Tehran, March 06,The Iran Project – Iran’s twin election’s results, Turkish PM and Maltes FM travel to Iran, demise of Ayatollah Abbas Vaezi Tabasi and Zarif’s Asian tour dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Feb.29-Mar.06)
Interior Minister Rahmani Fazli in a press conference in Elections HQ has just announced that the whole list of reformist candidates in Tehran has won the 30 seats of capital in the Parliament.
Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said on Monday that Iran’s nuclear program solely aims to serve lawful purposes and poses no a threat to any regional countries.
The House of Representatives has approved a resolution calling on Tehran to fulfill its promise of assistance in the case of Robert Levinson, a former FBI agent who allegedly went missing in Iran nine years ago.
The U.S. Navy says results of an internal investigation into how 10 American sailors entered Iranian territorial waters have been handed over to the commander overseeing the region for review.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said that relations between Turkey and Iran are extremely important for peace and stability.
Ayatollah Abbas Vaezi Tabasi, the Custodian of Astan Quds Razavi, holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS) and the Supreme Leader’s representative in Razavi, North, and South Khorasan died at the age of 80 at Imam Reza hospital in the city of Mashad Friday morning.
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.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says cooperation between Iran and Turkey will play a positive role in the settlement of regional issues, urging the two countries to focus their efforts on the fight against terrorism.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Saudi Arabia seeks to instigate tensions and insecurity in the Middle East.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in the Indonesian capital on Sunday morning.
President Hassan Rouhani unveiled here on Tuesday two news cars manufactured by Iranian auto producers.
Managing Director of Bank of Industry and Mine has denied reports that SWIFT banking system has not been restored in Iran, saying that money transfer has become operational since 10 days ago.
The deputy of the ministry of industry says Iran ranks fifth in export of machine-woven carpets in the world after China, Turkey, India and Belgium.
The first German bank resumed its activities in Iran, the German NTV announced here Thursday.
Iran expects economic growth of more than 5 percent in 2016 after the lifting of sanctions on the country, state television quoted the central bank governor on Saturday as saying.
Iran complained on Saturday that European banks and companies were too wary about renewing business ties following the lifting of economic sanctions and said it had asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to ease their concerns.
A meeting of Iranian and Turkish economic activists convened in the Iranian capital on Saturday.
The 2015 Iran Human Development Report was put on view in Tehran in the presence of Iran’s Deputy FM as well as the UN resident coordinator in Iran.
Iran, where beaches are segregated by gender and alcohol is banned, is getting its first foreign-branded seaside hotel, complete with swimming pools, bars and a spa.
Representatives from a Norwegian oil services company, Aker Solutions ASA, will sign a memorandum of understating with Iran’s Research Institute of Petroleum Industry (RIPI) to cooperate in petroleum research areas.
FAO representative to Iran says the organization advocates collective partnership in combating water scarcity in Iran.
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.
The Turkish president’s disregard for the rules of diplomacy often gets Recep Tayyip Erdogan into trouble as evidenced by his remarks following the downing of a Russian bomber, Turkey’s BirGün newspaper asserted.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari on Thursday lashed out at the Persian Gulf Cooperation Council for designating Lebanon’s Hezbollah resistance movement a “terrorist group.”
Nigerians have staged fresh protest rallies across the country to call for the immediate release of jailed Shia cleric and leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky.
Turkish police forces in Istanbul have used tear gas and water cannon to disperse hundreds of protesters who had gathered outside the headquarters of the mainstream opposition newspaper Zaman to voice their anger at government’s takeover of the daily.
What defines the Arab identity? Some claim it is language, culture, politics, religion and even history. Others agree upon the shared linguistic, genealogical, and cultural background. The modern Arab identity extends from West Asia to Northern Africa, including Lebanon, the birthplace of Hezbollah. Yet for some Arab states that use their media to spread propaganda, Arabism appears to have become a synonym for betrayal. If so, then Hezbollah is indeed not Arab.
Ankara’s media crackdown marked the end of democracy in Turkey, a journalist from Today’s Zaman newspaper told RT, promising that the media staff would not betray the freedom of expression and cooperate with government-imposed management.