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Iran’s Railway Chief Resigns over Deadly Train Collision

Head of Iran’s railway resigned in a televised interview after a train crash that killed 49 people in Semnan province on Friday, offering an apology to the nation for the deadly incident.

Cancellation of Outspoken MP’s Speech Sparks Controversy in Iran

The cancellation of an Iranian lawmaker’s planned speech in Iran’s northeastern city of Mashhad has led to widespread reactions by the government and the Parliament.

What Iran’s President Can Learn from Results of US Elections

The global community could not think straight for a while after it saw the results of US presidential election, which had, in fact, many lessons for political observers and analysts across the globe.

Iran President Appoints New Head for Cultural Heritage, Tourism Organization

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has appointed a new vice president who will double as the head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) as well.

Iranian President Nominates Three New Ministers

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani introduced three ministerial nominees to lead the country’s ministries of culture and Islamic guidance, sports and youth affairs, and education.

Two Iranian Ministers Resign: Sources

Iran's Minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance Ali Jannati and Minister of Sports and Youth Affairs Mahmoud Goudarzi have offered their resignation, informed sources said on Tuesday.

Rohani: Terrorismo no tiene nada que ver con el Islam[:fa]Rohani: Terrorismo no tiene nada...

[:es]El presidente de Irán, Hasan Rohani, ha subrayado que el terrorismo se relaciona con el Islam, ya que es una religión de la misericordia y la paz.

Iran Enjoyed Fruits of Rouhani’s Policies at Recent UNGA Meetings

An Iranian official explained about the outcomes of a recent visit by President Rouhani to the United Nations.

Ahmadinejad Won’t Run for Presidential Elections Next Year

Sources close to ex-president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad are suggesting that he will not run for next year’s presidential elections after being reportedly advised against doing so.

Iran’s President Meets World Leaders on Sidelines of UNGA

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met with a number of world leaders on the sidelines of the ongoing United Nations General Assembly in New York City.

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