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Latest News and Views from Iran and the World

Hegemonic powers wage proxy wars to achieve goals: Iran

Iran’s defense minister has dismissed the global hegemonic powers' advocacy of human rights, freedom and welfare of nations as "empty and flimsy slogans,"

Iran, Arabs, Israel; a geopolitical parody

In an opinion piece, Sharq daily looks at the Camp David Summit and what dissatisfied Arabs managed to gain in the US presidential retreat.

Taliban delegation in Iran for talks

Led by Tayyeb Aqa, head of the Taliban bureau in Qatar, the delegation met with Iranian security officials and discussed regional issues.

Velayati, Nasrallah discuss issues of mutual interest

The meeting was focused on issues related to the World of Islam, Lebanon and extremism.

Democracy is all about communications

Jahan-e Sanat daily has, in an opinion piece, said that humans have always used communications to promote their social lives.

A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on May 19

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Tuesday and picked headlines from 14 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Assad praises Iran’s pivotal role in defeating terrorists in Syria

Dreams of some states for controlling the region, creating strife and even disintegrating certain countries will never come true, said Velayati in a meeting with the Syrian president.

Iran, Iraq defense ministers vow to broaden defense cooperation

Tehran is determined to broaden relations with the Iraqi government in various defensive and security fields, said the Iranian defense minister in a meeting with his Iraqi counterpart.

Muslims must fully counter Zionist enemy: Iran official

All Muslims should fully tap into their potential and draw up a strategic and overarching plan in a bid to liberate the Al-Aqsa Mosque, said Velayati.

Iran summons Bahrain envoy over FM improper remarks

The Iranian Foreign Ministry recommended the Bahraini government focus on the root causes of the ongoing problems in Manama in a bid to settle them.

Iran urges UN to create safe zone in Yemen

Iran's foreign minister has called on the UN to create a safe zone in Yemen to allow the delivery of humanitarian supplies to the poor country.

Kabul and Tehran can serve as driving force behind regional convergence

In an interview with an Iranian daily, the former Afghan foreign minister has weighed in on Tehran-Kabul relations in the past and at present.

UN rights report based on false, fabricated information: Iran

The Iranian Judiciary's High Council for Human Rights rejected the report as being founded upon “incorrect information and fabricated sources,”

A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on May 18

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

Muslims should not be overtaken by non-Muslims in following Koranic teachings

Islam is fully observed when extremism and violence are nowhere to be found in an Islamic society, says President Rouhani.

Police seize over 1.6 ton of narcotics in southern province

Over 1.4 tons of opium and 200 kilograms of hashish was seized from the drug traffickers in Hormozgan Province, said Brigadier General Mohammadi Yeganeh.

Iran to launch trade center in Iraq’s Kurdistan Region

The center should serve to provide a good understanding of Iraq's market, introduce Erbil's trade attractions to traders and support the Iranian industries that eye a share in the Iraqi city.

No one allowed to inspect Iranian military sites: Senior MP

Alaeddin Boroujerdi told reporters that inspection of Iran's military sites would not be part of an emerging nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers.

Velayati: US military threats against Iran endanger nuclear talks

US military threats against Iran cannot get operational, Velayati said, citing that the Americans have suffered defeat in wars against countries which are not as strong as Iran.

Syrian Opposition has to accept Iran in Geneva-3

The international community has digested the fact that regional problems cannot be solved in Iran’s absence, says a former ambassador.

Why did an on-pitch bombshell spill off-pitch?

The match was supposed to be a life-and-death showdown in Iran’s Premier League, but did it have anything to do with a soon-to-happen presidential trip to the northwestern city?

Iran’s aid ship to arrive in Yemeni port on May 21

The vessel has been loaded with 700 tons of flour, 1,200 tons of rice, 400 tons of canned food, 50 tons of medication and health products, and 50 tons of mineral water.

Nasrallah Lashes Out at US, Israel for Creating Takfiri Terrorism

America is using Takfiri terrorists to weaken the Muslim community and tear it apart and to seize control of its capabilities, Nasrallah added.

A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on May 17

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Sunday and picked headlines from 11 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Rappers get official recognition to be part of Iran’s music industry

Things look up for rappers in Iran after in an unprecedented move the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance granted a permit to a rap album for the first time.