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New Zealand FM Calls for Closer Tehran-Wellington Ties

New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully stressed the need for promotion of bilateral relations between the Oceanian country and the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Kuwaiti MP to Sponsor Legal Action against Saudi Arabia’s Terrorist Activities

Abdul-Hamid Dashti, a Member of Kuwait’s Parliament, announced that he plans to form a legal coalition to file a lawsuit against Riyadh over its role in regional and global terrorist activities.

Extremism, Violence Common Threat to All Nations, Iran’s Zarif Says

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif expressed deep concern over the spread of terrorism and extremism across the world, describing the phenomenon as a common threat to all nations.

Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan Resolved to Enhance Strategic Ties

In a meeting in Erbil, Governor-General of Iran’s Kordestan Province Abdol-Mohammad Zahedi and Abdelkarim Sinjari, the Interior Minister of the Iraqi Kurdistan Region, explored the avenues for promoting mutual cooperation between the two neighbouring sides.

Etemad Editorial: Saudi Arabia’s Vision 2030 Not Possible without Respecting Citizens’ Rights

Abbas Abdi, a prominent reformist analyst, said in his Tuesday editorial in Etemad that Saudi rulers should learn from the fate of Iran’s Shah. They are hoping to implement an ambitious development plan, Vision 2030, which Abdi believes is not feasible without taking civil rights into account.

Presidents of Iran and Croatia Call for Closer Anti-Terror Cooperation

Iran and Croatia have emphasized their determination to step up Tehran-Zagreb cooperation in the fight against terrorism and extremism, particularly in the troubled Middle East region.

Iranian VP Steps Up Calls for Nuclear Disarmament

An Iranian vice president on Wednesday, May 18, called for world nuclear disarmament, the latest expression of Tehran's determination to join the international community after the lifting of sanctions.

Leader: Some Regional Governments Betraying Muslims

The Leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, says certain Muslim governments have been betraying their people by helping the US implement its policies in the region.

Iranian and Pakistani Cities to Restart Rail Freight Transport

Iran and Pakistan have agreed to resume rail freight transport between the provincial capitals of the two neighbours’ border regions.

Iran and the Next US President

The Middle East presents variety of complicated partnerships for the next United States President.  In recent years, the US has been experiencing a strategic...