IFP Media Wire
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Iran and South Korea Ink Water Treatment Deal
South Korea is about to help Iran on water supply and management and wastewater treatment under three memorandums of understanding signed in Tehran on Sunday, August 7.
Iran, Russia map out rival to Suez Canal
A major project to foster trade connectivity through a less trodden path straddling a promising market is about to feature prominently in discussions when...
President Rouhani Lauds Iran-Russia ‘Strategic’ Ties
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised the growing relations between Tehran and Moscow, saying that the two countries have close cooperation in various areas at regional and international levels.
Afghanistan’s Security Is Iran’s Core Policy: Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the progress and security of Afghanistan is among the Islamic Republic’s core policies.
No Hitch to Developing Iran-Pakistan Banking Relations: Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says there is no obstacle in the way of the expansion of banking relations between Iran and Pakistan.
Commander Says Emergence of Takfiris Part of West’s Plot against Islam
Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami said certain Western countries are behind a plot to prevent the spread of Islam in the West by giving rise to Takfiri terrorist groups.
Iran’s Supertanker, Container Ship Collide in Singapore Strait
A large container ship has collided with an Iranian supertanker in the busy Singapore Strait, causing damage to both vessels, but no injuries or oil pollution, the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) says.
Clinton, Trump No Different to Iran: Leader’s Adviser
A senior adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran sees no difference between the US presidential candidates from the Democratic and Republican parties.
Iran Eyes Developing Joint Strategies with Afghanistan
Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council voiced the country’s readiness to devise joint strategies with neighboring Afghanistan in various areas, such as political, economic and security as well as border issues.
Iran Slams West for Meddling in Execution of Terrorists
Iran has denounced the West's stance regarding the execution of a number of terrorists in the Islamic Republic, calling it blatant interference in the country’s domestic affairs.
No Difference between US Democrats, Republicans: Iran’s Velayati
Head of the Strategic Research Center of Iran's Expediency Council Ali Akbar Velayati shrugged off the outcome of the upcoming elections in the US, saying that in terms of policies against Iran, there is no difference between the candidates of Democrats and Republicans.
Putin Renews Vow to Give Iran $2.5bn of Loans
Russia says it is still committed to a pledge it has already made to grant two loans worth $2.5 billion to Iran.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Seriously Pursuing Mina Tragedy Case: Spokesman
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi assured the families of victims of last year’s deadly crush in Saudi Arabia’s Mina that the ministry is striving to restore the rights of the families through political and legal channels.
Iran Dismisses Allegation of Arms Delivery to Yemen
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman on Wednesday denied the allegation made by his British counterpart that Tehran sends arms to Yemen.
Azerbaijan Hails Growing Ties with Iran
The Republic of Azerbaijan’s President Ilham Aliyev described an upcoming visit to Baku by his Iranian counterpart as a sign of amicable and growing relations between the two Muslim neighbors.
Intelligence Ministry Details Terrorist Group’s Crimes in West of Iran
Iran’s Intelligence Ministry released some details on the so-called Toheed and Jihad Takfiri terrorist group, 102 of whose members and supporters have been arrested, killed in exchange of fire or sentenced to death for a litany of terrorist activities.
Iran to Build 800 Power Plants: Deputy Minister
An Iranian deputy energy minister said the country plans to develop over 800 power plant projects in the coming years.
Islamic Human Rights Award 2016 Jointly Goes to Bahrain’s Cleric, IHRC Co-Founder
Bahrain’s top Shiite cleric Sheikh Issa Qassim and the co-founder of the London-based Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC), Arzu Merali, were jointly granted the International Islamic Human Rights Award 2016 on Wednesday.
Iran’s Judiciary Chief Proposes Debates with Europe on Human Rights
Iran’s Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani proposed that the Islamic Republic and Europe can begin discussions about human rights, provided that Iran would also have the chance to question the shortcomings of Europeans regarding human rights.
UN Betrayed Yemeni Children by De-Listing Saudi Arabia: Iran
Iran says the United Nations’ decision to temporarily reverse the blacklisting of Saudi Arabia for killing Yemeni children amounts to a betrayal of the defenceless minors.
Saudi Arabia Asked Abbas to Meet MKO Ringleader, Palestinian Source Says
An informed Palestinian source said a recent meeting between Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and head of the anti-Iran terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO) has been held at the request of Saudi Arabia.
P5+1 Not Fully Abiding by JCPOA: Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says the P5+1 group of countries is not fully carrying out its obligations under the nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic.
Int’l Army Games 2016: Iran Ranks 1st in Suvorov Attack
Iranian servicemen attending the International Army Games in Russia finished first in their group in the 1st round of the Suvorov attack event, held on Tuesday morning.
US Allows South Korea to Do Iran Trade In Euros: Report
South Korean companies will be able to carry out business with Iran in euros as early as next month, enabling the Asian country to cash in on new opportunities from lifting of sanctions on Tehran.
Ukraine Ambassador Pledges Push to Lift Visa Requirements for Iranians
Ukraine’s Ambassador to Tehran Sergei Buldiliak said he is going to use his experience as a diplomat in charge of handling consular affairs to ease the visa restrictions for the Iranians traveling to Ukraine.