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Saudi withholding Iranians’ blood money: Iran Hajj official

The head of Iran’s Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization says Saudi Arabia continues to withhold all cooperation toward compensating the victims of a deadly crush during Hajj pilgrimage rituals last year.

Iran expresses concern over Turkey military operation in Syria

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Tuesday evening expressed concern over continuation of Turkey military operation in Syria.

Iran’s security is exemplary: commander

Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base Commander Farzad Esmayeeli said on Tuesday that security of Iran is “exemplary.”


World’s silence on Saudi crimes in Yemen ‘inexcusable’

Iranian Parliament’s General Director for International Affairs said the silence of international community toward the heinous crimes of Saudi Arabia against the defenseless people of Yemen is ‘inexcusable’.


FLSmidth considers Iran one of its most important markets

Per Mejnert Kristensen, the president of cement division of Denmark’s FLSmidth Company, told the Tehran Times that his company considers Iran as one of its most important markets.

Iran’s Zarif to attend UN general assembly conference

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif would take part in the 71st UN annual General Assembly conference in New York, said Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Majid Takht-Ravanchi.


Araqchi, Ryabakov to review cooperation on setting up two power plants

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov is to confer with Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs and head of special board monitoring implementation of the JCPOA Abbas Araqchi on selling of heavy water to Russia and setting up two power plants.

Petition signed against MP who punched journalist in face

After an open parliamentary session on Monday, August 29, Ghazipour was approached by a reporter who questioned his plans to create a Turkish-speaking legislative faction.


Iran, Pakistan agree to ditch dollar

Iran and Pakistan have signed an agreement to re-establish banking relationship and carry out trade transactions in local currencies.


Zarif to sign treaty on Iran’s accession to ASEAN in Laos

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif is going to sign a document on Iran’s accession to the Treaty of Amity & Cooperation in Southeast Asia Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).