Iran’s coverage: Science minister nominee fails to win Iran parliament’s confidence vote

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Majlis rejects third nominee for science minister

Majlis (parliament) in a public session on Wednesday turned down President Hassan Rouhani’s third nominee to head Ministry of Science, Research and Technology.


President Rouhani urges national unity

President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday warned about making discord between government and Majlis (parliament) and urged them to be united.

Iran petrodollars cut by 30%

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has said that the country’s oil revenues have been slashed by 30 percent.

Eliasson, Araqchi discuss major regional, int’l issues

Visiting UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson on Wednesday discussed nuclear issues with Iran’s top nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi in Tehran.

Leader’s aide: Ahmed Shaheed obeying West, US

Iranian Supreme Leader’s senior advisor Ali Akbar Velayati lashed out at the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights for his biased reports on Iran, and said Ahmed Shaheed takes orders from the big powers, specially the US.

President Rouhani: Muslims pinning hope on Iran

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced concern about insecurities and unrests in different parts of the region, and said the world Muslims have now pinned hope on Iran to settle their problems.


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