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Ex-diplomat dismisses Pompeo’s anti-Iran claims

Ex-diplomat dismisses Pompeo’s anti-Iran claims

Tehran, May 22, IRNA - Former Iranian chief nuclear negotiator and Princeton University Professor in a message dismissed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s allegations against Iran.

Mogherini to Pompeo: EU committed to Iran Deal

Mogherini to Pompeo: EU committed to Iran Deal

Tehran, May 22, IRNA - High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini in a statement rejected US Secretary of State’s anti-Iran claims.

Foreign Ministry slams Pompeo's anti-Iran statements

Foreign Ministry slams Pompeo's anti-Iran statements

Tehran, May 22, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Ministry in a Monday's statement termed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's cheap statements as a sign of the helplessness of American authorities in the face of Iran.

Iran relationship with Muqtada Sadr friendly, brotherly

Iran relationship with Muqtada Sadr friendly, brotherly

Baghdad, May 22, IRNA – Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi said on Monday that Iranian officials’ relations with Muqtada Sadr are friendly and brotherly.

Iran FM: US imprisoned by delusions, failed policies

Iran FM: US imprisoned by delusions, failed policies

Tehran, May 22, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that the US diplomacy sham is merely a regression to old habits: imprisoned by delusions and failed policies- dictated by groups with special interests.

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Ex-diplomat dismisses Pompeo’s anti-Iran claims

Ex-diplomat dismisses Pompeo’s anti-Iran claims

Tehran, May 22, IRNA - Former Iranian chief nuclear negotiator and Princeton University Professor in a message dismissed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s allegations against Iran.

Mogherini to Pompeo: EU committed to Iran Deal

Mogherini to Pompeo: EU committed to Iran Deal

Tehran, May 22, IRNA - High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini in a statement rejected US Secretary of State’s anti-Iran claims.

Foreign Ministry slams Pompeo's anti-Iran statements

Foreign Ministry slams Pompeo's anti-Iran statements

Tehran, May 22, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Ministry in a Monday's statement termed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's cheap statements as a sign of the helplessness of American authorities in the face of Iran.

Iran relationship with Muqtada Sadr friendly, brotherly

Iran relationship with Muqtada Sadr friendly, brotherly

Baghdad, May 22, IRNA – Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi said on Monday that Iranian officials’ relations with Muqtada Sadr are friendly and brotherly.

Iran FM: US imprisoned by delusions, failed policies

Iran FM: US imprisoned by delusions, failed policies

Tehran, May 22, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that the US diplomacy sham is merely a regression to old habits: imprisoned by delusions and failed policies- dictated by groups with special interests.

Oman orders facilitating activities of Iranian businessmen

Oman orders facilitating activities of Iranian businessmen

Doha, May 21, IRNA – The Omani minister of commerce and industry in an order has called for addressing problems faced by the Iranian businessmen in the Persian Gulf littoral state, announced Iran's Embassy in Muscat.

Iran Parliament after enhanced ties with Turkmenistan: MP

Iran Parliament after enhanced ties with Turkmenistan: MP

Tehran, May 21, IRNA – Based on Iran's foreign policy which prioritizes ties with neighbors, Tehran is after enhanced relations with Ashgabat and removing hindrances to bilateral exchange, a senior Iranian lawmaker announced here on Monday.

German investors visit Iran south province

German investors visit Iran south province

Bushehr, May 21, IRNA – At the invitation of VITOB company, three German investors visited Bushehr Special Economic Zone, in south Iran, said the director-general of the Investment Office of the province.

US disrespects int'l rules by sanctioning top Iran banking official

US disrespects int'l rules by sanctioning top Iran banking official

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – US disrespected the international rules and regulations by imposing sanctions upon top Iranian banking official, Central Bank of Iran (CBI) announced in a statement.

Iran, Greece sign MoU on transport cooperation

Iran, Greece sign MoU on transport cooperation

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – Director General for Transit and International Transport in Iran's Road Maintenance and Transportation Organization (IRMTO) Reza Nafisi acknowledged about signing a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on transport cooperation between Iran and Greece.

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Army announces establishing control over al-Hajar al-Aswad

Army announces establishing control over al-Hajar al-Aswad

Tehran, May 22, IRNA /SANA- Units of the Syrian Arab army have announced establishing control over al-Hajar al-Aswad area in southern Damascus.

FAO representative: Iran amazing in beekeeping

FAO representative: Iran amazing in beekeeping

Tehran, May 21, IRNA - Iran has always had an amazing performance in apiculture, said an official with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

Iran health minister leaves for Geneva

Iran health minister leaves for Geneva

Tehran, May 21, IRNA – Iranian Minister of Health Hassan Qazizadeh-Hashemi left Tehran on Monday for Geneva, Switzerland to participate in the World Health Assembly, 21–26 May, that is to pass the 13th general program of work (GPW).

Tunnel network, IEDS discovered by Army in Hama countryside

Tunnel network, IEDS discovered by Army in Hama countryside

Tehran, May 21, IRNA/ SANA- Units of Syrian Arab Army discovered a tunnel network and sites of terrorists’ remnants in Hour Binfseh in the southern countryside of Hama.

Army close to finishing off terrorists in al-Hajar al-Aswad

Army close to finishing off terrorists in al-Hajar al-Aswad

Tehran, May 20, IRNA/ SANA- Units of Syrian Arab Army have continued advancing in Damascus’ southern part, tightening the noose on the remaining terrorists in the northern part of al-Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood.

Iranian teenagers runner-ups in China soccer tourney

Iranian teenagers runner-ups in China soccer tourney

Tehran, May 21, IRNA – Teenage soccer team of Iranian came second in a soccer tournament that was held in Jiangyin, eastern China.

Iran finishes runner up in FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

Iran finishes runner up in FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour

Tehran, May 21, IRNA - Iranian men's national beach volleyball team ranked second in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour held in Aydin, Turkey.

Iran finishes runner up in world military wresting champ

Iran finishes runner up in world military wresting champ

Tehran, May 18, IRNA – Iran's wrestling team ranked second on Friday in the 33rd World Military Wrestling Championship in Moscow.

Iran wins title in WAKO ASIA Championship 2018

Iran wins title in WAKO ASIA Championship 2018

Tehran, May 14, IRNA – Iran won the first title in WAKO ASIA Championship 2018 in Kyrgyzstan.

Iranian junior free-stylers win Asian championship title

Iranian junior free-stylers win Asian championship title

Tehran, May 14, IRNA – Iranian junior freestyle wrestlers with 6 gold, 2 bronze medals and 196 points ranked 1st in Asian Championships which is underway in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

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China ex-diplomat warns against Trump's uncalculated moves

China ex-diplomat warns against Trump's uncalculated moves

Beijing, May 20, IRNA – World countries should be careful about uncalculated moves by US President Donald Trump and his administration, warned a former Chinese ambassador to Iran.

Malaysian scholar calls for immediate halt to atrocities in Gaza

Malaysian scholar calls for immediate halt to atrocities in Gaza

Kuala Lumpur, May 19, IRNA – President of the Malaysian Consultative Council for Islamic Organization (MAPIM) called for the killing of defenseless Palestinian people by forces of the Zionist regime of Israel to be stopped immediately.

Iraqi FM says US exit from JCPOA, `sheer folly`

Iraqi FM says US exit from JCPOA, 'sheer folly'

Baghdad, May 16, IRNA – The US unilateral withdrawal from the Iran Deal and its move to relocate American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Holy Quds were 'sheer folly' which practically led to damaging Washington's prestige, Iraqi foreign minister said here on Wednesday.

Russian deputy FM denies talking about Iran making concessions

Russian deputy FM denies talking about Iran making concessions

Moscow, May 16, IRNA – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov says he has not said that Iran needs to make concessions in order to save the nuclear agreement.

US must follow Iran nuclear deal: Senior Pak journalist

US must follow Iran nuclear deal: Senior Pak journalist

Islamabad, May 16, IRNA - Managing Director of the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) says that the US administration must follow Iran nuclear deal, officially known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in letter and spirit.

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Ex-diplomat dismisses Pompeo’s anti-Iran claims

Ex-diplomat dismisses Pompeo’s anti-Iran claims

Tehran, May 22, IRNA - Former Iranian chief nuclear negotiator and Princeton University Professor in a message dismissed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s allegations against Iran.

Mogherini to Pompeo: EU committed to Iran Deal

Mogherini to Pompeo: EU committed to Iran Deal

Tehran, May 22, IRNA - High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini in a statement rejected US Secretary of State’s anti-Iran claims.

Foreign Ministry slams Pompeo's anti-Iran statements

Foreign Ministry slams Pompeo's anti-Iran statements

Tehran, May 22, IRNA - Iranian Foreign Ministry in a Monday's statement termed US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's cheap statements as a sign of the helplessness of American authorities in the face of Iran.

Iran relationship with Muqtada Sadr friendly, brotherly

Iran relationship with Muqtada Sadr friendly, brotherly

Baghdad, May 22, IRNA – Iran’s Ambassador to Iraq Iraj Masjedi said on Monday that Iranian officials’ relations with Muqtada Sadr are friendly and brotherly.

Iran FM: US imprisoned by delusions, failed policies

Iran FM: US imprisoned by delusions, failed policies

Tehran, May 22, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Monday that the US diplomacy sham is merely a regression to old habits: imprisoned by delusions and failed policies- dictated by groups with special interests.

Army announces establishing control over al-Hajar al-Aswad

Army announces establishing control over al-Hajar al-Aswad

Tehran, May 22, IRNA /SANA- Units of the Syrian Arab army have announced establishing control over al-Hajar al-Aswad area in southern Damascus.

Iran united, integrated against Trump policies: Envoy

Iran united, integrated against Trump policies: Envoy

London, May 21, IRNA – Iran’s Ambassador in London Hamid Baeidinejad said on Monday that Iran is standing united and integrated against US President Donald Trump’s new policies.

Open letter to Mogherini, European imperative to save Iran nuclear deal

Open letter to Mogherini, European imperative to save Iran nuclear deal

Tehran, May 21, IRNA – Iranian diplomat and former nuclear negotiator, Hossein Mousavian, on Monday released on his tweet account the text of an open letter to the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini regarding EU’s commitment to save Iran nuclear deal, known as JCPOA.

Rouhani: US decision making for Iran, world unacceptable

Rouhani: US decision making for Iran, world unacceptable

Tehran, May 21, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday the new US administration got the country back to 15 years ago, saying that maybe the Americans do something by force but it is illogical they make decisions for the world.

Iran president condoles with Cuban nation on deadly plane crash

Iran president condoles with Cuban nation on deadly plane crash

Tehran, May 21, IRNA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a message on Monday condoled with his Cuban counterpart Miguel Mario Díaz-Canel Bermúdez and the whole Cuban nation on the deadly plane crash in the country on Friday.

Iran will retaliate. Get over it

By: Mohammad Marandi*

Iran will retaliate. Get over it

Tehran, April 27, IRNA - Any further restraint in responding to Israeli aggression will only encourage more violations against Iran and Iranians

The future of Chabahar Port

By Harsh V. Pant *

The future of Chabahar Port

Tehran, Dec 13, IRNA – Last week saw the inauguration of the first phase of the strategic Chabahar port by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the presence of officials from 17 countries.

S. Arabia, UAE military aggression root cause of Yemen’s afflictions

S. Arabia, UAE military aggression root cause of Yemen’s afflictions

Madrid, Dec 7, IRNA - A senior Iranian expert on international relations said on Wednesday that Military aggression of the Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the major cause of Yemen’s current crisis and afflictions.

FICCI SG: India-Iran ties free from influence of third state

FICCI SG: India-Iran ties free from influence of third state

Tehran, Nov 20, IRNA - India has been very clear that its relations with Iran should be independent of its relations with other states, said the secretary general of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

Iran’s stall warmly welcomed in Dublin's charity fair

Iran’s stall warmly welcomed in Dublin's charity fair

London, Nov 20, IRNA – Iran's stall was warmly welcomed by senior foreign diplomats in the International Charity Bazaar (ICB) held in Dublin, Ireland.

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Iraq elections and Saudi Arabia’s failure

By Hassan Hanizadeh*

Iraq elections and Saudi Arabia’s failure

Tehran, May 21, IRNA – Iraq’s electoral commission ultimately announced the final results of the country’s parliamentary elections. The results suggested that a political coalition led by influential Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr won 54 seats — the most seats.

New atmosphere prevailing Iran-Europe economic relations in post-JCPOA era

New atmosphere prevailing Iran-Europe economic relations in post-JCPOA era

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – The US withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on May 8, four days ahead of the deadline (May 12) set by the country’s president, Donald J. Trump, who, later, signed an executive memorandum to unilaterally reinstate nuclear sanctions against Iran.

Trump president of 'Nakba'

By Reza Bahar*

Trump president of 'Nakba'

Tehran, May 16, IRNA - “Our greatest hope is for peace,” said US President Donald Trump at the opening ceremony of the US embassy in al Quds (Jerusalem) on a day described by many as the deadliest day for Palestinians in Gaza border gathered in a show of protest against relocation of American embassy.

Fighting inequality in Asia and the Pacific

By Shamshad Akhtar*

Fighting inequality in Asia and the Pacific

Tehran, May 15, IRNA - Inequality is increasing in Asia and the Pacific. Our region’s remarkable economic success story belies a widening gap between rich and poor. A gap that’s trapping people in poverty and, if not tackled urgently, could thwart our ambition to achieve sustainable development.