Larijani re-elected as Iran Majlis speaker

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Larijani re-elected as Iran’s parliament speaker

Iranian legislators on Sunday re-elected Ali Larijani as the Parliament speaker for the seventh consecutive year.


Iranian DM condemns US interference in countries’ affairs

Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehqan condemned US interference in the domestic affairs of other countries, and asked for just and fair rules in international relations based on mutual respect.


Zarif congratulates Nasrollah over Lebanon liberation day

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif congratulated Hasan Nasrallah, the third Secretary General of the Lebanese political and paramilitary organization Hezbollah, on the anniversary of the liberation of South Lebanon which he said was a prelude to great success in the struggle with the Zionist regime.


MKO asks US to stop extradition to Iran

The terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO, also known as MEK, PMOI and NCRI) asked the US and the UN to stop extradition of its members to Iran.

Iranian, Polish officials discuss ways to expand trade ties

Iranian and Polish officials in a meeting in the Central city of Isfahan conferred on ways to further develop trade and economic relations between the two countries.


Iran values ties with Azerbaijan: Defense Minister

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says enhancement of ties between the Islamic Republic and the Republic of Azerbaijan is among Tehran’s top foreign policy priorities.


VP felicitates Lebanese PM on resistance victory

First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri, in a message on Sunday, congratulated the Lebanese Prime Minister Tammam Salam over the liberation anniversary of South Lebanon from the Israeli occupation and the nationˈs great victory.


Tahmineh Milani to preside over jury in Erbil film festival

Eminent Iranian female filmmaker and screenwriter Tahmineh Milani has been selected to preside over the jury panel at the First Erbil International Film Festival in semi-autonomous Kurdistan region in Iraq.

Iran condemns recent terrorist attacks in Syria, Iraq

Iran’s foreign ministry spokeswoman on Saturday strongly condemned the recent terrorist attacks in Iraq and Syria.


Iran ranks 12th in world nanotechnology

Iran ranks 12th in the world in terms of articles published on nanotechnology, announced the head of the Nanoscience Research Center.


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