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Iran President introduces four proposed ministers to Majlis

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani introduced four proposed ministers for Economy; Industry, Mine, and Trade; Roads and Urban Development; and cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare to the Majlis for confidence vote, said a member of Majlis Presiding Board.


Iran, ICRC discuss latest developments in Syria

President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Peter Maurer and Senior Assistance of Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari have reviewed latest developments in Syria on Sunday.

VP Jahangiri: Leader agrees to $500mn withdrawal for pharmaceuticals

Iran’s VP Es’hagh Jahangiri said Sun. that Leader of Islamic Revolution has agreed to the withdrawal of $500 million from Iran’s sovereign wealth fund to support pharmaceutical companies.

German exports to Iran hit rock bottom – Bank report

German exporters to Iran have been feeling the pinch of Washington’s “snapback” sanctions against Tehran.

Iran envoy hails Guardian disclosure

Iran envoy to the UK, Hamid Baeidinejad, in a message appreciated British daily ‘The Guardian’ for its disclosure over Saudi regime’s intervention in organizing Persian media.

Millions of Iranian Shia muslims attend great march of Arbaeen in Iraq

Millions of Iranian Shia pilgrims crossed the borders with Iraq on Saturday, in order to take part at the world’s biggest religious march to arrive in Karbala on October 30 that marks the 40th day after martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) more than 1400 years ago.


‘US’ logistics support makes Saudi war against Yemen last this long’

Iranian Parliament Speaker’s Special Aide Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has said the Saudi military strike against Yemen, sponsored with US’ logistics support, must be stopped since the Yemeni crisis does not have a military solution.


In Moscow: Iran, Russia, India study ways of boosting cooperation

Delegations from Iran, Russia and India met in Moscow on Sunday conferring on the threats of the modern world and hurdles in expanding regional cooperation between the neighboring states.


Iran-Russia non-oil trade up 81 pct in value from March to September

Iran and Russia traded 956,662 tons of non-oil commodities worth 751.38 million U.S. dollars during the first half of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21 – Sept. 22), Eghtesad online news website reported Sunday.

Turkey’s oil import from Iran rises

Turkey has increased its oil imports from Iran during the past 2.5 months and has planned to import at least three oil consignments from Iran every month, Turkish media reported.