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Rouhani declares plans for next government

Rouhani declares plans for next government

Iran's presidential election candidate Hassan Rouhani published his plan for Iran’s 12th government stressing it is based on freedom, security, peace and progress. "I know that you have been tired of lack …

 Death toll in Iran mine explosion rises to 42

Death toll in Iran mine explosion rises to 42

At least 42 people are known to have been killed by an explosion at a coal mine in Iran's Golestan on May 3, state media report. An official in the Golestan provincial government, Reza Morovati, said seven more …

Trump’s Middle East Plan

Trump’s Middle East Plan

depends on creating a grand anti-Iran alliance running through Jerusalem and Riyadh

Large franchises exhibition to be held in Tbilisi

Large franchises exhibition to be held in Tbilisi

The capital of Georgia is going to host BUYBRAND international franchises exhibition. The exhibition will become largest event for small and medium business in the South Caucasus. More than 100 brands will participate in the event. They …

Iran test-fires high speed torpedo near Strait of Hormuz

Iran test-fires high speed torpedo near Strait of Hormuz

Iran test-fired a high speed torpedo near the Strait of Hormuz, Sputnik reported citing US media. The test took place near the strategic shipping route on Sunday, NBC News reported citing US defense officials. Last …

 Iranian Foreign Ministry congratulates Macron on election

Iranian Foreign Ministry congratulates Macron on election

Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi expressed his congratulations to centrist Emmanuel Macron, who defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in Sunday's French …

Iran will go along with whatever OPEC decides on crude cutbacks

Iran will go along with whatever OPEC decides on crude cutbacks

OPEC meets on May 25 in Vienna to discuss the output cuts

SCAT and TABAN Airlines to expand, increase flights in Georgia

SCAT and TABAN Airlines to expand, increase flights in Georgia

Kazakh air company SCAT Airlines plans to expand its flight destinations to all of Georgia's three intentional airports in the capital of Tbilisi, seaside resort of Batumi and western city of Kutaisi, while the Iranian Taban Airlines will …

Tehran and Riyadh accuse each other of backing terrorism

Tehran and Riyadh accuse each other of backing terrorism

Iran and Saudi Arabia jostle for regional supremacy

Azerbaijani President expresses condolences to Hassan Rouhani

Azerbaijani President expresses condolences to Hassan Rouhani

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has sent a letter of condolences to President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani. "I was deeply saddened by the news of heavy casualties as a …

Bahram Ghasemi: Saudi Arabia seeking tension in region

Bahram Ghasemi: Saudi Arabia seeking tension in region

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi accused Saudi Arabia of seeking tension in the region, saying the Saudi deputy crown prince had made "destructive" comments by ruling out dialogue with Tehran. …

Coal mine explosion in Iran#039s Golestan kills at least 21 miners

Coal mine explosion in Iran's Golestan kills at least 21 miners

A large explosion struck a coal mine in the Iranian province of Golestan on Wednesday, killing at least 21 miners and trapping several others as rescue teams worked frantically through the day and into the night to reach them, officials …

Moscow, Tehran and Ankara to discuss Syrian settlement in Astana

Moscow, Tehran and Ankara to discuss Syrian settlement in Astana

Tonight, the delegations of Russia, Iran and Turkey will hold talks on the Syrian issue in Astana. "There will be a trilateral meeting of the countries acting as the guarantors of the ceasefire. The work is underway, there is much …

More than 50 trapped in Iran#039s Golestan mine explosion

More than 50 trapped in Iran's Golestan mine explosion

More than 50 miners are trapped after an explosion in a coal mine in Iran, state media reports say. It happened at the Zemestan-Yurt mine in Golestan province in the north. Two people are reported to have died and 25 others …

Iran#039s ex-President backs Rouhani#039s re-election

Iran's ex-President backs Rouhani's re-election

Iran's ex-President Mohammad Khatami banned from speaking openly has defied the restrictions to endorse President Hassan Rouhani for a second term. "Our candidate is Mr. …

Armenia can become Russia companies’ bridge to cooperation with Iran

Armenia can become Russia companies’ bridge to cooperation with Iran

Armenia can become the Russian companies’ bridge to cooperation with Iran, the head of the Department of Trade and Economic Cooperation with Foreign Countries at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Nizhegorod Oblast of Russia, …

Earthquake hits northeast Iran

Earthquake hits northeast Iran

An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale hit Iran’s north eastern province of Khorasan Razavi, the Seismography Center affiliated with the Tehran University’s Geophysics Institute said. The tremors occurred at 1:42 …

Iran allows 30 international brands to import garment

Iran allows 30 international brands to import garment

Iran has granted 30 international garment producers to do business in the country, the head of Tehran's Union of Garment Manufacturers and Sellers, Abolqasem Shirazi, said. He stressed that under the new …

Iranian Defense Ministry: aggression against Syria to worsen situation in region

Iranian Defense Ministry: aggression against Syria to worsen situation in region

Any invasive act against Syria would worsen the current conflict in the Arab country, the Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan said. “The evil phenomenon of terrorism, which is …

Twitter blocks Iranian Khamenei#039s account

Twitter blocks Iranian Khamenei's account

Social network Twitter has suspended Arabic account of spiritual leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei which was publishing news about him. Twitter has not provided any response on the reasons behind the act so far. …