Monday, December 11, 2023

Iran News

Iran Front Page offers a handpicked set of the latest news and views from Iran and the Middle East

Iran: IRGC Ground Force Starts Massive Drills

The Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Ground Force started massive wargames in the Southeastern parts of Iran on Tuesday morning.     

Iran launches talks with Shell

An NIOC official has announced the launch of Iran-Shell talks on supplying oil to the Anglo-Dutch company’s refineries in South Africa.

Iran, UK agree on academic coop.

Iran University of Medical Sciences and the University of Lancaster in United Kingdom agreed to begin scientific and technical cooperation.

No barrier to boost trade relationships with Iran

Malaysian Minister for International Trade and Industry Mustapa Mohamed said his country sees no barrier to expansion of Kuala Lumpur-Tehran ties.

Jannati Explores Iran and India’s Literary Links

In a meeting with Saurabh Kumar, the Ambassador of India, Iran’s Culture Minister Ali Jannati said that many books have been published in Iran in recent years that introduce Iranians to India’s culture and civilization.

A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on April 13

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Wednesday and picked headlines from 19 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Aminabad Caravanserai

Aminabad Caravanserai lies south of Shahreza, Isfahan province, and is a Safavid dynasty era structure and a major tourist attraction.

Attar’s Mausoleum in Nishapur

The well-known Persian poet and mystic, Farid Ud-din Attar Nishapuri, was born in c. 1145, and martyred in c. 1221. His mausoleum is located in Khorasan Razavi province, in the city of Nishapur.

India, Untapped Market for Iran Petchem Products

A senior Iranian petrochemical official says India is a major market for Iran's petrochemical products given New Delhi's 7% economic growth.

British Banks Remain Reluctant to Finance Trade with Iran

British banks are tentative to re-engage with Iranian financial entities as anti-Tehran sanctions are still in place and not fully lifted, despite a lasting nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, a British official said.

Iranian, Kazakh Judiciary officials sign MoU on judicial cooperation

Prosecutor General Mohammad Jaafar Montazeri in a meeting with his Kazakh Prosecutor General Askhat Daulbayev on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Judicial cooperation.

De Mistura arrives in Iran ahead of Syria peace talks

UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura is in Tehran to discuss the Syria conflict with Iranian officials ahead of the upcoming peace talks in Geneva.

“Starless Dreams”, “Sonita” win awards at Full Frame festival

Iranian films “Starless Dreams” and “Sonita” won awards at the 19th Full Frame Documentary Film Festival in Durham, North Carolina, U.S., the organizers announced on Sunday.

Anniversary of ​Imam Hadi​’s Martyrdom Commemorated at Sayyida Masoumah,​ Qom

Martyrdom anniversary of Imam Hadi held at holy shrine of Sayyida Masoumah in Qom, Iran 1437-2016          

Official: Political Resolve to Solve Syrian Crisis at Hand

The Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab-African Affairs, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, said on Tuesday, “We are now close to a political resolution to solve the Syrian crisis.”

Iranian oil tankers free to cross Panama Canal

Iran and Panama have reached agreement on Iranian tanker ships crossing the Panama Canal and to register vessels under Panamanian flag.

Iran Urges End to Psychological Legacy of Sanctions Era

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for accelerated efforts to fully get rid of the fears for trade with Tehran that persist from the time of anti-Iran sanctions.

Iran seeks Finland’s coop. in environmental protection

Iran’s head of Environmental Protection Organization and chief of the Finnish Parliament Foreign Affairs Committee conferred on environmental cooperation on Mon. in Tehran.

Jalalpour’s Complaint: German-Iranian Banking Still Limited

The Head of Iran’s Chamber of Commerce complained to Germany’s Agriculture Minister about the effects of the continuation of Germany’s banking sanctions even after the implementation of JCPOA.

5th South Park Refinery Breaks Gas Processing Record

The 5th refinery facilities of South Pars gas field registered a 55.9 mcm/d record in processing natural gas during the previous Iranian calendar year which ended on March 19, said the plant's director.

A look at Iranian newspaper front pages on April 12

IFP has taken a look at the front pages of newspapers on Tuesday and picked headlines from 21 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Persian Gulf-Black Sea Corridor to be Launched

The RMTO managing director has announced the final agreement for the creation of a Persian Gulf-Black Sea transport corridor.

Recipe for Fesenjan stew

If your Iranian hosts serve Fesenjan when they have you over, you should know that you are a special guest.

Wrong Approach to Terrorism behind EU’s Troubles: Iranian Diplomat

An Iranian deputy foreign minister attributed the pressing problems that have gripped Europe to the wrong policies that certain states adopted regarding terrorism.

Araqchi: Iran Favours Solidarity among Muslim Nations

Abbas Araqchi, the Foreign Ministry Deputy for Legal and International Affairs, said Iran favours solidarity among Islamic countries, and urged these countries to confront any move which could tarnish unity.