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ISIS Daesh in Afghanistan

Daesh buys land in Afghanistan to set up camp

Head of Afghan Ghor Provincial Council says Daesh has purchased a plot of land in Tolack County, in this province near Herat to set up a camp.

Iran, Japan sign investment agreement to up economic ties

Iran and Japan have signed an investment agreement in a bid to boost economic cooperation after the lifting of nuclear-related sanctions against Tehran.

Iranian Clubs Likely to Withdraw from AFC Champions League

Iran Football Federation Vice President Mehdi Taj said the Iranian teams will withdraw from AFC Champions League if the confederation change the venues of Iran and Saudi Arabian teams matches.

S. Korea opens center to support exports to Iran

South Korea launched a business center to support local firms exporting to Iran as the East Asian country seeks to broaden its presence in...

Supreme Leader: Iran gov’t, nation keen on enhanced ties with China

Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that Iranian government and nation have been seeking expansion of relations with independent and reliable states such as China.

Afghan man cuts off his wife’s nose

An Afghan man fled his home in Faryab Province to join Taliban after cutting off his wife’s nose during a family quarrel. The young woman...

China’s leader seeks ‘new chapter’ in ties with Iran

Chinese President Xi Jinping, the first head of state visiting Iran since sanctions were lifted on Tehran, is poised to sign letters of intent with the Islamic Republic for a new chapter in strategic economic cooperation.

Chinese President Starts Official Visit to Tehran

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Tehran Friday night for a state visit to Iran aimed at further boosting the traditional friendship and economic engagement between the two countries.

Thailand plans to raise trade with Iran to $5bn

Thailand hopes to bring its trade transactions with Iran to $5 billion from the current $356 million as the Islamic Republic prepares to receive sanctions relief.

Iran denounces deadly terror attacks in Indonesian capital

Iran has strongly condemned the recent string of deadly explosions that rocked the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, saying the perpetrators of the “inhumane” act must be brought to justice.

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