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Iran Eyes Attracting 2.5 Million Chinese Tourists Annually

Iran has devised plans for a sixteen-fold rise in the number of tourists coming from China, Head of Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization (ICHHTO) Masoud Soltanifar said.

India PM in Tehran to Strike Agreement on Chabahar Port Development

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the Iranian capital Tehran at the head of a large delegation to boost economic and political ties with Tehran.

Saudi Arabia’s Talks of Plan B for Syria Are Made in the Wrong Time

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir’s recent remarks about the “Plan B” are made in the wrong time, as it might face strong opposition by both Russia and the US.

New Zealand FM Calls for Closer Tehran-Wellington Ties

New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully stressed the need for promotion of bilateral relations between the Oceanian country and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Kuwaiti MP to Sponsor Legal Action against Saudi Arabia’s Terrorist Activities

Abdul-Hamid Dashti, a Member of Kuwait’s Parliament, announced that he plans to form a legal coalition to file a lawsuit against Riyadh over its role in regional and global terrorist activities.

Extremism, Violence Common Threat to All Nations, Iran’s Zarif Says

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed deep concern over the spread of terrorism and extremism across the world, describing the phenomenon as a common threat to all nations.

Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan Resolved to Enhance Strategic Ties

In a meeting in Erbil, Governor-General of Iran’s Kordestan Province Abdol-Mohammad Zahedi and Abdelkarim Sinjari, the Interior Minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, explored the avenues for promoting mutual cooperation between the two neighbouring sides.

Etemad Editorial: Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 Not Possible without Respecting Citizens’ Rights

Abbas Abdi, a prominent reformist analyst, said in his Tuesday editorial in Etemad that Saudi rulers should learn from the fate of Iran’s Shah. They are hoping to implement an ambitious development plan, Vision 2030, which Abdi believes is not feasible without taking civil rights into account.

Presidents of Iran and Croatia Call for Closer Anti-Terror Cooperation

Iran and Croatia have emphasized their determination to step up Tehran-Zagreb cooperation in the fight against terrorism and extremism, particularly in the troubled Middle East region.

IRGC Spokesman: Growing Number of Iranian Volunteers Ready to Fight Terrorists in Syria

Head of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Public Relations Department General Ramezan Sharif announced on Wednesday May 18 that a growing number of Iranians have volunteered to be dispatched to Syria for the war against terrorism.

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