Iran’s coverage: Iranian President to visit Iraq on March 11 with trade delegation

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Iran’s president to visit Iraq on March 11

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani will travel to Iraq on March 11 for an official visit.


Leader says martyrs invite society to avoid fear

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution believes that martyrs’ “everlasting message” invites the society to keep away from fear and dejection.


FM Zarif: Pakistan, India should not wage war as ‘we are all sitting in one ship’

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called for reducing tensions between Pakistan and India, saying that violence will bring peace to nobody.


In Tehran, US activists slam Trump for scrapping Iran deal

Visiting Tehran, members of an anti-war NGO based in the US criticize the Washington administration for abandoning the multilateral 2015 nuclear deal and re-imposing bans on Iran, saying such a move is the outcome extensive lobbying by the Israeli and Saudi regimes, America’s staunchest allies in the Middle East.

Idea of using destructive weapons should change in favor of dialogue: Iran FM

Iranian foreign minister here on Thursday underlined importance of changing the ideology of domination and using destructive weapons into that of dialogue worldwide and regionally.


Iran, Armenia sign information transit agreement

Minister of Communications and Information Technology Mohammad Javad Azari-Jahromi said on Wednesday that Companies from Qatar, Armenia and Iran signed a cooperation agreement today to transit information from Persian Gulf to Europe.


Gen. Soleimani says Leader’s meeting with Assad ‘not a minor thing’

IRGC Quds Force’s Commander Major General Ghasem Soleimani said that recent meeting of Islamic Revolution Leader Ayatollah Khamenei and Syrian President Bashar Assad is by no means a ‘minor thing’.


Pakistan welcomes regional efforts to defuse Pak-India tensions

Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson has welcomed efforts by international community to defuse tension between Pakistan and India.


Armenian PM in Isfahan to visit tourist attractions

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan arrived in this central historical Iranian province of Isfahan on Thursday to visit historical tourist attractions here.


Iran sympathies with Egyptian people over deadly train accident

Iranian Foreign Ministry has extended deepest sympathies to the Egyptian nation over a deadly fire in Cairo’s train station which led to the death of dozens of people.