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Zarif: Neither Iran nor Saudis can dominate Mideast

Zarif: Neither Iran nor Saudis can dominate Mideast

Iran's foreign minister said Monday that neither Iran nor Saudi Arabia can be the dominant power in the Middle East and what's needed most is for countries in the Persian Gulf region to talk to each other — not about each other.  

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F Majlessi: Reaction by Iran will bring war to Tehran

F Majlessi: Reaction by Iran will bring war to Tehran

Recent news indicate that the US and its allies are preparing for a military strike against Syria under the pretext that Bashar Al Asad forces have used chemical weapons and toxic gas earlier this week. Warships and aircraft carriers just deployed to the area are also witness to this. Russia has warned against any strikes on Syria and reportedly placed its forces on high alert. Israeli forces carried out a strike on a military airbase in Syria two days ago, during which seven Iranian militaries were martyred. Is the region moving towards a big war?  

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Tehran-Baghdad cooperation on information swap

Tehran-Baghdad cooperation on information swap

The Iraqi National Security Council has announced the finalization of an agreement between Tehran and Baghdad to cooperate on information swap. The Council met on Sunday, helmed by Iraqi Prime Minister, Haider Al Abadi, to ratify the agreement. No further details have been released.

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Iranians travel to Iraqi Kurdistan without entry tax

Iranians travel to Iraqi Kurdistan without entry tax

Travelers to Iraqi Kurdistan will not be charged for entry as from the first day of Nowruz. By announcing the statement made by this Kurdish official, the Iranian Consulate in Erbil said: “Iranian travelers can also enter Iraqi Kurdistan for two weeks during the Nowruz holidays free of charge.”  

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Tehran-Baghdad sign cooperation document

Tehran-Baghdad sign cooperation document

A cooperation document with ten clauses will be signed for trade and economy during a 3-day trip by Iran’s First Vice President to Iraq. On Wednesday, Eshaq Jahangiri headed an economic and political delegation of businessmen active in the private and state sectors to Baghdad. He was accompanied by the Foreign Minister, Minister of Agriculture, and President of the CBI.

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Exceptional discounts for touring Iran in Nowruz

Exceptional discounts for touring Iran in Nowruz

Iran’s Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts, and Tourism Organization Deputy has been conducting talks with selected hotels and airlines to arrange exceptional discounts for tourists traveling to Iran during the Nowruz New Year from Turkey, Iraq, and the Republic of Azerbaijan.  

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“Abu Ghraib Strait” goes to Berlinale

“Abu Ghraib Strait” goes to Berlinale

“Abu Ghraib Strait” movie, directed by Bahram Tavakoli, will go on the silver screen at the Berlinale. “Abu Ghraib Strait”, known internationally as “The lost strait”, will premiere abroad on Friday 16 February at 18h50 Berlin time.  

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Six strategic proposals to improve Iran-Saudi relations

Six strategic proposals to improve Iran-Saudi relations

Seyed Hossein Mousavian, former diplomat and deputy secretary of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran, wrote in the Cairo Review of Global Affairs: The conflict between Saudi Arabia and Iran marks a deepening division between regional powers and international hegemons in the Persian Gulf. The Saudis and Iranians have to learn to cooperate or risk further confrontation.  

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Zangeneh: Iran to take legal steps against Pakistan

Zangeneh: Iran to take legal steps against Pakistan

Iran’s Minister of Petroleum has stated that the expansion of gas fields is continuing in cooperation with domestic and foreign companies, and added: “We are unable to speak about the agreements which will be concluded soon, because we are worried about obstructions.”

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