October 9, The Iran Project – Controversy over dress code for the next year’s Women’s World Chess Championship due to be held in Iran, Germany’s Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel visit to Iran, Former Swedish foreign minister Nils Daniel Carl Bildt trip to Iran, Iranians holding mourning ceremony for Imam Hossein (AS) martyrdom nationwide and President Hassan Rouhani Southeast Asia tour that including Vietnam, Malaysia & Thailan dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Oct 03– Oct 09).
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that his country will show proper reaction to the US violation of its undertakings under the last year nuclear deal with Tehran.
Visiting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc held talks on issues of mutual interests on Thursday.
AEOI spokesperson has said there has been much progress in Iran’s efforts to join ITER as having observer status.
President Hassan Rouhani was officially welcomed by the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak in Putrajaya on Friday.
The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says the implementation of last year’s landmark nuclear agreement between Iran and the P5+1 group of countries is still “fragile,” warning that small failures in the process can have grave consequences.
President Rouhani stressing the need for strengthening the unity and brotherhood among all Muslims, said Muslim countries should help oppressed Palestinian people and the people of other Islamic countries.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday criticized the previous government in the North American nation for severing diplomatic ties with Iran.
Mourning ceremonies, attended by Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei , were held in Tehran on Saturday on the martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hossein (AS), the third Shia Imam.
Aircraft maker Boeing Co (BA.N) is making progress on a deal to provide more than 100 commercial airplanes to Iran though none will be delivered in 2016, the company’s top executive said on Tuesday.
Iran and Vietnam on Thursday signed two documents for bilateral cooperation in the presence of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and Vietnamese President Trần Đại Quang.
The Obama administration is further easing sanctions on Iran, making it easier for foreign firms to do business with the country following last year’s nuclear deal.
President Hassan Rouhani in a joint press conference with the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak on Friday urged Malaysian companies to invest in Iran’s oil, gas and petrochemical sector.
Managing Director of National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) Ali Kardor and Director General of Russian Tatneft Nail Ulfatovich Maganov signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Saturday.
Mayor of Neyasar in center of the country Sobhan Nazari said that 11,000 foreign tourists have visited historical monuments and tourist attractions of Neyasar in the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 20).
The world chess body, FIDE, has ruled out moving next year’s women’s World Championship out of Iran. While the two Indian players – Koneru Humpy and Harika Dronavalli – who have qualified for the event don’t mind adhering to the mandatory Islamic dress code, some of the world’s top players have expressed their consternation. Tehran, the country’s capital, is scheduled to host the February 2017 event.
In a ceremony held in Tehran’s Niavaran Cultural Centre, a book titled The Elegant [which means Zarif in Persian] Aspects of Negotiations was unveiled.
Iran’s national football squad has defeated Uzbekistan in Tashkent 1-0 in Pool A of Asian qualifiers of Moscow 2018 World Cup.
When the World Chess Federation designated Iran host of the 2017 Women’s World Chess Championship games, Mitra Hejazipour was thrilled. She is awomen’s grandmaster. She learned chess at 6, played in her first formal championship at age 9, and, now 23, she has spent her life traveling the world for chess tournaments and returning to the Islamic Republic of Iran with shiny medals.
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad has dismissed as untrue accusations that government forces target hospitals and civilian infrastructure in the war-torn country, saying such actions run contrary to Damascus’ interests.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi said on Friday that diplomacy and dialogue are the only solutions to the Syrian crisis.
United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura highlighted Iran’s influential role in the Middle East region and its efforts to help resolve the protracted war in Syria.
Ammar al-Hakim, the newly elected leader of the National Alliance, the largest political bloc in Iraq’s parliament, said he pursues integrity and greater efficiency with the inclusion of all Iraqi parties, including Muqtada al-Sadr’s al-Ahrar bloc.