Iran marking Sacred Defense Week
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran are the biggest anti-terrorism force in the world.
French companies back to Iranian market
The prospect of an opening in Iran is triggering a nascent gold rush for access to a market of 77 million people with oil resources and pent-up demand — with companies from all over the world, specially, Europe and US, clamoring for access.
World’s biggest insulin maker invests in Iran
Denmark’s Novo Nordisk is investing 70 million euros in Iran for the production of a new generation of insulin drugs, officials from the two countries say.
American Muslims fear a new wave of Islamophobia
Muslim Americans responded with a mix of frustration, exasperation and anger to what many see as a growing wave of Islamophobia fueled by two of the Republican Party’s presidential candidates, Donald Trump and Ben Carson.
Abbas warns of risk of new intifada
Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas warned Tuesday of the “risk of an intifada” if clashes over the Al-Aqsa mosque compound continue, after a meeting with French leader Francois Hollande in Paris.
Diplomats head to US to follow up on JCPOA
A number of high-ranking Iranian officials, including Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, have headed to New York, the United States, to pursue the implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) recently clinched between the Iran and the P5+1 group of countries.
White House praises Iran-IAEA cooperation
The White House said on Monday it was seeing indications Iran is cooperating with inspectors from the UN’s nuclear watchdog a, according to Reuters.
Iran, Russia ready to help Syria out of crisis
Iran and Russia are ready to use their full potential to resolve the Syrian crisis, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Tuesday.
Rouhani calls Iran’s soldiers greatest anti-terror force
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said that Iran’s Armed Forces are the greatest anti-terrorism force in the world.
Zarif names Araqchi to implement nuclear deal
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday appointed his deputy Abbas Araqchi as the head of the committee to implement the nuclear deal with the 5+1 group (the U.S., Britain, Germany, France, Russia and China).
Invest in Iran: Indian steel ministry to producers
The steel ministry of India on Monday asked domestic steel makers to “actively consider” setting up plants in Iran saying the Persian Gulf nation has assured to provide all assistance to them in this regard.
First flights between Denmark and Iran to start in 2016
The first flights between Denmark and Iran will begin in March 2016, operated by Iranian airline Mahan Air, ending an eight-year suspension of direct flights between the capitals of the two countries, Copenhagen Airport A/S said on Tuesday.
Abbas warns of risk of new intifada
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas warned on Tuesday of the “risk of an intifada” or uprising if clashes over the al-Aqsa mosque compound continue, after a meeting with French Leader Francois Hollande in Paris.
Iran, Russia: Political strategy essential to settle Syria conflict
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for African and Arab Affairs Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and his Russian counterpart Mikhail Bogdanov have insisted on the importance of adopting a political strategy to settle the crisis in Syria.
Iranian navy has been clashing pirates more than 300 times: admiral
The Iranian navy has been clashing with pirates more than 300 times during the past years that 195 of them have been very serious and near Iran’s maritime borders, Navy chief Habibollah Sayyari has said.
IAEA to announce results of Parchin samples in two months: Kamalvandi
The International Atomic Energy Agency will announce the result of environmental samples taken from the Parchin military site by the next two months, an Iranian nuclear of- ficial announced on Tuesday.
Rouhani, Qaboos urge cooperation to tackle Yemen crisis
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called Omani King Qaboos bin Said al Said late on Tuesday to greet him over the Islamic Eid al-Adha.