Iran’s Defence Spending in Spotlight: Teeny Budget Compared with Rivals’

The Iranian government’s latest bill for state budget has been a hot topic in political and media circles in recent days. The bill, presented to the parliament by President Hassan Rouhani late last month, allocates over 4,700 trillion rials for the fiscal year that will start on March 21.

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Story of Iran’s first detective novel has been published in a collection of detective stories compiled by American author Christopher Richmond.

Culture of Hijab in Iran; From Past to Present

The Iranian community has been observing some form of Islamic dress code (hijab) since the ancient times – the Achaemenid era in particular – up to now.  

Placards Against Arrest of Press TV Anchor Projected on BBC Building

An Islamic rights group has projected a placard on the BBC building in London, in a protest at the sudden arrest of Maezieh Hashemi, an anchor and journalist affiliated with Iran’s English-language news channel Press TV.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on January 19

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Saturday, January 19, 2019, and picked headlines from 15 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iranian Scientists Make Herbal Spray to Treat Migraine

Iranian researchers have made an herbal-based spray that can treat migraine headaches. This spray has been introduced to pharmacies with the permission of the Iran’s Food and Drug Administration.

Iran’s Zaras Tourist Village; A Gem in Heart of Zagros Mountains

Zaras village in Iran’s southern Khuzestan province has temperate winters and very beautiful nature. In recent years by providing facilities for tourists it has become the destination of many nature lovers.

‘EU’s Channel for Trade with Iran to Become Operational Soon’

The European Union’s long-awaited mechanism known as the Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to keep financial ties with Iran under the US sanctions is set to become operational in the near future, said a spokesperson of the bloc.
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Time for Iran-US Talks, Former Deputy FM Argues

A former senior diplomat says he believes it’s time for high-level talks between Iran and the US on a bilateral deal, as President Donald Trump who faces numerous difficulties at home and in the Middle East would see such a deal a much-needed achievement in his presidential track record.  

Iran Says Seeks to Deepen Military Ties with Azerbaijan

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri says the Islamic Republic is resolved to strengthen its military ties with Azerbaijan Republic.

Jordan Rejects US’ Call for Joining ‘Arab NATO’ against Iran

A new report suggests that Jordan has rejected US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s call on Amman to join an Arab military coalition against Iran, arguing that it is not going to fan the flames of tension in the region any more.

JCPOA Has Thwarted Efforts to Securitise Iran: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister has commemorated the third anniversary of the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal, expressing satisfaction that the deal thwarted years of efforts to securitise Iran.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on January 17

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday, January 17, and picked headlines from 12 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
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