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Shamkhani: Tehran-Damascus-Moscow cooperation provides anti-terrorism alliance with initiative of action

Secretary of Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said on Sunday that the Tehran-Damascus-Moscow cooperation managed to provide the anti-terrorism alliance with the initiative of action, while gaining valuable success in the field.


Supreme Leader: US, Britain, Israel, plutocrats main enemies of Iran

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei warned of London’s provocative acts in the region against Tehran, and said the US, Britain, the Zionists and plutocrats are the main enemies of Iran.


Iran expecting first Airbus delivery ‘in days’

Iran says the final preparations are underway to receive the first plane purchased from the European aviation giant Airbus through a landmark deal last year.


French FM to visit Tehran

French foreign minister, Jean-Marc Ayrault will visit Iran at the end of January.


Rifts among Muslim nations serve Israeli interests: Lebanon PM

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri says Muslim nations should close their ranks in the face of Israeli attempts to take advantage of rifts in the Islamic world and the terror threats facing the Middle East.


Iran’s Velayati says not to run for President

Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran’s Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati said he has no plans to run for president in the upcoming election due to be held in May 2017.


Iran seeks investors for 25 petrochemical projects

Iran is seeking investment to build 25 petrochemical projects, an official at the state-run National Petrochemical Company (NPC) was quoted on Saturday as saying.

Total to receive bonus proportionate to boost in production

NIOC deputy head said France’s Total will receive bonus for investment in Phase 11 of South Pars as envisaged in the new model of new model of oil contracts, dubbed as the Iran Petroleum Contract (IPC).


‘US, Italian firms to save Iran’s troubled brands’

Iran says it has started talks with major American and Italian companies to form partnerships with some of its oldest brands of household devices in what appears to be a policy to prevent their demise.


Iran football coach Carlos Queiroz resigns

Carlos Queiroz has resigned from Iran national coach on Saturday, according to a member of the board of directors of Iran’s Football Federation.