May 19 2013 - 14:15
Two Iranian citizens have been executed in Tehran for spying on behalf of the United States and Israel, RIA Novosti cites the Iranian prosecutor's office as saying. Mohammad Heydari and Korush Ahmadi were hanged today.
May 17 2013 - 10:36
President of the Iranian Central Bank Mahmoud Bahmani said that Iran will fight inflation by selling bonds, gold coins and reduction of liquidity, Trend reports.Gold was purchased and reserved for 15 years and encountered no problems in sales. The currency market of Iran received about $3 billion and $2 billion from the government to import food last month.Western sanctions passed against the petroleum and banking fields of Iran caused inflation of about 30% last year.
May 15 2013 - 13:05
The IAEA and Iran will meet in Vienna today to discuss the nuclear program, IAEA Deputy Director General Herman Nackaerts said.It will be the 10th round of talks since early 2012. The previous round was held in Iran on February 13. The sides failed to come to any agreements about the nuclear program and IAEA experts gained no access to the Parchin military facility. Iran is represented by Ali Asgar Soltaniye in the IAEA.
May 15 2013 - 12:53
Head of Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Pyatigorsk, the company’s office in Dagestan, Adilkhan Ganakayev, 1969, is suspected of a fraud worth 44,650,930 rubles, RIA Novosti reports.Investigation of the multi-billion debt of the organization in February revealed that Ganakayev of Karabudakhkent in the Karabudakhkentsky District of Dagestan opened accounts of inexistent consumers to write of the debt on January 1, 2007 – October 31, 2012.Ganakayev has been heading Gazprom Mezhregiongaz Pyatigorsk since May 13.
May 15 2013 - 12:23
Sheikh ul-Islam Allahshukur Pashazadeh, head of the Caucasus Muslim Administration, will visit Iran on May 18, invited by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad four months ago, spokesman of the administration Ragim Dadayev says.Pashazadeh will discuss release of Khalida Khalid, a scientist of the Azerbaijani National Academy of Sciences, and her driver Shamkhal Guseynov, detained in Iran by the ETTELAT security service on April 30.
May 14 2013 - 09:21
Mohammad Ebrahimi, head of the research center of the Iranian Space Agency, said that the second monkey will be sent into space in 2014.Iran sent the first one in space on January 28. The animal returned back to Earth safely.
May 13 2013 - 13:27
Azerbaijan demands Iran to release Khalida Khalid, a scientist of the Literature Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan, and her assistant Shamkhal Guseynov detained by the Iranian Ministry for Information, Security and Intelligence on April 30.The Azerbaijani Consulate General sent a note to the Iranian Foreign Ministry, demanding clarification of the scientists’ detention reasons.
May 13 2013 - 11:09
12 people were injured by an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 points in Shiraz in the Fars Province of Iran last night, head of the Ambulance Service of the province Kamran Firuzi said.Five people were hospitalized.An earthquake with a magnitude killed one and injured 17 people, damaging 70 villages,in Bashagard of the Hormozgan Province of Iran on May 11.