Americas

Read the latest news from Americas covered by Iranian media.

Paymentwall ‘not connected’ to Iranian banking system

Central Bank of Iran has rejected the claim by San Francisco-based Paymentwall that it has integrated its payment services into Shetab - Iran’s local payment system.

Zarif to Meet US Counterpart in NY

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left Tehran for New York early Monday morning to attend the Paris Agreement signing ceremony.

Uruguay vice president to visit Iran in coming days

Vice President of Uruguay Raúl Fernando Sendic will visit Iran on April 25 to expand economic and parliamentary relations, Iran's Embassy to Montevideo announced on Sunday.

Iran, Venezuela must boost international cooperation: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran and Venezuela must enhance close and constructive cooperation in international circles.

“Starless Dreams”, “Sonita” win awards at Full Frame festival

Iranian films “Starless Dreams” and “Sonita” won awards at the 19th Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, North Carolina, U.S., the organizers announced on Sunday.

Iranian oil tankers free to cross Panama Canal

Iran and Panama have reached agreement on Iranian tanker ships crossing the Panama Canal and to register vessels under Panamanian flag.

Iran, Brazil Hold 9th Round of Consultative Meetings

Iranian and Brazilian foreign ministry officials held the 9th round of political consultative meetings in Tehran.

Boeing Offers to Sell 3 New Aircraft Models to Iran: Official

US plane maker Boeing has proposed to sell new models of its 737, 777 and 787 aircraft to Iran and promised after-sales support, a top Iranian aviation official says. - See more at: http://en.alalam.ir/news/1807385#sthash.VJnhI2vQ.dpuf

Rio center to hold Abbas Kiarostami retrospective

A retrospective of works by Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami will be held at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) in Rio de Janeiro from April 13 until May 9, the Rio Times reported on Friday.

Who Will Muslim Americans Vote for in the US Presidential Election?

Foad Shams: Muslims in America are in a small minority (3.3m among 318m American citizens), but today, the issues regarding their rights are some of the most important topics of the US elections.