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President lauds people for safeguarding Islamic system

President lauds people for safeguarding Islamic system

Tehran, May 24, IRNA - President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday the Iranian people have passed their tests successfully over the past 40 years in safeguarding Islamic Republic, revolution, country and national interests despite all ups and downs.

Leader: US will definitely fail, if official perform duties

Leader: US will definitely fail, if official perform duties

Tehran, May 24, IRNA – Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Aytollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday recalled US’ in-depth and constant enmity with the principle of the Islamic Republic, saying that US will definitely suffer defeat if officials can fulfill their responsibilities.

Iran-Ireland trade exchange doubles

Iran-Ireland trade exchange doubles

London, May 24, IRNA- The trade exchanges between Iran and Ireland doubled in 2017 compared to a year before, according to the latest statistics released by Irish Statistics Center.

China favors keeping, implementing JCPOA

China favors keeping, implementing JCPOA

Beijing, May 23, IRNA – Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said on Wednesday that Beijing will work for keeping and implementing Iran nuclear deal known as the JCPOA, as the deal has proved its efficiency over the past three years.

German biggest banking group keen on cooperating with Iran despite US sanctions

German biggest banking group keen on cooperating with Iran despite US sanctions

Tehran, May 23, IRNA -- A German group of six Volksbanks wants, despite US sanctions, to continue providing financial services to companies that want to export goods and services to Iran.

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President lauds people for safeguarding Islamic system

President lauds people for safeguarding Islamic system

Tehran, May 24, IRNA - President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday the Iranian people have passed their tests successfully over the past 40 years in safeguarding Islamic Republic, revolution, country and national interests despite all ups and downs.

Leader: US will definitely fail, if official perform duties

Leader: US will definitely fail, if official perform duties

Tehran, May 24, IRNA – Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Aytollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday recalled US’ in-depth and constant enmity with the principle of the Islamic Republic, saying that US will definitely suffer defeat if officials can fulfill their responsibilities.

China favors keeping, implementing JCPOA

China favors keeping, implementing JCPOA

Beijing, May 23, IRNA – Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said on Wednesday that Beijing will work for keeping and implementing Iran nuclear deal known as the JCPOA, as the deal has proved its efficiency over the past three years.

German FM: Europe united in preserving JCPOA

German FM: Europe united in preserving JCPOA

Tehran, May 23, IRNA - German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Wednesday reiterated Europe's determination to remain a part of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal even after the US withdrawal from the landmark agreement.

Bosnia standing by Europe in supporting JCPOA

Bosnia standing by Europe in supporting JCPOA

Belgrade, May 23, IRNA – Head of Bosnian Presidential Council Baqer Ezzat Begovic said that the country is standing by Europe in supporting Iran nuclear deal known as JCPOA.

Iran-Ireland trade exchange doubles

Iran-Ireland trade exchange doubles

London, May 24, IRNA- The trade exchanges between Iran and Ireland doubled in 2017 compared to a year before, according to the latest statistics released by Irish Statistics Center.

German biggest banking group keen on cooperating with Iran despite US sanctions

German biggest banking group keen on cooperating with Iran despite US sanctions

Tehran, May 23, IRNA -- A German group of six Volksbanks wants, despite US sanctions, to continue providing financial services to companies that want to export goods and services to Iran.

Volvo Group offers to supply Iran with mining machinery

Volvo Group offers to supply Iran with mining machinery

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – Representatives from Sweden's Volvo Group has offered a 200-million-euro cooperation model to Iran for supplying the country with mining machinery.

Austria OMV to maintain cooperation with Iran

Austria OMV to maintain cooperation with Iran

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – The Austria oil and gas company ‘OMV’ will continue its cooperation with Iran, Reuters reported.

BP halts cooperation with Iran due to reintroduction of sanctions

BP halts cooperation with Iran due to reintroduction of sanctions

Tehran, May 22, IRNA – British Petroleum (BP) has suspended work on one of its North Sea gas fields due to the reintroduction of US sanctions on Iran in the wake of Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Iran nuclear deal.

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Syrian Army units repel Daesh attack in al-Mayadeen

Syrian Army units repel Daesh attack in al-Mayadeen

Deir Ezzor, May 23, IRNA/SANA - Units of the Syrian army repelled terrorist groups affiliated to Daesh (ISIS) terrorist organisation which attacked military outposts in al-Mayadeen area in Deir Ezzor southeastern countryside.

Syria congratulates Iraq on successful elections

Syria congratulates Iraq on successful elections

Damascus, May 23, IRNA/SANA – Syria expressed the sincerest congratulations to Iraq over the success of the elections.

Official: Iran equipped with art of alchemy

Official: Iran equipped with art of alchemy

Tehran, May 23, IRNA - Iran is equipped with the art of alchemy and therefore understands well the importance of intellectual property rights, Head of the Research Institute of Cultural Heritage and Tourism (RICHT) said.

Iran-Pak media cooperation to boost bilateral ties: Senior Pak journalist

Iran-Pak media cooperation to boost bilateral ties: Senior Pak journalist

Islamabad, May 23, IRNA - Managing Director of the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) says that cooperation between the media of Iran and Pakistan would play a significant role in bringing the people of two countries closer and boosting bilateral ties.

Cargo train derailed in NW Iran

Cargo train derailed in NW Iran

Orumiyeh, May 23, IRNA – Due to mountain landslide in Khoy City, West Azarbaijan Province, a cargo train heading to Turkey was derailed in northwest Iran, the Khoy governor said.

Iran president not scheduled to attend 2018 FIFA World Cup

Iran president not scheduled to attend 2018 FIFA World Cup

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – Iranian President is probably not able to attend the opening ceremony of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia because of his tight schedule, Iranian President's chief of staff said on Wednesday.

FIFA invites Iran president to World Cup

FIFA invites Iran president to World Cup

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – The President of FIFA Gianni Infantino officially invited President Hassan Rouhani to the opening of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.

Iran sabre fencing team stands on world 4th ranking

Iran sabre fencing team stands on world 4th ranking

Tehran, May 22, IRNA – According to International Fencing Federation (FIE), Iranian sabre fencing team for the first times stood on the 4th place in world.

Iranian teenagers runner-ups in China soccer tourney

Iranian teenagers runner-ups in China soccer tourney

Tehran, May 21, IRNA – Teenage soccer team of Iranian came second in a soccer tournament that was held in Jiangyin, eastern China.

Iran finishes runner up in FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

Iran finishes runner up in FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

Tehran, May 21, IRNA - Iranian men's national beach volleyball team ranked second in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour held in Aydin, Turkey.

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Lebanese journalist: Trump policy on Iran threat and opportunity

Lebanese journalist: Trump policy on Iran threat and opportunity

Beirut, May 23, IRNA – The policy adopted by US President Donald Trump in its approach towards Iran could be seen both as a threat and an opportunity, a prominent Lebanese journalist and political analyst said in a recent interview.

Canadian lawyer: Iran Deal not a political agreement

Canadian lawyer: Iran Deal not a political agreement

New York, May 22, IRNA – Iran nuclear deal is not merely a political agreement, Canadian Lawyer Ryan Alford said, adding that the US unilateral walkaway from the deal is in contrast with its internal laws, Vienna Convention and UNSC commitments.

Trump responsible for consequences of withdrawal from Iran Deal: UK ex-envoy to Iran

Trump responsible for consequences of withdrawal from Iran Deal: UK ex-envoy to Iran

London, May 22, IRNA – The US President Donald Trump is squarely responsible for the consequences of his country's withdrawal front Iran Deal, said the former ambassador of the United Kingdom in Tehran.

China ex-diplomat warns against Trump's uncalculated moves

China ex-diplomat warns against Trump's uncalculated moves

Beijing, May 20, IRNA – World countries should be careful about uncalculated moves by US President Donald Trump and his administration, warned a former Chinese ambassador to Iran.

Malaysian scholar calls for immediate halt to atrocities in Gaza

Malaysian scholar calls for immediate halt to atrocities in Gaza

Kuala Lumpur, May 19, IRNA – President of the Malaysian Consultative Council for Islamic Organization (MAPIM) called for the killing of defenseless Palestinian people by forces of the Zionist regime of Israel to be stopped immediately.

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President lauds people for safeguarding Islamic system

President lauds people for safeguarding Islamic system

Tehran, May 24, IRNA - President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday the Iranian people have passed their tests successfully over the past 40 years in safeguarding Islamic Republic, revolution, country and national interests despite all ups and downs.

Leader: US will definitely fail, if official perform duties

Leader: US will definitely fail, if official perform duties

Tehran, May 24, IRNA – Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Aytollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday recalled US’ in-depth and constant enmity with the principle of the Islamic Republic, saying that US will definitely suffer defeat if officials can fulfill their responsibilities.

Iran-Ireland trade exchange doubles

Iran-Ireland trade exchange doubles

London, May 24, IRNA- The trade exchanges between Iran and Ireland doubled in 2017 compared to a year before, according to the latest statistics released by Irish Statistics Center.

China favors keeping, implementing JCPOA

China favors keeping, implementing JCPOA

Beijing, May 23, IRNA – Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said on Wednesday that Beijing will work for keeping and implementing Iran nuclear deal known as the JCPOA, as the deal has proved its efficiency over the past three years.

German biggest banking group keen on cooperating with Iran despite US sanctions

German biggest banking group keen on cooperating with Iran despite US sanctions

Tehran, May 23, IRNA -- A German group of six Volksbanks wants, despite US sanctions, to continue providing financial services to companies that want to export goods and services to Iran.

German FM: Europe united in preserving JCPOA

German FM: Europe united in preserving JCPOA

Tehran, May 23, IRNA - German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas on Wednesday reiterated Europe's determination to remain a part of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal even after the US withdrawal from the landmark agreement.

Bosnia standing by Europe in supporting JCPOA

Bosnia standing by Europe in supporting JCPOA

Belgrade, May 23, IRNA – Head of Bosnian Presidential Council Baqer Ezzat Begovic said that the country is standing by Europe in supporting Iran nuclear deal known as JCPOA.

Syrian Army units repel Daesh attack in al-Mayadeen

Syrian Army units repel Daesh attack in al-Mayadeen

Deir Ezzor, May 23, IRNA/SANA - Units of the Syrian army repelled terrorist groups affiliated to Daesh (ISIS) terrorist organisation which attacked military outposts in al-Mayadeen area in Deir Ezzor southeastern countryside.

Syria congratulates Iraq on successful elections

Syria congratulates Iraq on successful elections

Damascus, May 23, IRNA/SANA – Syria expressed the sincerest congratulations to Iraq over the success of the elections.

Beijing, Berlin determined to preserve Iran Deal

Beijing, Berlin determined to preserve Iran Deal

Tehran, May 23, IRNA – A senior German official referred to German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to Beijing, saying Germany and China share common will to keep Iran nuclear deal.

Iran will retaliate. Get over it

By: Mohammad Marandi*

Iran will retaliate. Get over it

Tehran, April 27, IRNA - Any further restraint in responding to Israeli aggression will only encourage more violations against Iran and Iranians

The future of Chabahar Port

By Harsh V. Pant *

The future of Chabahar Port

Tehran, Dec 13, IRNA – Last week saw the inauguration of the first phase of the strategic Chabahar port by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the presence of officials from 17 countries.

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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Indonesia seen set to struggle to procure Australia condensate

Indonesia seen set to struggle to procure Australia condensate

Tehran, May 22, IRNA – Indonesia’s Trans-Pacific Petrochemical Indotama refinery may struggle to procure a regular supply of Australian condensate in coming months as competition among regional buyers for the ultra-light crude oil intensifies due to the US’ efforts to limit Iran’s crude and condensate exports.

Iraq elections and Saudi Arabia’s failure

By Hassan Hanizadeh*

Iraq elections and Saudi Arabia’s failure

Tehran, May 21, IRNA – Iraq’s electoral commission ultimately announced the final results of the country’s parliamentary elections. The results suggested that a political coalition led by influential Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr won 54 seats — the most seats.

New atmosphere prevailing Iran-Europe economic relations in post-JCPOA era

New atmosphere prevailing Iran-Europe economic relations in post-JCPOA era

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – The US withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on May 8, four days ahead of the deadline (May 12) set by the country’s president, Donald J. Trump, who, later, signed an executive memorandum to unilaterally reinstate nuclear sanctions against Iran.

Trump president of 'Nakba'

By Reza Bahar*

Trump president of 'Nakba'

Tehran, May 16, IRNA - “Our greatest hope is for peace,” said US President Donald Trump at the opening ceremony of the US embassy in al Quds (Jerusalem) on a day described by many as the deadliest day for Palestinians in Gaza border gathered in a show of protest against relocation of American embassy.