Iran denies Lockerbie bombing claims

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Iranian spokeswoman dismisses lockerbie involvement allegations

Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman on Tuesday dismissed claims that Iran had been involved in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing.

 

Vice Pres.: Empowering women, key factor in Iranian policymaking

A key factor in IRI Governmentˈs strategy is empowering women and girls in cultural, economic, and political fields, in planning, lawmaking, and policymaking, vice president for women and family affairs said here Monday.

 

Iranian Navy rescues abducted fishermen in High Seas

A top Iranian Navy commander announced that the Navy forces have rescued 14 kidnapped Iranian fishermen stranded in international waters.

 

U.N. anti-drugs chief praises Iran fight

In 2012, Iran seized 388 tonnes of opium, the equivalent of 72 percent of all such seizures around the world.

 

Official announces Iran’s self-sufficiency in producing factor 7, MS drugs

Iran gained self-sufficiency in producing blood factor 7 products – used to treat hemophilia disease – and MS drugs, an official announced in July, adding that the country has also managed to produce a new type of hi-tech anti-cancer drug and the raw material for penicillin G.

 

Construction of Arak plant makes 87% progress: AEOI

The spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says the construction of Arak heavy water production plant in the country’s Markazi (Central) Province has made a nearly 90-percent progress.

 

Worldˈs largest trade fair organizer points to Iran as future market

The chief executive officer of Messe Frankfurt– the world’s largest trade fair organizer — said Iran could become an important future market for the global exhibition industry.

 

Iranian university ranked 2nd in US satellite competitions this year

Tehran’s Amir Kabir University ranked 2nd in the US CanSat 2013 competitions participated by 25 teams from around the world, where competitors launched the small satellites that they had designed and built.

 

Resistance economy will help nation develop independent economy

Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that resistance economy will help the nation develop independent economy away from crude oil revenues.

 

IRGC commander: Iran’s finger on trigger to destroy Zionist regime

Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami underlined that Iranian military commanders are prepared to attack and destroy the Zionist regime of Israel as soon as they receive such an order.

 

 

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