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Fleeing persecution, boat people face the unknown at sea

A descriptive piece of writing by an Iranian author reflects what is in the hearts and minds of migrants in Southeast Asia when they set sail for an unknown, eventful destination.

Light should be shed on the status of Afghan refugees in Syria

The Afghan minister for refugees and repatriation has praised the Supreme Leader’s remarks that no Afghan children should be denied the right to education in Iran.

Taliban delegation in Iran for talks

Led by Tayyeb Aqa, head of the Taliban bureau in Qatar, the delegation met with Iranian security officials and discussed regional issues.
Rangin Dadfar Spanta

Kabul and Tehran can serve as driving force behind regional convergence

In an interview with an Iranian daily, the former Afghan foreign minister has weighed in on Tehran-Kabul relations in the past and at present.
Marzieh Afkham

Iran condemns terrorist attack in Pakistan’s Karachi

Iran has said that extremism and terrorism are against humanity and Islam, and killing innocent people, with any purpose and in any form, is rejected and unjustifiable.
Oil refinery in India

Asia refiners renew Iran crude purchase deal

Chinese, Indian, South Korean, Japanese and Turkish refiners have all extended their oil purchase contracts with Iran, said Ghamsari.

Iran, Indonesia presidents discuss mutual, international issues

The Iranian and Indonesian presidents have discussed issues of mutual interest as well as regional and international developments in Jakarta.
Malaysian army

Extremists infiltrate the Malaysian Army

An international affairs expert comments on infiltration of IS sympathizers into the Malaysian Army.

Iran urges activation of North-South Transport Corridor

President Rouhani has said that more should be done to activate the North-South Transport Corridor, adding the corridor can serve the economic interests of regional countries.
Marzieh Afkham speakerwoman

Iranian diplomats in Kabul safe and sound: Afkham

The Iranian Foreign Ministry condemns a terrorist bombing near its Kabul mission and says all Iranian diplomats in the Afghan capital are safe.

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