Dec 9 2013 - 21:00
Iranian police have taken control over the use of social networks by the citizens of Iran.The Iranian police are monitoring Facebook, Instagram and a number of other social services.Twitter and Facebook are banned in Iran, but users can
Dec 9 2013 - 18:37
Iran's Ambassador to Azerbaijan Mohsen Pakayin said that the next meeting of the Iranian-Azerbaijani intergovernmental commission will be held in Baku on December 16.The meeting of the intergovernmental commission will be attended by an Iranian delegation headed by the head of the Department of Legal Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Alirza Jahangir, the ambassador said.He also noted that participants in the meeting will discuss the opening of a new bridge on the territory of the Julfa border checkpoint.
Dec 6 2013 - 17:58
An earthquake measuring 3.7 points was registered at 11.13 am today in the Iranian province of Fars, Trend cites IRNA as saying on Friday. No information concerning damage or victims is reported.
Dec 3 2013 - 12:50
A soldier died, and an officer and three soldiers were wounded in a shootout with a group of people trying to cross the Iranian-Pakistani border at Sarvan, Trend reports.Some of the border violators also suffered casualties.
Dec 2 2013 - 13:49
A soldier of the Lankaran Border Squad was killed and two were wounded on the Azerbaijani-Iranian border at about 7.30 pm yesterday, Trend reports.A shootout happened in the area. The wounded soldiers are in satisfactory condition. The State Border Service and the Azerbaijani Military Prosecution Service are investigating the incident.
Nov 25 2013 - 20:03
The EU intends to begin easing sanctions against Iran in December, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius reports. He said such actions will be "limited, targeted and reversible". Fabius did not specify what kinds of sanctions are meant. He also added that in a few weeks a meeting of foreign ministers of the EU member states devoted to this issue could take place, RIA Novosti reports.
Nov 25 2013 - 18:54
A preliminary agreement on the closure of the Iranian nuclear dossier signed between Iran and the "group of six" was welcomed by the entire world community. Vestnik Kavkaza has learned how Iran's neighbors - Azerbaijan, Armenia and Turkey - reacted to this event. Experts from these countries agreed that the process of lifting the sanctions against Iran in exchange for curtailing its nuclear program will benefit the entire region.
Nov 25 2013 - 17:51
Engineers of the Technology Center of Sharif University of Technology in Iran have created an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) with vertical take-off and landing, which has more features than the existing models, according to Iranian news agency IRNA. According to the report, the new UAV can operate in various climatic conditions and transfer images with higher resolution, Trend reports.