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Iran#039s foreign minister visits Qatar, meets ruler

Iran's foreign minister visits Qatar, meets ruler

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif visited Qatar on Wednesday for talks with his Qatari counterpart and the Gulf Arab country's ruler, Reuters reported citing Tasnim news agency. Iranian President …

U.S. ship changed course toward Iranians on Saturday: Iran commander

U.S. ship changed course toward Iranians on Saturday: Iran commander

A U.S. Navy ship changed course toward Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessels in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, a guard commander was quoted as saying on Wednesday while issuing a warning, Reuters reported. A U.S. official told Reuters …

Tatneft to study Shadegan oil field in Iran

Tatneft to study Shadegan oil field in Iran

Russian company Tatneft will soon begin exploration of the Shadegan field in Iran, corresponding memorandum was signed by representatives of Tatneft and Iranian NISOC. "Tatneft must sent the results and its plan to Iran in six …

Priorities of Azerbaijan#039s foreign policy

Priorities of Azerbaijan's foreign policy

While on an official visit to Russia, Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov, deputy chairman of the Federation Council Ilyas Umakhanov, Deputy Prime Minister, co-chairman of the …

Iraq and Iran agree to resolve dispute on joint oil fields

Iraq and Iran agree to resolve dispute on joint oil fields

Iraq and Iran occasionally accuse each other of overstepping when it comes to the shared oil fields

Americans can open bank accounts in Iran

Americans can open bank accounts in Iran

Americans who live in Iran can open bank accounts in the country, the lawyer from the Central Bank of Iran's (CBI) Legal Studies Department Hamid Ghanbari, said. He noted that according to the US Department of the …

Farhad Mammadov: In order to establish trust between peoples, they must withdraw occupying troops from Azerbaijan

Farhad Mammadov: "In order to establish trust between peoples, they must withdraw occupying troops from Azerbaijan"

In anticipation of the anniversary of the April 2016 events Vestnik Kavkaza spoke with the director of the Baku Center for Strategic Studies

IAEA verifies Iran’s adherence to JCPOA for over year

IAEA verifies Iran’s adherence to JCPOA for over year

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has once again verified Iran’s adherence to its commitments under a July 2015 nuclear agreement between the Islamic Republic and six global powers, IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano …

Netanyahu blames Iran for 80% of Israeli security problems

Netanyahu blames Iran for 80% of Israeli security problems

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran of being "the hotbed of global terrorism" and the cause of 80 percents of his country’s security problems. "Tehran’s goal is to plant its …

Ahmadinejad joins Twitter despite ban

Ahmadinejad joins Twitter despite ban

Iran’s former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has joined Twitter, despite having been instrumental in getting it banned in the country. One of Ahmadinejad’s first tweets from his personal account was a video …

Netanyahu to discuss Iran’s plans for Syria with Putin in Moscow

Netanyahu to discuss Iran’s plans for Syria with Putin in Moscow

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he planned to travel to Moscow on March 9 to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin about Iran’s attempts to establish permanent presence in Syria, …

Ilham Aliyev arrives in Iran on official visit

Ilham Aliyev arrives in Iran on official visit

President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev arrived in Iran on an official visit March 5, Trend reports. A guard of honor was lined up for the Azerbaijani president at the Mehrabad Airport in Tehran decorated …

Ilham Aliyev: relations between Baku and Tehran reached the highest level

Ilham Aliyev: relations between Baku and Tehran reached the highest level

The relations between Baku and Tehran have reached the highest level, many important issues between the two countries are resolved, President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev said today during the meeting with his Iranian counterpart, …

Iran Khodro Cars to Join Kazakh Taxi Fleet

Iran Khodro Cars to Join Kazakh Taxi Fleet

Iran Khodro Group’s (IKCO) deputy director for exports says  his company plans to help modernize Kazakhstan’s taxi fleet with Iranian sedans, Financial Tribune reports. “Negotiations regarding the modernizing …

Bahrain uncovers Iran-linked militant group behind attacks on security

Bahrain uncovers Iran-linked militant group behind attacks on security

Bahrain said on Saturday it had uncovered a 54-member Iranian-linked militant group suspected of involvement in attacks on security forces, including organising a prison break in January, and seized automatic weapons. It was one of the …

S-300 “smashed” ballistic missile during Iran#039s tests

S-300 “smashed” ballistic missile during Iran's tests

The Iranian Air Defense has conducted a test of the Russia-supplied S-300 long-range surface-to-air missile system, evaluating its performance in different combat scenarios. The Russian system was pitted against various aerial targets with …

Iran successfully tests Russian S-300 missile system during drills

Iran successfully tests Russian S-300 missile system during drills

The Iranian Armed Forces have successfully tested the S-300 surface-to-air missile systems bought from Russia during the drills, Sputnik reports citing Tasnim news agency. According to the agency, Iranian experts conducted a number …

Syrian opposition refuses to cooperate with Iran

Syrian opposition refuses to cooperate with Iran

Syrian opposition has refused to cooperate with Iran due to the fact that "Tehran develops the project of hegemony in the Arab world," deputy head of the negotiating delegation of the High Negotiations Committee (HNC) …

Iran starts laying rails for railway section bordering with Azerbaijan

Iran starts laying rails for railway section bordering with Azerbaijan

Iran has started laying rails for the Astara-Astara railway that will link Iran and Azerbaijan. The railway section is to run from Azerbaijan's Astara to Iran's Astara. Azerbaijan has already stretched its railway grid by 8.5 km …

Defining Objectives for the U.S.-Iran Relationship

Defining Objectives for the U.S.-Iran Relationship

Iran has attempted to expand its influence across the Middle East