Afghan man cuts off his wife’s nose

An Afghan man fled his home in Faryab Province to join Taliban after cutting off his wife’s nose during a family quarrel.The young woman...

China’s leader seeks ‘new chapter’ in ties with Iran

Chinese President Xi Jinping, the first head of state visiting Iran since sanctions were lifted on Tehran, is poised to sign letters of intent with the Islamic Republic for a new chapter in strategic economic cooperation.

Thailand plans to raise trade with Iran to $5bn

Thailand hopes to bring its trade transactions with Iran to $5 billion from the current $356 million as the Islamic Republic prepares to receive sanctions relief.
ISIS-Afghanistan

Nondescript choppers drop off Daesh fighters in Afghan province

An investigation has been launched to determine to which country the helicopters belong, an Afghan senator said.
Fumio Kishida

I’m coming to jumpstart Tokyo-Tehran relations: Japan FM

The international community, including Japan, has high expectations of Iran as a responsible, big country, the Japanese top diplomat said in an interview with Iran daily.
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Asian urban officials go on a half-day tour of Tehran

The tour which started with a bus ride took the visitors to Tajrish where the biggest subway station in the Middle East is located.
Najib-Malysia

Wealthy Arabs have made inroads into Malaysia

An IRNA report has said that wealthy Arabs use their money to make inroads to the Malaysian government and influence its regional policies.
Tahmasb Mazaheri

China won’t return Iran’s oil money even after a deal: Former top banker

Under a deal the Ahmadinejad government signed with the Chinese, the Chinese have been entrusted with holding Iran's assets.
Ali Tayyebnia

AIIB can be instrumental in Asian development projects: Economy minister

Iran's membership of the bank is in line with measures to realize the principles of the resistance-based economy, Minister of Economy and Financial Affairs Ali Tayyebnia said.
Minority Rohingya Muslims

Muslims die at sea; Nobel laureate keeps mum

The Rohingya Muslims have often been driven from their homes, because officials in Yangon do not recognize their civic rights and claim that they are Bengalis who should return to Bangladesh.