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  • zarif 2017/05/27

    By: Mohammad Javad Zarif

    ‘Beautiful military equipment’ can’t buy Middle East peace

    TEHRAN, May 27 (MNA) – As President Trump was being feted in the palaces of the Saudi royal family after concluding a historic arms deal, Iranians were celebrating the outcome of a hard-fought election.

  • Shamshad Akhtar 2017/05/22

    By: Shamshad Akhtar

    Building on seventy years of success

    TEHRAN, May 22 (MNA) – The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) marks its 70th anniversary this year.

  • turkey 2017/05/14

    By: Sophie Mangal

    The X Files of Turkey & US: The conflict is out there

    TEHRAN, May 14 (MNA) – According to Hurriyet Daily News, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said on May 12 that the US support of the Syrian Kurds harms the strategic relations between the two countries.

  • Asia-Pacific 2017/05/03

    By: Shamshad Akhtar

    Effective governance key to improving quality of APAC economic growth

    TEHRAN, May 03 (MNA) – The Asia-Pacific region’s high and steady economic growth has been an anchor of stability for the struggling world economy in recent years.

  • Yury Fedotov 2017/04/18

    By:Yury Fedotov

    Somali piracy disremembered

    TEHRAN, Apr. 18 (MNA) – Somali piracy off the Horn of Africa was once estimated by the World Bank to cost global trade billions of dollars, and to harm the fragile economies of countries in the region.

  • حمله موشکی آمریکا 2017/04/10

    By: Mariam Alhijab

    Chemical attack in Idlib: Duplication of Eastern Ghouta scenario

    TEHRAN, Apr. 10 (MNA) – On April 7, two US Navy battle ships launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at al-Shayrat military airfield in Syria’s Homs province from the Eastern Mediterranean.

  • Shamshad Akhtar 2017/04/09

    By: Shamshad Akhtar

    Positive signs as Asia-Pacific moves towards global development goals

    TEHRAN, Apr. 09 (MNA) – With just over a year since the adoption of a historic blueprint to end poverty and protect the planet, positive signs have already started to emerge among countries in the Asia-Pacific region as they push ahead with the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Palestine 2017/03/28

    By: Zahra Emamzadeh

    Forgotten Land

    TEHRAN, Mar. 28 (MNA) – Although holding conferences and delivering speeches are worthwhile, what is the practical outcome of such events for Palestine and the Palestinians?

  • پرچم چین 2017/03/26

    By Shamshad Akhtar

    China: Belt and Road Initiative

    TEHRAN, Mar. 26 (MNA) – Dr. Shamshad Akhtar, an Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations, reports on China’s contribution to developments for sustainable energy.

  • Trump 2017/03/22

    By: Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    Trump's ISIS challenge

    TEHRAN, Mar. 22 (MNA) – Donald Trump has announced plans to host a 68-nation summit on countering ISIL at the end of March, while Iran and Russia, which form the most effective regional coalition fighting the group, have not been invited.

  •   2017/03/18

    By: Hossein Askari

    King Salman: relinquish guardianship of Islam’s holy sites

    TEHRAN, Mar. 18 (MNA) – Mecca and Medina, situated in west of Saudi Arabia, are Islam’s two holiest sites. The region is the birthplace of Islam and of the Prophet Mohammad.

  • گزارش اسوشیتدپرس از دریاچه ارومیه 2017/03/15

    By: Gary Lewis

    Lake Urmia comes back to life slowly, but surely

    TEHRAN, Mar. 15 (MNA) – Returning to the barren landscape after almost four years, I was able to see water. Not nearly enough, but much more than last time. The lake is reviving. And this revival is the result of an immensely successful collaborative effort involving many players – some Iranian, some foreign.

  •   2017/03/14

    By: Hossein Askari

    Trump’s ‘beautiful’ deals with Arabs to boomerang

    TEHRAN, Mar. 14 (MNA) – President Trump has said time and again that he would bring his deal-making talents, which he claims to be second to none, to his new job as President of the United States.

  • ظریف، لاوروف، و چاوش اوغلو 2017/03/13

    By: Mohammad Ghaderi, Payman Yazdani

    New psychological warfare targets Tehran-Moscow ties

    TEHRAN, Mar. 13 (MNA) – On agenda for Zionist-western mainstream media has been to embark on a psychological warfare which seems to target Iran-Russian relations.

  • دونالد ترامپ 2017/03/12

    By: Habib Ashayeri

    Trump would bring US to ‘edge of precipice’

    TEHRAN, Mar. 12 (MNA) – Donald Trump’s demagoguery in attempt to show his voters that he had been committed to campaign promises has sent him too far afield in the wilderness.

  • USA 2017/03/07

    By: Abbas Torabi

    How much Trump's presidency resembles Jefferson's rule?

    TEHRAN, Mar. 07 (MNA) – Like Jeffersonian Democracy, which has been rested on a profound contradiction, Donald J. Trump's style of democracy besides banning the immigrants and slamming door on refugees - particularly his move to bar entry into the United States for residents of seven Majority-Muslim countries - rests on a total contradiction as well.

  • Shamshad Akhtar 2017/02/19

    By: Shamshad Akhtar

    Working together for the region — ESCAP, ASEAN

    TEHRAN, Feb. 19 (MNA) – The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has shown to be an exemplary role model for regional cooperation guiding the 10-country bloc on the path toward shared prosperity and sustainable development. 

  •   2017/02/13

    By: Javad Heirannia

    A new security order for Persian Gulf

    TEHRAN, Feb. 13 (MNA) – Late last year in Manama, Bahrain, British Prime Minister Theresa May assured Persian Gulf oil monarchies that the United Kingdom’s anti-Iran posture would remain unchanged under her leadership.

  • António Guterres 2017/02/08

    By: António Guterres:

    A continent of hope

    TEHRAN, Feb. 08 (MNA) – Far too often, the world views Africa through the prism of problems. When I look to Africa, I see a continent of hope, promise and vast potential. 

  • جف سشنز  سناتور ایالت آلاباما در سنای ایالات متحده آمریکا 2017/02/08

    By: Zahra Emamzadeh

    Will Sessions become Attorney General amid Muslim ban controversy?

    WELLINGTON, Feb. 08 (MNA) – As Donald Trump has nominated Jeff Sessions, a 70-year-old Senator representing Alabama since 1997, as his Attorney General, his performance in the position considering his racist stances in the past is under question.

  • محمود امیدسالار 2017/02/07

    By: Mahmoud Omidsalar

    Thoughts on Iran, Obama, and Trump

    TEHRAN, Feb. 07 (MNA) – The present chaos in Syria, the bombing of Yemen, and the destabilization of Libya and large regions of North Africa are all Obama’s own contribution to the raging bloodshed in these areas.

  • ترامپ 2017/02/07

    By: Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    Trump cannot afford to shut out Iran if he wants to defeat ISIL

    TEHRAN, Feb. 07 (MNA) – Throughout his campaign, US President Donald Trump vowed that confronting terrorism and destroying the self-proclaimed Islamic State would be his highest foreign policy priority.

  • Trump 2017/02/05

    By: Parnaz Talebi

    Anti-Saudi Trump; will it work?

    TEHRAN, Feb. 05 (MNA) – Trump’s recent executive order on US entry ban excludes countries like Saudi Arabia despite his anti-Saudi remarks.

  •  Shamshad Akhtar 2017/02/01

    By: Shamshad Akhtar

    Strengthening regional cooperation to mitigate weather extremes

    TEHRAN, Feb. 01 (MNA) – This month’s floods in Thailand are a worrisome reminder of the increasing uncertainty of extreme weather events.