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Envoy: Iran will never allow ill-wishers to abuse people's righteous

Envoy: Iran will never allow ill-wishers to abuse people's righteous

Belgrade, Jan 16, IRNA – Iran’s Ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina Mahmoud Heidari said on Tuesday that the Iranian people will never allow their certain righteous demands to be abused by ill-wishers.

Memorial book for Sanchi victims opens at Iran Embassy in Madrid

Memorial book for Sanchi victims opens at Iran Embassy in Madrid

Madrid, Jan 16, IRNA – A memorial book for victims of an Iranian sunken oil tanker opened at Iran’s Embassy in Madrid on Tuesday.

Foreign Ministry to present eighth JCPOA report to parliament soon

Foreign Ministry to present eighth JCPOA report to parliament soon

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Tuesday that the eighth report on the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), will be presented to Majlis (parliament) by Foreign Ministry soon.

MP: China did its best to extinguish fire of Sanchi tanker

MP: China did its best to extinguish fire of Sanchi tanker

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA – China made every effort to extinguish the fire of the Iranian tanker (Sanchi) which sank on January 14 following eight years of burning in the East China Coast, senior member of parliament Hossein Naqavi Hosseini said on Tuesday.

Minister: Enemies wish to put Iran under pressure

Minister: Enemies wish to put Iran under pressure

Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA – Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics Brigadier General Amir Hatami says enemies wish to put the Islamic Republic of Iran under special and complicated conditions.

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Envoy: Iran will never allow ill-wishers to abuse people's righteous

Envoy: Iran will never allow ill-wishers to abuse people's righteous

Belgrade, Jan 16, IRNA – Iran’s Ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina Mahmoud Heidari said on Tuesday that the Iranian people will never allow their certain righteous demands to be abused by ill-wishers.

Foreign Ministry to present eighth JCPOA report to parliament soon

Foreign Ministry to present eighth JCPOA report to parliament soon

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Tuesday that the eighth report on the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), will be presented to Majlis (parliament) by Foreign Ministry soon.

MP: China did its best to extinguish fire of Sanchi tanker

MP: China did its best to extinguish fire of Sanchi tanker

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA – China made every effort to extinguish the fire of the Iranian tanker (Sanchi) which sank on January 14 following eight years of burning in the East China Coast, senior member of parliament Hossein Naqavi Hosseini said on Tuesday.

Minister: Enemies wish to put Iran under pressure

Minister: Enemies wish to put Iran under pressure

Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA – Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics Brigadier General Amir Hatami says enemies wish to put the Islamic Republic of Iran under special and complicated conditions.

Minister calls for Iran-Pakistan defense cooperation expansion

Minister calls for Iran-Pakistan defense cooperation expansion

Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA – Minister of Defense Brigadier General Amir Hatami says expansion of cooperation between Iran and Pakistan in defense field will consolidate regional stability.

Iranian seamen's bodies to be transfered in 1 month

Iranian seamen's bodies to be transfered in 1 month

Beijing, Jan 16, IRNA – The process of transferring dead bodies of Iranian seamen will take one month, Iran consular general said.

Chabahar trade balance hits $803m in 9 months

Chabahar trade balance hits $803m in 9 months

Chabahar, Jan 16, IRNA – Director for Trade Promotion of Chabahar Free Trade Zone Mohammad Miri said on Tuesday that during first nine months of the current Iranian year (will end March 20) 803 million dollars worth of goods has been exported and imported from the region.

Pres. Rouhani: Iran ready to expand ties with Algeria

Pres. Rouhani: Iran ready to expand ties with Algeria

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday voiced Iran's readiness to promote relations with Algeria.

Lack of banking ties impeding Iran-Kyrgyzstan economic coop: Envoy

Lack of banking ties impeding Iran-Kyrgyzstan economic coop: Envoy

Baku, Jan 16, IRNA – Lack of banking ties is a roadblock for Iranian entrepreneurs to attend Kyrgyzstan market, Iran envoy to Tashkent said.

IRANRIDEX 2018 fair kicks off in Tehran

IRANRIDEX 2018 fair kicks off in Tehran

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA – The 4th International Exhibition of Iran Ridex -- Motorcycle, Bicycle, Parts, Accessories, Electric & Hybrid Vehicles and Related Equipment -- started here on Tuesday.

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Memorial book for Sanchi victims opens at Iran Embassy in Madrid

Memorial book for Sanchi victims opens at Iran Embassy in Madrid

Madrid, Jan 16, IRNA – A memorial book for victims of an Iranian sunken oil tanker opened at Iran’s Embassy in Madrid on Tuesday.

3 horse burials discovered in NW Iran

3 horse burials discovered in NW Iran

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA - During the salvage explorations and the first zooarcheology of horse burial in Kurgan of Abellou, in East Azarbaijan Province, three horse burials in the northern side and outside the main grave were discovered.

12 wounded from Afghanistan suicide attack transfer to Iran

12 wounded from Afghanistan suicide attack transfer to Iran

Kabul, Jan 16, IRNA – Iran's embassy in Kabul declared on Tuesday that 12 injured persons of a suicide attack on December 28, 2017 in Afghanistan Cultural-Research Center of Tebyan in Kabul were transferred to Iran for continuation of treatment.

Theater a veneu for dialogue: Iran's minister of culture

Theater a veneu for dialogue: Iran's minister of culture

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA – Iran's minister of culture and Islamic guidance said that theater is the biggest manifestation of dialogue.

Iran mission in Sarajevo opens memorial book for tanker victims

Iran mission in Sarajevo opens memorial book for tanker victims

Belgrade, Jan 16, IRNA – The Embassy of Iran in Sarajevo said it has opened a memorial book to commemorate the sailors of the Sanchi oil tanker.

Iran karateka bags gold in Baku 2018

Iran karateka bags gold in Baku 2018

Astara, Jan 15, IRNA – Iranian junior karate fighter Elnaz Amir Sharif snatched a gold medal in Baku 2018 karate tournament.

Iran female tennis player wins 2018 Asian Champs

Iran female tennis player wins 2018 Asian Champs

Tehran, Jan 13, IRNA – Female Iranian tennis player Meshkatozahra Safi won ITF Asia 14 and U development Championships 2018 in Vietnam.

Iran skier runner up in Armenian Champs

Iran skier runner up in Armenian Champs

Karaj, Jan 13, IRNA – Iranian skier Sattar Seid ranked second in Armenian Open Ski Championships.

Iranian skier runner up in int’l ski league

Iranian skier runner up in int’l ski league

Karaj, Jan 10, IRNA – Iranian skier Morteza Jafari ranked 2nd in the international ski league which was held in Darband Sar ski resort in northern Tehran.

Iran grand master wins Mumbai Chess Tournament

Iran grand master wins Mumbai Chess Tournament

Tehran, Jan 8, IRNA – Iran’s youngest grand master Parham Maghsudlou won the 3rd IIFL Wealth Mumbai International Chess Tournament held in India.

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Pakistan optimistic on early resumption of Iran banking ties

Pakistan optimistic on early resumption of Iran banking ties

Islamabad, Jan 15, IRNA - Pakistan’s Minister of State for Finance Rana Muhammad Afzal has expressed optimism for early resumption of banking ties between Islamabad and Tehran.

US cannot avoid staying with JCPOA: Lebanon analyst

US cannot avoid staying with JCPOA: Lebanon analyst

Beirut, Jan 14, IRNA – US President Donald Trump and his administration have no way but to maintain the Iran nuclear deal, said a Lebanese Middle East analyst in a recent interview with the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

US scholar: JCPOA not renegotiable, Congress unable to change it

US scholar: JCPOA not renegotiable, Congress unable to change it

New York, Jan 14, IRNA – An American academic says Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) is not renegotiable and the US Congress cannot change it.

Indian analyst urges world to safeguard JCPOA as 'historic deal'

Indian analyst urges world to safeguard JCPOA as 'historic deal'

New Delhi, Jan 13, IRNA - An Indian independent journalist and university professor Qamar Aqa urged the world to try to keep the nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers untouched as it is an effective and historic deal between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the world.

Indian expert: Iran’s enemies tried to fan recent unrest

Indian expert: Iran’s enemies tried to fan recent unrest

New Delhi, Jan 13, IRNA - Former Ambassador of India to Tehran believes that Iran’s foreign enemies tried to interfere in the internal affairs of the Islamic Republic through fanning the recent unrest in the country.

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Envoy: Iran will never allow ill-wishers to abuse people's righteous

Envoy: Iran will never allow ill-wishers to abuse people's righteous

Belgrade, Jan 16, IRNA – Iran’s Ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina Mahmoud Heidari said on Tuesday that the Iranian people will never allow their certain righteous demands to be abused by ill-wishers.

Memorial book for Sanchi victims opens at Iran Embassy in Madrid

Memorial book for Sanchi victims opens at Iran Embassy in Madrid

Madrid, Jan 16, IRNA – A memorial book for victims of an Iranian sunken oil tanker opened at Iran’s Embassy in Madrid on Tuesday.

Foreign Ministry to present eighth JCPOA report to parliament soon

Foreign Ministry to present eighth JCPOA report to parliament soon

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Tuesday that the eighth report on the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), will be presented to Majlis (parliament) by Foreign Ministry soon.

MP: China did its best to extinguish fire of Sanchi tanker

MP: China did its best to extinguish fire of Sanchi tanker

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA – China made every effort to extinguish the fire of the Iranian tanker (Sanchi) which sank on January 14 following eight years of burning in the East China Coast, senior member of parliament Hossein Naqavi Hosseini said on Tuesday.

Minister: Enemies wish to put Iran under pressure

Minister: Enemies wish to put Iran under pressure

Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA – Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics Brigadier General Amir Hatami says enemies wish to put the Islamic Republic of Iran under special and complicated conditions.

Minister calls for Iran-Pakistan defense cooperation expansion

Minister calls for Iran-Pakistan defense cooperation expansion

Tehran, Jan 18, IRNA – Minister of Defense Brigadier General Amir Hatami says expansion of cooperation between Iran and Pakistan in defense field will consolidate regional stability.

3 horse burials discovered in NW Iran

3 horse burials discovered in NW Iran

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA - During the salvage explorations and the first zooarcheology of horse burial in Kurgan of Abellou, in East Azarbaijan Province, three horse burials in the northern side and outside the main grave were discovered.

Guinea-Bissau speaker opposes US project to renegotiate JCPOA

Guinea-Bissau speaker opposes US project to renegotiate JCPOA

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA – The Guinea-Bissau parliament speaker voiced his opposition to the US project to renegotiate Iran nuclear deal, also known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iraqi speaker urges Muslim countries to support Palestine

Iraqi speaker urges Muslim countries to support Palestine

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA – Speaker of the Iraqi parliament Salim al-Jabouri urged Islamic states to continue support of the Palestinian people.

Leader envoy for Syria hold talks with head of Orthodox Church

Leader envoy for Syria hold talks with head of Orthodox Church

Damascus, Jan 16, IRNA – Supreme Leader representative in Syria Ayatollah Abolfazl Tabatabaei held talks with Supreme Head of Universal Syrian Orthodox Church Patriarch Ignatius Aphrem II on Tuesday.

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.

Viewpoint

Trump’s Iran statement: A view from Europe

By Peter Jenkins*

Trump’s Iran statement: A view from Europe

Tehran, Jan 15, IRNA – It is with some reluctance that I write about President Donald Trump’s latest statement on Iran, because the statement is so full of half-truths, untruths, and logical fallacies that it is bad for one’s blood pressure to have to dwell on it for any length of time.

From presidency of world to mental case

By Reza Bahar*

From presidency of world to mental case

Tehran, Jan10, IRNA – The United States has over the past decades heavily relied on its media to portray the presidency in the country, from the campaign trail to the inauguration day, as a global event.

Trump anti-Pakistan tirade to bring Iran, Pakistan closer

Trump anti-Pakistan tirade to bring Iran, Pakistan closer

Islamabad, Jan 8, IRNA - U.S. President Donald Trump’s harsh strategy towards Pakistan has created a space for closer Iran, Pakistan ties as the two countries have vowed to expand cooperation against common US-posed threats.

US rebuked at UNSC

US rebuked at UNSC

Tehran, Jan 7, IRNA – When the protests kicked off in Tehran, it was totally predictable that Donald Trump's administration would try to misuse them to isolate Iran in the international scene. But United States Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley's haste and miscalculation caused her plan to boomerang.