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Reports and views published in the Media Wire section have been retrieved from other news agencies and websites, and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website. The IFP may change the headlines of the reports in a bid to make them compatible with its own style of covering Iran News, and does not make any changes to the content. The source and URL of all reports and news stories are mentioned at the bottom of each article.

Iran and Turkmenistan Envisage Huge Goods-For-Energy Barter

An Iranian Petroleum Ministry official says Iran and Turkmenistan have envisioned a $30bn barter deal in their economic exchange.

No Iranian Pilgrim Injured in Iraq: Official

The Head of Iran's Hajj and Pilgrimage Organization, Saeed Ohadi, said that none of the country’s nationals have been injured while on pilgrimage to the holy cities of Iraq, noting that a Tuesday June 28 terrorist attack in the desert of Karbala was far away from the holy city and did not injure anybody.

Deputy Industry Minister: Economy Needs $800bn Investment

Iran’s Deputy Industry Minister said the country requires $8bn of investment in order to reach the goal of 8% economic growth.

Iranian Diplomat Warns Regional States against Ties with Israel

Former Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Amir Abdollahian described certain regional states' attempts to establish relations with Israel as a strategic mistake with dire repercussions.

Iran’s Foreign Ministry Condemns Istanbul Airport Blast

The Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson strongly denounced the terrorist suicide attacks which hit Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport.

Iran against Interference in Regional Countries’ Affairs: President

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani highlighted Tehran’s policy of non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries, noting that Iran favours security in the region and believes in letting nations decide their own fate.

1 Iranian Killed, 5 Wounded in Istanbul Airport Blasts: Official

Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for Consular, Parliamentary and Expatriates Affairs Hassan Qashqavi said on Wednesday, June 29, that one Iranian was killed and five others wounded in the blasts which hit Atatürk International Airport in Istanbul on Tuesday night, June 28.

Analyst: “US Recognizing Iran as a Legitimate Power”

“Iran is the only power that can provide the Iraqi people with brotherly camaraderie,” Scott Bennett, a former US Army psychological warfare officer, says.

Infrastructure Completed for Power Export to Azerbaijan

Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian has announced the completion of an energy infrastructure project that will send Iranian electricity to neighbouring Azerbaijan.

4th International Maritime Industries Expo to Be Hosted by Tehran

The Fourth Iran International Maritime Industries Exhibition (Iran-IMEX 2016) will be held in Tehran from September 24-26, concurrent with World Maritime Day.

German Mountaineer Rescued from Mount Damavand

The head of Amol Red Crescent said that a German mountaineer had fallen while climbing Mount Damavand, but a team dispatched to the location was able to rescue him.

Iran’s FM Condemns Istanbul Terrorist Attack

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif denounced the Tuesday night’s gun and bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk international airport, renewing the call for concerted action against extremist violence.

Oil Minister: New IPC Contracts Ready This Summer

Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zangeneh said the country’s new oil and investment contracts for international firms, known as Iran Petroleum Contracts (IPCs), will be launched this summer.

Landmines Still Taking a Toll in Border Areas

Iran is said to be the country with the second highest number of landmines in the world. Nearly 40 million mines were planted in the country during the Iran-Iraq war (1980-1988). With the help of experts, more than 24 million mines have been detected and defused so far, but 16 million are still undetected, according to UN reports.

Funds Designated for Improving Public Transportation Quality

As part of a one-year plan to tackle pollution in large cities, a 22-trillion-rial ($6.3 billion) fund has been allocated to upgrade the public transport fleet in metropolises like Tehran. The plan, which lays out the government’s one-year targets to battle air pollution, was approved last month and was recently communicated to the relevant bodies.

Tehran Municipality to Enhance Disability Services

Tehran Municipality is attempting to ensure the inclusion of people with disabilities in the urban development of the capital.

Iran Licenses 2 Orbital Slots for Domestic Satellites

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has reinstated Iran’s license on two orbital slots, the Deputy Head of the Iranian Space Agency said on Tuesday June 28.

Sanctions on Bank Melli in Hong Kong Lifted

Deputy Governor for Currency Affairs at the Bank Melli of Iran (BMI) announced that sanctions on BMI Hong Kong Branch had been lifted since June 24 and the branch will soon resume its activities there.

Iran’s Larijani Highlights Importance of Int’l Quds Day

Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani underlined the importance of International Quds Day rallies, saying that massive presence of Muslims in the upcoming demonstrations across the world will display their “strong will” to help resolve the problems facing the Palestinian nation.

Legal Chief: US Human Rights Claims Weakened by Bahrain and Yemen Actions

Washington's support for the suppression of the Bahraini nation and war on Yemen revealed its lies about advocacy of human rights, Iran's Judiciary Chief Sadeq Amoli Larijani claimed on Tuesday June 28.

140,000 New Jobs in Tourism by March 2018: CHTHO Chief

Iran will create some 140,000 job opportunities in the field of tourism by the end of the next Iranian calendar year (March 2018), the head of the Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicraft Organization (CHTHO), Masoud Soltanifar, announced.

Chabahar Port: Indian Firms to Invest $235m

The Managing Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization said that the capacity of Chabahar port will increase from 2 million tons to 8 million tons after an investment of $235m from Indian firms.

11 Terrorists Killed by IRGC in Northwest Iran

Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) forces have destroyed an 11-member gang of terrorists tied to an anti-Iran Kurdish terror outfit.

Bushehr Power Plant Contracts Upcoming: Rusatom

Rusatom Service, part of Russian state nuclear agency Rosatom, announced that it expects to sign a 4-year contract with Tehran on the construction of two more energy blocks at Iran’s southern Bushehr nuclear power plant by the end of this year.

Golestan’s Green Paradise

Golestan province, located in northern Iran on the coastlines of the Caspian Sea, has a verdant, beautiful environment and pleasant weather, which make it...

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