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Turkey wants Iran ties beyond energy trade

Turkish Premier Ahmet Davutoglu said the trade between Iran and Turkey must go beyond oil and gas trade and the two countries must cooperate in oil and gas projects in a push to open up a new chapter in their relations.


Iran billionaire Babak Zanjani sentenced to death

Iranian billionaire businessman Babak Zanjani has been sentenced to death for corruption, justice officials say.

Iranians again amazed world in recent elections: President Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the Iranian nation once again amazed the world by their recent massive electoral participation.


Iran, Russia diplomats to discuss Syria crisis in Tehran

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov plans to pay a visit to Tehran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials on mutual issues and the latest regional developments, particularly the crisis in Syria.


German economy minister to visit Iran

German Minister of Economy and Energy Sigmar Gabriel plans to visit Iran, said Iranian Deputy Minister of Road and Transportation Asghar Fakhriyeh-Kashan.


Allies of Israel dub Hezbollah terrorist: IRGC cmdr.

A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says allies of the Zionists have dubbed Lebanon’s resistance movement, Hezbollah, a terrorist organization.


Iran, Malta sign two MoUs in Tehran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his Maltese counterpart George Vella announced the two countries have inked a couple of Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) during a meeting held on Saturday.

Iranian Commander: Saudi aggression against Yemen like Saddam’s war on Iran

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) navy commander said likened the Saudi-led aggression against Yemen to the war launched by former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein on the Islamic Republic.


Iranian top diplomat meets Turkish, Tajik counterparts in Indonesia

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Sunday held talks with his Turkish and Tajik counterparts in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta on various issues, including ways to boost relations between the Islamic Republic and the two countries.


Iran, Saudi FMs greet on sidelines of OIC meeting

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif greeted his Saudi counterpart Adel al-Jubeir on Sunday on the sidelines of meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Jakarta.