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Iran President Submits List of Ministerial Candidates

Iran President Submits List of Ministerial Candidates

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has proposed the list of his nominees for 17 ministerial posts to the Parliament.
Iran Ready to Enhance Cooperation with Gambia

Iran Ready to Enhance Cooperation with Gambia

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Momodou Lamin Sanneh, the Deputy Speaker of the Gambian National Assembly, have discussed issues of mutual interest in Tehran.
Iran FM Holds Talks with Grand Mufti of Caucasus

Iran FM Holds Talks with Grand Mufti of Caucasus

In a Monday meeting in Tehran, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks with Allahshukur Pashazadeh, the Sheikh ul-Islam of Azerbaijan Republic and Grand Mufti of the Caucasus.

‘Riyadh Can’t Continue Bombing Yemen Forever’

A top Iranian official has called on the international community not to remain indifferent toward the Saudi aggression against Yemen.
Iran Planning to Raise Women’s Legal Age of Marriage

Iran Planning to Raise Women’s Legal Age of Marriage

An Iranian lawmaker says the Iranian Parliament’s female MPs have decided to introduce a plan to raise the legal age of marriage for women in the country.
Iran Not to Let Foreigners Inspect Its Military Sites: IRGC General

Iran Not to Let Foreigners Inspect Its Military Sites: IRGC General

A senior IRGC commander says there is no way for foreigners to be allowed to inspect Iran's military centres.
Rouhani’s Inauguration Show of Iran’s Diplomatic Prowess

Rouhani’s Inauguration Show of Iran’s Diplomatic Prowess

An Iranian legislator says the participation of high-ranking foreign delegations from over 100 countries in Iran President Hassan Rouhani’s inauguration ceremony revealed Tehran’s diplomatic power.
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Iran’s Missile Program Not Violating UNSC Resolutions

Iranian foreign ministry spokesman has once again highlighted the defensive nature of Iran's missile program, saying it does not breach any of the UN Security Council resolutions.
DR Congo Calls for Greater Cooperation with Iran

DR Congo Calls for Greater Cooperation with Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Democratic Republic of Congo’s Vice Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Léonard She Okitundu, have discussed issues of mutual interest in Tehran.
Iran, Mongolia Eager to Forge Closer Ties

Iran, Mongolia Eager to Forge Closer Ties

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and a senior foreign policy advisor to Mongolian president have held talks in Tehran.

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