Iranian Cleric Urges Pakistan Action to Prevent Shiite Killings

A top Iranian cleric called on the Islamabad government to reverse its policy of inaction on the frequent killings of Shiite Muslims in terrorist attacks.
Iran-South Korea Container Service

New Iran-South Korea Container Service

Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines launched a new, direct and regular container service to South Korea as business and trade ties between the two countries continue to expand, JOC reported.
Chinese official-Chabahar

Chabahar a Vital 21st Century Port: Chinese Official

The Head of Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences on Wednesday cited Chabahar as a strategic region and vital port in the 21st century.

Chinese Ambassador Interested In Expanding Iran Ties

China’s Ambassador to Iran Pang Sen stressed the interest of Chinese officials in expanding relations with Iran.

Eurasian official: Iran and EEU to ink FTA

An analysis of the potential benefits for countries of the Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) to conclude an interim agreement on free trade with Iran will be completed by the end of this year, according to Minister of Trade of the Eurasian Economic Commission, Veronica Nikishina, Sputnik reported.

Chabahar Deal an Opportunity for Whole Region: Pak MP

The Chairman of the Pakistan National Assembly Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs believes that the Chabahar deal signed between Iran, India and Afghanistan, if looked at positively, will be an opportunity for the whole region.

Iran to Host 2018 Asian Alpine Ski C’ship

The Asia Ski Mountaineering Federation (ASMF) has announced Iran as the host of the Asian Alpine Ski Championship for the year 2018.
Hong Kong

Hong Kong Eyes Closer Maritime Cooperation with Tehran

An official with the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) said closer business ties with Iran following a lasting nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers would enable the city to tackle the downturn in the seaborne sector.
Mahathir Mohamad

Terrorism Caused by West’s Actions: Mahathir

In a recent interview with TIME, former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad discussed the West’s role in the spread of terrorism across the Middle East as well as the possibility of ISIS’s emergence in East Asia, particularly Malasyia.

S Korea to Up Iran’s Ultra-Light Crude Oil Imports

South Korea is expected to increase its imports of ultra-light oil from Iran by more than 50% in June, a report said.

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