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Red Deer’s Chances of Survival Improve

The recent birth of four baby red deer in Semeskandeh Wildlife Refuge in Sari, Mazandaran Province, has lifted the spirits of officials and activists, and increased the critically endangered animal’s chances of survival.

Peyman Moaadi to Appear in HBO Series

After appearing in two Hollywood movies, renowned Iranian actor Peyman Moaadi has been acting in an American series which will be shown on HBO (Home Box Office), a US premium cable and satellite television network, in July.

“Women to Make Up 45% of Labour Market in Iran by 2026”

Within the next ten years, about 45% of the Iranian labour market will be in the hands of women, Moslem Khani, an advisor to the Ministry of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare said on Monday June 13.

Afghan MP Urges Iran’s Inclusion in 4-Way Peace Talks

A member of Afghanistan’s Parliament emphasized that the Kabul government needs to include more countries, particularly neighbouring Iran, in the process of peace talks with the Taliban.

Returning to Their Roots – Deserted Villages See Revival

Deserted villages are slowly seeing rejuvenation in north-western Ardebil Province thanks to the growing number of people moving back to their birthplaces after experiencing “city life beset with problems.”

Petchem Exports Up 46% in Two Years: Zangeneh

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said Iran's export of petrochemical products stood at 18.7m metric tons in the previous Iranian calendar year, which ended on March 19, up by 46% from two years earlier.

Tehran University of Medical Sciences Signs MoU with UNIMAS

Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) inked an MoU on scientific, research and academic exchanges on Tuesday June 14.

Zarif: Common Global Strategy Needed to Combat Extremism

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif noted on Tuesday June 14 that the combat against extremism and terrorism requires a shared global strategy.

US Must Do More on Nuclear Deal: Iran

Iran says the US must do more to encourage banks into doing business with the Islamic Republic following the lifting of sanctions.

Navy Commander: ‘Sahand’ Destroyer Almost Finished

Navy Commander Sayyari said that the Sahand destroyer of the Moudge class, which is 90% complete, will be delivered to the military fleet this year, adding that the Navy will stage its biggest drill in February next year in the Sea of Oman and the Indian Ocean.

Iran and Turkey Sign Deal to Build Industrial Park

Iran and Turkey have signed an agreement to construct an industrial park in Iran in a bid to boost mutual cooperation between the two neighbouring countries.

Iran Oil Output Over 3.8mbd

Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh said Iran's crude oil production has crossed 3.8m barrels per day in the month of Khordad, which began on May 21.

Chinese Ambassador Interested In Expanding Iran Ties

China’s Ambassador to Iran Pang Sen stressed the interest of Chinese officials in expanding relations with Iran.

Eurasian official: Iran and EEU to ink FTA

An analysis of the potential benefits for countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) to conclude an interim agreement on free trade with Iran will be completed by the end of this year, according to Minister of Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission, Veronica Nikishina, Sputnik reported.

Iranian Parliament Elects Members of Specialized Commissions

Members of eight specialized commissions of Iran’s newly-elected parliament, including National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, were elected.

Germany’s BASF Reopens Bureau in Tehran

An official has announced the reopening of the Tehran office of Germany’s BASF SE, the largest chemical producer in the world.

Iran to Boost Gasoline Refining Capacity

Iran says it has devised a serious plan to increase its refining capacity for crude and condensate by more than 70% within the next four years as it tries to cut its reliance on gasoline imports.

Iran FM and Norway PM Hold Broad Talks in Oslo

In a meeting in Oslo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg discussed a range of issues, from closer bilateral ties to the regional developments and counter terrorism efforts.

Iran Condemns Terrorist Bombing in Lebanese Capital

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaberi Ansari strongly condemned a recent explosion in the Lebanese capital of Beirut, calling it “a measure aimed at destabilizing Lebanon”.

Theatre Performance Inspired by Albert Camus to Take the Stage in Tehran

A play based on the works of Albert Camus, called The State of Plague and created by theatre artist Tino Salehi, has been scheduled for this autumn at Tehran’s Iranshahr Theatre Hall.

Iran Started Polypropylene Exports to Europe

Iran's Jam Petrochemical Company (JPC) started exporting products including polypropylene to Europe in the final months of previous Iranian calendar year (ended March 19, 2016), the company's senior official said.

Signs of Hope Emerge in Housing Market

The managing director of the Office for Housing Planning and Economy (affiliated to the Ministry of Roads and Urban Development) says the recent increase in home sales could be a good omen for the Iranian property market.

Iran Paralympic Swimmers Earn 13 More Medals at IDM 2016

Iranian Paralympic swimmers have maintained their outstanding performances at the Internationale Deutsche Meisterschaften (IDM) 2016 in Germany, garnering 13 more medals to raise the country’s total medal count to 31 at the prestigious event.

Shooter Khedmati Wins Gold at Olympic Games Training Camp

Iranian female sports shooter Najmeh Khedmati has put on an awe-inspiring display of skills at the Olympic Games Training Camp in France, and managed to snatch a gold medal.

Bushehr-Dubai Flights to Resume

Flights between Bushehr in southwestern Iran and Dubai in the UAE, which were suspended last year, will recommence in the first week of the Iranian month of Tir (starting June 21) in cooperation with Kish Airlines.

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