Berri lauds Saudi Arabia-Iran rapprochement
Improved Iranian-Saudi relations will positively influence Lebanon and Syria, Lebanese Speaker Nabih Berri has said in Geneva after a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Ali Larijani.
Iran emerges strong power in science, technology
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said on Wednesday that nightmare of the western governments has come true and Iran has emerged as a strong power in science and technology despite the economic pressure they imposed over the past three decades.
Iran ready for nuclear deal
Iran is serious about resolving the dispute over its nuclear program, and is keen to resolve the issue ‘in a short period of time’, the speaker of Iran’s parliament, Ali Larijani, told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an interview on Tuesday.
Around 60 dead In CAR clashes
Around 60 people have been killed in sectarian clashes in Central African Republic between local militias and former rebels, witnesses and a local official said on Wednesday.
Spain thinking ahead before final qualifiers
With holders Spain poised to secure their berth at next year’s World Cup finals, thoughts are already turning to what might happen after the tournament when coach Vicente del Bosque’s contract is due to expire.
IMF cuts global outlook
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has trimmed its forecast for global economic growth at the same time as lifting its UK growth projection.
Chemical watchdog seeks temporary Syria truce
The head of the world’s chemical weapons watchdog called on Wednesday for temporary ceasefires in Syria’s unrest in order to meet tight disarmament deadlines.
Iran keen on greater North Korea ties
First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said the Islamic Republic is eager to forge closer cooperation with North Korea on all fronts.
Tehran-London relations on the mend
Iran and Britain said an agreement has been reached with Britain to resume diplomatic ties at the chargé d’affaires level.
Lawmaker: Europe expected to reconsider sanctions
Chairman of the Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission Alaeddin Boroujerdi said Tehran expects European countries to reconsider their policy of sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
Over 70% think Rouhani deserves Nobel
A survey being conducted by British daily The Guardian showed respondents believe that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is the most deserving candidate to receive this year’s Nobel Peace Prize.