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Iran FM Zarif: Daesh not over yet

The idea that Daesh is over should not come to anybody, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said here on Saturday.

31st Khwarizmi Intl. Award kicks off in Tehran

The 31st Khwarizmi International Award (KIA) has gone underway at IRIB International Conference Center in Tehran in the presence of President Rouhani and a number of Iranian and foreign researchers.

Iran rejects defense talks, supply of missiles to Yemen

 The Iranian foreign ministry once again categorically rejected talks with foreign states to work out a deal on Iran’s defense and missile program.

Russia to continue Astana process in cooperation with Iran, Turkey

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that his country in cooperation with Iran and Turkey would try to go ahead with the Astana process for Syrian peace settlement.

US curbs bid to take Iran off FATF financial blacklist

The world’s financial watchdog has extended a waiver for punitive measures against Iran for another six months but refused to remove the country from its blacklist.

Iran hints at seaborne reactors while respecting nuclear deal

Iran has fired a diplomatic warning shot at Washington by raising the prospect of building nuclear reactors for ships while staying within the limits set by its atomic deal with major powers, a U.N. nuclear watchdog report showed on Thursday.

Rouhani predicts ‘better future’ for Iran’s scientific progress

 While hailing the country’s new tech. achievements in recent years, President Rouhani predicted a “better future” ahead of Iran’s research and scientific progress.

Zarif calls for US commitments under JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad-Javad Zarif said here on Saturday that the US should be commuted to its obligations under the 2015 nuclear deal as soon as possible.

Iran, UK reach ‘major’ decision on Yemen war: Envoy

Iran and Britain have come to major decisions on settlement of a crisis in Yemen which has turned into a full-fledged inhuman war, Iran’s ambassador to London announced.

FFIRI complains to AFC over Saudis’ disrespect in Champions League match

The Football Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) has lodged a complaint with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) against professional football club Al-Hilal of Saudi Arabia over its players’ failure to observe a period of silence for the victims of a recent plane crash in central Iran.