Onus on Pakistan to protect border guards lives: MP

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Pakistani govˈt responsible for safety of abducted Iranian border guards: MP

Chairman of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Alaeddin Boroujerdi emphasized that the government of Pakistan is responsible for the safety of the Iranian border guards kidnapped into Pakistan.


Iranian new year celebrated at UN

Iranˈs Ambassador to the UN Gholam Hossein Dehghani said Nowrooz is a good indication of continuation of Persian culture and Iranian identification as well as a reminder of Iranian rich culture and its contribution to the human civilization and culture.


Interior Minister terms Iran “Stable, Secure” country

Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli described Iran as one of the most stable and secure world countries despite being located in a volatile region.


Official: Leader’s call for “Jihadi management” Aims to increase private sector’s role

Iranian President’s Chief of Staff Mohammad Nahavandian underscored the importance of the Supreme Leader’s Nowruz message for attaining the country’s intended goals, and said his emphasis on “Jihadi Management” aims to enhance the role and partnership of the private sector in Iranian economy.


Iranian economy to grow by 1-2%

The Iranian economy is predicted to grow by 1-2% this year (from March 21, 2014, to March 20, 2015). Inflation should drop from 37% the previous year to 25% this year, Iran.ru reports. Iran has been declining in the past 2-3 years.


Bus carrying Iranian pilgrims overturns in Iraq, 12 injured

A bus carrying Iranian pilgrims overturned in Iraq’s Badra city on March 24 resulting in the injury of 12 people, Iran’s IRNA news agency reported on March 25.


Prominent Iranian historian, author passes away

 The prominent Iranian historian and author Mohammad Ebrahim Bastani Parizi passed away here in Tehran Tuesday morning.



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