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Closing the Hormuz Strait will lead to military confrontation with the US

2019/04/22

A former Iranian diplomat says: “Iran aims to circumvent the sanctions as on previous occasions if the US does not renew waivers. Closing the Strait of Hormuz will entail a reaction by the US which will lead to military confrontation in the Persian Gulf.”

IRGC Neda Commander: Will close Hormuz Strait if necessary

2019/04/22

Speaking about US threats against exports of Iranian oil, the Naval Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (Neda) Commander said: “The Strait of Hormuz is an international waterway and we will block it we are prevented from using it.”

Ayat. Khamenei appoints Gen. Salami as new IRGC chief commander

2019/04/21

Ayatollah Khamenei, the Supreme Commander of All Iranian Armed Forces, has appointed the former IRGC Deputy Commander Brigadier General Hossein Salami as the new chief commander of the Revolutionary Guards.

Why Iranian officials welcome sanctions?

2019/04/20

An Iranian expert of political affairs has said: “Certain remarks by some authorities of the Islamic Republic who said sanctions are a blessing is just taking advantage of a reasonable religious phrase to justify their shortcomings for mismanagement.”

Supporters of continuing the JCPOA in Iran diminishing

2019/04/20

A reformist MP in Iran has expressed doubt on the sustainability of the JCPOA and its benefits for Iran.

Changing US policy towards Iran possible through creating costs

2019/04/19

An Iranian university professor has said: “US military action against Iran in medium-term will gain more weight should the latter’s military power and regional influence decline, but increasing the cost of a US military action would halt the implementation of this policy.”

Tourism

Why did Iranians travel less?

2019/04/21

Iran’s Tourism Organization Deputy has named rising currency prices and economic conditions as reasons for a drop in trips abroad by Iranians.

Sheikh Safi-e-Din Mausoleum – The jewel of Ardabil monuments

2019/04/19

Sheikh Safi-e-Din of Ardabil Mausoleum is a tourist destination of the city of Ardabil in northwestern Iran which is of significant historic, architectural, and tourism value. It has been inscribed as a Unesco World Heritage.

Legendary cave in Iran - one of six great world treasures

2019/04/12

There are several caves in western Iran in Lorestan Province, one of which is Pol-e Dokhtar's Kalmakareh Cave, one of the six great treasures discovered in the world.

Palace of the Sun – Home to an Iranian king’s jewels

2019/03/29

Kakh-e Khorshid [Palace of the Sun] is a most beautiful palace in Iran commissioned by Nader Shah, the founder of the Afsharid Dynasty, in 1108 HS [1729 CE].

Flash floods in Iran did not reduce Nowruz trips

2019/03/28

The Deputy of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Iran has said: “Recent flash floods did not reduce the number of Nowruz trips.”

Iran issues visas for tourists in two minutes

2019/03/17

The Iranian Ambassador to Spain has said that Iran issues visas for tourists in a minimum amount of time, including Spaniards.

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Closing the Hormuz Strait will lead to military confrontation with the US

2019/04/22

A former Iranian diplomat says: “Iran aims to circumvent the sanctions as on previous occasions if the US does not renew waivers. Closing the Strait of Hormuz will entail a reaction by the US which will lead to military confrontation in the Persian Gulf.”

Iranian doctors, engineers will go to Europe and Asia

2019/04/22

The Deputy Minister of Labor and Social Affairs in Iran has announced the dispatch of trained forces in medical and technical fields to European and Asian countries with priority given to regional countries.

IRGC Neda Commander: Will close Hormuz Strait if necessary

2019/04/22

Speaking about US threats against exports of Iranian oil, the Naval Force of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (Neda) Commander said: “The Strait of Hormuz is an international waterway and we will block it we are prevented from using it.”

Insights of “Taxi driver” screenwriter on Isfahan

2019/04/22

Paul Schrader, renowned American screenwriter, film director and critic is the guest of Fajr International Film Festival (FIFF) in Iran these days. He has been to visit Naghsh-e Jahan Square and found it amazing.

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