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CBI chief: EU central banks to continue relations with Iran

CBI chief: EU central banks to continue relations with Iran

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – Europe's central banks will continue to maintain their relations with Central Bank of Iran (CBI), according to CBI Governor Valiollah Seif.

Iran after security in Afghanistan: Envoy

Iran after security in Afghanistan: Envoy

Kabul, May 20, IRNA – Insecurity in Afghanistan is against Iran's interests and this is an argument no one can reject, said Iran ambassador to Afghanistan in an interview with an Afghan television network.

2.7 tons of drugs seized in SE Iran

2.7 tons of drugs seized in SE Iran

Zahedan, May 20, IRNA – About 2,757 kilograms of narcotics and eight professional drug-dealers were seized in Sistan-Baluchestan Province, southeast Iran, said the deputy chief of the police of the province.

Bahraini opponents gather before embassy in London

Bahraini opponents gather before embassy in London

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – On the occasion of the anniversary of detaining Sheikh Isa Qassim, a prominent religious leader, the opponents of Al Khalifa rulers in Bahrain gathered in front of the Persian Gulf Littoral country embassy in London.

Trip to heart of earth's longest Qanat

Trip to heart of earth's longest Qanat

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – A large number of qanats, including Qanat of Zarech the longest in the world, are situated in various parts of the central province of Yazd that, due to dry and warm weather, has been in need of water throughout history.

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Iran after security in Afghanistan: Envoy

Iran after security in Afghanistan: Envoy

Kabul, May 20, IRNA – Insecurity in Afghanistan is against Iran's interests and this is an argument no one can reject, said Iran ambassador to Afghanistan in an interview with an Afghan television network.

2.7 tons of drugs seized in SE Iran

2.7 tons of drugs seized in SE Iran

Zahedan, May 20, IRNA – About 2,757 kilograms of narcotics and eight professional drug-dealers were seized in Sistan-Baluchestan Province, southeast Iran, said the deputy chief of the police of the province.

Bahraini opponents gather before embassy in London

Bahraini opponents gather before embassy in London

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – On the occasion of the anniversary of detaining Sheikh Isa Qassim, a prominent religious leader, the opponents of Al Khalifa rulers in Bahrain gathered in front of the Persian Gulf Littoral country embassy in London.

Bahraini detainees `sexually abused`: Washington Post

Bahraini detainees 'sexually abused': Washington Post

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – Several Bahraini detainees said that they were tortured and sexually abused in the Al Khalifa prisons, wrote the American newspaper Washington Post.

Iran FM, Econ Min in parl't for FATF

Iran FM, Econ Min in parl't for FATF

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – The closed session of Majlis (Iranian Parliament) kicked off with the presence of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Ministry of Economy Masoud Karbasian to discuss Iran's joining to Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) on Sunday, said an MP.

CBI chief: EU central banks to continue relations with Iran

CBI chief: EU central banks to continue relations with Iran

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – Europe's central banks will continue to maintain their relations with Central Bank of Iran (CBI), according to CBI Governor Valiollah Seif.

New atmosphere prevailing Iran-Europe economic relations in post-JCPOA era

New atmosphere prevailing Iran-Europe economic relations in post-JCPOA era

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – The US withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on May 8, four days ahead of the deadline (May 12) set by the country’s president, Donald J. Trump, who, later, signed an executive memorandum to unilaterally reinstate nuclear sanctions against Iran.

Iran FM, Econ Min in parl't for FATF

Iran FM, Econ Min in parl't for FATF

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – The closed session of Majlis (Iranian Parliament) kicked off with the presence of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Ministry of Economy Masoud Karbasian to discuss Iran's joining to Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) on Sunday, said an MP.

Iran's light crude closes to $74 per barrel

Iran's light crude closes to $74 per barrel

Tehran, May 19, IRNA – The average price of Iran's light crude increased by $3.02 in the week ending on May 11 reaching $73.79 per barrel.

Iran, Eurasia sign agreement on preferential trade

Iran, Eurasia sign agreement on preferential trade

Tehran, May 19, IRNA – Agreement on preferential trade between Iran and member countries of Eurasia Economic Union was signed in Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, on Saturday in presence of Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammad Shariatmadari.

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Trip to heart of earth's longest Qanat

Trip to heart of earth's longest Qanat

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – A large number of qanats, including Qanat of Zarech the longest in the world, are situated in various parts of the central province of Yazd that, due to dry and warm weather, has been in need of water throughout history.

26th Int’l Qur’an Exhibition opens

26th Int’l Qur’an Exhibition opens

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – The 26th International Qur’an Exhibition opened in Tehran late Saturday with a message from Ayatollah Jafar Sobhani and with the motto of ‘Qur’an Chandelier of Guidance’.

Yemeni missile hit Saudi radar brigade in Khamis Mushait

Yemeni missile hit Saudi radar brigade in Khamis Mushait

Tehran, May 20, IRNA - The Yemeni army and popular committees launched a missile attack on a Saudi radar brigade in the southern city of Khamis Mushait, Asir province, Saturday night, Almasirah Net reported.

World Cup carpets unveiled in Tabriz

World Cup carpets unveiled in Tabriz

Tabriz, May 20, IRNA – Seven precious carpets woven by artists from Tabriz to mark 2018 Football World Cup were unveiled in a ceremony attended by senior provincial officials and artists.

Iranian movie ‘3 Faces’ wins Cannes award for best script

Iranian movie ‘3 Faces’ wins Cannes award for best script

Tehran, May 19, IRNA – Iranian movie ‘3 Faces’ directed by Jafar Panahi won the best script award at Cannes International Film Festival jointly with the Italian film ‘Happy as Lazzaro’.

Iran finishes runner up in world military wresting champ

Iran finishes runner up in world military wresting champ

Tehran, May 18, IRNA – Iran's wrestling team ranked second on Friday in the 33rd World Military Wrestling Championship in Moscow.

Iran wins title in WAKO ASIA Championship 2018

Iran wins title in WAKO ASIA Championship 2018

Tehran, May 14, IRNA – Iran won the first title in WAKO ASIA Championship 2018 in Kyrgyzstan.

Iranian junior free-stylers win Asian championship title

Iranian junior free-stylers win Asian championship title

Tehran, May 14, IRNA – Iranian junior freestyle wrestlers with 6 gold, 2 bronze medals and 196 points ranked 1st in Asian Championships which is underway in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

Iran judo practitioners  snatch 6 medals in Asian Champs

Iran judo practitioners snatch 6 medals in Asian Champs

Tehran, May 14, IRNA – Iranian judo practitioners received 6 medals Asian Junior Championships held in Beirut, Lebanon.

Iranian fencer bags bronze medal at Russia Grand Prix

Iranian fencer bags bronze medal at Russia Grand Prix

Tehran, May 13, IRNA – Iranian fencer Mojtaba Abedini won a bronze medal at International Fencing Federation (FIE) Russian Grand Prix.

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Malaysian scholar calls for immediate halt to atrocities in Gaza

Malaysian scholar calls for immediate halt to atrocities in Gaza

Kuala Lumpur, May 19, IRNA – President of the Malaysian Consultative Council for Islamic Organization (MAPIM) called for the killing of defenseless Palestinian people by forces of the Zionist regime of Israel to be stopped immediately.

Iraqi FM says US exit from JCPOA, `sheer folly`

Iraqi FM says US exit from JCPOA, 'sheer folly'

Baghdad, May 16, IRNA – The US unilateral withdrawal from the Iran Deal and its move to relocate American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Holy Quds were 'sheer folly' which practically led to damaging Washington's prestige, Iraqi foreign minister said here on Wednesday.

Russian deputy FM denies talking about Iran making concessions

Russian deputy FM denies talking about Iran making concessions

Moscow, May 16, IRNA – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov says he has not said that Iran needs to make concessions in order to save the nuclear agreement.

US must follow Iran nuclear deal: Senior Pak journalist

US must follow Iran nuclear deal: Senior Pak journalist

Islamabad, May 16, IRNA - Managing Director of the Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) says that the US administration must follow Iran nuclear deal, officially known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) in letter and spirit.

Trump made mockery of IAEA’s high principles

Indian ex-diplomat:

Trump made mockery of IAEA’s high principles

New Delhi, May 14, IRNA - An Indian ex-diplomat believes that US president Donald Trump’s pulling out of the Iranian nuclear deal discredited the International Atomic Energy Agency which has repeatedly reaffirmed Iran's commitment to the nuclear deal with six Western countries.

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CBI chief: EU central banks to continue relations with Iran

CBI chief: EU central banks to continue relations with Iran

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – Europe's central banks will continue to maintain their relations with Central Bank of Iran (CBI), according to CBI Governor Valiollah Seif.

Iran after security in Afghanistan: Envoy

Iran after security in Afghanistan: Envoy

Kabul, May 20, IRNA – Insecurity in Afghanistan is against Iran's interests and this is an argument no one can reject, said Iran ambassador to Afghanistan in an interview with an Afghan television network.

2.7 tons of drugs seized in SE Iran

2.7 tons of drugs seized in SE Iran

Zahedan, May 20, IRNA – About 2,757 kilograms of narcotics and eight professional drug-dealers were seized in Sistan-Baluchestan Province, southeast Iran, said the deputy chief of the police of the province.

Bahraini opponents gather before embassy in London

Bahraini opponents gather before embassy in London

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – On the occasion of the anniversary of detaining Sheikh Isa Qassim, a prominent religious leader, the opponents of Al Khalifa rulers in Bahrain gathered in front of the Persian Gulf Littoral country embassy in London.

Trip to heart of earth's longest Qanat

Trip to heart of earth's longest Qanat

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – A large number of qanats, including Qanat of Zarech the longest in the world, are situated in various parts of the central province of Yazd that, due to dry and warm weather, has been in need of water throughout history.

New atmosphere prevailing Iran-Europe economic relations in post-JCPOA era

New atmosphere prevailing Iran-Europe economic relations in post-JCPOA era

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – The US withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on May 8, four days ahead of the deadline (May 12) set by the country’s president, Donald J. Trump, who, later, signed an executive memorandum to unilaterally reinstate nuclear sanctions against Iran.

Bahraini detainees `sexually abused`: Washington Post

Bahraini detainees 'sexually abused': Washington Post

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – Several Bahraini detainees said that they were tortured and sexually abused in the Al Khalifa prisons, wrote the American newspaper Washington Post.

Iran FM, Econ Min in parl't for FATF

Iran FM, Econ Min in parl't for FATF

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – The closed session of Majlis (Iranian Parliament) kicked off with the presence of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Ministry of Economy Masoud Karbasian to discuss Iran's joining to Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) on Sunday, said an MP.

Headlines in Iranian English language dailies on May 20

Headlines in Iranian English language dailies on May 20

Tehran, May 20, IRNA - The following headlines appeared in the Iranian local English language newspapers on Sunday:

European firms to boost investments in Iran: Minister

European firms to boost investments in Iran: Minister

Tehran, May 20, IRNA - Energy Minister Reza Ardekanian said here Saturday night that a conference on investments by European small and medium-sized firms in Iran would be held in autumn this year as the first step towards developing Iran-Europe trade ties.

Iran will retaliate. Get over it

By: Mohammad Marandi*

Iran will retaliate. Get over it

Tehran, April 27, IRNA - Any further restraint in responding to Israeli aggression will only encourage more violations against Iran and Iranians

The future of Chabahar Port

By Harsh V. Pant *

The future of Chabahar Port

Tehran, Dec 13, IRNA – Last week saw the inauguration of the first phase of the strategic Chabahar port by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the presence of officials from 17 countries.

S. Arabia, UAE military aggression root cause of Yemen’s afflictions

S. Arabia, UAE military aggression root cause of Yemen’s afflictions

Madrid, Dec 7, IRNA - A senior Iranian expert on international relations said on Wednesday that Military aggression of the Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the major cause of Yemen’s current crisis and afflictions.

FICCI SG: India-Iran ties free from influence of third state

FICCI SG: India-Iran ties free from influence of third state

Tehran, Nov 20, IRNA - India has been very clear that its relations with Iran should be independent of its relations with other states, said the secretary general of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

Iran’s stall warmly welcomed in Dublin's charity fair

Iran’s stall warmly welcomed in Dublin's charity fair

London, Nov 20, IRNA – Iran's stall was warmly welcomed by senior foreign diplomats in the International Charity Bazaar (ICB) held in Dublin, Ireland.

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New atmosphere prevailing Iran-Europe economic relations in post-JCPOA era

New atmosphere prevailing Iran-Europe economic relations in post-JCPOA era

Tehran, May 20, IRNA – The US withdrew from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on May 8, four days ahead of the deadline (May 12) set by the country’s president, Donald J. Trump, who, later, signed an executive memorandum to unilaterally reinstate nuclear sanctions against Iran.

Trump president of 'Nakba'

By Reza Bahar*

Trump president of 'Nakba'

Tehran, May 16, IRNA - “Our greatest hope is for peace,” said US President Donald Trump at the opening ceremony of the US embassy in al Quds (Jerusalem) on a day described by many as the deadliest day for Palestinians in Gaza border gathered in a show of protest against relocation of American embassy.

Fighting inequality in Asia and the Pacific

By Shamshad Akhtar*

Fighting inequality in Asia and the Pacific

Tehran, May 15, IRNA - Inequality is increasing in Asia and the Pacific. Our region’s remarkable economic success story belies a widening gap between rich and poor. A gap that’s trapping people in poverty and, if not tackled urgently, could thwart our ambition to achieve sustainable development.

Trump’s only possible Iran strategy is a fantasy

By Fareed Zakaria*

Trump’s only possible Iran strategy is a fantasy

Tehran, May 15, IRNA - Jeb Bush said Donald Trump would be a “chaos president.” And this week, President Trump lived up to the billing, choosing to defy virtually the entire world, including America’s closest European allies, and raising tensions in the most unstable part of the globe, the Middle East.