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Riyadh turns 3-year Yemen war into humanitarian crisis

Riyadh turns 3-year Yemen war into humanitarian crisis

Tehran, Oct 22, IRNA - Despite over 18,000 missile attacks on markets, hospitals and cultural centers by Riyadh and coalition partners UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Senegal and Sudan, the borders between the two belligerents remain largely unchanged.

Erdogan vows to reveal details of  Khashoggi death Tuesday

Erdogan vows to reveal details of Khashoggi death Tuesday

Tehran, Oct 22, IRNA - Turkish President said on Sunday that he will deliver a statement revealing the truth on the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a meeting of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) on Tuesday.

President Rouhani commends honest exporters

President Rouhani commends honest exporters

Tehran, Oct 22, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday commended honest exporters as heroes of the anti-sanction front, saying that ill-wishers intended to block Iran’s presence in global economy.

Canada gov’t lacks necessary readiness to advance ties with Iran: Spox

Canada gov’t lacks necessary readiness to advance ties with Iran: Spox

Tehran, Oct 22, IRNA - The Foreign Ministry spokesman Sunday described ties between countries as a two-way process, saying Tehran is ready to hold dialogue to offer consular services to Iranian expatriates but it seems the Canadian government is not ready to push ties with Iran.

Syria condemns French Foreign Ministry statement on Raqqa

Syria condemns French Foreign Ministry statement on Raqqa

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA - Syria strongly condemns false allegations and misleading campaign included in statement of the French Foreign Ministry regarding what it described as anniversary of liberating Raqqa City, an official source at Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said Sunday.

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Riyadh turns 3-year Yemen war into humanitarian crisis

Riyadh turns 3-year Yemen war into humanitarian crisis

Tehran, Oct 22, IRNA - Despite over 18,000 missile attacks on markets, hospitals and cultural centers by Riyadh and coalition partners UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Senegal and Sudan, the borders between the two belligerents remain largely unchanged.

Erdogan vows to reveal details of  Khashoggi death Tuesday

Erdogan vows to reveal details of Khashoggi death Tuesday

Tehran, Oct 22, IRNA - Turkish President said on Sunday that he will deliver a statement revealing the truth on the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a meeting of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) on Tuesday.

Canada gov’t lacks necessary readiness to advance ties with Iran: Spox

Canada gov’t lacks necessary readiness to advance ties with Iran: Spox

Tehran, Oct 22, IRNA - The Foreign Ministry spokesman Sunday described ties between countries as a two-way process, saying Tehran is ready to hold dialogue to offer consular services to Iranian expatriates but it seems the Canadian government is not ready to push ties with Iran.

Syria condemns French Foreign Ministry statement on Raqqa

Syria condemns French Foreign Ministry statement on Raqqa

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA - Syria strongly condemns false allegations and misleading campaign included in statement of the French Foreign Ministry regarding what it described as anniversary of liberating Raqqa City, an official source at Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said Sunday.

Yemen targets Saudi military position in Jizan

Yemen targets Saudi military position in Jizan

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA – The missile unit of the Yemen Army and popular committees targeted positions of Saudi military forces in Jizan south of the country.

President Rouhani commends honest exporters

President Rouhani commends honest exporters

Tehran, Oct 22, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday commended honest exporters as heroes of the anti-sanction front, saying that ill-wishers intended to block Iran’s presence in global economy.

Syria, Iran agree on establishing joint chamber of commerce

Syria, Iran agree on establishing joint chamber of commerce

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA - The Syrian-Iranian Businessmen Forum on Saturday kicked off in Tehran with the participation of 50 businessmen headed by Secretary General of the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce Mohammad Hamshou.

Iraqi Kurdistan people buying Persian carpets

Iraqi Kurdistan people buying Persian carpets

Erbil, Oct 21, IRNA - The depreciation of the rial against dollar has given a new boom to the Iranian carpets market in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, so that the volume of carpet imports from Iran to the Kurdistan region has multiplied several times.

Development of railroads requires €20 billion investment

Development of railroads requires €20 billion investment

Tehran, October 21, IRNA- The director general of railways organization of the Islamic Republic of Iran said “in order to provide the infrastructure needed for railways of the country by 1400, we need 20 billion euros of investment'.

India, Iran working on Rupee-Rial facility for Chabahar port

Indian paper:

India, Iran working on Rupee-Rial facility for Chabahar port

New Delhi , Oct 20 , IRNA -- An Indian newspaper commented on the importance of Chabahar port project for both Iran and India and said the two countries were working out ways to sidestep the US sanctions.

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Sri Lanka seeks waiver for Iranian oil imports: Indian Express

Sri Lanka seeks waiver for Iranian oil imports: Indian Express

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA – Sri Lanka has sought advice from India over its strategy on purchasing oil from Iran in the light of tightening US sanctions during bilateral talks, according to Indian daily newspaper Indian Express.

Iran’s ‘No Date, No Signature’ joins Oscar contenders at Asian festival

Iran’s ‘No Date, No Signature’ joins Oscar contenders at Asian festival

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA - Iranian film ‘No Date, No Signature’ by Vahid Jalilvand joined other Foreign-Language Oscar contenders from Asia to vie at the Fourth Asian World Film Festival in Los Angeles, California.

Second int’l cultural festival to be held in Gonbad

Second int’l cultural festival to be held in Gonbad

Gonbad-e-Kavus, Oct 21, IRNA- Director General of Golestan Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism said that this year, the second international festival of Iranian tribes’ culture will be held on the 25th to 28th of November in the historic city of Gonbad-Kavoos in eastern Golestan province.

1st Neanderthal tooth discovered in Iran

1st Neanderthal tooth discovered in Iran

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA - A tooth, belonging to a Neanderthal child, was discovered in the rocky mountain of Baveh Yawan in Kermanshah Province.

Tajikistan hosts two cultural events with Iran presence

Tajikistan hosts two cultural events with Iran presence

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA – Tajikistan hosted two cultural events last week with the presence of Iranian directors and cinema experts.

Iran squad earns 8 medals at Asian paracanoe

Iran squad earns 8 medals at Asian paracanoe

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA – Representatives of Iran grabbed six gold and two silver medals at the U-23 Asian championships, which is underway in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

Iran’s Alipour wins bronze medal in IFSC Climbing World Championships

Iran’s Alipour wins bronze medal in IFSC Climbing World Championships

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA – Iranian speed climber Reza Alipour won the bronze medal of 2018 IFSC Climbing World Championships underway in Wujiang, China.

Iran welcomes friendly match with Azeri soccer team

Iran welcomes friendly match with Azeri soccer team

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA - Iranian Minister of Sport and Youth Masoud Soltanifar said on Sunday that Iran welcomes a friendly football match with the Republic of Azerbaijan which has been offered by Azeri Ambassador to Tehran Bonyad Huseynov.

Iran bags 4 medals in Asian paracanoe champs

Iran bags 4 medals in Asian paracanoe champs

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA – Iranian athletes grabbed 3 gold medals and 1 silver in the first day of the U-23 Asian championships which is underway in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

Iran to host world Greco-Roman wrestling clubs cup

Iran to host world Greco-Roman wrestling clubs cup

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA – The Fifth Greco-Roman World Wrestling Clubs Cup will be held in the Iranian northwestern city of Ardebil.

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Mercenary Arabs giving Quds lands to Zionists

Palestine's orthodox bishop:

Mercenary Arabs giving Quds lands to Zionists

Ramallah, Oct 21, IRNA - Attallah Hanna, the orthodox bishop of Palestine, reiterated that some of the personalities and Arab countries in an evident treason would sell the Palestinian lands in Quds to the Zionists and transfer their property to settlers in evident treason.

US attempt to zero Iran oil export to harm nations: Expert

US attempt to zero Iran oil export to harm nations: Expert

New Delhi, Oct 21, IRNA- A leading Indian strategist believes that the US demand for cutting import of the Iranian oil to zero will adversely affect the economies of the developing and under-developed nations.

Murder of journo outcome of US support for Saudi regime

Chairman of Union of Azerbaijan Authors:

Murder of journo outcome of US support for Saudi regime

Baku, Oct 20, IRNA - The head of the Authors' Union “Pen” of the Republic of Azerbaijan said the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi consulate is the result of American policies in support of the Saudi regime.

Straw: US sanctions on Iran less effective than anticipated

Straw: US sanctions on Iran less effective than anticipated

London, Oct 20, IRNA – The US sanctions against Iran will prove to have less impact on the country than they were expected to have, says former British foreign secretary Jack Straw.

Iran will never allow its soil to be used against Pakistan: Envoy

Iran will never allow its soil to be used against Pakistan: Envoy

Islamabad, Oct 20, IRNA - Ambassador of Iran to Pakistan says his country will never allow its soil to be used against the interests of friendly neighbor Pakistan.

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Riyadh turns 3-year Yemen war into humanitarian crisis

Riyadh turns 3-year Yemen war into humanitarian crisis

Tehran, Oct 22, IRNA - Despite over 18,000 missile attacks on markets, hospitals and cultural centers by Riyadh and coalition partners UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco, Senegal and Sudan, the borders between the two belligerents remain largely unchanged.

Erdogan vows to reveal details of  Khashoggi death Tuesday

Erdogan vows to reveal details of Khashoggi death Tuesday

Tehran, Oct 22, IRNA - Turkish President said on Sunday that he will deliver a statement revealing the truth on the death of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a meeting of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) on Tuesday.

President Rouhani commends honest exporters

President Rouhani commends honest exporters

Tehran, Oct 22, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday commended honest exporters as heroes of the anti-sanction front, saying that ill-wishers intended to block Iran’s presence in global economy.

Canada gov’t lacks necessary readiness to advance ties with Iran: Spox

Canada gov’t lacks necessary readiness to advance ties with Iran: Spox

Tehran, Oct 22, IRNA - The Foreign Ministry spokesman Sunday described ties between countries as a two-way process, saying Tehran is ready to hold dialogue to offer consular services to Iranian expatriates but it seems the Canadian government is not ready to push ties with Iran.

Syria condemns French Foreign Ministry statement on Raqqa

Syria condemns French Foreign Ministry statement on Raqqa

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA - Syria strongly condemns false allegations and misleading campaign included in statement of the French Foreign Ministry regarding what it described as anniversary of liberating Raqqa City, an official source at Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said Sunday.

Yemen targets Saudi military position in Jizan

Yemen targets Saudi military position in Jizan

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA – The missile unit of the Yemen Army and popular committees targeted positions of Saudi military forces in Jizan south of the country.

Syria, Iran agree on establishing joint chamber of commerce

Syria, Iran agree on establishing joint chamber of commerce

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA - The Syrian-Iranian Businessmen Forum on Saturday kicked off in Tehran with the participation of 50 businessmen headed by Secretary General of the Federation of Syrian Chambers of Commerce Mohammad Hamshou.

Majlis to mull qualifications of proposed ministers Oct 27

Majlis to mull qualifications of proposed ministers Oct 27

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA – Majlis (Iranian Parliament) presiding board announced that proposed nominees for four ministries will show up in legislature next Saturday to win vote of confidence to take helm of the ministries.

Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists transfer chlorine gas in Idleb

Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists transfer chlorine gas in Idleb

Tehran, Oct 21, IRAN - Jabhat al-Nusra terrorists transferred a shipment of chlorine and sarin gases from the town of Maaret Masrin to Jisr al-Shughour area in the countryside of Idleb Province.

Iran squad earns 8 medals at Asian paracanoe

Iran squad earns 8 medals at Asian paracanoe

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA – Representatives of Iran grabbed six gold and two silver medals at the U-23 Asian championships, which is underway in Samarkand, Uzbekistan.

Should Iran exit the nuclear deal and take the Pyongyang option?

News analysis by Mohammad Marandi*

Should Iran exit the nuclear deal and take the Pyongyang option?

Tehran, June 30, IRNA - After US President Donald Trump’s amusing news conference in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Yong-un and the subsequent fallout, I recalled how the malicious, libellous and anonymous author Junius, depicting another unsavoury character in 1771, wrote: 'As for Mr Wedderburne, there is something about him, which even treachery cannot trust.'

What’s the reason for all the blind hatred against Iran?

Saber al-Daghamseh*

What’s the reason for all the blind hatred against Iran?

Tehran, June 18, IRNA - Every morning, after having each meal and before falling asleep at night, they swear at Iran and insult the country, labeling it as an evil, adding they are afraid of an imaginary demon called ‘Shia’.

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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Silenced forever; Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi killed in Istanbul consulate

Silenced forever; Saudi Arabia admits Khashoggi killed in Istanbul consulate

Tehran, Oct 21, IRNA - Saudi Arabia admitted on Saturday that dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside its Istanbul consulate, saying he died during a “fistfight', an explanation that President Donald Trump called credible but drew skepticism from top US lawmakers.

Iran can help resolve Pakistan energy crisis: Analyst

By: Asghar Shiraz*

Iran can help resolve Pakistan energy crisis: Analyst

Islamabad, Oct 20, IRNA -- Iran being a close neighbor of Pakistan and having vast energy resources can help the country to overcome its energy crisis by supplying natural gas, electricity and renewable energy.

FATF’s blacklist, worst scenario for Iran amid reimposition of US sanctions

By Mohammad Hadi Mousavi*

FATF’s blacklist, worst scenario for Iran amid reimposition of US sanctions

Tehran, Oct 20, IRNA - Over 800 representatives from various countries and international bodies convened during October 14-19 at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris to attend the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) Plenary and Working Group meeting.

Trump's 'Arab NATO' project is doomed: Analyst

Trump's 'Arab NATO' project is doomed: Analyst

Tehran, Oct 17, IRNA - Former member of Iran's nuclear negotiating team and a senior researcher at Princeton University Hussein Mousavian says that US President Donald Trump's plan to form an Arab NATO in the Middle East is doomed to failure.