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Police Seize over Two Tons of Opium in Southeast Iran

Iran’s anti-narcotics police have managed to seize over 2,000kg of opium in two search and seizure operations in the southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan, the provincial police chief said on Monday May 5.
Ali Younesi

President’s Aide Hails Election of Sunni MP to Parliament’s Governing Board

In recent elections held inside the new Iranian Parliament, Mohammad-Qassim Osmani, a Kurd Sunni MP, was elected by the lawmakers as a member of the Parliament’s 12-member governing board. Ali Younesi, President Hassan Rouhani’s Adviser on Ethnic and Religious Minorities Affairs, welcomed this move, describing it as an admirable move in line with the administration’s policies on minorities.
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Iran and Peugeot Launch New Talks

The Deputy Industry Minister described the details of Iran’s new negotiations with France’s Peugeot over automobile parts manufacturing.
Ramadan

Muslims Start Observing Fasting Month of Ramadan

Muslim nations around the world have started observing the rituals of the holy month of Ramadan, during which adult people fast from dawn to dusk.
Ali-Tayyebnia

Economy Minister Predicts 5% Economic Growth

Economy Minister Ali Tayyebnia said on Monday May 6 that Iran’s economy will grow by 5% in 2016-2017.
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Iranian and French Firms Sign Science Cooperation MoU

Iran’s Dana Energy Company and a major French integrated geo-science company have penned a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to boost their mutual cooperation in the field of science.
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Jamkaran Prepares for Ramadan

Many devoted volunteers in Qom have joined in preparing Jamkaran Holy Mosque for the upcoming Ramadan. These efforts are part of a ten-day period...
Professor Mohammad Ali Molavi

Father of Iranian Genetic Research Dies at 95

Professor Mohammad Ali Molavi, the father of Iran’s science of genetics, passed away at 95 on Sunday May 5.
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Oil Accord Sealed with S. Korea’s SK Energy

The first ever agreement to develop and optimize Iranian oil refineries has been inked with South Korea’s SK Energy.
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Iran Could Increase Its Share in Global Date Market

A Danish manager said Iran could increase its share in the global market by exporting dates and nuts, it was announced on Monday May 6.