Monday, December 5, 2022

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Nagorno-Karabakh Conflict to Serve Interests of Daesh: Academic

Rahmat Hajimineh, an Iranian university professor, believes that the ongoing conflict and tension in the Caucasus can prepare the grounds for such terrorist groups as Daesh (ISIL) to recruit new militants and continue their operations throughout the Middle East and beyond, because radical and extremist forces these days are taking advantage of instability in different parts of the world in a bid to survive and protect themselves.

Iran, Japan vow to expand consular ties

In the 9th Joint Consular Meeting between Iran and Japan’s foreign ministries in Tokyo, the two sides reaffirmed further expansion of bilateral relations, particularly on consular cooperation.

Iran’s DM Urges Halt to Fighting between Armenia, Azerbaijan

Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan talked by phone with his Armenian and Azeri counterparts on Sunday, calling on the two sides to show restraint and settle disputes on the Nagorno-Karabakh region via peaceful negotiations.

Iran Urges Restraint in Nagorno-Karabakh Fighting

As tensions between Caucasian states Azerbaijan and Armenia have been running high with dozens of soldiers from both sides killed in the Nagorno-Karabakh region, Iran called on its northern neighbors to show restraint and immediately halt the bloody clashes.

Iran, Pakistan Cooperation against Terrorism to Serve Region, World: Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for closer cooperation between Tehran and Islamabad in various fields, including the fight against terrorism.

South Korea ups oil imports from Iran

A new report says South Korea increased crude imports from Iran by 91 percent in February from a year earlier.

Undersea pipeline to take Iran gas to India: Report

The Indian government is reportedly determined to seal a deal with Tehran on laying a direct undersea gas pipeline from Iran to India.

Iran ready to restore peace, stability to Afghanistan: Envoy

Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations Organization said that restoring peace, stability, and security to Afghanistan can be achieved by global economic cooperation.

Moscow Condemns Series of Terrorist Attacks in Syria

Moscow in the strongest terms condemns the recent terrorist attacks in Syria, which killed more than 130 people, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday.

Syrian army urges gunmen to lay down weapons, have their legal status settled

The General Command of the Syrian Army and Armed Forces called on the gunmen in Daraa district in the eastern province of Aleppo to lay down their arms to have their legal status settled.

Daesh buys land in Afghanistan to set up camp

Head of Afghan Ghor Provincial Council says Daesh has purchased a plot of land in Tolack County, in this province near Herat to set up a camp.

Iran, Japan sign investment agreement to up economic ties

Iran and Japan have signed an investment agreement in a bid to boost economic cooperation after the lifting of nuclear-related sanctions against Tehran.

Iranian Clubs Likely to Withdraw from AFC Champions League

Iran Football Federation Vice President Mehdi Taj said the Iranian teams will withdraw from AFC Champions League if the confederation change the venues of Iran and Saudi Arabian teams matches.

S. Korea opens center to support exports to Iran

South Korea launched a business center to support local firms exporting to Iran as the East Asian country seeks to broaden its presence in...

Supreme Leader: Iran gov’t, nation keen on enhanced ties with China

Supreme Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei said on Saturday that Iranian government and nation have been seeking expansion of relations with independent and reliable states such as China.

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.

Chinese President Starts Official Visit to Tehran

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Tehran Friday night for a state visit to Iran aimed at further boosting the traditional friendship and economic engagement between the two countries.

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.

Iran denounces deadly terror attacks in Indonesian capital

Iran has strongly condemned the recent string of deadly explosions that rocked the Indonesian capital, Jakarta, saying the perpetrators of the “inhumane” act must be brought to justice.

Iran been patient so far vis-à-vis negative Saudi acts: Zarif

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic has so far exercised patience with regard to negative measures adopted by Saudi Arabia as Riyadh steps up its hostile policies against Tehran.

Iran supports peace, stability in Afghanistan: Rouhani

Iran favors a secure, stable and united Afghanistan, President Rouhani told the visiting Chief Executive of Afghanistan Abdullah Abdullah.

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.

Japan’s premier invites President Rouhani to Tokyo

The Japanese PM has praised the nuclear agreement clinched between Iran and P5+1 and emphasized the significance of its proper implementation.

Iran, China urge enhanced cooperation for global peace

The armed forces of Iran and China should work toward strengthening cooperation in all areas of common interest, the Iranian Air Force commander told his Chinese counterpart.

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