Iran Urges UN Human Rights Council to Terminate Saudi Membership

An Iranian official has called for the removal of Saudi Arabia from the UN Human Rights Council given the country’s violation of human rights in Yemen and Bahrain, and its alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

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Iranian Woman Abandons City to Breathe Life into Remote Village

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First Neanderthal Human Tooth Discovered in Iran

A tooth belonging to a Neanderthal child has been discovered in the mountains of Kermanshah province, western Iran.

France Looking for Mechanism to Facilitate Banking Ties with Iran

French lawmakers say Paris is seriously looking for ways to establish closer banking ties with Iran, helping the country reap the benefits of the Iran nuclear deal.

Iran Discusses Yemen, Syria Crises with ICRC, UN Officials

Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to Iran’s foreign minister in political affairs, has discussed the ongoing crises in Syria and Yemen in separate meetings with the chief of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and a senior UN official in Tehran.

US Withdrawal from INF May Lead to another Cold War: Iran

Iran’s ambassador to the United Kingdom Hamid Baeidinejad has condemned President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the Nuclear Weapons Treaty with Russia, warning that such a move would lead to a cold war again.

Over 1m Azeri Tourists Visited Iran in Past 9 Months

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WIPO Recognises ‘Persian’ Gulf in Official Document

The Pearl of Persian Gulf has been registered by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), granting another official recognition to the historical and original name of Persian Gulf, which some Arab states in the region are trying to distort.

Pakistan Vows to Beef Up Security at Borders with Iran: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Islamabad has vowed to increase its military presence on the joint borders with Iran to tighten security following the recent abduction of Iranian border guards and their transfer to Pakistan.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on October 22

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday, October 22, 2018, and picked headlines from 14 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iran Urges UN Human Rights Council to Terminate Saudi Membership

An Iranian official has called for the removal of Saudi Arabia from the UN Human Rights Council given the country’s violation of human rights in Yemen and Bahrain, and its alleged murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

European Firms Returning to Iran under New Names: Austria

The Austrian ambassador to Tehran says the European companies’ withdrawal from Iran over the US sanctions was temporary, and they are returning to the country under new names

Iran: The World’s Cradle of Horse Breeding

Iran has long been home to a wide range of purebred horses, including the Caspian and Arabian breeds, which are mentioned in historical documents like the travelogue of Marco Polo.
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