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Volume of Iran-Qatar trade exchanges exceed $250 m

4 hours 49 sec ago
Deputy Minister of Agricultural Jihad Ali Akbar Mehrfard said on Tuesday that the volume of trade exchanges between Iran and Qatar this year will exceed $250 million compared to the corresponding period of last year.

Bin Salman in US to push for atomic deal, pressure on Iran

5 hours 3 min ago
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is in Washington for official talks at the White House on his first visit to the US, which observers say is mainly meant to consolidate his grip on power at home and push for an ambitious nuclear deal.

Bodies of 39 Indian workers kidnapped by Daesh found in Iraq

5 hours 36 min ago
The bodies of 39 Indian construction workers kidnapped in Iraq in 2014 by Daesh Takfiri terrorists have been found in a mass grave, India's foreign minister said Tuesday.

Rouhani opens ‘strategic’ rail line near Iraqi border

5 hours 58 min ago
President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday opened a new train line, linking a major city near the border with Iraq to the national railway network.

UN calls on Turkey to end state of emergency, halt rights violations

6 hours 14 min ago
The United Nations has called on Ankara to end a state of emergency in place in the country since 2016, saying it has led to “massive and serious” rights violations in the southeastern Kurdish-majority areas.

Iran's tourist attractions to be introduced in Ankara fair

6 hours 21 min ago
Iran will present its tourism potentials and capabilities in an international fair that will be held in Turkey's capital, Ankara.

Helga Schmid honored for her diplomatic efforts

6 hours 24 min ago
Secretary General of European External Action Service Helga Schmid received on Tuesday a plaque of honor themed 'Gold in Honor of Decoration Grand' on her sincere diplomatic efforts and her prominent role in implementation of the JCPOA accord.

OPEC courts Azerbaijan as shale oil threat grows

8 hours 7 min ago
Azerbaijan is reportedly discussing possible membership in the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) which has welcomed the initiative.

Activists place 5,000 flowers for Yemeni children at US Capitol

9 hours 13 min ago
Activists have laid 5,000 flowers outside the US Capitol in Washington, DC, to remember the children killed and injured in Saudi Arabia’s brutal war against the people of Yemen and to protest the inaction of Congress and the administration of President Donald Trump to stop the deadly aggression.

20 dead as powerful storm hits Madagascar

9 hours 36 min ago
A powerful tropical storm that lashed the island of Madagascar has left 20 people dead and affected 19,000 more, according to an official toll.

Iran: Saudi Crown Prince big liar

10 hours 7 min ago
Mohammed Bin Salman claims on Iran are 'big lies', Iran's Foreign Ministry's spokesman said in reaction to the Saudi Crown Prince's accusations against Iran with regard to terrorism.

Iran congratulates Tunisia independence anniversary

10 hours 12 min ago
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday extended his congratulations to his Tunisian counterpart over the North African country's Independence Day.

Xi: Taiwan to face ‘punishment of history’ over any separatist move

11 hours 31 min ago
In his strongest warning yet to Taiwan, China’s President Xi Jinping says the self-ruled island will face the “punishment of history” for any attempt to split the mainland.

Uber suspends self-driving tests after car kills woman in Arizona

11 hours 42 min ago
An Uber self-driving car has hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona, marking the first time a self-driving car has killed a pedestrian and dealing a potential blow to technology which is expected to transform transportation.

US, South Korea to resume annual military drills

11 hours 57 min ago
The United States and South Korea say their annual joint military drills will resume next month, despite a diplomatic thaw with North Korea, a move that risks irking Pyongyang ahead of a planned summit with US President Donald Trump.

Iran, Pakistan to sign MoU for arts, literature cooperation

12 hours 9 min ago
Iran and Pakistan will formally sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) soon to enhance cooperation in the fields of literature, arts and culture.

Technology and real estate must blend together, mega mall owner says

12 hours 45 min ago
Technology and real estate must blend together better today in order to support an evolving retail market, according to one mega mall owner.

Mogherini says EU united in preserving Iran deal

13 hours 5 min ago
The European Union (EU) Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini said that the European Union is united in preserving Iran nuclear deal also known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Iran, Belarus to promote scientific ties

13 hours 12 min ago
Iran's ambassador to Belarus and Alexander Shumilin, Chairman of the State Committee on Science and Technology of Belarus on Monday underlined developing scientific and technology cooperation between the two countries.

US Senate to vote on ending Washington’s role in Saudi war on Yemen

13 hours 45 min ago
The US Senate has teed up a vote on ending the US military involvement in the Saudi war on Yemen.

UK, EU reach deal on post-Brexit transition period

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:07
The United Kingdom and the European Union have reached a landmark deal on a Brexit transition phase that will last for nearly two years after Britain's departure from the EU next year.

Baghdad resumes paying salaries of Kurds frozen over secession vote

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 16:00
Iraq's federal government has announced resumption of paying the salaries of Kurdish civil servants and Peshmerga security forces, which had been frozen in the wake of tensions between Baghdad government and Kurdish authorities over a non-binding Kurdish independence vote.

Some militants may accept deals to withdraw from Ghouta: Syrian minister

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 15:54
Some militants may soon agree to withdraw from the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta as Syrian government troops constantly shrink the militant-held areas of the flashpoint region.

Putin says Russia will decrease military spending

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 15:49
Russian President Vladimir Putin says he will reduce its military spending during his new term as the leader of the country, a day after he was re-elected in a presidential election with a landslide.

Iran president congratulates Merkel on re-election as German chancellor

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 15:44
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Angela Merkel on her 4th re-election as the German chancellor, calling for further expansion of cooperation in different fields.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi greeted by protesters in Sydney over Rohingya crisis

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 15:35
Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been greeted by street protests in Australia over her response to the Southeast Asian country's ongoing violent campaign against persecuted Rohingya Muslims.

South Korea prosecutors seek arrest for former president Lee Myung-bak

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 15:20
Prosecutors in South Korea have called for an arrest warrant for former president Lee Myung-bak over allegations of corruption.

Erdogan vows to expand Syria offensive to eastern regions

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 15:07
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has vowed to further expand military operations against Kurdish militants in Syria to the eastern parts of the Arab country, even threatening to send troops to northern Iraq if Baghdad could not clear the region of the militants.

India police charge former Canara Bank chief for loan fraud

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 14:50
India's federal police filed charges on Monday against a former chairman of state-run Canara Bank and others over allegations that the officials helped a company defraud the bank of about $10.5 million taken in loans over four years ago.

US whines about Iran's missiles, pours arms into Mideast: Zarif

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 14:34
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has slammed the United States' “sheer hypocrisy” for seeking to stop Iran's defensive missile program while flooding the Middle East region with all kinds of weapons.

World water conference starts in Brazil after UN warning

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 14:18
Brazilian President Michel Temer has opened an international conference on world water supplies in Brasilia, saying there is "no time to lose" to avoid disaster.

Turkish troops, pro-Turkey militia will not remain in Syria’s Afrin: Ankara

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 14:05
Turkey says its military troops and pro-Ankara forces do not plan to remain in Syria’s Afrin as occupiers after they ousted Kurdish militants from the northern city, insisting that Ankara will leave the region to its “real owners.”

Most Americans believe 'deep state' manipulates US government: Poll

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 13:48
A majority of Americans believe a “deep state” that operates outside the democratic system exists within the US government and is secretly controlling national policy, according to a new survey.

Mainly Catholic Philippines takes step to legalize divorce despite Duterte's opposition

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 13:33
The lower house of Congress in the Philippines has passed a law that would make divorce legal in the mainly Roman Catholic Southeast Asian country.

Iran, China to hold joint symposium on nanomedicine

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 12:39
Iran will be organizing a joint symposium on nanomedicine and biotechnology together with China at Sahand University of Technology in Tabriz.

Iran, Uzbekistan to hold joint economic commission meeting

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 12:32
Director General for Europe-US Office of Iran's Trade Promotion Organization of Iran Behrouz Olfat said on Monday that the 12th Iran-Uzbekistan Joint Economic Commission meeting is to be held in April.

Iran president congratulates Merkel on re-election as German chancellor

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 12:29
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Angela Merkel on her 4th re-election as the German chancellor, calling for further expansion of cooperation in different fields.

Zarif lashes out at US dual policies in region

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 12:25
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif blasted on Monday the US double-standards in dealing with Iran’s defensive missile program.

Germany underlines saving JCPOA

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 12:21
German foreign minister on Monday underlined saving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) signed between Iran and the Group 5+1 (the US, the UK, Russia, China and France plus Germany) in 2015.

Mauritanian minister: Iranian health centers enjoying int'l standards

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 12:17
Iranian treatment and health centers work at the level of international standards, said Mauritanian Health Minister Kane Boubacar, who is in Tehran on an official visit.

Iraqi army forces arrest two senior terrorists near Mosul

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 11:33
Iraqi army troops have arrested two high-profile members of the Daesh terrorist group near the country’s strategic northern city of Mosul as government forces, supported by allied fighters from Popular Mobilization Units, continue to hunt for the remnants of the terror network.

Minister: Iran to award $6b Oil Projects to Local Contractors in 2018

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 10:45
Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh says over 6 billion dollars worth of oil contracts will be signed with local E&P, EPC and drilling companies next calendar year, beginning on March 21.

Qatar asks US to probe 'financial warfare' by UAE bank

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 10:08
Qatar has asked the US to investigate reports that the American subsidiary of the largest bank in the UAE is manipulating the Qatari currency to harm the country's economy amid a diplomatic dispute with Saudi Arabia.

Analyst: US-Saudi policy in Syria has failed

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 09:16
Saudi Arabia’s extravagant campaign to cause chaos in Syria has failed, says an analyst in London, arguing that the only way for Riyadh to save face is to back peace plans led by Iran and other “genuine allies” of Damascus.

World leaders send congratulatory messages to Putin amid Western silence

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 08:44
Leaders of Asian and Latin American states have extended congratulations to Vladimir Putin over his landslide re-election as Russian president, while Western leaders are still tight-lipped amid thorny Moscow-West relations.

Iran's 5,000-year-old skeletons on display

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 08:38
The 5,000 years old skeletons and items found alongside them in the Burnt City, eastern Iran, are displayed in Mashhad, director general of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Razavi Khorasan Province, northeastern Iran.

France for discussing Iran missile program, EU rejects new sanction

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 08:30
Tehran, March 19, IRNA – The European Union must discuss Iran’s role in Syria and Yemen, as well as its ballistic missiles program, said French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Monday, whereas EU foreign policy chief has refuted reports of a new sanction against Tehran.

Int'l lawyer urges JCPOA signatories to halt US anti-Iran policies

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 08:24
A prominent law expert from Geneva's Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies Europe called for JCPOA signatories to stop US anti-Iran policies.

Mogherini rejects new EU sanction on Iran

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 08:04
The European Union (EU) Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini has refuted certain media reports suggesting new sanctions against Iran.

Iran MP: US violated JCPOA 19 times

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 07:58
United States has never been after implementation of the July 2015 nuclear deal as it has violated the deal 19 times, an Iranian lawmaker announced here on Monday.

Iranian high-level delegation to visit Pakistan for FTA meet

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 07:19
A high level Iranian delegation is scheduled to visit Islamabad in April to participate in the fourth round of the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Iran and Pakistan, local media reported.

Rouhani felicitates Putin on landslide victory in presidential election

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 07:13
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran send a message to Vladimir Putin to extend congratulations on his landslide victory in Russia’s presidential election and underlined that Tehran was ready to further deepen relations with Moscow in bilateral, regional and international fields, president.ir reported.

Iranian judoka Molaei bags bronze at Ekaterinburg Grand Slam

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 06:44
Iranian judoka Saeed Molaei has displayed acceptable athletic skills at the Ekaterinburg Grand Slam in Russia and managed to collect a bronze medal at the prestigious sporting event.

US trade groups warn Trump to avoid tariffs on China

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 06:23
Trade associations representing some of the largest American companies have warned President Donald Trump against imposing tariffs on Chinese products and services, urging him to find another way to fight China’s “protectionism.”

Iran set to launch biggest Euro 5 refinery

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 05:51
Iran is going to complete building the Persian Gulf Star Oil Company to make it the biggest Euro 5 refinery in the world, said Iran's deputy minister of petroleum for refining and distribution.

Iran envoy: Chabahar Port, chance for regional convergence

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 05:47
Iran's ambassador to Kabul described the southeastern Iranian Port of Chabahar as an opportunity for regional convergence in line with serving the common interests of all countries in the region.

Saudi crown prince refuses to speak about his wealth

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 05:22
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has refused to reveal his wealth, saying it is a private matter amid reports of his opulent lifestyle at a time the oil-rich kingdom is introducing austerity measures.

Security advisers from US, South Korea, Japan discuss Trump-Kim summit

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 04:43
The top national security advisers of the US, South Korea and Japan have met at the weekend to discuss ways to achieve a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula ahead of a possible summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump.

Rory McIlroy claims Arnold Palmer Invitational with stunning last round

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 04:35
This is not the biggest win of Rory McIlroy’s career but it is without question among the most significant. A day supposedly to confirm Tiger Woods’s status as the returning hero instead belonged to McIlroy, for whom, too, injury frustrations have dogged much of his recent past. McIlroy confirmed his key part in the narrative for the Masters next month.

French Total to apply for waiver if US withdraws from JCPOA

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 04:21
French oil major Total is committed to the development of an Iranian gas field and will apply for a waiver if US President Donald Trump unilaterally withdraws from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and re-imposes sanctions on Tehran, the company’s chief executive said.

Australian bushfire destroys homes, hundreds of people flee

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 04:14
Australian authorities urged people to remain alert on Monday after at least 70 homes and a school were destroyed when an out of control bushfire tore through a small coastal town.

‘Weavers of Imagination’ goes to Ethnografilm Paris festival

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 03:21
Iranian documentary 'Weavers of Imagination' directed by Mohammad Sadeq Jafari will compete in the 5th Ethnografilm Paris film festival in France.

Palestinians mark 100th day since Trump 'Nakba' move

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 03:16
Thousands of Palestinian refugees hold a protest rally in southern Lebanon to mark the hundredth day since the US president recognized Jerusalem al-Quds as the "capital" of Israel.

GOPer warns of Trump anti-JCPOA move in gesture to Europe

Mon, 03/19/2018 - 03:07
A top Republican senator is warning of US President Donald Trump’s “likely” decision to quit the Iran nuclear deal, suggesting that Europeans are to blame.

Trade wars will generate no winners: IMF

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 15:58
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde has warned the United States against the adverse consequences of putting up barriers to trade, saying it would generate "no winners."

Putin wins fourth term as Russia's president with 73.9% of vote

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 15:53
Russian President Vladimir Putin has won a landslide re-election victory for the fourth time with 73.9 percent of votes, according to an exit poll by state-owned pollster, VTsIOM.

North Korean nuclear-tipped missiles can reach Germany: German spy official

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 15:29
North Korea’s nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles could now reach Germany and central Europe, a top German intelligence official claims, as Pyongyang is currently under crippling UN and US sanctions for its nuclear and missile programs despite existing rapprochement to expand dialog on the divided Korean Peninsula.

Facebook suspends Trump campaign data firm

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 15:25
US social media company Facebook says it has suspended the account of Cambridge Analytica, an American-British data analysis firm hired in 2016 by US President Donald Trump's election campaign, amid reports it collected the personal information of millions of American voters without their permission.

YPG forces to shift from direct confrontation to guerrilla tactics: Afrin official

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 15:12
The administration of Syria's Kurdish-populated northwestern Afrin region has indicated that members of the US-backed People's Protection Units (YPG) militants will shift from direct confrontation to guerrilla tactics in their battles against Turkish military forces and allied militants from the so-called Free Syrian Army.

Israeli forces kill Palestinian man over alleged stabbing attack

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 15:05
Israeli military forces have shot and killed a young Palestinian man in the central part of the West Bank as tensions continue in the occupied Palestinian territories in the wake of US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem al-Quds as the capital of Israel.

Philippines’ Duterte urges nations to quit ICC

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 14:46
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte urged other governments on Sunday to abandon the International Criminal Court, saying the world tribunal — where he's facing a possible complaint for the thousands of killings of drug suspects under his crackdown — is "rude."

Polls show Abe’s popularity seriously hit after scandal

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 14:28
New polls carried out in Japan shows Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s popularity has been falling dramatically since details emerged of a scandal involving his wife, Akie.

Bangladesh sentences seven militants to death for 2015 killing of shrine worker

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 13:57
A court in Bangladesh finds seven militants guilty in the murder case of a shrine worker in 2015 and sentences them to death, court officials say.

Iran's aluminum ingot output tops 300,000 tons

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 13:31
Iran produced 309,007 tons of aluminum in the 11 months from March 21, 2017-Feb. 19, 2018 which is one percent less than the figure for the same period of the preceding year.

Rouhani: Tehran, Baku to ink railway deal during upcoming visit

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 13:23
Iran and Azerbaijan will sign an investment deal for financing a railway segment inside the Islamic Republic during his late March visit to Baku.

Former president Ahmadinejad’s deputy detained

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 13:19
Esfandiar Rahim Mashaei, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s deputy was detained by police, judicial authorities said.

Iran has nearly doubled gas production at South Pars: President

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 13:19
Iran has nearly doubled gas production from South Pars, the world's largest gas field, in the past year, said President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday.

Total says will apply for waiver if US withdraws from Iran deal

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 13:17
French oil major Total is committed to the development of an Iranian gas field and will apply for a waiver if US President Donald Trump unilaterally withdraws from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and reimposes sanctions on Tehran, the company’s chief executive said.

Iran claims three Karate 1 PL silvers

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 13:15
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Zarif briefly hospitalized, cancels meetings

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 13:15
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was hospitalized for a few hours on Saturday and canceled all his meetings on Saturday and Sunday so he can rest, the Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said.

President: New Year will be year of investment, economic growth, social justice

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 13:13
President Hassan Rouhani said the new Iranian year (to start March 21) will be the year of investment, economic growth and social justice.

Rouhani: Insecurity detrimental to all regional countries

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 12:39
President urges boost in Tehran-Muscat banking cooperation

Putin on track for commanding win in Russian election

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 12:35
Russians voted in a presidential election on Sunday that was expected to give Vladimir Putin an easy victory.

Heynckes can become ‘Bayern god’, Van Gaal believes

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 12:30
Louis van Gaal believes Jupp Heynckes would become a Bayern Munich legend if he retires at the end of the season.

Salah 'on his way' to Messi comparisons, Klopp says

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 12:28
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said Mohamed Salah was "on his way" to being mentioned in the same breath as Lionel Messi after he scored four goals against Watford on Saturday.

Ronaldo: No one will be compared to me

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 12:26
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo believes "no one will be compared" to him because there are not many who can rival his "talent" or "dedication".

Puigdemont says should have declared Catalonia independence sooner

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 12:26
Catalonia's deposed leader Carles Puigdemont said in an interview published Sunday that he should have declared independence earlier, as delaying the call in hopes of starting dialogue with Madrid proved futile.

Thousands more people leave Syria’s Eastern Ghouta

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 12:24
More than 20,000 people left Syria’s Eastern Ghouta via the town of Hammouriyeh on Sunday, the Interfax news agency reported, citing the Center for Reconciliation in Syria, a body run by Russia’s Defense Ministry.

Petrochimi crowned champion at West Asia Basketball League

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 12:24
Petrochimi Bandar Imam finished first at the West Asia Basketball League, following a well-earned win over Al Riyadi basketball club of Lebanon.

Philippines' Duterte calls for mass withdrawal from ICC

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 12:16
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Sunday called for other signatories of the Rome Statute that established the International Criminal Court (ICC) to join his country in withdrawing from the treaty.

LeBron's 70th career triple-double leads Cavs past Bulls

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 12:16
LeBron James notched his 70th career triple-double with 33 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers held off a second-half rally by the host Chicago Bulls for a 114-109 victory on Saturday night at United Center.

Trump lawyer calls for end of Mueller probe

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 12:15
US President Donald Trump's attorney John Dowd called for the end of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian alleged election meddling Saturday, just a day after the Justice Department announced the firing of former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe.

Body remains of four Iranian soldiers found in east Iraq

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 12:13
Remains of four Iranian soldiers' bodies were unearthed in eastern Iraq near the border with Iran, said an Iraqi authority.

Iranians preparing for Norouz celebrations

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 12:12
Each year, millions of Iranians celebrate one of the most significant holidays Norouz, Persian New Year, in Iran and throughout the world. In Iran, the New Year begins with the advent of spring, and most everyone observe it by celebrating a season of new life, and wishing for good luck in the year ahead.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi pressed on Rohingya crisis at ASEAN summit

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 11:53
Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi was pressed about the Rohingya crisis at an ASEAN summit in Sydney Sunday, but the regional bloc stressed it could not intervene and "force an outcome".

Navy’s 50th flotilla back home after overseas mission

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 11:42
The 50th fleet of warships of the Iranian Navy returned to the southern port city of Bandar Abbas on Saturday after completing an operational-training mission that took 45 days to complete.

China urges US to 'correct mistake' on Taiwan

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 11:26
China called on the United States to "correct its mistake" after President Donald Trump approved new rules allowing top-level US officials to travel to Taiwan to meet with their Taipei counterparts.

Tehran’s dead trees turned into magnificent artworks

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 10:57
Several dead trees of Tehran’s Valiasr Street, one of the longest streets in the Middle East, have been carved by wood artists and turned into beautiful pieces of art ahead of the Persian New Year or Norouz.

Turkish-led forces oust Kurds from Syria's Afrin

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 10:56
Turkey's flag was flying in Syria's Afrin on Sunday after Turkish troops and Ankara-backed militants chased out Kurdish militia forces to seize control of the northern city.

Omani FM wishes good health for Zarif

Sun, 03/18/2018 - 10:26
Visiting Foreign Minister of Oman Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah in a phone call on Sunday wished good health for Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif.