August 07, The Iran Project – Commemoration of 50th anniversary of foundation of National Iranian Gas Company (NIGC), Iran’s senior MPs trip to Lebanon and Syria, Iran marking the Islamic Human Rights Day, opening ceremony of Rio Olympic Games, Afghanistan National Security Advisor Mohammad Hanif Atmar and Foreign Secretary of Pakistan Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry visit to Iran, honoring of Natinal Journalists’ Day and President Hassan Rouhani due in Baku for trilateral talks among Iran, Russia and Azerbaijan dominated the country’s media outlets in the past week (Aug 01–Aug 07).
An informed Palestinian source said a recent meeting between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and head of the anti-Iran terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) has been held at the request of Saudi Arabia.
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry says it has identified 102 members or supporters of a terrorist group in the western province of Kordestan.
The Republic of Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev described an upcoming visit to Baku by his Iranian counterpart as a sign of amicable and growing relations between the two Muslim neighbors.
Russia and Iran have agreed to hold joint military exercises, the newspaper Izvestia wrote, citing Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu who had earlier met with General Vali Madani, who leads the Iranian delegation at the International War Games 2016 now underway in Russia and Kazakhstan.
A senior Iranian lawmaker says terrorists had been dispatched to Iran from Daesh hotspots in Iraq and Syria, adding that all of them have been identified and arrested by Iranian security forces.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman rejected as interference the expression of concern by certain Western officials and by a UN commissioner about the execution of terrorists in Iran.
Iran imported AK-103’s from Russia, a modern generation of Kalashnikov assault rifles with 30-round magazines.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday honored the National Reporter’s Day.
New Hillary Clinton emails released by the State Department appear to lift the curtain on the bizarre circumstances surrounding Shahram Amiri, an Iranian nuclear scientist who claims to have been abducted by the CIA.
A senior Iranian official has lashed out at some regional countries for setting up unconstructive coalitions to limit the capacities of states in the region, saying any effort to chip away at the unity of Muslim nations will serve the Israeli regime.
Iran says it expects the first deliveries of Airbus planes to be made by the end of 2016 provided that the United States provides the required authorizations for the deliveries.
Iran Khodro Automaker company (IKCO) and MAHLE GmbH of Germany have inked a contract to design and produce a type of 3-cylinder car engines.
Russia says it is still committed to a pledge it has already made to grant two loans worth $2.5 billion to Iran.
Iranian state TV is reporting that a gas pipeline explosion in southern Iran has killed one person and injured three others.
A massive fire on a 42-inch gas pipeline in southern Iran has been contained after leaving one person dead, the National Iranian South Oil Company (NISOC) says.
The Department of Environment is seeking the maximum punishment for a poacher charged with killing a Persian leopard cub in Mazandaran Province.
Shahr-e Sukhteh (The Burnt City), located in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan near the border with Afghanistan, has become Iran’s 17th entry on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List.
Members of Iran’s dispatched squad to Rio Olympic Games paraded in front of the Games guests at the opening ceremony on Saturday while Iranian Olympics and Paralympics gold winner sportswoman Zahra Nemati was Iran’s flag bearer.
The website of Iran’s Arabic-language Al Alam television news network, has been hacked, marking the latest cyber attack against the Tehran-based channel.
The 31-year-old Nemati had hoped to represent Iran at the Olympics much earlier in life – and in taekwondo rather than archery.
A large number of people have taken to the streets in Bahrain to attend the funeral of a political dissident who reportedly died as a result of injuries sustained under torture while in regime custody.
An informed source in the Foreign Ministry has rejected speculations that Iran’s charge d’affaires has exchanged messages with Palestinian ambassador to London.
Remaining elements of Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) will leave Iraq by the end of summer, Iranian Ambassador to Baghdad Hassan Danaiifar said.
Representative of Sheikh Isa Qassim, the spiritual leader of Bahrain’s Shiite majority whose nationality has been revoked by the Al Khalifa regime, reiterated public support for the top religious figure and warned the Manama government of any offensive action against him.
Israeli cyber intelligence company Intsights hacked the Telegram messenger group which militants of the ISIS terrorist group have used for communication and thus revealed their plans for multiple attacks, local media reported Friday.