Monday, March 4, 2024

Latest News and Views from Iran and the World

Iran world’s fourth missile power: Defense Min.

The Islamic Republic of Iran is the fourth missile power in the world, says the country’s defense minister.

Twin sisters, joined at heart and liver, are born in Shiraz (photos)

The conjoined twins should live stuck together for at least a year before they can live two separate lives.

There is no place for subverters in society

Former President Mohammad Khatami has told student groups that subversive elements have no place in society and anybody who honors the Constitution is an Iranian citizen irrespective of their beliefs.

Iran to offer free education services to Afghan children

The government of President Rouhani is trying to implement a plan which highlights equal treatment of Iranian and Afghan students.

Mistreatment of Afghan nationals by police is totally unacceptable: Official

After the release of a video featuring police mistreatment of a group of Afghan nationals, the Iranian top law enforcement officer ordered a full investigation.

Persian leopard hunter ends up in jail; 42 months behind bars

The man who illegally hunted the Persian leopard landed up in jail for killing the big cat, damaging the environment and carrying an unlicensed weapon.

Iran’s changed flight routes benefit neighboring countries

Foreign companies are willing to sell their air navigation products to Iran following nuclear talks between Tehran and P5+1.

Iran condemns Boko Haram’s deadly attack in Nigeria

Iranian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Marzieh Afkham, has condemned a recent deadly terrorist attack by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria.

International researchers begin to document evidence about the emergence of modern humans in Iran

The key objective of the 5-year archeological project in Kaldar Cave is to develop an understanding of the global position of this region in Paleolithic studies.

Iranian scientific achievements unveiled during National Research Week

Over 350 Iranian research centers from different science and technology parks and knowledge-based firms presented their latest achievements in a Tehran exhibition.

IAEA confirms Iran’s commitment to interim nuclear deal

The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has released a new report, confirming Iran’s commitment to an interim nuclear deal it signed with the P5+1 group in 2013.

Saudi comments add to market volatility

A slump in prices is temporary and it will be “difficult, if not impossible” for OPEC to curb its oil production amid a glut, said Ali Al-Naimi, Saudi Arabia’s oil minister.

Iran will tap all power to solve regional crises: Velayati

Iran has never sought to gain dominance over any independent country and its very good relations with many regional nations help it solve the ongoing problems in the region.

Iran Raps “Biased” UN Human Rights Resolution

In reaction to a UN human rights resolution against Iran, Afkham condemned any “arbitrary and political use of human rights against independent states.”

A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Dec. 20

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Saturday and picked headlines from 23 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iranian police seize 450 tons of illicit drugs in eight months

The police chief said the launch of an anti-theft center has seen the number of thefts drop dramatically across the nation.

Putin says final deal on Iran nuclear issue ‘very close’

Russian President Vladimir Putin says Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers are “very close” to reaching a final deal on Tehran’s nuclear program.

Iran Army to stage anti-terror war games: General

Iran’s Army plans to practice fighting against terrorism in an upcoming large-scale exercise, a senior army officer says.

Iran supporting fight against terrorism across Iraq: Rouhani

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran supports the fight against terrorism in all regions of Iraq.

Traditional art of matting in Iran in photos

People in Khuzestan province, southwestern Iran, weave mats or wicker mats by palm leaf fibers.

Media in captivity

The Turkish government has arrested 150 journalists; in response to bitter condemnations, President Erdogan says the arrests are Turkey’s business.

‘Crackdown on Corruption Possible through Transparency’

The deputy culture minister says the new law on freedom of information is expected to revolutionize the way the state interacts with citizens.

Saudi Arabia serving Western States by Surplus Production

Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Hassan Firouzabadi has said that Saudi Arabia has decreased crude prices to place pressure on regional countries which are fighting ISIL terrorists.

Medical services for terrorists in Israel signify Tel Aviv’s link with terrorism

Iran says Israel's medical support for ISIL terrorists clearly shows Tel Aviv's link with terrorism and it amounts to violation of UN Security Council resolutions.

A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on Dec. 18

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Thursday and picked headlines from 17 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.