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FM: 20 pc of Caspian Sea resources should belong to Iran

FM: 20 pc of Caspian Sea resources should belong to Iran

Tehran, Aug 16, IRNA - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran believes that it should own 20 percent of the Caspian Sea resources and the issue of an 11-percent share originates from an illusory line related to the former regime of Iran.

Death toll from Kabul suicide attack rises to 48

Death toll from Kabul suicide attack rises to 48

Kabul, Aug 15, IRNA - A suicide attack on an education center in the Afghanistan capital city of Kabul Wednesday killed 48 and wounded 67 others.

Syria determined to get back every piece of its territory

Syria determined to get back every piece of its territory

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA - Syrian Deputy Foreign and expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad affirmed on Wednesday that Syria is determined to get back every piece of its territory to the control of the Syrian state.

Army destroys terrorists sites in Idleb southern countryside

Army destroys terrorists sites in Idleb southern countryside

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA -Units of Syrian Arab Army carried out intensive operations against terrorists’ gatherings and defense lines in the direction of the southeastern part of Idleb province.

Iran, German oil companies sign cooperation pact

Iran, German oil companies sign cooperation pact

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA – Iran's Sepahan Oil Company (SOC) and the German ADL company on Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement.

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FM: 20 pc of Caspian Sea resources should belong to Iran

FM: 20 pc of Caspian Sea resources should belong to Iran

Tehran, Aug 16, IRNA - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran believes that it should own 20 percent of the Caspian Sea resources and the issue of an 11-percent share originates from an illusory line related to the former regime of Iran.

Death toll from Kabul suicide attack rises to 48

Death toll from Kabul suicide attack rises to 48

Kabul, Aug 15, IRNA - A suicide attack on an education center in the Afghanistan capital city of Kabul Wednesday killed 48 and wounded 67 others.

Syria determined to get back every piece of its territory

Syria determined to get back every piece of its territory

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA - Syrian Deputy Foreign and expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad affirmed on Wednesday that Syria is determined to get back every piece of its territory to the control of the Syrian state.

Army destroys terrorists sites in Idleb southern countryside

Army destroys terrorists sites in Idleb southern countryside

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA -Units of Syrian Arab Army carried out intensive operations against terrorists’ gatherings and defense lines in the direction of the southeastern part of Idleb province.

Iran envoy to Iraq confers with UN official

Iran envoy to Iraq confers with UN official

Baghdad, Aug 15, IRNA – Iranian envoy to Iraq on Wednesday discussed issues of mutual interest with UN secretary-general's special representative for Iraq.

Iran, German oil companies sign cooperation pact

Iran, German oil companies sign cooperation pact

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA – Iran's Sepahan Oil Company (SOC) and the German ADL company on Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement.

IranPharma Expo 2018; to link culture, industry

IranPharma Expo 2018; to link culture, industry

Tehran, Aug 16, IRNA – This year's IranPharma Expo will be a stronger link between culture and industry compared to the previous edition, an Iranian official said.

Iran's territorial waters in Caspian Sea increase to 15 miles

Iran's territorial waters in Caspian Sea increase to 15 miles

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA – Under the terms of a new Caspian Sea Legal Regime Convention, Iran's territorial waters in the Sea has increased from 10 miles to 15 miles, Head of Iran Fisheries Organization Hassan Salehi said on Wednesday.

Mazandaran non-oil export rises 14%

Mazandaran non-oil export rises 14%

Sari, Aug 15, IRNA-Non oil exports of Mazandarn Province have grown 14 % this year despite imposition of the U.S sanctions, head of Mazandaran Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines Abdollah Mohajer said on Wednesday.

Iran 4th fig producer in world

Iran 4th fig producer in world

Sari, Aug 15, IRNA – By yielding 80,000 tons of fig per year, Iran is the fourth producer of fig in the world, said the ministry of agriculture jihad general manager for tropical and semi-tropical fruits.

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Iran, Armenia to broaden nano-technology ties

Iran, Armenia to broaden nano-technology ties

Moscow, Aug 15, IRNA – Iranian Envoy to Armenia Kazem Sajjadi and Armenian Minister of Education and Science Arayik Harutyunyan, during a recent meeting in Yerevan, emphasized development of cooperation between the two nations in the nano-technology field.

13 universities of Iran among top global universities

13 universities of Iran among top global universities

Tehran,Aug 15, IRNA - The 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) was released today by ShanghaiRanking Consultancy and 13 Iranian universities were placed among 1,000 top global universities, Islamic World Science Citation Center's (ISC) caretaker Mohammad Javad Dehghani said.

Ancient vegetable seeds found in Boukan

Ancient vegetable seeds found in Boukan

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA – Documentary and settlement sequence study explorations led to discovery of three-thousand-year-old vegetable seeds.

Golestan Palace's masterpieces returned from Louvre

Golestan Palace's masterpieces returned from Louvre

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA - 19 handicrafts of Golestan Palace's art masterpieces have been returned to Iran from 'The Rose Empire' exhibition of Lourve Museum, Masoud Nosrati, director of the historical site announced on Wednesday.

Iranian police killed by gunmen

Iranian police killed by gunmen

Kermanshah, Aug 15, IRNA – An Iranian police officer has been shot dead in the western Iranian Province of Kermanshah, a local official said on Wednesday.

Iran ranks 2nd in 2018 AVC Cup

Iran ranks 2nd in 2018 AVC Cup

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA – Iran's U-21 national volleyball team lost the final game of the 6th Asian Men's Volleyball Cup – also known as 2018 AVC Cup – against Qatar on Wednesday to rank second in the tournament.

Iran defeats Malaysia in handball

Iran defeats Malaysia in handball

Jakarta, Aug 15, IRNA – Iranian national handball team overpowered Malaysia in the 18th Asian Games which is underway in Jakarta and Palembang.

Iran, Japan to hold symbolic wrestling competition

Iran, Japan to hold symbolic wrestling competition

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA – Japanese cultural attaché to Iran suggested holding symbolic wrestling competitions between Iran and Japan.

Iran nominated for holding veteran wrestling world champs

Iran nominated for holding veteran wrestling world champs

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA – Iranian Wrestling Federation has submitted a proposal to the United World Wrestling (UWW) to host world wrestling veteran championship

Iranian female football referees to officiate in Jakarta

Iranian female football referees to officiate in Jakarta

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA – Iranian female football referees Mahsa Qorbani and Bahareh Seyfi will judge the Japan and Thailand soccer match on Aug 16 in Jakarta.

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S.Arabia emboldened by US silence, West mixed policy: American Activist

S.Arabia emboldened by US silence, West mixed policy: American Activist

New York, Aug 14, IRNA – Saudi Arabia has become emboldened by the silence of the US government, as well as the contradiction in the Western countries’ foreign policy that are selling weapons to Riyadh and at the same time condemning its war crimes, a US human right activist said.

Indonesian envoy hails Iran goodwill

By: Ali Izadi

Indonesian envoy hails Iran goodwill

Tehran, Aug 11, IRNA - Indonesian Ambassador to Iran Octavino Alimudin hailed Iran's friendly and sincere attitude towards Indonesia.

ASA mainly focusing on humanitarian subjects

Interviewed by Maryam Azish

ASA mainly focusing on humanitarian subjects

Tehran, Aug 12, IRNA - Iranian Secretary of the 2nd International Humanitarian Film Festival (ASA) said the event has put its spotlight on humanitarian subjects in a bid to improve the quality of lives of humans on the planet.

Iran to easily overcome US sanctions: Chinese analyst

Iran to easily overcome US sanctions: Chinese analyst

Beijing, Aug 7, IRNA – Iran's economy is capable to overcome the US sanctions with the least difficulty, a Chinese economic analyst has said, arguing that the measures are not supported by the international community.

Deal of Century launched decades ago: Palestinian politician

Deal of Century launched decades ago: Palestinian politician

Beirut, Aug 6, IRNA – The American plan known as Deal of the Century aimed at eradicating the Palestine cause has long been launched, without being officially announced, a Palestinian politician said.

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FM: 20 pc of Caspian Sea resources should belong to Iran

FM: 20 pc of Caspian Sea resources should belong to Iran

Tehran, Aug 16, IRNA - Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran believes that it should own 20 percent of the Caspian Sea resources and the issue of an 11-percent share originates from an illusory line related to the former regime of Iran.

Death toll from Kabul suicide attack rises to 48

Death toll from Kabul suicide attack rises to 48

Kabul, Aug 15, IRNA - A suicide attack on an education center in the Afghanistan capital city of Kabul Wednesday killed 48 and wounded 67 others.

Syria determined to get back every piece of its territory

Syria determined to get back every piece of its territory

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA - Syrian Deputy Foreign and expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad affirmed on Wednesday that Syria is determined to get back every piece of its territory to the control of the Syrian state.

Army destroys terrorists sites in Idleb southern countryside

Army destroys terrorists sites in Idleb southern countryside

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA -Units of Syrian Arab Army carried out intensive operations against terrorists’ gatherings and defense lines in the direction of the southeastern part of Idleb province.

Iran, German oil companies sign cooperation pact

Iran, German oil companies sign cooperation pact

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA – Iran's Sepahan Oil Company (SOC) and the German ADL company on Wednesday signed a cooperation agreement.

Iran ranks 2nd in 2018 AVC Cup

Iran ranks 2nd in 2018 AVC Cup

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA – Iran's U-21 national volleyball team lost the final game of the 6th Asian Men's Volleyball Cup – also known as 2018 AVC Cup – against Qatar on Wednesday to rank second in the tournament.

Iran envoy to Iraq confers with UN official

Iran envoy to Iraq confers with UN official

Baghdad, Aug 15, IRNA – Iranian envoy to Iraq on Wednesday discussed issues of mutual interest with UN secretary-general's special representative for Iraq.

Huge blast hits Afghan capital

Huge blast hits Afghan capital

Kabul, Aug 15, IRNA - A large explosion hit an educational center in the west of the Afghan capital, Kabul on Wednsday.

IranPharma Expo 2018; to link culture, industry

IranPharma Expo 2018; to link culture, industry

Tehran, Aug 16, IRNA – This year's IranPharma Expo will be a stronger link between culture and industry compared to the previous edition, an Iranian official said.

Iran's territorial waters in Caspian Sea increase to 15 miles

Iran's territorial waters in Caspian Sea increase to 15 miles

Tehran, Aug 15, IRNA – Under the terms of a new Caspian Sea Legal Regime Convention, Iran's territorial waters in the Sea has increased from 10 miles to 15 miles, Head of Iran Fisheries Organization Hassan Salehi said on Wednesday.

Should Iran exit the nuclear deal and take the Pyongyang option?

News analysis by Mohammad Marandi*

Should Iran exit the nuclear deal and take the Pyongyang option?

Tehran, June 30, IRNA - After US President Donald Trump’s amusing news conference in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Yong-un and the subsequent fallout, I recalled how the malicious, libellous and anonymous author Junius, depicting another unsavoury character in 1771, wrote: 'As for Mr Wedderburne, there is something about him, which even treachery cannot trust.'

What’s the reason for all the blind hatred against Iran?

Saber al-Daghamseh*

What’s the reason for all the blind hatred against Iran?

Tehran, June 18, IRNA - Every morning, after having each meal and before falling asleep at night, they swear at Iran and insult the country, labeling it as an evil, adding they are afraid of an imaginary demon called ‘Shia’.

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.

Viewpoint

Pakistan, achievements and challenges

Pakistan, achievements and challenges

Islamabad, Aug 14, IRNA - Since the creation of Pakistan way back in 1947 the country has seen many ups and downs and still it is subject to many challenges.

The last racist

By Hossein Ziaee*

The last racist

Tehran, Aug 14, IRNA - Political analysts could hardly have imagined that “the last racist” would rear its head from the US rather than Europe, and that Donald Trump, as a national threat, would divide the German society into two parts and pit them against each other.

World must arrive at consensus to counter sanctions policy

World must arrive at consensus to counter sanctions policy

Tehran, Aug 13, IRNA - The increased use of sanctions as a restricting foreign policy tool by certain countries, particularly the US, comes as such approaches can have tremendous negative strategic, security and economic impacts on the entire world.

Canada and business of human rights

By Reza Bahar*

Canada and business of human rights

Tehran, Aug 11, IRNA - Recent feud between Riyadh and Ottawa over the latter's criticism of the arrest of Samar Badawi, a Saudi women's rights activist, shows very well that when it comes to business, parties tend to review their approach toward all universal moralities and rights they ardently claim to uphold.