Iran Coverage: Iran, Turkey to join hands to settle problems: PM

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Turkish PM says Ankara, Tehran share common goal of ending ethnic conflicts

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that relations between Turkey and Iran are extremely important for peace and stability.

Supreme Leader leads prayers for late Ayatollah Vaez

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei led prayers held for late Ayatollah Abbas Vaez Tabasi in the holy city of Mashad on Saturday morning.

UN Syria envoy says Syrians should decide president Assad’s future

UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said the future of President Bashar al-Assad should be decided by Syrians themselves and should not be decided in advance.

Erdogan suggests ‘new city’ in Syria to house refugees

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has suggested building a ‘new city’ on the Syrian soil to provide shelter to millions of the Arab country’s nationals fleeing the violence in their homeland.

Turkey seizes control of opposition paper Zaman

A Turkish court has ordered a board of trustees to take charge of the mainstream opposition newspaper Zaman.

Iran officially attends Munich Int’l Handicraft Fair for 1st time

Iran officially took part in the 2016 Munich International Handicraft Fair for 1st time which was held for seven days in Munich international fairground, Germany.

Iran and Turkey aim to triple trade to $30 billion

Iran and Turkey aim to triple their annual trade to $30 billion within two years, officials said in Tehran on Saturday, despite the two countries being at odds over fighting in Syria.

Commander: Persian Gulf under IRGC radar

 Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi said the IRGC has all the vessels and warships passing through the Persian Gulf waters under its radar.

Vice President: Tehran, Ankara managing differences for regional stability

Iran and Turkey are trying to resolve their major differences over the Syrian crisis in order to stabilize the volatile region of the Middle East, First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Saturday.

ICAO, British Airways to ink MoU within days

ICAO Director has announced that Iran will sing an MoU with British Airways in the current week.