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Trump says alliance between US and Israel is unbreakable

Trump says alliance between US and Israel is unbreakable

The alliance between the United States and Israel is unbreakable, the US President Donald Trump said during his address to a joint session of Congress tonight. At the same time, the President stressed the sanctions he imposed …

Iranian Foreign Ministry has no plans to establish contacts with US

Iranian Foreign Ministry has no plans to establish contacts with US

Iranian Foreign Ministry has no plans to establish bilateral contacts with the United States, the country's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi said. "No, we have not established any contacts yet, but …

Iran#039s version of S-300 air defense missile system tested - media

Iran's version of S-300 air defense missile system tested - media

  Iranian 'Bavar-373' air defense missile system has undergone several technical tests, the Iranian Deputy Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said. "A number of tests have been …

Trump can’t do it all: Fight the Islamic State, counter Iran and put America first

Trump can’t do it all: Fight the Islamic State, counter Iran and put America first

There is no all-of-the-above option. Something will have to give

Iranian Foreign Ministry denies Zarif#039s letter to Tillerson

Iranian Foreign Ministry denies Zarif's letter to Tillerson

The Iranian Foreign Ministry has denied claims that its chief, Mohammad Javad Zarif, had written a letter to US State Secretary Rex Tillerson. "The wrong, baseless and again new claim of Javad …

Elkhan Alasgarov: #039Valdai#039 conference becomes step towards Middle East peace

Elkhan Alasgarov: 'Valdai' conference becomes step towards Middle East peace

The International conference 'The Middle East: When Will Tomorrow Come?', organized by the 'Valdai' International Discussion Club, which allowed to hold meaningful discussions between experts of the mediating countries in …

Andrei Bystritsky: Middle East awaits painful transformation

Andrei Bystritsky: "Middle East awaits painful transformation"

On the sidelines of the conference 'The Middle East: When Will Tomorrow Come?', organized by the 'Valdai' International Discussion Club, the chairman of the board for Support and development of ‘Valdai’ International Discussion Club, Andrei Bystritsky, told Vestnik Kavkaza about the current state of the region.

Iran#039s defense budget increases by 86%

Iran's defense budget increases by 86%

Iran has boosted its defense budget by 86% in the past four years, the Iranian Government Spokesman Mohammad Baqer Nobakht said. "Our budget in the defense and security field has increased 86% in the past 4 …

Iran tests new anti-submarine missiles

Iran tests new anti-submarine missiles

Iran’s Navy has successfully test-fired new domestically-manufactured missiles during the military maneuvers underway in the strategic southern waters. During Monday’s exercises, laser-guided anti-submarine Dehlaviyeh …

Russia and Iran in talks over oil-for-goods swaps

Russia and Iran in talks over oil-for-goods swaps

Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said that Russia is negotiating the issue of daily purchases of 100,000 barrels of oil from Iran. "Currently those issues are being negotiated," he said, adding …

Zarif congratulates crew of #039The Salesman#039 on winning Oscar

Zarif congratulates crew of 'The Salesman' on winning Oscar

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif congratulated the Iranian film director Asghar Farhadi for winning Oscar 2017. "Proud of Cast and Crew of 'The Salesman' for Oscar and stance …

Iran#039s #039The Salesman#039 wins Oscar

Iran's 'The Salesman' wins Oscar

The 89th Annual Academy Awards were held today at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Iran's The Salesman won the award for the best foreign-language film after the nomination stirred controversy after President Trump's …

Ahmadinejad writes open letter to Donald Trump

Ahmadinejad writes open letter to Donald Trump

Iran's ex-president Mahmud Ahmadinejad published Sunday an open letter to Donald Trump, welcoming his criticism of the US political system but taking issue with his visa ban and attitude to women, NDTV …

Iran’s Rouhani to run for second term

Iran’s Rouhani to run for second term

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has decided to run for re-election in May, the vice-president for parliamentary affairs said on Sunday, according to state news agency IRNA, The Guardian reports. “In recent …

Iran launches major naval exercise in northern Indian Ocean

Iran launches major naval exercise in northern Indian Ocean

Iranian naval forces have launched the final stage of a large-scale drill north of the Indian Ocean to enhance their defense capabilities, Press TV reports. Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari …

Urmia-Gabala flight opens

Urmia-Gabala flight opens

Today in Baku, following his recent visit to Iran Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev of Azerbaijan has stated that countries are taking measures to foster tourist turnover, abc.az reports. "Azerbaijan and Iran have already …

Iran relies on Russia’s support in production of fuel for nuclear power plants

Iran relies on Russia’s support in production of fuel for nuclear power plants

Iran relies on Russia’s support in production of fuel for nuclear power plants, head of the Iranian Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi said in an interview with ISNA on Saturday.   "In the beginning of …

Iran requests 950 tons of uranium from Kazakhstan

Iran requests 950 tons of uranium from Kazakhstan

Iran's nuclear chief said Saturday that the country had requested to buy 950 tons of uranium concentrate from Kazakhstan over the next three years to help develop its civil reactor program. The request has been made to the body that oversees …

Azerbaijani bank opens branch in Iran

Azerbaijani bank opens branch in Iran

Azerbaijan’s banking sector is ready to begin expansion in Iran. Following the recent visit to Iran, Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev has stated that Iran and Azerbaijan have launched negotiations on the …

Iranian-American space experts to step in for Farhadi at Oscars

Iranian-American space experts to step in for Farhadi at Oscars

Iranian director Asghar Farhadi has chosen an Iranian-American female engineer and a former NASA scientist to represent his film "The Salesman" at Sunday's Oscar ceremony, which he is boycotting in protest over U.S. …