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  • 2017-09-25 13:05

    Iran dismisses rumors on KRG shelling

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iran's FM spokesman Ghasemi dismissed as false media hype any rumors about the shelling of the Iraqi Kurdistan region.

  • 2017-09-25 12:07

    Zarif to CNN:

    US proving to be 'unreliable' negotiating partner

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Speaking to Fareed Zakaria of CNN, Iran’s FM Zarif said US is not only unpredictable, which could sometimes work in its favor, but is also proving to be “unreliable”, which undermines its participation in many international agreements.

  • 2017-09-25 12:03

    Rouhani congratulates Yacob on election as Singapore's 1st female pres.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – President Rouhani sent a message to the President of Singapore, Halimah Yacob, to congratulate her on her election.

  • 2017-09-25 11:37

    Syrian army regains 50 km2 in eastern countryside of Homs

    HOMS, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Syrian army regained some 50 square kilometers during its continued military operations against the remaining ISIL terrorists in Jebb al-Jarrah area in the eastern countryside of Homs, a military source announced on Sunday.

  • 2017-09-25 11:30

    Over 7k plant samples returned to Iran

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Head of Iranian Biological Resource Center said Mon. that so far 7,200 plant samples that had been taken out of the country have returned home and are now being kept at the Center.

  • 2017-09-25 11:29

    ‘Azar’ to make 1st intl. debut at VIFF

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iranian feature film, ‘Azar’, directed by Mohammad Hamzei will get screening in Vancouver International Film Festival (VIFF).

  • 2017-09-25 09:58

    By: Mohammadreza Abbasi

    Asian Indoor, Martial Art Game on day 9

    ASHGABAT, Sep. 25 (MNA) – The fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Art Game is underway in Ashgabat of Turkmenistan and is slated to wrap up on Sep. 27.

  • 2017-09-25 09:54

    Lukoil to take part in Iran oil industry

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Lukoil CEO Vagit Alekperove said on Saturday that the company plans to maintain their level of production with projects in other countries such as Iran and Mexico, Reuters reports.

  • 2017-09-25 09:52

    Salehi:

    Fordow emblem of martyrdom, faith, patriotism

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iran’s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi made a visit to Fordow village in Qom Province, which a home to Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant, and met with people residing there.

  • 2017-09-25 09:26

    Zarif slams Trump’s new travel restrictions

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Zarif has called US President Trump out on his “fake empathy” for Iranians as Trump administration unveiled new travel restrictions on a number of countries, including Iran.

  • 2017-09-25 09:00

    Iraq's territorial integrity, national unity vital for regional security

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iranian and Turkish presidents discussed the most important bilateral and regional issues, including the referendum in Kurdistan Region of Iraq during a phone conversation on Sunday.

  • 2017-09-25 08:41

    Rouhani:

    Iran against moves threatening Iraqi territorial integrity

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani reaffirmed Tehran’s opposition to any move against the Iraqi territorial integrity and national unity legitimacy of all parties lies within Iraq’s Constitution.

  • 2017-09-24 22:07

    Jaberi Ansari meets Parliament’s Foreign Policy Commission

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Jaberi Ansari went to Iran’s parliament on Sunday to discuss Syria’s developments and the referendum in Iraqi Kurdistan.

  • 2017-09-24 20:57

    Velayati slams pro-terrorism for regime change agenda

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Ali Akbar Velayti of Iran told Michel Duclos of France that supporting terrorism for changing legal governments of ME is a wrong policy.

  • 2017-09-24 20:50

    Merkel wins majority despite losing some Bundestag seats

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – The current Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel who has been the ruling body of Berlin for the last 12 years, is going to clutch to office for the fourth term.

  • 2017-09-24 19:28

    Iranian army stages war-game on western border

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – A new war-game, code named as Heidar Karrar, was staged by the Ground Force of the Iranian Army in the western area around Ghasreshirin county on Sunday.

  • 2017-09-24 19:28

    Barzani:

    Independence referendum to go ahead

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Despite oppositions from Iraq neighbors and UN security council Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) head Massoud Barzani says the independence referendum will be held tomorrow.

  • 2017-09-24 18:20

    Oman keen on friendly ties with Iran: FM bin Alawi

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah told the media after his trilateral meeting with Iranian and Indian FMs that his country is determined to broaden ties with Iran.

  • 2017-09-24 18:03

    By: Asghar Khamseh

    IKCo unveils new compact SUV

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – At a ceremony in the front-yard of Homa International Hotel in Mashhad, the Mashhad branch of Iran Khodro Company (IKCo) unveiled its domesticated edition of Haima S5 compact SUV to showcase the new vehicle at the Mashhad Auto Show. The new products of IKCo are manufactured under a joint venture with Chinese counterparts. The Sunday event was attended by the regional and national officials of the company and journalists and photographers.

  • 2017-09-24 17:44

    ‘Violinist’ wins Audience Award at Japan’s filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – ‘Violinist’ a feature film directed by Mohammad Ali Talebi wins Audience Award at Asia Fukuoka International Film Festival which was held in Fukuoka of Japan on September 15-24, 2017.

  • 2017-09-24 17:03

    Iran pet-chem output to hit $40m: oil Min.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Iranian Oil Minister, Zanganeh, says that the nuclear deal of July 24, 2015, has contributed in favor of Iran’s industry of petrochemical products.

  • 2017-09-24 17:02

    Turkish PM:

    New formation on southern frontiers of Turkey never to be tolerated

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Turkey's Prime Minister Binali Yildirim termed a planned independence referendum in northern Iraq as "illegitimate".

  • 2017-09-24 16:45

    Merkel cast vote in parliamentary election

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Incumbent German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday cast her ballot in the country's legislative election.

  • 2017-09-24 16:35

    Turkey: KRG independence referendum to cause catastrophe

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Turkey once again on Sunday emphasized that planned referendum in northern Iraq should be cancelled and not postponed.

  • 2017-09-24 16:20

    Muharram security drill kicks off in NW Iran

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – The Commander of IRGC Ground Forces, Brigadier General Pakpour, recounted that Muharram security drill began early on Sunday in Iranian NW counties.

  • 2017-09-24 16:19

    Iran closes airspace to Iraqi Kurdistan region

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Iran has blocked airspace for all flights from and to Iraqi Kurdistan region as KRG plans to hold an independence referendum on Mon., Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) announced today.

  • 2017-09-24 16:10

    Russia Reveals Footage of US Forces Near ISIL Positions North of Deir-ez-Zor

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – The Russian Defense Ministry released aerial footage of the ISIL positions north of Syria's city of Deir ez-Zor that showed the US equipment deployed in the area.

  • 2017-09-24 16:06

    Iran to export Hepatitis B, Tuberculosis vaccines

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – The vice president of Iran’s Pasteur Institute announced the country’s readiness to export two vaccines.

  • 2017-09-24 15:51

    Iran’s agro output soars by 21mn tons

    TEHRAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Deputy Iranian agriculture minister has announced that volume of agricultural production has climbed from 97 to 118 million tons.

  • 2017-09-24 15:47

    By: Mohammad Mohsenifar

    Iran’s Army unveils new military achievements

    MARIVAN, Sep. 24 (MNA) – Iran’s Army Ground Forces unveiled new military achievements during an event held Sunday morning in the presence of the Army’s Commander Amir Heidari.