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Peace is at risk, violated in many places, says UN chief

Peace is at risk, violated in many places, says UN chief

Tehran, Sept 22, IRNA - On Friday, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres cited the strong correlation between the International Day of Peace and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a basis for peace.

Pompeo threatens Iran: 'They're going to be held accountable'

Pompeo threatens Iran: 'They're going to be held accountable'

Tehran, Sept 22, IRNA -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a stark warning to Iran Friday, telling CNN that Washington will take direct action against Tehran for any attacks, even those using proxy forces, against US interests.

Iran, Russia police underline boosting cooperation

Iran, Russia police underline boosting cooperation

Moscow, Sept 21, IRNA – Deputy Commander of Iran Police Major General Hassan Karami discussed mutual cooperation with Chief of Moscow Police Major General Sergey Plakhikh on Friday.

Zarif: Engagement needs mutual respect, credibility

Zarif: Engagement needs mutual respect, credibility

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message underlined mutual respect, credibility and willingness as prerequisites for engagement.

S. Arabia bombs Yemen residential areas

S. Arabia bombs Yemen residential areas

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA – Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes on residential areas in Saada province in northern Yemen.

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Pompeo threatens Iran: 'They're going to be held accountable'

Pompeo threatens Iran: 'They're going to be held accountable'

Tehran, Sept 22, IRNA -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a stark warning to Iran Friday, telling CNN that Washington will take direct action against Tehran for any attacks, even those using proxy forces, against US interests.

Zarif: Engagement needs mutual respect, credibility

Zarif: Engagement needs mutual respect, credibility

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message underlined mutual respect, credibility and willingness as prerequisites for engagement.

S. Arabia bombs Yemen residential areas

S. Arabia bombs Yemen residential areas

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA – Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes on residential areas in Saada province in northern Yemen.

Major powers, except US, try to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

Major powers, except US, try to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

Washington, Sept 21, IRNA -- Nations that struck the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, except for the United States, meet on Monday in what many diplomats fear may prove a quixotic effort to keep the agreement alive after US sanctions targeting Iranian oil exports resume in November.

As India mulls buying S-400 from Russia, US threatens it with tough sanctions

As India mulls buying S-400 from Russia, US threatens it with tough sanctions

New Delhi, Sept 21, IRNA - The purchase of major military equipment like the multi-billion-dollar S-400 Triumf from Russia would be considered as a 'significant transaction' and has a potential for imposing tough US sanctions, the Trump administration said Friday, as India mulls buying the air defense systems.

Iran’s oil delegation arrives in Algiers fo JMMC

Iran’s oil delegation arrives in Algiers fo JMMC

Algiers, Sept 21, IRNA – An Iranian oil delegation arrived in Algiers on Friday afternoon to attend the meeting of the OPEC/non-OPEC committee that monitors output compliance, known as the JMMC.

Envoy: South Korean firms not to cut cooperation with Iran

Envoy: South Korean firms not to cut cooperation with Iran

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA – Despite sanctions, South Korean companies did not sever relations with Iran, South Korea ambassador to Tehran Yo Jang Hyan said.

Iran present in big tourism fair in Japan

Iran present in big tourism fair in Japan

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA – Iran is among tens of other countries that are attending Japan International Tourism Fair (JATA 2018), opened in Tokyo Big Site on Friday.

Cement production exceeds 24m tons in 5 months

Cement production exceeds 24m tons in 5 months

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA – Some 24,085,446 tons of cement was produced in the first five months of this Iranian calendar year of 1397 (started on March 21, 2018), showing more than 244,100 tons of increase compared to the figure in the same period the year before.

Iran exports to US up 37.8% in 5 months

Iran exports to US up 37.8% in 5 months

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA – Iran's Custom Administration says in the first five months of this Iranian year (started on March 21) the value of Iran's exports to the US rose by 37.8 percent to $45.11 million.

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Peace is at risk, violated in many places, says UN chief

Peace is at risk, violated in many places, says UN chief

Tehran, Sept 22, IRNA - On Friday, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres cited the strong correlation between the International Day of Peace and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a basis for peace.

Iran, Russia police underline boosting cooperation

Iran, Russia police underline boosting cooperation

Moscow, Sept 21, IRNA – Deputy Commander of Iran Police Major General Hassan Karami discussed mutual cooperation with Chief of Moscow Police Major General Sergey Plakhikh on Friday.

Ashura observed across Pakistan

Ashura observed across Pakistan

Islamabad, Sept 21, IRNA - Pakistani mourners across the country on Friday observed the day of Ashura with religious spirit and respect.

English poster of 'Gold Carrier' unveiled

English poster of 'Gold Carrier' unveiled

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA – The English poster of the Iranian feature 'Gold Carrier', directed by Touraj Aslani, is unveiled prior to its screening in the New Currents main competition section at the 23rd edition of the Busan International Film Festival (BIFF) in South Korea.

Iranians in India observe Ashura Mourning Day

Iranians in India observe Ashura Mourning Day

New Delhi, Spet 21, IRNA - Along with millions of Shiite people, Iranians residing in India observed the tenth day of mourning for the third Shiite Imam Hussian (AS) and 72 of his brave companions.

Iranian female volleyball team stuns Australia in AVC Cup

Iranian female volleyball team stuns Australia in AVC Cup

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA – Iran's Women National Volleyball Team won over Australia in the Asian Volleyball Confederation's Challenge Cup at the Korat Chathai Hall in Nakhon Ratchasima in Thailand on Friday.

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.

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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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Peace is at risk, violated in many places, says UN chief

Peace is at risk, violated in many places, says UN chief

Tehran, Sept 22, IRNA - On Friday, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres cited the strong correlation between the International Day of Peace and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as a basis for peace.

Pompeo threatens Iran: 'They're going to be held accountable'

Pompeo threatens Iran: 'They're going to be held accountable'

Tehran, Sept 22, IRNA -- Secretary of State Mike Pompeo issued a stark warning to Iran Friday, telling CNN that Washington will take direct action against Tehran for any attacks, even those using proxy forces, against US interests.

Iran, Russia police underline boosting cooperation

Iran, Russia police underline boosting cooperation

Moscow, Sept 21, IRNA – Deputy Commander of Iran Police Major General Hassan Karami discussed mutual cooperation with Chief of Moscow Police Major General Sergey Plakhikh on Friday.

Zarif: Engagement needs mutual respect, credibility

Zarif: Engagement needs mutual respect, credibility

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message underlined mutual respect, credibility and willingness as prerequisites for engagement.

S. Arabia bombs Yemen residential areas

S. Arabia bombs Yemen residential areas

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA – Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes on residential areas in Saada province in northern Yemen.

Major powers, except US, try to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

Major powers, except US, try to keep Iran nuclear deal alive

Washington, Sept 21, IRNA -- Nations that struck the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, except for the United States, meet on Monday in what many diplomats fear may prove a quixotic effort to keep the agreement alive after US sanctions targeting Iranian oil exports resume in November.

Iran’s oil delegation arrives in Algiers fo JMMC

Iran’s oil delegation arrives in Algiers fo JMMC

Algiers, Sept 21, IRNA – An Iranian oil delegation arrived in Algiers on Friday afternoon to attend the meeting of the OPEC/non-OPEC committee that monitors output compliance, known as the JMMC.

As India mulls buying S-400 from Russia, US threatens it with tough sanctions

As India mulls buying S-400 from Russia, US threatens it with tough sanctions

New Delhi, Sept 21, IRNA - The purchase of major military equipment like the multi-billion-dollar S-400 Triumf from Russia would be considered as a 'significant transaction' and has a potential for imposing tough US sanctions, the Trump administration said Friday, as India mulls buying the air defense systems.

Lavrov: Idleb agreement aims to eradicate terrorism in Syria

Lavrov: Idleb agreement aims to eradicate terrorism in Syria

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA - Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the agreement on Idleb recently made public in Sochi is aimed primarily at eradicating terrorism in Syria.

Yemeni drone attack aggressors in western coast

Yemeni drone attack aggressors in western coast

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA - In a joint operations, the UAV unit of Yemeni army and navy attacked a joint base of aggressor forces in the western coast of Yemen, Almasirah news network reported Friday.

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.

Viewpoint

Expert: President's visits on UNGA sidelines highly important

Expert: President's visits on UNGA sidelines highly important

Tehran, Sept 21, IRNA – An outstanding Iranian International Law expert Yussef Molaie believes the meetings Iranian president Hassan Rouhani will have on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) will be highly important for Iran.

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.