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UN chief seeking ‘renewed commitment’ to global rules

UN chief seeking ‘renewed commitment’ to global rules

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA - UN chief António Guterres on Thursday called for a “renewed commitment to a rules-based global order” and to the organization he leads, highlighting his key themes for discussion during the High-Level week of the General Assembly, beginning on Monday.

Yemen targets positions of Saudi troops with missiles

Yemen targets positions of Saudi troops with missiles

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA - The missile unit of the Yemeni army targeted the positions of Saudi troops in the southern Saudi Arabian province of Asir with two Zelzal-1 ballistic missiles, Almasirah news network reported.

17-truck convoy of food aid delivered to 2 towns in Daraa

17-truck convoy of food aid delivered to 2 towns in Daraa

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA - Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), Daraa Branch, delivered 17 trucks laden with food to the towns of Sayda and al-Noeima in the eastern countryside of Daraa southern province.

Moscow:Al-Nusra supplying armed groups with chemical weapons

Moscow:Al-Nusra supplying armed groups with chemical weapons

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA - Russian Foreign Ministry said that it has information that Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization is supplying armed groups in Syria with chemical weapons, including sarin gas.

Putting pressure on Zionist regime would bring peace to ME

Putting pressure on Zionist regime would bring peace to ME

Vienna, Sept 21, IRNA - Iranian ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency Kazem Gharibabadi called on the IAEA to pressure Israel to join the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) 'as the only way to bring peace and security to the Middle East'.

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UN chief seeking ‘renewed commitment’ to global rules

UN chief seeking ‘renewed commitment’ to global rules

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA - UN chief António Guterres on Thursday called for a “renewed commitment to a rules-based global order” and to the organization he leads, highlighting his key themes for discussion during the High-Level week of the General Assembly, beginning on Monday.

Yemen targets positions of Saudi troops with missiles

Yemen targets positions of Saudi troops with missiles

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA - The missile unit of the Yemeni army targeted the positions of Saudi troops in the southern Saudi Arabian province of Asir with two Zelzal-1 ballistic missiles, Almasirah news network reported.

Moscow:Al-Nusra supplying armed groups with chemical weapons

Moscow:Al-Nusra supplying armed groups with chemical weapons

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA - Russian Foreign Ministry said that it has information that Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization is supplying armed groups in Syria with chemical weapons, including sarin gas.

Putting pressure on Zionist regime would bring peace to ME

Putting pressure on Zionist regime would bring peace to ME

Vienna, Sept 21, IRNA - Iranian ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency Kazem Gharibabadi called on the IAEA to pressure Israel to join the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) 'as the only way to bring peace and security to the Middle East'.

Dual citizenship not considered crime or breach of law

Dual citizenship not considered crime or breach of law

Tehran, Sept 20, IRAN - Iranian authorities have announced time and again that dual citizenship by itself is not a crime or a breach of law and no one is prosecuted for this in Iran, Iranian Ambassador in London Hamid Baeeidinejad tweeted Thursday.

India to pay for Iran oil in rupee: Indian media

India to pay for Iran oil in rupee: Indian media

New Delhi, Sept 20, IRNA - Indian refiners will pay for oil from Iran in rupee, using UCO Bank and IDBI Bank, from November 4 when petroleum-related sanctions against Iran take effect, Indian media reported on Thursday.

Iraq prioritizes water issue in talks with Iran, Turkey

Iraq prioritizes water issue in talks with Iran, Turkey

Tehran, Sept 19, IRNA – Iraqi Parliament speaker Muhammad al-Halbusi stressed solving water crisis in Iraq and especially in Basra saying, water issue is the most important priority in the upcoming talks with Iran and Turkey.

Afghanistan’s Pres. to discuss Chabahar with Indian PM

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Afghanistan’s Pres. to discuss Chabahar with Indian PM

New Delhi, Sept 19, IRNA – Indian Media report that the Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will discuss Iran’s Chabahar port with Indian Prime Minister Naredra Modi during a meeting here on Wednesday.

OPEC warns of consequences of sanctioning Iran's oil exports

OPEC warns of consequences of sanctioning Iran's oil exports

Tehran, Sept 18, IRNA -- Secretary General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has expressed concern over putting global oil supplies at risk through sanctioning Iran's oil exports.

Europe undermines America's efforts against Iran: Website

Europe undermines America's efforts against Iran: Website

Tehran, Sept 18, IRNA - The Washington Free Beacon website wrote that the US is frightening international banks and corporations and has threatened them to stop cooperating with Iran.

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17-truck convoy of food aid delivered to 2 towns in Daraa

17-truck convoy of food aid delivered to 2 towns in Daraa

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA - Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), Daraa Branch, delivered 17 trucks laden with food to the towns of Sayda and al-Noeima in the eastern countryside of Daraa southern province.

Millions of Muslims mark Ashura worldwide

Millions of Muslims mark Ashura worldwide

Tehran, Sept 20, IRNA – Millions of Muslims in Iran and other Islamic countries commemorate the tenth day of Muharram which marks the anniversary of martyrdom of Imam Hossein (AS), the third Imam of Shia Muslims.

Strong blast jolts Kirkuk in Iraq

Strong blast jolts Kirkuk in Iraq

Tehran, Sept 20, IRNA – News sources reported that a strong explosion caused by a bombed vehicle rocked the city of Kirkuk, in north of Iraq, late on Wednesday evening.

4.5-magnitude quake shakes western Iran

4.5-magnitude quake shakes western Iran

Tehran, Sept 20, IRNA - A quake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale hit western areas bordering Iraq, Kermanshah and Ilam. The quake took place around the western Iranian city of Sumar at 23:59 hours local time (19:29 GMT) Wednesday.

Assad condoles  Putin on death of Russian soldiers

Assad condoles Putin on death of Russian soldiers

Tehran, Sept 20, IRNA - President Bashar al-Assad sent on Wednesday sent a cable of condolence to Russian President Vladimir Putin, expressing deep regret over the death of Russian soldiers in the incident of Russian warplane fall in the Mediterranean.

Iran Greco-Roman team crowned world champion

Iran Greco-Roman team crowned world champion

Tehran, Sept 20, IRNA - Iran's national junior Greco-Roman wrestling team won four gold and two bronze medals to rank first in the 2018 Junior World Championships in Trnava, Slovakia.

Iranian wrestlers win 3 gold medals in world championships

Iranian wrestlers win 3 gold medals in world championships

Tehran, Sept 19, IRNA - Iranian Greco-Roman wrestlers won three gold medals in the 2018 Junior World Championships underway in Trnava, Slovakia from September 17-22.

Iran female volleyball team beats Australia in Asian champs

Iran female volleyball team beats Australia in Asian champs

Tehran, Sept 18, IRNA – Iranian women’s volleyball team defeated Australia 3-0 on Tuesday in Asian Women's Volleyball Cup and advanced to quarter-finals.

Iran looking for hosting 2020 futsal World Cup

Iran looking for hosting 2020 futsal World Cup

Tehran, Sept 18, IRNA- The first vice president of Iran's football federation and chairman of futsal committee, Ali Kafashian, said that Iran intends to submit a request for 2020 futsal World Cup to provide the basis for the further development of the Iranian futsal in Asia and the world.

Iran minister congratulates young chess player on world title

Iran minister congratulates young chess player on world title

Tehran, Sept 18, IRNA- Iranian Minister of Sport and Youth, Masoud Soltanifar has hailed the world title won by young chess player Parham Maghsoodloo at the World Junior Chess Championship.

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US encouraging protest inside Iran but not accepting it inside own land

US encouraging protest inside Iran but not accepting it inside own land

New York, Sept 20, IRNA – The US peace activist Medea Benjamin said it is 'quite hypocritical' that Washington encourages protests inside Iran but does not accept it inside its own land.

Presence of armed thugs in Iraqi Kurdistan illegal

Presence of armed thugs in Iraqi Kurdistan illegal

Baghdad, Sept 18, IRNA – Presence of anti-Iranian terrorist groups and ruffians is a heritage from Saddam's time whose continuation is by no means legal; and describing them as refugees and social activists is totally wrong, said consulate-general of Iran in Erbil on Tuesday.

Pak PM Saudi visit not to harm Pak-Iran ties: Analysts

Pak PM Saudi visit not to harm Pak-Iran ties: Analysts

Islamabad, Sept 18, IRNA - Senior Pakistani analysts strongly believe that the upcoming visit to Saudi Arbia of Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan will have no impact on Iran-Pakistan ties.

Iran's capacities to participate in new Silk Road abundant

Iran's capacities to participate in new Silk Road abundant

Beijing, Sept 17, IRNA- A member of China-Iran Friendship Association, believes that Tehran has plenty of potentials for contributing to the new Silk Road, but still has not fully utilized these capacities to enter the 'One Belt of -One Road' project.

Trump trying to consign Zionists crimes to oblivion: US activist

Trump trying to consign Zionists crimes to oblivion: US activist

New York, Sept 16, IRNA – US President Donald Trump raises issues like Iran in the United Nations Security Council to stop the process of dealing with the Zionist regime's crimes, said an Iranian-American human rights activist.

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UN chief seeking ‘renewed commitment’ to global rules

UN chief seeking ‘renewed commitment’ to global rules

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA - UN chief António Guterres on Thursday called for a “renewed commitment to a rules-based global order” and to the organization he leads, highlighting his key themes for discussion during the High-Level week of the General Assembly, beginning on Monday.

Yemen targets positions of Saudi troops with missiles

Yemen targets positions of Saudi troops with missiles

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA - The missile unit of the Yemeni army targeted the positions of Saudi troops in the southern Saudi Arabian province of Asir with two Zelzal-1 ballistic missiles, Almasirah news network reported.

17-truck convoy of food aid delivered to 2 towns in Daraa

17-truck convoy of food aid delivered to 2 towns in Daraa

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA - Syrian Arab Red Crescent (SARC), Daraa Branch, delivered 17 trucks laden with food to the towns of Sayda and al-Noeima in the eastern countryside of Daraa southern province.

Moscow:Al-Nusra supplying armed groups with chemical weapons

Moscow:Al-Nusra supplying armed groups with chemical weapons

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA - Russian Foreign Ministry said that it has information that Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization is supplying armed groups in Syria with chemical weapons, including sarin gas.

Putting pressure on Zionist regime would bring peace to ME

Putting pressure on Zionist regime would bring peace to ME

Vienna, Sept 21, IRNA - Iranian ambassador to the International Atomic Energy Agency Kazem Gharibabadi called on the IAEA to pressure Israel to join the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) 'as the only way to bring peace and security to the Middle East'.

Dual citizenship not considered crime or breach of law

Dual citizenship not considered crime or breach of law

Tehran, Sept 20, IRAN - Iranian authorities have announced time and again that dual citizenship by itself is not a crime or a breach of law and no one is prosecuted for this in Iran, Iranian Ambassador in London Hamid Baeeidinejad tweeted Thursday.

Zarif: US claims on JCPOA totally wrong

Zarif: US claims on JCPOA totally wrong

Tehran, Sept 20, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote in his twitter page that US is calling JCPOA as a personal deal between two governments and claims it is following a treaty but the whole claim is wrong.

Iran strongly protest against Zionist regime nuclear threat

Iran strongly protest against Zionist regime nuclear threat

New York, Sept 20, IRNA – Iran's permanent representative office at the United Nations in a letter to the Security Council and the UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres firmly protested against the Zionist regime atomic threat against Iran.

Iran attending Eurasia women meeting in St. Petersburg

Iran attending Eurasia women meeting in St. Petersburg

Moscow, Sept 20, IRNA – Eurasia Women Forum started its 2-day meeting on Thursday in St. Petersburg, Russia, with an Iranian parliamentarian taking part.

Prosecutor general in Dushanbe taking part in judicial meeting

Prosecutor general in Dushanbe taking part in judicial meeting

Dushanbe, Sept 20, IRNA – Prosecutor General Mohammad Jaafar Montazeri, heading a judiciary delegation, arrived in Dushanbe, capital of Tajikistan, on Thursday morning to attend a meeting of prosecutor generals of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO).

Should Iran exit the nuclear deal and take the Pyongyang option?

News analysis by Mohammad Marandi*

Should Iran exit the nuclear deal and take the Pyongyang option?

Tehran, June 30, IRNA - After US President Donald Trump’s amusing news conference in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Yong-un and the subsequent fallout, I recalled how the malicious, libellous and anonymous author Junius, depicting another unsavoury character in 1771, wrote: 'As for Mr Wedderburne, there is something about him, which even treachery cannot trust.'

What’s the reason for all the blind hatred against Iran?

Saber al-Daghamseh*

What’s the reason for all the blind hatred against Iran?

Tehran, June 18, IRNA - Every morning, after having each meal and before falling asleep at night, they swear at Iran and insult the country, labeling it as an evil, adding they are afraid of an imaginary demon called ‘Shia’.

Iran will retaliate. Get over it

By: Mohammad Marandi*

Iran will retaliate. Get over it

Tehran, April 27, IRNA - Any further restraint in responding to Israeli aggression will only encourage more violations against Iran and Iranians

The future of Chabahar Port

By Harsh V. Pant *

The future of Chabahar Port

Tehran, Dec 13, IRNA – Last week saw the inauguration of the first phase of the strategic Chabahar port by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the presence of officials from 17 countries.

S. Arabia, UAE military aggression root cause of Yemen’s afflictions

S. Arabia, UAE military aggression root cause of Yemen’s afflictions

Madrid, Dec 7, IRNA - A senior Iranian expert on international relations said on Wednesday that Military aggression of the Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the major cause of Yemen’s current crisis and afflictions.

FICCI SG: India-Iran ties free from influence of third state

FICCI SG: India-Iran ties free from influence of third state

Tehran, Nov 20, IRNA - India has been very clear that its relations with Iran should be independent of its relations with other states, said the secretary general of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

Iran’s stall warmly welcomed in Dublin's charity fair

Iran’s stall warmly welcomed in Dublin's charity fair

London, Nov 20, IRNA – Iran's stall was warmly welcomed by senior foreign diplomats in the International Charity Bazaar (ICB) held in Dublin, Ireland.

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Trump administration vouches for its Saudi friends as civilians die in Yemen

Trump administration vouches for its Saudi friends as civilians die in Yemen

Tehran, Sept 17, IRNA - On September 9, forces backed by the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia launched a new offensive around Yemen’s port of Hodeida, through which flows 70 percent of the supplies for eight million people in danger of starvation.

The Iran-Saudi/Arab Conflict and the Path to Peace

By: Hossein Mousavian

The Iran-Saudi/Arab Conflict and the Path to Peace

Tehran, Sept 15, IRNA - Iranian ex-diplomat and former nuclear negotiator Hossein Mousavian has reviewed the path to maintain peace with Saudi Arabia and Arab countries.

Future of Pak-US relations

Future of Pak-US relations

Islamabad, Aug 11, IRNA – A Pakistani independent political analyst says that future of Pakistan-US ties is difficult to predict as trust deficit is a great impediment in the bilateral ties.

2+2 talks in India: Futile in terms of US' anti-Iran sanctio

by: Vahideh Dindari

2+2 talks in India: Futile in terms of US' anti-Iran sanctio

New Delhi, Sept 9, IRNA - The recent meeting of the US Secretary of Defense James Mattis and its Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with their Indian counterparts Nirmala Sitharaman and Sushm Swaraj concluded with no concrete achievements about Iran sanctions, Indian news sources said.