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  • 2017-10-01 11:48

    Iranian FM to travel to Oman, Qatar tomorrow

    TEHRAN, Oct. 01 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will make a trip to Oman, Tomorrow.

  • 2017-10-01 11:45

    Pres. Rouhani attends Ashura mourning at Shah-Abdol-Azim shrine

    TEHRAN, Oct. 01 (MNA) – President Rouhani attended Ashura mourning ceremony at Shah-Abdol-Azim holy shrine and mourned for Imam Hossein (AS).

  • 2017-10-01 11:02

    Pres. Rouhani felicitates China on National Day

    TEHRAN, Oct. 01 (MNA) – President Rouhani has forwarded a message of felicitation to President Xi Jinping of China on the occasion of the founding of the People’s Republic of China on October 1.

  • 2017-10-01 10:39

    By: Mohammad Dashti

    Gathering of Muharram mourners in Ardebil

    ARDEBIL, Oct. 01 (MNA) – People of Ardebil marked Tasu’a, the eve of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH), by holding mourning rituals on Saturday. Tasu’a is known as the Day of Loyalty and Resistance, which is devoted to Abbas ibn Ali, Imam Hossein’s half-brother, in deference to his sacrifices in the Battle of Karbala.

  • 2017-09-30 18:27


    Barzani’s call for split to strengthen ISIL, Tel Aviv

    TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) – Iranian official Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said Sat. that KRG leader Barzani’s call for separation of Kurdistan region from Iraq will further strengthen the presence of ISIL and Israeli regime in the region.

  • 2017-09-30 17:51

    KRG to pay price over independence referendum: Erdogan

    TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said that Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) would pay the price over KRG’s independece referendum.

  • 2017-09-30 17:03

    Iranian MP:

    Saudis’ hand in Mina stampede needs intl. probe

    TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) – Head of parliamentary commission on judicial and legal Affairs has stressed the need for international probe into the complicity of Saudi Arabia in 2015 Mina stampede which crushed to death over 4000 pilgrims.

  • 2017-09-30 16:03

    Armed Forces spox:

    Iran, Iraq to stage joint drill on western borders

    TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) – Brig. Gen. Massoud Jazayeri announced Sat. that Iranian and Iraqi military forces will take part in a joint exercise on the country's western borders in the near future.

  • 2017-09-30 15:30

    Shia Muslims mark Tasua across Iran

    TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) – Shia Muslims across Iran are marking Tasua, the eve of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (PBUH), by holding mourning rituals. The occasion falls on the ninth day on the lunar month of Muharram, 30 Sep. this year.

  • 2017-09-30 15:28

    Iran attends Europol-INTERPOL Cybercrime Conf.

    TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) – An Iranian delegation took part in the 5th Europol-INTERPOL Cybercrime Conference at Europol’s headquarters in The Hague, Netherlands.

  • 2017-09-30 12:57

    Mohsen Rezaei:

    KRG referendum ‘Barzani’s coup against rivals’

    TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) – Former IRGC General Mohsen Rezaei said the independence referendum held by the Iraqi Kurdistan region was KRG President Masoud Barzani’s coup against his rivals to expunge them from the Kurdish region.

  • 2017-09-30 11:22

    Zarif to British media:

    Trump likely not to certify nuclear deal in Oct. report

    TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) – Speaking to the Guardian and the Financial Times Fri., Iran’s FM Zarif said he expected US President Trump to carry through his threat not to certify Iran’s compliance under the nuclear deal in his Oct. report to Congress.

  • 2017-09-30 10:37

    Turkey calls on US to pursue open, consistent policy on Iraq unity

    TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) – Turkey has called on the United States and the international community to pursue a “consistent, decisive and clear” policy for the protection of the territorial integrity of Iraq.

  • 2017-09-30 10:28

    FM spox:

    Myanmar’s disregard for intl. community’s calls ‘unacceptable’

    TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) – Iran’s FM Spokesman Ghasemi said the Burmese government’s disregard for international community’s calls on stopping violence against Rohingya Muslims is unacceptable.

  • 2017-09-30 10:20

    NKorea moves missiles from rocket facility

    TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) – South Korea's Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) sources reports that several North Korean missiles were seen transported from a rocket facility dedicated to the production of intercontinental ballistic missiles in Pyongyang.

  • 2017-09-30 10:09

    US does not recognize KRG's independence poll

    TEHRAN, Sep. 30 (MNA) – While many reports show that the US actual and stated policy toward KRG independence referendum differs, the US says it does not recognize the Kurdish Regional Government's (KRG) "unilateral referendum" on independence from Iraq.

  • 2017-09-29 19:06

    Larijani extends felicitations to new Syrian counterpart

    TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – Ali Larijani, the Speaker of Iran’s Parliament sent a congratulatory message to Hammouda Youssef Sabbagh, felicitating his election as the Speaker of the People's Council of Syria.

  • 2017-09-29 18:05

    Israeli regime behind Iraqi Kurdistan referendum: Cleric

    TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – The interim leader of this week’s rituals of Tehran Friday prayers, Ayatollah Kashani referred to Trump’s speech at UNGA and referendum in Kurdistan.

  • 2017-09-29 16:26

    Iran's army helicopter crashes in Urmia

    TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – An accident in West Azerbaijan saw a helicopter of IRIAA crashed, a flight engineer killed and two crew members injured on Thursday morning.

  • 2017-09-29 15:51

    Iran’s veep calls Turkish PM to strongly support Baghdad

    TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – Iran’s Vice-President Jahangiri and Turkish Premier Binali Yildrim discussed the latest developments in Iraq after the referendum held in Kurdish areas of Iraq, in a phone dialogue on Friday.

  • 2017-09-29 13:52

    2nd night of mourning at Imam Khomeini Husseinieh

    TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – The second night of mourning for the anniversary of the battle of Karabala was held at Imam Khomeini Husseinia in Tehran where the officials and thousands of public attended the processions in Ayatollah Khamenei’s presence.

  • 2017-09-29 13:26

    By: Asghar Khamseh

    Two newly-bought planes land at Tehran's Mehrabad

    TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – Two new ATR passenger planes, made by Franco-Italian plane manufacturer, have just landed in Tehran’s Mehrabad Airport on Thursday. The two ATR 72-600s arrived in Tehran from Toulouse, France. These two are the 8th and 9th planes out of the 200 planes purchased by Iran after the nuclear deal of July 14, 2015.

  • 2017-09-29 12:15

    S Arabia should stop exporting terrorism, extremism: Zarif

    TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – Describing Saudi Arabia’s policies in the region, Iranian foreign minister told Al Jazeera news broadcaster that KSA and UAE are always killing stabilizing efforts in the ME.

  • 2017-09-29 10:52

    Navy to unveil new equipment: Iranian commander

    TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – Navy Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari says Iranian maritime forces will unveil new combat equipment before the end of current Iranian year on March 20, 2018.

  • 2017-09-29 10:35

    Putin, Erdogan pledge to closely cooperate on Syria, increase trade

    TEHRAN, Sep. 29 (MNA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin has landed in Turkey to meet his counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan as relations between the two states continue to thaw. The situation in Syria and de-escalation zones are expected to be the main issues on the table.

  • 2017-09-28 20:00

    Erdoğan to Barzani:

    Skill necessary to rule state, to be tribal leader not enough

    TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) – Criticizing the independence referendum hold by the KRG head, Turkish president said Masoud Barzan threw himself into the fire due to not discussing with Turkey, Iran and Iraqi central government.

  • 2017-09-28 18:20

    Leader of Islamic Revolution:

    Words fall short of describing martyrs’ grandeur

    TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) – In a message forwarded Thu. Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei praised and honored martyrs to commemorate the national week of Holy Defense.

  • 2017-09-28 18:17

    Putin arrived in Ankara

    TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) – Russian president Vladimir Putin arrived in Ankara to hold talk with his Turkish counterpart Erdogan.

  • 2017-09-28 16:39

    Turkey asks Russia to mediate between Ankara, Damascus

    TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) – source told that Turkey asked Russia to be a mediator during talks with Suria on the Idlib de-escalation zone.

  • 2017-09-28 16:05

    By: Abbas Pustinduz

    Burial ceremony of Iranian Martyr Hojaji

    TEHRAN, Sep. 28 (MNA) – Thousands of Iranians, from all walks of life, attended Thu. the burial ceremony of Martyr Mohsen Hojaji in Najaf Abad, Isfahan.