Iran’s coverage: Iran president rules out military approach to Yemen crisis

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President in a phone call with Qatari Emir: No obstacle for developing ties

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran welcomed development of relations between Tehran and Doha and stressed that there is no obstacle on the way of development of relations with the friend and brother country of Qatar and that Tehran will still stand by Doha.

 

Iranian, Russian, Turkish officials in Geneva for new round of Syria peace talks

The UN envoy for Syria will meet on Monday with representatives from Iran, Russia and Turkey in Geneva to work towards a new constitution for the war-ravaged country.

 

Rouhani: Providing basic goods to people a priority for govt.

People should be certain that production or provision of required goods for the society and solving any issue in production sectors are government’s priority, according to Iranian president.

 

Iran, Switzerland hold 3rd round political consultations

After holding two rounds of political consultations in Bern in June 2016 and 2017, Iran and Switzerland held the 2018 edition (third round) of the talks in Tehran on Monday.

Man hanged for killing cops in Tehran mob attack

A rioter who had driven a bus into a group of police officers during a February mob attack in north Tehran was hanged at a correctional facility on Monday.

 

Iran to open office in S. Arabia to protect Iranian Hajj pilgrims

Preliminary agreements have been made to open an office in Saudi Arabia to solve the potential problems of Iranians during Hajj pilgrimage, said Head of Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization on Monday.

 

Pres. Rouhani to visit Austria, Switzerland

Accepting invitations extended by Swiss and Austrian presidents, Iranian President Rouhani will travel to these two European countries in late June.

 

Iranian minister urges FIFA to pay its frozen money

Iran’s Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Massoud Soltanifar has called on the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to release the Islamic Republic’s frozen money as soon as possible.

 

De Mistura calls Russia-Iran-Turkey meeting on Syria ‘very important’

The meeting in Geneva on Syria between Russia, Iran and Turkey due to begin on Monday is very important, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura told TASS.

 

Iran resumes train service to Turkey’s Van after 3 years

Iran says it has launched a train service to Turkey’s Van after a hiatus of about three years with officials expressing hope that it would help increase the number of tourists travelling on either side of the border.