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Iran envoy calls for broadening the scope of ties with Pakistan

Iran envoy calls for broadening the scope of ties with Pakistan

Islamabad, Dec 11, IRNA – The ambassador of Iran to Pakistan has called for broadening the scope of ties between the two countries, pointing out Iran’s potential to become a major seller of electricity to Pakistan, as well as that in shipping and aviation.

Iran, UK ties based on mutual respect: FM Spox

Iran, UK ties based on mutual respect: FM Spox

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday that the ties between Iran and the UK are based on mutual respect.

US responsibe for any regional conflict: Iran defense minister

US responsibe for any regional conflict: Iran defense minister

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – The US should accept responsibility for any further tensions or bloodshed in the region after Washington's recognition of Holy Quds as the capital of the illegitimate Zionist regime, Iranian defense minister said here on Monday.

Iran ready to export 100 MW of electricity to Pakistan’s Gwadar: Iranian diplomat

Iran ready to export 100 MW of electricity to Pakistan’s Gwadar: Iranian diplomat

Islamabad, Dec 11, IRNA -- Consul General of Iran in Pakistan’s south western city of Quetta says Iran is ready to export 100 MW of electricity to Gwadar port, Pakistan.

Iran, UK discuss dual national's case: FM Spox

Iran, UK discuss dual national's case: FM Spox

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Monday that the case of British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari, who has been arrested over security charges, was among the issues discussed in a meeting between Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

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Iran envoy calls for broadening the scope of ties with Pakistan

Iran envoy calls for broadening the scope of ties with Pakistan

Islamabad, Dec 11, IRNA – The ambassador of Iran to Pakistan has called for broadening the scope of ties between the two countries, pointing out Iran’s potential to become a major seller of electricity to Pakistan, as well as that in shipping and aviation.

Iran, UK ties based on mutual respect: FM Spox

Iran, UK ties based on mutual respect: FM Spox

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday that the ties between Iran and the UK are based on mutual respect.

US responsibe for any regional conflict: Iran defense minister

US responsibe for any regional conflict: Iran defense minister

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – The US should accept responsibility for any further tensions or bloodshed in the region after Washington's recognition of Holy Quds as the capital of the illegitimate Zionist regime, Iranian defense minister said here on Monday.

Iran, UK discuss dual national's case: FM Spox

Iran, UK discuss dual national's case: FM Spox

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Monday that the case of British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari, who has been arrested over security charges, was among the issues discussed in a meeting between Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

Human Rights Watchdog calls for punishment of Saudi authorities

Human Rights Watchdog calls for punishment of Saudi authorities

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – Human Rights Watchdog (HRW) asked the United Nations Security Council to take punitive measures against the Saudis if they do not immediately allow the humanitarian aid and basic goods be delivered in war-torn Yemen.

Iran ready to export 100 MW of electricity to Pakistan’s Gwadar: Iranian diplomat

Iran ready to export 100 MW of electricity to Pakistan’s Gwadar: Iranian diplomat

Islamabad, Dec 11, IRNA -- Consul General of Iran in Pakistan’s south western city of Quetta says Iran is ready to export 100 MW of electricity to Gwadar port, Pakistan.

Iran attends IFSB conference in Malaysia

Iran attends IFSB conference in Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Dec 11, IRNA – The 16th Conference of Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) kicked off today in Malaysia with the attendance of representatives of Central Bank of Iran (CBI) and Tehran Stock Exchange.

Iran, Turkey sign MoU on waste management

Iran, Turkey sign MoU on waste management

Tehran, Dec 10, IRNA -- Industrial Development & Renovation Organization of Iran (IDRO) and Turkish Company of Chutash signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on environment and urban waste management on Sunday.

Iran, S. Korean private sectors sign 22 MoUs on technology transfer

Iran, S. Korean private sectors sign 22 MoUs on technology transfer

Tehran, Dec 10, IRNA – Iranian and South Korean private sectors signed 22 memoranda of understanding (MoUs) on the transfer of technology in Milad Tower late on Sunday.

Iran's oil output to hit 9m/bpd by 2025: Oil official

Iran's oil output to hit 9m/bpd by 2025: Oil official

Arak, Markazi Prov, Dec 10, IRNA – Iran has plans to increase oil output to 9 million barrels per day by Vision 2025, according to a senior oil ministry official.

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Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on December 11

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on December 11

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA - The following headlines appeared in local English language newspapers on Monday:

FAO Marks World Soil Day 2017 in Iran

FAO Marks World Soil Day 2017 in Iran

Tehran, Dec 10, IRNA – Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in a ceremony in Tehran on Sunday marked World Soil Day 2017.

Iran, Poland to deepen cinema cooperation

Iran, Poland to deepen cinema cooperation

Tehran, Dec 10, IRNA – Director general of Farabi Cinema Foundation Alireza Tabesh and deputy minister of Culture and National Heritage of Poland Paul Lewandowski emphasized developing cultural activities between two countries.

German music band in Tehran

German music band in Tehran

Tehran, Dec 10, IRNA – The German music band Schiller has arrived in Tehran in order to put on concerts.

Iranian women advised to get permit to marry foreigners

Iranian women advised to get permit to marry foreigners

Tehran, Dec 10, IRNA – The spokesman of the National Organization for Civil Registration of Iran said on Sunday that Iranian women should get a marriage permit to marry foreign nationals.

Iranians bag 3 Kyokushin medals in Russia

Iranians bag 3 Kyokushin medals in Russia

Moscow, Dec 11, IRNA – Iranian Kyokushin karatekas won one silver and two bronzes in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Iranian women shooters grab Asian gold

Iranian women shooters grab Asian gold

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – Iranian women shooting squad snatched a gold medal in the 10th Asian Airgun Championships which is underway in Japan.

Iran female Kung fu athlete pockets gold in Turkey

Iran female Kung fu athlete pockets gold in Turkey

Orumiyeh, Dec 10, IRNA – Iranian female Kung Fu fighter Romina Ghodrati bagged a gold medal in International Sports and Military Studies Confederation (IFAO) World Martial Arts Games 2017 held in Turkey.

Supreme Leader hails young Iranian wrestler

Supreme Leader hails young Iranian wrestler

Tehran, Dec 10, IRNA – Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Sunday described Iranian wrestler Alireza Karimi a champion that sacrificed his right for a bigger goal.

Iran Muay Thai fighter wins World Martial Arts Games

Iran Muay Thai fighter wins World Martial Arts Games

Maragheh, Dec 10, IRNA – Iranian Muay Thai fighter Hadi Norouzyian received a gold medal in International Sports and Military Studies Confederation (IFAO) World Martial Arts Games 2017 held in Turkey.

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Indian journalist: Shifting US embassy to Quds to spread terrorism

Indian journalist: Shifting US embassy to Quds to spread terrorism

New Delhi, Dec 9, IRNA - An Indian journalist says that shifting American embassy to al-Quds will spread violence and terrorism throughout the world.

Palestine official blames Trump's Quds move on Arab passivity

Palestine official blames Trump's Quds move on Arab passivity

Beirut, Dec 9, IRNA – The weak and passive policies adopted by Arab countries against Zionist aggressive policies in recent years, have largely contributed to Trump's decision on recognizing the holy Quds as the Zionist regime's capital, a Palestinian official said.

Trump's Holy Quds decision includes hideous goals

Trump's Holy Quds decision includes hideous goals

Kuala Lumpur, Dec 9 - IRNA - The President of Malaysian Community Activists Association, a civil rights organization, has taken the action of [US President Donald] Trump in announcing Quds as the Israel capital as a dangerous act which seeks further hideous targets.

Trump's Al-Quds move plunges region into war: Pak politician

Trump's Al-Quds move plunges region into war: Pak politician

Islamabad, Dec 9, IRNA -- Secretary General of Pakistan’s top Islamic party has denounced US President Donald Trump for his decision to relocate the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem (Beit-ul Moqaddas).

Indian expert: Transfer of US embassy contributes to extremism in region

Indian expert: Transfer of US embassy contributes to extremism in region

New Delhi, Dec 8, IRNA - Indian university professor and senior researcher Professor Harsh Panth said Donald Trump's decision to move the US embassy to alQuds (Jerusalem) would contribute to extremism in the region.

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Iran envoy calls for broadening the scope of ties with Pakistan

Iran envoy calls for broadening the scope of ties with Pakistan

Islamabad, Dec 11, IRNA – The ambassador of Iran to Pakistan has called for broadening the scope of ties between the two countries, pointing out Iran’s potential to become a major seller of electricity to Pakistan, as well as that in shipping and aviation.

Iran, UK ties based on mutual respect: FM Spox

Iran, UK ties based on mutual respect: FM Spox

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – Iranian foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday that the ties between Iran and the UK are based on mutual respect.

US responsibe for any regional conflict: Iran defense minister

US responsibe for any regional conflict: Iran defense minister

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – The US should accept responsibility for any further tensions or bloodshed in the region after Washington's recognition of Holy Quds as the capital of the illegitimate Zionist regime, Iranian defense minister said here on Monday.

Iran ready to export 100 MW of electricity to Pakistan’s Gwadar: Iranian diplomat

Iran ready to export 100 MW of electricity to Pakistan’s Gwadar: Iranian diplomat

Islamabad, Dec 11, IRNA -- Consul General of Iran in Pakistan’s south western city of Quetta says Iran is ready to export 100 MW of electricity to Gwadar port, Pakistan.

Iran, UK discuss dual national's case: FM Spox

Iran, UK discuss dual national's case: FM Spox

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Monday that the case of British-Iranian Nazanin Zaghari, who has been arrested over security charges, was among the issues discussed in a meeting between Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammad Javad Zarif and British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson.

Human Rights Watchdog calls for punishment of Saudi authorities

Human Rights Watchdog calls for punishment of Saudi authorities

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – Human Rights Watchdog (HRW) asked the United Nations Security Council to take punitive measures against the Saudis if they do not immediately allow the humanitarian aid and basic goods be delivered in war-torn Yemen.

Sending Pak minister to Chabahar Port inauguration carries special message: Pak daily

Sending Pak minister to Chabahar Port inauguration carries special message: Pak daily

Islamabad, Dec 11, IRNA – Leading Pakistani news daily in its report has said that visit of Pakistan’s Minister for Maritime Affairs Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo to attend the inaugural ceremony of first phase of Chabahar Port carries a special message for Iran.

Senior Iranian MP slams Trump's decision on Holy Quds

Senior Iranian MP slams Trump's decision on Holy Quds

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA - A senior Iranian lawmaker said here on Monday that the US President Donald Trump's decision to transfer Washington's embassy from Tel-Aviv to al-Quds has united Islamic world against America's aggressive intervention.

Iranians bag 3 Kyokushin medals in Russia

Iranians bag 3 Kyokushin medals in Russia

Moscow, Dec 11, IRNA – Iranian Kyokushin karatekas won one silver and two bronzes in Yekaterinburg, Russia.

Germany intent to part ways with US

By Hossein Ziaee*

Germany intent to part ways with US

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA - US President Donald Trump’s irresponsible policies and his threatening tone have further alienated the White House’s close friends.

S. Arabia, UAE military aggression root cause of Yemen’s afflictions

S. Arabia, UAE military aggression root cause of Yemen’s afflictions

Madrid, Dec 7, IRNA - A senior Iranian expert on international relations said on Wednesday that Military aggression of the Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the major cause of Yemen’s current crisis and afflictions.

FICCI SG: India-Iran ties free from influence of third state

FICCI SG: India-Iran ties free from influence of third state

Tehran, Nov 20, IRNA - India has been very clear that its relations with Iran should be independent of its relations with other states, said the secretary general of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

Iran’s stall warmly welcomed in Dublin's charity fair

Iran’s stall warmly welcomed in Dublin's charity fair

London, Nov 20, IRNA – Iran's stall was warmly welcomed by senior foreign diplomats in the International Charity Bazaar (ICB) held in Dublin, Ireland.

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Germany intent to part ways with US

By Hossein Ziaee*

Germany intent to part ways with US

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA - US President Donald Trump’s irresponsible policies and his threatening tone have further alienated the White House’s close friends.

Time to rebuild Iran-Pakistan relationship: Pak daily

Time to rebuild Iran-Pakistan relationship: Pak daily

Islamabad, Dec 11, IRNA - Leading Pakistani news daily believes that it is time to remove the irritants between Iran, Pakistan ties and rebuild the relationship.

Europe must work With Iran

By Mohammad Javad Zarif

Europe must work With Iran

Tehran, Dec 11, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has urged the European Union to work with Tehran and not to be towed away by the White House.

Persian Gulf Cooperation Council; demise of an Arab union

Persian Gulf Cooperation Council; demise of an Arab union

Tehran, Dec 10, IRNA – Recent developments in the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council and Saudi Arabia's inability to ally other members in the Council to confront Qatar, have raised the prospect for the demise of the regional intergovernmental Arab union.