Tuesday, July 16, 2024

Latest News and Views from Iran and the World

Iran starts testing Iraq gas pipeline

Iran has began pre-startup tests on a pipeline built to transport natural gas to Iraq to feed the country’s power plants, says an Iranian official.

Pre-World War II ammunition unearthed in Tehran

Up to 180 artillery and mortar rounds dating back to pre-WWII era have been found in a neighborhood in the Iranian capital.

Ali Karimi takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge

Ali Karimi, a one-time Asian soccer player of the year, takes on the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Iran Front Page officially launched

Iran Front Page (IFP) was officially launched at a gathering dubbed Iranian Media and the International Community in Tehran late Wednesday on August 20, 2014. Initially the content of iranfrontpage.com is in English, but the website will eventually translate select news stories, analyses and articles from the Iranian press into a few widely-spoken languages.

Iran would enjoy oil, gas for next 60, 200 years

NIOC deputy-manager for explorations has said the country would enjoy gas and oil reservoirs for next 60 and 200 years, respectively.

ISIL beheading video anti-Islam Two Minute Hate: Analyst

The widely circulated beheading of American journalist James Foley by the Takfiri ISIL militants exemplifies celebrated British novelist George Orwell’s Two Minute Hate event against Muslims, an analyst writes for Press TV.

Iran Determined to Get Results in Nuclear Talks

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday his country is seriously seeking to resolve the issues related to its peaceful nuclear energy program in the negotiations with the six world powers.

Iranian Cleric Condemns ISIL Attacks against Minorities in Iraq

A senior Iranian cleric strongly condemned the “brutal attacks” against the Christians and religious minorities in the north of Iraq and called for closer ties and collaboration among religious leaders across the world to save the humanity.

Iranian FM Underlines Enhancement of Ties with Africa

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed the country's willingness to further develop relations and cooperation with African states.

Iran mass-produces advanced batteries for missiles

Iran has launched production lines for energy density batteries used in the electronic systems of its sea-based, ground-based and air-based missiles.

Hezbollah condemns ISIL killing of James Foley as savagery

Hezbollah resistance movement has issued a statement condemning the beheading of American photojournalist James Foley by the so-called Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) terrorist group as a “savage crime.”

Oil tankers return to Iran’s ports

The oil minister says with sanctions eased, foreign oil tankers begin port calls to Iran.

Science minister fails to win vote of confidence in parliament

Minister of science, research and technology Reza Faraji-Dana fails to re-win a vote of confidence from parliament deputies.

Inflation to slip below 20 percent by March 2015

President Rouhani says his government is determined to fulfill its promise to shore up the economy and cling to the rights of the Iranian people.

No nuclear deal with P5+1 unless UNSC bans lifted: Iran FM

The Iranian top diplomat says no agreement will go into effect unless P5+1 fulfill their obligation to lift sanctions against Tehran.

Iranian national soccer team captain Javad Nekounam summoned to court

Nekounam has three days to appear in court to answer questions about the libel charge brought against him by his former coach.

Hardliners denigrating a representative gov’t that enjoys the leader’s support

Rafsanjani lashes out at extremists who denigrate a representative government that enjoys the leader’s support.

Renowned Iranian poetess Simin Behbahani passes away

Famous Iranian poet Simin Behbahani died after a battle with coronary and respiratory ailment.

Does Japan return to militarism as China’s power grows?

A look at the bumpy road the Japanese premier has ahead in what some suspect is a plan to return to militarism.

Iran missile capability not negotiable at all: Rouhani

President Rouhani tells the IAEA chief Iran’s missile capability is not negotiable.

Iran’s non-oil exports up 21 percent

The Trade Development Organization says the country’s non-oil exports have posted double-digit growth.

Iran’s foreign debts down 9.7 percent

Iran’s foreign debts decline almost 10 percent in a year.

Iranian scientists build biological nano-sensor for early cancer diagnosis

The new cancer-diagnosis sensor developed by Haniyeh Fayazfar is simple, inexpensive and highly sensitive.

Iranian researcher uses ear for identification at airports, border crossings

Mina Shahriari says the new ear identification technique is precise and easy to use.