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Read the latest news from Asia covered by Iranian media.

Rangin Dadfar Spanta

Kabul and Tehran can serve as driving force behind regional convergence

In an interview with an Iranian daily, the former Afghan foreign minister has weighed in on Tehran-Kabul relations in the past and at present.
Malaysian army

Extremists infiltrate the Malaysian Army

An international affairs expert comments on infiltration of IS sympathizers into the Malaysian Army.
Hamid Karzai

US and Pakistan hold the key to Afghan peace: Former president

Etemad daily has conducted an interview with former Afghan President Hamid Karzai about his years in office and the government that has replaced his.
Mousa Golpaygani

Envoy dismisses report that fisherman shot dead by Turkmen police

Iranian Ambassador to Turkmenistan Mohammad Muosa Golpayegani has rejected reports that Turkmen maritime police have recently killed an Iranian fisherman.
Ashraf Ghani-Abdullah Abdullah

Can this government build a nation?

With the Afghan Cabinet lineup finally announced, two experts weigh in on the challenges the new government faces.
Mohssen Rezai

Iranians won’t forget China’s cooperation over the years

The secretary of the Expediency Council says that Iran and China can make joint investment in Iraq if China fully cooperates with Iran.
South_Asia

Foreign direct investment in South Asia

Iran, the fifth country in the region in terms of foreign investment absorption, stands a good chance of attracting more capital from abroad.
sheikh-haron

Sheikh Haron Monis: I am no longer Rafezi!

An investigation by an Iranian news website reveals more about the Sydney hostage taker.
Manteghi

Australia supported the Iranian-fugitive-turned-Sydney-hostage taker; Western media hype the Islamophobia scenario

The man of Iranian origin behind the deadly hostage taking in Sydney, Australia was a fraudster, wanted at home.
Merila Zarei-win-APSA

Iranian actress Merila Zarei wins award at the 2014 Asia Pacific Screen Awards

Merila Zarei has won the Best Actress Award at the 8th Asia Pacific Screen Awards for her role in the Iranian war drama ‘Track 143’ directed by female filmmaker Narges Abyar.