Rouhani launches major gas pipeline project in Sistan & Balouchestan

Iran’s coverage: Iran says eyeing 14 oil, gas exploration tenders

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Iran plans 14 oil and gas exploration tenders

Iran is readying its first round of oil and gas exploration tenders since the easing of economic sanctions, hoping to attract the likes of BP and Gazprom, an Iranian energy official said on Monday.


Dividing terrorism into good or bad, wrong: Iran police chief

Dividing terrorism into good and bad is a strategic mistake, Iran’s Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari said here on Monday.


Iran casts doubt on US sincerity in Syria ceasefire deal

Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said the policies the US has already adopted regarding Syria call into doubt its intention to stem Syria’s six-year civil war under a recent ceasefire deal jointly brokered by Washington and Moscow.


Iran’s prominence in region stems from nation’s spirit of independence

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Iran’s viewpoint towards the development of the country is intrinsic and receives its progress, legitimacy and security from its people.

Spokesman: Qatar eager to broaden cooperation with Iran

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi announced that Qatari officials have voiced interest in the further development of ties and cooperation with Tehran after Saudi Arabia and its allies darkened relations with Doha.


Iranian Chief of Staff congratulates liberation of Mosul

Chief of Staff of Iranian Armed Forces congratulated Iraqi forces victory in liberating Mosul from Daesh terrorist group.


Tehran, Ankara after free trade agreement

Iran’s industry minister and Turkish ministry of the economy emphasized the need to convert preferential trade agreement between the two sides into a free one.


Senior MP urges S.Arabia to guarantee security of Hajj pilgrims

Vice Chairman of Majlis (Parliament) Article 90 Commission said that no Iranian pilgrims would be sent to Saudi Arabia this year for Hajj congregation unless Riyadh provided essential guarantees for their security.


UN hails Iran’s pioneering role in resolving environmental woes

A UN official has highlighted Iran’s significant role as one of the pioneers in combating dust and sand storms in the Middle East.


Senior MP: Iran to keep up advisory support to Syria

A senior parliamentarian says Iran is to keep up its advisory support for the Syrian government and military in the Arab country’s fight against foreign-backed terrorists.