President urges unified campaign against terrorism
President Hassan Rouhani urged unified campaign against terrorism and said anti-terrorism moves will have no result as long as terrorists are categorized as good and bad ones.
Japan welcomes closer ties with Iran
A top Japanese parliamentarian welcomed the nuclear agreement recently sealed between Iran and the P5+1 over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.
Indian Oil plans $3b petchem plant in Iran
Indian Oil Corp. is seeking to build a $3 billion petrochemical plant in Iran, according to source with direct knowledge of the matter.
Blast, deadly clashes as Ukraine backs more autonomy for pro-Russian protesters
Deadly clashes erupted outside parliament in Kiev on Monday as lawmakers gave initial approval to constitutional changes granting more autonomy to pro-Russian protesters in eastern Ukraine.
Palmyra’s Temple of Bel ‘still standing’
Palmyra’s ancient Temple of Bel is still standing despite an attempt by ISIL terrorists to blow it up, Syria’s antiquities chief said.
Boko Haram kills nearly 80 in Nigeria villages
Boko Haram terrorists on horseback shot dead nearly 80 people in separate attacks on three villages in Nigeria’s restive northeast at the weekend, a vigilante and residents said Monday.
Zarif hails Tunisia’s moderate policies
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday met with Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid in Tunis and hailed Tunisia for its moderate policies.
75 ex-US lawmakers urge Congress to back Iran deal
Seventy-five former lawmakers are urging Congress to back the Iran deal ahead of next month’s vote.
Britain wants to be part of Iran’s economic development
The British foreign secretary said his country wants to be part of Iran’s economic development following thaw in ties between Tehran and London.
Salehi: Iran to launch nuclear energy business
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali-Akbar Salehi said on Monday that his country plans to launch the business of nuclear energy, considering financial justification for the nuclear activities, costs and benefits.
Rouhani urges war on terror without discrimination
President Hassan Rouhani has said that the campaign against terrorism entails “international determination”, noting that the entire world must rise against all forms of terrorism without using double-standards.
Iran says Staatskapelle Berlin must change conductor to perform in Tehran
Iran has said that the Staatskapelle Berlin must change its Israeli-Argentinean conductor Daniel Barenboim due to his Israeli citizenship in order to get the country’s approval to perform in Tehran.
Indian Oil said to plan $3b petchem plant in Iran
Indian Oil Corp. is seeking to build a $3 billion petrochemicals plant in Iran, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter.
Madeleine Albright: Iran deal is a win-win
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright says she believes the Iran nuclear deal is a win for diplomacy. In an article published by the CNN, she said the Iran deal also helps strengthen U.S. position in the region.
Iran basketball team beats Japan in William Jones Cup
Iran basketball team defeated Japan 78-57 in the 2015 William Jones Cup on Monday.
5-month non-oil trade exceeds $33.8 billion
The value of Iran’s non-oil trade reached $33.844 billion in the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year, which began on March 21, according to the Iran Customs Administration.
Zarif’s job will go down in history: Rafsanjani
The job done by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will go down in history, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said in reference to the historic nuclear deal that Zarif and his deputies negotiated with major powers.
Tokyo welcomes nuclear deal, seeks close ties with Tehran
Speaker of Japan’s House of Representatives Tadamori Oshima has welcomed the nuclear agreement recently sealed between Iran and the 5+1 group over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program.
Iran, IAEA to hold talks next week
The spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran said on Monday that Iran will hold talks with the International Atomic Energy Agency next week to draw up a mutually acceptable formula to implement the nuclear agreement, which was struck in July between Iran and major powers in Vienna.
FM calls for close ties with Latin America
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said Iran and Latin American countries need to improve ties in various fields.
Iran and the case for realism
Foreign policy debates rarely get away from being reflections of domestic political conflicts, but they are also usually based on unstated assumptions and unacknowledged theories.
Tehran urges voluntary return of Afghan refugees
A senior Iranian Foreign Ministry official says efforts should be made to lay the groundwork for the voluntary repatriation of Afghan refugees from the Islamic Republic.