Iran’s coverage: Zarif stresses China’s role in reaching N-deal

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Iran’s chief negotiator: Grounds ready for reaching final nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is also the country’s chief nuclear negotiator, underlined that the ground is ready for reaching a comprehensive deal with six world powers over Tehran’s nuclear energy program.

Iran new radar to closely watch enemies: General

A senior Iranian commander says the country is installing a radar which would be able to keep tabs on enemy bases as far as 3,000 kilometers away.


Chinese FM says a comprehensive nuclear deal to benefit Iran, region

China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi said a comprehensive nuclear deal will benefit both the Iranian nation and the whole region.


Iran aims to compete with Saudi Arabia in Asian oil market

Iran is planning to drop its oil price in the Asian markets with an aim of competing with Saudi Arabia and other producers to increase its market share.


Iran laments death of 3 US muslims

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham expressed regret on Sunday at the shooting death of three young Muslims in the US by a suspect she called an “extremist assailant”.

Iran director Panahi’s ‘Taxi’ wins top honor at Berlin fest

Iranian dissident filmmaker Jafar Panahi’s movie “Taxi,” in which the director stars as a taxi driver talking to passengers as he navigates the streets of Tehran, won the top Golden Bear prize Saturday at the Berlin International Film Festival.

Iran speaker slams West double standards on Muslims

Iranian parliament (Majlis) speaker, Ali Larijani, has criticized the West’s double-standard vis-à-vis the killing of Muslims, saying Western governments are fueling security crises in the world.


Iran, Egypt key tourism markets in the ME

Marketing manager of Korea National Tourism Organization has said Iran, Egypt and the Persian Gulf countries are considered as South Korea’s key tourism target markets in 2015.

Iran, Uzbekistan trade exchanges have grown:Minister

Minister of Industries, Mines, and Trade said trade exchanges between Iran and Uzbekistan boomed in 2014 compared with the previous years and the current ceiling of cooperation is around $250.


Iran ranks 7th in high-tech products

Secretary General of Iran Nanotechnology Initiative Council (INIC) Saeed Sarkar said Islamic Republic of Iran ranks 7th in the world and 1st among the Islamic countries in scientific production and nanotechnology with producing over 4 percent of all articles in the world and 42 percent of scientific production in the Islamic World.