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Iran’s paramount political figure, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has responded to overtures from President Barack Obama seeking better relations by sending secret communications of his own to the White House.
Iran’s choice for its ambassador to the United Nations will take up his post next week after the United States declined to issue a visa to Iran’s earlier pick for the job last year.
The Iranian vice president spoke to AsiaNews about the status of women in her country. Iranian women are in a better position than those of other Islamic nations of the area in terms of education, university enrolment and health. In Iran, efforts are being made to boost women’s participation and representation in politics and the economy.
The commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said the ISIL terrorist group has been defeated in Iraq as it is tormented by the Islamic Republic of Iran.
The National Iranian American Council (NIAC) has expressed deep concern over restrictions imposed on Iranian students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Iran’s minister of petroleum has ordered the establishment of an advisory body to maximize recovery from the country’s oil and gas reservoirs.
Iran’s drones now carry high-precision smart missiles that can hit high-speed vehicles with pinpoint accuracy, according to a senior military commander in Tehran.
Cypriot Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulidis underlined Iran’s right to access nuclear energy for peaceful purposes, and called on the international community to respond to Tehran’s positive steps in the nuclear talks with world powers.
Iran on Saturday unveiled 12 newly-produced home-made drugs used for the treatment of MS, cancer and diabetic patients.
Iran has considerably increased exports of its non-oil goods to neighboring Iraq in recent months, a senior Iranian trade official announced on Saturday.