Iran could become major EU supplier of natural gas
Iran could become a major supplier of natural gas to the European Union by the end of the next decade, according to new estimates from the bloc’s executive following the nuclear deal reached with Tehran this summer.
Australia gets new PM after Abbott ousted by rival
Australia will get its fifth prime minister in eight years after the ruling Liberal Party on Monday voted out Tony Abbott in favor of longtime rival Malcolm Turnbull, following months of infighting and crumbling voter support, Reuters reported.
Salehi: Nuclear deal, roadmap involve reciprocal measures
Iran says both its recent nuclear agreement with six world powers and a roadmap signed between Tehran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) entail reciprocal measures that should be observed “objectively” by both sides.
Afghan Taliban storm jail, release hundreds of prisoners
Taliban terrorists stormed a prison in Afghanistan on Monday, killing police and releasing more than 350 inmates, including nearly 150 deemed a threat to national security, and then attacked troops rushing to help, officials said.
Five Saudi soldiers, one Emirati killed in Yemen clashes
Five Saudi soldiers were killed in clashes with Yemeni forces near the border with Yemen, the Saudi Press Agency said late on Sunday.
Egypt security forces accidentally kill Mexican tourists
Egyptian security forces killed 12 Mexicans and Egyptians and injured 10 “by accident” on Monday, mistaking a tourist convoy for terrorists they were chasing in the country’s western desert, the Interior Ministry said.
Iran won’t close embassy in Yemen
A senior Iranian diplomat on Monday reaffirmed the Islamic Republic’s strong support for Yemen, saying Tehran has no plan to close its embassy in the Yemeni capital of Sana’a.
Iran puts into service new radar system
Iran has put into service a new domestically-developed long-range radar system that would further boost the country’s air defense capability.
Tehran ready to boost ties with Latin America: Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday expressed Tehran’s willingness to boost its relations with all Latin American countries, particularly with Brazil.
Clashes rock Al-Aqsa compound after Israelis attack mosque
Muslims clashed with Israeli police at Jerusalem’s flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound Sunday hours before the start of the Jewish New Year, the latest violence over access to the site sacred to both faiths.
25 countries to attend Iran’s Iron and Steel Conference
Companies from 25 countries will participate in Iran’s Iron and Steel Conference, which will open today on the Persian Gulf Island of Kish.
28 refugees die as boat capsizes off Greece
At least 28 people, half of them babies and children, have drowned after a boat carrying scores of refugees capsized off Greece.
European bank to invest in Iranian petchem project
A European bank will invest in building a gas-to-propylene (GTP) plant in Iran, which is estimated to cost €90 million, Iranian Deputy Oil Minister in Petrochemicals Abbas She’ri Moqaddam said.
Iran security chief calls campaign against ISIL as Iraq’s top priority
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani says the campaign against the ISIL terrorists in Iraq is Baghdad’s top priority.
Supreme Leader condoles deaths of pilgrims in Mecca crane crash
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei has offered condolences over the deaths of a number of Iranian pilgrims in the collapse of a crane in Saudi Arabia’s Mecca.
Iran slams continuation of Saudi military aggression against Yemen
A senior Iranian diplomat has slammed continuation of the Saudi war on Yemen during the Hajj pilgrimage, saying the military aggression defies constructive diplomacy and peace.