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The U.S. Should Back Russia’s Syria Ceasefire

The U.S. Should Back Russia’s Syria Ceasefire

Obama's improvisation strategy in Syria has always used suddenly appeared possibilities

Iran and China to build joint industrial park

Iran and China to build joint industrial park

Iran and China will jointly build an industrial park in Iran's southern port city of Jask, the governor of the Hormozgan province Jasem Jaderi said. According to him, the industrial park will be built …

Tehran pays last respects to ex-president Rafsanjani

Tehran pays last respects to ex-president Rafsanjani

Hundreds of thousands of Iranians have turned out in Tehran for the funeral of the former President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who died of a heart attack on Sunday at the age of 82. Supreme Leader Ayatollah …

 Iran to boost missile capabilities

Iran to boost missile capabilities

The Iranian Parliament has approved a bill, which obligates the government to enhance the country’s defense power in line with national interests and security, Press-TV reports. The bill requires that the Iranian government …

Iran and P5+1 to meet in Vienna

Iran and P5+1 to meet in Vienna

Representatives of Iran and the six world powers will hold a new round of joint commission meeting on January 10 in Vienna to discuss the implementation of the nuclear deal signed in 2015. Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and …

US Navy destroyer fires warning shots at Iranian vessels

US Navy destroyer fires warning shots at Iranian vessels

A US Navy destroyer fired three warning shots towards four of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps vessels on Sunday after they closed in at a high rate of speed in the Strait of Hormuz, two US defense officials said. The …

Iran national team coach resigns

Iran national team coach resigns

Iran national team coach Carlos Queiroz resigned, citing a lack of support from the Iranian Football Federation amid a club vs country row. Queiroz resigned multiple times since his appointment in 2011 only to return to …

Rafsanjani#039s death is heavy loss for Iran

Rafsanjani's death is heavy loss for Iran

Iran has declared three days of national mourning due to the death of the former president of Iran Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, making Tuesday a public holiday for his burial. Rafsanjani has …

UN chief: Iran may have violated arms embargo

UN chief: Iran may have violated arms embargo

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern to the Security Council that Iran may have violated an arms embargo by supplying weapons and missiles to Lebanese Shi'ite group Hezbollah, according to a confidential …

Former Iranian president Hashemi Rafsanjani passes away

Former Iranian president Hashemi Rafsanjani passes away

Former president of Iran Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has died at the age of 82. Rafsanjani, president from 1989 to 1997, suffered a heart attack. He was admitted to the Shohadaa Hospital in Tehran …

Russia and Turkey’s Iran problem in Syria

Russia and Turkey’s Iran problem in Syria

Iran bristles at the burgeoning Russia-Turkish alliance suspicious of being squeezed out of its winnings in Syria

Earthquake kills 4 people in south of Iran

Earthquake kills 4 people in south of Iran

Crisis Management Office of Khonj town said in a statement released on Friday morning that 4 foreign nationals living in an orchard's guardroom were killed and one was injured after the room was ruined by the quake.  …

Iran pushing for international home appliance brand

Iran pushing for international home appliance brand

Iran is pushing for one internationally viable home appliance brand as well as two or three nationally competitive ones by the year 2025 according to a national policy overview set up by the Ministry of Mine, Industry, and Trade.  …

 Iran qualifies foreign companies for oil and gas tenders

Iran qualifies foreign companies for oil and gas tenders

Iran has qualified 29 international companies to bid in tenders for oil and natural gas development projects as the company seeks foreign investment to revitalize its industry following the end of international sanctions.  The …

Turkey is part of a new ad-hoc coalition in the Middle East

Turkey is part of a new ad-hoc coalition in the Middle East

This signifies the total failure of Western actors in Syria, and provides clues as to how the new Middle Eastern order will be designed in the future

Turkmenistan comments on limit of gas supplies to Iran

Turkmenistan comments on limit of gas supplies to Iran

Turkmenistan's authorities have made a decision to cut the deliveries of natural gas from the Central Asian country to Iran because of the National Iranian Gas …

Iran increases oil sales to BP and Shell

Iran increases oil sales to BP and Shell

Iran has increased its sales of crude oil as well as condensate to global energy giants Shell and BP, the Director for International Affairs of the National …

Baku keen in investing in Iran#039s railway freight terminal

Baku keen in investing in Iran's railway freight terminal

Astara-Astara railroad segment will ease transportation of goods between Russia and India

Syria’s FM to visit Iran Saturday

Syria’s FM to visit Iran Saturday

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem is scheduled to pay a visit to Iran on Saturday while diplomatic efforts to end fighting in Syria have gained momentum in recent days with the announcement of a ceasefire in the Arab …

Why Russia-brokered Syrian ceasefire has chance of succeeding

Why Russia-brokered Syrian ceasefire has chance of succeeding

In the case of Syria peace drive Moscow is at centre of decision making while US is out in the cold