Released Iranian border guards back home

Daily look at Iran’s late-breaking news and upcoming events:


Minister: Border guards return home

Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli announced minutes ago that the four Iranian border guards have returned home.


Iran, Russia close to $20b agreement

The head of INOC has said despite several negotiations with Russia, no agreement has been hammered out yet.


Zarif: European Parliament lacking legitimacy to take human rights position

Iran’s FM has criticized the European Parliament on the Parliament’s recent fact sheet on Iran’s human rights record.


Iran sets deadline for China oil giant

Iran has given China’s oil giant, CNPCI, three months to meet its obligations regarding a massive oil field in Iran or face expulsion from the project, an Iranian deputy oil minister says.


Iran’s wargames changed enemy’s posture, Commander says

Massive wargames conducted by the Iranian Air Defense units during the last Iranian year (March 2013- March 2014) have forced enemies to change behavior, a senior air defense commander announced.


Official: Iran, Germany to hold economic confab

Iran and Germany plan to hold a major economic conference in Berlin on April 8, Executive Director of the Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization (IMIDRO) Mehdi Karbasyan said.


Iran to limit EU visitors

A number of Iranian parliamentarians have passed a legislation which requires European visitors to have their fingerprints registered upon their arrival to Iran.


Iran’s FM due in Moscow

Zarif is due in Moscow in less than two weeks.


US lobbies view on nuclear talks unproductive: Iran

Tehran says certain negative remarks by some US lobbies about the ongoing nuclear talks are unproductive.


Iran non-oil exports grew last year

Iran’s non-oil exports witnessed nearly half-a-percent growth while the country’s imports dropped around five percent in the previous Persian calendar year (ended March 20, 2014).



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