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Tehran hosts renewable energy exhibition

Tehran hosts renewable energy exhibition

Tehran, Feb 21, IRNA – The 11th Iran International Renewable Energy, Lighting and Energy Saving Exhibition (February 21-24) opened in Tehran Permanent International Fairground on Thursday.

IONS members to hold joint drill next year: Commander

IONS members to hold joint drill next year: Commander

Bandar Abbas, Feb 21, IRNA - Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) member states will hold a joint drill in the next Iranian calendar year (to start on March 21, 2019), top Iranian commander said.

Iran, Pakistan urged to use diplomatic channels over Zahedan terror attack

Iran, Pakistan urged to use diplomatic channels over Zahedan terror attack

Islamabad, Feb 21, IRNA – Pakistani leading English news daily says Iran and Pakistan must use diplomatic channels to address the situation arising after Zahedan terrorist incident.

Iran aquatic animal production grows forty times in four decades

Iran aquatic animal production grows forty times in four decades

Khorram Abad, Feb 21, IRNA – Production and hunting of aquatic animals has grown forty times in the past forty years, Minister of Agriculture Mahmoud Hjjati said.

Envoy urges boost of health tourism between Iran, Turkmenistan

Envoy urges boost of health tourism between Iran, Turkmenistan

Bojnourd, Feb 21, IRNA - Iran's ambassador to Turkmenistan called for promotion of cooperation between Iran and Turkmenistan in field of health tourism.

Politics

IONS members to hold joint drill next year: Commander

IONS members to hold joint drill next year: Commander

Bandar Abbas, Feb 21, IRNA - Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) member states will hold a joint drill in the next Iranian calendar year (to start on March 21, 2019), top Iranian commander said.

Iran, Pakistan urged to use diplomatic channels over Zahedan terror attack

Iran, Pakistan urged to use diplomatic channels over Zahedan terror attack

Islamabad, Feb 21, IRNA – Pakistani leading English news daily says Iran and Pakistan must use diplomatic channels to address the situation arising after Zahedan terrorist incident.

Iran working to launch regional campaign against terrorism: MP

Iran working to launch regional campaign against terrorism: MP

Sanandaj, Feb 21, IRNA – Head of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of Iran Parliament Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh said on Thursday that Iran is in efforts to make India, Russia and the Central Asian and Caucasus republics start a joint regional campaign against terrorism on their agenda.

Iran envoy: Iran-Japan diplomatic, economic ties growing

Iran envoy: Iran-Japan diplomatic, economic ties growing

Beijing, Feb 21, IRNA – Iran's Ambassador to Japan Morteza Rahmani Movahed says Iran-Japan diplomatic and economic relations are growing.

FM Spox: US should revive lost trust

FM Spox: US should revive lost trust

Tehran, Feb 21, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi says the US should revive the lost trust.

Tehran hosts renewable energy exhibition

Tehran hosts renewable energy exhibition

Tehran, Feb 21, IRNA – The 11th Iran International Renewable Energy, Lighting and Energy Saving Exhibition (February 21-24) opened in Tehran Permanent International Fairground on Thursday.

Iran aquatic animal production grows forty times in four decades

Iran aquatic animal production grows forty times in four decades

Khorram Abad, Feb 21, IRNA – Production and hunting of aquatic animals has grown forty times in the past forty years, Minister of Agriculture Mahmoud Hjjati said.

Iran’s trade exchanges should go beyond Europe: S. African envoy

Iran’s trade exchanges should go beyond Europe: S. African envoy

Yazd, Feb 21, IRNA – South African Ambassador to Iran Vika Mazwi Khumalo said on Wednesday that Iran should not wait for Europe only in its trade exchanges and it should increase its trade diversity.

Iran-Austria economic exchanges to improve

Iran-Austria economic exchanges to improve

Abadan, Feb 21, IRNA – Austrian Commercial Counsellor Christoph Grabmeier said on Wednesday that Austrian government is keen on enhancing economic ties with Iran for its good economic capacities.

INSTEX launch to open up new opportunities for Russia: Ryabkov

INSTEX launch to open up new opportunities for Russia: Ryabkov

Moscow, Feb 21, IRNA - The upcoming launch of INSTEX, the European mechanism of foreign trade settlements aimed at facilitating trade with Iran bypassing American restrictions, is going to open up more opportunities for Russia as well, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov told TASS.

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Envoy urges boost of health tourism between Iran, Turkmenistan

Envoy urges boost of health tourism between Iran, Turkmenistan

Bojnourd, Feb 21, IRNA - Iran's ambassador to Turkmenistan called for promotion of cooperation between Iran and Turkmenistan in field of health tourism.

Iran, Belarus to expand judicial cooperation

Iran, Belarus to expand judicial cooperation

Moscow, Feb 21, IRNA – Iran's Ambassador to Belarus Mostafa Oveisi and Belarus Prosecutor General Aliaksandr Kaniuk on Wednesday underlined legal and judicial cooperation between Iran and Belarus.

Global Times: Iran-China-Russia media cooperation needed

Global Times: Iran-China-Russia media cooperation needed

Tehran, Feb 21, IRNA – The editor-in-chief of China's Global Times Hu Xinjing on Wednesday underlined the joint campaign of Iran, China and Russia against the western media hegemony.

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Feb 21

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Feb 21

Tehran, Feb 21, IRNA – The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Thursday:

Oman calls for development of ties with Iran in science, technology

Oman calls for development of ties with Iran in science, technology

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA – Senior adviser to Sultan Qaboos of Oman called for the development of relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran in the field of science and technology.

Peace, Friendship int’l Wushu Championship in Zahedan due

Peace, Friendship int’l Wushu Championship in Zahedan due

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA - The third international tournament of Wushu Cup of Peace and Friendship hosted by Sistan and Baluchestan will be held in Zahedan.

17 countries ready to participate in Karoon Cup chess tournament

17 countries ready to participate in Karoon Cup chess tournament

Ahvaz, Feb 19, IRNA - Chess players from well-known 17 countries have announced their readiness to attend the 6th International Karoon Cup Chess Competition in Ahvaz.

Iran’s Sareh Javanmardi wins gold medal at 2019 Shooting Para Sport World Cup

Iran’s Sareh Javanmardi wins gold medal at 2019 Shooting Para Sport World Cup

Tehran, Feb 19, IRNA – Iran’s Sareh Javanmardi won the gold medal at the 4th day of 2019 Shooting Para Sport World Cup on Tuesday.

Belarusian ambassador calls for football cooperation with Iran

Belarusian ambassador calls for football cooperation with Iran

Tehran, Feb 18, IRNA – Belarusian ambassador to Iran Yuri Ivanovic Lazarcic said his country is eager to cooperate with Iran in the area of sports, particularly football.

Iran’s men Karate team becomes champion at Karate 1-Premier League

Iran’s men Karate team becomes champion at Karate 1-Premier League

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA – Iran’s men karate team gained one gold, one silver and four bronze medals at Karate 1-Premier League on Sunday to become champion.

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Terrorism, US main tool for dominating Mideast: Russian official

Terrorism, US main tool for dominating Mideast: Russian official

Moscow, Feb 20, IRNA – Head of Russia-Iran friendship association said here on Wednesday that the United States has both secretly and openly been supporting terrorists in countries all across the Middle East region.

Negotiations to determine maritime boundaries of 5 Caspian littoral states kick-off

Negotiations to determine maritime boundaries of 5 Caspian littoral states kick-off

Baku, 19 Feb, IRNA - The first meeting of Supreme Working Group of the Caspian Sea littoral states convenes with the focus on determining the baseline and identifying the maritime boundaries of each of the five countries of the Caspian Sea.

US policies in Middle East doomed to failure: Analyst

US policies in Middle East doomed to failure: Analyst

Moscow, Feb 12, IRNA – A senior Russian analyst said on Tuesday that the US policies in the Middle East are doomed to failure and Middle East conference in Warsaw will not change the situation.

Chinese analyst calls Iran 'pioneer of peace in region'

Chinese analyst calls Iran 'pioneer of peace in region'

Beijing, Feb 12, IRNA - Iran is a pioneer of peace and stability in the region and has done much to promote peace during the last four decades, says director of Beijing-based Middle East Peace Forum.

Expediency Council reviews relations between Europe financial mechanism, FATF

Expediency Council reviews relations between Europe financial mechanism, FATF

Tehran, Feb 12, IRNA – Expediency Council’s legal and judicial commissions reviewed Tuesday whether there is any relations between Europe’s financial mechanism for trade with Iran and the four Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) bills in the country, a member of the Council announced.

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Tehran hosts renewable energy exhibition

Tehran hosts renewable energy exhibition

Tehran, Feb 21, IRNA – The 11th Iran International Renewable Energy, Lighting and Energy Saving Exhibition (February 21-24) opened in Tehran Permanent International Fairground on Thursday.

IONS members to hold joint drill next year: Commander

IONS members to hold joint drill next year: Commander

Bandar Abbas, Feb 21, IRNA - Indian Ocean Naval Symposium (IONS) member states will hold a joint drill in the next Iranian calendar year (to start on March 21, 2019), top Iranian commander said.

Iran, Pakistan urged to use diplomatic channels over Zahedan terror attack

Iran, Pakistan urged to use diplomatic channels over Zahedan terror attack

Islamabad, Feb 21, IRNA – Pakistani leading English news daily says Iran and Pakistan must use diplomatic channels to address the situation arising after Zahedan terrorist incident.

Iran aquatic animal production grows forty times in four decades

Iran aquatic animal production grows forty times in four decades

Khorram Abad, Feb 21, IRNA – Production and hunting of aquatic animals has grown forty times in the past forty years, Minister of Agriculture Mahmoud Hjjati said.

Envoy urges boost of health tourism between Iran, Turkmenistan

Envoy urges boost of health tourism between Iran, Turkmenistan

Bojnourd, Feb 21, IRNA - Iran's ambassador to Turkmenistan called for promotion of cooperation between Iran and Turkmenistan in field of health tourism.

Iran working to launch regional campaign against terrorism: MP

Iran working to launch regional campaign against terrorism: MP

Sanandaj, Feb 21, IRNA – Head of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of Iran Parliament Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh said on Thursday that Iran is in efforts to make India, Russia and the Central Asian and Caucasus republics start a joint regional campaign against terrorism on their agenda.

Iran envoy: Iran-Japan diplomatic, economic ties growing

Iran envoy: Iran-Japan diplomatic, economic ties growing

Beijing, Feb 21, IRNA – Iran's Ambassador to Japan Morteza Rahmani Movahed says Iran-Japan diplomatic and economic relations are growing.

Iran, Belarus to expand judicial cooperation

Iran, Belarus to expand judicial cooperation

Moscow, Feb 21, IRNA – Iran's Ambassador to Belarus Mostafa Oveisi and Belarus Prosecutor General Aliaksandr Kaniuk on Wednesday underlined legal and judicial cooperation between Iran and Belarus.

Global Times: Iran-China-Russia media cooperation needed

Global Times: Iran-China-Russia media cooperation needed

Tehran, Feb 21, IRNA – The editor-in-chief of China's Global Times Hu Xinjing on Wednesday underlined the joint campaign of Iran, China and Russia against the western media hegemony.

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Feb 21

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Feb 21

Tehran, Feb 21, IRNA – The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Thursday:

Iran’s regional record very bright: Spox

Iran’s regional record very bright: Spox

Tehran, Jan 4, IRNA – Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Friday that Iran’s record in regional issues is very bright and it is even brighter in the countries such as Iraq, Syria and even Yemen in terms of efforts to restore stability and peace to them.

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.

Viewpoint

By trying to consolidate foothold in CEE, Washington eyes many benefits

By trying to consolidate foothold in CEE, Washington eyes many benefits

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA/Global Times - After the aggressive speech by US Assistant Secretary Aaron Wess Mitchell in late October advocating the US to win influence in Central and Eastern Europe, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo recently visited Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia.

US sows division with anti-Iran summit

US sows division with anti-Iran summit

Tehran, Feb 20, IRNA/Global Times - The Warsaw Summit organized by the US in the Polish capital was meant to highlight the 'Iranian threat' in the Middle East and bring together the different allies to counter the influence of Iran in the region.

How an Iranian Oscar winner made film that feels so thoroughly Spanish

By Elahe Izadi*

How an Iranian Oscar winner made film that feels so thoroughly Spanish

Tehran, Feb 19, IRNA - Writing and directing a suspense thriller that explores complex family dynamics is not an easy undertaking. Imagine doing it in a foreign language and country.

Iran’s man grabs Munich spotlight: Politico

Iran’s man grabs Munich spotlight: Politico

Tehran, Feb 19, IRNA - The US is trying desperately to isolate Iran, but on Sunday Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif seized the stage of the world's premier security conference, wrote the US news media Politico.