Kerry: Now the time to finish Iran nuclear deal
Iran, Russia launch direct shipping line
Head of Iran-Russia Joint Chamber of Commerce said the two countries are taking new steps to boost bilateral trade and have already launched a direct shipping line in a bid to achieve this goal.
Greeks vote in bailout referendum
Greeks voted on Sunday whether to accept or reject the tough terms of an aid offer to stave off financial collapse, in a referendum that may determine their future in Europe’s common currency.
Scores die in Saudi attacks in Yemen
Saudi warplanes continued pounding areas across Yemen, killing scores of people amid reports of a dire humanitarian situation in the impoverished Arab country.
US spied on Brazilian officials
Whistle-blower website WikiLeaks has published the names of more than 29 members of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff’s administration who were spied on by the US National Security Agency at the start of her first term in office, which began in January 2011.
Syria forces enter last terrorist-held town in Qalamun
Syrian forces backed by Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement on Sunday entered Zabadani, the last terrorist-held town in the Qalamun region on the Lebanese border, state media said.
Leader: Ulterior motives behind sanctions on Iran
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the sanctions against Iran have nothing to do with the country’s nuclear activities or human rights record, adding that there are other motives behind the bans.
Speaker urges Muslim countries to unite against Israel
Speaker of Iran’s Parliament Ali Larijani referred to the ongoing crises in the Middle East as plots hatched by enemies to make Muslim states forget about Palestine.
Iran’s IRGC launches 2nd Qadir radar system
Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) launched a long-range radar system in the southwest of the country to enhance its air defense capabilities.
Russia ready to supply Iran with naval equipment
Russia expressed its readiness to provide Iran with naval equipment, a Russian news agency quoted a military source as saying.
Politicking is poisonous to scientific centers: Leader
The Leader of the Islamic Revolution has demanded officials to keep universities away from politicking.
Larijani says prospect of nuclear talks is ‘positive’
The Iranian Majlis speaker has said that the prospect of the nuclear talks between Iran and major powers is “positive”, noting that good steps have been taken to resolve the remaining differences.
Iran to unify forex rates 6 months after nuclear deal
Governor Valiollah Seif says foreign currency exchange rates in the country will be unified 5-6 months after finalizing a deal with world powers on the country’s nuclear program.
Iran fully justified not to allow interview with nuclear experts: analyst
A U.S. political commentator says Iran is “fully justi- fied” not to bow to demands by the U.S. that the IAEA interview its nuclear scientists under a comprehensive nuclear agreement because 4 Iranian nuclear experts were assassinated between January 2010 to January 2012.
Iran’s Mahjoub wins bronze in Ulaanbaatar Grand Prix 2015
Javad Mahjoub from Iran claimed a bronze medal in Ulaanbaatar Grand Prix 2015 on Sunday.
A deal with Iran is better than no deal: Brzezinski
Former U.S. national security advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski has said, “A deal with Iran is better than no deal.”
Sanctions will be lifted on the day of nuclear agreement: Araqchi
A senior Iranian nuclear negotiator has said that the EU, U.S., and Security Council economic and financial sanctions against Iran will be lifted on the day of a nuclear agreement between Iran and major powers. Abbas Araqchi made the remarks in a televised interview aired on Saturday.
House of Parties to hold elections
The House of Parties of Iran is going to hold elections to chose its main and alternative members after the month of Ramadan.
Hashemi-Shahroudi offers condolences over decease of Mohri
Iran’s deputy chairman of the Assembly of Experts has in a letter expressed condolences over the decease of Ayatollah Mohamad Baqer Mohri, secretary general of the Council of Shiite Clerics in Kuwait.