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Fatemeh Askarieh

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Fatemeh Askarieh is an Iranian journalist working on a range of fields including culture, art, lifestyle, cultural heritage, and tourism. She has been working with the Iran Front Page (IFP) Media Group for 10 years, and is currently the head of the Art and Lifestyle Department.

Marandi: Only some issues remain in Vienna pending US decision

An advisor to the Iranian delegation in Vienna says some issues still remain on the negotiating table pending a decision by the United States, and that a deal will be at hand if the Western parties recognize Iran’s red lines and stop brining up irrelevant topics.

Oil prices extend losses as Iran nuclear deal nears

Oil prices extended losses on Friday, heading for a weekly fall, as the prospect of extra supply from Iran returning to the market outweighed fears of a possible supply disruption arising from a Russian invasion of Ukraine.

US says deal with Iran possible within days

The United States has announced that "substantial progress" during negotiations in Vienna to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal has been made, deeming an agreement possible within days if Iran "shows seriousness" on the matter. Iran says the ball is in the court of the United States, and that Washington must remove the anti-Tehran sanctions.

Iranian MP: West must accept Iran’s conditions in Vienna

A member of the Iranian Parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission has criticized the US for sticking to sanctions on the Islamic Republic while the Vienna talks continue.

Brazil minister says seeking balance in agricultural trade with Iran

Brazil minister says seeking balance in agricultural trade with Iran

Israel rules out cooperating with UN over Gaza crimes probe

Israel has refused to cooperate with a United Nations team investigating the crimes its troops committed during the war on the Gaza Strip last year.

Iranian health minister: Iranians do not seek medical treatment abroad

Iranian Health Minister Bahram Enollahi says Iranians no longer seek medical treatment abroad.

Russia expels top US diplomat in Moscow amid Ukraine crisis

Russia has expelled US deputy ambassador to Moscow, according to the American mission. Washington has emphasized that it would respond to American diplomat’s expulsion.

Azizi Khadem removed from Iran football federation presidency

Shahaboddin Azizi Khadem has been removed from the presidency of the Islamic Republic of Iran Football Federation.

Iran and Qatar to form joint working group for South Pars study

An informed source in Iran’s Oil Ministry says Iraq and Qatar are going to discuss bilateral cooperation in gas swap, adoption of a common position in world markets and formation of a joint South Pars study working group.

Iranians returning from Iraq should be fully vaccinated

Iran's Interior Ministry has announced that Covid-19 PCR tests performed in Iraq lack validity so Iranian pilgrims returning to the country should have received two doses of coronavirus vaccine.

Iranian Central Bank confirms talks with South Korea over frozen assets

The Iranian Central Bank has confirmed reports that an Iranian delegation has recently visited South Korea for talks over Iran’s frozen assets in the southeast Asian country.

Hezbollah chief says movement making drones, rockets on its own

Secretary General of Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah says the resistance group is making rockets and drones on its own and has the capability to turn rockets into precision missiles.

China: Iran has put forward new proposals in Vienna talks

China says Iran has put forward a package of proposals in the Vienna talks aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA.

Report: Biden under pressure as Vienna talks resume

US President Joe Biden is in a tough spot as the Iran nuclear talks resume in Austria. The American leader is facing growing bipartisan concern that even if a deal is reached, it may be insufficient to curb Tehran's nuclear program.

White House holds meeting over re-designating Yemenis as terror group

The White House National Security Council is more open to redesignate the Houthis as a terrorist organization, while the US State Department supports targeting specific Yemeni leaders with sanctions, informed sources told Axios.

President Raisi congratulates Italian counterpart on re-election

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi congratulated his Italian counterpart Sergio Mattarella on his re-election as the president of the European country.

Houthi leader: Saudi-led alliance big loser on Yemen battlefield

The leader of Yemen’s Houthi movement says the recent escalation of the military campaign by the Saudi-led coalition stems from its fear of looming defeat, stressing that Riyadh and its alliance will eventually emerge as a big loser on the battlefield.

Israeli minister of military affairs makes surprise visit to Bahrain

Israeli Minister of military affairs, Benny Gantz, began an unannounced visit on Wednesday to Bahrain. It comes amid heightened tensions in the Persian Gulf after the recent missile and drone attacks on the United Arab Emirates by the Yemeni forces.

Turkish president says Iran reliable energy supplier

The presidents of Iran and Turkey have held a telephone conversation over bilateral ties and regional issues and underlined the need for boosting cooperation between Tehran and Ankara. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told his Iranian counterpart Ebrahim Raisi that Turkey views Iran as a reliable energy supplier and is seeking to boost the level of ties with the Islamic Republic.

Iran’s annual non-oil exports expected to touch $46bn

The Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) predicted the country’s annual non-oil exports would amount to $46 billion in about two months.

Iran’s nine-month trade with neighbors tops $36.8bn, up 42%

Iran’s trade with its 15 neighboring states in the first nine months of the Iranian calendar year (starting March 21, 2021) witnessed a 42 percent growth in terms of value in comparison with the figure of its corresponding period in the previous year, said the head of the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration (IRICA) on Thursday.

Report: US quietly ditches Israel gas pipeline to Europe

The US government silently abandoned an eastern Mediterranean pipeline project that would carry Israeli gas through Cyprus to Europe this week by submitting a non-paper to Athens explaining its reasons, according to a report by Middle East Eye.

Iranian president calls for expansion of ties with Tajikistan

Iran’s President Ebrahimi Raisi has expressed hope that bilateral ties with Tajikistan will further expand given the political will of the two countries.

Iranian negotiator: Vienna talks “positive”

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister and top negotiator in Vienna talks has described the negotiations as positive and progressive.

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