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Iran, Switzerland Discuss Bilateral, Regional Issues

Iran and Switzerland have held a fresh round of their bilateral political negotiations in Tehran.

Iran President Calls for Regional Dialogue to Resolve Conflicts

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has rejected the adventurous policies pursued by certain regional states, calling for negotiations to resolve the conflicts in the Middle East.

Netherlands Hosting “Iran, Cradle of Civilisation” Exhibition

An exhibition of Iranian historical items has opened in the Dutch city of Assen to introduce the Iranian civilisation to the visitors.

Iranian Diplomat in Geneva for Syria Talks

Senior Assistant to Iran’s foreign minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari has travelled to the Swiss city of Geneva to join his Russian and Turkish counterparts as well as UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura in a fresh round of international talks on Syria peace.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on June 18

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday, June 18, and picked headlines from 16 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Ancient Metal Melting Sites Found in Northwest of Iran

Iranian archaeologists have found significant traces of ancient metal melting sites in the west of the country while excavating metal enclosures in the Kani Rash county of Mahabad city, West Azarbaijan Province.

Dervish Executed for Running over Police Forces in Tehran

A rioter who had driven a bus into a group of police officers during a February mob attack in north Tehran was hanged at a correctional facility on Monday.

FBI under Fire for Interrogating Iran’s National Volleyball Team

Igor Kolaković, the head coach of the national Iranian volleyball team, has blasted the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) for what he calls a stupid interrogation of the Iranian team’s members upon their arrival at a US airport.

World’s Largest Mosaic Carpet Catching Eyes in Iran’s Tabriz

The world's largest and most beautiful mosaic carpet has turned into a major tourist attraction in the Iranian city of Tabriz, the tourism capital of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in 2018.

Tehran’s Cafes, Movie Theatres Favourite Hangouts for Football Fans

Cafes and movie theatres in Tehran and many other parts of Iran have turned into popular hangouts for Iranian boys and girls who sit together to watch the FIFA World Cup 2018 matches these days.

Iranian Minister Urges FIFA to Pay Its Frozen Money

Iran’s Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Massoud Soltanifar has called on the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) to release the Islamic Republic’s frozen money as soon as possible.

The Right Way to Choose VPN for Middle East

The Internet sources contain much information. People surf in the virtual network to find information and share data. The internet surfing is not fully secure. In the Middle East the government monitors the information the people look for.

Iranian Women Front-Runners in Handicrafts Industry

Iranian women involved in the handicrafts industry preserve traditional arts while making a living from the traditional activity.

Turkey Elections: Expatriates in Iran Go to the Polls

Turkish citizens living in Iran began voting in their country’s presidential and parliamentary elections on Sunday morning while the elections are planned to be held in Turkey next week.
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Iran Hails Extension of Ceasefire in Afghanistan

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi says Tehran welcomes the extension of truce between the Afghan government and the Taliban militants, adding that the Islamic Republic is happy with the decision.

Twin Suicide Blasts in Nigeria Kill at Least 31

Suspected Boko Haram terrorists killed at least 31 people and wounded several others in a twin suicide bomb attack on a town in northeast Nigeria, a local official and militia leader said on Sunday.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Poppy Flower Plains

Poppy Flower or Mourning Tulip is a red plant that grows by itself and has four petals. In Iran, these flowers are mostly found near the Caspian Sea, as well as Azarbaijan, Hamadan, Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari, Khuzestan, Kerman and Fars provinces.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on June 17

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, June 17, and picked headlines from 26 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
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Iran Calls on Turkey to Extradite Fugitive Criminals

Tehran has called on Ankara to cooperate with the Islamic Republic in detaining and extraditing Iranian fugitive criminals in Turkey.

Iran Not Meddling in Iraq’s Internal Affairs: Sadr Movement

Iraq's Sadr Movement which has secured the largest number of seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections says unlike what is widely said by certain states, Iran does not and will not interfere in Iraq's internal affairs.