNA – Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers received 4 gold and 1 silver medals in Asian Wrestling Championships which is underway in New Delhi, India.

Perspolis winner of Super Cup trophy

Perspolis winner of Super Cup trophy

Tehran, July 17, IRNA – Heavyweight Perspolis club of Iran and champion of the premier league was introduced on Tuesday as winner of the Super Cup 2018 in the country.

All Iranian junior wrestlers advance to finals in Asian championships

All Iranian junior wrestlers advance to finals in Asian championships

Tehran, July 17, IRNA – All the five Iranian junior Greco-Roman wrestlers who competed at the first five weight categories of Asian Championships in New Delhi, advanced to the final stage of the tournament on Tuesday.

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Indian expert expects positive outcomes out of Iran's JCPOA visits

Indian expert expects positive outcomes out of Iran's JCPOA visits

New Delhi, July 20, IRNA - An Indian expert of international nuclear issues believes that the recent visits of the Iranian senior officials to various world countries to ensure their support for the Iranian nuclear deal are promising, as Europe as well as India plus China see a vast opportunity in the Iranian economy.

China to continue cooperation with Iran on JCPOA: Envoy

China to continue cooperation with Iran on JCPOA: Envoy

Tehran, July 18, IRNA – It is China's clear policy to continue cooperation with Iran within the nuclear deal framework, the Chinese envoy to Tehran said.

UK committed to do business with Iran: Trade official

UK committed to do business with Iran: Trade official

Tehran, July 18, IRNA – Despite the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal, UK remains committed to build trade relations with Iran, a senior British official said.

Austrian envoy: US exit opportunity to form new Iran ties

Austrian envoy: US exit opportunity to form new Iran ties

Tehran, July 18, IRNA – Austrian envoy to Tehran said that the US withdrawal from the nuclear deal provided opportunities for his country to develop new modes of cooperation with Iran.

Iran top general visit to Pakistan to expand ties: Ex-envoy

Iran top general visit to Pakistan to expand ties: Ex-envoy

Islamabad, July 18, IRNA - A former Pakistani ambassador said visit of Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri to Pakistan will pave the way for future engagements between the two countries in all areas, especially the defense sector.

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Iran condemns Zionist parliament’s racist ratification

Iran condemns Zionist parliament’s racist ratification

Tehran, July 21, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi denounced Zionist regime parliament’s racist ratification, saying that apartheid in the occupied Palestine will be wiped out through the Palestinian nation’s efforts and resistance.

Damavand Mountain up for global registration

Damavand Mountain up for global registration

Tehran, July 21, IRNA – An official with Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization on Friday announced plans to register Mount Damavand on global heritage list.

Vienna flights to Isfahan, Shiraz suspended for economic reasons: envoy

Vienna flights to Isfahan, Shiraz suspended for economic reasons: envoy

Tehran, July 20, IRNA – Austrian Ambassador to Iran Stefan Scholz said on Friday that Vienna flights to Isfahan and Shiraz were suspended for economic reasons, but flights to Tehran are still in place.

Austria to run specialized tourism course in Iran

Austria to run specialized tourism course in Iran

Tehran, July 20, IRNA – Austrian Ambassador to Iran Stefan Scholz said on Friday that a joint specialized course on tourism and ecotourism will be held by one of the Austrian universities in Tehran.

Turkey monitoring US sanctions against Iran closely

Turkey monitoring US sanctions against Iran closely

Ankara, July 20, IRNA – Turkish Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday that the country will closely monitor US sanctions against the neighboring state.

British Gov't urged to stop supporting terrorism in Syria

British Gov't urged to stop supporting terrorism in Syria

Tehran, July 20, IRNA - British officials called on Teresa May’s government to stop supporting terrorist organizations in Syria under the name of “opposition groups” and to work towards finding a political solution to the crisis in it, SANA reported.

Turkey, US discuss Iran sanctions

Turkey, US discuss Iran sanctions

Ankara, July 20, IRNA – An American delegation in a meeting with Turkish officials discussed new US sanctions on Iran on Friday.

Iranian diplomats to pay tribute to Imam Khomeini

Iranian diplomats to pay tribute to Imam Khomeini

Tehran, July 20, IRNA – Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif and the other officials of the ministry as well as heads of Iran's mission in other countries will pay tribute to Imam Khomeini, the founder of Islamic Republic of Iran, on Saturday.

Iran exports up 16%: Deputy Min.

Iran exports up 16%: Deputy Min.

Yazd, July 20, IRNA – Iran's exports in the first quarter of this Persian year (March 21-June 21) have increased by 16 percent on average, a ministerial official said on Friday.

Fire in central Iran kills 2, injures 1

Fire in central Iran kills 2, injures 1

Arak, July 20, IRNA – A huge explosion and fire at an industrial unit in Khomein, central Iran, left two people killed and one injured, a local official said on Friday.

Should Iran exit the nuclear deal and take the Pyongyang option?

News analysis by Mohammad Marandi*

Should Iran exit the nuclear deal and take the Pyongyang option?

Tehran, June 30, IRNA - After US President Donald Trump’s amusing news conference in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Yong-un and the subsequent fallout, I recalled how the malicious, libellous and anonymous author Junius, depicting another unsavoury character in 1771, wrote: 'As for Mr Wedderburne, there is something about him, which even treachery cannot trust.'

What’s the reason for all the blind hatred against Iran?

Saber al-Daghamseh*

What’s the reason for all the blind hatred against Iran?

Tehran, June 18, IRNA - Every morning, after having each meal and before falling asleep at night, they swear at Iran and insult the country, labeling it as an evil, adding they are afraid of an imaginary demon called ‘Shia’.

Iran will retaliate. Get over it

By: Mohammad Marandi*

Iran will retaliate. Get over it

Tehran, April 27, IRNA - Any further restraint in responding to Israeli aggression will only encourage more violations against Iran and Iranians

The future of Chabahar Port

By Harsh V. Pant *

The future of Chabahar Port

Tehran, Dec 13, IRNA – Last week saw the inauguration of the first phase of the strategic Chabahar port by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the presence of officials from 17 countries.

S. Arabia, UAE military aggression root cause of Yemen’s afflictions

S. Arabia, UAE military aggression root cause of Yemen’s afflictions

Madrid, Dec 7, IRNA - A senior Iranian expert on international relations said on Wednesday that Military aggression of the Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the major cause of Yemen’s current crisis and afflictions.

FICCI SG: India-Iran ties free from influence of third state

FICCI SG: India-Iran ties free from influence of third state

Tehran, Nov 20, IRNA - India has been very clear that its relations with Iran should be independent of its relations with other states, said the secretary general of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

Iran’s stall warmly welcomed in Dublin's charity fair

Iran’s stall warmly welcomed in Dublin's charity fair

London, Nov 20, IRNA – Iran's stall was warmly welcomed by senior foreign diplomats in the International Charity Bazaar (ICB) held in Dublin, Ireland.

Viewpoint

History proves US thinks itself above others

History proves US thinks itself above others

Tehran, July 18, IRNA – The new US government has taken some unilateral actions, like quitting the international deals, and shocked world, but it is not the first and most probably will not be the last time that the US arrogance ignores others to implement what it wants.

Shiny day of Iranian cinema in Yerevan Int'l Film Festival

By Maryam Azish

Shiny day of Iranian cinema in Yerevan Int'l Film Festival

Tehran, July 16, IRNA - The closing ceremony of the 15th Golden Apricot Yerevan International Film Festival was held on July 15 and “Yeva”, a co-production between Iran and Armenia and “Sunset Truck”, a co-production between Iran and Germany, managed to won three awards at this prestigious cinematic event.

Dialog still best option three years after JCPOA

By Fereydoon Majlesi*

Dialog still best option three years after JCPOA

Tehran, July 15, IRNA – Yesterday, July 14, marked the third anniversary of signing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) between Iran and P5+1 while the US, as a main signatory to the deal, pulled out of it in a unilateral move on May 8, 2018.

Mono-polarism, a challenge for political wisdom: Iran envoy

Mono-polarism, a challenge for political wisdom: Iran envoy

Islamabad, July 14, IRNA - Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan says despite the fact that world today has learnt from history how to resolve disputes through dialogue and diplomacym, some insane political leaders are still looking towards mono-polarism to implement their agenda.