Iran plans to open an offshore bank in the southern island of Kish “within a month” in a bid to facilitate its trade transactions and process international payments, a report said.
Minister of Roads and Urban Development Abbas Akhundi arrived in Ashgabat on Monday heading a high ranking politico-economic delegation.
An official at Iran’s Foreign Ministry denied reports that Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has received a secret letter from European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini.
Deputy Foreign Minister for Asia-Pacific and Commonwealth Affairs Ebrahim Rahimpour stressed the high potential for good relations between Iran and Mongolia.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry flatly rejected the US annual report on terrorism, which singled out Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism, saying the US is known as the biggest supporter of terrorist groups and the Israeli regime as “the symbol of state-sponsored terrorism”.
A major Turkish energy company has finalized a $4.2bn deal with Iran's Energy Ministry to set up seven natural gas power plants in the Islamic Republic.
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman expressed his deepest condolences for the passing of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, deeming him a pioneer in the field of racial equality.
The Saudi-led coalition’s airstrikes on the Yemeni port city of Hudaydah have led to a power failure in the hot city, leading to temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius.
A group of hackers, apparently employed by Saudi Arabia, hacked into a number of websites affiliated with Iran’s Foreign Ministry, publishing image of Saudi kings on the websites.
A former Miss Turkey has been sentenced to suspended jail for sending an insulting post about Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on her Instagram.