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INSTEX Not Translated into Reality Yet: Iran

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the financial mechanism proposed by the EU to normalize economic ties with Iran after the US withdrawal from the 2015 nuclear has not yet been translated into reality, and is only on paper.

France Reaffirms Resolve to Save JCPOA in Tehran

A senior French parliamentarian has once again underlined her country’s resolve to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers, saying every effort should be made to maintain the accord.
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Iran Summons UK Ambassador over ‘Unacceptable’ Accusations

Iran's Foreign Ministry has summoned the UK ambassador to Tehran Rob Macaire to express Tehran's strong protest at London's "unacceptable" accusations against Iran over the recent tanker attacks in the Sea of Oman.

Iran Analyst Advises British Officials to Learn from Blair’s Mistakes

A former Iranian minister has advised British officials to put more time on studying history and learn from the experiences of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair in the Middle East instead of fanning the flames of a new conflict.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on June 15

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Monday and picked headlines from 13 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Tehran, Ankara Underline Opposition to US Sanctions, Coercion

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan have expressed their opposition to any sanction and coercive policy in the region.

Iran Says Security of Regional States Interwoven

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has highlighted the “interwoven” nature of security in the region, saying that bilateral and multilateral consultations and further cooperation are the only ways to settle disputes and resolve regional problems.

Iran, EU Discuss JCPOA, INSTEX in Tehran

Secretary General of the European External Action Service Helga Schmid and Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi have discussed a range of issues in a meeting in Tehran.

Iran Exporting Orthopedic Products to Europe, Asia

Researchers at a knowledge-based company in Iran have designed and developed orthopedic products that can cure different types of bone cracks, hitting Asian and European markets despite the US sanctions.

Bazaar House-Museum: Must-See Site in Downtown Tehran

The House-Turned-Museum of Bazaar, which once used to be the house of Sultan Beigom Shojaee – the sister-in-law of the last Qajar King, Ahmad Shah – is one of the 1001 must-see libraries in the world.

Foreign Powers Turn Mideast into World’s Most Unstable Region: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the policies of foreign powers have turned the Middle East into the most unstable region in the world.

Shinzo Abe Well Knows Who’s to Blame for Tanker Attacks!

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was in Tehran, meeting the highest-ranking Iranian official in an historic visit, when two oil tankers – one of them belonging to Japan – were attacked in the Sea of Oman.

Iran, Afghanistan Stress Joint Fight against Narcotics

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the Islamic Republic is seeking to help restore peace, security and stability to Afghanistan, and thus will continue its relentless efforts to eradicate drug trafficking in the neighbouring country.

This Week’s Top Story: Explainer Videos for Business

We all know that proper marketing is one of the most important aspects of running a successful business and Explainer videos have been helping out a lot of businesses and startups to boost up their conversion rates.

Plant Fossils Found in Iran Date Back to Millions of Years Ago

Some plant fossils dating back to several million years ago have been found in north-west of Iran, says the Head of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Department of Meshginshahr in Ardabil province

Even US Allies Disputing CENTOM’s Anti-Iran Video

Video footage released by the US military to blame Iran for the recent attacks on two oil tankers in the Sea of Oman has been disputed even by Washington's allies and Western analysts.

‘Russia Still Interested in Making Energy Investment in Iran’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin have discussed expansion of business ties between the two states in a range of fields, particularly in the energy sector, despite Washington's unilateral sanctions.

400-Year-Old Milking Ritual Still Observed in Central Iran

An ancient spiritual ritual named Shirdoushan (milking) is still held annually in central Iran after over four centuries.

Iran Calls for Global Unity against US’ Unilateralism

In an address to the SCO Summit in Bishkek, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called on the international community to stand up against the Trump administration's policies, which he describes as a serious threat to the world.

Japan Disputes US Military’s Anti-Iran Accusations

A Japanese ship operator has dismissed the US CENTCOM's claim that the oil tanker operated by Japan, which caught fire in the Sea of Oman on Thursday morning, was damaged by a limpet mine linked to Iranian elements.