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Russia: Iranian presence in Syria is legal

2018/07/19

Speaking to the Kommersant Newpaper, the Russian Ambassador to Tehran said about speculations on Russian efforts to get Iran out of Syria: “First of all, I would like to remind you that Iranian presence in Syria is legal. Iranians and the Russian army are in Syria at the request of its government, taking part in joint operations to destroy terrorists.”

Trump's tough time recruiting Iranian-Americans against Tehran

2018/07/19

As President Donald Trump looks for ways to pressure the Islamist government in Tehran, he is seeking the support of Iranian-Americans in the U.S. — even though his administration has barred their Iranian relatives from visiting, imposed sanctions on their ancestral homeland and is suspected of sidelining an Iranian-American official partly due to her heritage.

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.  

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Austria organizes tourism course in Iran

2018/07/21

Talking about the huge potentials of tourism in Iran, the Austrian Ambassador to Tehran announced: “A joint tourism and ecotourism course will be run by an Austrian university to promote the industry between the two countries.”  

The joy of cool summer in Tangeh Savashi

2018/07/20

Savashi Gorge and Waterfall is located about 17 km from Firouzkouh city in Tehran Province. It attracts many tourists due to its pleasant climate in the summer.  

Iranians top list of tourists in Turkey

2018/07/19

Iran-Turkey Chamber of Commerce Secretary has announced: “Iranians top the list of tourists in Turkey and travel eight times more to this country than visitors from Central Asia. This year alone, an estimated USD 1BN 600MM was spent by Iranians in Turkey.”

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.  

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Austria organizes tourism course in Iran

2018/07/21

Talking about the huge potentials of tourism in Iran, the Austrian Ambassador to Tehran announced: “A joint tourism and ecotourism course will be run by an Austrian university to promote the industry between the two countries.”  

The joy of cool summer in Tangeh Savashi

2018/07/20

Savashi Gorge and Waterfall is located about 17 km from Firouzkouh city in Tehran Province. It attracts many tourists due to its pleasant climate in the summer.  

Spare ribs with rice – Iran’s Kurdish dish

2018/07/20

Ilam is the third largest city of Kurdistan Province in western Iran. It is surrounded by mountains and arboracious heights. It has a mild, mountainous climate.  

Russia: Iranian presence in Syria is legal

2018/07/19

Speaking to the Kommersant Newpaper, the Russian Ambassador to Tehran said about speculations on Russian efforts to get Iran out of Syria: “First of all, I would like to remind you that Iranian presence in Syria is legal. Iranians and the Russian army are in Syria at the request of its government, taking part in joint operations to destroy terrorists.”

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