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Date Harvest Season Begins in Southern Iran

The date harvest season has been kicked off in the hottest regions of Hormozgan province in southern Iran, and is slowly spreading across all southern regions.

“FDD Plotting to Depreciate Value of Turkish Lira”

A complicated plot hatched by the Foundation for Defence of Democracies (FDD) and the funds provided by the UAE and Saudi Arabia have been at work to decrease the value of the Turkish national currency, a media report claims.

Iran Says US’ “Action Group” Will Fail to Repeat 1953 Regime Change Plot

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the US administration will fail to repeat history and change the democratically-elected government of Iran, as it did back in 1953 in a CIA-orchestrated coup.

Iran Prepared to Boost Bilateral Ties with Pakistan under Khan

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sent a message to Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan, congratulating him on taking the helm in the neighboring country and voicing Tehran’s readiness to enhance ties with Islamabad.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on August 19

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, August 19, 2018, and picked headlines from 13 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

US Strategy on Iran Mirroring Policies that Led to 1953 Coup: Larijani

The Iranian Parliament speaker has censured western powers for following a hypocritical policy against Tehran, saying their behaviour towards Iran shares similarities with their policies before the 1953 coup which toppled a democratically-elected government in Iran.

Annan’s Tenure at UN One of Most Brilliant Ones: Iran FM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has expressed his deep regret over the death of the former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan, praising his efforts to promote peace and multilateralism across the world.

Iran Working on Plan to Stop Stamping Tourists’ Passports

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization (ICHTO) has proposed a plan based on which the passports of foreign travellers visiting Iran will not be stamped, so that they would be encouraged to visit the country.

Iraqi Sunni, Shiite Clerics Call for Countering US Sanctions on Iran

A host of Muslim Iraqi clerics from both Shiite and Sunni denominations have issued a public call to counter sanctions slapped on Iran by US President Donald Trump.

Missile Power, Iran’s Top Priority in Defence Domain: DM

Iran’s defence minister says the country’s priority in the defence domain is to boost its missile capability.

Park in Tehran Decorated with Statues Made of Disposable Materials

A park in southern Tehran showcases statues made of disposable materials in order to raise public awareness about the environment and the need for recycling the waste.

“Iraq Has Enough Money to Pay Iran War Reparations”

A high-ranking Iranian lawmaker says the Iranian government must urge Iraq to pay compensation for damages in the 1980-88 deadly war imposed by the Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein on Iran.

Former UN Chief Kofi Annan Dies at 80

Former UN secretary-general Kofi Annan, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his great humanitarian work, has died at the age of 80.
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Iran Offers Condolences on Death of Former Indian PM

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has condoled with the Indian government on the death of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on August 18

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday, August 18, 2018, and picked headlines from 19 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iran Develops Bio-Sensor to Diagnose Alzheimer’s in Early Stages

A group of Iranian researchers have managed to develop a new bio-sensor to diagnose the Alzheimer’s disease in its early stages of development.

Iran to Unveil New Smart Air Defence System

An Iranian commander has highlighted the country’s self-sufficiency in defence industry, saying that the Islamic Republic will soon unveil a new smart air defence system.

Iran Unveils Simulator System for Bell 206 Chopper

The Iranian Army Ground Force’s Airborne Division brought into service a homegrown simulator system for Bell 206 military choppers.

Iran Sympathizes with India over Deadly Monsoon Rains

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has expressed regret over the deadly floods caused by monsoon rain in India, which left hundreds of people dead and missing.
Russia to Send Second Batch of Nuclear Fuel to Iran

Russia to Send Second Batch of Nuclear Fuel to Iran

Russia’s Foreign Ministry announced the country is ready to send a second batch of highly-enriched uranium to Iran.