Sunday, January 16, 2022



Ministry: Iran’s rail transit highest in 10 years

The Iranian Roads and Urban Development’s report on nine-month rail transit indicates that the sector has recorded the highest increase over the past 10 years.

Iranian taxi apps down

Iranian Taxi apps Snapp and Tapsi are down due to unknown reason.

Situation back to normal at Iran-Turkey border crossing

The spokesman for Iran’s Customs Organization says the situation has returned to normal at the Bazargan crossing on Iran’s border with Turkey.

Iran, Iraq launch Shalamcheh-Basrah railway project

Iran and Iraq have launched a railway construction project that will connect the town of Shalamcheh in the Iranian province of Khuzestan to the Iraqi city of Basra.

Iran, Iraq to build Shalamcheh-Basra railroad

Iran’s minister of roads and urban development says the Islamic Republic has signed an agreement with Iraq to build a railroad linking Iran’s Shalamcheh to the Iraqi province of Basra.

Islamabad-Tehran-Istanbul cargo train enters Iran

A cargo train linking Pakistan to Iran and Turkey has entered Iranian soil from the eastern border, days after the freight train service was relaunched following a 10-year pause.

Construction of Iran-Armenia transit route to be completed soon: MP

An Iranian legislator says the construction of a transit route that will directly connect Iran to neighboring Armenia is in a final stage and will be completed in the near future.

Iran, Syria discuss closer cooperation in transportation

The Syrian transportation minister has discussed with a number of Iranian companies areas of closer cooperation in the domain of air and land transport.

Iran, Hungary ink MOU on economic cooperation

Iran and Hungary have signed a memorandum of understanding on bilateral economic cooperation.

Iranian, Turkmen presidents talk bilateral ties

The presidents of Iran and Turkmenistan have underlined the need to strengthen border cooperation and facilitate exchange of goods. Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi and Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow also stressed the necessity of increasing trade cooperation in order to boost bilateral relations.

Iran, Azerbaijan Republic to build border road bridge

Iran and the Republic of Azerbaijan have reached an agreement to construct a road bridge on the Astarachay River on their border.

Russian official: North-South Corridor vital for cooperation with Iran

A Russian trade official has described the north-south transit corridor, a major portion of which passes through Iran, as of vital significance for Tehran and Moscow.

Trade activity resumes at Iran-Afghanistan border crossing

An Iranian customs spokesman says after the normalization of the situation at the Malik border in Sistan and Baluchestan province, commercial activity has resumed at this crossing between Iran and Afghanistan.

Armenia building new route for Iranian vehicles

Armenia is building a new transit route for Iranian cargo and passenger vehicles after the Azerbaijan Republic imposed restrictions on the previous road.

Iran, Afghanistan discuss security cooperation

Iran and Afghanistan have exchanged views on the enhancement of mutual relations, including ways to boost security cooperation.

Tehran, Baku discuss ways of resolving road transportation problems

The joint commission of Iran and the republic of Azerbaijan has held its first meeting in Baku with the aim of facilitating road transportation.

Iran exports to Afghanistan hits $1bn

Afghanistan’s Chamber of Commerce says the country’s imports from Iran have reached one billion dollars over the last 8 months.

Armenian PM: Problem of Iranian trucks traveling to Yerevan solved

Armenian Prime Minister Niko Pashinyan has said Iranian trucks can use the Tatev-Aghvani alternative road to travel to the Republic of Azerbaijan without paying customs duties from now on. Pashinyan was speaking at a meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers on Thursday.

Remains of 16th-century ship found off Caspian Sea

The remnants of a ship dating back to the 16th century have been discovered off the coast of the Caspian Sea in the north of Iran.

Data: Iran’s monthly oil export revenues at $1.3bn

Iran has been earning an average of around $1.3 billion per month in oil revenues despite sanctions imposed by the United States, a report shows.

Iran, Pakistan to facilitate traffic from China to Europe

Tehran and Islamabad have agreed to facilitate truck traffic from China to Europe, Iran’s Minister of Roads and Urban Development Rostam Qassemi says.

Russia resumes flights with several countries, including Iran

Russia has resumed regular air traffic with Iran and several other countries, which had earlier been suspended due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Iran, Pakistan to boost mutual trade to $5bn

Iran’s minister of industry, mines and trade says plans are in the offing to increase Tehran-Islamabad trade to $5 billion in two years’ time.

Iran-Turkmenistan land trade booming

An Iranian official says the export of goods by truck from the city of Sarakhs bordering Turkmenistan to the neighboring country has tripled compared to the previous week.

Iran: Fuel distribution returns to normal

  The spokesperson for the National Iranian Oil Products Distribution Company has said refueling has returned to normal at all gas stations across Iran following days of disruption due to a cyberattack attack.

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