Iran’s coverage: Iran, Russia ink coop. roadmap

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Tehran, Moscow ink coop. roadmap

Iran and Russia signed a cooperation roadmap at St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.


Iran in talks with Russia-led EEU on free-trade pact: state media

Iran is in talks with the Russia-led Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) to forge a free-trade pact, state-run media said, amid problems in securing fresh Western investment despite the lifting of most global sanctions against Tehran.


Iran envoy at IAEA: UN nuclear watchdog reaffirms Iran compliance with JCPOA

Iran’s Ambassador and permanent representative in International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Reza Najafi said on Friday that the Agency has once more confirmed that Iran’s all nuclear activities are within the framework of its landmark nuclear deal with the Group 5+1.


Lukoil to sign Iran oil deals ‘within months’

Russia’s energy giant Lukoil says it expects to sign oil project development contracts with Iran within the next few months.

Barzani: Iran, Iraqi Kurdistan taking common stances in fighting terrorism

President of Iraqi Kurdistan Masoud Barzani highlighted common stances taken between Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan in fighting terrorism and Takfiri thoughts.


Large explosion rocks Iranian city of Shiraz

An explosion rocked the Iranian city of Shiraz at around 1:00 a.m local time.


Russia, Iran, Turkey work on Syrian de-escalation zones — diplomat

Military experts continue the work on finalizing the memorandum on setting up de-escalation zones.

Siemens sees $100mn investment opportunity in Iran

Peter Adam, Vice President for Oil & Gas in the Industrial Applications Division of Siemens, has been visiting Iran for more than two decades.


Free gas export to Turkey sparks controversy in Iran

Iran’s free gas export to Turkey has given rise to a considerable controversy in the country with some calling it a great loss inflicted on the national treasury for which the incumbent government is to blame, and some saying that Ankara has already paid for the gas it is receiving from Tehran for free.

Leader to address late Imam Khomeini 28th death anniversary

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei is to deliver a speech in the 28th anniversary of the sad demise of the late Imam Khomeini, Founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran.