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Iran FM: Warsaw, Munich confabs scenes of US isolation

Iran FM: Warsaw, Munich confabs scenes of US isolation

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister referred to failure of US anti-Iran plans, saying Warsaw circus and Munich Security Conference were the scenes of US isolation.

Iraqi Kurdish delegation departs for Iran's Kermanshah

Iraqi Kurdish delegation departs for Iran's Kermanshah

Erbil, Feb 17, IRNA – A delegation from Halabja, Iraqi Kurdistan region left for Kermanshah, western Iran to develop relations.

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Feb 17

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Feb 17

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA – The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Sunday:

Sri Lanka economic relations with Yazd will improve

Sri Lanka economic relations with Yazd will improve

Yazd, Feb 17, IRNA – Sri Lankan Ambassador to Iran Mohammad Sharif Anis said on Saturday that promoting economic relations between his country and Yazd province will benefit both countries.

FM: Germany needs constructive talks with Iran

FM: Germany needs constructive talks with Iran

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA -- German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Saturday that constructive talks are needed with Iran to reach political solutions in Syria and Yemen.

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Iran FM: Warsaw, Munich confabs scenes of US isolation

Iran FM: Warsaw, Munich confabs scenes of US isolation

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister referred to failure of US anti-Iran plans, saying Warsaw circus and Munich Security Conference were the scenes of US isolation.

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Feb 17

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Feb 17

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA – The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Sunday:

FM: Germany needs constructive talks with Iran

FM: Germany needs constructive talks with Iran

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA -- German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Saturday that constructive talks are needed with Iran to reach political solutions in Syria and Yemen.

Zarif meets with Iranian expatriates in Germany

Zarif meets with Iranian expatriates in Germany

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with a number of Iranian elites residing in southern Germany in Munich late on Saturday.

Zarif confers with Omani FM, World Economic Forum chief in Munich

Zarif confers with Omani FM, World Economic Forum chief in Munich

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held separate talks with his Omani counterpart Yusuf bin Alawi, President of World Economic Forum Borge Brende and Head of Syrian Orthodox Church Patriarch Ignatius on the sidelines of Munich Security Conference on Saturday.

Iraqi Kurdish delegation departs for Iran's Kermanshah

Iraqi Kurdish delegation departs for Iran's Kermanshah

Erbil, Feb 17, IRNA – A delegation from Halabja, Iraqi Kurdistan region left for Kermanshah, western Iran to develop relations.

Sri Lanka economic relations with Yazd will improve

Sri Lanka economic relations with Yazd will improve

Yazd, Feb 17, IRNA – Sri Lankan Ambassador to Iran Mohammad Sharif Anis said on Saturday that promoting economic relations between his country and Yazd province will benefit both countries.

Iran parliament passes budget outlines

Iran parliament passes budget outlines

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA - Iran’s parliament approved outlines of the country’s budget for the next fiscal year that will start March 21.

Sponge iron production with 27% growth exceeds 21 million tons

Sponge iron production with 27% growth exceeds 21 million tons

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA - The survey of the performance of large mining companies and mineral industries during the 10 month period of this current Iranian year indicates that production of Sponge iron surpassed the 21 million tons compared to the same period last year with 27% growth.

Rail exports from Incheborun border increased by 120%

Rail exports from Incheborun border increased by 120%

Gorgan, Feb 16, IRNA - Director General of Northeast Rail- 2 (Golestan province), announced a 120% increase in rail exports from the Incheborun border in the first 10 months of this current Iranian year (starting March 21) compared to the same period last year.

Art & Culture

Six crew members of sunken dhow rescued in Asaluyeh

Six crew members of sunken dhow rescued in Asaluyeh

Bushehr, Feb 16, IRNA - Director General of Ports and Maritime Affairs Organization of Bushehr province announced that with the efforts and timely action of the saviors of the port six crew members of a sunken dhow were rescued in the coastal waters of Asaluyeh.

Shahid Beheshti-Austria universities sign MoU

Shahid Beheshti-Austria universities sign MoU

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA - A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between the Faculty of Civil Engineering of the University of Graz, Austria and the Faculty of Civil, Water and Environmental Engineering of the University of Shahid Beheshti.

Iranian traditional songs are music to Slovenian ears

Iranian traditional songs are music to Slovenian ears

Ljubliana, Feb 16, IRNA - An Iranian music band has played several traditional songs in Slovenia as part of Iran music week and events celebrating the 40th anniversary of the country's Islamic Revolution across the world.

Iran's Sharif University, Australia to broaden ties

Iran's Sharif University, Australia to broaden ties

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA – Australian commercial attaché to Iran Mounir Sankary and managing director of Sharif University for international affairs Abdolreza Simchi discussed developing scientific and industrial cooperation.

Iran attends Japan `Gift Show` exhibition

Iran attends Japan 'Gift Show' exhibition

Beijing, Feb 16, IRNA – The Islamic Republic of Iran will attend the 87th Japan's international exhibition 'Gift Show' with participation of over 2,226 companies and producers from 44 countries round the globe, it was announced on Saturday.

Olympic referee to represent United World Wrestling in Russia

Olympic referee to represent United World Wrestling in Russia

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA - Mohammad Ebrahim Emami the S1 (Olympic grade) referee was introduced as the representative of the United World Wrestling (UWW) in the international wrestling competition of Ali Aliyev Cup in Russia.

Iranians at women’s kata final world karate competitions

Iranians at women’s kata final world karate competitions

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA – Iran’s female kata team will compete with Italy at the final competition of the 2019 Karate1-Premier League to be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on February 17.

Iran, Asian Ski Federations discuss 2020 junior Championship

Iran, Asian Ski Federations discuss 2020 junior Championship

Tehran, Feb 13, IRNA - Asian Ski Federation president has held talks with Iranian ski authorities in a bid to coordinate efforts to hold a Asian Alpine Ski Championship in Iran.

Iran to compete in Kuban Spring Women U-19 Tournament

Iran to compete in Kuban Spring Women U-19 Tournament

Tehran, Feb 13, IRNA- Iran is set to take part at the 2019 Kuban Spring Women U-19 Tournament that will be held in the Russian Black Sea resort city of Sochi next month.

AIBA accepts hijab for female boxers: report

AIBA accepts hijab for female boxers: report

Tehran, Feb 13, IRNA – International Boxing Association (AIBA) has accepted that the female Muslim boxers to wear hijab at the international events under the regulations of the body’s Executive Committee, the insidethegames magazine wrote.

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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.

Iran forefront of support for poor nations of world: Expert

40th Anniversary

Iran forefront of support for poor nations of world: Expert

Baghdad, Feb 11, IRNA - A leading Iraqi expert on strategic affairs in Iraq said that Iran has always been pioneering and leading in support of the oppressed nations of the world through the Islamic Revolution.

Iran advanced country despite US pressures: Russian professor

Iran advanced country despite US pressures: Russian professor

Moscow, Feb 11, IRNA- Chairman of the International Organizations and International Political Processes Department of Moscow State University believes that Iran has not only advanced to a developed country over the past four decades in the Middle East, it has become self-sufficient in many affairs.

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Iran FM: Warsaw, Munich confabs scenes of US isolation

Iran FM: Warsaw, Munich confabs scenes of US isolation

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister referred to failure of US anti-Iran plans, saying Warsaw circus and Munich Security Conference were the scenes of US isolation.

Iraqi Kurdish delegation departs for Iran's Kermanshah

Iraqi Kurdish delegation departs for Iran's Kermanshah

Erbil, Feb 17, IRNA – A delegation from Halabja, Iraqi Kurdistan region left for Kermanshah, western Iran to develop relations.

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Feb 17

Headlines in Iranian English-language dailies on Feb 17

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA – The following headlines appeared in the English-language newspapers in the Iranian capital on Sunday:

Sri Lanka economic relations with Yazd will improve

Sri Lanka economic relations with Yazd will improve

Yazd, Feb 17, IRNA – Sri Lankan Ambassador to Iran Mohammad Sharif Anis said on Saturday that promoting economic relations between his country and Yazd province will benefit both countries.

FM: Germany needs constructive talks with Iran

FM: Germany needs constructive talks with Iran

Tehran, Feb 17, IRNA -- German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Saturday that constructive talks are needed with Iran to reach political solutions in Syria and Yemen.

Zarif meets with Iranian expatriates in Germany

Zarif meets with Iranian expatriates in Germany

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with a number of Iranian elites residing in southern Germany in Munich late on Saturday.

Zarif confers with Omani FM, World Economic Forum chief in Munich

Zarif confers with Omani FM, World Economic Forum chief in Munich

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held separate talks with his Omani counterpart Yusuf bin Alawi, President of World Economic Forum Borge Brende and Head of Syrian Orthodox Church Patriarch Ignatius on the sidelines of Munich Security Conference on Saturday.

Egypt denounces terrorist attack on Iran border guards

Egypt denounces terrorist attack on Iran border guards

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA- Egypt condemned a terrorist attack on a bus carrying members of the Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) that killed 27 people.

Iran parliament passes budget outlines

Iran parliament passes budget outlines

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA - Iran’s parliament approved outlines of the country’s budget for the next fiscal year that will start March 21.

India says no support for sanctions against Iran

India says no support for sanctions against Iran

Tehran, Feb 16, IRNA – India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said Saturday her government would not support sanctions imposed on Tehran.

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

Iran Islamic Revolution, path toward new regional order

By Reza Bahar*

Iran Islamic Revolution, path toward new regional order

Tehran, Feb 11, IRNA - On the 40th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran, the country is emerging as playing a significant role in the regional and global politics, a reality could hardly be ignored by other global players, while it is deemed as initiating a process to establish a new regional order.

Iran’s vibrant political system can sustain external pressures: fmr Pak amb

Iran’s vibrant political system can sustain external pressures: fmr Pak amb

Islamabad, Feb 10, IRNA - Former Pakistani ambassador to Iran says as compared to the rest of the Middle East, Iran has a vibrant political system which can sustain external pressures.

Down with the US: A brief history of crimes

By Hossein Abolqasemi*

Down with the US: A brief history of crimes

Tehran, Feb 10, IRNA – Many may wonder why Iranians and other freedom seekers of the world chant 'Down with the US', a sovereign country and member of the United Nations.

5th decade of Islamic Revolution to start with national motto of `All will come along with each other`

5th decade of Islamic Revolution to start with national motto of 'All will come along with each other'

Tehran, Feb 9, IRNA -- Islamic Revolution will step into the fifth decade of its life after 40 years and on Bahman 22 (February 11) this year and at a time when pressures have mounted on Iranian nation more than ever, 'All will come along with each other' will be the national motto of getting into the 5th decade of the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran's system.