Iran coverage: Iran open to investment, win-win economic exchange:Rouhani

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Iran open to investment, win-win economic exchange:Rouhani

Tehran, Jan 26, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday in Rome, Italy, that Iran follows a win-win policy in economy as it did so in politics.


President urges collective cooperation for peaceful co-existance in world

Tehran, Jan 26, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani encouraged collective cooperation for helping peaceful co-existance in the world.

Grandson of Iran’s Khomeini excluded from elections

The grandson of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, founder of the Islamic Republic on Iran, has been excluded from contesting elections next month, his son said Tuesday.

Leader sends message to 24th national conference on Namaz (prayers)

Tehran, Jan 26, IRNA – All should know that promoting Namaz is the most effective way to reduce social sufferings, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution said.

Russian-Iranian simplified visa agreement takes effect February 6

The Russian Foreign Ministry said that Russia’s agreement with Iran simplifying visa requirements for tourists, businesspersons and other categories of travellers will take effect in two weeks.


President Rouhani arrives in Vatican

Rome, Jan 26, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani arrived in the Vatican City to meet Pope Francis here on Tuesday.


Final stage of Velayat 94 naval drill to be hold Wed.

TEHRAN, Jan. 26 (MNA) – Iran’s Navy commander announced the final stage of the large-scale naval maneuver codenamed ‘Velayat 94’ will be launched on Wednesday.

Rouhani says Italy’s Renzi will visit Iran in coming months

DUBAI (Reuters) – Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will visit Iran in the coming months to boost economic ties, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani tweeted on Tuesday, during a visit to Rome that has yielded billions of dollars of business deals.


Syria opposition to meet in Riyadh, casts doubt on talks

The Syrian opposition cast doubt on whether it would go to peace talks planned for Friday, throwing U.N. diplomatic efforts into question and accusing the United States of adopting Iranian and Russian ideas for solving the conflict.

Iran to set up trade center in Astrakhan, Russia in 2016

Tehran, January 26, The Iran Project – Iran will set up a trade center in Russian city of Astrakhan in 2016, an official at consulate of the Islamic Republic in the city announced.