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Qazvin Gardens Play Significant Role in Containing Flood

The gardens of Qazvin province in north-west of Tehran have played a major role in containing the recent devastating floods that hit almost all parts of Iran, leaving over 76 people dead.

‘Exporting Knowledge-Based Products Very Profitable after Rial Devaluation’

Iran’s Vice-President for Science and Technology says the devaluation of Iran’s national currency against the US dollar has made it quite profitable to export goods produced by Iranian knowledge-based firms.

Iran Working on Bill that Limits Husband’s Right to Divorce

The Iranian Presidential Office's Department for Women and Family Affairs has put forward a revised bill aimed at supporting women’s rights by limiting the husband's right to divorce his wife.

Iranian Firm Produces 3 High-Risk Drugs to Meet Domestic, Regional Needs

An Iranian knowledge-based company has managed to launch an industrial production line for three high-risk pharmaceutical products that would have a great impact on drug prices.

Iran, EU Discuss Afghanistan Peace in Tehran

The European Union’s Special Envoy for Afghanistan, who is on an official visit to Tehran for political consultations, has met a number of officials at the Iranian Foreign Ministry.

Iran Holds Joint Naval Drills with IRGC

Military forces of Iran and Oman have held joint naval rescue and relief exercises in the waters of Oman as the two neighbors move to build stronger relations.

Trump’s Veto of Yemen War Bill Shows Israeli Influence in US: Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denounced the US president’s veto of a congressional resolution to end US military assistance for Saudi Arabia's war on Yemen, saying it demonstrates the alarming influence of the Zionist lobbies on America’s politics.

Iraq Seriously Trying to Mediate between Iran, Saudi: MP

A senior Iranian lawmaker says Iraqis have been trying to mediate between Iran and Saudi Arabia and this is a good chance for the Iranian foreign ministry to play a key role.

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Iran, Turkey to Establish INSTEX-Like Mechanism: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and Turkey have agreed to establish a new financial mechanism in a number of areas similar to that of Europe's long-awaited financial initiative known as the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchange (INSTEX).

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on April 18

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Thursday, April 18, 2019, and picked headlines from 14 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Region’s Fate Unclear Had Iran Not Fought ISIS: Leader

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the region would have been facing an unclear fate had it not been for the Iranian Armed Forces’ efforts against Dash terrorists.

US Blacklisting of IRGC Insult to Iranian Nation: Rouhani

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says the United States designation of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps as a terrorist organisation is an insult to Iran.

Iran, Turkey Reiterate Opposition to US Policies in Ankara

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Turkey for dialogue and consultation with the country’s officials, has discussed a range of issues with his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu.
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Iran FM Warns about Repercussions of US’ IRGC Blacklisting

Iran has warned about the dangerous legal and political repercussions of the US regime’s latest “heresy” to blacklist part of the official military force of an independent state in the world, which is a member of the UN and international human rights conventions (those applicable in armed conflicts).

Iran Condemns Bahrain for Levelling ‘Unfounded’ Accusations

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyyed Abbas Mousavi has denounced the latest anti-Iran accusations raised in a sentence issued by a Bahraini court against 139 citizens of the kingdom, saying Tehran dismisses as unfounded and baseless any accusations levelled against the Islamic Republic in the sentences.

FM Zarif, Turkish President Stress Closer Cooperation

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have discussed expansion of ties in a meeting in Ankara.

Giant Insects Park Launched in Tehran

The Iranian capital is now home to a park in which giant samples of insects are put on show with the aim of giving the visitors a chance to have some fun and at the same time making them familiar with the most important species of insects

Deployment of Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi in Iran for ‘Flood Relief’ Sparks Controversy

The deployment of Iraq’s Popular Mobilization Units, also known as Hashd al-Shaabi, in Iran to contribute to relief operations in western flood-hit areas has sparked controversy.

Italian Artist’s Works on Show in Tehran

An exhibition of the works by Italian artist Giuseppe Salvatore Barilaro titled "The Identity of the Shapes" is underway at Tehran’s Sareban Gallery.