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Kashmiris Flock to Hospitals to Donate Blood amid Violence and Curfews

An Indian man travelled 5 km on foot amid a curfew to reach a local hospital in Kashmir to donate blood for those injured in the ongoing violence following the death of Burhan Wani, a top figure in the pro-independence Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) group.
Bahram Ghasemi

Iran Strongly Denounces Kazakh Terrorist Attacks

Foreign Ministry Spokesman expressed Iran’s strong disapproval of inhumane actions and terrorist attacks including a recent deadly shooting in the Kazakh largest city, Almaty, on Monday, July 18.

Iran, Russia, Azerbaijan Presidents to Meet in Baku Next Month: Deputy FM

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Asian and Pacific Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour said the presidents of Iran, Russia and the Republic of Azerbaijan are expected to meet in Baku on August 8.
Mohammad Javad Zarif

Caspian Sea’s Legal Regime Should Meet All Littoral States’ Interests: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif stressed that the legal regime of Caspian Sea should be developed in a way that the interests of all littoral states are met.

Differences Narrowing among Caspian States, Iran’s FM Says

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who is in Kazakhstan for a meeting of the foreign ministers of the Caspian Sea littoral states, said the Caspian countries have reached a consensus on many topics, but noted that a number of issues still remain to be settled.

Iran’s President Felicitates Mongolia on National Day

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani congratulated Mongolia’s National day to the people and government of the Eastern Asian country, calling for further development of mutual ties.
Iranian, Qatari Special Envoys Hold Talks on Afghanistan

Iran Welcomes Kazakhstan’s Election to UNSC

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi announced that Tehran welcomes the election of Kazakhstan to the United Nations Security Council given the country’s potentials.

Iran Raps Deadly Terror Attack in Bangladesh

Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned a recent terrorist attack in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka, which killed at least 22 people, saying the “inauspicious act” proved that terrorism knows no boundaries.

Iran and Turkmenistan Envisage Huge Goods-For-Energy Barter

An Iranian Petroleum Ministry official says Iran and Turkmenistan have envisioned a $30bn barter deal in their economic exchange.
india iran chabahar port

Chabahar Port: Indian Firms to Invest $235m

The Managing Director of the Ports and Maritime Organization said that the capacity of Chabahar port will increase from 2 million tons to 8 million tons after an investment of $235m from Indian firms.