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Archive of Iran wired news and views from the Iranian media by IFP News.

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A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on June 7

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday and picked headlines from 22 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
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Petchem Export Integration Is Top NPC Priority

Marziyeh Shahdaei, Deputy Petroleum Minister in petrochemical affairs, says talks are under way with leaders of Iran's petrochemical holdings in a push to bring their exports together.

FM Spokesman: Iran Pursuing Airbus Planes Delivery

Iran is pursuing the delivery of the civil aircraft it purchased from France’s Airbus through diplomatic channels, the Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday May 6.

Rouhani Urges Muslim Leaders to Work to Counter Extremism

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has urged leaders of Muslim countries to take the lead in creating a world free from violence and extremism.
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Isfahan’s Assarkhaneh Shahi

Constructed during the reign of Shah Abbas I of the Safavid dynasty, Isfahan’s historical oil-extracting house Assarkhaneh Shahi is one of the most important cultural, social and historical monuments of the ancient city.
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Muhammad Ali in Tehran

Three-time world heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali paid tribute to the Father of the Islamic Revolution, the late Imam Khomeini, at his mausoleum in southern Tehran in these photos from May 1993.
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Shemshak Ski Resort in Spring

Shemshak is one of Iran’s premiere ski facilities in winter, hosting domestic snowsports enthusiasts as well as an increasing number of foreigners, only an hour away from Tehran in the Alborz Mountains.

FM Spokesman: US Report on Iran ‘Politicized’ and ‘Invalid’

Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari said on Monday May 6 that the recent US report on Iran is ‘politicized’ and ‘invalid’ due to its lack of the most obvious facts.
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Police Seize over Two Tons of Opium in Southeast Iran

Iran’s anti-narcotics police have managed to seize over 2,000kg of opium in two search and seizure operations in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, the provincial police chief said on Monday May 5.
Ali Younesi

President’s Aide Hails Election of Sunni MP to Parliament’s Governing Board

In recent elections held inside the new Iranian Parliament, Mohammad-Qassim Osmani, a Kurd Sunni MP, was elected by the lawmakers as a member of the Parliament’s 12-member governing board. Ali Younesi, President Hassan Rouhani’s Adviser on Ethnic and Religious Minorities Affairs, welcomed this move, describing it as an admirable move in line with the administration’s policies on minorities.

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