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Iran will continue to be most powerful player in Iraq

2018/07/18

Middle East Eye writes that the aftermath of the Iraqi elections on 12 May confirmed the country's troubled political cycle. Although the polls reflected the Iraqis' desire for political change, the dire realities of Iraqi politics provided the usual set of obstacles to the fulfilment of this choice.

Iran builds new centrifuge rotor factory

2018/07/18

Reuters reports that Iran has built a factory that can produce rotors for up to 60 centrifuges a day, the head of its atomic agency said on Wednesday, upping the stakes in a confrontation with Washington over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear work.  

Eight requests for talks from Trump to Rouhani

2018/07/18

Mahmoud Vaezi, Chief of Staff of the President of Iran, has announced: “When they say Iran is seeking to negotiate with the United States, it has not been so thus far.

Second woman ambassador appointed in Iran

2018/07/18

On the proposal of Iran’s FM and approval of the President, the second woman ambassador in the history of the Islamic Republic of Iran has been appointed.  

Putin special envoy to visit Tehran

2018/07/18

UAWire writes that according to RBC news agency, the Special Representative of the President of Russia for Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev will visit Tehran on July 18 to inform the Iranian leadership about the results of the Russian-American meeting and to coordinate possible joint actions based on the agreements reached in Helsinki. 

Zarif: US supports Daesh

2018/07/18

Louise Miner writes in Euronews that Iran's Foreign Minister Dr Mohammad Javad Zarif told Euronews the European Union can do more to bring about peace and stability in the Middle East, and needs to back-up its commitments with actions.  

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Badrak ceremony held at St Thaddeus Monastery

2018/07/16

The 64th Badrak ceremony has been held in St Thaddeus Monastery, also known as Kara Kilisa, by Armenians in Chaldoran, northwestern Iran. Once again, the sound of freedom of religious minorities resounds from the church bells in Iran.  

The splendor of Iran in contrast to western views

2018/07/15

Tarun Vijay, a member of the BJP national executive and also a member of the DGP national, wrote in the Telegraph India that Iran is a wondrous contrast to how the West has often presented it .  

St Thaddeus Monastery annual ceremony & pilgrimage

2018/07/11

St Thaddeus Monastery, also known as Kara Kilise, will be holding its 64th religious ceremony in Chaldoran, in Iran’s West Azerbaijan Province, from Thursday 12 July 2018.  

Iranian Art of Cooking Festival

2018/07/11

The Iranian Art of Cooking Festival will be held in Zanjan 1-3 August 2018 to discover cooking talents, plus much more.  

Atashgah: Iran’s miniature waterfall

2018/07/09

The Atashgah waterfall is known as Iran’s miniature waterfall and is one of its most exciting tourist attractions. It is a 190kms from Shahr-e Kord in western Iran.  

Shushtar waterfalls – a masterpiece of engineering

2018/07/06

One of the attractive places to visit in Iran is Shushtar town in Khuzestan Province. There, you can see the waterfalls of Shuhstar (Sika) which were built to generate hydraulic power for the industrial mills in the Sassanid era.  

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EIB: No European banks can trade with Iran

2018/07/19

The European Investment Bank’s global operations would be put at risk if it were to invest in Iran, its president said on Wednesday, casting doubt on the EU’s ability to deliver on its pledge to save a nuclear deal with Tehran that Washington has abandoned.

Iran will continue to be most powerful player in Iraq

2018/07/18

Middle East Eye writes that the aftermath of the Iraqi elections on 12 May confirmed the country's troubled political cycle. Although the polls reflected the Iraqis' desire for political change, the dire realities of Iraqi politics provided the usual set of obstacles to the fulfilment of this choice.

Iran builds new centrifuge rotor factory

2018/07/18

Reuters reports that Iran has built a factory that can produce rotors for up to 60 centrifuges a day, the head of its atomic agency said on Wednesday, upping the stakes in a confrontation with Washington over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear work.  

Iranian woman athlete tops Asia cycling

2018/07/18

The captain of the Iranian women’s mountain biking team, Faranak Parto-Azar, has received the top rank in Asia.  

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