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Rouhani to visit Moscow in late March

Rouhani to visit Moscow in late March

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will meet in late March in Moscow, Iran's Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi said. …

Iran to pay oil for Russian goods

Iran to pay oil for Russian goods

Iran is ready to make an agreement on supplies of 100,000 barrels of crude oil per day to Russia within the next 10-15 days, Iran’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mahmoud Vaezi said at a meeting with …

Russia#039s Novak to meet with Iran#039s Vaezi

Russia's Novak to meet with Iran's Vaezi

The Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak will hold a meeting with the Iranian information and communications technology minister Mahmoud Vaezi in Moscow, the Russian Energy Ministry spokeswoman …

Russia, Azerbaijan and Iran to cut rail tariffs by 50%

Russia, Azerbaijan and Iran to cut rail tariffs by 50%

A trilateral meeting between Russia, Azerbaijan and Iran agreed to reduce railway tariffs by 50% in order to activate North-South Transport Corridor. Representatives of the three countries exchanged views at a trilateral meeting in …

Obama is still running White House Middle East policy

Obama is still running White House Middle East policy

Trump is currently repeating the former president's mistakes

Iran seeks constructive marine interaction with Russia

Iran seeks constructive marine interaction with Russia

Iran seeks to bolster “good and constructive” marine cooperation with Russia, an Iranian naval commander says, Press TV reports. Captain Mohsen Sheidayee, the commander of a flotilla of Iranian warships, …

Iran unveils highly-advanced Karrar Tank

Iran unveils highly-advanced Karrar Tank

 Iran’s first highly-advanced domestically-manufactured tank called ‘Karrar’ has been unveiled on Sunday in the presence of Defense Minister, Mehr news agency reports. Karrar Tank, which according to Defense …

White House efforts to marginalize Iran in the Middle East could backfire

White House efforts to marginalize Iran in the Middle East could backfire

The Trump administration’s attempts to isolate Iran politically, especially with respect to the war in Syria, and to intensify military and economic pressure against the Islamic Republic could prove counterproductive for regional …

Second post-sanctions Airbus aircraft joins Iran fleet

Second post-sanctions Airbus aircraft joins Iran fleet

Iran received its second new Airbus plane Saturday under an order that Tehran placed last year after a partial lifting of international sanctions. The A330-200 landed in Tehran’s Mehrabad airport to join national carrier Iran …

Iran and Iraq to r up oil production despite OPEC cuts

Iran and Iraq to ramp up oil production despite OPEC cuts

They are exploiting Saudi Arabia’s precarious position by taking steps to boost production

Fireworks explosion in Iran’s Ardabil kills at least 7

Fireworks explosion in Iran’s Ardabil kills at least 7

At least seven people, including four children were killed in Iran’s northwestern city of Ardabil in explosion of handmade fireworks and explosives. The massive explosion, which occurred last night in a residential building in …

Iran’s Rouhani to run for another presidential term

Iran’s Rouhani to run for another presidential term

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani will run for a second presidential term in the upcoming election, Vice President Akbar Torkan said during an interview with state-run IRIB TV on March 10. …

Gulf countries take back seat on Syria route

Gulf countries take back seat on Syria route

Gulf countries appear to favor a wait-and-see approach hinging on two unknowns: Trump's new US policy on Syria, and Russia’s capability to broker a deal

Iran postpones rocket carrier launch fearing US threats

Iran postpones rocket carrier launch fearing US threats

Iran has put off a planned launch of a rocket carrier fearing threats from the United States, the Commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said. …

Netanyahu tells Putin Israel would object to any permanent Iranian presence in Syria

Netanyahu tells Putin Israel would object to any permanent Iranian presence in Syria

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday he had stressed in his talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin that Israel would object to any settlement that left Iran or any of its satellites …

Iran successfully tests ballistic missile

Iran successfully tests ballistic missile

Iran' Revolutionary Guard has successfully tested a ballistic missile, WBT reports citing Fars news agency. The Thursday report quotes Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, chief of the Guard's airspace division, …

Iranian flotilla arrives in Russian southern port of Makhachkala

Iranian flotilla arrives in Russian southern port of Makhachkala

A flotilla of Iranian ships arrived with an unofficial visit at the port in the Russian city of Makhachkala on the Caspian Sea, the press service of the Russian Southern Military District said on Thursday, …

More than 100 Iranians import cars from US despite Khamenei’s order

More than 100 Iranians import cars from US despite Khamenei’s order

New records from the Iranian Customs Administration has shown that despite much controversy, some Iranians have in fact imported cars from the US over the past year. During the 11 months of the current Iranian fiscal year (which started …

Iran#039s foreign minister holds talks with Qatar#039s emir

Iran's foreign minister holds talks with Qatar's emir

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani during the trip to Doha to discuss bilateral and regional issues. An Iranian diplomat …

Trump reacts sharply to Iranian warships getting close to US warships

Trump reacts sharply to Iranian warships getting close to US warships

The speaker of the White House Sean Spicer said that the US President Donald Trump will not tolerate Iran's "provocative actions". "The USNS ship that was in close proximity is …