Central Asia



  • Fakhriyeh Today 15:29

    Azerbaijan's 50% finance share for Rasht-Astara Railway project

    TEHRAN, Jan. 21 (MNA) – Deputy Minister of Roads and Urban Development for International Affairs Asghar Fakhriyeh Kashan on Sunday said, “with the allocation of $500 million worth of finance by the Republic of Azerbaijan, construction operation of Rasht-Astara Railway project will go on stream between Iran and Republic of Azerbaijan within the framework of joint venture (JV) contract.”

  • اتحادیه بین المجالس کشورهای اسلامی 2018-01-16 10:58

    Iran assumes presidency of PUIC Conference

    TEHRAN, Jan. 16 (MNA) – The President of National Assembly of Mali transferred the chairmanship of the PUIC Conference to Iranian Parliament speaker at the opening ceremony of the 13th session of the conference in Tehran on Tuesday.

  • نخستین اجلاس گفتگوهای فرهنگی آسیایی 2018-01-13 11:23

    Intl. Conf. of Asian Cultural Dialogues kicks off in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – The 1st Conference of Asian Cultural Dialogues has opened Sat. in Tehran with 70 cultural and scientific figures from over 20 Asian countries in attendance.

  • Karateka 2017-12-26 13:09

    Iranian karateka win title at Asian event

    TEHRAN, Dec. 26 (MNA) – An Iranian karate squad offered awe-inspiring athletic performances to stand atop Central Asia Karate Championships in Uzbekistan.

  • ناتو و مواد مخدر 2017/12/05

    By Payman Yazdani:

    NATO's responsibility toward drug production in Afghanistan

    TEHRAN, Dec. 05 (MNA) – Production of the illicit drugs in NATO-dominated Afghanistan has hit a new record during the past decade since the US lead coalition waged a war on the country in 2001 under the pretext of fighting terrorism.

  • دیدارهای امروز وزیر امور خارجه 2017-11-26 16:25

    Zarif, Afghan official discuss bilateral ties, fight against terrorism

    TEHRAN, Nov. 26 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Afghanistan Mohammad Mohaghegh at the site of Iran’s foreign ministry.

  • zarif landing 2017-11-08 10:39

    FM Zarif lands in Tajikistan

    TEHRAN, Nov. 08 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has arrived in Tajikistan Wed. morning as part of his two-nation central Asian tour.

  • سفر ظریف 2017-11-07 19:53

    FM Zarif to set off for Central Asia Wed.

    TEHRAN, Nov. 07 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will head to Tajikistan and Uzbekistan on Wed. at the official invitation of the officials of the two central Asian countries.

  • تلعفر 2017-08-29 11:33

    Hundreds of documents on Central Asian nationals discovered in Tal Afar

    TEHRAN, Aug. 29 (MNA) – Local Iraqi sources have reported discovery of hundreds of documents belonging to Central Asian nationals who were ISIL members in Tal Afar of Iraq.

  • iran-tajikistan 2017-08-10 11:29

    Iran refutes claims by Tajikistan state television

    TEHRAN, Aug. 10 (MNA) – Iranian embassy in Dushanbe has dismissed as baseless Tajikistan state television claims in a documentary aired Wed., expressing disappointment over the move by the Central Asian country.

  • عباس نظری مدیرکل بین الملل راه آهن 2017-07-31 12:56

    Iran after expanding rail corridors

    TEHRAN, Jul. 31 (MNA) – A senior official in Islamic Republic of Iran Railways has announced that Iran plans to develop rail freight corridors.

  • حمل و نقل ریلی 2017-05-31 11:06

    Tehran, Dushanbe mull over stronger rail ties

    TEHRAN, May 31 (MNA) – An official at Iran's Railway Company said Iran’s aluminum powder and crude oil will be soon exported to Tajikistan via railroad.

  • zarif 2017-04-19 13:54

    Iran, Kyrgyzstan ready for comprehensive cooperation

    TEHRAN, Apr. 19 (MNA) – Iranian and Georgian foreign ministers held a session in Bishkek to investigate venues for comprehensive reinvigoration of multilateral ties especially in economic arenas.

  • ظریف 2017-04-19 10:42


    Tehran sees no limits to expansion of ties with Bishkek

    TEHRAN, Apr. 19 (MNA) – Iranian foreign minister, while addressing Iran-Kyrgyzstan Joint Economic Forum, voiced readiness of Tehran to bolster ties with the Central Asian state in all sectors.

  • Zarif plane 2017-04-16 09:36

    Zarif to begin 3-nation tour to Central Asia

    TEHRAN, Apr. 16 (MNA) – Iranian FM Mohammad Javad Zarif will leave Tehran Sunday evening for official visits to Turkmenistan, Georgia and Kyrgyzstan, FM Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said Saturday.

  • Iran-Kazakhstan 2017-04-08 12:48

    Iranian, Kazakh provinces ink agricultural MoU

    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.

  • دیدارهای امروز وزیر امور خارجه 2017-03-05 09:38

    By: Maryam Kamyab

    Zarif's meetings on Sat.

    TEHRAN, Mar. 05 (MNA) – Ambassadors of the countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus region, as well as Sri Lankan Speaker of Parliament Karu Jayasuriya met with Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Saturday.

  • railroad 2016-12-28 11:19

    Railway to connect Iran to Central Asian states

    TEHRAN, Dec. 28 (MNA) – RAI deputy has reported on negotiations for launching railroad connection among Iran, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan.

  • ترانزیت ریلی 2016-10-22 13:36

    Four Central Asian states to boost transit via Iran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 22 (MNA) – Railway official Hossein Ashouri has reported on an agreement with Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan for transit of goods via Iran.

  • rail 2016-10-17 11:38

    Quintet railway summit kicks off in Tehran

    TEHRAN, Oct. 17 (MNA) – A quintet summit of railways was launched in Tehran on Monday attended by railway companies of Iran, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkey and Turkmenistan.

  • نقش زندگی بر تار و پود فرش ترکمن 2016-07-20 16:16

    By: Abbas Poustindouz

    Turkmen Rug

    TEHRAN, Jul. 20 (MNA) – A Turkmen rug (or carpet) is a type of handmade floor-covering textile traditionally originating in Central Asia. Iranian Turkmen girls and women weave fantasy into reality displaying their talent, ability and interest.

  • کدار کاسکار 2016-07-07 14:28

    Political analyst:

    Iran-India ties largely unscathed by any US influence

    TEHRAN, Jul. 07 (MNA) – An international relations analyst has told Mehr News India and Iran would prosper through working together even if both countries espouse different political powers in the region.

  • trilateral.jpg 2016-05-23 18:10


    Trilateral agreement ‘would bring prosperity to region’

    TEHRAN, May 23 (MNA) – Iran’s Hassan Rouhani has said trilateral agreement of Iran, Afghanistan, and India would not seek to damage interests of any other countries.

  • دیدار روحانی و وزیر خارجه ترکمنستان 2016-05-07 21:33

    Rouhani urges multilateralism in Caspian Sea

    TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) – Iran’s Hassan Rouhani has told Turkmenistan foreign minister multilateral cooperation of other countries along with Iran and Turkmenistan would improve regional stability.

  • علی لاریجانی در قم 2016-03-17 16:52

    Larijani congratulates regional countries on Nowruz

    TEHRAN, Mar. 17 (MNA) – Iran’s Parliament speaker has sent message of felicitation to regional countries where Iranian New Year is officially celebrated as holiday.

  • table tennis 2016-01-30 14:07

    Iran to host Central Asian Table Tennis games

    TEHRAN, Jan. 30 (MNA) – ITTF has approved of Iran to host the Central Asian Table Tennis Championships.

  • putin 2015-10-17 09:58

    Central Asia target of terrorists, warns Putin

    MOSCOW, Oct. 17 (MNA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin, assured on Friday that one of the objectives of terrorists is to penetrate Central Asia through Afghanistan, reason for which it is important to get prepared and respond coordinately to this threat.