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Archive of Iran wired news and views from the Iranian media by IFP News.

Iranian Clubs Learn Rivals in 2019 AFC Champions League

Iranian football teams Esteghlal and Persepolis learned their opponents at the group stage of the 2019 AFC Champions League (ACL) on Thursday.

Traveler Safety in Iran Matches Europe: Report

A new report on global security has portrayed Iran as safe as much of western Europe for travelers in what could be an evidence that the country’s tourism industry has a good potential to provide a serious source of revenues in face of draconian US sanctions.

Zarif: Iran Perhaps Responsible for California Fires!

Iran’s foreign minister described US President Donald Trump’s pledge of support for Riyadh despite the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi as “shameful”, deploring Trump’s picking on Iran instead and joking that Tehran might even have been responsible for recent California fires.

Iran Says Frustrated by EU’s Slow Pace in Implementing SPV

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Tehran is frustrated by the slow pace of EU moves to help Iran reap the full benefits of the JCPOA after Washington’s pullout from the international deal.

Europeans Working with US Accomplice in Trump’s Crimes: Iran

Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani says European countries collaborating with the United States' policies are accomplices in crimes committed by the US, the Israeli regime and reactionary states in the region.

Iran Not Going to Bow to US: President Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reaffirmed the country’s resolve to confront foreign pressures, stressing that Iran will never bow before the US.
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Iranian Cheetah Caught Stealing Ranger’s Shoes (+Video)

An interesting video has emerged showing an Iranian cheetah cub stealing a wildlife park ranger’s shoe outside his guarding post in the protected area of Seidowa Wildlife Refuge in Iran’s northeastern Semnan province.

Iran Ready to Fight Terrorists on Pakistani Soil

Iran says it is prepared to carry out anti-terror operations on Pakistani soil under Islamabad’s supervision.

Iran Raps UN Rights Resolution as “Political Charade”

Iran has condemned a United Nations resolution that accuses it of human rights violations, stressing that the measure's sponsors are playing a "political charade."

Gold, Forex Rates Decrease in Iran despite US Sanctions

Market figures in Iran show the prices of the US dollar and gold – two key drivers of consumer prices - have been declining over the past week in what is seen as a clear defiance against earlier predictions that sanctions could trigger a price shock in the country.

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