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Iran, Indonesia enjoy fruitful ties in various fields: Envoy

Iran, Indonesia enjoy fruitful ties in various fields: Envoy

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA – Iran and Indonesia have made great achievements in boosting bilateral ties in tourism, cultural, political and economic fields, Indonesian envoy to Iran said.

Nuclear deal top on Iran government priorities: Foreign Ministry

Nuclear deal top on Iran government priorities: Foreign Ministry

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA – Upholding and protecting Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and the achievements made in the aftermath of the agreement constitute main priorities of the new government, Foreign Ministry spokesman said.

Iran major glass producer: Chinese media

Iran major glass producer: Chinese media

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA – Chinese media on Monday refered to an up-coming glass exhibition in Tehran saying that Iran is a major producer of glass in the world.

Iran deputy FM in Beirut to hold talks with Lebanese officials

Iran deputy FM in Beirut to hold talks with Lebanese officials

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA - Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari arrived in Beirut on Monday morning to hold talks with several senior Lebanese political and religious officials.

Mitral valve replacement without open-heart surgery

Mitral valve replacement without open-heart surgery

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA - Mitral valve will be replaced without open-heart surgery for the first time in Iran, announced scientific secretary of 19th International Congress of Latest Developments in Heart and Blood Vessels.

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Iran, Indonesia enjoy fruitful ties in various fields: Envoy

Iran, Indonesia enjoy fruitful ties in various fields: Envoy

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA – Iran and Indonesia have made great achievements in boosting bilateral ties in tourism, cultural, political and economic fields, Indonesian envoy to Iran said.

Nuclear deal top on Iran government priorities: Foreign Ministry

Nuclear deal top on Iran government priorities: Foreign Ministry

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA – Upholding and protecting Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and the achievements made in the aftermath of the agreement constitute main priorities of the new government, Foreign Ministry spokesman said.

Iran deputy FM in Beirut to hold talks with Lebanese officials

Iran deputy FM in Beirut to hold talks with Lebanese officials

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA - Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari arrived in Beirut on Monday morning to hold talks with several senior Lebanese political and religious officials.

Boosting ties with neighbors among Zarif top priorities

Boosting ties with neighbors among Zarif top priorities

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA – Preserving the nuclear agreement, maintain good ties with neighbors and following a diplomacy based on Economy of Resistance shape the top priorities of Iran's Foreign Ministry in the new cabinet, Mohammad Javad Zarif said.

Zarif tweets: Constructive engagement with world will continue

Zarif tweets: Constructive engagement with world will continue

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA – Iran’s reinstated Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday tweeted that his endorsement by the Iranian lawmakers means that the country is to go on with its positive interaction with the world.

Iran major glass producer: Chinese media

Iran major glass producer: Chinese media

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA – Chinese media on Monday refered to an up-coming glass exhibition in Tehran saying that Iran is a major producer of glass in the world.

Iranian bank opens branch in Iraq’s Najaf

Iranian bank opens branch in Iraq’s Najaf

Najaf, Aug 21, IRNA – Bank Melli Iran (BMI) for the first time opened a branch in Iraq’s holy city of Najaf on Sunday on a probationary basis.

Oil minister: Iran seeking foreign investment for joint oil fields

Oil minister: Iran seeking foreign investment for joint oil fields

Tehran, Aug 20, IRNA - Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh underlined that his ministry prioritizes attracting foreign investment to develop joint oilfields.

President stresses attracting foreign investment

President stresses attracting foreign investment

Tehran, Aug 20, IRNA -- President Hassan Rouhani in the first meeting of Iran's 12th government, stressed on attracting foreign investment and technology into the country to boom the economy.

Petrochemicals export increases by $468m in 4 months

Petrochemicals export increases by $468m in 4 months

Tehran, Aug 20, IRNA – Total petrochemicals export in the first four months of the year 1396 (March 21- July 22) reached 7.188 million tons worth more than 3.496 billion dollars.

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Mitral valve replacement without open-heart surgery

Mitral valve replacement without open-heart surgery

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA - Mitral valve will be replaced without open-heart surgery for the first time in Iran, announced scientific secretary of 19th International Congress of Latest Developments in Heart and Blood Vessels.

Turkey-based Iranians honor Prof. Samii in Istanbul

Turkey-based Iranians honor Prof. Samii in Istanbul

Ankara, Aug 21, IRNA – Distinguished Iranian neurosurgeon Majid Samii was commemorated by the Iranians residing in Turkey in a ceremony held in Istanbul, Turkish second largest city.

Khaneh Cinema introduces 9 works for Asia-Pacific Festival

Khaneh Cinema introduces 9 works for Asia-Pacific Festival

Tehran, Aug 20, IRNA - Khaneh Cinema (national guild for cinema in Iran) has introduced nine films for Asia- Pacific Screen Awards (APSA) festival in Brisbane city in Australia.

Carcass of ten ton whale goes ashore in Bandar Lengeh of Iran

Carcass of ten ton whale goes ashore in Bandar Lengeh of Iran

Bandar Abbas, Aug 20, IRNA -- Head of Environment Protection Organization at Bandar Lengeh Saman Qasemi said on Sunday that the carcass of a ten ton bryde's whale was found dead off the shore of the port city.

FAO cautions world on food crisis

FAO cautions world on food crisis

Tehran, Aug 20, IRNA – World faces one of the largest food crises in 70 years, with 20 million people in four countries at risk of famine, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) declared.

Iran basketball captain Asia most valuable player

Iran basketball captain Asia most valuable player

Beirut, Aug 21, IRNA - Iran's basketball team captain Hamed Haddadi has been selected as the most valuable basketball player in Asia.

Iran ranks 2nd in 2017 FIBA Asia Cup

Iran ranks 2nd in 2017 FIBA Asia Cup

Beirut, Aug 21, IRNA – Iran national basketball team stood second in 2017 FIBA Asia Cup held in Lebanon.

Iran joins Int'l University Sports Federation

Iran joins Int'l University Sports Federation

Taipei, Aug 19, IRNA - Before the opening ceremony of the 29th Summer Universiade in Taipei, Iranian representative Asghar Rahimi became member of the International University Sports Federation.

Goal scored by Iranian player among best AFC picks

Goal scored by Iranian player among best AFC picks

Tehran. Aug 19, IRNA – Iranian Esteghlal football team player Andranik Teymourian's goal to the Thai Buriram United in the 2013 AFC Champions League is among the list of the best goals scored during the event.

Iranian crowned world table tennis champion

Iranian crowned world table tennis champion

Tehran, Aug 18, IRNA – An Iranian young table tennis player won the world champion title for the second consecutive year.

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Iranian president urges globe to rebuke Trump: US political activist

Iranian president urges globe to rebuke Trump: US political activist

New York, Aug 20, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani's recent speech in Majlis (Iranian Parliament) was in fact a message for global reprimand of US President Donald Trump, said the head of National Iranian American Council (NIAC) research center.

UN urges Baghdad, Erbil to resolve disputes via dialogue

UN urges Baghdad, Erbil to resolve disputes via dialogue

Tehran, Aug 16, IRNA – UN top official in Iraq on Wednesday urged the country's federal government and the autonomous Kurdish region to resolve their disputes via dialogue.

Pakistan ruling party PML-N likely to win 2018 elections: Analysts

Pakistan ruling party PML-N likely to win 2018 elections: Analysts

Islamabad, Aug 16, IRNA – Senior Pakistani analysts believe that if the next round of elections are held on time, the ruling party of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) led by Nawaz Sharif would be in a strong position to form the next government.

Lebanon's Hezbollah a global player: Analyst

Lebanon's Hezbollah a global player: Analyst

Tehran, Aug 14, IRNA – Leabanon's Hezbollah's victory in the 33-day war over the Zionist regime of Israel changed the Lebanese Resistance from a small group into a globally-known establishment, a Middle East expert said.

US analyst: No convincing reason against nuclear agreement with Iran

US analyst: No convincing reason against nuclear agreement with Iran

New York, Aug 12, IRNA – President Donald Trump administration does not have any convincing reason to destroy the nuclear agreement, a US analyst said on Saturday.

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Iran, Indonesia enjoy fruitful ties in various fields: Envoy

Iran, Indonesia enjoy fruitful ties in various fields: Envoy

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA – Iran and Indonesia have made great achievements in boosting bilateral ties in tourism, cultural, political and economic fields, Indonesian envoy to Iran said.

Nuclear deal top on Iran government priorities: Foreign Ministry

Nuclear deal top on Iran government priorities: Foreign Ministry

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA – Upholding and protecting Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, and the achievements made in the aftermath of the agreement constitute main priorities of the new government, Foreign Ministry spokesman said.

Iran major glass producer: Chinese media

Iran major glass producer: Chinese media

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA – Chinese media on Monday refered to an up-coming glass exhibition in Tehran saying that Iran is a major producer of glass in the world.

Iran deputy FM in Beirut to hold talks with Lebanese officials

Iran deputy FM in Beirut to hold talks with Lebanese officials

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA - Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari arrived in Beirut on Monday morning to hold talks with several senior Lebanese political and religious officials.

Mitral valve replacement without open-heart surgery

Mitral valve replacement without open-heart surgery

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA - Mitral valve will be replaced without open-heart surgery for the first time in Iran, announced scientific secretary of 19th International Congress of Latest Developments in Heart and Blood Vessels.

Boosting ties with neighbors among Zarif top priorities

Boosting ties with neighbors among Zarif top priorities

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA – Preserving the nuclear agreement, maintain good ties with neighbors and following a diplomacy based on Economy of Resistance shape the top priorities of Iran's Foreign Ministry in the new cabinet, Mohammad Javad Zarif said.

Iranian bank opens branch in Iraq’s Najaf

Iranian bank opens branch in Iraq’s Najaf

Najaf, Aug 21, IRNA – Bank Melli Iran (BMI) for the first time opened a branch in Iraq’s holy city of Najaf on Sunday on a probationary basis.

Iran basketball captain Asia most valuable player

Iran basketball captain Asia most valuable player

Beirut, Aug 21, IRNA - Iran's basketball team captain Hamed Haddadi has been selected as the most valuable basketball player in Asia.

Zarif tweets: Constructive engagement with world will continue

Zarif tweets: Constructive engagement with world will continue

Tehran, Aug 21, IRNA – Iran’s reinstated Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday tweeted that his endorsement by the Iranian lawmakers means that the country is to go on with its positive interaction with the world.

Iran ranks 2nd in 2017 FIBA Asia Cup

Iran ranks 2nd in 2017 FIBA Asia Cup

Beirut, Aug 21, IRNA – Iran national basketball team stood second in 2017 FIBA Asia Cup held in Lebanon.

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Visit by Iran General to Turkey new chapter in ties: US think tank

Visit by Iran General to Turkey new chapter in ties: US think tank

Tehran, Aug 19, IRNA – The visit to Turkey by the Iranian Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri is expected to open a new chapter in ties between Tehran and Ankara, said the American think tank 'Stratfor' in a report.

US-Iran tensions over nuclear pact cause alarm in Europe

By Seth Jacobson*

US-Iran tensions over nuclear pact cause alarm in Europe

Tehran, Aug 19, IRNA - With the war of words between Iran and the United States taking on an increasingly bellicose tone, there is increasing concern across Europe that the nuclear deal overseen by the Obama administration in 2015 is unravelling.

OPEC must extend cuts to balance oil markets

By Nick Cunningham

OPEC must extend cuts to balance oil markets

Tehran, Aug 17, IRNA - The deal that OPEC put in place late last year, taking a combined 1.8 million barrels per day (mbd) off the market, really took the pressure off of shale producers.

France boosts trade ties with Iran despite US sanction threats

By Kumaran Ira

France boosts trade ties with Iran despite US sanction threats

Tehran, Aug 14, IRNA - Despite ‎recently-imposed US sanctions on Iran, France is boosting trade ties with Tehran after Iran’s 2015 nuclear agreement. Since the nuclear deal, the French press has begun to call Iran an “El Dorado” for French auto, energy, and high-tech firms.