Cairo Filmfest invites Iranian cineastes

Iran news headlines on Sunday include Iranian cinema invitation to Cairo International Film festival; Japan calling for expansion of ties with country; decreasing of Iran’s car production; country buying 3 new oil tankers; growth in Iran foreign investment; Foreign  Minister calling Morsi’s overthrow as ‘improper’; Majlis MPs looking into expulsion of Iranians from UAE; Iran & China calling for serious fight against cyber crimes; country & Australia urging expansion of mutual cooperation and Salehi expressing hope for expansion of relations with Comoros.


Iranian cineastes’ presence is vital for Cairo filmfest

The president of the 36th Cairo International Film Festival (CIFF) has said that it is crucial that Iranian filmmakers attend the event, which will be held in the Egyptian capital from November 26 to December 5.


Japan interested in fostering ties with Iran: envoy

Japanese Ambassador to Iran Koji Haneda said Sunday that his country is interested in fostering ties with the Islamic republic.


Iran quarterly car output down 50 percent

Iran’s car production faced 49.49 per cent decrease in the first quarter of current calendar year (which started March 21) compared to the same period of time previous year.

Iran to buy three new oil tankers

Iran will buy three new oil tankers for its shipping lines, the Mehr News Agency reported.


Iran firm sees $300mn growth in annual investment

Iran’s Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDEC) has witnessed a 300-million-dollar rise in foreign investments attracting during the Persian calendar year ending March 2013.


Iran: Egypt military overthrow of Morsi ‘improper’

Iran, in its first official reaction to the toppling of Egypt’s democratically elected president by the military, is calling the move “improper.”


Majlis lawmakers to look into expulsion of Iranians from UAE

An Iranian lawmaker says the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee will pursue the expulsion of Iranian nationals from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).


Iran, China call for serious fight against cyber crimes

Iranian Interior Minister Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar and Director of Shanghai Public Security Bai Shaokang have underlined the need for serious fight against cyber crimes.


Iran, Australia call for strengthening bilateral relations

Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Australia’s new envoy to Iran hoped for the expansion of mutual cooperation between the two states in all arenas.


Iran hopes for wide stride in expansion of relations with Comoros

Iran’s Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi underlined Tehran’s eagerness to expand relations and cooperation with Comoros.


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