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Amnesty strips Suu Kyi of top honor

Amnesty strips Suu Kyi of top honor

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA - Amnesty International has stripped Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honor over her 'indifference' to the atrocities committed by the country's military against the Muslim-majority Rohingya.

Analysis proves falseness of accusations against Syria army

Analysis proves falseness of accusations against Syria army

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA - Director of Special laboratory at Russian Defense Ministry says the results of independent analysis of chemical lab on the samples taken from supposed places of using chemical weapons in Syria have proven falseness of accusations directed to Syrian army.

Syrian state bent on liberating entire Syrian soil: Official

Syrian state bent on liberating entire Syrian soil: Official

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA - Syrian Assistant Foreign and Expatriates Minister Ayman Soussan said the Syrian state is bent on liberating the entire Syrian soil from terrorism whether through reconciliations or military action.

Israeli air raids kill 3 Palestinians as Gaza tensions rise

Israeli air raids kill 3 Palestinians as Gaza tensions rise

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA -- At least three Palestinians have been killed in Israeli air raids in the Gaza Strip, according to health officials, in the latest escalation less than 24 hours after a deadly covert Israeli operation in the besieged enclave.

Russian envoy: Syria, Russia to complement field victories

Russian envoy: Syria, Russia to complement field victories

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA - Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Monday held a farewell ceremony for the ambassador of the Russian Federation in Damascus Alexander Kinshchak who has wrapped up his diplomatic mission in Syria.

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Amnesty strips Suu Kyi of top honor

Amnesty strips Suu Kyi of top honor

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA - Amnesty International has stripped Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honor over her 'indifference' to the atrocities committed by the country's military against the Muslim-majority Rohingya.

Analysis proves falseness of accusations against Syria army

Analysis proves falseness of accusations against Syria army

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA - Director of Special laboratory at Russian Defense Ministry says the results of independent analysis of chemical lab on the samples taken from supposed places of using chemical weapons in Syria have proven falseness of accusations directed to Syrian army.

Syrian state bent on liberating entire Syrian soil: Official

Syrian state bent on liberating entire Syrian soil: Official

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA - Syrian Assistant Foreign and Expatriates Minister Ayman Soussan said the Syrian state is bent on liberating the entire Syrian soil from terrorism whether through reconciliations or military action.

Israeli air raids kill 3 Palestinians as Gaza tensions rise

Israeli air raids kill 3 Palestinians as Gaza tensions rise

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA -- At least three Palestinians have been killed in Israeli air raids in the Gaza Strip, according to health officials, in the latest escalation less than 24 hours after a deadly covert Israeli operation in the besieged enclave.

Russian envoy: Syria, Russia to complement field victories

Russian envoy: Syria, Russia to complement field victories

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA - Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Monday held a farewell ceremony for the ambassador of the Russian Federation in Damascus Alexander Kinshchak who has wrapped up his diplomatic mission in Syria.

Brazil keen on boosting economic, environmental ties with Iran

Brazil keen on boosting economic, environmental ties with Iran

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA – Brazil’s former president called for promoting bilateral ties with Iran in various fields, especially economy, banking, agriculture, transportation and environment.

German SMEs keen to cooperate with Iran: German figure

German SMEs keen to cooperate with Iran: German figure

Tehran, Nov 12, IRNA - Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) are interested to cooperate with Iran, German politician said on Monday.

Seven foreign countries taking part in Silk Road conference

Seven foreign countries taking part in Silk Road conference

Iran, Nov 12, IRNA- Director of Iran’s Cultural Heritage Research Center pointing to holding the third international archeological conference and protecting the Silk Road in Tabriz, said the pundits and professors of this field from seven countries participated in the conference.

Contract of electricity production from methane gas signed

Contract of electricity production from methane gas signed

Tehran, Nov 12, IRNA- The managing director of Waste Management Organization of Tehran, announced the signing of a power-generating contract from methane gas in Aradkoh (south of the capital).

Pakistan advised to trade with Iran in local currency

Pakistan advised to trade with Iran in local currency

Islamabad, Nov 12, IRNA - President of Iran-Pakistan Federation of Culture and Trade, Khawaja Habib ur Rehman has advised the government of Pakistan to conduct trade with Iran in local currency.

Art & Culture

TAP chief lauds Iran gov't support for media

TAP chief lauds Iran gov't support for media

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA – Tunisian state news agency (TAP)'s chief on Monday lauded the Iranian government's support for media.

German director: Iranian movies often screened in int’l festivals

By: Maryam Azish

German director: Iranian movies often screened in int’l festivals

Tehran, Nov 12, IRNA – The German Director Alexandra Gramatke hailed the reputation of Iranian cinema, saying Iran movies are often screened in the international festivals.

Tourism unsanctionable: Official

Tourism unsanctionable: Official

Hamedan, Nov 12, IRNA - Vice president and head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicraft and Tourism Organization said relations among countries and the different peoples of the world cannot be cut because tourism is unsanctionable.

12 nationalities educating at University of Islamic Sects

12 nationalities educating at University of Islamic Sects

Tehran, Nov 12, IRNA - President of University of Islamic Sects said more than 120 students have been educated in recent year and a half with 12 different nationalities at this university.

Innovation essential to tourism development: US Professor

Innovation essential to tourism development: US Professor

Hamedan, Nov 12, IRNA - Associate professor at the US University of West Chester said innovation in the tourism industry was an essential issue for the development and attraction of tourism, and it has to pay special attention to this issue.

Joint camp of nat'l team of Fencing with Germany, Russia, US

Joint camp of nat'l team of Fencing with Germany, Russia, US

Tehran, Nov 12, IRNA - Iran's national Fencing team will launch a joint camp with German, Russian and US national teams to participate in the Algerian World Cup in Algiers.

Iranian runners rank 1st in Beirut Int'l Marathons

Iranian runners rank 1st in Beirut Int'l Marathons

Beirut, Nov 12, IRNA – Iranian runners Mohammad Jafar Moradi and Heidar Alavi ranked first in Beirut International Marathon which was held on Sunday.

Iran nat'l body building team wins world champs

Iran nat'l body building team wins world champs

Tehran, Nov 12, IRNA – Iranian national body building team with 8 gold, one silver and 2 bronze medals ranked first in International Federation of Body Building and Fitness (IFBB) World Men Championships which was held in Benidorm, Spain.

Brazil legend Zico meets Padovani

Brazil legend Zico meets Padovani

TEHRAN, Nov 11, IRNA - The technical manager of Kashima Antlers Zico, met with Esteqlal injured Brazilian player Leo Padovani.

Archery tournament of CISM to be held in Iran

Archery tournament of CISM to be held in Iran

Tehran, Nov 11, IRNA- Deputy Coordinator of Army announced the readiness of the Islamic Republic's Army to hold the first round of Archery tournament of International Military Sports Council (CISM ) hosted by the Islamic Republic of Iran in Tehran and said more than seven teams from 6 countries will attend in the tournament.

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German director: Iranian movies often screened in int’l festivals

By: Maryam Azish

German director: Iranian movies often screened in int’l festivals

Tehran, Nov 12, IRNA – The German Director Alexandra Gramatke hailed the reputation of Iranian cinema, saying Iran movies are often screened in the international festivals.

Austrian filmmaker: Tehran festival strong signal of freedom of art

Austrian filmmaker: Tehran festival strong signal of freedom of art

Tehran, Nov 12, IRNA – Austrian filmmaker, Virgil Widrich, hailed Iran's hosting of the 35th International Short Film Festival, and said that it signals the freedom of art.

Sanctioning Iran to push US deeper into isolation: Pak ex-envoy

Sanctioning Iran to push US deeper into isolation: Pak ex-envoy

Islamabad, Nov 12, IRNA - A former Pakistani ambassador says US President Donald Trump’s decision to impose fresh sanctions against Iran would push America deeper into isolation.

Polish artist: Iran has famous cinematography

By: Maryam Azish

Polish artist: Iran has famous cinematography

Tehran, Nov 12, IRNA - Krzysztof Gierat, Polish film expert expressed interest in watching Iranian documentaries and short films, saying Iran has outstanding cinematography.

Saudi crown prince to walk with US help: Saudi dissident

Saudi crown prince to walk with US help: Saudi dissident

Beirut, Nov 12, IRNA – Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman enjoys US support and is trying to get away with aiding and abetting Saudi dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder, a Saudi dissident writer told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

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Amnesty strips Suu Kyi of top honor

Amnesty strips Suu Kyi of top honor

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA - Amnesty International has stripped Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honor over her 'indifference' to the atrocities committed by the country's military against the Muslim-majority Rohingya.

Analysis proves falseness of accusations against Syria army

Analysis proves falseness of accusations against Syria army

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA - Director of Special laboratory at Russian Defense Ministry says the results of independent analysis of chemical lab on the samples taken from supposed places of using chemical weapons in Syria have proven falseness of accusations directed to Syrian army.

Syrian state bent on liberating entire Syrian soil: Official

Syrian state bent on liberating entire Syrian soil: Official

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA - Syrian Assistant Foreign and Expatriates Minister Ayman Soussan said the Syrian state is bent on liberating the entire Syrian soil from terrorism whether through reconciliations or military action.

Israeli air raids kill 3 Palestinians as Gaza tensions rise

Israeli air raids kill 3 Palestinians as Gaza tensions rise

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA -- At least three Palestinians have been killed in Israeli air raids in the Gaza Strip, according to health officials, in the latest escalation less than 24 hours after a deadly covert Israeli operation in the besieged enclave.

Russian envoy: Syria, Russia to complement field victories

Russian envoy: Syria, Russia to complement field victories

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA - Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Ministry on Monday held a farewell ceremony for the ambassador of the Russian Federation in Damascus Alexander Kinshchak who has wrapped up his diplomatic mission in Syria.

60 civilians killed or wounded in fresh coalition aggression

60 civilians killed or wounded in fresh coalition aggression

Tehran, Nov 13, IRNA - Civil sources told SANA on Monday that a fresh aggression by the US-led international coalition on al-Sha’afa village in Deir Ezzor eastern countryside claimed the lives and injured more than 60 civilians.

Iran backing Syria in counterterrorism: Al-Mikdad

Iran backing Syria in counterterrorism: Al-Mikdad

Damascus, Nov 13, IRNA – Iran has been standing by the Syrian nation and government strongly in its counterterrorism drive, said deputy foreign minister Faysal al-Mikdad on Monday.

Veep: US policy regarding Iran doomed

Veep: US policy regarding Iran doomed

Ahvaz, Nov 13, IRNA – First Vice President Eshaq Jahangiri said on Monday the US lost its face in the international scene, describing its policy regarding Iran as a lose-lose game.

Sanctions have no impact on Iran’s military power: Commander

Sanctions have no impact on Iran’s military power: Commander

New Delhi, Nov 13, IRNA – Navy Commander Brigadier General Hossein Khanzadi stressed the ineffectiveness of enemies’ threats, saying that though Iran has been subject to various sanctions since the victory of the Islamic Revolution, sanctions have not affected its military might.

Policy of sanctions doomed: Hakim

Policy of sanctions doomed: Hakim

Baghdad, Nov 13, IRNA -- Head of the Iraqi National Alliance (INA) Seyyed Ammar al-Hakim said on Monday that the policy of imposing sanctions is doomed.

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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EU says stepping up efforts to save JCPOA

IAEA: Iran complying with 2015 nuclear deal

EU says stepping up efforts to save JCPOA

Tehran, Nov 11, IRNA - The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) once again reaffirmed Iran's full compliance with its commitments under the 2015 landmark nuclear deal.

US exit from JCPOA, a dangerous precedent in global ties: Pak ex-envoy

US exit from JCPOA, a dangerous precedent in global ties: Pak ex-envoy

Islamabad, Nov 10, IRNA - Former Pakistani ambassador to Iran warns the US withdrawal from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) has set a very dangerous precedent in international relations with grave consequences for peace and security in West Asia.

Germany and US sanctions on Iran

By Hossein Ziaee*

Germany and US sanctions on Iran

Tehran, Nov 10, IRNA - While Gordon Sondland, US ambassador to the European Union, has dismissed the bloc’s move to set up a separate channel to trade with Iran, known as a Special-Purpose Vehicle (SPV), as “nothing more than a paper tiger”, evidence suggests that the payment mechanism is getting off to a good start.

Import expo highlights China’s wisdom

Import expo highlights China’s wisdom

Tehran, Nov 6, IRNA/Globaltimes - The first China International Import Expo (CIIE) kicked off on Monday in Shanghai during which Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered an important speech. The expo can be deemed a launch ceremony for China's new round of opening-up at higher level.