April 2, The Iran Project – Iranians marking Nowruz, President Hassan Rouhani visit to Russia Iran marking Islamic Republic Day and Iranians celebrating Sizdah Bedar by spending time in nature dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (March 27–April 02).
Iranian Navy flotilla comprising “ Tunb” and “ Naqdi” warships berthed at Indian port of Cochin.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has arrived in Moscow for a two-day official visit to discuss regional issue and matters of mutual interest with his Russian counterpart and other senior Russian officials.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told Reuters on Tuesday that Russia could use Iranian military bases to fight terrorists in Syria on a “case by case basis.”
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic and Russia have been working closely together to fight terrorism and promote stability in the region.
Iran’s ambassador to the UN Gholamali Khoshroo has called for the total eradication of nuclear weapons.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani regrets that the world is witnessing a rise in extremism, emphasizing the need for a “strong will” in the international community to uproot terror and violence.
General Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces said the country’s deterrent power in the military sphere has reached such great magnitude that the enemies recoil in “strategic horror”.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan likened the US to an armed robber intruding on the Persian Gulf, recommending Americans to get out of the region, after a top American military official accused Iran of playing a destabilizing role in the region.
Iran is on Saturday marking the Islamic Republic Day, the day when, 38 years ago, an Islamic republic was officially declared in the country based on the results of a referendum in which Iranians overwhelmingly voted for the establishment of that political system.
Iran rejected an allegation by U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis that it was “the primary exporter of terrorism” and said on Saturday that the main source was U.S. ally Saudi Arabia.
Islamic Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani has slammed the “brazen and disruptive” US moves in the Middle East, saying Washington has ties with all terrorist currents.
Ali Asghar Ahmadi, Elections Headquarters chief in the Interior Ministry said that registration of presidential candidates begins on April 11 and ends on April 16.
The United State should impose additional sanctions on Iran specifically targeting the Revolutionary Guards Corps, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan said in a speech to the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).
Iran’s Customs Office announced that the country has a positive trade balance for the second year in a row.
Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said that there is a concrete agreement between Russia and Iran for purchase for 12 planes already.
Central Bank Governor Valiollah Seif has said dropping few zeros from banknotes will be possible only after 2 years.
French energy giant Total says it is trying to develop its own mechanism to carry out Iran-related banking transactions without falling afoul of US primary sanctions that still restrict doing financial activities with the Islamic Republic.
The Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov said on Monday that in the framework of Astana agreements, Tehran, Moscow and Ankara are trying to separate normal opposition from terrorists and bandits.
Washington’s priorities in Syria have changed with the new administration, and the US will no longer focus on the removal of President Bashar Assad as a condition for ending the six-year civil war, a top official said.
Several Arab media outlets released unconfirmed reports on Saturday claiming that Iran’s IRGC Quds Force Commander Major General Qassem Soleimani has arrived in Northern Hama to lead a major offensive against Al-Nusra Front (the Al-Qaeda’s offshoot in Syria).
US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley stated that Washington needs to start putting pressure on Russia and Iran to make them influence the Syrian government.
The Bahraini regime has revoked the nationality of Sheikh Abdullah al-Daqaq, a representative of distinguished Shia cleric Sheikh Isa Qassim, and two other activists.
Photos have been published of the Iranian president hiking in the mountains outside Tehran while wearing a baseball cap instead of his turban.
Mosayyeb Amiri, the General Manager of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) office in Fars province, announced that the number of foreign visitors to Fars has increased by 221% after the nuclear deal.
The Iran men’s national soccer team has recorded another deserved victory in the third round of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualification tournament, defeating China in a home game.
Oscar-winning Iranian film, ‘The Salesman’ by Asghar Farhadi is set for an Indian theatrical release this Friday; however, the premise of world cinema releasing in Indian theatres is still a susceptible account.
People across Iran celebrate Sizdah Bedar, the traditional Persian festival of nature, on Sunday by spending time outdoors.