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IRGC General urges Assad to pursue political solution to Syria crisis

A senior Iranian military official has urged Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to pursue a political solution to the crisis in the country in tandem with armed struggles.


French FM Le Drian to arrive in Tehran tonight

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will arrive in Tehran Sun. night to hold talks with senior Iranian officials on a plethora of topics concerning bilateral ties and regional issues, FM spox Ghasemi said.


Iran rejects talks with EU over Tehran Middle East influence

Iran has rejected reports that Tehran and several EU nations have begun negotiations over the Islamic Republic’s role in the Middle East.


Iran confirms finding crashed plane’s black box

Director for Rublic Relations of Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) Reza Jafarzadeh on Sunday confirmed the reports of finding the black box of Iran Aseman Airlines crashed ATR plane.


Rouhani calls for transparency in banking operations

President Rouhani urged banks and financial institutions to exercise utmost transparency in their dealings in order to improve the global view on Iran’s monetary system.

Tehran, Rome seal deal on building solar power station

The Islamic Republic of Iran and Italy have clinched a contract on the construction of a solar power station.


Syrian president, Iranian diplomat discuss issues of interest

A senior advisor to Iran foreign minister in political affairs who is in Damascus heading a delegation conferred with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday.


Central Bank chief hails economic growth in Iran
Governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) Valiollah Seif highlighted the administration’s success to push down inflation and stimulate economic growth after years, saying the country’s economic growth rate hit 12.5 percent last year.
Syria’s Aleppo expects Iran power boost soon

The power supply in Syria’s Aleppo will be boosted this year thanks to new capacity installed by its ally Iran, a step towards reviving the industrial hub whose electricity grid has been destroyed in seven years of war, a Syrian official said.

France tells Iran risks sanctions if ballistic missile issue not handled

France’s foreign minister told Iran ahead of a visit to Tehran on Monday that the country needed to address concerns over its ballistic missile program or risked new sanctions.