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Iran Urges Pakistan to Do All It Can to Free Iranian Abductees

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has urged the Pakistani government to take all necessary measures to free a group of Iranian border guards abducted by wicked terrorists.

Zoroastrians in Iran Mark Mehregan Thanksgiving Festival

Mehregan or Mehr Festival is one of the most glorious Iranian festivals annually held from October 8 to 14. Mehregan is the biggest Iranian festival after the Persian New Year or Nowruz.

Renowned Iranian-Armenian Composer Talks of His Life in Iran

Iranian-Armenian composer and conductor Loris Tjeknavorian, who has just celebrated his 81st birthday anniversary, says he is relatively satisfied with his long history as a musician, and is determined to compose new pieces with God’s help.

Iran, Oman Discuss Yemen Crisis in Muscat

Hossein Jaberi Ansari, a senior assistant to the Iranian foreign minister, has discussed the latest regional developments and ongoing efforts to resolve the crisis in Yemen in a meeting with the Omani Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs Yusuf bin Alawi.

Iran World’s Second Largest Producer of Nano-Catalysts

Catalysts, which are widely used in oil, petrochemical, automotive and pharmaceutical industries, are among the most important and strategic requirements for a country’s industrial development.

US Can’t Reduce Oil Price by Bullying Others: Iran

Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh says the US cannot stop the oil price rise and tackle the current shortage in the world’s oil market by bullying other oil producers.

Iran’s Security Forces Seize 500 Tonnes of Illicit Drugs in 9 Months

Iran's Deputy Police Chief Brigadier General Eskandar Momeni said the police forces have managed to capture more than 500 tonnes of various kind of illicit drugs over the past 9 months.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on October 16

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, and picked headlines from 15 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

IRGC Navy Has Ballistic Missiles with 700km Range: Commander

A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps says the IRGC Navy has been equipped with ballistic missiles that can hit their targets from a distance of 700 kilometres.

Iran’s Innovative Nano Products Waiting for Foreign Investment

A main booth at the ongoing Nanotechnology Exhibition in Tehran has been allocated to emerging products that need financial support from investors for commercialisation.
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US Sanctions Violate Basic Human Rights: Iran

Iran’s envoy to the United Nations has slammed Washington’s ‘morally wrong’ measures against other countries, saying that unilateral sanctions amount to collective punishment and violate basic human rights.

Iran, Russia Agree to Increase Oil Output by 1m bpd

Iran’s petroleum minister, in an unannounced visit to Moscow, reached a deal with the Russian energy minister on a 1-million-bpd increase in oil output through joint efforts.

11 Iranian Forces Abducted by Terrorists near Pakistan Border

The Jaish al-Adl terrorist group has reportedly kidnapped a number of Iranian forces near the Pakistan border in Sistan and Baluchestan province, southeast of Iran.

Iran Unveils Its First Homegrown 3D Nano Printer

Iran has unveiled its first homegrown 3D nano printer during the 11th Nanotechnology Exhibition underway in Tehran.

Fat-Repellent Nanolayers Can Make Oven Cleaning Easier

Fat-repellent coatings for household appliances such as ovens have been unveiled for the first time in Iran during a nanotechnology exhibition in Tehran.

Khashoggi Case to Be Closed by Scapegoating Some Consulate Staff

The case of the Saudi journalist’s alleged murder in Istanbul would finally be closed by paying petrodollars and holding some Saudi consulate staff accountable, says Mohsen Pakaein, a former Iranian ambassador to Azerbaijan Republic.

World Must Pressure Israel into Working with IAEA: Analyst

A senior Iranian analyst and former diplomat says the Zionist regime, with a huge arsenal of nuclear weapons, is a real threat to the regional countries, and the international community, especially the United Nations, must pressure it to cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency.

Iranian Schools Exempted from Paying Water, Power, Gas Bills

The Iranian government has officially exempted all schools from paying water, power, and gas bills in a bid to decrease the money parents are required to pay in order to enroll their children.

Iranian Author on List of US 2018 National Book Awards Finalists

The name of Iranian-French woman author Negar Djavadi is on the list of nominees for the United States’ 2018 National Book Awards.

Kordolia: A Unique Ancient Underground City in Heart of Iran

The Kordolia underground city, located in the town of Tiran in Isfahan province, central Iran, is one of the world’s most unique subterranean cities.