TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – Iranian short film ‘The Balloon’, directed by Saeed Karimi, will compete at the US and Indian festivals.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Zarif said the Syrian army had been faring well while the opposition were in despair, thus the Syrian government had no political or military need to use chemical weapons that it did not even have.
DARAA, Apr. 08 (MNA) – Syrian army units killed a number of terrorists including leaders of Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organization in Bosra al-Sham and Daraa al-Balad area in Daraa southern province.
Brits, French & Germans:
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – The latest Sputnik.Polls survey reveals that European right-wing parties have gained more popularity due to unfulfilled government promises.
By: Majid Haghdoust
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani attended the National Conference on Resistance Economy and Rural Development on Saturday.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – The 6th Festival Cinema Invisible (FCI) will screen Iranian animated movie ‘For Freedom’, directed by Ahmad Khoshtinat.
BANDAR ABBAS, Apr. 08 (MNA) – An Army Navy fleet has set off for Oman with plans to jointly hold a marine rescue operation replica with Omani Navy.
By: Maryam Kamyab
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minsiter Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday visited with Singapore's Senior Minister of State (SMS) for Defense and Foreign Affairs Mohamad Maliki Osman and Deputy Prime Minister of Hungary Zsolt Semjén.
HOMS, Apr. 08 (MNA) – The fourth batch of gunmen and some of their family members which rejected to join the reconciliation agreement started to leave on Saturday al-Waer neighborhood in a step towards evacuating the area from arms and gunmen and paving the way for the return of governmental institutions to it.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – A group of Malaysian students visiting Iran sat down with Mehr News Agency to discuss their previously-held beliefs about the country and how their trip had been pivotal in dispelling their misconceptions about Iran.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – The north Korean Foreign Ministry in a memorandum on Friday stressed that it has a legitimate right to make a resolute preemptive attack to frustrate the moves for imminent and full-phased aggression and war made by the US against it.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – Spokesperson of Iran’s Foreign Ministry, while condemning the Stockholm truck attack, said uprooting terrorism required serious determination, honesty and global consensus.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres in his message on the International Day for Reflection on the Genocide in Rwanda, 7 April 2017, said the only way to truly honour the memory of those who were killed in Rwanda is to ensure that such events never occur again.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – Head of Gorgan Chamber of Commerce said a cooperation agreement has been inked in agriculture sector between Iran’s Golestan province and Kyzylorda Region of Kazakhstan.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani has called for an international fact-finding committee to look into the issue of Syrian chemical episode.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – Army Navy’s ‘Peace and Friendship’ flotilla has left Anzali Port city in southern shores of Caspian Sea to arrive in Aktau port city in Kazakhstan.
NEW YORK, Apr. 08 (MNA) – Hundreds of the Americans on Friday demonstrated in protest against the US aggression on Syria.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – The 35th Fajr International Film Festival has unveiled high profile acquisitions of Iranian films in the sidebar 20th Film Market.
Syria UN official:
NEW YORK, Apr. 08 (MNA) – Deputized chargé d’affaires of Syria’s permanent delegation at the UN Munzer Munzer said that the blatant US aggression on Syria sends the wrong message to terrorists as it will encourage them to use chemical weapons in the future.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – The United States carried out a cruise missile attack on the Syrian military airfield in Ash Sha’irat as a response to the reported chemical weapon use in Syria's Idlib.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – Sebastiaan Straten, Organizer of First Tehran International Persian Run also dubbed TehRUN, expressed hope that the event would cross bridges and break barriers between nations.
NEW YORK, Apr. 08 (MNA) – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres affirmed that there’s no alternative for a political solution for the crisis in Syria, calling for self-restraint following the US aggression against Syria.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – On April 7, between 3.42am and 3.56am, a massive rocket attack was carried out from an area near Crete Island in the Mediterranean Sea. Two destroyers of the US Navy (USS Ross and USS Porter) launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the Syrian Al-Shayrat airbase in Homs Province.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – The Iranian MRL team from Qazvin Islamic Azad University won the championship title by obtaining six top places at the 12th RoboCup Iran Open competitions.
MOSUL, Apr. 08 (MNA) – Mosul municipality chief said that up to 500,000 people have fled the northern Iraqi city of Mosul since the government troops launched an operation aimed at liberation of the city from ISIL.
Iran UN envoy:
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – Iran’s permanent representative envoy to the UN Khoshroo said refugees were subjects of international shared responsibility and protection as well as being symptoms of deeper problems.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – Head of Iran’s SNSC Ali Shamkhani stressed that the US cruise missile attack on a Syrian army airbase on Fri. was politically-motivated aimed at bolstering terrorism, adding Iran was closely monitoring the developments in Syria.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – President Rouhani while condemning US missile bombardment of the Ash Sha’irat airfield, said it will strengthen chaos in the world.
TEHRAN, Apr. 08 (MNA) – CEO of General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC Re) have voiced readiness to boos ties with Iranian firms by providing the Iranian market with required insurance coverage.
MOSCOW, Apr. 08 (MNA) – Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim reiterated on Friday a call to establish safe zones in northern Syria and welcomed US missile strike on a Syrian airfield.