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  • 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.

  • ASTANA 2017/01/24

    By: Parnaz Talebi

    Astana meeting; is peace negotiable?

    TEHRAN, Jan. 24 (MNA) – Kazakh capital is hosting one the most controversial peace talks since the international efforts started for bringing back the stability to Syria.

  • Yury Fedotov 2017/01/22

    By Yury Fedotov :

    Violent extremism in prisons: Behind bars, but not locked up

    TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) – Violent extremism today presents a chilling challenge to the world’s prison correction communities.

  • Shamshad-Akhtar.jpg 2017/01/15

    By: Dr. Shamshad Akhtar

    Regional solutions key for APAC transition to sustainable energy

    TEHRAN, Jan. 15 (MNA) – UN official and executive secretary of ESCAP has siad The Asia-Pacific region is at a turning point in its energy trajectory.

  • ترامپ شخصیت برگزیده مجله تایمز 2017/01/07

    By: Seyed Hossein Mousavian

    What Trump needs to know about Iran

    TEHRAN, Jan. 07 (MNA) – Former Iranian diplomat and nuclear negotiator has argued in his last article that Trump's administration, whether continuing Obama's engagement policy or adopting a confrontational approach, has to take into consideration some historical points.

  • Bahrain 2017/01/05

    By: Hamid Reza Gholamzadeh

    200 days of siege in Bahrain amid global indifference

    TEHRAN, Jan. 05 (MNA) – This Friday marks 200 days since the ruling regime in Bahrain has imposed a siege on the whole village of Diraz banning tens of thousands of civilians from access to basic rights.

  • Michael Flynn 2017/01/02

    By Zahra Emamzadeh

    Who is Trump’s National Security Advisor Michael Flynn?

    TEHRAN, Jan. 02 (MNA) – Michael T. Flynn is a retired United States Army lieutenant general with almost 33 years of service to American army.

  • محسن طباطبایی مزدآبادی 2017/01/01

    By: Seyyed Mohsen Tabatabaei Mozdabadi

    Cities and challenge of good governance

    TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (MNA) – Different cities have faced challenges of governance in metropolises by diverse approaches fitting their cultural and social as well as financial structures.

  • آندره کارلوف 2016/12/24

    By: Mohammad Ghaderi

    Beyond assassination of Russian amb.; west implicated

    TEHRAN, Dec. 24 (MNA) – Assassination of Andrey Karlov in Ankara has been a major enigma; but it is far clear that it had not been the product of an isolated case of overflow of sentimentality.

  • Andrei Karlov 2016/12/21

    By: Hamid Reza Gholamzadeh

    Who benefits from assassination of Russian Ambassador?

    TEHRAN, Dec. 21 (MNA) – Assassination of Russian Ambassador to Turkey Andrey Karlov was a shock on Monday night the news of which went quickly viral on the web and social networks.

  • Ban ki moon 2016/12/18

    By: Ban Ki-moon

    South Sudan: A people betrayed 

    TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (MNA) – UN Secretary General Ban has urged international organizations and South Sudan leaders to take responsibility to establish security and stability in the country as the world’s newest country.

  • Abbas Torabi 2016/12/13

    By: Abbas Torabi

    Article 99 of UN Charter and Ban Ki-Moon's Beleaguered Legacy in ME

    TEHRAN, Dec. 13 (MNA) – The UN’s first Secretary General Trygve Halvdan Lie, the Norwegian diplomat who never explicitly invoked Article 99 before the Security Council, portrays the post of Secretary General as the most difficult job in the world.

  • transport 2016/12/11

    By: Shamshad Akhtar

    Transport: a pivotal sector in APAC`s journey to sustainability

    TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (MNA) – Transport is a key contributor to economic growth, prosperity and to societal well-being.

  • Anti corruption day 2016/12/10

    By: Yury Fedotov

    Beating corruption truly needs instilling culture of lawfulness

    TEHRAN, Dec. 10 (MNA) – Each year, on 9 December, the world marks International Anti-Corruption Day. We treat this not only as a means to raise awareness, but also as an opportunity to showcase innovative ways that people and organizations can work together to counter this scourge. 

  • Iran US 2016/12/05

    By: Hamid Reza Gholamzadeh

    ISA real threat to JCPOA

    TEHRAN, Dec. 05 (MNA) – Renewal of Iran Sanctions Act by US Congress has raised objections in Iran as it is violation of JCPOA, even though President Obama is expected to use waiver rights to cease its implementation.