Iran’s Roads Minister Survives Impeachment

Iranian Minister of Roads and Urban Development survived an impeachment bid by the Parliament after securing a vote of confidence from lawmakers.
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Iran’s President Congratulates Wrestling Team on World Title

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani praised the country’s wrestlers for their championship at the 2017 Freestyle World Cup in the western Iranian city of Kermanshah.
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Iran’s FM Not to Meet US Secretary of State in Munich

Iranian Foreign Ministry announced that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will not hold any meeting with his US counterpart on the sidelines of the ongoing Munich Security Conference.
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Iran Boosting Production and Export of Its Medicinal Herbs

About $91 million worth of medicinal herbs, including cumin, coriander and coriander seeds, henna and damask rose, were exported in the last Iranian year (March 2015-16).

Iran in Final Stages of Purchasing ATR Planes

Iran's Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhoundi says his ministry and the world's leading turboprop manufacturer ATR are in the final stages of a passenger plane deal.
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MP Rejects Arab Parliament Chairman’s Anti-Iran Remarks

An Iranian lawmaker lashed out at the baseless claims made by the Chairman of Arab Parliament about Iran’s trio Persian Gulf islands, saying historical documents prove Abu Musa, Greater and Lesser Tunb islands all belong to the Islamic Republic.
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Two Arrested over Plasco Building Fire

Spokesman for the Iranian Judiciary says two people have been arrested on suspicion of starting the fire of Plasco building, which led to its collapse on January 19 and killed several people.
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Unusual Sentence for Teenage Criminal

A judge in southern Iran has sentenced a teenager charged with carrying illicit drugs to learn Islamic rules instead of going to jail.
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$8.5b in Foreign Funds Approved in Post-JCPOA Era: Iranian Minister

An Iranian minister says $8.5 billion in foreign investment have been approved by the Organization for Investment and Technical Assistance of Iran in the post-sanctions era, of which $5.5 billion pertains to the industry and mining sector.
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Iran, Saudi Arabia Take Part in Joint Naval Drills

Iran and Saudi Arabia were confirmed as participants in the “Aman 2017” naval drills held in Pakistani waters on Friday.