Pres. attends congress of Martyr's Day Commemoration

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Pres. Rouhani: Holy Shrines redlines of Islamic Republic

President Hassan Rouhani reaffirmed that Holy Shrines are the redlines of the Islamic Republic and any attack by terrorists would be responded severely.President Hassan Rouhani attended the third National Congress to commemorate Martyr’s Day held in the Al-Ghadir Hall of Foreign Ministry on Saturday morning.

Saudi Arabia, Iran must shape ‘cold peace,’ Obama says

Wars and chaos in the Middle East will not end until Saudi Arabia and Iran can find a way to “share the neighborhood” and make some kind of peace, U.S. President Barack Obama said in a magazine interview released on Thursday.

Iran urges facilitation of banking operations, trade exchanges

Iran calls for the facilitation of its banking transactions and trade exchanges with world countries following the January removal of sanctions against Tehran, the chief of staff of President Hassan Rouhani says.


US to raise concerns over Iran’s ballistic tests at UN council Monday

US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said that the United States will address its concerns over a series of ballistic missile tests by Iran on Monday.


NPC, Total agree to build petchem complex in Iran

Iran’s National Petrochemical Company (NPC) and the French energy Giant, Total, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to build a petrochemical complex in Iran.


US fears obstructing trade with Iran – UK

British trade officials say fears from US punitive measures is preventing the country’s businesses to approach the Iranian market.


Iran FM arrives in New Zealand

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in New Zealand capital, Wellington early Saturday as the fifth leg of his Asia-Pacific tour.


Japan to supply Iran with medical devices

Japan is to deliver medical devices worth 1.2 billion yen ($10.5 million) to Iran as per a grant aid agreement which is being entered into effect Saturday.


Australia ready to boost trade with Iran

The Australian government on Saturday expressed determination to expand trade activities with Iran in a post-sanctions era.


Nahavandian: Iran to regain oil market quota

Head of the Presidential office Mohammad Nahavandian said on Friday that Iran will regain its quota in the oil market.