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We can’t start all over again with US: FM Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif told The New Yorker that any prospect for talks with US hinges on a relationship based on some “foundations”, saying that Iran is waiting for some sense of “realism”.

Iranians selling their greenbacks overnight as Rial regains lost value

Huge crowds of people are seen in viral photos and videos flocking to foreign currency markets on Monday night to sell their US dollars as its rate went on a downhill spiral and experienced a historic plunge of over 20 percent in a few hours.


Syria FM says Iran coordinated its ballistic missile strikes

Syrian foreign minister says Iranian ballistic missiles that targeted militants in eastern Syria the previous day are part of “legitimate” cooperation between the two countries to combat terrorism.

IAEA says its independence is paramount after Israel’s Iran allegations

The U.N. nuclear watchdog has said its independence is paramount and it does not take intelligence presented to it at face value, in an apparent response to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s description of a “secret atomic warehouse” in Iran.


All know S. Arabia is main sponsor of terrorism: Iran envoy

Iran’s representative to United Nations General Assembly dismissed Saudi Arabia accusations against Iran, saying that all know Saudis are leading sponsor of terrorism and major destabilizer in the region and world.

Iran wins UN non-communicable diseases prevention award

The United Nations Interagency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Non-communicable Diseases (UNIATF) conferred Iran and some other countries on its first award.

Jahangiri apologizes to Iranians over problems as rial firms

Vice President Es’haq Jahangiri has apologized to Iranians over economic problems in the face of US sanctions, assuring that state authorities are working “day and night” to tackle them.


Ofcom investigates TV network over interview praising attack in Iran

Saudi-linked Iran International TV gave airtime to supporter of assault that killed 24 at military parade.


Iran reaches 400 mln euro deal with Syria to build a power plant – ISNA

Iran has struck a deal with Damascus to build a 400 million euro ($460 million) power plant in Syria’s coastal city of Latakia, a potentially lucrative deal for Tehran to deepen its economic role after years of fighting in the Syrian conflict.

Putin can meet with energy ministers of Iran and Saudi Arabia on October 3

Russian President Vladimir Putin will take part in the plenary session ‘Sustainable Energy for a Changing World’ during the Russian Energy Week International Forum.