Read the latest news from Asia covered by Iranian media.
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.
Iran condoles with Afghanistan, Pakistan, India over quake deaths
Iran is ready to provide humanitarian and relief assistance for the quake-stricken areas, Afkham said.
Iran condemns terrorist attacks on Nigeria mosques
Iran is ready to exchange experience with Nigeria on the fight against terrorism, Afkham said.
US influence in Middle East must be blocked: Iranian defense minster
Iran’s defense minister has praised the "iron resolve” of the Yemeni people who have been resisting Saudi attacks, and lauded Russia’s efforts in battling terrorist groups in Syria.
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.