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The Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has started building two new nuclear power plants in the Southern province of Bushehr, AEOI Spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi announced on Monday.
Creating stability in banking and monetary policy is the key goal of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) governor as he seeks to make the economy more predictable.
The precipitous drop in oil prices from a mid-summer high of $115 to $60 a barrel today has provoked strong reactions in Iran. After warning of a “plot” to lower oil prices earlier this year, officials in the President Hassan Rouhani administration have reassured the public that prices will recover.
Iran’s oil ministry verified an integrated plan for developing joint oilfields with neighboring Iraq as part of plans to increase its oil output.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Countries Hossein Amir-Abdollahian arrived in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday for talks with senior officials of the country on issues of mutual interests as well as regional and international developments.
Massive military exercises in Iran entered their sixth day with the Navy flying its combat helicopter equipped with new assault weapons.
Iran’s Petroleum Ministry has dismissed allegations of a new agreement with its eastern neighbor Pakistan on an incomplete gas pipeline project.
Iran’s home-made Qadir-class submarines successfully fired torpedoes and destroyed the specified targets successfully on the sixth day of the massive drills in waters South of the country.
Iranian Roads and Urban Development Minister Abbas Akhoundi in a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart Bayan Baqir Jabr al-Zubaydi in Tehran on Tuesday agreed to pave the way for linking the two countries’ railway network in a bid to facilitate transfer of Iranian pilgrims to Iraq’s Shiite holy cities.
A senior adviser to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps commander said the review of Iran’s 2009 post-election riots reveals abundant evidence on the US and Britain’s direct involvement in masterminding, organizing and controlling the seditious move.
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