US House passes new sanctions on Iran

Iran news headlines on Thursday include US house approving of tougher sanctions against Iran; Iran and British FMs discussion on bilateral ties;  Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman condemnation of new US sanctions; Iran winning of two Gold medals in Deaflympic; country and Turkey cooperation over youth and sports; Iranian scientists finding a novel method for synthesizing of dimenthyl  ether; Venezuelan parliament speaker participation in Rouhani’s inauguration and  Iranian and Lebanese PMs discussion over bilateral ties.

US House approves tougher sanctions against Iran

The US House of Representatives has approved a bill of sanctions targeting Iran’s oil exports and other economic sectors including mining and automobile industries.


Iranian, British FMs discuss bilateral ties on phone

Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi and his British counterpart William Hague in a telephone conversation discussed bilateral ties and the latest regional developments.


New US sanctions further complicate nuclear standoff: Iran

Iran says new US sanctions against the Islamic Republic will further deepen the differences between the two sides, including the standoff over Iran’s nuclear energy program.


Iran wins two more Deaflympic gold medals

Hearing-impaired Iranian athletes have taken home two more gold medals at the 2013 Summer Deaflympics in Bulgaria.

Turkey, Iran cooperate in “youth and sports”

Turkish cabinet approved on Thursday the cooperation program in “youth and sports” between Iran and Turkey.


Iranian scientists find novel method to synthesize dimethyl ether

Iranian researchers from Sahand University of Technology in Tabriz developed a novel method to synthesize dimethyl ether.


Venezuelan parliament speaker to participate in Iranian president-elect’s inauguration

Venezuelan Parliament Speaker Diosdado Cabello is slated to take part in the swearing-in ceremony of Iranian President-elect Hassan Rouhani on August 4.


Iranian envoy, Lebanese PM discuss bilateral ties in Beirut

Iranian Ambassador to Lebanon Qazanfar Roknabadi and Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam in a meeting in Beirut explored avenues for bolstering and reinvigorating bilateral ties.


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