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Bahram Qassemi

Iran Welcomes Results of French Presidential Election

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi hailed the results of French presidential election, and expressed the hope that Tehran-Paris ties would be expanded after the new president takes the office.
Iran's Parliament

“Pledge to Increase Cash Subsidies Aimed at Buying Votes”

A top Iranian parliamentarian says the promise of increasing cash handouts by some presidential candidates is a clear example of vote-buying.

Conservative Presidential Hopefuls Criticise Rouhani’s Foreign Policies

Conservative Iranian presidential candidates, in a recent live TV debate, attacked the incumbent government for its weak performance in foreign policy, particularly the implementation of a nuclear deal signed with world powers.

“Huge Investment Needed in Iran’s Mines Sector”

An Iranian official says investment in the mines and mineral industries sector requires huge financial resources.
Surprise Flight Boosts Sick Boy’s Morale (4)

Surprise Flight Boosts Sick Boy’s Morale

A group of university students formulated a scenario to boost the morale of a boy suffering from a serious condition and enable him to fight the disease.

Iran Not to Abide by Documents like UNESCO 2030: Leader

Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the UNESCO, as a body infiltrated by world powers, has no right to make decisions for other nations, and the Islamic Republic will never submit to its 2030 education agenda.

A Look at Iranian Newspaper Front Pages on May 7

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday and picked headlines from 14 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Iranian FM Meets Afghanistan’s President in Kabul

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met Ashraf Ghani, the president of Afghanistan, during his official visit to Kabul on Sunday.

European Sculptors Praise Tehran Sculpture Symposium’s High Quality  

Two European sculptors taking part in the 8th Tehran International Sculpture Symposium, currently underway in the Iranian capital, have expressed satisfaction with the unique quality of the convention, calling it a wonderful event which is among the best ones worldwide.
Intelligent Home Garden Built in Central Iran

Intelligent Home Garden Built in Central Iran

Two knowledge-based Iranian companies in central Iran have managed to design and make an intelligent home garden for growing green leafy vegetables.