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Iran ballistic missile Khorramshahr unveiled

Iran ballistic missile Khorramshahr unveiled

Tehran, Sep 22, IRNA- Iran unveiled some of its defensive achievements on Friday, on top of which was the ballistic missile `Khorramshahr' with a range of 2000 kilometers .

Iran: Co-op, dialogue in Asia needed for fighting extremism

Iran: Co-op, dialogue in Asia needed for fighting extremism

New York, Sep 22, IRNA – Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif has emphasized the importance of cooperation among Asian countries in fighting extremism and containing the underlying radical thoughts.

President: Iran arms are for self-defense

President: Iran arms are for self-defense

Tehran, Sep 22, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani says Iran's arms are always for defense of the country and of regional nations against aggression of major powers and terrorism.

FM meets counterparts in UN

FM meets counterparts in UN

New York, Sep 22, IRNA – Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif met Canadian, Australian and Chinese counterparts on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Thursday.

Zarif: Diplomacy only solution to Syrian crisis

Zarif: Diplomacy only solution to Syrian crisis

New York, Sep 22, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif says diplomacy is the only solution to Syrian crisis.

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Iran ballistic missile Khorramshahr unveiled

Iran ballistic missile Khorramshahr unveiled

Tehran, Sep 22, IRNA- Iran unveiled some of its defensive achievements on Friday, on top of which was the ballistic missile `Khorramshahr' with a range of 2000 kilometers .

Iran: Co-op, dialogue in Asia needed for fighting extremism

Iran: Co-op, dialogue in Asia needed for fighting extremism

New York, Sep 22, IRNA – Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif has emphasized the importance of cooperation among Asian countries in fighting extremism and containing the underlying radical thoughts.

President: Iran arms are for self-defense

President: Iran arms are for self-defense

Tehran, Sep 22, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani says Iran's arms are always for defense of the country and of regional nations against aggression of major powers and terrorism.

FM meets counterparts in UN

FM meets counterparts in UN

New York, Sep 22, IRNA – Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif met Canadian, Australian and Chinese counterparts on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Thursday.

Zarif: Diplomacy only solution to Syrian crisis

Zarif: Diplomacy only solution to Syrian crisis

New York, Sep 22, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif says diplomacy is the only solution to Syrian crisis.

Iran inks 2 cooperation documents with Denmark

Iran inks 2 cooperation documents with Denmark

Vienna, Sep 22, IRNA – Danish Danske Bank has entered a contract with 10 Iranian banks for extension of 500 million euro line of credit (LC).

Iran exports $900m to Turkey in 6 months

Iran exports $900m to Turkey in 6 months

Orumiyeh, Sep 21, IRNA – Deputy Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade and Head of Trade Promotion Organization Mojtaba Khosrotaj said on Thursday that in the first half of the year (1396) non-oil goods worth 900 million dollars were exported to Turkey.

Qeshm, Bandar Abbas airports to close down for 3 hours on Friday

Qeshm, Bandar Abbas airports to close down for 3 hours on Friday

Bandar Abbas, Sep 21, IRNA – Director General for Hormuzgan airports Mahmoud Amani Bani said on Thursday that airports of Bandar Abbas and Qeshm Cities are to close down for three hours on Friday (September 22) due to holding a parade.

Iran, Austria banks ink one billion euro contract

Iran, Austria banks ink one billion euro contract

Tehran, Sep 21, IRNA – A contract worth one billion euro was signed between 14 Iranian banks and Austrian Oberbank on Thursday.

Iran, UK ink contract for construction of biggest solar power plant

Iran, UK ink contract for construction of biggest solar power plant

London, Sept 20, IRNA – Ceremony to sign contract for construction of the biggest solar power plant of Iran with the capacity to generate 600 megawatts of electricity was signed on Wednesday following anti-Iran claims of US President Donald Trump.

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Clocks in Iran moved back by one hour

Clocks in Iran moved back by one hour

Tehran, Sep 22, IRNA – Clocks were moved back by one hour at midnight on Thursday night (September 22).

4.8 magnitude quake strikes Kerman Province

4.8 magnitude quake strikes Kerman Province

Tehran, Sep 22, IRNA – A 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit a town in the southeastern Iranian Province of Kerman, but no casualties or damage has been reported.

UNESCO official sends message on Int’l Day of University Sport

UNESCO official sends message on Int’l Day of University Sport

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA -- Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova presented a message to mark the International Day of University Sport, 20 September 2017.

UNESCO, Iranian Artists' Forum celebrate Peace Day

UNESCO, Iranian Artists' Forum celebrate Peace Day

Tehran, Sep 21, IRNA -- On 13 September 2017, UNESCO kicked off a week of celebrations on the occasion of the International Day of Peace, with an event at the House of Artists in Tehran.

Man convicted for animal harassment in northwestern Iran

Man convicted for animal harassment in northwestern Iran

Ardebil, Sep 21, IRNA – A man who had hung a dog was convicted on charges of animal harassment in a court on Thursday.

UNESCO official sends message on Int’l Day of University Sport

UNESCO official sends message on Int’l Day of University Sport

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA -- Director-General of UNESCO Irina Bokova presented a message to mark the International Day of University Sport, 20 September 2017.

Iranian runners pocket colorful medals in Ashgabat 2017

Iranian runners pocket colorful medals in Ashgabat 2017

Tehran, Sep 20, IRNA – Iranian runners Hassan Taftian and Reza Qasemi grabbed gold and bronze medals in the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games which is underway in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

Iran, Russia discuss sports relations

Iran, Russia discuss sports relations

Moscow, Sep 20, IRNA - Iranian envoy to Russia Mehdi Sanaie and Russian Sports Minister Pavel Kolobkov in a meeting discussed developing sport cooperation between the two courtiers and also on Iran's attendance in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Iranian athletes shine in Asian Junior Wushu Champs in South Korea

Iranian athletes shine in Asian Junior Wushu Champs in South Korea

Tehran, Sep 20, IRNA - Iranian wushu practitioners managed to snatch two gold and two silver medals at the ninth edition of the Asian Junior Wushu Championships in South Korea.

Iranian cyclists pocket gold medal in Ashgabat 2017

Iranian cyclists pocket gold medal in Ashgabat 2017

Tehran, Sep 19, IRNA – Iranian cyclists received gold medal in the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games which is underway in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.

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Iranian convoy targeted by mortar attack in Deir ez-Zor

Iranian convoy targeted by mortar attack in Deir ez-Zor

Damascus, Sept 20, IRNA – Iran's humanitarian convoy to Deir ez-Zor of Syria has been the target of mortar attack by Daesh terrorist-Takfiri group.

Future of Iran-Pakistan cordial ties bright: Interior minister

Future of Iran-Pakistan cordial ties bright: Interior minister

Islamabad, Sep 20, IRNA – Interior Minister of Pakistan strongly believes that future of cordial ties between Iran and Pakistan is very positive and even much more bright that the current ties.

Nuclear deal a global opportunity for economic diplomacy: Iran

Nuclear deal a global opportunity for economic diplomacy: Iran

Tehran, Sep 19, IRNA – The historic nuclear deal between Iran and the world major powers, beside its political benefits, has provided the world and Iran with the opportunity of economic diplomacy as a way for enhancing peace and security, a senior Iranian official said in New York on Monday.

Lebanese scholar hails Iran's foreign policy

Lebanese scholar hails Iran's foreign policy

Tehran, Sep 18, IRNA – A Lebanese scholar praised Iran's foreign diplomacy, and said that Iranians have extended a hand of cooperation to the European countries, and threatens countries that threaten Iran seriously.

Greek Muslim leader condemns massacre of Rohingyas in Myanmar

Greek Muslim leader condemns massacre of Rohingyas in Myanmar

Athens, Sep 16, IRNA - Greek Muslim Community Leader Naim Elghandour strongly condemned genocide of Muslims by extremist Buddhists in Myanmar, and criticized the international community for keeping silent about the massacres.

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Iran ballistic missile Khorramshahr unveiled

Iran ballistic missile Khorramshahr unveiled

Tehran, Sep 22, IRNA- Iran unveiled some of its defensive achievements on Friday, on top of which was the ballistic missile `Khorramshahr' with a range of 2000 kilometers .

Iran: Co-op, dialogue in Asia needed for fighting extremism

Iran: Co-op, dialogue in Asia needed for fighting extremism

New York, Sep 22, IRNA – Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif has emphasized the importance of cooperation among Asian countries in fighting extremism and containing the underlying radical thoughts.

President: Iran arms are for self-defense

President: Iran arms are for self-defense

Tehran, Sep 22, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani says Iran's arms are always for defense of the country and of regional nations against aggression of major powers and terrorism.

FM meets counterparts in UN

FM meets counterparts in UN

New York, Sep 22, IRNA – Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif met Canadian, Australian and Chinese counterparts on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Thursday.

Zarif: Diplomacy only solution to Syrian crisis

Zarif: Diplomacy only solution to Syrian crisis

New York, Sep 22, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif says diplomacy is the only solution to Syrian crisis.

Clocks in Iran moved back by one hour

Clocks in Iran moved back by one hour

Tehran, Sep 22, IRNA – Clocks were moved back by one hour at midnight on Thursday night (September 22).

President: Iranians following Ashura epic as model of self-sacrifice

President: Iranians following Ashura epic as model of self-sacrifice

Tehran, Sep 22, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani says Iranian people strongly defended their honor, territorial integrity and dignity setting heroic braveries of Imam Hossein (AS), the third infallible Imam of Prophet Mohammad's (PBUH) infallible household, as their model.

4.8 magnitude quake strikes Kerman Province

4.8 magnitude quake strikes Kerman Province

Tehran, Sep 22, IRNA – A 4.8-magnitude earthquake hit a town in the southeastern Iranian Province of Kerman, but no casualties or damage has been reported.

Zarif: Iran sides Syrians in reconstruction

Zarif: Iran sides Syrians in reconstruction

New York, Sep 22, IRNA -- Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif says Iran will side Syrian people in endeavors to reconstruct Syria.

Iran inks 2 cooperation documents with Denmark

Iran inks 2 cooperation documents with Denmark

Vienna, Sep 22, IRNA – Danish Danske Bank has entered a contract with 10 Iranian banks for extension of 500 million euro line of credit (LC).

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Inadequate response to genocide

By: Hamdollah Emadi Heydari*

Inadequate response to genocide

Tehran, Sep 18, IRNA – International human rights organizations have remained silent about the ongoing ethnic cleansing of the defenseless Rohingya Muslim community of Myanmar by that country's extremist Buddhists and under the government's inaction.

Iranian President's priorities at 72nd UNGA

Iranian President's priorities at 72nd UNGA

Tehran, Sep 17, IRNA – Iran's President Hassan Rouhani left Tehran on Sunday to attend the United Nations General Assembly in New York with some priorities in foreign relation issues on his agenda, including global terrorism, massacre of Muslims in Myanmar,and the lack of US commitment to the historic nuclear deal.

Iran-Russia oil deal; mutual advantages

By Shuaib Bahman

Iran-Russia oil deal; mutual advantages

Tehran, Sep 17, IRNA – In 2014, negotiations started for Iran to export oil to Russia. Based on an initial agreement, Russia was expected to buy up to 500,000 b/d of oil in return for Russia equipment and commodities.

What to expect if Trump undoes Iran nuclear deal: Former nuclear official

By: Hossein Mousavian

What to expect if Trump undoes Iran nuclear deal: Former nuclear official

Tehran, Sep 15, IRNA - Former Iranian nuclear official said the historic nuclear deal between Iran and the world six major states is a “seminal criterion in Tehran for judging whether the West, in particular the United States, could be trusted.”