Iran’s Minister of Petroleum Bijan Namdar Zanganeh (file photo)

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Iran to sell oil via stock exchange for 3rd time

The third stage of a plan to sell Iranian oil through the stock exchange will kick off this week, the oil minister said.

Iranians rally in front of Swiss Embassy to support detained journalist

Iranian students, journalists and people from different walks of life are holding a demonstration in front of the Swiss Embassy in Tehran, which handles the US consular affairs in Iran, to protest the illegal detention of a US-born anchor working for Iran’s Press TV by the US authorities.

Iran denies ties to Afghan held in Germany for spying

Iran on Saturday denied having any link to an Afghan-German man suspected of spying for Tehran, suggesting his arrest in Germany was part of efforts to mar EU-Iran relations, the state news agency IRNA reported.


Parl. to review Guardian Council’s flaws to CFT today

Iranian Parliament will hold a session Sun. to review a report of flaws pointed out by the Guardian Council on the bill on Iran’s accession to the convention against the funding of terrorism (CFT).


Larijani slams US double standards regarding human rights

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani rebuked the arrest of Marzieh Hashemi, a US-born anchor working for Iran’s Press TV, saying such tricky measures prove Washington’s double standards regarding human rights.

Foreign investment in Iran capital market increased 20-fold between 2013-18

The PBO says total foreign investment in the capital market grew 20-fold over the five-year period between 2013-18.


Iran’s military power rules out any military option

The senior advisor to the commander of Iranian Army says that the capabilities of Iranian armed forces do not allow the enemies to take any action against the country and neutralize their conspiracies.


Iran to host Int’l oil showcase in Kish Island

The 15th International Oil and Energy Exhibition is scheduled to be held in Kish Island from January 21 through 24.


CFT likely to be approved at Iran’s Expediency Council

Mostafa Kavakebian a member of the parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy, said Expediency Council is likely to approve the bill on Iran’s accession to the convention against the funding of terrorism (CFT).


Iran vice presidency slams Press TV presenter’s detention

Iran’s Vice Presidency for Women and Family Affairs has denounced the detention of Press TV news presenter Marzieh Hashemi, who has been imprisoned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) on unspecified charges.