Iran’s coverage: Rouhani submits Iran’s next year budget bill to Majlis

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President in Majlis to outline proposed budget bill

 President Hassan Rouhani is in the Iranian parliament (Majlis) to outline the characteristics of his proposed budget bill for the next Iranian year (to start March 21, 2015).

Post reporter charged in Iran after day in court

A Washington Post reporter detained in Iran for more than four months was formally charged Saturday after a day-long proceeding in a Tehran courtroom, the newspaper reported.


Rouhani: Inflation to drop below 20% by end of year

President Hassan Rouhani said that inflation rate will drop to below 20 percent by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2015).


Iran, Iraq will boost anti-terrorism cooperation: Dy police chief

Iranian Deputy Police Chief Brigadier Hossein Ashtari said Saturday that Iran and Iraq will develop cooperation on campaign against terrorism.

President: Iran armed with rationality, logic

President Hassan Rouhani said here on Sunday that Iran is armed with rationality and logic.


Foreigners must leave upon Iran drills: Navy chief

Iran’s Navy commander says that foreign military units should withdraw forces from Iran’s territorial waters in the Persian Gulf where the Islamic Republic is going to conduct its major naval drill.


Iran’s 2015 draft defense budget up by 32.5%

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani submitted to the parliament the proposed budget bill for coming Iranian calendar year (starting on March 21, 2015) in which the total defense budget has increased by 32.5 percent.


Official: Foreign aviation companies, airlines willing to join Iranian market

A large number of foreign aviation companies and airlines have voiced their willingness to start operations in the Iranian market after an interim deal was reached between Tehran and the Group 5+1 (the five permanent UN Security Council members plus Germany), a senior trade official announced on Sunday.

President Rouhani: World recognizes Iran’s war on extremism, violence

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined that different world states now acknowledge Tehran’s serious and leading role in fighting extremism and violence, adding that thousands of foreign firms and companies are waiting to enter Iran’s market.

FM spokeswoman slams US discriminatory policies on colored people

Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham said on Sunday that the conditions prevailing in the US points to a clear gap between its claim of democracy and realities in its policy.


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