Iran, Kazakhstan sign 66 documents
Iranian and Kazakh officials signed 66 documents for cooperation between public and private sectors during a visit by the Kazakh president to Tehran.
Yemen cease-fire comes into effect
A UN-brokered cease-fire was taking hold in Yemen on Monday, raising hopes that peace talks due next week may finally resolve the country’s devastating conflict.
Wild tiger population rising for first time in 100 years
The world’s count of wild tigers roaming forests from Russia to Vietnam has gone up for the first time in more than a century, with some 3,890 counted by conservation groups and national governments in the latest global census, wildlife conservation groups said Monday.
Italian PM, Mogherini due in Tehran
Obama: Libya aftermath ‘worst mistake’
President Barack Obama said the worst mistake of his presidency was a lack of planning for the aftermath of the 2011 toppling of Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi.
UK minister: London ready to develop Iran’s aviation industry
Britain’s Transport Minister Robert Goodwill said his country is ready to help development of Iran airport and aviation industry.
Rouhani to visit Turkey in coming days
President Hassan Rouhani will visit Turkey in the coming days, Iranian head of Iran-Turkey joint economic commission Mahmoud Vaezi said.
First phase of S-300 delivery deal completed
Iranian Foreign Ministry said Monday Tehran and Moscow have begun implementing a contract on Russia’s delivery of S-300 missile defense systems to the Islamic Republic.
Army to hold drills, unveil military gear
Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force announced Monday that his forces will stage dozens of drills, including 4 major maneuvers, in the current Iranian year (March 2016- March 2017), during which a series of new homegrown weapons will be also unveiled.
Four Iranian military advisors martyred in Syria
Four Iranian Army commandos were martyred in Syria on an advisory mission.
Pakistani flotilla to pay goodwill visit to Iranian port
Pakistani Navy Flotilla is going to visit Iranian port of Bandar Abbas in a goodwill gesture, suggests a press release from the Pakistani Embassy in Tehran.
Tehran and Astana chart new course, ink 66 documents worth $2b
Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev arrived at Tehran on Monday to chart a new course in bilateral ties with Tehran, inking 66 documents with a value of 2 billion dollars.
Iran Plast to pave way for petchem exports, modern technology
The 10th International Exhibition of Plastic, Rubber, Machinery and Equipment of Iran, dubbed Iran Plast 2016, will pave the way for exporting petrochemical products and acquiring modern technology, according to Mohammad Maqareh, the director of the event.
Saudi Arabia violates truce agreement in Yemen
Saudi warplanes have reportedly bombarded a number of areas in Yemen’s southwestern province of Ta’izz, violating a UN-brokered truce agreement that had just taken effect.
Iran’s oil revenue jumps 90% after lifting of sanctions
After the removal of sanctions Iranian oil revenue has increased by 90 percent, IRNA news agency reported.
‘Iran, EU drafting nuclear cooperation document’
Spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran has said Tehran is drafting a document on nuclear cooperation with the European Union (EU). Behrouz Kamalvandi let slip the news in an interview with al-Alam News Network on Sunday, declining to comment further.
Fajr festival announces jury for Eastern Vista
The 34th Fajr International Film Festival announced the jury for the Asian and Islamic countries section — Eastern Vista on Monday.
Army planning 4 major drills over one year
The Iranian Army announced on Monday that plans to hold four major military exercises during the current Iranian calendar year which started on March 20.
Iran says first phase of implementing S300 missile deal completed
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said on Monday that the first phase of the delivery of the Russian S300 missile systems to Iran has been completed.
Rafsanjani: Iran will overcome obstacles by relying on people
Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, the chairman of the Expediency Council, said on Monday that Iran will remove all the obstacles by relying on its people.
Energy strategy should conform to current needs: VP
Iran’s First Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri said on Monday that the national energy strategy should conform to the country’s current needs.
Larijani calls for expansion of ties with Finland
Iranian Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani said on Monday Iran and Finland have always enjoyed friendly relations and should expand economic ties.