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  • 2017-09-26 11:24

    Exports from FTZs up by 25%

    TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Secretary of High Council of Free Trade-Industrial Zones said value of exports from Iranian Free Trade Zones (FTZs) have climbed by 25 percent reaching one billion dollars.

  • 2017-09-26 10:12

    By: Mohammadreza Abbasi

    Asian Indoor, Martial Art Game on day 10

    ASHGABAT, Sep. 26 (MNA) – The 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Art Game is underway in Ashgabat of Turkmenistan and is slated to wrap up on Sep. 27.

  • 2017-09-26 10:12

    Key battles close to end, we write last chapter of crisis in Syria: Walid al-Muallem

    NEW YORK, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Syrian Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Muallem affirmed on Monday that the main battles in Syria approached to an end and “we are writing the last chapter of the crisis in Syria.”

  • 2017-09-26 10:10

    Iran, Indonesia hold 7th political-consultative committee

    TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) – The seventh meeting of Iran-Indonesia joint political-consultative committee was held in Tehran on Monday.

  • 2017-09-26 10:06

    Iran, Indonesia stress joint coop. for establishing peace

    TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Iran and Indonesia, as two major Muslim countries, have called for joint cooperation to establish peace and security across West Asia region.

  • 2017-09-26 09:44

    By: Majid Haghdoust

    Tehran receives Mohsen Hojaji's body

    TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) – The body of Iranian soldier Mohsen Hojaji, beheaded by ISIL terrorists, was handed over to Tehran on Monday, after he was captured in Syria in August .

  • 2017-09-26 09:26

    Women futsal team finishes 3rd in Ashgabat

    TEHRAN, Sep. 26 (MNA) – Iranian women futsal outfit pulled out a sweeping win over Chinese rivals to land in the third place at 2017 Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games of Asia and Pacific Region in Turkmenistan.

  • 2017-09-25 22:22

    Turkey denied to receive Barzani

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Barzani said that his request to visit Turkey to meet Turkish officials during past two months was denied.

  • 2017-09-25 22:11

    ‘Unveiling Ceremony’ goes to Argentinian filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iranian animated piece ‘Unveiling Ceremony’ directed by Mehdi Boustani has been accepted in the official screening program of 8th International Short Film Festival Fic in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

  • 2017-09-25 21:37

    Turkey, Iraq to launch joint military exercise

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Turkey and Iraq will launch a joint military exercise on the Turkish-Iraqi border on Tuesday following a controversial referendum in northern Iraq, according to the Turkish military late Monday.

  • 2017-09-25 21:26

    Turkish president outlines actions against KRG

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Turkey will take political, economic, commercial and security steps against northern Iraq’s Kurdish Regional Government (KRG), as it is holding a referendum for an independent state, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Monday.

  • 2017-09-25 21:11

    Zarif meets UN under-secretary general, Indonesian counterpart

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel in New York on Monday.  

  • 2017-09-25 21:10

    FM Zarif meets Algerian counterpart in NY

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with his Algerian counterpart Abdelkader Messahel in New York on Monday.  

  • 2017-09-25 20:54

    Independence polls close in Iraqi Kurdistan

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – The referendum to separate Kurdistan from Iraq, unauthorized by UN resolution, Iraqi parliament, and the neighbors of Iraq was finally held on Monday.

  • 2017-09-25 20:52

    Kharrazi says Iran open to France contribution to Syrian talks

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Michel Duclos, the Director General of France’s ADI, who is visiting Tehran was received by Kamal Kharrazi, the former Iranian FM, on Monday in Tehran.

  • 2017-09-25 18:41

    By: Maryam Kamyab

    Indian envoy to Tehran visits MNA, Tehran Times HQs

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) –Shri Saurabh Kumar Ambassador of India to Iran paid a visit to the HQs of Mehr News Agency and the Tehran Times daily on Bimeh Alley, Sepahbod Gharani Street in central area of Tehran early on Monday.

  • 2017-09-25 18:21

    Turkey not to Rule Out curbing oil transit from Iraqi Kurdistan

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim did not rule out the termination of oil transit from Iraqi Kurdistan regarding to the referendum on independence being held there.

  • 2017-09-25 18:02

    Iranian para-shooter grabs gold at world cup in Croatia

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Mehdi Zamani of Iran snatched the gold medal in P1 (men's10m air pistol SH1) category at IPC Shooting World Cup in Croatian city of Osijek.

  • 2017-09-25 17:56

    AUT team wins 1st place at France’s IMAV 2017

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – A team from Amir Kabir University of Technology secured the first place in Virtual Challenge category of International Micro Air Vehicle 2017 competition in France.

  • 2017-09-25 17:42

    Iranian wrestlers win 4 medals at AIMAG

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – On day one of AIMIG free-style wresting contest, underway in Turkmen capital city of Ashgabat, Iranian wrestlers grabbed 4 medals.

  • 2017-09-25 16:14

    Iraqi PM orders security services "to protect citizens being coerced" in Kurdistan

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi ordered security services on Monday “to protect citizens being threatened and coerced” in Iraqi Kurdistan region where a referendum on independence is under way.

  • 2017-09-25 15:44


    If Iraqi Turkmens targeted, Turkish army to intervene

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Turkish FM says Turkish army will immediately intervene if Iraqi Turkmens are targeted by Iraqi Kurdistan forces.

  • 2017-09-25 15:38

    Iran, Russia support Iraq's territorial integrity, regional security

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani underlined that Iran-Russia relations will continue to be strengthened by furthering the ongoing plans.

  • 2017-09-25 15:02

    Farhadi’s ‘About Elly’ to go on screen in Turkey

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Eight years after the production of Asghar Farhadi’s ‘About Elly’, the film will go on screen in Turkey.

  • 2017-09-25 14:58

    UK, EU resume Brexit negotiations

    BRUSSELS, Sep. 25 (MNA) – The government of the United Kingdom and the European Union (EU) will resume this Monday talks in a new round of negotiations on the British withdrawal or Brexit, where they will discuss recent proposals of Prime Minister Theresa May, confirmed an official source.

  • 2017-09-25 14:49

    Iranian parliamentary official:

    US not sole signatory to nuclear deal

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – The head of Iran’s Parliament Research Center Kazem Jalali met with Michel Duclos, the Director General of International Diplomatic Acadmey of France, conferring on important regional and international issues.

  • 2017-09-25 14:08

    Saddam backed by all world powers: former MoD

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Former Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehghan says that the Imposed War of 1980-88 taught Iranians not to rely on other countries in terms of defense industries.

  • 2017-09-25 13:55

    Female skiing squad to attend training camp in Austria

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iran’s women’s alpine skiing team have departed for Austria in order to hold a one-month ski training program Hintertux campsite.

  • 2017-09-25 13:47

    ‘Wander About Me’ to vie at Bridges Intl. Filmfest.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Iranian feature ‘Wander About Me’, directed by Ghazaleh Soltani will be screened at Bridges International Film Festival to be held October 12-18 in Greece.

  • 2017-09-25 13:30

    ELN Expert:

    US withdrawal from JCPOA would put Europe-US relations in crisis

    TEHRAN, Sep. 25 (MNA) – Commenting on the possible Trump administration’s withdrawal from the JCPOA, Research Director of the European Leadership Network, Lukasz Kulesa says this would put Europe-US relations in crisis.