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Iranian Left-Handers Call for Recognition in National Calendar

Iranian Left-Handers Call for Recognition in National Calendar

The Iranian Left-Handers Club has called for the recognition of the international Left-Handers Day in Iran’s national calendar on August 13.
Bin Salman

Saudi Crown Prince Asks Iraq to Mediate between Tehran, Riyadh

Iraqi Interior Minister Qasim al-Araji says the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, has called on Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to help ease tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Iranian Parliament

Iran Parliament Passes Motion to Counter US Measures

The Iranian Parliament on Sunday passed the general outlines of a motion to counter the US terrorist and adventurous measures in the region. The new law has been also hailed by the Iranian foreign ministry.
General Bagheri

Iran’s Top Officer to Visit Turkey on Rare Visit

Major General Mohammad-Hossein Baqeri is going to visit the Turkish capital on a three-day visit in the first-ever foreign trip of the Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces.
Iran, China to Promote Banking Cooperation

Iran, China to Promote Banking Cooperation

Iranian and Chinese officials have called for expanding cooperation between the two sides’ banks in different fields.
Iran to FIFA-Players Not Banned for Playing against Israelis

Iran to FIFA: Players Not Banned for Playing against Israelis

Iran Football Federation, in a letter to FIFA, has stressed that the two players who appeared in a football match against an Israeli team have not been dropped from the Iranian national football team.
iranian newspapers

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on August 13

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, August 13, and picked headlines from 14 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Iran Inks Medical Tourism MoUs with 32 Countries

Iran Inks Medical Tourism MoUs with 32 Countries

Iran has signed several Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) on medical tourism with 32 countries in a specialized conference recently held in Tehran.
Qatar Refuses to Offer Visa-Free Entry to Iranians

Qatar Refuses to Offer Visa-Free Entry to Iranians

While Tehran has remained Doha’s close ally amid the ongoing crisis in the Arab country’s relations with Saudi Arabia and a number of other states, Qatari officials have not included Iran in a list of 80 countries whose citizens can travel to Qatar without obtaining a visa.
11,250 Yemenis Patients Die Due to Saudi Siege: Official

11,250 Yemenis Patients Die Due to Saudi Siege: Official

Thousands of Yemeni patients have lost their lives due to the sanctions imposed by the Saudi-led coalition and the closure of Sana'a airport, according to Yemen’s Health Ministry.

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